2009 Developers Relation Conference

5th Annual Evans Data Developer Relations Conference

March 16 - 17, 2009 - DoubleTree Hotel - San Jose, California

In an event unlike any other, developer relations experts from leading companies in the software, telecom and Web 2.0 markets will come together to discuss best practices and reveal the techniques behind their success!

Keynote Speakers:

Evans Data is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Evans Data Developer Relations Conference to be held March 16 - March 17, 2009 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, Ca.

Get expert advice from visionary keynote speakers, gain insight from leading authorities in 3 exceptional tracks, network and compare notes with colleagues in other companies, share your developer program experiences, and form partnerships in this one-of-a-kind, two-day event.

Highlights include:

  • 8 keynotes delivered by top developer relations executives
  • 3 tracks to meet your specific needs:
    • Business Track
    • Technical Track
    • Marketing Track
  • Interactive round table discussion
  • Live on-stage developer focus group
  • Networking opportunities galore:
    • Morning & afternoon breaks
    • Birds-of-a-feather luncheons
    • VIP evening cocktail reception

Who will attend:

  • VPs, CTOs, and CEOs
  • Business Development Managers & Directors
  • Managers & Directors of Developer Programs
  • Product Marketing Managers & Directors
  • Marketing Managers
  • Technology & Developer Evangelists
  • Products Managers
  • Research Managers
  • Corporate Communications Managers
  • Heads of Developer Marketing
  • ANYONE who deals with developers!

We have three rich tracks to choose sessions from in addition to nine powerful keynotes:

  1. The Business of Developer Relations which will explore the issues of measuring program ROI, the connection between developer programs and company revenue, budgeting for basic developer programs/costs of developer programs, how to run/get organization's commitment of internal resources, and more.

  2. Technology Issues and Best Practices focused on the latest developments in tools, SDKs and other essentials, how to create a successful trial program, conducting beta programs, ABCs of technical content for developers, how to gather feedback in a systematic approach, and more.

  3. Marketing to Developers which will examine new techniques for recruiting developers into your program, awareness tactics, community loyalty building programs, legal/privacy and global privacy considerations, conducting a privacy audit, internationalizing a US-based developer relations program, and more.

The conference will be held March 16-March 17, 2009 at the newly remodeled DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, CA. We will have a variety of sessions within the three tracks, plus 6 keynotes to address the general assembly, and onstage developer focus group, and an open form on Maximizing Your Developer Programs ROI moderated by a developer relations specialist. In addition, Evans Data will share highlights from is annual Developer Relations Programs Survey Report of over 400 developers, and a special analysis of trends that will shape the technology landscape.

Whether you are starting a new developer relations program or building on a current one, you deserve all of the help you can get - and this is the place to get it!

Conference Date
March 16-17, 2009
Doubletree Hotel
San Jose, California

Click here for the
2008 Conference Highlights

General Inquires

Conference Sponsors
Ziff Davis Enterprise
Application Development Trends
CBS Interactive
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