2018 will be the fifth edition of droidcon Italy. Launched in 2014 and warmly welcomed by the region as an excellent meeting place for the Italian Android community, droidcon has grown year on year, peaking at 850+ participants in 2017.
In 2017 the droidcon Italy conference focused on Android Things with a keynote address from Wayne Piekarski, Developer Advocate for the Internet of Things at Google. Wayne also attended the droidcon hackathon – also running with the IoT theme – assisted the teams on the projects, offered advice and told great anecdotes about his work!
Other topics covered throughout the droidcon history include:
droidcon Italy has welcomed brilliant speakers from all over the globe to speak at all four editions of the conference, including:
droidcon Torino is part of a series of international conferences organised annually in cities across the globe including London, Berlin, New York, San Francisco, Sao Paulo and Beijing, for a total of 27 global droidcons involving tens of thousands of participants around the world. The droidcon brand was born in Berlin in 2009 and in 2017 the company joined the Messe Berlin Group, an international corporation that runs events in 170 countries and organises IFA Berlin.