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2 DAY CONFERENCE

droidcon London 2017

Topics covered at #droidconUK
Book Now: £695 £395 + VAT Book by 20th May and pay just £395!

Thursday, 26th - Friday, 27th October at Business Design Centre, London

Chet Haase and Jake Wharton. will be speaking. Starts at 9:00 AM.

Want to meet the international Android community, listen to expert speakers, find out about all the latest Android advances and see fantastic new technologies? Then join us at droidcon London, the largest Android developer conference in Europe!

Join us at droidcon London on October 26-27th 2017

The ninth droidcon London returns with more in store for you to learn and discover! Join leading experts in the Android realm who will share their ideas and thought processes on all things Mobile. Follow us at #droidconUK for all the latest updates on the conference!

THANK YOU for making droidcon London 2016 such an amazing conference! We hope you've enjoyed it as much as we did! Find below some more information, and stay in the loop!

Check out droidcon London 2016's Highlights and Conversations with speakers here!



Call for Papers is now OPEN!

Would you like to speak at #droidconUK? We want to hear your talk proposals!

Talks will be selected by Skills Matter and the Programme Committee on the basis of making the conference a varied, diverse and valuable event. Submission is open to anyone, and we encourage first-time speakers to submit a proposal. Members of the Programme Committee are happy to offer coaching and assistance on talk proposals.

The programme committee is composed by members of engineering teams from a variety of fields and backgrounds (50-50 male-female ratio from consultancy, retail, tech, start-ups, and multinational companies), and it is a reflection of the conference we aim to create: great, engaging and interesting talks from a diverse and varied set of speakers and experts.

We strongly encourage first-time speakers to be part of our programmes, and it is our target to feature as many first-time speakers as we can at this year's droidcon London. If your talk will be selected, you will have the opportunity to attend Jenny Martin's course "Giving Engaging Technical Talks at Conferences and Meetups".

Submit your proposal here.

Deadline for submissions is Sunday, May 14th 2017.

Tickets

Registration is open and we have some great Early Bird offers available so if you are planning to join us for two days packed with Android fun, get your skates on and book your ticket today!

Get Involved

Would you like to help us facilitate a great conference? Help us set up the conference spaces, introduce talks and speakers, field Q&A questions with mics, or support some of the workshops and hacks we've got in store? Sign up as a volunteer and get a free ticket to the conference!

Join us for the droidcon London Bytes evening events at CodeNode

Want to stay in the loop with the latest developments within the Android community?

Join us at the brand new droidcon London Bytes series we'll be hosting at CodeNode leading up to droidcon London 2017!

Find more information here!

Impressions of last year

Thanks to our sponsors

A talk by Jake Wharton

Jake Wharton

Android developer for Square working on Square Cash. Has a long-time severe allergy to boilerplate code and for years has been raising awareness on the issue as well as leading efforts to eradicate this horrible disease that plagues modern developers.

A talk by Chet Haase

Chet Haase

Chet is the lead of the Android UI Toolkit team at Google, where he works on animations, graphics, and performance. He also writes technical articles, writes and performs comedy, and gives presentations at developer conferences like Droidcon London 2015.

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


View details, travel and nearby hotels

Call for Papers is OPEN!

Volunteer at droidcon London 2017!

Interested in Android technology, and eager to learn the latest news? You have the chance to get a free ticket to droidcon London 2017! All we need from you is some help in setting up the conference on the day prior (Wednesday 26th of October), and some hours of your time on the days of the conference! You will be free to attend the conference for the remainder of the time.

Are you ready then? Email us at conferences@skillsmatter.com and we will put your name down as a volunteer for droidcon London 2017! Shifts and detailed info will be confirmed about one month prior to the conference.

Available Packages

    • PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Droidcon community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your Droidcon conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      Engagement Benefits

      • Extra large booth area in Droidcon's exhibitors space (6mx4m)
      • A Q&A Clinic run by your engineer(s) scheduled and announced as part of Droidcon London's Zones Program (on the Droidcon app & web pages).
      • Your video or article(*) (on your platform, tools or devices, and created by your engineering team), published and announced on the Droidcon London website, social media and news letters.
      • One demo or raffle announced on the 'Droidcon Exhibition' Program.
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Droidcon swag bags
      • Free sponsorship engagement benefits for the DroidconHack
      • 10 free exhibitor tickets for your Droidcon exhibitor team
      • 5 free conference tickets which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).

