What we're about

SWmobile is mobile focused tech group based in the South West of England. Events are free, well-liked and give members an opportunity to meet and learn from other mobile professionals based in the area and beyond.

Who goes to SWmobile?

SWmobile is open to all regardless of technical knowledge or professional background, but at a typical meeting you can expect to meet some or all of the following:

- Experts/Speakers

- Mobile apps & games developers (individuals and agency)

- Apps & Games designs (individuals and agency)

- Entrepreneurs, Clients, Hirers, Employers

- Anyone with a personal, commercial or organizational interest in mobile apps

Why go?

We welcome you to South West’s only mobile focused App Developers & Designers meetup to discover new ideas, learn and share from collective experiences, network and then go for a beverage afterwards!

Who's been a guest speaker at South West Mobile?

Professional developers, hobbyists, designers, mentors, enthusiasts, journalists, freelancers… the list goes on! We try and ensure a varied mix of speakers from meetup to meetup.

If you're interested in speaking at SWMobile please fill in our CFP here (http://cfp.swmobile.org/).

When/Where's the next meeting?

Meetings typically take place once a month - usually in the 3rd week of the month. Sign up to our group for automatic notification of the exact dates.

We try and split meet ups between Bristol and Bath, but if you want it closer to home then by all means let us know or volunteer to help organise.

What happens?

Evenings start with a short intro from the organisers, then a guest speaker or two, short comfort break then couple more awesome speakers, then we head to reserved area at near by pub and it's over to you for socialising and networking.

Code of conduct

TL;DR: be nice or go home

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our meetups are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event. We are expecting cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Our meetup group is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of SWmobile meetup participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any venue, including talks, workshops, after parties, Twitter and other online media. SWmobile participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the meetup event/group without a refund at the discretion of the meetup group organisers.

You can report CofC issues to team@swmobile.org

Who organises South West Mobile (in no particular order)?

* Scott Alexander-Bown (Founder)
* Tom Melamed
* Karl Nosworthy
* James Front
* Daniel Leivers
* Dave Jones

Plus a team of long serving members who help at each event with the setup/tear down

Any volunteers, most welcome! please contact team@swmobile.org

Upcoming events (1)

November Talk Night

Just Eat

Welcome to the November SWmobile event! We have 3 fantastic speakers sharing their experiences of iOS, Android and React native. # Building a cross-platform app in 6 weeks - a React Native story - Dan Leivers A summary of my recent experiences trying to build and launch an app for multiple app stores in a short period of time. Includes the good and the bad of React Native. #iOS Feature Flagging - James Frost How the WordPress for iOS team selectively exposes new app features in different builds of the app, for developers, testers, or all users. #Android Notifications - Himanshu Walia This talk provides the audience with an overview of android notifications, how they behave from Android 6 to Android 10. Best practices, guidelines, anti-patterns and pitfalls while designing and implementing push notification for Android apps. Timings: 18:30 Doors, Food (veg and vegan options available) & Drink 19:00 Intro and Talks 1 19:45 Break 20:00 Talks 2&3 20:45 Finish (Tidy up 21:00 Continue the conversation at pub on Kings Street (details will be shared at the event.) As always we welcome new speakers. Please message the lead organiser or any of the other organisers if you have a talk idea, or fill out the form at http://cfp.swmobile.org

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