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ACCU 2011: It’s A Wrap

18 April 2011 Comments off

2 minutes


I few shout out to wrap up my time at Oxford last week.

  • Giovanni Asproni the outgoing ACCU conference person. Thank you for accepting my proposal Introduction to Scala. It was an honour
  • Ewan Milne the former Chair of ACCU organisation
  • Terry Neason for all of my presentation, performance and communication advice
  • Kevlin Henney, top consultant and speaker, for attending my talk
  • Rachel Davies, Agile coach for attending my talk
  • Julie Archer for allowing me to see Cherwell night and morning before the start
  • Belinda Wiacek for sorting my conference t-shirt, being a good sport of XBox Connect
  • Micheal Alderson-Blythwell
  • Schalke Cronje for inviting me to dinner at the Plough pub w/ Lisa Cripsin and Steve List
  • Steve “The Doc” List
  • Lisa Crispin
  • Russel Winder, for a the fantastic “Keeping Sending The Message Talk”
  • Neil Wilson, for suggesting the fabulous Mayo restaurant, St. Clements, Oxford
  • Pavol Rovensky, for driving Michael, Richard and I to Mayo and back again on Thursday night
  • Martin Winkler, for providing feedback on my Scala talk
  • Robert Fearn, for providing valuable feedback on my Scala talk
  • James Slaughter
  • Allan Kelly
  • Anna-Jayne Metcalfe
  • Charles Bailey
  • Olve Maudal
  • Martin Waplington
  • Emily Winch
  • Didier Verna for the Commons Lisp tutorial on Friday
  • Bernhard Merkle
  • Frances Buontempo
  • Steve Love
  • Sven Rosvall, for a good introduction in cloud computing
  • Anthony Kirby
  • Andy Stoke, chat about Scala adoption
  • James Byatt, chat about Scala adoption
  • Robert Westwood
  • James Bates

If missed anybody else. I am responsible and I am sorry about that. Thanks to everyone that made ACCU 2011 a great success.


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(right) the very dapper Ewan Milne, former Chair of ACCU and I (left)

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Painting reserved for £400 went for £725 and Michael Alderson-Blythwell beat John Lakos to it

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(left) outgoing ACCU conference chair, Giovanni Asproni and (right) his replacement, John Jagger

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From left to right, Lisa Crispin, Agile Tester extraordinair, her husband, Bob and Steve “The Doc” List

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My Flickr photo-stream mostly on the ACCU Speaker’s Dinner is here.

And thus endeth my week on Scala

Thanks and Enjoy 😉

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