2 DAY CONFERENCE

iOSCon 2017 - The conference for iOS and Swift Developers

Topics covered at #iOSCon

Thursday, 30th - Friday, 31st March in London

28 experts spoke.

Overview

Join us at the iOSCon in London on March 30th and 31st 2017!

Registration for iOSCon 2018 is OPEN! Super early bird tickets are available here!

Willing to learn how to make your app more accessible? Intrigued by how Swift enums can help you model information and avoid crashes, or interested in discovering how Kitura can help you write server-side apps? And if you want to find out how apps and platforms can network in a peer-to-peer fashion, or the latest news in the world of Functional Reactive Programming, or what's new in iOS 10... then join iOSCon 2017!

Join leading experts in the iOS & Swift realm, who will share the latest technologies, tools, ideas and practices developing and evolving within the iOS, Swift and Mobile Technology. Follow us at #iOSCon to hear all the latest news.

Programme Announcements!

We're now ready to unveil the line-up of speakers and experts who will make iOSCon 2017 the best one yet! Find out more on the Programme Page. Please note: programme is subject to change.

#iOSCon 2017 Highlights


  • Talks on iOS architectures, app accessibility, protocol buffers in Swift, generics and extensions in Swift, FRP (Reactive, RXSwift, ReactiveCocoa), Kitura, Bringing Swift enums to Objective-C with macros, full-text search on iOS, CoreData, peer-to-peer networking between apps and platforms, dependency injection, GraphQL and iOS apps, gaming and Metal, frameworks and tools, architecture, unit testing, and much more!

  • Workshops on Test driving Swift, Building a server-side Swift app with the Kitura web framwork, and how to write Swift proper.

Join us for the iOSCon Bytes evening events at CodeNode

Want to stay in the loop with the latest developments within the iOS and Swift communities?

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

Find more information here!

Code of Conduct

Please find our Code of Conduct here.

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Thanks to our sponsors

Programme

Day 1: Day 1 - Thursday 30th March

Join us for these great sessions!

Track Ctrl AltTab
08:30

Registration & Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to Day 1 of #ioscon 2017 with Paul Ardeleanu

Paul Ardeleanu


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09:30

Keynote: Balance

Saul Mora


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10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

The Grand Tour of iOS Architectures

Dan Cutting


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Type-safe Web APIs with Protocol Buffers in Swift

Yusuke Kita


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11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Architecting Alive Apps

Jorge Ortiz Fuentes


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The Power of Making Your App Accessible

Matthias Tretter


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12:15

Coffee Break

12:30

Generics and extensions in Swift

Paweł Brągoszewski


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Buffers and Encoders and Command Queues, omg!

Janie Clayton


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13:15

Lunch

14:15

Introduction to Functional Reactive Programming

Eliasz Sawicki


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Turbocharging feature releases in Skyscanner

Zsolt Varnai


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14:30

The art of building UI reuse components

Kevin Muessig


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Rules of (Visual) Design for Developers

Lasse Koskela


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14:45

TDD in Xcode Playgrounds

Paul Ardeleanu


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Ace The Technical Interview

Abizer Nasir


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15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Workshop: Natural Swift: write Swift the way it was meant to be written

Paul Hudson


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2

Workshop: Building a server-side Swift app with the Kitura web framework

Chris Bailey and Ian Partridge


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16:45

Coffee Break

17:00

Implementing Full-Text Search on iOS

Lasse Koskela


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Bringing Swift enums to Objective-C with macros

Brandon Kase


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17:45

Beer break

18:00
6

Panel discussion - Trends!

Jorge Ortiz Fuentes, Paul Ardeleanu, Janie Clayton, Manuel M T Chakravarty, Saul Mora, and Daniel Steinberg


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18:45

#iOSCon Party!

21:00

End of #iOSCon Day 1! See you tomorrow :)

Day 2: Day 2 - Friday 31st March

Join us for these great sessions!

Track Ctrl AltTab
08:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:15

Welcome to Day 2 of #ioscon 2017 with Paul Ardeleanu

Paul Ardeleanu


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09:30

Keynote: It's about time

Daniel Steinberg


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10:15

Coffee Break

10:30

A Strategy for Learning CoreData in 50 Easy Steps

Catja Pafort


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Pa55W0rd5 $uck!

