PHP London welcomes speakers from Google, Facebook VMware and Zend to the PHP UK Conference 2013

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London is set to become the centre of the PHP world this February as Aral Balkan and Martijn Verburg Keynote the Event.

PHP London announced a noteworthy line-up of keynote speakers, panellists, speakers and sponsors for PHP UK Conference 2013 -, the eighth annual PHP UK Conference and the year’s most important event for the European PHP developer community. The conference’s opening keynote will be given by Aral Balkan, who will be giving his unique perspective on why experience design is crucially important, a topic he recently covered at TED@London. Martijn Verburg, CTO of jClarity will also deliver a keynote on The Diabolical Developer where you'll learn practical steps on how to free yourself from the oppressive chains of the industry.

Other speakers include Ian Barber of Google, Sara Golemon of Facebook, Alvaro Videla of VMware and Enrico Zimuel of Zend Technologies. This year’s event will also feature a Keynote panel of Open Source experts from Facebook, IBM, Hailo and other organizations; they will explore the topic of “Open Source in action”. The conference will also feature a Keynote panel on “PHP Frameworks: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” with industry leading Framework developers.

PHP UK Conference 2013 is pleased to welcome Automattic, Inviqa and Sensio Labs as Track Sponsors, and Engine Yard as Social Sponsor among many others.

“With more than 31 percent of the world’s top 10,000 websites running PHP, including Facebook, Wikipedia and, PHP has already proven itself as an industrial-grade dynamic language," says Ciaran Rooney, Director of PHP London. "Now, with the community and our partners, we are collectively taking PHP to the next level by leading one of Europe’s largest community organised PHP and developers conferences in 2013”

PHP Conference 2013 will serve as the gathering place for developers, representing a worldwide community of close to 5 million people who use tools and applications based on PHP. This year’s event has expanded to include a Hackathon sponsored by Pusher and Twillio, it will run over two days and has four tracks including a community lead unconference track. The event will be held February 22nd and 23rd at The Brewery in the City of London.

-- Exhibits --

The PHP UK Conference includes a variety of vendor exhibits and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, contact PHP UK Conference

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-- About PHP UK Conference --

The annual PHP UK Conference is one of the best ways to connect with the experts who are shaping next-generation PHP technologies and the visionary IT leaders who are using these technologies for competitive business advantage. Industry keynotes, technical sessions, tutorials and networking opportunities focus on PHP community innovations and best practices at work in some of the world’s most dynamic and productive apps across web, mobile and cloud. Learn more at

-- About PHP London --

PHP London is a non-profit group to promote knowledge sharing and best practice amongst PHP developers and web developers and business professionals in London. Their main product right now is a regular PHP meet up which is held on the first Thursday of every month. They also hold the annual PHP UK Conference. Learn more at

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