      News & Press

      • Introductions and mentions to international, national and technology press & media
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in at least 2 Droidcon London attendee newsletters
      • A mention in at least 2 Droidcon blog posts

      Exclusivity

      • Exclusive to 1 Platinum Sponsor only
    • GOLD SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Droidcon community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your Droidcon conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      • Your logo (medium) on all Droidcon web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the Droidcon news letters.
      • Your logo (medium) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for Droidcon in regular social media updates.

      Engagement Benefits

      • Large booth area in Droidcon's exhibitors space (6mx3m / 18 sqm / 194 sqft).
      • A Q&A clinic run by your engineer(s) scheduled and announced as part of Droidcon London's Zones Program (on the Droidcon app & web pages).
      • Your video or article(*) (on your platform, tools or devices, and created by your engineering team), published and announced on the Droidcon London website, social media and news letters.
      • One demo or raffle announced on the Droidcon Zones Program.
      • Two items (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Droidcon swag bags
      • Six free exhibitor tickets for your Droidcon exhibitor team
      • Six free conference tickets which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).

      Press

      • Introductions and mentions to international, national and technology press & media prior and during Droidcon

      Exclusivity

      • Exclusive to 10 Gold sponsors only

      (*) Subject to editorial guidelines.

    • SILVER SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Droidcon community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your Droidcon conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits

      • Your logo (small) on all Droidcon web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for Droidcon in regular social media updates.

      Engagement Benefits

      • A table in the exhibitors space (1.8mx0.6m / 180cm x 60cm)
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Droidcon swag bags
      • 3 free exhibitor tickets for your Droidcon exhibitor team
      • 3 free conference tickets which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).

      News & Press

      • Introductions and mentions to international, national and technology press & media
    • BRONZE SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with the Droidcon community! Show off your team, projects, tools or devices at your Droidcon conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on all Droidcon web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for Droidcon in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • 1/2 table in the exhibitors area (0.9mx0.6m / 90cm x 60cm)
      • One item (leaflet, device, pen or notepad) included in all Droidcon swag bags
      • 2 free exhibitor tickets for your Droidcon exhibitor team
      • 1 free conference ticket, which you can gift to your clients, your engineering team or a member of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).


    • DROIDCON COMMUNITY SKILLSCAST SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo displayed on all Droidcon SkillsCast recordings!

      Skills Matter will record almost every talk held at Droidcon and will publish these as SkillsCasts on Skills Matter.com. SkillsCasts are available to Skills Matter's 60,000+ strong (member) community and comprise of film footage as well as all code and slides presented in the Droidcon talks.

      If your company would like to sponsor this year's Droidcon SkillsCasts, your logo will appear along with one other sponsor logo and the Droidcon organiser logo's in all recorded SkillsCasts.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on all Droidcon SkillsCasts, available to Skills Matter's 50,000 strong member community.
      • Exclusive to two Droidcon sponsors and two Droidcon organisers only!
    • SPONSOR THE DROIDCON 2017 T-SHIRTS!
    • Have your logo printed on Droidcon T-shirts, provided to all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 1,500 Droidcon t-shirts
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE DROIDCON 2017 PARTY!!
    • Have your logo printed on all Droidcon Party beer mats and party badges, provided to conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on Droidcon Party beer mats and party badges
      • Your logo displayed on Droidcon Party pop-up banners
      • Get your logo featured in lots of pictures taken at the Droidcon Party!
      • Plus 'Partner' sponsorship benefits
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • DROIDCON SWAG BAG SPONSORSHIP
    • Have your logo printed on Droidcon swag bags, provided to all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 1,500 Droidcon swag bags
      • Exclusive to two swag bag sponsors only!
    • DROIDCON HACKATHON
    • By sponsoring the Droidcon London Hackathon, you will be able to engage some 300 Android developers with your latest platform, tools or devices.

      Sponsor and set one of the hackathon challenges, judge submissions, select winners of your challenge and provide a prize to the best team during the award ceremony on Sunday.

      Announcements, submissions and the award ceremony are all filmed and published on the Droidcon website. In addition to high social media activity Droidcon Hackathons create each year, your engineers will have the opportunity to work and collaborate with the hackathon's passionate engineers over 48 intensive (all day all night) hours.

    • PARTNER
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on all Droidcon web pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for Droidcon in regular social media updates.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

Would you like to write about droidcon London 2017? Do you blog on mobile application development? Come and join us at droidcon London 2017! If you blog about droidcon London 2017 and send us the link, and we'll proudly feature you on these pages!

And if you would like to write an article or interview some of droidcon's amazing speakers, inventors and thinkers this year, contact marketing team and have a chance to win a free press pass.

Write ups about droidcon London 2016 (and past editions too)!

Hold tight, skillscasts coming soon!