Steve Scott (Scotty)


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11:15

Coffee Break

11:30

Composable Caching in Swift

Brandon Kase


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Going Universal: Building an app for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple TV (and staying sane)

Adrian Thomas


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12:15

Coffee Break

12:30

Dependency Injection in Practice

Yoichi Tagaya


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Talking to Strangers: Peer-to-peer networking between apps and platforms

Lasse Koskela


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13:15

Lunch

14:15

Workshop: Test Driving Swift To The Max - with or without the tests!

Phil Nash


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Workshop: A modern development workflow

Christopher Stott


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15:45

Coffee Break

16:00

Minimal Viable Tooling

Miguel Angel Quinones


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Building better iOS apps with GraphQL

Martijn Walraven


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16:45

Coffee Break

17:00

Debugging Accessibility

Sally Shepard


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17:45

Keynote: Do-It-Yourself Functional Reactive Programming

Manuel M T Chakravarty


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18:30

#ioscon 2017 Closing Ceremony and Wrap Up talk!

Sponsors

Click here if you are interested in a downloadable PDF outlining sponsorship opportunities, or contact the team by email sponsors@skillsmatter.com.

Available Packages

    • 256-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Engage with 200 highly experienced and passionate iOS and Swift developers. Show off your team, apps, games, projects or tools at your own #iOSCon conference booth!

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (extra large) on all #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your logo (extra large) at the bottom of all iOSCon Conference Pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (extra large) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Your logo on iOSCon Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • Your logo in pre-and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Your logo on conference name badges worn by every attendee
      • Your logo in the printed conference program booklet
      • Your logo on main stage re-boards and banners throughout the venue
      • Your logo on conference t-shirt
      • Your logo on conference closing speech sponsor 'thank you' slide
      • Your logo on conference swag bags
      • Your logo on iOSCon party tickets
      • Your logo on iOSCon beer mats
      • Your logo on iOSCon party banners
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for #iOSCon in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #iOSCon (4.5mx2.5m);
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #iOSCon post-conference newsletter;
      • Three gift or printed items included in all #iOSCon swag bags;
      • Six Exhibitor Tickets to the conference, providing access to the #iOSCon break-out & exhibitor space and to the #iOSCon Party;
      • Six Full Conference Tickets, providing access to all workshops and sessions and to the #iOSCon Party, 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).
      • Six tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before and during the conference and highlighted as part of tweets trending with #iOSCon
      • 50 Conference Party Drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • 4 places at speakers dinner
      • Your 300-word News Item, Interview or Blog post plus Visual announced on Conference Sneak Preview Pages and in social media
      • Your 140 character post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees
    • 128-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (large) on all #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your logo (large) at the bottom of all iOSCon Conference Pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (large) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Your logo on iOSCon Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • Your logo in pre-and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Your logo on conference name badges worn by every attendee
      • Your logo in the printed conference program booklet
      • Your logo on main stage re-boards and banners throughout the venue
      • Your logo on conference closing speech sponsor 'thank you' slide
      • Your logo on conference swag bags
      • Your logo on iOSCon party tickets
      • Your logo on iOSCon beer mats
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for #iOSCon in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #iOSCon (3mx1.5m);
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #iOSCon post-conference newsletter;
      • Two gift or printed items included in all #iOSCon swag bags;
      • Four Exhibitor Tickets to the conference, providing access to the #iOSCon break-out & exhibitor space and to the #iOSCon Party;
      • Four Full Conference Tickets, providing access to all workshops and sessions and to the #iOSCon Party, 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).
      • Four tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before and during the conference and highlighted as part of tweets trending with #iOSCon
      • 25 Conference Party Drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • 2 places at speakers dinner
      • Your 300-word News Item, Interview or Blog post plus Visual announced on Conference Sneak Preview Pages and in social media
      • Your 140 character post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees
    • 64-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (medium) on all #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your logo (medium) at the bottom of all iOSCon Conference Pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (medium) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Your logo on iOSCon Bytes Meetup pages, which feature monthly community events leading up to the conference
      • Your logo in pre-and post conference attendee news update emails
      • Your logo on conference name badges worn by every attendee
      • Your logo in the printed conference program booklet
      • Your logo on main stage re-boards and banners throughout the venue
      • Your logo on conference closing speech sponsor 'thank you' slide
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for #iOSCon in regular social media updates.
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own booth at #iOSCon (1.5mx1.5m);
      • Your sponsored message with hot linked logo in the #iOSCon post-conference newsletter;
      • One gift or printed item included in all #iOSCon swag bags;
      • Two Exhibitor Tickets to the conference, providing access to the #iOSCon break-out & exhibitor space and to the #iOSCon Party;
      • Two Full Conference Tickets, providing access to all workshops and sessions and to the #iOSCon Party, 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).
      • Two tweets retweeted by @skillsmatter before and during the conference and highlighted as part of tweets trending with #iOSCon
      • 10 Conference Party Drink tokens to give away at your booth
      • Your 300-word News Item, Interview or Blog post plus Visual announced on Conference Sneak Preview Pages and in social media
      • Your 140 character post-conference News Item & hotlinked URL shared in post-conference email shared with all attendees
    • 32-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (small) on all #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your logo (small) at the bottom of all iOSCon Conference Pages
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Your logo on conference name badges worn by every attendee
      • Your logo in the printed conference program booklet
      • Your logo on main stage re-boards and banners throughout the venue
      • Your logo on conference closing speech sponsor 'thank you' slide
      Engagement Benefits
      • Your own flipchart at #iOSCon;
      • One gift or printed item included in all #iOSCon swag bags;
      • Two Tickets to the #iOSCon Party;
      • One conference exhibitor ticket, providing access to the #iOSCon break-out & exhibitor space and to the #iOSCon Party;
      • One Full Conference Ticket, providing access to all workshops and sessions and to the #iOSCon Party, 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).
      • One tweet retweeted by @skillsmatter before and during the conference and highlighted as part of tweets trending with #iOSCon
    • 16-BIT SPONSORSHIP
    • Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo (extra small) on #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (extra small) at the bottom of all iOSCon Conference Pages;
      • One free ticket to the #iOSCon Party, which you can gift to your clients, your team or members of Computing At School (teachers learning computing to teach the new National Computing Curriculum).
      • Your logo on conference name badges worn by every attendee
      • Your logo in the printed conference program booklet
      • Your logo on main stage re-boards and banners throughout the venue
      Engagement Benefits
      • One gift or printed item included in all #iOSCon swag bags;
      • One Exhibitor Ticket to the conference, providing access to the #iOSCon break-out & exhibitor space and to the #iOSCon Party


