BlackBerry Developer Day Returns to Mobile World Congress 2011

Announcements

I am excited to announce that we will again be holding a BlackBerry® Developer Day at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. This one-day event will take place on Tuesday February 15th as part of the MWC App Planet Application Developer Conferences.

We will be holding general sessions in our main auditorium to get you up to speed on the latest and greatest information on the BlackBerry development platform with special focus on how to best monetize your apps on BlackBerry App World™ and integrate with the BBM Social Platform. We will also be hosting a number of hands-on-labs covering BlackBerry® WebWorks™ and Adobe® AIR® development on the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet. You can attend sessions either in the morning or afternoon – and don’t forget to bring your laptops to get the most out of the bootcamp sessions!

Also, don’t miss our special AppCircus Spotlight on BlackBerry between 13.30 and 14.30. This event is a unique chance to showcase your BlackBerry app and win a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet! If you’re a developer with a BlackBerry app, you can submit it here to do a 3-minute pitch at this AppCircus Spotlight. Deadline to apply is February 4th 2011, midnight CET!

Main Room (500) Room 1 (28) Room 2 1 (28)
10:00 – 11:30 BlackBerry Development Platform Roadmap BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: BlackBerry WebWorks BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: Adobe AIR
11:45 – 13:15 BBM Social Platform Integration and App Monetization on BlackBerry BlackBerry Smartphone Bootcamp: BlackBerry WebWorks BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: Adobe AIR
13:30 – 14:30 AppCircus – Spotlight on BlackBerry
14:45 – 16:15 BlackBerry Development Platform Roadmap BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: BlackBerry WebWorks BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: Adobe AIR
16:30 – 18:00 BBM Social Platform Integration and App Monetization on BlackBerry BlackBerry Smartphone Bootcamp: BlackBerry WebWorks BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Bootcamp: Adobe AIR

During the rest of the week, you can come by and meet with BlackBerry development experts in the BlackBerry® Developer Zone area of our booth in Hall 7. If you already have a ticket to MWC, please drop by BlackBerry Developer Zone on Monday February 14th between 9am and 6pm to register your place. We also have a number of tickets available – register here.

If you’d like to get BlackBerry at Mobile World Congress info from your desktop or directly from your smartphone while at the event, please visit BlackBerry MWC 2011 here:

Looking forward to seeing everyone in sunny Barcelona!

About Sanyu K.

After seven years working as a web and Java software engineer in Silicon Valley, a two-year solo sojourn across the world, and a grueling year battling through the MBA program at Queens University, Sanyu is now the Team Lead for the Developer Relations in EMEA. She also likes hats - even more than Neil!

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