Conferences, Events & Meet-ups

Sharing knowledge is vital to growing open source community. As a business, we have an important part to play in creating comfortable spaces for the functional programming community to get together and exchange battle stories. We must be doing something right as our events seem to grow year on year.

Upcoming Events

We organise world class events to drive adoption of Erlang, Elixir and other emerging technologies. We also attend external events where you can meet our colleagues and listen to their talks. Stay tuned to not miss out! 

4-5 May 2017

ElixirConf is the flagship European conference for Elixir makers. This year, the community conference boasts keynotes from Jose Valim - Elixir creator and Ruby on Rails core team member, and creator of Phoenix Chris McCord. Make sure to drop in on Head of Elixir at Erlang Solutions Claudio Ortolina's talk, which will outline Elixir and Phoenix development with availability as the primary requirement. There’s also a chance to get in on the action early, with a day of tutorials (3 May 2017) preceding the two-day conference.
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Events ElixirConf

Erlang User Conference
8-9 June 2017

The go-to Erlang event in Europe, Erlang User Conference is yet to announce its lineup, but if 2016 is anything to go by, it will be unmissable. This year's sessions are set to centre around innovation, tools and frameworks, learning, distribution, concurrency, and multicore. Training sessions from leading Erlang specialists are also available before and after the conference, on 7, 12-16 June 2017.
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Event Erlang User Conference

Erlang & Elixir Factory Lite
Buenos Aires
30 June

Organised by our colleagues at Inaka, Buenos Aires Erlang Factory Lite is a conference focused on solutions that allow major business branches to benefit from Erlang and Elixir features - scalability, concurrency and fault-tolerance. Workshops are scheduled for 29 June 2017, followed by a one-day conference featuring Simon Thompson - creator of Wrangler and co-author of Erlang Programming, and Francesco Cesarini - Founder and Technology Director of Erlang Solutions.
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Events Elixir Buenos Aires

Past Events

2016 was packed with events, speaking gigs and meeting people. Many thanks for joining us across the globe! Stay tuned for the upcoming dates in 2017.

Erlang Factory Lite
7 April 2017

The Rome Erlang Factory Lite is a one-day tech conference focused on the Erlang and Elixir programming languages, as well as the themes of tools, BEAM, frameworks, distribution, concurrency and multi-core. 
We are super pleased to announce that amongst our super speakers you will hear from THE Inventors of Erlang: Robert, Mike and Joe too! Stay tuned with further updates on our event!
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EFL Rome 2017

Erlang & Elixir Factory
San Francisco
23-24 March 2017

We have upgraded our hugely popular Erlang Factory - get ready for Erlang & Elixir Factory now!
Our action-packed 2-day conference fused with a mix of talks on innovation and open-source applications based on Erlang, OTP, Elixir, LFE, BEAM and other emerging technologies. And there is still some time to submit your own talk - we are looking for ideas and themes around BEAM, tools, frameworks, distribution, concurrency and multi-core. Get in touch!
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Erlang & Elixir Factory

Lambda Days
9-10 February 2017

Lambda Days is a one of a kind experience in the functional world. A journey we will take through different talks, ideas and technologies.To us Scala, Erlang, Haskell, Elixir, F#, Lisp, Clojure, OCaml and many other emerging technologies are more than languages. Come and check for yourself - at Lambda Days we all share pure enjoyment of coding!
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Lambda days

GoTo Accelerate
London, November 2016

A new event in London with a keynote from Geoffrey Moore! Trifork, a global product development and software services company is organising a new style of event in London - GOTO Accelerate, for business leaders, technologists and strategists to address how technological innovation and disruptive invasions can be harnessed to accelerate corporate growth. GOTO Accelerate was a full day conference with a unique speaker line-up of business and technology leaders like Geoffrey Moore, Adrian Cockroft and innovators from Uber, Pearson PLC, Amazon and many more! Erlang Solutions have partnered with iGaming Business to offer a bunch of exclusive invitations to this high-level event.
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Paris Open Source Summit
Paris, November 2016

