UIKonf 2015 - Berlin, May 17-20

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UIKonf 2015 will take place at Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin. In addition to covering the hottest topics in app development, UIKonf 2015 will also be a great place to meet and connect with great people.

Make sure to get the app if you are attending.

Sunday, 17th May 2015

Social activities in the afternoon (starting around 15:00) – get to know some nice people before the conference starts. If you are part of UIKonf 2015, you should have received an email with details about the tours. Please get in touch if you did not receive our event information.

A kick-off in the evening at InFarm from 19:00 on – have a cold beer, chat with other attendees and pick up your conference badge.

Monday & Tuesday - Reactive Native Workshop by Facebook

Location: Heimathafen Neukölln, smaller room upstairs
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

We are happy to also host a workshop by Facebook engineer Nick Lockwood. The workshop will be an introduction to React Native from a native iOS developer's perspective. Nick will cover:

  • What React Native is, and why you would use it
  • Building and debugging a React Native application
  • Integrating React Native views into an existing app
  • Creating native iOS modules and views for use in a React application

The workshop will be repeated on each day and include a presentation and live coding demonstration. The workshop is free to attend, be sure to be on time to get a seat.

Monday, 18th May 2015 (Preliminary schedule)

Location: Heimathafen Neukölln

09:00Registration & Welcome Coffee
10:00Mike Lee - "World Modeling"
10:35Natasha Murashev - "Swift Thinking"
11:10Coffee Break
11:50Eli Perkins - "Staters Gonna State"
12:25Junior Bontognali - "Monads are not Monsters"
13:00Lunch Break
14:30Claus Höfele - "Practical WatchKit Development"
15:05Marcel Weiher - "Software Architecture in iOS and OS X applications"
15:40Tom Adriaenssen - "Async View Controllers"
16:15Coffee Break
17:00JP Simard - "Fixing the Swift Tooling Problem"
17:35Ash Furrow - "Teaching and Learning"
AfterThis evening is free for your own plans. Keep an eye on twitter for spontanious parties.

Tuesday, 19th May 2015 (Preliminary schedule)

Location: Heimathafen Neukölln

09:00Wake-Up Coffee
10:00Halle Winkler - "Duct-taping the gates of chaos shut: the weird, little, useful, sustainable indie (by design)"
10:35Brian Gesiak - "iOS API Design: Swift Patterns"
11:10Coffee Break
11:50Joe Burgess - "Learning Swift Through Lessons in Haskell"
12:25Chris Eidhof - "Functional View Controllers"
13:00Lunch Break
14:30Hector Zarate - "iOS at Spotify: From Plan to Done"
15:05Jens Ravens - "Functional Reactive Programming without Black Magic - Build your own ReactiveCocoa from scratch"
15:40Saniul Ahmed - "Prototyping Touch Interfaces (and my open-source story)"
16:15Coffee Break
17:00Maxim Cramer - "A Journey into Design"
17:35Graham Lee - "Object-Oriented Programming in Objective-C"
21:00Official UIKonf Party. Location to be announced.

Wednesday, May 20th

Location: Betahaus, follow the blue arrows

Hackathon at (from 9:30 to 20:00) – Hack on fresh new ideas with cool people. Due to limited space, the registration is currently closed to conference participants only. If you are part of UIKonf 2015 you should have received an email to register for the hackathon.

10:00Intro of challenges
13:00Lunch Break with Pizza
20:00Selection of best hacks


We are sold out. Thanks for making the conference possible by purchasing a ticket.

Free Scholarship Tickets

The application period for our free scholarship tickets has unfortunately ended. However, if you are unable to afford a ticket, don't hesitate to contact us. We will see what we can do.

Information for Sponsors

UIKonf is a great place to meet talented and experienced developers in a less formal context. If you are interested in supporting UIKonf, get in touch with Engin Kurutepe by sending an email to questions@uikonf.com.