Catamaran, LLC presents the first annual Teki Con, a tiki-themed technology conference hosting mobile developers from all over the world. The event will be held at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta and kick off with a festive luau at a local tiki bar. The conference runs from March 12-14 and features some of the top names in the industry, hands-on development labs, and exclusive networking opportunities.
Catamaran’s founders have been active members of the iOS development community since its inception and welcomed the opportunity to bring more of a mobile presence to their turf. Steven Elliott and Jonathan Crockett founded Catamaran on the principles opportunity, value, and fun with Teki Con being the first step along that journey. “We noticed a lack of mobile conferences in the Southeast and a lack of conferences in general that provide immediate value to attendees. We created Teki Con to solve this,” said Crockett.
The event will feature speakers from top companies such as Snap, Inc., New York Times, Intuit, Blue Apron, and more. Attendees will also have access to some of the best trainers in the industry when Big Nerd Ranch leads our hands-on development labs.
- Mike Lee, Mayor of Appsterdam
- Aaron Hillegass, Founder of Big Nerd Ranch
- Tyler Droll, Co-Founder of Yik Yak
- Peter Steinberger, Founder of PSPDFKit GmbH
- Krzysztof Zablocki, Lead iOS Engineer at New York Times
- Kristina Fox, Senior iOS Engineer at Intuit
- Soroush Khanlou, iOS Consultant / Blogger
- Dave Delong, Senior iOS Engineer at Snap, Inc.
- Sommer Panage, Mobile Tech Lead at Chorus Fitness
- Bryan Lewis, Mobile Product Designer at MailChimp
- Bradford Dillon, Senior Architect at POSSIBLE Mobile
- Michael Ayers, Mobile Architect at SapientRazorfish
- Anat Gilboa, iOS Engineer at Blue Apron
- Tamby Kojak, Founder V1
- AppsLabs by Big Nerd Ranch: Teki Con is proud to partner with Big Nerd Ranch to provide access to some of the best trainers in the industry. There will be a full day of instructor-led “mini boot camps” as well as open discussion time to get troubling coding problems answered.Epic Luau: MacStadium is sponsoring our epic luau on Monday, March 12th at Flip Flops Atlanta. Flip Flops offers a piece of Hawaii in the heart of Atlanta. Attendees will enjoy authentic Hawaiian food, frozen drinks, and live music.
Catamaran Cares: Teki Con promotes diversity and education and is donating a select number of tickets to local non-profit organizations in the Atlanta area.
Teki Con would like to extend thanks to 2018 sponsors: WeWork, Women Who Code ATL, BoomTown, BlueFletch, MacStadium, Business of Apps, Hypepotamus, and Niche.
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