What’s Free to Attend
Your FREE exhibition pass will give you access to Developer World, Droid World, Enterprise World, Gaming World and Connected Cars World PLUS 350 exhibitors in the Apps World North America exhibition.
The free-to-attend Developer Zone returns to Apps World North America in 2015, offering tons of expert advice and practical instruction on many practical and strategic aspects of making a living from building apps. Developer Zone attendees will hear from leading developers, platform providers and developer community evangelists from some of the leading industry brands, all keen to share their expertise and connect with talented up and coming developer professionals. These sessions aim not only to equip you with the technical skills you need to be successful, but also cover some of the business and strategic issues developers need to be able to negotiate the highly competitive industry.
Key issues covered in this track will include:
- Monetisation and payments
- Marketing and app discoverability
- Cross-platform tools & strategies
- HTML5: Beyond the hype
- Testing innovations
Leading Android developers, Google Android representatives, handset manufacturers and operators will be appearing on Apps World’s Droid World stage this year, delivering valuable developer advice and ideas around the world’s most popular smartphone OS. We’ll be examining the latest issues around app monetisation and discoverability in the Android app market. As well as discussing the rapid development of location technology and the opportunities it represents for innovative app development.
Some of the industry’s most successful developers will there to shed light on their creative, technical and business processes in open, interactive workshops where attendees will be encouraged to suggest discussion topics, debate and collaborate. Anyone with an interest in developing apps for Android, and a desire to connect with some of the leading professionals in the field, is encouraged to attend this free-to-attend Apps World conference track.
Through this two day track we will look at real-world examples of apps being used for business. Examine how applications fit into traditional organisations, enabling remote working and real time data accessibility; and discover why the enterprise market is so attractive to developers.Key issues covered in this track will include:
Enterprise app strategy:
- app stores
Enterprise development fundamentals:
- cross-platform tools
- UI/ design
The Connected Car World conference at Apps World North America examines how car manufacturers, and the connected car app ecosystem, can overcome initial challenges and harness its obvious long-term potential. This is the place to collaborate with partners; learn from industry case studies; understand what customers want; and how to foster viable developer ecosystems to deliver it. The conference track will be exploring topics such as:
- Connected car app ecosystem – how can car makers learn from the mistakes of telcos when dealing with mobile platform disruption and industry fragmentation?
- Comparing and contrasting different in car app approaches, platforms and deployment – Car hosted apps vs in-car infotainment
- Adopting ecosystem business models and embracing developers – strategies for encouraging market development and innovation
- Putting navigation at the center of your connected car journey
The Gaming track at Apps World North America will examine how developers can take advantage of the continued rise in mobile gaming. With sessions exploring mobile’s disruption of the digital entertainment industry and what this means for developers, gaming houses, console and device manufacturers, digital marketers, publishers and broadcasters looking to maximise their returns. As well as looking at how the demands of gamers themselves are evolving and how developers can hope to attract them to their products.