2 DAY CONFERENCE

Droidcon UK 2012

Topics covered at #droidconuk

Thursday, 25th - Friday, 26th October in London

72 experts spoke.
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Programme

Introduction to Polarus, a mapping library for Android

Cyril Mottier

Cyril Mottier is Mobile Software Engineer at Capitaine Train and Android Google Developer Expert. Passionate about technology and design, Cyril is an avid lover of Android and a multi-skilled engineer. He is actively involved in the Android community and shares his passion writing blog posts, creating open source libraries and giving talks. His motto: “Do less, but do it insanely great”

An open source multiplayer game framework for Android (updated)

Lukas Jarosch

Lukas Jarosch is CIO of ANDLABS. Being a creative and innovative mind, he never runs out of new game ideas. He is specialized in round based games and in multiplayer framework development.

OpenCV for Android

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.

Server-less apps, using server, coding Android

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.

Future of Android: OUYA

Julie Uhrman

Julie Uhrman is a video game entrepreneur. She is founder and CEO of OUYA — an innovative gaming console that enables any developer to publish a console game by bringing the mobile app model to the TV. OUYA is a powerful, beautifully designed, open a

Future of Android Keynote: VendScreen

Glenn Butler

In addition to focusing on VendScreen, Inc., Glenn owns and operates CTO Services, LLC , a technology and startup consulting business, and is a contributing editor to Automatic Merchandiser magazine.

Paresh Patel

Dr. Paresh Patel is a lifelong entrepreneur with a passion for applying breakthrough technologies to established business models.

Introduction to AndEngine

Johannes Borchardt

Johannes is co-founder of ANDLABS, a Munich-based company specialized in the development of Android apps and games. His focus in game development are plattformer and physic based games.

Lukas Jarosch

Lukas Jarosch is CIO of ANDLABS. Being a creative and innovative mind, he never runs out of new game ideas. He is specialized in round based games and in multiplayer framework development.

The Fragment Transition

Corey Latislaw

Corey Latislaw is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) in Android, technical lead at TAB/The App Business in London, and an avid sketchnoter. She has written and/or led teams that have developed high profile Android applications over the years, including Capital One, XfinityTV and Pinterest.

Building Songkick on Android

Akshay Dashrath

Akshay Dashrath is an Android consultant at eBay and the founder of the Bangalore Android Group. Akshay has been an Android developer for over 3 years at companies such as Novoda and Rummble.

Jamie McDonald

Jamie is an Android Engineer and UX enthusiast working on the mobile team at SoundCloud

Differentiate your app using software tools

Julian Harris

Harris joined Qualcomm in 2004 following their acquisition of Trigenix Ltd. He was appointed the role of Brew™ Developer Relations in EMEA where he was responsible for recruiting suppliers for the launch of Europe’s first Brew App Stores; TIM in Ital

The Butler Did It: Continuously building & enforcing app quality using Jenkins

Click here to download the slides, or watch the demo here!

Christopher Orr

Christopher works at iosphere GmbH in Cologne and has been a full-time Android developer for the past three years. In this time he has created two Android-related plugins for Jenkins, which are used by numerous well-known organisations to help test

Jørgen Tjernø

Jørgen works for Lookout Mobile Security, who develops the #1 security app for Android. Over the past 18 months he has split his time between Android development, build engineering, and test automation.

NOOK Developer Session: The developer opportuity

Tom Chavez

Tom recently joined the NOOK team and is focused around evangelizing the NOOK platform to the developer community at large. He loves working with developers, helping them bring their products to market by providing great tools, support, service and e

Picking up the pieces - overcoming device fragmentation

Jan Berkel

Jan is based in Berlin where he has been working on the audio platform SoundCloud for the past three years, originally starting as a back-end developer. However his side interest in Android has led to a few open-source projects and eventually the inv

Jon Schmidt

Three years ago he moved to Android and soon launched the initial iteration of the SoundCloud Android application at the end of 2010. Since moving to Berlin he has been working fulltime on evolving the core user experience of the SoundCloud app.

Writing games for an Android video games console... Oh yeah!

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.

The new Facebook SDK for Android

Simon Cross

Simon Cross is an Engineer on Facebook’s Platform team. He works with companies like Spotify, The Guardian and SoundCloud help them build their social into their Android, iOS and Web apps. Before Facebook, Simon worked at the BBC building social prod

Who Needs Thumbs? Android Instrumentation and Reverse Engineering

David Teitelbaum

David Teitelbaum is the Vice President of Engineering at Apkudo Inc. currently working on the new Android instrumentation framework, Apkudo Ape. David has heavy research experience in embedded systems, with a focus in digital signal processing and wi

The fly-in app menu for designer and developer

Cyril Mottier

Cyril Mottier is Mobile Software Engineer at Capitaine Train and Android Google Developer Expert. Passionate about technology and design, Cyril is an avid lover of Android and a multi-skilled engineer. He is actively involved in the Android community and shares his passion writing blog posts, creating open source libraries and giving talks. His motto: “Do less, but do it insanely great”

Mind the Gap - Bringing legacy Android apps up to speed

Ronan ‘Zero’ Schwarz

Ronan ‘Zero’ Schwarz is Co-Founder of OpenIntents, an OpenSource Project well-known for its Android Apps and Community efforts. Ronan has over 15 years of programming experience, in a wide variety of fields like augmented reality, web, robotics and b

Panel: Monetising your Android Application

Kevin McDonagh

Kevin McDonagh is the founder and CEO of Novoda, Europe’s largest and fastest growing independent Android consultancy with offices in London and Berlin.

