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Agenda

Microsoft Research F# in Education Workshop

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Time

Description

19:00

Dinner at the Liberty Hotel

 

Friday, November 5, 2010

Time 

Description 

New England Research & Development (NERD) Center

08:00 

Registration and full breakfast 

09:00 

Keynote: F#: Succinct, Modern Functional Programming—Don Syme, Microsoft Research, Cambridge  

10:30 

Break 

 

Implementations

11:00 

Going cross-platform with F# MonoDevelop plugin—Tomas Petricek, Charles University, Prague

11:30 

F# from the Mac User's Perspective—Joe Pamer, F# Core Team, Microsoft

12:00 

TryFSharp in a Browser—Dean Guo, Microsoft External Research 

12:30 

Lunch 

 

Education

13:30 

F# in the classroom and the lab—Rick Minerich, Microsoft MVP (F#) and Leader of the New England F# User's Group

14:00 

Programming Language Concepts using F# as a Meta-language—Peter Sestoft, IT University of Copenhagen -

14:30 

Panel session: Why Teach F#

 

  • Judith Bishop, Microsoft Research (Chair)
  • Nigel Horspool, University of Victoria
  • David Walker, Princeton University
  • Susan Eisenbach, Imperial College, London

15:30 

Break 

  The Future 

15:45 

Looking Ahead with F#: Taming the Data Deluge—Don Syme, Microsoft Research, Cambridge 

17:00 

Locknote: F# – An Education—Howard Mansell, CreditSuisse, New York

17:50 

Closing remarks—Judith Bishop, Microsoft Research

18:00 

End 

19:00 

Workshop dinner at the Liberty Hotel

 

Saturday, November 6, 2010 

Time 

Description 

09:00–12:30 

Project meeting by invitation