MacVoices #13142: The Latest News and Updates on AltWWDC
Two of the organizers of the AltWWDC Conference, Judy Chen and Rob Elkin, are back to give us some updates on the event that will parallel Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in a couple weeks. This time, they brought with them one of the sponsors of AltWWDC, John Wilker. New speakers, new activities and updates on things already announced are on the agenda, along with a tease or two of things yet to come.
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Rob Elkin is a software engineer who lives in London. When he isn’t organising AltWWDC and NSSnow, he leads development at Server Density and works on their iOS app. He can be contacted on Twitter and App.net
John Wilker started and runs a conference company focusing on software developer events. He’s recently branched out into more inspirational tech conferences, focused on what makes great technologists great. His iOS conference, 360|iDev, sells out each year and is often looked at as one of the best indie developer conferences in the US. He helped start the Uncubed coworking space in Denver, CO and is now the President and CEO of Denwhere? A non profit formed to encourage and promote entrepreneurship, and education in Denver. John Brought the Ignite series of events to CO with Ignite Denver in 2009, and this year took on the roll of Co-chair of the marquee events committee for Denver Startup Week ’13 happening in September. You can find him on Twitter, App.net and on his personal web site.