VALENCIA, FEB 23-24th, 2013

  • THE CONFERENCE

    What's it about?

    ticonf.eu is a new mobile development conference primarily based around JavaScript and Appcelerator Titanium. It's a 2-day, not-for-profit, community run event featuring some of the best JavaScript and Titanium Mobile developers from Europe and the UK. The event is to take place between the 23rd-24th of February 2013 - entry and tickets are open to all regardless of your skill level! We welcome beginners and experts alike.

    It will consist of a number of formal talks, workshops and some relaxed social events that everyone can enjoy, including a Tapas tour of the old city where you are welcome to bring along your friends and partners.

    Book early to guarantee your place! - Prices start from only €129.00 + booking fees.

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TALKS WILL BE IN ENGLISH.

  • ASTORIA PALACE

    Valencia

    The event is being held in the beautiful Ayre Astoria Palace hotel right in the centre of the old city. With 204 rooms, close proximity to shops, services and restaurants, a panoramic restaurant and dining area, full gym facilities, a ground floor bar and amazing conference rooms, the Astoria Palace is our recommended place for you to stay while you attend tiConf.

    Room prices start from only €68 (£56) per night, with discounted bookings available to conference guests (booking details for discounted rates will be emailed to you after purchasing a conference ticket).

    To receive further information about accomodation and the event, signup to our newsletter.

tiConf EU 2013
Valencia, Spain

tiConf EU 2014 has been announced! This year it will be held in Amsterdam on June 28-29. Please visit http://ticonf.org for more information and tickets.

 

tiConf EU has ended for 2013, but you can still relive all the excitement online via our Vimeo Channel, Twitter, Facebook and more.

Don't forget that tiConf US 2013 will run in Baltimore on the 28-29th of June, and tiConf Australia on the 20th of August. For more details, visit http://2013.ticonf.us and http://2013.ticonf.com.au respectively.

 

SPEAKERS

Speaking at tiConf are some of the finest Appcelerator Titanium and JavaScript developers in Europe and the UK.

Click on any of the profiles below to view more information.

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    BOYDLEE POLLENTINE

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    JEFF HAYNIE

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    TREVOR WARD

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    LIZ MYERS

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    XAVIER LACOT

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    IVAN ŠKUGOR

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    OLIVIER MORANDI

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    Javier Rayón

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    DAN TAMAS

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    DAVE MACKINTOSH

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    BOB SIMS

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    GRANT SMITH

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    JOE MAFFIA

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    JöRGEN BUDER

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    KETAN MAJMUDAR

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    MARCUS ROSS

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    ALESSIO RICCO

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    ROBERTO GIL DEL SOL

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    ANTONIO CALANDUCCI

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    ESTEBAN BRIONES

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    Pablo Carballude

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    Luca Sale

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    Grant Shipley

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    MARTIN HUDSON

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    TOSHIHIDE TAKECHI

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    SAMUEL MUELLER

Toshihide Takechi
General Manager & Project Director
Service R&D Dept.
Information and Communication Technology Business Unit
DENSO CORPORATION

He has been responsible for the development of foreign luxury car navigation system for past decade. He manage and launched a several project such as Mercedez Benz, GM, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, and Volvo.
Since January 2012, he became responsible for the product planning and development of telematic services to expand the connected vehile world.
Recently, he dedicate most of his energy into his hobby "weekend farming".
According to him, there is a similarity between IT industry and agriculture.

Boydlee Pollentine
Titan, TCAD, Author of Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone Cookbook.

Boydlee has spent the last 10+ years working for large corporations and government departments in Australia, as well as successfully running a software development company for a number of years. He now owns and runs a small digital and mobile agency based in Norwich called Tipsy & Tumbler with his partner, Hannah.


An early adoptor of Titanium, he is also a Titan, TCAD and has spoken at numerous events including Mobile Monday and London Titanium.He's even written a book about Titanium development (available from Amazon, Packt Publishing and all good book stores and online retailers!).