Beaming Data to Devices with NFC

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

Interfacing Hardware the Easy Way with Android and Arduino

Fei Manheche

Fei Manheche is the Founder and leading developer at Robobo Inc., where he helps people realize their projects, by helping turn ideas into functional and tangible prototypes. At Robobo the solutions generally involve creating hardware that can be con

Memory Analyzer: avoiding memory leaks

Felipe Ferraz

Felipe is a Senior System Engieneer at CESAR, a PhD Candidate at CIN-UPFE and give lessons on FBV and CESAR.EDU.

Effective Automated Tests for Android apps

Julian Harty

Julian Harty has been actively involved in testing and test automation for mobile apps since 2006. He has written & contributed to various books and articles on the topic and is an active contributor to opensource projects including several of the te

Addressing the contradiction between content protection and user experience

Pravat Dalbehera

Currently, Pravat Dalbehera is heading up a team developing content protection software for Sony Mobile and has comprehensive experience in product conceptualization, design and development.

Building your app for multiple app stores

Ildar Karimov

Four out of seven years of his experience in the software industry have been dedicated to Android. Ildar develops Android products at Yandex and lectures at Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Opti

Timur Dyussebayev

Timur works on Android projects with mobile operators and handset manufacturers at Yandex. He’s been involved in Android software development for almost four years.

Using Ubuntu to develop cloud-connected Android apps

Victor Palau

Victor is the Commercial Engineering Director at Canonical. Prior to joining Canonical, Victor spent 8 years in the Mobile industry and he is currently involved in the Ubuntu for Android project.

Deep Dive into Android Custom Components

Chiu-Ki Chan

Chiu-Ki was on the Android server team when the G1 came out. She switched to apps development when she moved to the maps team, building Google Mobile Maps for Android.

Protect Your Business Against Reverse Engineering

Mark Noctor

Mark Noctor is EMEA Director for Arxan Technologies. Mark and the Arxan team work with some of the world’s most recognisable companies to secure application software against reverse-engineering and hacking.

Developing Games for Android Running on x86 and a highlight of the Orange San Diego with Intel Inside

Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is a Senior Application Engineer with Intel focusing on support for game development on x86 platforms ranging from desktops through tablets to phones. Prior to Intel, Steve worked for 12 years as a game developer for a number of companie

Ting Peng

Ting Peng is Marketing Manager for the Android platform at Orange having having previously worked as an Engineer at Orange Labs in Beijing.

Write Less / Do More

Scott Alexander-Bown

Scott is an Android developer at Help Scout and Google Developer Expert who is passionate about mobile app security.

Mobile Analytics - taking your Android apps to the next level

Simon Podd

At Flurry, Simon is the commercial director for the EMEA region.

Fast, user-friendly. and power-efficient network communication on Android

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.

Growing your Android app with Facebook

Simon Cross

Simon Cross is an Engineer on Facebook’s Platform team. He works with companies like Spotify, The Guardian and SoundCloud help them build their social into their Android, iOS and Web apps. Before Facebook, Simon worked at the BBC building social prod

Developing for Android on 2.x/3.x/4.x

Kenichi Kambara

Kenichi works as an Android application developer in Japan and has developed over 20 Apps available on Google Play including the popular Sekai Phone App (Real time translation phone services) which was demonstrated at the keynote of Google Developer

Dynamic animation using custom view

Anders Ericsson

Anders Ericson is a Senior Consultant at Jayway with 7 years of experience in the software industry. For the last 3 years he has specialized in the UI-layer of Android, using the Android view system to build custom views.

Applying lean principles to enterprise mobile development

Dave Slocombe

Dave is an innovation thought leader and lean practitioner, currently leading the lastminute.com mobile team delivering global mobile platforms and services to its group companies and brands.

Beyond Facebook Connect: Handling oAuth and REST for all the rest

David O’Neill

David is founder and CEO of Viafo, who are dedicated to making life easier for developers to add and manage different 3rd party services in their applications.

Replacing the Android SDK emulator

Daniel Fages

Daniel is a specialist in system software and a “serial entrepreneur”. His involvement in Android is mainly around running it on x86 platforms and virtualizing it, through the android-x86 project and the buildroid blog.

Integrating AI into your app

Lars Hard

Lars has over 20 years of experience in running advanced Artificial Intelligent development teams, both in Europe and North America.

Crash Reporting Trends for Mobile App Developers

Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy is the Co-Founder & CEO of Crittercism. Prior to Crittercism, he was the co-founder of a mobile social startup, and a Y Combinator company called AdThrow that specialized in real-time ads.

Android Layouts

Mark Allison

Mark Allison is a GDE for Android and software engineer with almost 25 years' experience. He is passionate about providing the user with the best possible experience. He has developed both server and client side, most commonly Android on the client side, but with also for iOS, HTML5, Symbian, and J2ME.

Mark writes a technical blog (http://blog.stylingandroid.com) which focuses on Android UI/UX topics, but often covers more general Android development techniques. He regularly speaks at Android developer events in such diverse locations as Turkey, Spain, and Brazil. He is a stalwart of Droidcon London - this will be his fourth consecutive appearance.

When not being geeky, Mark likes to unwind by hurling abuse at football referees, specifically those who are unkind to his beloved Watford FC with whom he holds a season ticket. He also has a deep love of the chilli pepper and consumes spicy food (his favourite being Indian) at every opportunity!

Mark is happily married with a grown up step-daughter, and lives in Hertfordshire, UK.

Introduction to Developing for Google TV

Matt Gaunt

Matthew Gaunt is a developer advocate for Chrome @ Google. Prior to joining Google in 2012, he was a software engineer at Future Platforms, a cross-platform mobile development house. Matt earned a master’s and bachelor’s degree in computer science at the University of Bristol.

Developing accessible apps for Android

Gary Readfern-Gray

Gary Readfern-Gray is an Accessibility Specialist/Developer of Innovation of Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

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