droidcon London 2018

Topics covered at #droidconUK

Thursday, 25th - Friday, 26th October at Business Design Centre, London

74 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 8:00 AM.

Take your Android development skills to new levels at droidcon London 2018, the biggest Android developer conference in Europe. Now in its 10th year.

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droidcon London is back after its success in 2017

Last year, developers from around the world gathered to listen to a range of keynote speakers, grow their skills and connect with other passionate Android developers.

This year, with an even bigger guestlist, we’re celebrating our 10th birthday and guess what? You’re invited!

Enjoy two days packed with highly-technical talks from over 70 expert speakers. Plus a few surprises...

Learn to play the guitar using Actions on Google or get a head start on building VR apps on Android – droidcon London is a developer’s paradise.

You’ll leave energised, ready to put your new-found expertise into practice – building the best Android apps you’ve ever made.

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Why you should attend:

  • Learn from experts - with VIP keynotes from the likes of Chet Haase, Romain Guy, Florina Muntenescu, Hadi Hariri and Corey Latislaw.
  • Be inspired - leave with practical ideas you can implement straight away.
  • Develop connections - network with other Android developers.
  • Explore London - our central location puts this world-class city within your reach.

Who should attend:

Android developers of all levels. There’s something in the programme for everyone.


Chet Haase

Chet Haase

Florina Muntenescu

Florina Muntenescu

Hadi Hariri

Hadi Hariri

Jake Wharton

Jake Wharton

Corey Latislaw

Corey Latislaw

Romain Guy

Romain Guy

Huyen Tue Dao

Huyen Tue Dao

Britt Barak

Britt Barak



Our goal is to encourage inclusivity and make all Skills Matter's conferences accessible to everybody. This year we are proud to announce that during droidcon London we'll have hearing loops available onsite.

If you require an induction loop, please speak with a member of our crew: they'll get you geared up and ready to enjoy our conference!

Code of Conduct

We are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all. Learn more in our Code of Conduct.

droidcon2gether day

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Day 1: Thursday 25th October 2018

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Track Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 - Workshops Track Room 4 Room 5

Registration & Breakfast


Welcome to droidcon London 2018 - Day 1


Keynote - Trash Talk: The Evolution of Garbage Collection on Android

Chet Haase and Romain Guy

All levels

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Tea & Coffee Break


New Android App Model

Milena Nikolic


appsize googleplay dynamicdelivery androidappbundle appmodel mobile

The Rise Of The State Machines: An introduction To Predictable State Container Based Architectures For Your Android Apps

Mounir Boudraa


functional redux kotlin mobile

Workshop: Room With A View

Lyla Fujiwara


persistence lifecycle reactive-ui application-architecture android-jetpack mobile

Simple dependency management in Kotlin

Paco Estevez


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Building VR Apps On Android

Julien Salvi


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Tea & Coffee Break


Write Your Own Android Studio Plugin and Automate Everything

Marcos Holgado


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Why Effective Java Still Matters to Kotlin Developers

Matthew Dolan


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Workshop: Introduction to the Navigation Component

Lyla Fujiwara


ui-patterns deep-links navigation android-jetpack mobile

Hunting Android Malware

Chris Le Roy


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Sign here, please!

Ana Baotić


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Modern Data Binding

Jose Alcerreca and Yigit Boyar


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Machine Learning on Android: TensorFlow Lite

Laurence Moroney


AI model-development machine-learning ios mobile android

Workshop: Background Work With WorkManager

Pietro F. Maggi


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What's New in Android P Security?

Scott Alexander-Bown


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Flipper, an Extensible Mobile App Debugger

Emil Sjölander and Daniel Büchele


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Tea & Coffee Break


UI Profiling in Examples. Where is my Bottleneck?

Artur Badretdinov


profiler cpu hierarchyviewer layouts profiling ui mobile

Kotlinise your Gradle Build Scripts and Plugins

Marcin Koziński


scripting gradle kotlin mobile droidconuk

Workshop: Gradual and Graceful Paging

Florina Muntenescu


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Android Autofill: 10 ways to optimize your app for a better user experience

Felipe Leme

All levels

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