    • SPONSOR THE IOSCON 2017 PARTY!
    • Be remembered by all conference attendees, speakers and sponsors attending the party this year! Have your logo printed on the #iOSCON 2017 Party beer mats and on highly visible party posters and pop-up banners, which are bound to feature in lots of pictures this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo displayed on the #iOSCON 2017 party beer mats and on the party table pop-up banners;
      • Five free tickets to the #iOSCON 2017 Party, which you can gift to your clients and team members;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners and on the #iOSCON 2017 Sponsor web pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Exclusive to two party sponsors only!
    • T-SHIRT SPONSORSHIP
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #IOSCon 2016 t-shirts, provided to all attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 200 #IOSCon 2017 t-shirts;
      • Two free tickets to the #IOSCon 2017 Party, which you can gift to your team or your clients;
      • Your logo (small) on the #IOSCon 2017 Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Exclusive to two t-shirt sponsors only!
    • SPONSOR THE IOSCON 2017 ATTENDEE BAGS!
    • Be remembered! Have your logo printed on all #IOSCon 2017 attendee bags, provided to all attendees, speakers and sponsors attending this year.

      Brand Visibility Benefits
      • Your logo on 200 #IOSCon 2017 attendee bags;
      • Two free tickets to the #IOSCon 2017 Party, which you can gift to your team or your clients;
      • Your logo (small) on the#IOSCon 2017 Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com;
      • Your logo (small) on all in-venue conference banners;
      • Exclusive to two attendee bag sponsors only!
    • Custom Party Sponsorship
      • Your logo on all #iOSCon Sponsor pages;
      • Your own dedicated partner page on skillsmatter.com
      • Visibility of your brand and your support for #iOSCon in regular social media updates.
      • 200 free drink tokens to provide to attendees + 50 extra that Chris can hand out during the event - usually @ £3.25

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact the team:

Thanks to our sponsors

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