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Our conference has actually reached a new level. We are going to have a launch of a new product which is very much related to the mobile world and focused on developers.

Oguz Bastemur from Nubisa is going to launch their multi-threaded Node.js platform. Initially they developed it for their own use when they reached limits of Node.js and the need for multi-threading had become apparent.

You can read more about the motivation for the product at Oguz’s blog post

At 13:45 in the main room Oguz will launch their product!

Do not miss the flash talk for the “Multithreaded Javascript on the Server Side!”

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Not everyone knows yet, but apart of the longer, regular talks, we are going to have flash talks during Mobile Central Europe.

The flash talks will happen during the lunch break. You will get the lunch in the way that you will be able to take it back to the cinema room and have lunch while listening to the talks.

Agenda for the talks:

  • 13:15 - Matt Harysymczuk: West Scrum Story
  • 13:30 - Łukasz Gawin: Once Upon a Time… Bugs
  • 13:45 - Oguz Bastemur: Multithreaded Javascript on the Server Side!
  • 14:00 - Piotr Podziemski: Cukeriada - an educational game designed for children suffering from type 1 diabetes
  • 14:15 - Łukasz Stefaniszyn: Mobile applications - implementation of quality
  • 14:30 - Krzysztof Zabłocki: Tips & Tricks for iOS Devs

See you there and enjoy the talks!

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Mobile Central Europe is proud to announce another speaker for the conference.

Cheng Luo has spent a long time working on various aspects of mobile technology and is also a brilliant speaker. He worked extensively at Samsung and will be covering the same subject as Peter Heinrich who unfortunately cannot make it. Cheng is looking forward to the event and we are happy to add him to our list of speakers.

Welcome to Mobile Central Europe, Cheng!

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We are working hard under the radar right now to give you the best experience for our conference, in the meantime however we would like to draw your attention to the greatest treasure we have at our conference - our speakers.

We have introduced a few subtle changes in the presentation of our agenda - so you can explore the agenda, see the speaker details and presentation details right from the main agenda page. See it yourself.

You will see that we have some really good names and great topics, and that you will be able to learn a lot about modern approach to iOS, Android, mobile programming as well as UI/UX approach. Things that you always wanted to ask but were afraid to do so or had no-one around to give you good answers.

Our speakers are really experienced practictioners who have accomplished a lot already in their career but the common theme amongst them is that they learn continuously - and by telling about their experiences, they help others to learn as well. No doubt they will also have a great opportunity to learn new things from all of you so this is a win-win situation.

Pretty much all speakers will also be present at the hackathon the day before the conference and you will not only be able to talk and network with them, but also work with them together as a team. This is the best way to get to know each other and help to build meaningful relationships.

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We have officially closed the speaker’s list with the last confirmed speaker - Rob Rusher. Rob is our special guest - he will not only talk about and will show Google Glass. Rob has also managed to get a few Google Glasses for our hungry hackers to get their teeth into (we hope not literally).

Speaking of the Jitter hackathon we’re lining up so many cool gadgets that Bruce Wayne would be jealous (you will hear more about it soon but we have pretty exciting announcements up our sleeves!).

The Agenda is now more or less complete - we expect only some minor clarifications, but you can now explore the details of who will be speaking, what will be the subject and understand the level of the talk. There are plenty of sessions for just about anyone who does or would like to do mobile development - be it iOS, Android, UI/UX or just general mobile development subject.

We have really impressive list of speakers. When we started the call for speakers we did not know that we will host people from 9 different European countries and 6 different US states. Now we also know that the speakers are coming from 20 different cities (!).

So look, you’d be hard pressed to find a better, more diverse group of mobile experts speaking under one roof - what on earth are you waiting for - get yourself over to Warsaw for January and be a part of mobile history!

Do not hesitate and register now!.

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Michele Capra is the last-but-one speaker announced. We have a very interesting subject of porting Android apps to Windows Phone - this should appeal to everyone who would like to take advantage of specific in Polish market - one of the very few where Windows Phone outsells iPhone!

We are about to finish the announcements. We are discussing with the last speaker!

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We are happy to announce two more speakers at our conference.

This time it’s John Ellenich, Apple-awarded Mobile UI designer from Jive from San Francisco and Gal Cerf - VP of Engineering of uTest from Israel.

John will talk about designing applications for Enterprise, and Gal will tell about his experiences from getting from server side quality to Android quality.

We are getting to the end of confirming the last speakers, and we hope we will be able to confirm the remaining 5 speakers within the next few days.

Already we are filling the titles and subjects of the presentations - take a look at our slightly redesigned web page. It’s a bit more - ehm - mobile now, we made sure it’s really great also at smaller screens, and it should be a bit better than it used to be.

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Just on time for the Mobilization.pl conference we have published draft agenda.

Mobile Central Europe is partnering with Mobilization.pl to the extent that some of our organizers are speaking at it and this is a great opportunity for everyone to find out more about MCE Conference. You will find our organizers wearing special Mobilization-ready Mobile Central Europe T-shirts so grab them and speak to them to ask any questions you might have.

At the same time we announce two new speakers: Jon Reid - well known author of QualityCoding iOS blog and Peter Heinrich - Amazon’s Technical Evangelist. You can read more about all our speakers and soon about their presentations at our new, separate Speakers page.

More speakers will be confirmed and announced within the next few days so expect the agenda to fill-up more over the weekend and on Monday!

Have fun at the conference.

