Apple announces 30th WWDC: June 3-7 in San Jose
Apple has announced the biggest date in its annual diary, its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, which takes place June 3-7 at San Jose’s McEnery Convention Center.
Apple announces 30thWWDC: June 3-7 in San Jose
This is the thirtieth WWDC even the company has held, the company said, adding that over 1.4 billion devices now run one of its operating systems and pointing out the company now has over 100,000 direct employees worldwide.
“WWDC is Apple’s biggest event of the year. It brings thousands of the most creative and dedicated developers from around the world together with over a thousand Apple engineers to learn about our latest platform innovations and to connect as a community,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
“Our developers are incredibly passionate about creating the next generation of mind-blowing experiences for the world through apps. We can’t wait to get together with them and share what’s next.”
Machine learning, augmented reality, health and fitness
WWDC 2019 attendees will gain valuable insight into the future of these platforms and get to work with the Apple engineers who built these technologies and frameworks. This year’s program will feature technical sessions, hands-on labs and guest speakers.
WWDC 2019 will deliver the latest Apple news from the keynote stage and celebrate the breakthrough work of developers who are creating new experiences in areas including machine learning, augmented reality, health and fitness, and more. (Italics mine).
Developers can apply for tickets today through March 20 at 5 p.m. PDT through the WWDC website.
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Tickets are issued through a random selection process, and developers will be notified of their application status by March 21 at 5 p.m. PDT.
The conference will be live-streamed through the WWDC app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV as well as through the Apple Developer website.
Up to 350 WWDC student scholarships are available this year, offering a chance to earn a free ticket and lodging for WWDC. Details on how to apply are now available on the WWDC website.
I’ll be back later with what to expect.