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AT&T Developer Program Opens Registration for 2013 Developer Summit

Dallas, Texas, October 17, 2012

Registration kicks off today for the seventh-annual AT&T* Developer Summit, to be held Jan. 5-7 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Interested developers can get more information and register at www.2013devsummit.com.

Occurring just before the Consumer Electronics Show, the 2013 AT&T Developer Summit will include a lineup of influential keynotes on Monday Jan. 7 that will expand on AT&T’s direction for 2013 and plans to continue to enable innovation for the application development community.  

Following the keynote is a full range of break-out sessions in Enterprise, Mobile Trends, Programming, Go-to-Market Strategies, and Emerging Devices tracks for a high impact learning experience.  Experts from AT&T and other industry leaders will be on hand to answer questions, and developers will have the opportunity to participate in interactive panels held after the session tracks.  In the evening of Jan. 7, attendees are encouraged to stay for networking, dinner, and evening entertainment at Rain nightclub. 

The AT&T Hackathon is back and bigger than ever.  Beginning Saturday, Jan. 5, AT&T will host its largest Hackathon of the year at CES.  With over $50,000 in prizes, the AT&T Hackathon is designed for both technical and non-technical attendees to build mobile apps in a fun, competitive atmosphere.  Participants will learn about the latest cutting edge tools to build or deploy a mobile app natively or with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.  This year, developers will have two days (Saturday Jan. 5 and Sunday Jan. 6) to compete for prizes including the opportunity to participate in the fast-pitch competition live on stage during the Developer Summit’s keynote addresses.

Developers can register for the 2013 AT&T Developer Summit at www.2013devsummit.com. Early registration is $100 and after Nov. 16, registration will be set at $150. 

AT&T Developer Program

Launched in 1996, the AT&T Developer Program is the longest-standing U.S. wireless carrier developer program.  With a membership totaling more than 28,000 active developers, the program has ranked best among all U.S. carriers for the sixth consecutive year by Evans Data Corporation. Key Developer Program highlights include the newly launched AT&T API Platform, including access to the AT&T Speech API, powered by the AT&T WATSONSM speech transcription engine. Other benefits include access to Software Development Kits, and device specifications; developer support through blogs, forums and webcasts; and numerous developer-focused hackathons and training events throughout the year.

Membership is free to all at http://developer.att.com/.