17-18 December 2015, Bangalore
Status: Open for post-event feedback

From its humble beginnings as a mobile OS 6 years ago, Android is now the most popular operating system (of any kind) in the world.

2015 is the year of Android breaking out of mainstream smartphones and tablets and moving into all kinds of unique devices like IoT, Wearables, Automotive, TV, etc.

droidconIN 2015 wants to talk about how we can push these boundaries even further.

What we are looking for

Core Development

Critical, hardcore Android. What an Android developer faces day-to-day.

Things like: New development techniques/methods/concepts, UI/UX, build tools(Gradle, Maven, Ant), useful hacks/libraries, cross platform development

Enterprise

Android in enterprise. How Android development inside large organizations work.

Things like: Testing, Security, Deployment, Custom builds(ROMS)

Consumer

Android applications for consumers, preferably in an Asia/South Asia context.

Things like: Communication, Information, Games, Android Wear/TV

Beyond handhelds

Android outside the mainstream smartphones and tablets.

Things like: Home Automation, Automotive, Gaming, Embedded systems, Machine-to-Machine

Marketing

Everything in the Play Store ecosystem.

Things like: Discovery, Monetization, Licensing, Consumer marketing strategies

Emerging trends

The bleeding edge of Android development

Things like: New frameworks, APIs, Hardware

App Demos

Demonstrations, discussions and community engagements around Android Apps.

Come to Droidcon India 2015 to discuss how you’ve tackled each of these issues.

Criteria to submit

You must be a practising developer or designer and are expected to present original work that your peers — this event’s audience — recognise as being notable enough to deserve a stage.

If you are excited about someone’s work and believe it deserves wider recognition, we recommend you contact them and ask them to submit a proposal.

Selection Process

Proposals will be filtered and shortlisted by an Editorial Panel. We will notify you if your proposal is shortlisted. We urge you to add links to videos / slide decks when submitting proposals. This will help us understand your past speaking experience. Blurbs or blog posts covering the relevance of a particular problem statement and how it is tackled, will help the Editorial Panel better judge your proposals.

Proposers must submit presentation drafts as part of the selection process to ensure that the talk is in line with the theme of the conference, and to help the editorial panel build a strong line-up for the event.

There is only one speaker per session. Entry is free for selected speakers. HasGeek will provide a bursary to cover part of your travel and accommodation in Bangalore. Bursaries are limited and made available to speakers delivering full sessions (40 minutes or longer). As our budget is limited, we will prefer speakers from locations closer home, but will do our best to cover for anyone exceptional. If you are able to raise support for your trip, we will count that as speaker travel sponsorship.

If your proposal is not accepted, you can buy a ticket at the same rate as was available on the day you proposed. We’ll send you a code.

Commitment to Open Source

HasGeek believes in open source as the binding force of our community. If you are describing a codebase for developers to work with, we’d like it to be available under a permissive open source license. If your software is commercially licensed or available under a combination of commercial and restrictive open source licenses (such as the various forms of the GPL), please consider picking up a sponsorship. We recognize that there are valid reasons for commercial licensing, but ask that you support us in return for giving you an audience. Your session will be marked on the schedule as a sponsored session.

We are no longer accepting proposals. The deadline for submissions was Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Confirmed sessions

