Upcoming App Development Conferences you cannot miss

App developers in the UK and from around the world come together throughout the year to host some of the biggest app development conferences through the year and this year has a pretty amazing lineup of conferences.  

Most, if not all, of these conferences, sell out each and every year and provide an array of knowledge and experience to each and everyone who attends.

Here’s a list of app development conferences, you absolutely should not miss.

GDC/VRDC 2017 | San Francisco, CA

GDC: February 27 – March 3, 2017
Summits, Tutorials & Boot camps: February 27 – 28, 2017
GDC Expo: March 1 – 3, 2017

GDC 2017

VRDC is making a return for the second year in a row with two conference tracks: AR and VR for game development also, AR and VR for other forms of entertainment.

At VRDC you can learn to create immersive VR and AR experiences for different types of games and a wide array of entertainment and gain the chance to demo new technologies.

You will gain valuable knowledge and insight into practices to create VR and AR experiences.

VRDC Session Schedule 2017

Session speakers include:

  • Jason Keyser – Senior VFX Artist, Riot Games
  • Kiki Olofsson – Senior Studio Art Director Candy Crush, King  
  • Matthew Boehm – Animator, Blizzard Entertainment
  • Russel Carrol – Executive Producer, MobilityWare
  • Fiona Cherbak – Lead Recruiter, Worldwide Studios-Sony, PlayStation
  • Tim Foley – Senior Research Scientist, NVIDIA

Complete List of Speakers

Mobile+Web Devcon | March 1 – 3, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

Mobile and Web dev Con

Mobile+Web Devcon is a conference dedicated to helping developers like you master iOS, Android & web development tools and design and build cool apps and websites.

Mobile+Web Devcon Session Schedule

Session Speakers Include:

  • Daniel Burke – Software Engineer, Yelp
  • Zack Argyle – Senior Software Engineer, Pinterest
  • Sam Willsea – iOS Engineer, ZapLabs
  • Leslie Grandy – Sr. Director Mobile Apps, Best Buy

Complete List of Speakers

Code Mobile | April 17 – 20, 2017 | Chester, UK

A conference by UK developers who love to create mobile apps!

Attending this conference is an amazing opportunity to collaborate, share ideas and grow your network.

The Code Mobile conference has two tracks focusing on Android and iOS Development.  

Code Mobile Session Schedule

Session Speakers Include:

  • Abizer Nasir – Contract iOS / OS X Developer
  • Sasa Sekulic – Senior Android Developer & Team Leader
  • Ross Butler – Senior Software Engineer, BBC Children’s
  • Andre Tacuyan – Product Designer
  • Heather Burns – Digital Law Specialist, webdevlaw.uk / Recovering Web Designer, Idea15webdesign.com

Complete List of Speakers

Mobile Dev+Test Conference | April 24 – April 28, 2017 | San Diego, CA 

The Mobile+Dev Test Conference addresses mobile development and mobile testing as well as:

  • Design
  • Performance
  • User Experience
  • Security
  • Smart Technology
  • Wearable UX
  • iOS Development
  • Android Development
  • Wearables/Smart Technology
  • Mobile Test Automation
  • Testing Mobile in the Cloud

Listen to experts talk about the future of mobile software and spend a week of learning how to develop and test for mobile devices.

Mobile Dev+Test Conference Session Schedule

Session Speakers Include:

  • Alexander Andelkovic – Senior Agile Testing Lead, King/Midasplayer AB
  • Jennifer Bonine – VP, Global Delivery and Solutions at Tap
  • David Dang – Test Automation, Zenergy
  • Matt Reed – iOS Developer, SpotHero

Complete List Of Speakers

Mobile Apps Unlocked | May 3 – 4, 2017 | Las Vegas, US

An environment that is like no other MAU vegas is bringing together the most comprehensive group of high scale brands.

Spend two full days of learning and networking!

MAU will be covering topics such as:

  • Growth / Acquisition
  • Retention / Engagement
  • Product / Design

Attending Companies

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Image Source: MAU

Apps World Evolution | June 13 – 15, 2017 | London, UK

Returning as part of London’s tech weeks festival of technology Apps world evolution will be showcasing a paradigm shift in the digital services industry.

App Evolution will bring together developers, brands, and enterprises who are making innovative breakthroughs in the multi-platform system.

Apps World Evolution Session Schedule

Session Speakers Include:

  • Andrew Couch – Co-Founder and CEO, Candy Lab
  • Mr Neil Bruce – Head of Mobile UK, Mindshare
  • Orly Shoavi – CEO, SafeDK
  • Olga Petrova – Sales Engineer, Sencha
  • Robin Clarke – Product Manager and Producer, Appynation

Complete List Of Speakers

All of the above conferences are definitely worth attending if not to gain knowledge and network then just for the experience.

Other conferences worth checking out:

Mobile World Congress Shanghai | June 28 – July 1, 2017 | Shanghai, China

App Builders 2017 | April 24 – 25, 2017 | Lausanne, Switzerland

App Promotion Summit | April 6, 2017 | New York, US

Mobcon Europe 2017 | March 25 – 26, 2017 | Sofia, Bulgaria

Mobile Growth SummitFebruary 1 – 2, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

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2 Comments

  1. Brent
    February 2, 2017
    Reply

    Wow, it looks like you have a lot going on here. To be able to keep up with all the conferences and the speakers must be crazy!! I am thinking gI can catch that one in San Diego. I hear that Matt Reed is an awesome speaker. thank you for all your hard work!!!

    • February 3, 2017
      Reply

      Hi Brent!
      You sure should share the experience upon return.

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