Friday, 10th June at The Skills Matter eXchange, London

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

Welcome to DDD eXchange

Eric Evans welcomed everyone at the DDD eXchange 2011 and provided an overview of the programme.

Eric Evans

Eric Evans, author of Domain-driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software is a thought leader in software design, domain driven design and domain modeling and particularly focuses on strategic design.

Domain Models and Composite Applications

In this talk, recorded at the DDD eXchange 2011, Udi Dahan explains the use of Bounded Contexts to turn previously monolithic systems into composite applications, now with multiple lean and mean domain models - a new perspective on DDD awaits.

Udi Dahan

Udi Dahan is one of the world’s foremost experts on Service-Oriented Architecture and Domain-Driven Design and also the creator of NServiceBus, the most popular service bus for .NET.


Dr Jim Webber -- co-author of REST in Practice -- delivers his talk on REST and Domain Driven Design

Jim Webber

Jim is Chief Scientist at Neo Technology working on next-generation solutions for massively scaling graph data.

DDD in a Functional Programming Language

This presentation very briefly introduces functional programming and contrasts it to other common styles of programming. We will then take a closer look at the features available to us in a modern functional programming language and see if, and how, these can support a modelling paradigm as required to do DDD.

Patrik Fredriksson

Patrik has been doing professional software development and mentoring for more than ten years. He has a particular passion for agile software design and architecture, software development productivity and developer craftsmanship. He is highly motivat


Testing has finally be recognized as an important aspect of our profession. This session will look at testing in DDD based systems, after the introduction of domain events, and finally when using event sourcing.

Greg Young

Greg Young coined the term "CQRS" (Command Query Responsibility Segregation) and it was instantly picked up by the community who have elaborated upon it ever since.

REST & APIs in the Guardian's DDD Processes

The Guardian have been using domain driven design for 5 years, Matt talks about how their approach to DDD has evolved. In particular this session focuses on lessons learned from applying DDD in the real world, and how moving towards a development model focussed on REST & APIs has caused the Guardian's DDD processes to evolve.

Matthew Wall

Mat Wall is lead software architect for, one of Europe's largest newspaper websites. He has lead the architecture team designing their new content management system and, more recently, the Guardian's Open Platform. He is currently focu

Park Bench Discussion

This Park Bench discussion will be chaired by Zi Makki.

Zi Makki

Just another .net developer that loves doing 'stuff' for the community.Zi is on the DDD committee and is helping out with WebDD wherever possible.

DDD Strategies for Moving Away from Legacy Systems

Often a team sets out to design a new piece of software using a domain model. At first they are focused on strategically valuable new features and modeling sessions clarify the new approach the business wants to take.

Eric Evans

Eric Evans, author of Domain-driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software is a thought leader in software design, domain driven design and domain modeling and particularly focuses on strategic design.

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.

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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.

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

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