App Conference

The App Conference and Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) take place Oct. 18-19-20 at the San Jose Hilton and San Jose San Jose Convention Center.  More than 100 speakers will address key components of app development, marketing and revenue in 6 conference tracks over 3 days. With an emphasis on cross platform development, revenue strategies, and global growth, the shows provides key insight and networking for both developers and business professionals.  Highlights include:

– App Business Strategy Track – Global Growth Track
– App Product Strategy Track – App Economy Track
– Future of Mobile & Innovation Track – Start-Up Ecosystem Track
– Featured Keynotes – G-Startup Competition
– App Conference Executive Lunch – appSpace – Developer Track

App Conference runs Oct. 18-19.  GMIC runs Oct. 19-20. One badge gets you into both shows, including all conference sessions, App Conference exclusive lunches on Oct. 18-19, GMIC networking lounges on Oct. 19-20, startup competition, developer programs, expo hall and more.

Register now for fantastic networking and rich content.

Get your show started off in the right fashion with the latest market research trends and observations.  The Application Trends / Market Research session takes place 11:00 am – 12:00 pm: October 18, 2012. It is th first session in the AppCon Business Strategy track.  What types of applications are most popular? What cutting-edge technologies are being incorporated to enhance the user’s experience? How are applications being leveraged by marketing and entertainment companies to create brand engagement? How are applications being used in the enterprise field to boost productivity? The resulting session or session on this topic will also address the outlook for applications – Are they here to stay or will we shift to another medium down the road?

With our partnership with Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) your App Conference badge now gets you into all sessions and content for both shows.  App Conference takes place on Oct. 18-19 and GMIC-SV takes place on Oct. 19-20.  3 days of fantastic networking and rich content. With a bunch of new conference components to choose from we thought we’d highlight some of these for you below:

Featured Speakers:
John Riccitiello, Chief Executive Officer, Electronic ArtsNEW
Vaughan Smith, VP, FacebookNEW
Tim Draper, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (venture capital firm) NEW
Diana Moldavsky, Chief Revenue Officer, ZeptoLab (hit app Cut the Rope)NEW
Lyle Underkoffler, Vice President, Digital Media, Disney Publishing Worldwide
Jim Molinets, GM/VP of Glendale Mobile Studio, Disney Interactive Media Group
Kyle Laughlin, Vice President, Disney Interactive Labs

Conference Tracks:
Business Strategy Track
Product Strategy Track
Future of Mobile & InnovationNEW
Global Growth NEW
App EconomyNEW
Start-Up Ecosystem NEW

Developer Focused Events:
G-Startup NEW
appSpace NEW

In this session taking place October 19, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Daniel Jacobson, Director of Engineering – API, Netflix and Chris Martin, VP of Engineering, Pandora  will discuss building a platform that successfully scales across hundreds of devices and platforms. This is no easy feat!

This interactive session will put two companies under the microscope for a chance to learn and explore how their approaches to achieving ubiquity are both similar and different. There will be in-depth discussion around how each is designing, scaling and monetizing, with the opportunity to hear a host of key learnings and details on how each is moving forward. Bring your questions; there will be plenty of time for them.

View it on the schedule

In his case study session, Rish Mehta, Director of Mobile, will discuss how Banjo has created a product that has had equal success on iPhone and Android, and how he has built a team that is able to iterate extremely quickly on both platforms, leading to the product being featured as App of the Week both in iTunes and Google Play in the past year.

Banjo is a mobile social discovery platform that taps into the most powerful social networks to provide a real time view of what’s happening any place, in real time. The service has amassed over 2 million users in a little over a year since launch. Banjo has now made 300 million connections and sends out more than 5 million friend alerts every month. Banjo’s user base is global and the product has been translated into 10 different languages.

Rish will be one of 3 featured speakers in the Success Stories: Developing for Android, iPad, and iPhone session.

Other speakers include: Craig Olson, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Discovery Bay Games and Brian Tan, Product Manager for Mobile,

We are excited to announce the App Conference has relocated to the San Jose Hilton Hotel (from Santa Clara) and partnered with the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC-SV) which is taking place right next door in the San Jose Convention Center.

All App Conference attendees now have full access GMIC-SV, including the expo hall, all the keynotes and the conference sessions. The the two events compliment each other. App Conference continues to take place on Oct. 18-19 and GMIC continues to take place on Oct. 19-20.  Now you have 3 days of fantastic networking and rich content. We know this is last minute but the value provided to you as an attendee was simply too good to resist.

Also, we are please to share that we are holding the online registration rate at $595 until just before the show on Oct. 12th.  So if you haven’t done so already, now is the time to register.

Here are the key details:

DATES:  App Conference – Oct. 18-19, 2012  //  GMIC-SV – Oct. 19-20, 2012
The two conferences overlap on Friday. The App Conference takes place on Thursday and Friday, the Global Mobile Internet Conference takes place on Friday and Saturday.

App Conference – Hilton Hotel, San Jose, CA connected to
GMIC-SV  – San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA

Your App Conference badge gets you into both conferences.

The GMIC’s executive and VIP level badge holders have access to the App Conference sessions.

Hotel rooms at the Hilton are an affordable $129 / night, please click here to access the reservation page.