Qt World Summit 2018 Events to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Software Development & User Experience
Qt Group Plc Press release 10 September 2018
Learn and share best practices for embedded, mobile and desktop development at Qt’s flagship conference in Boston and Berlin.
Whether you are a businessperson, executive, technical expert, manager or developer, the annual Qt World Summit is packed full of intriguing things for everyone. This year, Qt is extending the Qt World Summit to two conferences across North America and Europe: Qt World Summit Boston will take place from October 29-30, 2018 at the Westin Boston Waterfront, and Qt World Summit Berlin will take place from December 5-6, 2018 at the Berlin Congress Center.
During Qt World Summit 2018, business leaders, software developers, project managers and other influential members of the Qt global community will discuss the latest software development trends, market opportunities, technological advancements and customer success stories. Qt experts from across the globe – spanning 70 industries – will share insights into Qt’s technology and vibrant ecosystem, discuss best practices and new ways of working, and explain how Qt can help organizations achieve a superior user experience and a faster time-to-market with tools that make work fun and easy for both designers and developers.
This year, the Qt World Summit is honored to present the following keynote speakers:
Jared M. Spool is a Maker of Awesomeness at Center Centre/UIE. Center Centre is the school Jared founded with Leslie Jensen-Inman to create industry-ready user experience designers. UIE is Center Centre’s professional development arm, dedicated to understanding what it takes for organizations to produce competitively great products and services.
Lars Knoll is The Qt Company’s CTO and Qt Project Chief Maintainer. Lars has been working on Qt for more than 18 years, from his start as a software engineer to later leading the global Qt engineering team in Nokia before the Digia acquisition in October 2012.
MURAT GÜNAK (BERLIN)
Murat Günak is an extremely accomplished automotive designer with broad interests and deep cultural insights. Murat has held the role of Head of Design in the Volkswagen Group and Mercedes, in addition to leading the team responsible for all Peugeot passenger car designs for more than five years.
Alongside the keynotes from these inspiring speakers, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from 20 different Qt partners and numerous Qt customers, including TomTom, Omron, Ford, ESRI and more, to learn the most effective ways to develop, deploy, secure and use Qt in their projects. Qt World Summit will also feature a wide range of demos from Qt, its customers and its partners, all built with Qt. As a result, following the Qt World Summit events, attendees will be able to expand their offerings, build better products faster, future-proof their solutions, and open new insights for their development projects.
Training Days at Qt World Summit:
Continuing the tradition of combining training with the Qt World Summit conference, the Training Day takes place again this year before the Conference Day. The Training Day is hosted by Qt training partners ICS and KDAB in Boston and KDAB in Berlin, and there will be a diverse selection of courses available, ranging from introductory level to advanced level sessions. See the full course list for Boston here, and the courses for Berlin will be announced soon.
For more information regarding the event's speakers, locations and agenda, please visit: www.qtworldsummit.com
About The Qt Company
Qt Group (Nasdaq Helsinki: QTCOM) is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used by major global companies and developers worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences and advance their digital transformation initiatives. The company's net sales in year 2017 totaled 36,3 MEUR and it employs some 300 people. http://qt.io.
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