Jeff Haynie
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Appcelerator

Jeff is Co-founder and CEO of Appcelerator. Jeff is a long-time serial entrepreneur, technologist and blogger. Previously, Jeff was Co-founder and CTO of Vocalocity, a software provider in the communications arena and before that, CTO of eHatchery, a digital incubator and off-shoot of Bill Gross’ idealab!. Jeff has worked on numerous standard committees such as IETF and W3C as well as core contributor to a number of important open source technologies such as JBoss and OpenVXI. Jeff served with distinction in the U.S. Navy.

Ketan Majmudar
Titan, TCAD.

Ket has been freelancing as a web developer/designer for 10yrs, with experience in accessible HTML & staying on top of the growing trends in web design, he moved into mobile app development in late 2010 and has used Titanium to code the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival app and the Surrey Police app (which is a social media engagement tool) . He is a Titan, and runs the London Titanium User Group.

Antonio Calanducci
Titanium Trainer

Antonio is the founder of EtnaTraining, the first Appcelerator Authorized Training Partner in Italy. As a researcher at the National Institute of Nuclear Physics, he has provided training and dissemination on Grid Computing at worldwide conferences, workshops and tutorials over the last 7 years. He is also a contract professor at the University of Catania and Apple Certified Trainer on Mac OS.

Since his introduction to Titanium in 2010, he fell in love with JavaScript, Node.js, MongoDB as well as many other JavaScript based frameworks. He has trained, over the last couple of years, more then a hundred students - preparing them to get the TCAD certification and transferring his love for the Titanium platform.

Xavier Lacot
Co-Founder, JoliCode.

Xavier is the co-founder of JoliCode, a French Web- and Mobile- expertise company which focuses on improving the quality of Web projects.

Xavier is interested in technologies related to PHP frameworks, the Semantic Web and mobile solutions. Since February 2012, he is the President of AFUP, the French PHP Users Association. He uses Titanium since 0.7, and has contributed some code to the community. He is in particular the author of joli.js, a lightweight yet powerful ORM for Titanium.

Joe Maffia
Titan, TCAD.

Web, Mobile and Application Developer, Apple maniac, DJ - Producer, Sound engineer, music lover and a general full-time geek! Joe is a regular contributer and speaker to London Titanium.

Samuel Mueller
CEO and co‐founder, Scandit

Samuel Mueller is the CEO and co‐founder of Scandit and is responsible for overall strategic direction, marketing, sales and business development. Prior to Scandit, Samuel was a management consultant and project leader for multinational companies such as Swiss Airlines, Swiss Re and IBM as well as a corporate researcher at the renowned IBM Zurich Research Lab. While at IBM, Samuel was awarded an IBM Research Division Award and a total of three IBM Invention Achievement Awards. He has authored numerous patent applications and has published his research results in leading conferences and journals. Samuel holds a PhD from ETH Zurich and graduated summa cum laude with an MSc in Computer Science and an MA in Financial Economics, both from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is regularly invited to speak at high‐profile industry conferences such as MobileBeat 2011 in San Francisco or, most recently, the Mobile Payments Conference 2012 in NYC.

Using a Barcode Scanner to Expand Your App
Samuel Mueller

This session will explain how and when you can easily expand your app with barcode scanning capabilities. After an overview of the technical challenges involved in recognizing barcode images on mobile devices, we will present case studies to illustrate how Scandit's popular barcode scanner module for Titanium empowers new consumer use cases and democratizes established enterprise processes. The session will end with a step-by-step guide on how to integrate the Scandit Module in your app.

Ivan Škugor
Top 10 Q&A Contributor

Ivan is a Titanium mobile developer from Split/Croatia, currently working for Tipsy & Tumbler Limited. He is in the top 10 Q&A contributors on the Appcelerator website and writes a popular blog about his techniques and experiences with Titanium mobile framework.

http://zenborgium.blogspot.com/

Dan Tamas
Titan, TCAD.

Dan is obsessed by mobile development. Since the first iPhone was released into the wild, he started to play with building various apps and slightly moved completely to the mobile world. Dan got hooked up by Appcelerator mainly because the syntax of objectiveC seemed really scarry for a lazy beginner and has never looked back since.

