Software GR Presents Goran Rydqvist

Tuesday, February 28

6:00pm-8:00pm

Atomic Object, 1034 Wealthy St, SE, Grand Rapids, MI

The Art of Programming and the Future of Programming Languages

Why is programing often slow and expensive? Why do the results create a painful experience for end users? What factors define the bounds of what we are able to create through programming? Is it not overdue to design a truly great Programming Language -- one language to rule them all?

Bio:

Göran Rydqvist is the co-founder and Vice President Research and Development of Configura, a Sweden-based company specialized in space planning and system configuration. 

With more than 40 years of computer programming experience, Göran’s achievments include developing the CM incremental programming language which is the foundation of Configura's CET Designer technology. Göran excels in Dynamic Syntax & Metaprogramming, Large System Programming and Parametric Manufacturing. He holds a Master of Science from Linköping Institute of Technology (LiTH) (1984-1987) and was a PhD Student in Hardware Synthesis at LiTH (1987-1889) including a year at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in Palo Alto, California (1989) before co-founding Configura in 1990.