PRLog - Jan. 29, 2013 - DETROIT -- DETROIT, MI - On February 2nd Detroit will take another step in the growth of Michigan’s mobile / wireless technology industry with the launching of the first Mobile City iOS Conference produced by Develop Detroit and supported by MTAM. The event takes place at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and several hundred iOS developers and designers are expected to attend.
Attend the Mobile City iOS Conference on February 2nd
The event’s keynote address will be provided by Nir Eyal, a TechCrunch and Forbes contributor and writer of the well-known blog Nir and Far. He will also offer a full-day session on the psychology of mobile users and what makes for a truly ‘addictive’
In addition to the track on User Psychology, additional tracks offered will be: Intro to iOS, iOS Design, and Advanced iOS Programming.
Speakers include representatives from Detroit-based Detroit Labs and Ann Arbor-based Arbormoon Software, as well as Daniel Steinberg, author of a best-selling iTunes book on iOS app development. Additionally, a lunch panel consisting of Nir Eyal, Jake Sigal (of Ferndale-based Livio Radio) and Mike Vichich (of Detroit-based Glyph) will explore steps to building a more vibrant tech community.
Tickets for the event are available via the event website at http://DetroitMobileCity.com at the rate of $149 general admission or $99 student admission. Tickets include lunch and parking. Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more.
Sponsors for the event include: Rock Ventures, Detroit Labs, Detroit Venture Partners, Nir & Far, Arbormoon Software, Glyph, Quicken Loans, The Huffington Post, Fresh, DO, and the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM).
About Develop Detroit:
Develop Detroit is an accelerated 10-week iOS design and programming boot camp. Students learn the fundamentals of building apps and are connected with experienced professionals in iOS design and programming. The company has trained over 30 iOS professionals since it began in Summer 2012. For more information on Develop Detroit’s classes visit the firm’s website at http://DevDet.com
About the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan:
The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is a Michigan-based non-profit trade association for the mobile / wireless industry. Our mission is to grow the industry within the state by increasing demand for Michigan-based mobile / wireless technology products and services, thereby generating increased entrepreneurial and enterprise-level opportunities and creating sustainable jobs for Michigan residents.
MTAM sponsors Michigan-based growth of the Mobile Monday organization which to-date boasts 2300+ members in chapters located in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing; performs research for members and other interested parties; facilitates idea sharing, entrepreneurial programs, training programs and jobs creation; acts as a liaison with the mobile / wireless technology community inside and outside of Michigan; and serves as a resource for all things related to the mobile / wireless industry. MTAM’s website can be found at http://GoMobileMichigan.org.