Haskell eXchange 2014

Topics covered at #haskellx

Wednesday, 8th October at The Skills Matter eXchange, London

10 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:30 AM.

Want to join the dots of the Haskell landscape? Eager to hear from those driving innovations in Haskell in various industry and academic fields? Then join Haskell experts and enthusiasts this October for London's premier Haskell conference.

Featuring a days of talks, demos and discussions, the Haskell eXchange will bring the world's top Haskell and Functional experts together with the super active, passionate and fast growing Haskell community to learn and share skills, exchange ideas and meet like minded people. Don't miss it!


Fancy being associated with some of the world's leading technologies? Want to attract attention to your own amazing projects and products? Jump onto the sponsorship tab at the top or give the team a call on 0207 183 9040.

More Haskell?

In partnership with the folks at Well-Typed we run public Haskell courses in London. If you want to get up to speed with Haskell and Functional Programming, we have the 'Fast Track to Haskell' course. If you're more comfortable with the fundamentals, why not attend 'Advanced Haskell'?

We are also running a series of new one day courses, including an in-depth look at the Haskell Type System and the GHC's various language extensions.

Thanks to our sponsors

Day 1: Day 1

Haskell eXchange

Track Track 1



Opening & Welcome

Andres Löh

haskell haskellx

Safe, Zero-Cost Coercions in Haskell

Simon Peyton Jones

haskell functional-programming

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments


Categories for the Working Haskeller

Jeremy Gibbons

haskell functional-programming category-theory data-types generic-programming

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments


Performance Measurement and Optimization in Haskell

Bryan O'Sullivan

haskell functional-programming performance



Rest - Building APIs Easily

Erik Hesselink

haskell functional-programming rest api gadt haskellx

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments


Coping with change: data schema migration in Haskell

Adam Gundry and Chris Dornan

haskellx haskell functional-programming schema dsl migration

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments


Structural Typing for Structured Products

Tim Williams and Peter Marks

haskell functional-programming

Coffee, Tea & Refreshments


Strongly Typed Publish/Subscribe over Websockets via Singleton Types

Oliver Charles

haskell types websockets

Pizza and Drinks


Park Bench Panel Discussion


To The Pub

The Skills Matter eXchange

Located just a five minute walk from Barbican and Old Street Stations and a 15 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Stations, the Skills Matter eXchange provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful Tech Event.

How to contact Skills Matter

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Fantastic space for your Tech event

Whether you are organising a hackathon, an (un)conference, a training course, product launch or meeting, our experienced event team loves to help you make your event stand out!

Fully equipped, with well working WIFI and projection facilities, and with AV, power points and white boards available in most of our space, the Skills Matter eXchange provides:

  • one auditorium, seating up to 125 people (theatre style)

  • two spacious event-, or training rooms, each seating up to 70 people theatre style or 25 people class room style

  • one bright training or meeting room, seating up to 14 class room style or 18 Board room style)

  • one training or meeting room, seating up to 8 people class room or Board room style.

  • two funky break-out areas serving complementary coffee & tea throughout your event.

How can we help organise your event?

We'd love to find out how we can help make your event stand out! Contact us with your requirements - and our experienced events team will start working with you, to make it happen!

Get in touch with us today!

  • Phone: +44 (0) 207 183 9040

  • Email: info@skillsmatter.com

  • Address: Skills Matter, 116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP


The Skills Matter eXchange

116-120 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DP, GB

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Fancy being associated with some of the world's leading technologies? Want to attract attention to your own amazing projects and products? Then find out more about sponsoring a Skills Matter event here or give the team a call on 0207 183 9040.

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Skills Matter's community conferences are made possible thanks to our passionate community - who constantly feed us with their ideas - and thanks to the generous support of our amazing partners, who help us keep tickets affordable, organize great workshops and are keen to meet you at their booths, to share their projects, tools and frameworks with you.

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If you want to be one of them this year, contact us on +44 207 183 9040 or take a look at the options in our sponsors pack!

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Thanks to our sponsors