One week until DevLabLive

One week until DevLabLive
James Batchelor

By James Batchelor

May 2nd 2014 at 1:31PM

Conference followed by two-day hackathon kicks off in Canary Wharf next week, up to £10,000 to be won

DevLabLive, a new event for UK developers and start-ups, is just seven days away.

The event comprises of a one-day conference and a two-day hackathon, and will be held at Level39 in Canary Wharf, London.

The conference, held on Friday, May 9th, will see experts discuss a variety of topics, ranging from virtual currency, wearable tech and how digital innovations are attracting big brands and agencies. Full topics include:

  • Opportunities for co-creation in digital innovation with big brands and agencies
  • Virtual Currency – Options & Opportunities for Brands & Developers
  • How future interfaces will change the way we consume music
  • What are the real opportunities in IoT
  • How to design digital products for agile development
  • Drones and Brands in the public space (challenges for designing and programming functional drones)
  • Designing for the invisible. The future of wearable tech on app development
  • A look into the future and coming trends 3-5 years away

Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th will host the hackathon, organised in partnership with Beamly and Intelligent Headset, will offer attendees two challenges: creating something for Beamly's TV-based social network, or creating something that allows people to socialise using the Intelligent Headset.

The winner of each challenge with receive £2,500 and be given the chance to compete again three months later for the grand prize of £10,000.

Other prizes from the weekend include smartphones, gadgets, vouchers and more.

You can find out more at www.thedeveloperlab.com, where you can also book tickets.

Brands supporting the event include Nokia, 3scale, CIsco, Kwamecorp, Geometry, Sapient Nitro, Bloom.fm, Last.fm, Mixlr. Urban Airship, Distimo, VIsionMobile, Judo Payments, Apptivation and Beamly.

We've managed to secure some free tickets for the hackathon – click here to get yours before they run out. You can also get 50% off conference tickets by clicking here.