An Elixir conference driven by inclusion.

November 10, 2017

Providence, Rhode Island

Elixir With Love is a proactive conference about introducing developers to this exciting new language and building a diverse Elixir community.

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Elixir with Love is a community-building conference! We want talks that introduce the best parts of Elixir to developers. We want to bring healthy workplace practices front and center to the conversation.

Most of all, we want to bring everyone to the table in forging a strong open-source community for this elegant, powerful, and potentially world-shaping backend language. This means doing everything we possibly can to cultivate a positive, equitable environment for underrepresented groups.

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What we're looking for:

  • All technical Elixir/OTP talks welcome
  • Talks addressing cultural issues in tech
  • Talks about tech leadership practices that foster excellence and inclusion

Excited about the mission? Join the cause and submit a proposal. We encourage all levels of experience to apply and can't wait to hear your ideas.

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Featured Keynote

There is a crisis in the tech industry. At least 20% of our colleagues, friends, and teammates suffer silently with mental illness, but our work culture does little to help. Based on real data, we'll show the enormous impact of mental illness in our industry, and how we can change – and save – lives.

Bio: Ed Finkler, also known as Funkatron, started making web sites before browsers had frames. He does front-end and server-side work in Python, PHP, and JavaScript. Ed is the founder and chairman of Open Sourcing Mental Illness, a non-profit 501c3 dedicated to raising awareness and supporting those with mental illness in the tech industry.

He served as web lead and security researcher at The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University for 9 years. Along with Chris Hartjes, Ed is co-host of the Development Hell podcast.

Ed writes at


Elixir with Love is organized by
Rachael Serur and Omid Bachari. Get in touch!