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Schedule for
CocoaConf Chicago 2017


Thursday, April 20

Time Event / Sessions
8:30-9:00 Workshop Registration
9:00-10:15 Thinking in Swift
Daniel Steinberg
NCIS: Elk Grove!
Walter Tyree
Test-Driven Development Hands-On Workshop
Jon Reid
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Workshops Resume
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:15 Workshops Resume
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-5:30 Workshops Resume
-- Workshops Conclude - Evening On Your Own

Friday, April 21

Time Event / Sessions
8:00-9:00 Registration, Breakfast, and Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00 Keynote
Rob Napier
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Building Web Applications with Kitura
Jacob Van Order
Image Recognition APIs Cage Match
Jack Cox
Media Frameworks and Swift: This Is Fine
Chris Adamson
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Microservices in Swift
Josh Smith
Buffers and Encoders and Command Queues, Oh My!
Janie Clayton
Remove the "M" from MVC
Jeff Roberts
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 Lightning Talks
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:15 Seeing Interfaces with VoiceOver
Kevin Jones
Beyond Breakpoints - Advanced Debugging with XCode
Aijaz Ansari
Unicode and Swift Strings
Mike Ash
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:30 Helping VoiceOver See More Clearly
Kevin Jones
Learning From Our Elders: Applying functional insights without losing Swift
Rob Napier
Mastering Stack Views
Tom Harrington
4:30-4:45 Break
4:45-5:45 Model View Presenter and the Power of Refactoring
Jon Reid
I Know it When I See It
Walter Tyree
Hijack your GPU! - Compute kernels with Metal + Swift
Jeff Biggus
5:45-7:00 Dinner
7:00-8:00 KLOC
Daniel Steinberg
8:00-9:00 Breakpoint Jam
James Dempsey and the Breakpoints

Saturday, April 22

Time Event / Sessions
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-10:00 Keynote
Walter Tyree
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 Using Torch7 and Neural Networks on iOS
Josh Smith
Practical Security
Rob Napier
Firebase: Totally Not Parse All Over Again (Unless It Is)
Chris Adamson
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Lambda! Lambda Everywhere!
T.J. Usiyan
Pushing the Envelope with iOS 10 Notifications
Ellen Shapiro
Exploring Swift Memory Layout
Mike Ash
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:15-2:00 Clear as a Bell: Sharing Technical Expertise
Laura Savino
2:00-2:15 Break
2:15-3:15 Creating Backend/Server Side API’s the Easy Way: In Swift
Jonathan Guthrie
Byting Down On Your Data
Will LaFrance
Using Small Protocols to Vend App-Wide Dependencies in Swift
James Dempsey
3:15-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Closing Remarks