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Four Days to SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit

Countdown to the little Apple hits the Big Apple

We now have just 4 days until SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit in New York's Roosevelt Hotel (June 22-23). During the two-day event, there will be nine presenters as well as exhibitors such as Sybase

Here are another two presenters to whet your appetite

iPhone Development in an Enterprise Environment - Travis Siegfried - Application Developer, IBM

The Apple iPhone is a rapidly growing piece of technology today. With the diverse built-in utilities already available for use within the device, the creation of software applications for the iPhone are endless. This is not just available for amusement of consumers but for the enterprise and business world as well. As many are beginning to find out, the iPhone has surged into the enterprise environment creating excellent business opportunities. This session will explain the important aspects of iPhone development in today's fast-paced enterprise environment. The information within this session outlines the extraordinary 'tips and tricks' to building an application for the iPhone and will be discussed in detail. Discussions will provide information on how to implement most efficient and effective iPhone application in the corporate world today. From this session you will obtain knowledge on the lessons learned and best practices for your next iPhone development project in a corporate setting.

Speaker Bio:
Travis Siegfried is an Advisory IT Specialist for the Wireless and Emerging Technology practice at IBM Global Business Services. Travis has had experience working with other large fortune 500 companies to put forth his innovative solutions leading them to success in mobile and emerging technology by creating applications for devices such as the iPhone.


Build Once, Run Anywhere, No Objective C Required - Chris Fleck - VP of Solutions Development, Citrix Systems

Traditionally developers have been faced with the dilemma of writing native apps for iPhone, Winmo, Blackberry, Symbian and soon Android or dumbing down the app to a simple web app that works on the least capable browser. This session will present an alternative solution that allows Windows apps to run on servers in the datacenter and be delivered remotely to multiple users with any device including the iPhone. Aside from enabling existing company apps, new apps can be easily developed on a variety of platforms yet look and feel like native iPhone apps. Learn How.


Speaker Bio:
Chris Fleck is Vice President of Solutions Development and Community Evangelism at Citrix Systems. He started his career at IBM working across multiple engineering and product organizations leading to Business Unit Exec of the IBM Industrial Computer Group. As a pioneer of new technologies, Fleck founded an IBM spin-off to commercialize the initial Server Blade products as CEO of OmniCluster Technologies. At Citrix he is responsible for the Developer Network, solutions development, and growing the technical community around Citrix. As part of the Citrix CTO Office he is also involved with or leading multiple strategic initiatives at the company. Currently his hot topics include Mobility, Virtual Appliances and Cloud Computing. You can follow him on Twitter, Ulitzer, and his blog at TechInstigator.com

Check out the iPhone Developer Summit website here.

More Stories By Ian Thain

As one of the Sybase Technical Evangelists, Ian regularly addresses technical audiences all over the world and his sessions are always very well attended. He also writes education classes, whitepapers, demos and articles for various Sybase products and publishes regularly in Journals such as SYS-CON's PBDJ and International Developer Magazine. He is also the Sybase Unwired Platform & PocketBuilder Evangelist and works closely with the team in Dublin, CA and Concord, MA on new features and demonstrations for the products. In his customer-facing Evangelist role, Ian is very involved with the design, production and testing of Enterprise class Unwired Solutions, that have been implemented using Sybase's Unwired tools for Sybase customers around the globe. In addition, Ian is a dedicated technical expert continually working with Sybase's key partners and clients to enhance the capabilities of the Unwired solutions that Sybase can offer to its customers. Ian can also be found on Twitter @ithain

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