Alex Miller presents some of the abstractions that make Clojure a great language: Collections, Sequence and Higher Order Functions, Multimethods, Protocols, Atoms, Macros, and others.
Alex Miller is a Senior Engineer with Revelytix, and he was technical lead at Terracotta, an engineer at BEA Systems, and Chief Architect at MetaMatrix. Alex enjoys tweeting as @puredanger and blogging at http://tech.puredanger.com. In St. Louis, Alex is the founder of the Lambda Lounge languages group, Clojure Lunch Club, and the Strange Loop developer conference.
Code PaLOUsa is a conference designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of technology stack. It has sessions revolving around Microsoft, Java, and other development platforms; along with session on higher levels that are platform agnostic. The conference schedule will feature presentations from well-known professionals in the software development community.