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The MacTech Spotlight: The MacTech Conference 2010

Volume Number: 26
Issue Number: 11
Column Tag: MacTech Spotlight, Conferences

The MacTech Spotlight: The MacTech Conference 2010


MacTech Conference 2010 has just wrapped up and it was an incredible time.

This month, we're putting the Spotlight on the people and events that shaped the Conference.


Mike Lee and Boisy Pitre introduce themselves during breakfast on day 1.


Taking advantage of the weather, prototype Mars Rovers are put on display outdoors.


Conference-goers were shown how vision input is an important part of an autonomous vehicle.


Dr. Wolfgang Fink (right), designer of the prototype Mars Rovers (based on Mac Minis) describes the workings to conference-goers.


Day 1 in the Grand Ballroom as attendees are welcomed to the conference.


Edward Marczak and Neil Ticktin welcome attendees to MacTech Conference 2010.


Andy Ihnatko delivers the very first keynote at MacTech Conference.


Mark Dalrymple talks about debugging (and shows how to make balloon animals in the process).


Gary Larizza talks in the IT track on day 1.


An evening outdoor dinner.


Neil Ticktin introduces astrophysicists from the Griffith Observatory.


Attendees enjoying an incredible view of Los Angeles from the Griffith Observatory.


MacTech columnist Boisy Pitre in his talk about data acquisition in the developer track.


Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software talks about unit testing to developers.


Ben Levy, Phil Goodman and Steve Leebove had some interesting and interactive exercises planned for the IT track-attendees on day 2.


Peter Hosey, lead developer of Growl, presents on finding Cocoa "gotchas."


Attendees kick back on night 2 with events at Jillian's, including a Rock Band setup, bowling, pool, and arcade games.


Rob Griffiths leads a panel on virtualization with representatives from Parallels and VMWare.


Edward Marczak leads a panel on Lion, Mac OS X 10.7 with Mark Dalrymple, Greg Neagle, Randy Saeks and Wil Shipley.

 

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