WWDC Swift Panel 2017


RSVP ON EVENTBRITE: https://wwdc17swiftpanel.eventbrite.com

** This event is FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. We will be hosting at the San Jose Westin across the street from WWDC and Altconf.Please arrive early to ensure you get a seat (first 300 people are guaranteed seating), there will be overflow + standing room only for an additional 100 people.

NO ENTRY without EVENTBRITE RSVP: https://wwdc17swiftpanel.eventbrite.com (https://wwdc17swiftpanel.eventbrite.com/)

Join Chris Lattner, Jesse Squires, Kamilah Taylor, and Kevin Ballard, as Realm's JP Simard moderates this panel-style discussion on everything Swift.


- 6pm: Doors open! Mix & mingle among your fellow Swifters. Drinks and light snacks provided.

- 7pm: Panel + Q&A.

- Afterwards: Stay and chat with our panelists, mix and mingle some more.

*IMPORTANT: Capacity for this event is limited. RSVPs are required to attend and will be FIRST COME FIRST SERVED for the first 100 people at the door by 6:00pm.


We will be announcing the location as we get closer to the event - RSVP, and stay tuned we'll let you know.


Chris Lattner (https://twitter.com/clattner_llvm)- felt like there could be something which would retain the benefits of the C, Objective-C, and C++ family, but help move the industry forward. Compiler, languages, and tools enthusiast who has been dabbling in Swift for some time now. Active member of Swift Core Team, Swift Evolution participant, but not a fan of access control discussions.

Jesse Squires (https://twitter.com/jesse_squires)- is an iOS developer at Instagram who writes about Swift and Objective‑C on his blog at jessesquires.com. He's the curator of the Swift Weekly Brief newsletter and co-host of the Swift Unwrapped podcast. He is fueled primarily by black coffee and black metal.

Kamilah Taylor (https://twitter.com/kamilah)- is a Sr. Software Engineer at LinkedIn, currently does infrastructure and features on the LinkedIn Learning app, and worked on the complete rewrite of LinkedIn's flagship app. Previously she did robotics at Wolfram Research and UIUC, is a co-author of "Women in Tech", and likes that Swift reminds her of an upgraded version of Haskell.

Kevin Ballard (https://twitter.com/eridius) - works at Postmates, contributes to (and releases his own) open source libraries, participates in swift-evolution, and submits patches to the Swift project. He's been writing Cocoa for over a decade, doing iOS development since iOS 2, and using Swift since the day it was announced. His current project is a baby girl and he can't wait until she's old enough to begin learning Swift.

JP Simard (moderator) (https://twitter.com/simjp)- is the Apple Platforms Lead at Realm, co-host of the Swift Unwrapped podcast and creator of Swift projects like SwiftLint, Jazzy & SourceKitten.

This panel is presented by Realm, a platform to build reactive apps, realtime collaborative features, and offline-first experiences.