APIDays Berlin & APIStrat Europe 2015 Announce Updates to Berlin Program, New Speakers, Keynotes and the SpeedHack API Hackathon

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‘For a Web of APIs’ Themed Conference Presents Full Event Program, a SpeedHack Event for Developers, New Sponsors and 20 New Speakers Including a Keynote by Coca-Cola

APIDays & APIStrat Joint Event | Berlin 2015

APIDays & APIStrat Joint Event | Berlin 2015

We’re very excited to offer a final program that covers the most important aspects of API’s

The APIDays and API Strategy & Practice Conference today announced the publication of the event program for the upcoming “For a Web of APIs” in Berlin at the Humboldt Carre, April 24-25, 2015. New sponsors include Algolia, Cronofy, Runscope, Stamplay, streamdata.io and Twitter.

The program will have various keynotes, panel discussions and fireside chats, before it breaks into three parallel deep-dive tracks. Two tracks cover the business and strategy of API related topics and one track focuses on topics for developers. The various sessions within the tracks include topics such as APIs & Mobile, eCommerce, Enterprise & Enterprise Experience and API Design.

A big win for the event is a keynote by Coca-Cola’s Pascal Morgen, IT Director Germany. In “Why APIs at Coca-Cola?”, Mr. Morgen will present how Coca-Cola solved the challenge of balancing regulatory complexity with openness and transparency using APIs. Other keynote additions include Mandy Waite of Google and Lorinda Brandon of SmartBear. More details on topics and speakers can be found on the speakers page of the event site.

“We’re very excited to offer a final program that covers the most important aspects of API’s” said Mehdi Medjaoui, founder of APIDays. “We cover strategic issues on why organisations need and use APIs, technology concerns like design best-practices, and marketing aspects including how to increase the adoption of an API provider. All in all a very well rounded program.”

Also on the program is SpeedHack, a special format hackathon, made popular at earlier APIStrat events. Fast, furious and fun, SpeedHack compresses clearly defined API challenges posed by sponsors into three hours. Special event sponsors include Twitter, Twilio, Apidaze, Context.io, Cronofy, Stamplay, and streamdata.io.

“Our goal is to balance the needs of people just learning about the space, stay in tune with fast moving conversations like API design, and hypermedia, while also addressing real-world conversations going on in the trenches at companies of every size”, said Kin Lane, of API Evangelist and co-organizer of APIStrat. “We hope to strike a balance between where we have been, and where we are going in the API space, with relevant talks for both business leaders, and developers.”

Mid-price ticket sales end April 11, 2015 at 11:30pm CEST. Register here before that date and save €100. Developers interested in the developer track get a special discount. Participation in the SpeedHack is free of charge.

About APIDays
APIDays is the conference that brings the humans behind APIs to meet and share knowledge and best practices with local business and tech communities over two days. Founded by OAuth.io and Fabernovel in 2102, APIDays is now an international series of events that occur annually in Paris, San Francisco, Berlin, Barcelona and Sydney to gather industries, companies and developers to discuss API strategies for a programmable world. http://www.apidays.io

About The API Strategy & Practice Conference
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are changing the face of digital business by enabling new business and technical strategies across many industries. The API Strategy & Practice Conference offers a unique program of keynotes, panels and themed sessions to provide insights into the potential of APIs, best practices, and how to craft a successful API strategy. The conference is co-organized by 3scale and API Evangelist and is made possible by the generous support of the event sponsors. apistrategyconference.com

About API Evangelist
API Evangelist is run by Kin Lane, a technology professional with an obsession for Application Programming Interfaces or APIs. His blog at API Evangelist chronicles API evolution and seeks to provide insights and best practice from both a technical and business perspective. He also writes at APIVoice and APIStack. apievangelist.com

About 3scale
3scale provides a comprehensive API management platform that lets API providers easily package, distribute, manage and monetize APIs through a SaaS API infrastructure that is flexible, secure and Web scalable. The platform enables the distribution of data, content or services to multiple devices or mobile/Web applications, and the ability to easily productize APIs. 3scale also powers APItools for developers and APIs.io, the worlds first open source API search engine.
For more information visit 3scale.net

About SPHERE.IO
SPHERE.IO by commercetools is a cloud-based enterprise e-commerce platform that allows merchants to orchestrate and interconnect individual systems and services seamlessly to deliver a world-class shopping experience for web, smartphone, tablet, point of sale and any other emerging channel, technology or device. Providing all essential functions in the form of a scalable API, SPHERE.IO enables real multichannel use cases with one central platform for all product, inventory, customer and transaction data. For more information visit
sphere.io

About OAuth.io
OAuth.io by Webshell SAS is an identity API for developers, enabling them to easily manage third-party OAuth web security protocols in their web and mobile applications. With more than 15,000 developers on its platform, OAuth.io supports more than 120 providers into one deadly simple, developer-friendly API for managing complex security flows, with SDKs for iOS, Android, Phonegap, Node.js, PHO, Go and of course, Javascript. oauth.io

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