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There were some people asking, whether we have more non-iOS speakers. And the answer is simple - yes we will have the coverage of all major mobile platforms, as well as some general topics that should appeal to all developers. Watch out for the initial agenda coming soon!

Just for now: let us announce two new speakers who have Android under their belt:

Wiebe Elsinga from Amsterdam is the co-founder/organizer of the GDG Dutch Android User Group and also a Mobile Technical Lead at Itude Mobile, basically a EntrepreNerd. Mainly focused on the development of mobile applications, and is continuously seeking quality improvements within the development process of mobile applications. Also a public speaker at technical conferences worldwide.

Alex Shirazi is the founder of Phlint, a mobile development firm located in Silicon Valley. Since 2005 Phlint has been working with both small and large businesses in the technology and mobile space specializing in software for the retail environment. Phlint works with hardware manufactures to create software for next generation mobile devices. Prior to moving to the Silicon Valley area, Alex studied advertising and design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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We welcome Dave Wiskus as our latest speaker! Dave is interaction designer and if you’ve ever seriously thought about interaction and design for mobile apps - you must have read one of Dave’s blogs, articles, books or watch his video or attend his presentation. Now we will have an opportunity to see and listen to Dave in Warsaw!

Dave is the last speaker announced before we closed “call for speakers” phase. We already confirmed 10 speakers and we have more than 30 submissions now. The coming week we are selecting the last 8 speakers - we will do our announcements gradually next week as we do so. In the meantime, we are already opening registration tomorrow. Remember: you need to register early if you want also to attend the Jitter hackathon.

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We welcome Tom Maes amongst our speakers! It’s been a tough choice we are facing, to choose amongst the speakers, but certainly many people will find Tom’s experience a valuable contribution to our conference’s content.

We got to almost half of the speakers to our conference. We have already more than 20 potential speakers who are waiting for the confirmation, so it’s about the time to announce some timing and schedule for the nearby events.

So here are a few dates that we want to communicate:

The call for speakers is going to be closed on Friday, October 18th. This is the time when our internal committee will get heads down and discuss and choose the best speakers for you. We will announce few more speakers before that date though.

Sign-up now, if you want to become speaker. It’s the final call.

Very soon after that - Monday, October 21st, we are going to open registration for the conference.

Attention! There will be a surprise announcement in-between - we are working on making the event even more attractive. There are few keywords that might get you interested: hardware, Bluetooth LE and a bit of hands-on … More info soon!

If you will be ready to sign-up for the conference before publishing the whole agenda, just knowing who are most of the great speakers of ours: that’s the time you will be able to become an early participant!

Friday, October 25th - we are going to announce the full list of speakers with detailed agenda!

Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or follow us on Gooogle+ to get notified!

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Good speakers don’t grow on trees - or so I’m told. But even so we’re very happy to announce that our speaker line up just grew by 4!

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Quite a growth in just a week since we launched [Mobile Central Europe Conference] (http://mobilecentraleurope.com “Mobile Central Europe Conference”).

Here are our new speakers:

Orta Therox

Orta is an iOS developer at Artsy, building beautiful portfolio apps for some of the biggest Art galleries in the world.

Mike Lee

Before he was known as the Mayor of Appsterdam, legendary product engineer and world’s toughest programmer Mike Lee (@bmf) worked on apps for Alaska Airlines, Delicious Monster, Tapulous, United Lemur, Apple, and Nextive, producing such hits as Delicious Library, Tap Tap Revenge, Obama ‘08, and Apple’s Mobile Store.

Kathryn Rotondo

Kathryn Rotondo is a freelance interactive developer for web and mobile. She honed her craft both working on high-profile projects for Vogue and Target at a large digital agency; and developing third party APIs at a small startup.

Damian Mehers

Damian is a Senior Software Engineer at Evernote, based out of Geneva, Switzerland.
He created the original Evernote Windows Phone client, and worked on Evernote Food for Android, and is now focused on Evernote and wearable technology.

You can find out more at the [speakers] (http://2014.mceconf.com/#speaker-details “MCE speakers”) section of the MCE Conference

So it’s exciting times for us with the momentum building, tension raising and our sedative supplements running low. I never thought I’d say it, but I can’t wait for Winter!

Even more top speakers will be announced in the coming days and weeks so keep your eyes peeled for further information.

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We’re very excited - not just because of the inordinate amount of caffeine based products consumed - but also because our highly trained team of our crew are putting together the final missing parts to the first ever [Mobile Central Europe Conference] (http://mobilecentraleurope.com “Mobile Central Europe Conference”).

Our event has grown out of [Mobile Warsaw] (http://mobile-warsaw.pl “Mobile Warsaw”) where we saw a large pool of talented engineers attending every month. So we thought to ourselves - let’s share this with the rest of region and world. Everyone likes a chance to show off, right?

So should you also be excited? Well yes… and here’s why!

  • Attendance: we’re expecting over 400 attendees
  • Topic: mobile mobile mobile
  • Date: 11th January - get to feel what real cold is like
  • Venue: Nove Kino Praha in Warsaw - a really amazing location for some cool workshops
  • Speakers: we’re in the process of finalising the list of speakers

but we’ve already secured a first batch of excellent international mobile experts:

  • Peter Steinberger - iOS Indie Developer
  • Jackson Gabbard - Facebook and mobile veteran
  • Drew Crawford - hugely experienced developer, writer and consultant.

More details will appear on our speakers in subsequent posts along with details about Warsaw, transportation and all that jazz.