Get-Togethers

Meet with like-minded developers and Apple experts for engaging and motivating conversations around specific topics.


Accessible Technology and Inclusive Design

Explore the many ways that apps can be accessible and inclusive to everyone, including users with special needs. Find out about the great work being done in accessibility for gaming, health and fitness, home automation, coding, education, and more. Ask questions, share experiences, and envision new possibilities together.

The Hub - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Games

Engage in conversation on key topics driving game development on Apple platforms. Meet others who share your interests and get play time with award-winning games. This is a great opportunity to make new connections, share your ideas, and be inspired.

Technology Lab G - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Apps for the World

The app economy is rapidly expanding as people everywhere search for new and compelling apps optimized for their region, needs, and interests. Meet developers and Apple employees from China, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Russia, Turkey, and Africa. Check out some of the best local apps and find out how to expand your app business into these countries. Ask questions about language, culture, infrastructure, and region-centric design and come away with a plan to get your app into the hands of new customers.

Hall 1 - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Education and Kids

Join fellow developers who create educational apps and apps for kids to discuss topics relevant to the education market. Share your experiences, get inspired, and encourage others.

The Hub - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Health, Fitness, and Research

Engage in discussions about healthcare, fitness, wellness, and research, as well as related Apple technologies such as HealthKit, ResearchKit, and CareKit. This is a great opportunity to share your iOS, tvOS, and watchOS app experiences, network, and brainstorm new solutions together.

Grand Ballroom A - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Inclusion and Diversity

The importance of diversity in the workplace is recognized at every great company and requires sustained commitment to achieve. Join like-minded peers and industry leaders in open conversations about navigating unconscious bias, fostering a diverse work culture, becoming an advocate, and unconventional career paths.

Market Terrace - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Apps in Business

Connect with fellow developers who build innovative apps that give businesses the power to transform workflows, improve customer relationships, and boost productivity. Learn and share best practices with other experts who use Apple technologies to solve business problems in entirely new ways. Discuss a variety of topics, including field services, customer engagement, and IT.

Hall 1 - Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:45 PM

Women@WWDC breakfast

Open to all women and advocates for women, these informal breakfast get-togethers are a great way to meet the phenomenal community of women at WWDC, and enjoy a breakfast buffet and coffee to start your day. On Wednesday, Catherine Ashcraft, Senior Research Scientist NCWIT, University of Colorado Boulder, will share thoughts from her current research on issues related to gender, diversity, and technology. Thursday morning will kick off with remarks from Jay Blahnik, Apple’s Director of Fitness for Health Technologies, and Executive Advocate of Women@Apple, one of Apple's internal diversity network associations. And join us on Friday morning for an inspirational panel discussion with some of the WWDC scholarship recipients, moderated by Katherine Poulter, Software Engineer, Apple Developer Publications.

This event takes place at the Hilton San Jose, in the Market Room, located on street level. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 7:30 a.m.

Guest Speakers
Watch engaging and entertaining talks given by industry experts and luminaries on how technology can change lives.
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Evening Events
Relax and make valuable connections with fellow developers with exciting evening events throughout the week.
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Beyond WWDC
In addition to WWDC, a variety of other exciting developer events will take place throughout the week in San Jose.
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