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Schedule for
CocoaConf Chicago 2014


Thursday, March 6

Time Event / Sessions
8:30-9:00 Workshop Registration and Breakfast
9:00-5:30 All Day iOS Tutorial
James Dempsey
iOS 7 2D Game Development Workshop
Josh Smith
AV Foundation Film School
Chris Adamson

Friday, March 7

Time Event / Sessions
8:30-9:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00 10 Things I Think I Think
Justin Williams
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Makeover Your Table Views for iOS 7
James Dempsey
MVVM and ReactiveCocoa for the haters
Danny Greg
All the Audio You Need to Know: AV Foundation Audio
Janie Clayton-Hasz
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Building a Prototype: there's a tool for every task.
Ben Lachman
NSIncrementalStore — Bet you didn't think Core Data could do *that*!
Jonathan Penn
Effective iOS 7 Networking
Ben Scheirman
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 We Made An App For That
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:15 Making Friends with Xcode
Laura Savino
Taking Your Automated Testing to the Next Level
Brad Heintz
KVC & KVO Unloaded
Scott McAlister
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Blocks for the reluctant programmer
Daniel Steinberg
Sprite Kit and UI Kit walk into a Bar
Josh Smith
Advanced Core Data - The Things You Thought You Could Ignore
Aaron Douglas
4:30-4:45 Break
4:45-5:45 Boxes and Arrows
Brian Coyner
Performance Optimization: Monitoring Metrics in Real Time
Brittany Young
Stupid Video Tricks
Chris Adamson
5:45-7:00 Dinner
7:00-8:00 Crazy and Focused
Daniel Steinberg
8:00-9:00 Breakpoint Jam
James Dempsey and the Breakpoints

Saturday, March 8

Time Event / Sessions
8:30-9:15 Breakfast
9:15-10:15 Tips & Tricks of Effective iOS Developers
Ben Scheirman
Building iOS Apps with Mobile Services
Phillip Van Nortwick
Collections: For All Your Stuff
Josh Smith
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Making Progress with Core Animation
Brian Coyner
View Controller Transitions
Jonathan Blocksom
It's Text All the Way Down
T.J. Usiyan
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:45 The CocoaConf Game Show
Daniel Steinberg
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00-3:00 Parallel Computing with OpenCL
Jeff Biggus
You Bought What?! Lessons From Acquiring And Running Glassboard
Justin Williams
Security Best Practices
Brittany Young
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 Auto Layout is a unicorn, wild and free. Learn how — and why — to harness its power and magic
Ben Lachman
Sure, UIKit Dynamics... But Is It A Good Idea?
Jonathan Penn
Offline Data and the Hostage Scenario
Peter Kananen
4:15-4:30 Break
4:30-5:00 Closing Remarks