Now on its third year, the annual AndroidTo conference is happening once again in Toronto, Canada, this coming October 25th at Scotiabank Theatre from 10 AM to 5 PM. The conference is for all enthusiasts of the mobile operating system, including designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and students. The conference fee is $199 for regular attendees, while students will be charged only $49.
The conference is divided into three categories. “Developer Track” will zoom in on how developers of what is currently the most popular mobile platform can improve their skills and ideas and compete among the many eager developers. “Business of Mobile Track” tackles topics such as monetization, funding, creating a user base, and managing products. Meanwhile, “Design” touches on the user experience, and striking a balance between functionality and aesthetics.
Among the speakers are Kim Pimmel of Adobe, Inc. who will deliver a lecture called “Pull to Refresh: Leveraging Unused Gestures in Mobile Design;” Matthew Patience of BNotions who will talk about “The Multi-Screen Experience;” Greg Carron of Bnotions who will share about “The Multi-Screen Experience;” Faisal Abid who will talk about “10 Things Every Android Developer Should Know;” and Sachin Monga who will discuss “Growing Your App with Social Design.” Also in the speaker lineup is Anthony Kanfer with the topic “Mobile Apps – The Battle of Web vs Native;” Vance Lockton who will speak about “Key Privacy Considerations For Mobile App Developers;” Gary Yentin with “The Secrets of Being a #1 App and not Losing Money;” Allen Lau and Mike Beltzner with “How Wattpad’s Android User Base Drives Success;” Chris Haseman sharring his piece called “I Wish I’d Known That When I Started;” Boris Chan who will talk about “Becoming Social by Default on Android;” Peter O’Blenis with “Design Track;” James Wu with “Rethinking Tablet UX;” and lastly, Oleg Kostour who will talk about “Onboarding: Designing a great experience that gets users hooked.”
This year’s event is sponsored by Startapp, Rogers, BNotions, Sony, and Addictive Mobility, and organized by DX3 Canada.