Esteban Briones

Esteban Briones is a senior field engineer at Kii Corp. He has been a Java developer since 1996, starting from the server side and moving to mobile apps in the past 10 years. His experience spans across start-up and open source software companies, as well as large enterprises such as T-Mobile. During his spare time, he likes to learn about all that's interesting in life - from software and hardware to fine arts, from sports to metaphysics. He has a passion for learning and teaching and has taught mobile development courses at Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Martin Hudson

Martin has been developing mobile apps for nearly 20 years, he led the design team responsible for the applications and UI design on the GS88, widely regarded as the first mobile to actually called a Smartphone. More recently, through his consultancy Mobile Data Systems Ltd. he has been designing Enterprise mobile apps and strategies for several blue chip clients. He is enthusiastic about Titanium and was one of the first Titans in the UK. He divides his time between his office in London and his home on the edge of the English Lake District.

Improving Code Re-use Through Alloy Widgets
Martin Hudson

Widgets are one of the more exciting features of Alloy. In this introduction to the topic, Martin will present a real-world example of a widget, showing parameter passing an event handling and its use in an Alloy application.

Pedro Enrique
Titan, TCAD.

Pedro has been been using Titanium since version 1.2 and puublished his first app in under a weekend (simple app, ATA-Chaps) and fell in love with Titanium right there and then. Working with it nights and weekends for almost a year, it was his hobby until receiving a call from Appcelerator asking him to join the team. Right now, he works in support managing the Help Desk for paying customers. When time allows it, Pedro contributes to the community by submitting pull requests, publishing gists and entire repositories in github, creating modules, twitting about it, and just anything he's asked to help out with. Titanium is not just a product, it's a culture, and sometimes, an obsession.

Durable and Performant Apps
Dan Tamas & Pedro Enrique

Dan & Pedro will give you the lowdown on the best tips on how to speedup applications. During the session they will explain coding best practices, alternative solutions for well known issues and even UI/UX tricks. They'll also touch on memory management (a sensitive subject in Titanium) and Pedro will give his 2 cents on best practices as an "Appcelerator Insider".

REST Easy with Deployd
Boydlee Pollentine

Deployd is an open source platform, built on Node.JS and MongoDB, that allows you to create custom JSON API's in minutes, not days. In this brief talk, Boydlee will explain what the Deployd platform is and show you how it really is the simplest way to design, build and a mobile API.

Marcus Ross
TCE, TCMD, TCAD.

Marcus Ross is a freelance developer and trainer. After 10 years of being an employee in several companies he is now doing SQL‐BI Projects and everything that is cross platform mobile. Three years ago he fell in love with JavaScript. He is a regular author in the German magazine "mobile&web Developer". In his spare time, he is often seen at conferences, as an attendee and a speaker with the subjects of mobile and JavaScript things. He is also the author of the first German book "Entwicklung mit Titanium Mobile". As the only German trainer for Appcelerator Titanium mobile, he drives along with the edge of technology.

Cross Platform Copter - Controlling Hardware with Titanium
Marcus Ross

Watch as Marcus Ross presents the CrossPlatformCopter, during this session about using Titanium with hardware. You control the ar.drone from Parrot with JavaScript and Titanium. All done with Titanium and truley crossplattfrom, running on Blackberry 10, iOS and Android.. You will learn on this sessions the difference of hardware programming in comparison to a business app.

Implementing the BEINTOO Gamification Platform in Titanium
Alessio Ricco

Alessio will show you to implement the BEINTOO gamification platform in a Titanium mobile app using a CommonJS module implementing REST calls.

Better Faster Stronger: How Alloy daftpunks your Titanium Projects
Xavier Lacot

This presentation is a general introduction to Alloy, the new MVC-oriented framework created by the Appcelerator guys, which is a sort of great revolution in the Titanium developement world. Alloy greatly improves the way Titanium mobile applications are built: backbone as a model management layer, MVC approach, XML templating, widgets for reusability - real candies for javascript lovers.

The attendees will learn how to easily use alloy, and will discover how this new solution brings more structure, productivity and quality to Titanium developements.

Trevor Ward
TCE, Titan, TCAD.

Trevor havs been developing software for over 20 years, initially using Cobol before going into web development in the late 90′s using Perl, HTML, JavaScript and Oracle. In 2007 he started to use Ruby on Rails and Adobe Flex, before moving into mobile application development in early 2011, using the Appcelerator Titanium framework exclusively.