We were delighted to officially launched our messaging platform MongooseIM 2.0.0 at the POOS (Paris Open Source Summit). Our team were very busy with demoing the recent updates and networking with many mobile developers. 
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Conferences Events

Code Mesh
London, November 2016

Alternative Programming Conference. Code Mesh focuse on promoting useful non-mainstream technologies to the software industry. The underlying theme is "the right tool for the job", as opposed to automatically choosing the tool at hand. In November, we brought together users and inventors of different languages and technologies (new and old) and aimed to raise awareness and extend the knowledge of all participants, mainstream and non-mainstream users alike.
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Code Mesh

ElixirConf US
Orlando, September 2016

ElixirConf is all about Elixir, Phoenix, OTP, Web and Embedded. We are proud to be one of the main sponsors of the ElixirConf! A highly anticipated event to focus on advancing the Elixir programming language and the communities surrounding it, ElixirConf brought together developers, from novice to experienced, to discuss, collaborate, and socialise.
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Erlang User Conference
Stockholm, September 2016

The oldest Erlang event in the world that has been happening every year since 1994, except in 1996 when the community were busy developing the first version of OTP. A two-day conference that’s hosted in Stockholm, Erlang’s birthplace and a pivotal home to the community. In 2016 we welcomed some Erlang legends, provided the innovative training and tutorials and opened networking with interesting people!
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Erlang User Conference Stockholm

iGaming Super Show
Amsterdam, June 2016

Largest dedicated iGaming exhibition and conference. For over four years we have been providing support to some of the largest online gambling & betting companies that use the Erlang programming language and Erlang products such as Riak and RabbitMQ. We are proud to see our work playing a part in the recent increase in interest and adoption of Erlang for this sector. Between 7-10 June we were at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam, the biggest exhibition and conference in the online gambling & betting industry. Our CEO Stuart Withfield, Managing Director for Nordics Martin Creathorn, VP of EMEA Mladen Miliksic and Business Manager Stephen Goldby were attending. We also sponsored the Executive Conference on Thursday.
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igaming supershow erlang

Berlin, May 2016

ElixirConf.EU - The European Conference for Elixir Makers. Erlang Solutions sponsored second European edition of the ElixirConf in funky Berlin on 11-12 May. Thank you to all 340 of us, who made this such an incredible event. Enjoy the slides and videos on our YouTube channel - and see you in Barcelona in 2017!
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Erlang Factory SF
San Francisco, March 2016

Hugely popular Erlang & Elixir event in California!
Our action-packed 2-day conference (10-11 March) with training courses and tutorials before and after the event (07-09 & 14-16 March) was back! The hippest companies in Silicon Valley use Erlang/OTP, so it’s no surprise that this is was a hugely popular Erlang event. It united the US Erlang and Elixir Communities and gave the unconverted a chance to hear first-hand accounts from experienced techies using it in production. 
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Erlang Factory, San Francisco

Paris & Brussels, January 2016

XMPP Summit 19 once again took place in Brussels on 28 and 29 January, in tandem with FOSDEM on 30 and 31 January. The XSF organizes periodic in-person gatherings in order to coordinate high-bandwidth conversations, interop testing, brainstorming and planning, and to conduct other XSF business face-to-face. In January we were presenting the newest features of MongooseIM, including mobile group chat, and (re)connection optimisation. We were delighted to sponsor XSF for the third year in a row. 
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fosdem xmpp

Meetup with Goldman Sachs
London, January 2016

Building Goldman Sachs' next gen cluster management system. It was a great meetup and talk to gain a brief overview of Goldman Sachs' new platform and some of the goals and challenges that they are trying to solve by using Erlang and Riak_Core. Speakers: Roman Shestakov - VP at Goldman Sachs and a member of RPG Infra Team (RunTime Practices Team) Alex Tringham - Software Engineer, Enterprise Platforms at Goldman Sachs.
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Goldman Sachs

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