Droidcon Comes to London

Droidcon, the world’s largest conference dedicated to the Android mobile platform, is coming to London on 28 and 29 October.

The two-day event will take place at the Business Design Centre and will explore all aspects of the Android platform and ecosystem, bringing together 600 professionals, including developers, designers, manufacturers and media partners to discuss the future of Android mobile applications and exchange business links.

The first day is in ‘barcamp’ style, where speaking topics are democratically elected at the start of the day and potential speakers are invited to bring any material they feel will be of interest to attendees. To close the first day, there will be a special Android edition of the App Circus, with serious kudos and prizes to be won.

The second day of the conference consists of keynote presentations and four topical tracks, featuring speakers from Orange FT Group, Google, Sony Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Device Anywhere, Commonsware, CouchDB, Soundcloud, Adobe, AdMob and T-Mobile. There are four tracks within the programme, representing themes around the follow topics: Developers; Business; Design; SDKs (Software Development kits) & APIs (Application Programming interfaces).

“The Droidcon series of events are vitally important to Android developers as they are globally renowned and produced to an independent agenda. It’s fantastic that Droidcon is now coming to London,” says Kevin McDonagh,director of software consultancy, Novoda.

Droidcon is a grass-roots event produced with accessible ticket pricing to provide a low barrier of entry for mobile software developers at all stages of their careers. Tickets, including early-bird discounted tickets, are available here. A limited quantity of Early bird tickets are available for £150.11 including VAT. Once these are gone, the full ticket price is £199.98 including VAT.