Get-Togethers

Get-Togethers

Connect with like-minded developers and Apple experts for engaging conversations and activities around diversity in tech, accessibility, wellness, and education.

Morning

Open to all attendees, these informal breakfasts are a great way to meet some of the phenomenal people at WWDC while you start your day with a buffet. Join us to find out more about our developer communities and what you can do to be an ally for underrepresented groups — because apps for everyone should be made by everyone.

Women@WWDC Breakfast

This engaging panel discussion features Apple Entrepreneur Camp alumni and female WWDC Scholarship recipients. Moderated by Dawn Dagucon, Program Manager, Apple Entrepreneur Camp.

This event takes place at the Hilton San Jose in the Market Room, located on street level.
Tuesday: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Black@WWDC Breakfast

Hear from talented developers who use technology to help individuals from underrepresented communities pursue careers in tech. Moderated by Stacy Ishmael, Senior Editor, App Store.

This event takes place at the Hilton San Jose in the Market Room, located on street level.
Wednesday: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Latinx@WWDC Breakfast

Gain insights from Latinx developers creating incredible apps for Apple platforms. Moderated by Melinda Borjon Heinlein, Apple Worldwide Developer Relations.

This event takes place at the Hilton San Jose in the Market Room, located on street level.
Thursday: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Lunchtime

Accessibility

Bring your lunch and engage in casual conversations about accessibility with fellow developers, Apple engineers, and members of the Apple accessibility team. Meet Apple engineers who regularly use VoiceOver and Switch Control to chat about apps they use at work and how they recommend developing accessibility features. Set up the Accessibility Shortcut and show us how you can use VoiceOver to navigate your app or any app you choose. Successful navigators earn an accessibility pin.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Wellness

Bring your lunch and your passion for health and fitness to casual conversations with fellow developers and Apple staff. Discuss the many ways HealthKit, ResearchKit, and CareKit can be used to create outstanding wellness apps for iPhone and Apple Watch.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Education

Bring your lunch and engage in casual conversations with fellow developers and members of the Apple education team. Topics include coding education, games in education, augmented reality in education, and more.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Thursday: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Gender Inclusive App Design

Bring your lunch and engage in casual conversations with fellow developers and Apple staff on designing apps for everyone. You can ask questions, and share your learnings or success stories. Get inspired, share experiences, and envision new possibilities together.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Friday: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Afternoon

Accessibility

Join fellow developers and Apple experts to explore the many ways that apps can be accessible and inclusive. Discover how Siri Shortcuts, ARKit, the TrueDepth Camera, and CoreML can be leveraged for accessibility, and see examples of apps that have taken care to design excellent experiences for VoiceOver and Switch Control users. Set up the Accessibility Shortcut and show us how you can use VoiceOver to navigate your app or any app you choose. Successful navigators earn an accessibility pin.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Tuesday: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
Wellness

Learn about the development of Apple’s ECG app for Apple Watch, directly from leaders of the Apple health team, followed by a discussion on heart health.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Wednesday: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Education

Join fellow developers and Apple experts to experience and discuss innovations in education technology. Explore apps that use ARKit to create delightful and immersive learning experiences, and see how CoreML can be leveraged to benefit learners. Try out robotics coding challenges with Swift Playgrounds, and learn how teachers can use Schoolwork to assign students activities within apps.

  • McEnery Convention Center, Market Terrace
  • Thursday: 4:00 – 5:30 PM