Droidcon ’13 – India’s Largest Android Developer Conference
We have one for all the Geeks by the Geeks. Droidcon, India’s largest Android developer conference and part of the world wide series of conferences that happen in London, Paris, Berlin, Netherlands, Tunis, Ankara and Brussels. If you are doing anything with Android, you'd want to be here in Bangalore on Nov 28-30th, 2013 at the MLR Convention Centre, Whitefield. Join the three day celebration of in-depth, hands-on sessions on everything about Android.
Started in 2011 in India, it is organized by developers for developers; the multi-track three day event will provide a rich variety of content for delegates by attracting the best speakers in the Android community. This year, Droidcon offers lined up dedicated tracks for deep dives into Systems, UX, Gaming, Business & App Demos that bring together the best speakers in the country. Of note this year, the Systems track shall span two days, and provide deep technical sessions.
Kiran Jonnalagadda, co-founder, HasGeek, says,” The revenue mostly depends upon ticket sales and sponsorships are all in cash. Sponsors have the opportunity to display their brand name in front of their target audience. The number of people expected for 2013 is about 500 – unique audience.”
Tickets for the event range from INR 1,800 for students, INR 2,600 Regular and INR 6,000 Corporate.
Some of the speakers of the event are Satyajeet Singh (Sr. Product Manager, Cleartrip Mobile), Christopher Neugebauer (Android developer at Asdeq Labs), Jonas Hellström (Developer Support Engineer, Sony Mobile Communications) and Bhaskar Gupta (Technical Lead at MakeMyTrip.com).
The sponsors for the event get to showcase platforms, tools and APIs, and also engage the best developers and designers. Some of the industry’s biggest names that play with Android have become the biggest investors in the event.
Sponsors for the event:
Platinum - The Intel Software and Services Group
The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) is an organization within Intel Corporation that strives to make all software run best on Intel architecture by working with industry giants such as Microsoft, Google, Independent and open software communities and ISVs. Intel engages with more than 800,000 individual software developers through an online Intel Developer Zone offering design tools, resources and expert consulting.
Gold – Sony
Developer World, available at sonymobile.com/developer, is our free hub for developer tutorials, tools and news related to Android in general, and Sony Xperia™ devices in particular. Developer World offers everything from open sourced code examples, to complementary developer tools and SDKs for Sony Xperia™ product APIs.
Sequoia Capital is a global venture capital firm with offices in India, US, China and Israel. We have been investing in India since 2006 and focus on technology, consumer and the healthcare sectors in India. Our technology investments in India include Justdial, Micromax, Druva, Mu Sigma, Sourcebits, Practo, Capillary technologies, Healthkart and Adnear. Globally, Sequoia is an investor in companies such as Google, Apple, Cisco, Yahoo, Paypal, Linkedin, Dropbox, Youtube, Airbnb and Whatsapp.
Amazon Appstore provides a proven superior monetization opportunity for Android developers with easy discovery, friction-less purchase (1-click), large reach (over 200MN active users in nearly 200 countries), low cost (development, debut, and analytics tools), and attractive monetization models (IAP, GameCircle, Coins, mobile ads, Mobile Associates). Its easy to get started as 75% of the Android tablet apps weu2019ve tested already work without any extra development. What’s more? You can harness Amazonu2019s cross-platform tools like HTML5 web apps, GameCircle and Analytics to drive customer engagement, deliver fantastic user experience, and faster time-to-market. All for FREE !
“Huawei Club” which is the 1st overseas fan club for Huawei. It is a community built for Huawei customers and fans to listen, to learn & share experiences with each other. We aim to engage closely with Entrepreneurs, Developers, Designers, Testers and Students in making things possible to innovate, redefine smart phone experience.
Embarcadero empowers software developers and data management professionals with the industry's most powerful tools for designing, building, optimizing and running their applications and database systems across multiple platforms.
In a first ever, Cleartrip for Android (proudly Indian) was recently picked up by NextBigWhat as one of the “Most Beautifully Designed App”. Additionally, Cleartrip for iOS too was selected as the “Editor’s Pick” in Apple’s App Store. What’s more, Cleartrip Mobile was adjudged “Product of the Year 2013” in the Travel Category at the ‘Product of the Year 2013’ survey conducted by Nielsen. It bagged the “Mobile Mover of the Year” award at the ‘2011 Web in Travel – WITovation’ conference in Singapore, too. Cleartrip Mobile in the UAE was adjudged “Best App - Travel & Hospitality” at ‘The Mobies 2013’ that honor the Best in Mobile Innovation in the Middle East.
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