Get-Togethers

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

Women@WWDC Breakfasts

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, join us for an engaging panel discussion with female WWDC scholarship winners, moderated by Adele Peterson, Apple Engineering Manager of Mail and Co-Chair of Women@Apple.

Thursday morning kicks off with Christie Smith, Apple’s Vice President of Inclusion & Diversity, leading a conversation on intersectionality and identity in the workplace, culminating in the activity “You in Six Words.”

And on Friday morning, Kim Azzarelli, CEO & Co-founder of Seneca Women and Chair of Cornell’s Center for Women, Justice, Economy & Technology chats with Esther Hare, Senior Director of Worldwide Developer Marketing and Executive sponsor of Women@Apple, about new myths that hold women back in the workplace.

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.

Games

Network among the community of game designers, developers, and Apple experts for engaging conversations about key topics driving game development on Apple platforms. Connect with others who share your interests and get play time with award-winning games from your favorite genres across iOS, tvOS, and macOS.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, Technology Lab 9

Machine Learning

Meet up with many of Apple’s Machine Learning experts as well as others in the ML community to chat about Apple’s ML advancements, make connections with developers working in similar areas to yours, and exchange ideas and views on all aspects of ML.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, Cafe Lounge

Augmented Reality

Augmented reality can transform how you work, learn, play, and connect with almost everything around you. See how AR is used creatively for learning and get hands-on with a broad range of compelling AR apps and games. Meet others who share your interests and learn more about the capabilities of ARKit. This is a great opportunity to make new connections, spark your curiosity, share your ideas, and be inspired.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, Technology Lab 10

Apps for the World

Go beyond borders. Come 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.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, Cafe Lounge

Accessible Technology and Inclusive Design

Explore the many ways that apps can be accessible and inclusive to everyone. Find out about the great work being done in accessibility for entertainment, education, art and design, productivity, and more. Ask questions, share experiences, and envision new possibilities together.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, AR Game Room

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.

  • Wednesday: 6:15 - 7:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace