Scala Conf

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Nov 26, 2019

Moscow, Infospace

Professional Conference
For Scala developers
Whether you are using the Scala programming language in professional development or considering it as an alternative, ScalaConf Russia 2019 is a conference for you [for everyone interested in Scala].
The Russian-speaking Scala community has outgrown of the size of a chat for enthusiasts a long ago, and therefore we have decided to organize a conference dedicated specifically to the Scala language. Our conference is community-driven, active members of the community helped us to design the program.

Conference features

  • 300+ participants

  • Best networking

  • 20+ speakers -
    industry experts


Conference will be held in the center of Moscow in Event-hall "Infospace". It’s 2 kilometers away from the Kremlin and 2,2 kilometers from Gorky Central Park.

For speakers

We are looking for passionate people who understand developers and whose speeches are energetic and based on the experience.

  • Possible topics:

    • Language
    • Tooling
    • Backend
    • ScalaJS
    • Big Data
    • Functional Programming

    If your topic doesn't match, submit it anyway. We'll see what we can do.

  • Speaker package includes:

    • Accommodation during the conference at the venue hotel
    • Economy travel expense coverage
    • Full visa support
    • Speaker dinner
    • Tour of Moscow (family and friends are welcome)
    • Transfer from the airport and back
    • Support from our team at all stages of your participation – from talk acceptance until you get home after the event


Are you ready to apply?

All applications must be submitted before September 26Those approved by the Program Committee will be announced on October 10

Submit your proposal here

Our talks

  • Alexander Sharikhin ELAMA

    Scala.JS - is the suitable tool for you?

  • Nikita Melkozerov MOIA

    Better Event Sourcing with Akka Persistence and FoundationDB

  • Vladimir Polushin LIFEGUARDEYE

    Static code analysis in Scala: modern solution for modern problems

  • Vitaly Khudobakhshov JETBRAINS

    Productive Zeppelin, Spark and Hadoop in your favorite IDE: meet Big Data Tools for IntelliJ

  • Adam Warski

    Designing programmer-friendly APIs: a tapir case study

  • Wojtek Pitula

    Magic of integrations - ecosystem better than any framework

  • John A De Goes

    Keynote: TBD

  • Vitaly Bragilevsky JETBRAINS

    DOT for kiddies

Program committee

Program committee consists of representatives of large companies, frameworks and communities from Russian Internet and around the world.

  • Alexey Fomkin

    Fifteen years programming, managing people, hiring, doing open source, participating in podcasts. Believe in Scala.


  • Oli Makhasoeva

    Solutions Architect at 47 Degrees by day, and @scala_love, @ScalalazPodcast, @fun_c_ by night.

    Oli Makhasoeva

  • Oleg Nizhnikov

    Functional programming enthusiast. Author of some OSS projects.

    Oleg NizhnikovTinkoff

  • Roman Grebennikov

    Backend Lead, a Scala enthusiast and machine learning specialist, engaged in data streaming, recommendations, and ranking algorithms.

    Roman GrebennikovFindify

  • Dmitry Bugaichenko

    He is engaged in the development of a data platform in Odnoklassniki. Likes Spark, Scala. He graduated from St. Petersburg State University in 2004, and in the same place he got PhD in formal-logical methods in 2007. For almost 9 years he worked in outsourcing, without losing contact with the university and the scientific community. The analysis of big data in Odnoklassniki was a unique chance for Dmitry to combine theoretical knowledge and the scientific foundation with the development of real, popular products. And he took advantage of this chance, having come here 8 years ago.

    Dmitry BugaichenkoOdnoklassniki

  • Vladimir Pavkin

    Scala developer and functional programming enthusiast. Works at Evotor. Blogs at

    Vladimir PavkinEvotor

  • Vadim Chelyshov

    Developer at and Russian-speaking Scala community activist.

    Vadim ChelyshovHydrospheredata

  • Anatoly Kmetyuk

    Has been engaged in Scala for five years. Most of the time he worked as a freelancer specializing in web applications and machine learning. He is currently the Compiler Engineer in LAMP / EPFL, where he is working on a compiler for Scala 3. He is the author of the book "Mastering Functional Programming" (Packt Publishing).

    Anatoly KmetyukLAMP/EPFL

  • Evgeny Tokarev

    Scala and FP enthusiast, co-founder of Scalalaz podcast and co-founder of Lucky Fox Games company; Evgeny has worked on the backend side for various web services, as well as on AR and game development projects.

    Evgeny TokarevLucky Fox Games

Code of Conduct

We adhere to the standard rules outlined in the Code of Conduct.

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.


If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please feel free to contact head of the program committee Vadim Chelyshov