BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless is hosting its third annual Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference on Sept. 13 and 14 at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The program features information for developers about ongoing innovation in the mobile application ecosystem, as well as practical, real-world examples of how to bring apps to market on a wide range of wireless devices for 3G and 4G LTE networks.
Developers can view the schedule and register for the 2011 VDC Conference by visiting www.vdcconference.com.
Marni Walden, chief marketing officer for Verizon Wireless, will keynote the opening session and will be joined onstage by a panel of developers who will share their stories with attendees. Educational sessions at the 2011 VDC Conference will provide attendees with an update of Verizon Wireless’ strategy around apps and the developer portal, and a host of in-depth sessions on topics ranging from mobile commerce, connected devices, application programming interfaces (APIs) and other network enablers to opportunities for developers in vertical markets. Other sessions at the conference include:
- Future of online m-commerce: A panel including executives from American Express, Payfone and Verizon will discuss how developers and merchants can take advantage of phone number checkout on PCs, smartphones and tablets for ticketing, transportation and other forms of mainstream commerce.
- M2M: nPhase, Vodafone, Intel, Bug Labs and Verizon Wireless executives will participate in an informative, interactive roundtable examining the future of machine-to-machine (M2M), impact of 4G, economics of customer support and other issues in the evolution of M2M.
- The rise of HTML5: Forward-thinking developers, including TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), ngmoco and AOL will deep-dive into Verizon Wireless’ strategic vision of Web apps and HTML5.
Verizon Wireless leaders and other partners will also talk about marketing, merchandising and technical resources available to members of the VDC. Special sessions devoted to the company’s recently opened LTE Innovation Center in Waltham, Mass., and Application Innovation Center in San Francisco will also be offered.
To register for the conference, please visit www.vdcconference.com. Developers can also get updates on the conference by following Verizon Wireless on Twitter (@VZWnews). The 2011 VDC Conference is sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent, Sony Ericsson and Qualcomm.
For information on how to become a member of the Verizon Developer Community, visit http://developer.verizon.com.
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