Trevor runs numerous workshops and is the only current certified BNAPP trainer in the UK. You can reach him via http://www.thewarpedcoder.net

Liz Myers
Co-Founder: London-Titanium, BlackBerry Elite Member

Liz is a UX/UI Designer and Creative Technologist with more than 18 years experience working for blue chip companies such as: Adobe, Amazon, Microsoft, and Vodafone.

After a decade focused primarily on web-based applications, Liz made the switch to mobile in 2004 whilst working on a break-thru project with the Windows Mobile Group at Microsoft and has never looked back. During the past 18 months, she has used both Titanium and BlackBerryWebWorks to publish her app, 2Scoops, on 3 platforms.

Luca Sale
Blackberry Developer Evangelist

Luca Sale is a BlackBerry Developer Evangelist focusing on HTML5 development. With 9 years of web development experience under his belt, 4 of those in mobile, he is a strong advocate for front-end development and pushing the boundaries of what the web can do. Who needs a native app when you’ve got the power of the web?

Learn How To create BB10 Mobile Apps Using Existing HTML skills & Blackberry WebWorks
Liz Myers & Luca Sale

Get two for one in this workshop focused on the User-Centred Design process in general and BlackBerry App World in particular. In Part I participants will learn the new UX/UI conventions and best practice for BB10 - the new OS built on QNX. You’ll receive design templates, icon libraries and step-by-step instruction using the same design and build process Liz uses to create polished apps across all platforms.

In Part II - participants will learn how to define a new app for BB10, mockup their idea using Adobe FireWorks, sign up as a BlackBerry App World vendor, get signing keys and debug tokens, build, test, debug, and deploy their app for BB10. If you want to further your app design skills and get started publishing for App World come join us for this action-packed workshop!

Javier Rayón
Titan, TCAD

Freelance full-time Titanium developer and creator of myZings app, Friend Screener for iPad, TitanTricks and theBand template for Titanium. After more than 10 years creating software, he can assure everyone that JavaScript is most amazing language ever! (in case you decide to really learn it).

Passionate guitarist and enthusiastic photographer. Javier used to write blog posts about Titanium in spanish on www.criteriastudio.com. Now he is living in Valencia (Spain), where he prepares some of the best mojitos in the city!

ACS + Titanium: Let's conquer the world!
Javier Rayón

For any mobile developer, Titanium is a great advantage compared to native development. But there is still a high dependency on backend development, integration with servers, remote databases and so on. ACS (Appcelerator Cloud Services) reduces a lot all these extra developments that use to be far away from what is considered mobile development, and simplifying projects related to social networks, databases, geo-location… well, almost everything.

In this 45 minutes class Javier will show how to start coding ACS with Titanium in real projects, introducing some tips and good practices done from his experience to work with users, notifications, geo-location, database objects and so on and keep code clean and safe.


Attendees are encouraged to have a look to the ACS API http://cloud.appcelerator.com/docs/api/v1/acls/create

Realtime apps over HTTP and WebSockets
Antonio Calanducci

In this talk, we present an overview of the approaches to implement realtime apps over HTTP and introduce the benefit of WebSockets. Later we introduce Node.ACS and Socket.IO to demonstrate how we built a realtime survey system that works on iOS, Android and HTML5 browsers with Titanium.

There is a demo that could involve the audience if they will have internet connectivity. The android client could be download here: http://bit.ly/ticonf and the HTML5 client here: http://www.etnatraining.it/ticonf-demo

Keeping Within the Box
Trevor Ward

Follow along with Trevor as he presents a guide of how to develop applications using Titanium, without having to hack, break or use modules. Keeping within the confines of the framework and applying good coding and open source libraries to resolve almost all development issues.

Dave Mackintosh

Dave is a JavaScript and front end developer and addict, for around 9 years he has developed cutting edge websites and applications for various clients of mixed sizes. Hailing from York and living in Essex he spends most of his time developing Node and Titanium applications and his most recent project being a full MVC Node.js framework. portable enough to be used in any capacity.

Dave started using Titanium in early 2011 and has developed numerous internal applications on the now TideSDK desktop environment to help his fellow team and developers as well as working with various charities to deliver mobile applications to schools and councils.

