MacTech Conference for Apple Developers and IT Pros — which will be held Nov. 2-4, 2011 in Los Angeles, has released its speaker and session list, as well as many details of the conference.
Keynote speaker Guy Kawasaki will open MacTech Conference 2011: a three-day, information-packed event that will have sessions and activities throughout the day and evening. This immersion conference is hotel-based, giving attendees the opportunity to not only learn from the best, but get to meet new people and spend time with their peers. Information about the conference can be found at https://www.mactech.com/conference .
“Our speaker page contains a list of some of the amazing people that will present and be in attendance at MacTech Conference 2011 (but expect a surprise guest or two). Some of the incredible topics that will be covered are now listed at https://www.mactech.com/conference/sessions,” says Ed Marczak, sessions chair and executive editor, “MacTech Magazine.”
MacTech Conference has two separate tracks: one focused on programming/development, and one focused on IT/Enterprise. Sessions will focus on both desktop and mobile with appropriate levels of attention paid to the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod. Check out the speaker and topic list (https://www.mactech.com/conference/sessions) for specific sessions and speaker list.
The conference will kick off with a keynote by Kawasaki at 10 am on Wednesday, Nov. 2. “We’re thrilled to have Guy as our keynote speaker. Time and again, his books are not only insightful, but his exploration of concepts makes it easy for anyone to apply them to what they do. Guy’s latest book, ‘Enchantment,’ not only meets but exceeds that level,” says Neil Ticktin, editor-in-chief/publisher, “MacTech Magazine.”
Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 2-4, are packed with sessions using MacTech’s running order format. The evenings are filled with special activities and events designed specifically to give attendees an opportunity to form bonds with their peers and meet new people.
“At the last MacTech Conference, 100% of attendees said that they would recommend the conference. We’ve been working hard to live up to the expectations for 2011: from our acquisition of NSConference US to awesome content and great activities. Edward R. Marczak (Conference Sessions Chair and IT Track Sessions Chair), and Steve ‘Scotty’ Scott (Developer Track Sessions Chair) have created a world-class line up of world-class talent,” Ticktin says.
MacTech Conference is priced at US$999, including all meals, a “MacTech Magazine” subscription, a schedule packed full of sessions, exclusive entertainment, and more. Registration is far ahead of last year. Early bird registration ends on Aug. 8, and attendees can save $200 off the pre-registration price and $500 off the on-site registration price. Register at https://www.mactech.com/conference/registration .
A limited number of partial and full student scholarships are available. See https://www.mactech.com/conference/student for more information.
The Sheraton is a quality venue with rooms that typically run $229 or more per night, plus tax, and with Internet access available for an additional fee. Available on a first-come, first-served basis, MacTech Conference attendees get a special rate of $179 per night, which includes Internet access.
Those interested in one of the many sponsorship offerings can see the details at https://www.mactech.com/conference/sponsorship .