Snaptic Developer Conference — May 27, 2010

Filed under: Developer Challenge — Steve Brown @ 11:12 pm May 31, 2010

On Thursday, May 27, Snaptic hosted its first Developer Conference. You can find the Flickr photo set embedded above.

120 mobile developers from around San Francisco gathered at Mighty to hear a fantastic lineup of speakers at Snaptic’s conference “by developers and for developers.” The topics ranged from practical tools and techniques to new ways of thinking for mobile developer entrepreneurs seeking to change the world.

We also announced the winners of the Move Your App! developer challenge. Here is the schedule:

Snaptic Welcome

11:00 Doors Open
11:15 Steve Brown & Andreas Schobel, “Welcome to Snaptic’s First Developer Conference and Move Your App! Developer Challenge”

Opening Your Mind

11:30 Marten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus and former CEO of MySQL, “Scaling and Succeeding with an Open-Source-Mind”
11:50 Cindy Alvarez of KISS Metrics, “Analytics: Getting to Paid”

12:05 LUNCH

Using Apps to Solve New Problems

1:15 Marko Gargenta, Marakana, “Deep Dive into Android Developement”
1:45 Clay Graham, ServiceTattler, “Our Experiment”
1:50 Zhao Lu, OrangeLabs, “Bringing User Presence To The Voice World”

2:00 BREAK

New Core Tools for Developers

2:15 Jamie Taylor, Metaweb, “Semantic + Location”
2:35 Marius Eriksen, Twitter, “geo @ Twitter”
2:55 Adam Schwen, GravityMobile, “Interface in Your Face: 11 Ways to Break Your Heart”
3:15 Geoffrey Clapp, “Developing with the Snaptic API”

3:30 BREAK

Building a Business Around Your App

3:45 Charles Yim, Google AdMob division, “Latest mobile data and best monetization practices”
4:00 Ashish Toshniwal, CEO of Y Media Labs , “Goto Market Strategy”
4:15 Brian Chen, WiRED, “Hacking the Press”

4:45 BREAK

Developing with a Vision

5:00 Juan Enriquez, “We Know What is Now, But What’s Next”

Developer Challenge Fun

5:30 Richard Tate, HopeLab, and Steve Brown, Snaptic, “Why Move Your App”
5:45 Jamis MacNiven, Buck’s of Woodside, Neil Izenberg, KidsHealth.org, Juan Enriquez, Excel Ventures, “Judges Discuss the Finalists”

6:00 Move Your App! winners

6:15 Dinner, drinks, mingle, hacking

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