AT&T Announces 2010 Developer Summit
Conference Will Begin with Keynote Address by Ralph de la Vega, President and Ceo, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets
Dallas, Texas, November 4, 2009
AT&T* today announced that Ralph de la Vega, President and CEO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, will kick off the AT&T Developer Summit, to be held at the Palms resort in Las Vegas on January 6 in conjunction with the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show. Developers may register for the conference beginning today at http://www.attdevsummit.com.
This full-day technical and business event will provide developers the opportunity to learn how to build and monetize their applications for AT&T’s 81.6 million wireless customers. De la Vega will announce significant news for developers at the conference and will be joined on the agenda by John Donovan, chief technology officer, AT&T Operations, David Christopher, chief marketing officer, and Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Devices, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets.
“Our DevCentral program has been providing developers the leading-edge content and resources they need to build consumer and enterprise applications for our customers since 2002,” said de la Vega. “This commitment to third-party innovation and open standards benefits developers and our customers, and we will announce broader tools and support for the developer community in January. Anyone who builds mobile applications will want to attend the summit.”
AT&T will also announce the members of a new third-party Developer Advisory Council at the conference. This council will provide a forum for key wireless industry influencers and developers to give feedback to AT&T executives on major initiatives in the near and long term.
After the morning keynote and general sessions, attendees may choose from four different tracks focusing on deep technical presentations for software developers, roadmap and strategy presentations for marketing and business development representatives, and a track dedicated to tools and success with the AT&T Emerging Devices Organization (EDO).The marketing and EDO tracks will also include AT&T executive panels for question and answer sessions, as well as several networking opportunities throughout the evening.
The event will continue with dinner, prizes, entertainment and networking with AT&T executives and technical experts. Following dinner, the event will conclude with the first AT&T Code Camp, focusing on immediate development with new technologies announced earlier that day.
The 2010 AT&T Developer Summit is free to attend. Registration is open to all devCentral members on a first-come, first-serve basis. Standard Membership in the devCentral program is free and easy to obtain by visiting http://developer.att.com/register. 2010 AT&T Developer Summit information can be found at http://www.attdevsummit.com.
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