Olivier Morandi
Titan, TCAD, TCMD.

Olivier is a software engineer working as a freelance consultant from his home at the feet of the North-Western Italy Alps. He spent a good part of the last decade doing academic research on technologies for high-speed network processing and writing compilers, before reinventing himself as a mobile and front-end developer.


Olivier has used Titanium Mobile since version 0.7 and, when needed, enjoys breaking into native code for extending the framework. He's particularly interested in analyzing the performance limits of a cross platform solution like Titanium, so created TiProfiler. He also blogs at http://titaniumninja.com

Pablo Carballude
Microsoft

Pablo Carballude is a computer scientist who has always been interested in technology. He holds a Computer Science degree, an MSc in Human Centered Interactive Technologies and an MSc in Computer Security. He has always been in touch with Semantic Web, JavaScript and web-related technologies.

He’s currently working for Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist, spreading the word of technology all over the place. What a mess!

Grant Smith

Grant has been a software developer for almost two decades, working in large firms. His current projects include Zapper Scan and Visual-IDE - a visual interface designer and builder for Titanium mobile projects.

Jörgen Buder
CTO & Partner at Purple Scout AB, (TCAD/TCMD/TCE and Titanium Mobile Trainer)

Jörgen is acting tech lead in the distributed teams working hard on mobile development with the cross platform framework Titanium Mobile from Appcelerator. Jörgen is a frequent speaker at northern europe conferences like Open Source Days or dev:Mobile. He also hosts the free Titanium Days concept held at Puple Scout Offices in Malmö, Göteborg and Stockholm every year. Jörgen developed parts of the TCAD class with Appcelerator and has ever since trained and developed Titanium Mobile apps.

Jörgen started out with embedded machine code development at the age of 12, and have walked the path of a number of languages, systems and architectures, only to land in the mobile development sector of today. With the app factory at Purple Scout he will certainly be the first one you meet when you want to know more about mobile app development and mobile strategy.

Why cross platform and why this is a great business idea.
Jörgen Buder

Are you considering Titanium Mobile for your startup, app development strategy or your own app product? This session is for those of you that needs to know why choosing Titanium can be a good idea for your business. Jorgen trains people to make a business out of cross platform mobile development.

“Let me tell you about a friend of mine that had a great mobile app idea, but painfully realized that it would take too long and cost too much to make the app in the native languages and environments provided today.“ Let's introduce the cross-platform alternative and investigate what this means to your business and your mobile app strategy. Jorgen will review some of the reasons why Purple Scout chose Titanium Mobile and how it benefit us today and leave some time for Q&A as this is usually a hot subject!

Mobile Development and the Cloud
Esteban Briones

In this talk, Mobile Development expert Esteban Briones will cover the evolution of mobile development and the emergence of new platform opportunities for developers. This will be a technical overview of mobile cloud offerings and will explain how developers can take advantage of Mobile Backend-as-a-Service technologies to rapidly develop cloud based mobile apps.

Controlling the Cloud: Push Notification with ACS
Ketan Majmudar

Ketan will run through the anatomy of the Push notice, how it works from device, to the server, to the device. He will also show you how to implement this through an open source project to register tokens, subscribe and send/receive push notifications.

Bob Sims
TCAD

Bob Sims is an American military officer who has served as an Information Systems Manager for 7 years at several international locations. He has developed and been an advocate for multiple projects using open source solutions such as eZpublish, Drupal, and Titanium Mobile. Bob maintains several organizational web and mobile app projects as part of his current assignment at the NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Alessio Ricco
TCAD, Titan

Alessio is a software engineer, a public speaker and a theatre improvisator. In two decades of professional experience he has written videogames, blog platforms and CMS's for international companies and Italian NGO's. He has used Titanium mobile since the beginning writing a videogame, TwinsMatcher, and several other apps for many companies. He's the organizer of Ti.Roma: the Roma Titanium Mobile Meetup and is currently a freelance consultant.

