FileMaker, Inc. (www.filemaker.com) has announced the program for the 20th anniversary edition of the FileMaker Developer Conference (http://www.filemaker.com/r/devcon2015) , the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileMaker independent and corporate custom business solution developers, trainers and users.
“Experience the Possibilities” is the theme of the event. DevCon 2015 will be held July 20-23, 2015, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada, with a projected 1,200 FileMaker enthusiasts and 50 speakers participating.
Attendees will hear about FileMaker Platform futures; learn how to develop solutions that combine the latest technologies with engaging user experiences; network with developers from around the world; and see new products and services. The 2015 program will include the Developer Cup competition, the annual Women of FileMaker luncheon and a special 20th anniversary attendee party.
Seven conference tracks are designed to help attendees learn the techniques needed to build powerful solutions that showcase the latest technology. New topical sessions include Building Dashboards with FileMaker (60 Tips & Tricks), How to Create Your FileMaker WebDirect Solution from Scratch, Scripting: One Giant Leap for Developers, Theres an App … in Your Database! and FileMaker Go Performance Improvement: Verification with One Million Records.
New this year also is an US$99 training day, to be held on July 20, which provides a hands-on introduction to FileMaker 13 (with two tracks for beginners) or a head start on fundamentals (with two tracks for intermediate users), both taught by experienced trainers from the FileMaker Business Alliance. Full conference registration isn’t required, and attendees will receive a copy of the FileMaker Training Series: Basics and FileMaker Training Services: Advanced materials. A full conference pass is not required to attend this one-day training.
The conference will also feature the Exhibitor Showcase of FileMaker services and add-on products and opportunities to connect with FileMaker engineers, product managers and technical support staff. Conference attendees will save $800 off the full price ($2,095 after May 26), paying $1,295 by taking advantage of the early early bird discount, available now through March 31, 2015; or save $500 off the full price by paying $1,595 by May 26, 2015, with the early bird discount. All paid conference attendees will receive a free, not-for-resale copy of FileMaker Pro Advanced, a $549 value.
In addition, those who register by March 31, 2015, will receive a library of 55 recorded sessions from the 2014 Developer Conference. Group discounts are available: pay for three conference registrations and get the fourth registration free.