MobDevCon 2013 was such a huge success that we’re back and better than ever. Taking all the things we learnt from last year’s conference and combining that with the really positive feedback we received, we’ve brought you yet another impressive programme that will give you a fantastic insight and insiders’ perspective into mobile technology.
We look at what’s new and what’s changed in the mobile market, trends innovations and have presentations and workshops with some of the brightest minds in the mobile market from some of the biggest and fastest growing technology companies around.
08:30 - Registration
09:30 - Keynote: Ruth John
10:45 - Break
15:00 - Break
15:15 - Endnote: Mike Spradberry
16:00 - End
Keynote - Web vs native: Where are we now?Ruth works for [The Lab] at O2 (Telefonica). Where, with over ten years in the industry, she heads up UXing, designing and front end coding. You can often find her chatting about new mobile & web development techniques and getting excited about building apps.
Closing Keynote - Mobile - Changes, Trends, InnovationWhat's new and what's changing with mobile? Mike will take a quick look at wearables, composable apps, payments, healthcare, hardware, and other areas of mobile innovation. He will also look at the implications of new technologies on enterprise architecture, and how organisations can build flexibility into their mobile strategies.
Google CastPaul is CTO and co-founder of Pixplicity, Holland’s leading Android- specific consulting and app-building company. He applies his knowledge of Java, Android and Linux in Pixplicity to develop high-quality apps and provide technical solutions for customers such as Mercedes-Benz, Parkmobile, Nestlé, De Telegraaf and De Consumentenbond.
Design for AndroidStephen has worked in the Norfolk IT industry for around a decade. He's bounced between C# and ASP.NET roles before moving to Proxama 3 years ago to work on their Android applications. Since being at Proxama he's moved through from engineer and team lead to engineer/architect. In the little time he's not working or enjoying time with his family he's an avid fan of American football and the NFL.
Cross-platform Mobile Testing and Xamarin Test CloudKarl Krukow is Test Cloud Lead at Xamarin. He graduated with a PhD from University of Aarhus in 2006 with a thesis in computer science. Before joining Xamarin, Karl was co-founder of Mobile Test Automation start-up, LessPainful, and has previously been working 6 years as a software engineer at Trifork with several years experience with iOS development, Web technologies, Clojure, teaching and conferences. His current professional passion is automated testing for mobile and the Clojure programming language.
Building Effective and Rapid Mobile Applications with the IBM Worklight PlatformAndrew works for IBM Software Services for Mobile, consulting with IBM customers on mobile technologies, especially focused on Dojo Mobile and IBM Worklight. He has presented extensively on Dojo, Mobile, REST, and Web APIs, contributing Intellectual Capital to the IBM and WebSphere communities, as well as writing two Redbooks, and numerous posts on Dojo Tips 'n' Tricks and SOA Tips 'n' Tricks , both of which co-founded. He also regularly speaks at IBM and external conferences. Previously, he worked with WebSphere ESB and WebSphere Process Server.
iOS toolbox: must know technologies for iOS developmentMatteo is a software and business consultant specialized in iOS and Mac OS X. He has developed and published several apps, alone and for different clients, and has been a co-founder of New Lemurs, where he was the main developer on the first product. He runs a consultancy named Pure Creek, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He has been one of the founders of Appsterdam, where he was the Speakers Bureau coordinator for almost three years, organizing the weekly lectures and giving speaker training. He's also a teacher and trainer in programming and iOS, he's spoken at different conferences and he's currently writing a book on learning iOS by example.
Designing between the linesMatt Davey is a designer. Exploring interaction with mobiles and tablets on all platforms. Most notably he works as a designer for 1Password and for his own startup Everpress.
This year’s MobDevCon will be held at The King's Centre in the heart of Norwich. The venue is a popular and accessible conference venue with ample parking just minutes away. The King’s Centre is fully equipped with conference facilities and even has its very own café serving up delicious home-made delicacies so you know you’re in for a treat when it comes to lunch!
As a sponsor this is an ideal opportunity to get exposure to around one hundred mobile devs and decision influencers from the Norfolk area and beyond. Please take a look at the sponsorship packages below and if you would like to sponsor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ve already lined up some fantastic sponsors for this year’s conference and we’re looking for businesses from all walks of life, in all shapes and sizes to get involved and get noticed by up to 100 key influencers and decision makers in Norfolk and the surrounding areas' technology market. Even if your business doesn’t fall under the technology umbrella it’s still a great way to promote your company as a forward thinking and informed brand that supports growth and innovation within Norfolk.
Naked Element Ltd is a bespoke software development services provider. Whether you need complex, enterprise-level software integrations, a bespoke web application or a mobile app, we have the experience and skills to meet your needs.We work with clients at all organisational levels, to advise on strategies and to implement solutions.