Roberto Gil Del Sol
CEO of ReallyLateBooking.com

Roberto been Working on internet since 1998, starting as a linux admin and perl developer. An entrepreneur (started his first startup in 2001), java developer and SOA architect for big companies and now founder and CEO of ReallyLateBooking and focused in mobile development. ReallyLateBooking is the first European mobile application (iOS and Android) for booking hotels on the same day with big discounts. It was started in June 2011 and has been developed using Titanium Appcelerator and Coffeescript.

Grant Shipley
Manager of Cloud Evangelists, Red Hat

Grant Shipley is an OpenShift PaaS Evangelist at Red Hat focused on cloud technologies. Prior to that, Grant was a Manager of Software Development with responsibilities over the www.redhat.com website and supporting infrastructure. Grant has over 15 years of software development experience focusing on Java and PHP. In his free time, he contributes to several open source projects as well as developing iOS applications. Grant has been using Linux on a daily basis since 1994 and is active in the FOSS community.

Help Sponsor tiConf from only £99 (€119)

Your business can help sponsor this community event from as little as £99 (€119), which includes:

  • • Your logo displayed as a sponsor on projector screens during the event (before and after talks, and during breaks),
  • • Your logo and a link through to your website on our sponsorship section at http://2013.ticonf.eu,
  • • Opportunity to provide us with some small samples of your service offerings or products which can be given freely to guests as part of a welcoming kit. Ideas may include product brochures, stickers, business cards, vouchers and small marketing items such as pens and lanyards.


Please contact us via admin@ticonf.eu or through the contact form at the bottom of the page for more information.


Your sponsorship money will go towards the funding of producing welcoming kits and items for guests of the conference and helping to fund additional activities such as our free social day.


Higher level sponsorship deals are available via request. Please email us at admin@ticonf.eu or through the contact form at the bottom of the page to discuss your requirements.

 

AGENDA

About the agenda // The current agenda is listed below but is subject to change based on availability of speakers and any last minute changes.


PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TALKS WILL BE IN ENGLISH.

  • FREE SOCIAL DAY - COME & SAY HELLO

    Join us for an afternoon of drinks and food as we all get together for a picnic in the park. This is your chance to meet some of the speakers in an informal, relaxed way and to relax for an afternoon and meet all the other attendees. The social day is free to attend for all ticket holders and their partners.
    Full details and a map of the meeting point can be found at http://2013.ticonf.eu/social-day.

  • DAY ONE
    Track #1 - Main Room Track #2 - Side Room
    8:30am - 9:30am Conference Registration (Reception Room)
    9:30am - 9:45am An introduction and welcome
    Boydlee Pollentine, Event Organiser
    9:45am - 10:45am Opening Keynote
    Jeff Haynie, CEO Appcelerator
    10:45am - 11:45pm Building Windows 8 Native Apps Using JavaScript
    Pablo Carballude, Microsoft Evangelist
    11:45pm - 12:45pm DENSO's Mobile Apps for Vehicles
    Toshihide Takechi, DENSO
    12:45pm - 1:45pm Lunch! The Dining Room, Level 9
    1:45pm - 2:40pm Introducing Visual-IDE
    Grant Smith
    Cross-Platform Titanium Apps & Drupal Web Services
    Bob Sims
    2:40pm - 3:35pm Object Oriented Structures & Practices
    Ivan Skugor
    SQLite - Dynamic Data in Titanium & a Primer on JSONDB
    Joe Maffia
    3:35pm - 4:00pm Interfacing with Azure Web Services
    Pablo Carballude, Microsoft
    Improving Code Re-use Through Alloy Widgets
    Martin Hudson
    4:00pm - 4:30pm Tea & Coffee Break
    4:30pm - 4:50pm Realtime mobile apps with Titanium, Node(.ACS) and WebSockets
    Antonio Calanducci
    REST Easy with Deployd
    Boydlee Pollentine, Tipsy & Tumbler Ltd
    4:50pm - 5:10pm Using a Barcode Scanner to Expand Your App
    Samuel Mueller, CEO & co-founder of Scandit
    Implementing the BEINTOO Gamification Platform in Titanium
    Alessio Ricco
    5:10pm - 5:30pm Building Apps with Appcelerator & CoffeeScript
    Roberto Gil Del Sol, ReallyLateBooking.com
    Mobile Development & The Cloud
    Esteban Briones
    5:30pm - 6:30pm Keeping Within the Box
    Trevor Ward
    6:30pm - 6:35pm International Summer School - call for Titanium experts
    Antonio Calanducci
    6:35pm - 6:40pm Conclusion for the day and a brief reminder about the agenda for Day 2 - plus a reminder for all those coming to the Tapas Tour!

