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CocoaConf speakers include trainers, authors, and professional iOS and OS X developers.

Speakers at last year's CocoaConf
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    Rene Cacheaux

    Rene is a Senior iOS Engineer at Mutual Mobile, where he is known for his expertise in user interface engineering with UIKit, Core Animation, and Core Graphics. He has been engineering iOS apps since 2009 and has experience in mobile client and serve...
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    James Dempsey

    James Dempsey is a fifteen-year Apple veteran gone indie. At Apple, he was an evangelist, technical trainer, curriculum manager, and software engineer, working on Aperture, iOS, and OS X releases Leopard through Lion. James is currently on the techni...
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    Nathan Eror

    Nathan loves creating software and helping other developers hone their skills. As the lead developer at Free Time Studios, he spends his days coding, teaching, and writing, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. An Apple and Cocoa fan since the...
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    Jean MacDonald

    Jean MacDonald is the founder of App Camp For Girls, a nonprofit program whose mission is to inspire girls to pursue app development as a career and to promote gender balance in the industry. She was a partner at Smile, where she managed marketing an...
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    Sean McMains

    Sean McMains loves to make awesome stuff: cannons, software, trebuchets, music, rockets, pranks, hovercraft, and four kids. He wrote his first software for pay at age 12, and has been programming ever since. Seeing the Mosaic web browser for the firs...
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    Ashley Nelson-Hornstein

    Ashley Nelson-Hornstein is an iOS developer at Dropbox. She fell in love with the iOS platform at Apple, and later developed a passion for crafting intuitive user interfaces as a lead at a news startup named Circa. Since joining Dropbox, Ashley has w...
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    Manton Reece

    Manton Reece is a Mac, iOS, and web developer from Austin, Texas. Manton is the co-host of the podcast Core Intuition and the creator of Tweet Marker. His latest project is Micro.blog, a new social network and publishing platform for independent micr...
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    Ellen Shapiro

    Ellen Shapiro is the Lead Mobile Developer for SpotHero and former Director of iOS Engineering at an Vokal in Chicago, IL. She also builds Android apps and runs the Chicago AndroidListener meetup. She works in her spare time to bring leading songwrit...
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    Daniel Steinberg

    Daniel is the author of the best selling books A Swift Kickstart and Developing iOS 7 Apps for iPad and iPhone (the official companion book to the popular iTunes U series from Stanford University). He has written apps for the iPhone and the iPa...
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    Conrad Stoll

    Conrad Stoll is a developer, backpacker, and photographer from Austin, TX. He joined Mutual Mobile after college and has worked there for two years. As an iOS Architect, Conrad helps kick off new projects and works to champion best practices througho...
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    Walter Tyree

    A recovering IT Director, Walter heard the Siren's song of freelance work in 2010 and has been the owner and sole, human employee of Tyree Apps, LLC ever since. In addition to mobile development, Tyree Apps offers training and management consulting. ...
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    Marcus Zarra

    Marcus S. Zarra has been developing Cocoa software since 2003, Java software since 1996, and has been in the industry since 1985. Currently Marcus is producing software for iOS and OS X. In addition to writing software, he assists other developers by...
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    James Dempsey and the Breakpoints

    James Dempsey and the Breakpoints.
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May 22nd–23rd, 2015


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