Program Committee

Martin Odersky

Lightbend (Chair)

Inventor of the Scala language, a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a founder of Lightbend. ACM fellow, co-designer of Java generics, and original author of the current javac reference Compiler.

Manuel Bernhardt


Passionate engineer, author, speaker and consultant. Co-organizer of the Scala Vienna User Group.

Sébastien Doeraene

Scala Center

Executive director of the Scala Center at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Author of Scala.js. Singer.

Lars Hupel


Lars is a Consultant at INNOQ in Munich and is known as one of the founders of the Typelevel initiative, providing principled, type-driven Scala libraries.

Adriaan Moors


Scala Team Lead @ Lightbend, with a decade of scalac contribution experience.

Heather Miller

Carnegie Mellon University

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, in the School of Computer Science, primarily affiliated with the Institute for Software Research. Co-founder and former Executive Director of the Scala Center at EPFL, where she was also a research scientist.

Josh Suereth


Senior Software Developer at Google, the author of Scala In Depth, and a contributor to the Scala community.

Darja Jovanovic

Scala Days Program Manager Scala Center

Communication and Community Manager at the Scala Center; second time Scala Days Program Manager; first time Scala Days conference coordinator, always focused on creating a positive change.