APIDays Berlin & APIStrat Europe Announce Final Berlin 2015 Event Program, Keynotes and API Hackathon

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‘For a Web of APIs’ Themed APIDays and APIStrat Conference Shares Final Program, New Keynote Speakers from Coca-Cola, Google and The Guardian, and SpeedHack Event for Developers

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We have the conferences must-haves you expect, but we added SpeedHack and and more to provide an outstanding experience.

The APIDays and API Strategy & Practice conference today announced the final program for the upcoming “For a Web of APIs” event in Berlin at the Humboldt Carre, April 24-25, 2015. The program includes keynotes, from Google, The Guardian, Coca-Cola, SmartBear, and Shapeways; panel discussions and fireside chats, and three parallel deep-dive tracks. A final list of all the speakers and related details is available on the speakers section here.

The APIDays and API Strategy & Practice conference also features a special format hackathon called SpeedHack. Compressed into three hours with specially defined API challenges presented by SpeedHack sponsors including Twitter, Google, Twilio, Algolia, APIdaze, Context.IO, Chronofy, Stamplay, and streamdata.io.

A Birds of a Feather session will be held on April 23rd, the evening before the main conference opens. This event provides attendees an informal setting to discuss “all things API” before things get rolling in the sessions. In the past, these sessions have provided useful insight into what’s going on with APIs and has influenced content and topics for future events.

“We are very excited about the Berlin program. We’re covering all the things you’d expect on APIs in sessions, but we’re offering other formats too,” said Steve Willmott, CEO of 3scale and co-organizer of APIStrat. “We have the conference must-haves you expect, but we added SpeedHack and the Birds of a Feather, as well to provide all conference attendees with an outstanding experience.”

Finally, there will also be a special hardware presentation of API technology in action by Foodpairing®. They will “demo” their device that uses APIs to mix cocktails. Every attendee will have the opportunity to “invoke” these APIs as part of the session package in the sponsor exhibit area.

Register for the event here. Developers interested in the developer track get a special discount, and 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 2012, 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. 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 world’s first open source API search engine.
For more information visit 3scale.net/.

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 commercetools.com.

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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