Call for Papers

The inaugural Functional Programming Miniconf is being held during 2016, the week of 1st - 5th February 2016 in Geelong, Victoria.

This one-day miniconf is for FP beginners and practitioners alike. Attendees will learn FP concepts, tools and techniques and be challenged to think about programming in new ways and embrace the benefits of FP in their workplaces and open source communities.

If you have something interesting to share about FP, read on!

What are we looking for?

We are looking for talks that will interest FP newcomers and experienced practitioners alike. attendees have diverse programming and computing experience; accordingly we are unlikely to accept proposals that assume significant prior knowledge of FP, category theory, etc.

Here are some possible topic areas, to get the ideas flowing:

As with the conference proper, all talks must relate to free/open source software in some way.

First-time speakers are encouraged to apply! If you would like help fleshing out an abstract or have any questions feel free to contact the organisers.

How to submit

Email proposals to

The submission deadline is Monday 9th November.

The standard talk duration is 30 minutes including time for questions.

Include the following in your proposal:

This information will be used in the miniconf programme. If you wish you can include links or fancy formatting in your abstract by using ReStructured Text or Markdown.

Please note the following important points: