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2 DAY CONFERENCE

Droidcon 2011

Topics covered at #droidconUK

Thursday, 6th - Friday, 7th October at Business Design Centre, London

26 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

Skills Matter and WIP are pleased to announce Droidcon London 2011, which will take place in London on 6th - 7th October 2011 -- featuring the cream of the Android developer world.

DemoCamp

We have asked some of Europe's top Android developers to come and demo their new apps! We'll be announcing a list of participants in the coming days! Let us know if you're interested!

Android & Automotive: Accenture

Will be talking about what characteristics make android a compelling choice to use in automotive entertainment systems. As well as an overview of what Android offers in terms of an automotive entertainment platform, Challenges of using Android with other Linux-based stacks, eg. architectural issues, usability, division of functionality, etc.. and what Android lacks and what other platforms provide.

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

DemoCamp

We have asked some of Europe's top Android developers to come and demo their new apps! We'll be announcing a list of participants in the coming days! Let us know if you're interested!

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

Stefan on Implementing Analytics

Stefan gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Implementing Analytics

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Meme apps: Simon Monk on Cross-platform Development without HTML5

Simon Monk introduces and demonstrates Meme IDE, a development platform that can create native application code for the Android and WIndows Mobile platforms from a single project.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

From Publisher to Platform - the role of OpenSource in engaging with developers

Oscar Clark of Papaya Mobile gives a talk on the role of OpenSource in engaging with developers.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Terence Eden on the Reality of Mobile Advertising

Terence Eden of Inmobi gives a talk for Droidcon UK on the Reality of Mobile Advertising.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Joana Cruz e Costa on Multibranded Applications

Joana Cruz e Costa provides an overview of the technological challenges involved in multibranded applications, and why certain tradeoffs are necessary to ensure a successful application deployment.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Open SL

Jose gives a talk on Open SL for Barcamp at Droidcon UK 2011

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Edwin van der Voort on Developing Applications for Android Smartphones

Edwin van der Voort of Sybase gives a talk for Droidcon 2011 Barcamp on Developing Applications for Android Smartphones.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Ashley on Ad formats/placement in Apps

Ashley presents for barcamp on Ad formats/placement in Apps at Droidcon UK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Smooth and User Friendly UI and Greendroid

In this talk, Cyril Mottier shows how to develop smooth applications for the Android platform, focusing on UI tips and tricks.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Scott Brown on App Security Tips

Scott Brown gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Apps Security Tips

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Miki on Gold ADK

Miki gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Gold ADK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Chetan Padia on Multiple Products One Source Code

Chetan Padia gives a talk for Droidcon 2011's Barcamp on "Multiple Products One Source Code"

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Joe Moore on Remote pair Programming

Joe Moore of Pivotal Labs gives a talk for Barcamp at Droicon UK on Remote pair Programming.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Goncalo SIlva on Actvity Launch Modes

Goncalo Silva gives a talk for DroidconUK 2011 on "Actvity Launch Modes"

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Jerome & Maxence: Private App Store

Jerome and Maxence give a presentation for Barcamp at Droidcon London on their Private App Store

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Ben Scott-Robinson on Fusing Creativity and Technology

Ben Scott-Robinson of We Love Mobile gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon UK on Fusing Creativity and Technology

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Cisco Workshop

Marcus O'Sullivan of Cisco leads a workshop at Barcamp for Droidcon UK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Opening Keynote: Predictions Sure To Go Wrong!

Mark Murphy opens day 2 of Droidcon 2011 with his keynote talk -- Predictions Sure To Go Wrong!

Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on Stac

Keynote - Tim Stone from Cisco

Keynote - Tim Stone from Cisco

The experience is everything: Strategic UX

Greg Taylor of Tigerspike gives the run down on his approach to strategic UX.

Greg Taylor

Greg Taylor is the Design & UI/UX Director at TigerSpike UK. Greg focuses on UI/UX, innovation, fast-evolving technology platforms, and the way in which users interact with devices, software, and each other. He is fascinated by the future of technolo

Historify And Other Aggregating Applications (Google Summer Of Code Project)

Friedger Müffke will talk about Historify And Other Aggregating Applications.

Friedger Müffke

Friedger Müffke is the Founder and President of OpenIntents, which is designed to implement open intents and interfaces to make Android mobile applications work more closely together. He works as a Senior Android developer at Novoda. Friedger is the founder of the Android events series Droidcon, first held in 2009 in Berlin.

Using Hidden APIs

In this talk from Erik Hellman of Sony Ericsson you will learn how to access and use these hidden and protected APIs, the limitations of their usage and some tips'n'trick on how to use them in a safe and control manner across multiple vendors devices and Android versions

Erik Hellman

Erik is the author of "Android Programming: Pushing the limits" and a long time DroidCon speaker. He has worked on the inner details of the Android platform at Sony Mobile, hacked on the Android client for Spotify and is currently as a freelancing Android developer in Stockholm, Sweden. Erik has also been teaching software development, including Android programming, for both new and senior developers.

In-app Billing

Android In-App Billing is not for the faint of heart! Hermes Pique will introduce the core concepts behind the Android Market's Billing Service, and get you up and running with a working example using his open-source Android Billing Library.

Hermes Pique

Hermés Piqué (@hpique) is the founder of Robot Media, a children's book and comic book mobile publisher born in the Android Market. He started developing Android in 2009 with Droid Comic Viewer, now the leading Android comic reader. Hermés writes and

Excellence in the Android User Experience

Nick Butcher, one of Google's Developer Advocates for Android, will talk about UI for tablet & phone + TV.

Nick Butcher

Nick is a Android Design/Developer Advocate in Google's London office where he helps designers and developers to create sublime mobile apps. ”

Kick Start Your Android App Revenues

Itay Gadot will talk about the rapid growth of free downloads on Android Market, and how developers look for easy integration and high performing monetization tools.

Itay Gadot

Mobile entrepreneur experienced in mobile product marketing, advertising management and communication. Passionate about consumer mobile apps. and mobile user experience.

Reforming Addicts or iOS to Android Made Easy

Kieran Gutteridge will talk by reforming addicts or iOS to Android Made Easy.

Kieran Gutteridge

Kieran Gutteridge is the co-founder of Intohand, as well as being a developer and entrepreneur, who works with all mobile platforms.

Concurrency and Multi-core & Honeycomb

Al Sutton will talk about Concurrency, Multi-core and Honeycomb.

Al Sutton

Al Sutton was a major contributor in developing OUYA.Al has been involved in a wide range of things, from an interactive TV system from TwoWayTV and developing systems on Psion handhelds using SMS to things like ticket bookings and sending and receiving Emails.

Android Gaming

Mustafa Isik, software engineer and all-around geek with particular interests in programming languages, concurrency research and electronic gaming, will talk about Android Gaming.

Mustafa Isik

Mustafa aka CodeSurgeon is a software engineer and all-around geek with particular interests in programming languages, concurrency research and electronic gaming. He has been teaching programming & algorithms classes at TUM. For the most part of the

Monetizing Android apps for the Blackberry Playbook

Learn how BlackBerry® App World™ can be used to deliver your applications to users and make you money. During the session Sanyu Kiruluta shows you how to leverage BlackBerry App World as a channel to reach BlackBerry PlayBook users.

Sanyu Kiruluta

Sanyu is responsible for driving and managing the development of applications for the BlackBerry platform, working closely with BlackBerry Alliance Partners.

How To Run A Private Beta On The Android Market

Thai Tran will talk about How To Run A Private Beta On The Android Market. Have you ever launched an app and gotten 1 star ratings because it crashed or behaved badly on certain handsets? One way to avert this is to run a private beta test of the app with a large number of testers before launch.

Thai Tran

Thai Tran is the co-founder of Lightbox, a developer of mobile applications and services based in London.

Extending Your App's Life Beyond 30 days

Caroline Lewko will talk about how to find out the building blocks to creating great apps that make money by linking product development to marketing cycles and decisions needed for versioning versus feature creep

TDD Android Applications with Robolectric

Joseph Moore: "Running tests on an Android emulator or device is slow! Building, deploying, and launching the app often takes a minute or more. Robolectric is a unit test framework that de-fangs the Android SDK jar so you can test-drive the development of your Android app inside the JVM on your workstation in seconds." Joseph will talk about TDD Android Applications with Robolectric.

Joseph Moore

Joseph Moore from Pivotal Labs says: "Running tests on an Android emulator or device is slow! Building, deploying, and launching the app often takes a minute or more. Robolectric is a unit test framework that de-fangs the Android SDK jar so you can t

Gaming and Bluevia

Yosi Taguri, programmer with Fiddme who created the sensational game "Pah!", will talks about the game, and its development -- with some input from BlueVia.

Yosi Taguri

Yosi Taguri has been a developer since the age of 11 when computers had 8 bits and less than 64k of memory. He has a hobby of making people look a bit silly using apps and extremely enjoys the art of talking to people. On the serious side he has a va

Choosing The Right Augmented Reality Platform

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between natural feature tracking and vision based augmented reality? In this panel session you’ll hear from AR platform providers about the tools they offer and from a developer who has built real life AR applications for some of the top UK brands. Come armed with questions because you’ll get the chance to learn about the AR opportunities and ask questions to the panel to help you chose the right augmented reality platform for your projects..

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

3D Advertising

Terence Eden of InMobi talks about the Reality of 3D Mobile Advertising.

Terence Eden

Terence joined InMobi in 2011 to help reach out to developers and find out what they want from a mobile advertising platform. His background is as a mobile web specialist, Android developer, and Ubuntu fiddler.

Explaining Androids Message driven Architecture

Carl-Gustaf Harroch of Novoda will explain Android's Message-driven Architecture.

Carl-Gustaf Harroch

Executive director and developer at Novoda. Throughout my career, I have constantly enrich myself with new skills and ensured I am in touch with the latest in technologies and sciences. I am passionate about computing and have a clear understanding

Keynote: Using device APIs to expand market reach

YOU are a developer. YOU want to expand your market reach. Learn what APIs and opportunities are available from HTC. Imagine the possibilities; be amongst the first to invent apps and games using the new Open Sense SDK APIs – including Stereoscopic 3D, Scribe/Pen, and more. HTCdev is the developer relations program build by developers for developers.

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

Mobile Enterprise Security And The Need For Mobile Device Management

Alan Goode will talk about the use of mobile phones in the enterprise and share his experience of the Mobile Device Management market. Organisations are being challenged by employees bringing in their own mobile devices and expecting to access corporate networks and store corporate information. Alan will discuss some of the security challenges that this ‘Consumerisation’ trend is creating and how organisations are meeting this challenge.

Alan Goode

Alan Goode is MD of Goode Intelligence (GI), a London-based research and analysis firm that specialises in all things to do with mobile phone security.

Google Fragments

Richard Hyndman, one of Google's Android Developer Advocates, will talk about Google Fragments.

Richard Hyndman

Richard is a Developer Advocate for Android at Google in the UK. He has enjoyed over 10 years in the mobile industry, including experience running a VC funded mobile start up, working for a large mobile operator and a few years consulting. With his J

Steps to Best Beta Releases

Jon Vlachoyiannis is the CTO of Sfalma.com, who created Bugsense, the free and real-time bug tracking service for Android and iOS. Jon will talk about testing, specifically Steps to Best Beta Releases.

Massively Scalable c2dm with QoS and SLAs

Dylan Boyd is the Vice-President of Growth for Urban Airship. He will talk about Push notifications, specifically massively scalable c2dm with QoS and SLAs.

Dylan Boyd

Dylan Boyd is the Vice-President of Growth for Urban Airship.

Kick-starting Android Application Development

Matthias Kaeppler will talk about kick-starting Android Application Development.

Matthias Käppler

Matthias Kaeppler is in charge of mobile development for the online review company Qype, and he created or maintains the Android open source projects Signpost, Droid-Fu, and Calculon.

Motion Recognition with Android Devices

This presentation discusses the usage of accelerometer for detecting dynamic motion patterns. Gabor will examine the most frequently used motion detection methods. The effect on battery consumption will also be studied.

Gabor Paller

Gábor Paller runs the popular 'My Life with Android' blog and has reviewed a number of Android books.

Operator API

James Parton will talk about Operator API.

James Parton

A Chartered Marketer working hard to ensure Telco’s suck just a little less every day. James leads marketing for BlueVia the new developer platform from Telefonica. In addition James is a global board director of Mobile Entertainment Forum, and is th

Business Design Centre

Situated in Islington, one of London’s most vibrant areas, the BDC is within walking distance of Angel tube station and relatively close to Kings Cross, Farringdon, Liverpool Street and Euston stations. Conveniently located outside the congestion charge zone, the venue also benefits from on-site car parking, an adjacent Hilton Hotel, and has disabled access.

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52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH, GB


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Overview

Skills Matter and WIP are pleased to announce Droidcon London 2011, which will take place in London on 6th - 7th October 2011 -- featuring the cream of the Android developer world.

Programme

DemoCamp

We have asked some of Europe's top Android developers to come and demo their new apps! We'll be announcing a list of participants in the coming days! Let us know if you're interested!

Android & Automotive: Accenture

Will be talking about what characteristics make android a compelling choice to use in automotive entertainment systems. As well as an overview of what Android offers in terms of an automotive entertainment platform, Challenges of using Android with other Linux-based stacks, eg. architectural issues, usability, division of functionality, etc.. and what Android lacks and what other platforms provide.

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

DemoCamp

We have asked some of Europe's top Android developers to come and demo their new apps! We'll be announcing a list of participants in the coming days! Let us know if you're interested!

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

Stefan on Implementing Analytics

Stefan gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Implementing Analytics

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Meme apps: Simon Monk on Cross-platform Development without HTML5

Simon Monk introduces and demonstrates Meme IDE, a development platform that can create native application code for the Android and WIndows Mobile platforms from a single project.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

From Publisher to Platform - the role of OpenSource in engaging with developers

Oscar Clark of Papaya Mobile gives a talk on the role of OpenSource in engaging with developers.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Terence Eden on the Reality of Mobile Advertising

Terence Eden of Inmobi gives a talk for Droidcon UK on the Reality of Mobile Advertising.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Joana Cruz e Costa on Multibranded Applications

Joana Cruz e Costa provides an overview of the technological challenges involved in multibranded applications, and why certain tradeoffs are necessary to ensure a successful application deployment.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Open SL

Jose gives a talk on Open SL for Barcamp at Droidcon UK 2011

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Edwin van der Voort on Developing Applications for Android Smartphones

Edwin van der Voort of Sybase gives a talk for Droidcon 2011 Barcamp on Developing Applications for Android Smartphones.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Ashley on Ad formats/placement in Apps

Ashley presents for barcamp on Ad formats/placement in Apps at Droidcon UK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Smooth and User Friendly UI and Greendroid

In this talk, Cyril Mottier shows how to develop smooth applications for the Android platform, focusing on UI tips and tricks.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Scott Brown on App Security Tips

Scott Brown gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Apps Security Tips

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Miki on Gold ADK

Miki gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon 2011 on Gold ADK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Chetan Padia on Multiple Products One Source Code

Chetan Padia gives a talk for Droidcon 2011's Barcamp on "Multiple Products One Source Code"

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Joe Moore on Remote pair Programming

Joe Moore of Pivotal Labs gives a talk for Barcamp at Droicon UK on Remote pair Programming.

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Goncalo SIlva on Actvity Launch Modes

Goncalo Silva gives a talk for DroidconUK 2011 on "Actvity Launch Modes"

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Jerome & Maxence: Private App Store

Jerome and Maxence give a presentation for Barcamp at Droidcon London on their Private App Store

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Ben Scott-Robinson on Fusing Creativity and Technology

Ben Scott-Robinson of We Love Mobile gives a talk for Barcamp at Droidcon UK on Fusing Creativity and Technology

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Cisco Workshop

Marcus O'Sullivan of Cisco leads a workshop at Barcamp for Droidcon UK

Droidcon London 2011 Participants

All participants attending the conference will be run, learn and share their skills at this Unconference, find participants here

Opening Keynote: Predictions Sure To Go Wrong!

Mark Murphy opens day 2 of Droidcon 2011 with his keynote talk -- Predictions Sure To Go Wrong!

Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy is the founder of CommonsWare and the author of the Busy Coder’s Guide to Android Development. He is active in supporting the Android developer community, from answering questions on Stac

Keynote - Tim Stone from Cisco

Keynote - Tim Stone from Cisco

The experience is everything: Strategic UX

Greg Taylor of Tigerspike gives the run down on his approach to strategic UX.

Greg Taylor

Greg Taylor is the Design & UI/UX Director at TigerSpike UK. Greg focuses on UI/UX, innovation, fast-evolving technology platforms, and the way in which users interact with devices, software, and each other. He is fascinated by the future of technolo

Historify And Other Aggregating Applications (Google Summer Of Code Project)

Friedger Müffke will talk about Historify And Other Aggregating Applications.

Friedger Müffke

Friedger Müffke is the Founder and President of OpenIntents, which is designed to implement open intents and interfaces to make Android mobile applications work more closely together. He works as a Senior Android developer at Novoda. Friedger is the founder of the Android events series Droidcon, first held in 2009 in Berlin.

Using Hidden APIs

In this talk from Erik Hellman of Sony Ericsson you will learn how to access and use these hidden and protected APIs, the limitations of their usage and some tips'n'trick on how to use them in a safe and control manner across multiple vendors devices and Android versions

Erik Hellman

Erik is the author of "Android Programming: Pushing the limits" and a long time DroidCon speaker. He has worked on the inner details of the Android platform at Sony Mobile, hacked on the Android client for Spotify and is currently as a freelancing Android developer in Stockholm, Sweden. Erik has also been teaching software development, including Android programming, for both new and senior developers.

In-app Billing

Android In-App Billing is not for the faint of heart! Hermes Pique will introduce the core concepts behind the Android Market's Billing Service, and get you up and running with a working example using his open-source Android Billing Library.

Hermes Pique

Hermés Piqué (@hpique) is the founder of Robot Media, a children's book and comic book mobile publisher born in the Android Market. He started developing Android in 2009 with Droid Comic Viewer, now the leading Android comic reader. Hermés writes and

Excellence in the Android User Experience

Nick Butcher, one of Google's Developer Advocates for Android, will talk about UI for tablet & phone + TV.

Nick Butcher

Nick is a Android Design/Developer Advocate in Google's London office where he helps designers and developers to create sublime mobile apps. ”

Kick Start Your Android App Revenues

Itay Gadot will talk about the rapid growth of free downloads on Android Market, and how developers look for easy integration and high performing monetization tools.

Itay Gadot

Mobile entrepreneur experienced in mobile product marketing, advertising management and communication. Passionate about consumer mobile apps. and mobile user experience.

Reforming Addicts or iOS to Android Made Easy

Kieran Gutteridge will talk by reforming addicts or iOS to Android Made Easy.

Kieran Gutteridge

Kieran Gutteridge is the co-founder of Intohand, as well as being a developer and entrepreneur, who works with all mobile platforms.

Concurrency and Multi-core & Honeycomb

Al Sutton will talk about Concurrency, Multi-core and Honeycomb.

Al Sutton

Al Sutton was a major contributor in developing OUYA.Al has been involved in a wide range of things, from an interactive TV system from TwoWayTV and developing systems on Psion handhelds using SMS to things like ticket bookings and sending and receiving Emails.

Android Gaming

Mustafa Isik, software engineer and all-around geek with particular interests in programming languages, concurrency research and electronic gaming, will talk about Android Gaming.

Mustafa Isik

Mustafa aka CodeSurgeon is a software engineer and all-around geek with particular interests in programming languages, concurrency research and electronic gaming. He has been teaching programming & algorithms classes at TUM. For the most part of the

Monetizing Android apps for the Blackberry Playbook

Learn how BlackBerry® App World™ can be used to deliver your applications to users and make you money. During the session Sanyu Kiruluta shows you how to leverage BlackBerry App World as a channel to reach BlackBerry PlayBook users.

Sanyu Kiruluta

Sanyu is responsible for driving and managing the development of applications for the BlackBerry platform, working closely with BlackBerry Alliance Partners.

How To Run A Private Beta On The Android Market

Thai Tran will talk about How To Run A Private Beta On The Android Market. Have you ever launched an app and gotten 1 star ratings because it crashed or behaved badly on certain handsets? One way to avert this is to run a private beta test of the app with a large number of testers before launch.

Thai Tran

Thai Tran is the co-founder of Lightbox, a developer of mobile applications and services based in London.

Extending Your App's Life Beyond 30 days

Caroline Lewko will talk about how to find out the building blocks to creating great apps that make money by linking product development to marketing cycles and decisions needed for versioning versus feature creep

TDD Android Applications with Robolectric

Joseph Moore: "Running tests on an Android emulator or device is slow! Building, deploying, and launching the app often takes a minute or more. Robolectric is a unit test framework that de-fangs the Android SDK jar so you can test-drive the development of your Android app inside the JVM on your workstation in seconds." Joseph will talk about TDD Android Applications with Robolectric.

Joseph Moore

Joseph Moore from Pivotal Labs says: "Running tests on an Android emulator or device is slow! Building, deploying, and launching the app often takes a minute or more. Robolectric is a unit test framework that de-fangs the Android SDK jar so you can t

Gaming and Bluevia

Yosi Taguri, programmer with Fiddme who created the sensational game "Pah!", will talks about the game, and its development -- with some input from BlueVia.

Yosi Taguri

Yosi Taguri has been a developer since the age of 11 when computers had 8 bits and less than 64k of memory. He has a hobby of making people look a bit silly using apps and extremely enjoys the art of talking to people. On the serious side he has a va

Choosing The Right Augmented Reality Platform

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between natural feature tracking and vision based augmented reality? In this panel session you’ll hear from AR platform providers about the tools they offer and from a developer who has built real life AR applications for some of the top UK brands. Come armed with questions because you’ll get the chance to learn about the AR opportunities and ask questions to the panel to help you chose the right augmented reality platform for your projects..

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

3D Advertising

Terence Eden of InMobi talks about the Reality of 3D Mobile Advertising.

Terence Eden

Terence joined InMobi in 2011 to help reach out to developers and find out what they want from a mobile advertising platform. His background is as a mobile web specialist, Android developer, and Ubuntu fiddler.

Explaining Androids Message driven Architecture

Carl-Gustaf Harroch of Novoda will explain Android's Message-driven Architecture.

Carl-Gustaf Harroch

Executive director and developer at Novoda. Throughout my career, I have constantly enrich myself with new skills and ensured I am in touch with the latest in technologies and sciences. I am passionate about computing and have a clear understanding

Keynote: Using device APIs to expand market reach

YOU are a developer. YOU want to expand your market reach. Learn what APIs and opportunities are available from HTC. Imagine the possibilities; be amongst the first to invent apps and games using the new Open Sense SDK APIs – including Stereoscopic 3D, Scribe/Pen, and more. HTCdev is the developer relations program build by developers for developers.

Various Speakers

Various Speakers

Mobile Enterprise Security And The Need For Mobile Device Management

Alan Goode will talk about the use of mobile phones in the enterprise and share his experience of the Mobile Device Management market. Organisations are being challenged by employees bringing in their own mobile devices and expecting to access corporate networks and store corporate information. Alan will discuss some of the security challenges that this ‘Consumerisation’ trend is creating and how organisations are meeting this challenge.

Alan Goode

Alan Goode is MD of Goode Intelligence (GI), a London-based research and analysis firm that specialises in all things to do with mobile phone security.

Google Fragments

Richard Hyndman, one of Google's Android Developer Advocates, will talk about Google Fragments.

Richard Hyndman

Richard is a Developer Advocate for Android at Google in the UK. He has enjoyed over 10 years in the mobile industry, including experience running a VC funded mobile start up, working for a large mobile operator and a few years consulting. With his J

Steps to Best Beta Releases

Jon Vlachoyiannis is the CTO of Sfalma.com, who created Bugsense, the free and real-time bug tracking service for Android and iOS. Jon will talk about testing, specifically Steps to Best Beta Releases.

Massively Scalable c2dm with QoS and SLAs

Dylan Boyd is the Vice-President of Growth for Urban Airship. He will talk about Push notifications, specifically massively scalable c2dm with QoS and SLAs.

Dylan Boyd

Dylan Boyd is the Vice-President of Growth for Urban Airship.

Kick-starting Android Application Development

Matthias Kaeppler will talk about kick-starting Android Application Development.

Matthias Käppler

Matthias Kaeppler is in charge of mobile development for the online review company Qype, and he created or maintains the Android open source projects Signpost, Droid-Fu, and Calculon.

Motion Recognition with Android Devices

This presentation discusses the usage of accelerometer for detecting dynamic motion patterns. Gabor will examine the most frequently used motion detection methods. The effect on battery consumption will also be studied.

Gabor Paller

Gábor Paller runs the popular 'My Life with Android' blog and has reviewed a number of Android books.

Operator API

James Parton will talk about Operator API.

James Parton

A Chartered Marketer working hard to ensure Telco’s suck just a little less every day. James leads marketing for BlueVia the new developer platform from Telefonica. In addition James is a global board director of Mobile Entertainment Forum, and is th

Venue

Business Design Centre

Situated in Islington, one of London’s most vibrant areas, the BDC is within walking distance of Angel tube station and relatively close to Kings Cross, Farringdon, Liverpool Street and Euston stations. Conveniently located outside the congestion charge zone, the venue also benefits from on-site car parking, an adjacent Hilton Hotel, and has disabled access.

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Business Design Centre

52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH, GB


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