  • DAY ONE - EVENING TAPAS TOUR

    This is the best way of getting to know Valencia’s old quarter in a laid back fashion in unison with the local lifestyle and tasting delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Tapas and “ir de tapas” (going out for tapas snacks and drinks) is very much a custom of Spain - the idea of tasting a variety of different tapas washed down with some good wine and enjoying good conversation. The evening involves strolling down various streets and squares and seeing some of the major monuments in Valencia’s old quarter. Visitors will stop at a selection of the most popular bars and restaurants; some are quite traditional while others are quite avant-garde.

    The Tapas Tour costs only €42 per person and we encourage you to bring along your wives/girlfriends/boyfriends/partners and share the fun with us. You can purchase tickets to the Tapas Tour separately when making your conference ticket purchase through EventBrite.

    For everyone who purchases the ticket for the Tapas Tour, we will be leaving from the hotel 7:30pm sharp from the hotel lobby. Be there or be square!

  • DAY TWO
    Track #1 - Main Room Track #2 - Side Room
    8:55am - 9:00am An Introduction and Welcome to Day 2
    Boydlee Pollentine, Event Organiser
    9:00am - 10:00am Titanium and Red Hat's OpenShift
    Grant Shipley
    10:00am - 11:00am Better Faster Stronger: How Alloy daftpunks Your Titanium Projects
    Xavier Lacot, JoliCode
    11:00am - 11:30am Tea & Coffee Break
    11:30am - 12:15am ACS + Titanium: Let's conquer the world!
    Javier Rayon, Criteria Studios
    12:15am - 1:00pm Cross Platform Copter - Controlling Hardware with Titanium
    Marcus Ross
    1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch! The Dining Room, Level 9
    2:00pm - 3:00pm Controlling the Cloud: Push Notification with ACS
    Ketan Majmudar
    Durable and Performant Apps
    Dan Tamas
    3:00pm - 4:30pm WORKSHOP 1

    Learn How To create BB10 Mobile Apps Using Existing HTML skills & Blackberry WebWorks

    Liz Myers & Luca Sale
    WORKSHOP 2

    An Introduction and Primer to NodeJS

    Dave Mackintosh
    4:30pm - 6:00pm WORKSHOP 1

    Deep Dive Into CommonJS patterns and Usage

    Trevor Ward
    WORKSHOP 2

    Extending Titanium Functionality With Native Modules for iOS & Android

    Olivier Morandi
    6:00pm - 6:15pm So long, and thanks for all the fish.
    Boydlee Pollentine, Event Organiser

 

GETTING THERE

From the UK & Ireland:
Ryanair.com offers flights from a number of East Midlands and London Airports including London Stansted from £70 return. (https://www.bookryanair.com)


EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick from £72 return. (http://www.easyjet.com)


From Amsterdam, Rotterdam & Eindhoven:
Transavia.com offers flights from the Netherlands from €68 one-way. (http://www.transavia.com)


From Paris and Berlin:
AirFrance offers flights from Paris from €140 return, or from Berlin via Paris for €220. (http://www.airfrance.fr)


Other Locations:
Easyjet, RyanAir and JetBlue all offer cheap flights from various destinations to Valencia and Barcelona. It may be cheaper fly direct from your location to Barcelona or Alicante, and then take the 3hr train journey to Valencia. Prices with Rail Europe start from €23.
(http://www.raileurope-world.com/rail-products/journeys-insight/article/barcelona-valencia)


Via Train:
Various train tickets are available from most other European cities via Eurail.
http://www.eurail.com/plan-your-trip




When you get there:
The fastest way to get from Valencia Airport to the Astoria Palace is by taxi, which will cost you between €15-20 depending on traffic and the time of day. Alternatively, you can take the Metro from the airport to either Colón or Xàtiva stations - both are an easy 10 minute walk to the hotel. A single ticket on the Metro should cost you around €4.85.




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CONTACT US

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