# Speaker Section Level +1 Submitted
1 Solving App discovery through smarter user data analysis
Saurav Kumar (@sauravk) Beyond handhelds - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Wed, 16 Dec
2 React native and its impact on android development
Anshul Singhle (@anshulsin) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 1 0 Mon, 14 Dec
3 Android Development at Scale
Aman Alam (@aman-alam) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 1 1 Fri, 11 Dec
4 Virtual Reality - An introduction to development on Google Cardboard
Hari C M (@haricm) (proposing) Workshops Beginner 1 0 Wed, 2 Dec
5 Lessons from Android development at Google
Vikram Aggarwal (@eggwall) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Tue, 1 Dec
6 Android Basics Workshop
Hari C M (@haricm) (proposing) Workshops Beginner 2 1 Thu, 19 Nov
7 Writing plugins for Android Studio  
Ishan Khanna (@ishan1604) Workshops Intermediate 2 0 Sun, 8 Nov
8 Being productive with Android Studio & Gradle
Adnan A M (@adnan123) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 6 2 Tue, 20 Oct
9 Learnings from building Custom MDM
Leena S N (@snleena) Enterprise - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 5 0 Mon, 19 Oct
10 Where do the Android tests belong?
Nazneen Rupawalla (@nazneenr) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 18 0 Sun, 18 Oct
11 Android for the Next Billion  
Yatin Taluja (@yatintaluja) Emerging Trends - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 33 0 Thu, 15 Oct
12 Animations in Material Design - Significance, Context and Hierarchy  
Faiz Malkani (@faiz-malkani) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 12 2 Tue, 13 Oct
13 Real world ways to increase app usage with Azure Mobile Engagement
Abhishek Narain (@nabhishek) Enterprise - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 1 0 Mon, 12 Oct
14 Virtual Reality Design Principles with Google Cardboard  
Swapnil Borkar (@swapnilborkar) Workshops Beginner 5 0 Sun, 11 Oct
15 Iconography with Material Design on Paper  
Swapnil Borkar (@swapnilborkar) Workshops Beginner 32 0 Sun, 11 Oct
16 Android Data Binding
Vipul Shah (@vipulshah2010) Workshops Intermediate 6 1 Fri, 9 Oct
17 Designing Long Lived XMPP(TCP) Connections on Android  
Harshit Bangar (@bangarh) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Advanced 6 0 Thu, 8 Oct
18 Delightful Apps with Material Design
Pratul Kalia (@pratul) Workshops Intermediate 3 1 Wed, 7 Oct
19 Beacons, Eddystone and the Physical Web  
Anuj Deshpande (@anujdeshpande) Emerging Trends - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 9 0 Wed, 7 Oct
20 Enhancing UI/UX using Java animations  
Naman Dwivedi (@naman14) Workshops Intermediate 7 0 Fri, 2 Oct
21 Onboarding new users on to your Android app  
Elvis D'Souza (@elvisds) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 3 0 Fri, 2 Oct
22 A look at modern protoyping: Sketch, Pixate and more  
Soham Mondal (@soham) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 16 2 Wed, 23 Sep
23 Memory Dumps: Going beyond the memory leak    
Erik André (@erikandre) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 4 0 Tue, 22 Sep
24 Forget SQLite and say hello to Realm
Pranay Airan (@pranayairan) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 23 6 Mon, 14 Sep
25 Building better Android apps with MVP  
Anup Cowkur (@anupcowkur89) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 23 1 Fri, 11 Sep
26 Unwrapping Android SDK Add-On  
satish patel (@satishp7) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 5 0 Wed, 9 Sep
27 Android and Indic Languages  
Jishnu (@jishnu7) Consumer - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 4 0 Tue, 8 Sep
28 Android And IoT  
Rupam (@rupamiics) Workshops Intermediate 9 0 Wed, 2 Sep
29 Continuous Integration of Enterprise/Community Android OS Projects
Arnav Gupta (@championswimmer) Workshops Advanced 19 0 Fri, 28 Aug
30 Dependency Injection in Android using Dagger 2
Gaurav Vashisth गौरव (@vashisthg) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 19 0 Thu, 27 Aug
31 Conquering concurrency: Android Reactive Programming with RxJava
Ravindra Kumar (@ravidsrk808) Workshops Intermediate 60 1 Wed, 26 Aug

Unconfirmed proposals

# Speaker Section Level +1 Submitted
1 How to build a mobile app with an App Engine backend
Sunita Sahu (@sunita198blisstering) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 18 0 Wed, 21 Oct
2 Core development to build Launcher and Integration with ROM
Sunita Sahu (@sunita198blisstering) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 23 1 Wed, 21 Oct
3 Why Is Everything So Terrible, and How Can We Fix It?
Christopher Neugebauer (@chrisjrn) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 3 0 Tue, 20 Oct
4 HTTP By The Numbers!
Christopher Neugebauer (@chrisjrn) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 3 0 Tue, 20 Oct
5 Mobile Advertising Trends We Will See In 2016
Sohan (@soganmageshwar) (proposing) Marketing - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Tue, 20 Oct
6 App Indexing 101
Adnan A M (@adnan123) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 6 0 Mon, 19 Oct
7 Android app development using python !
saprative (@saprative) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 2 0 Mon, 19 Oct
8 Android : Inside Out
Prashant Hinduja (@phinduja) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 2 0 Sat, 17 Oct
9 Scaling android development in Enterprise teams
Priyank Gupta (@priyaaank) Enterprise - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 23 0 Sat, 17 Oct
10 Marshmallow-a walk through
Dhanalakshmi S (@dhanalakshmis) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 9 0 Fri, 16 Oct
11 Taking unit-testing to the next level
Rhishikesh Joshi (@rhishikeshj) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 22 0 Fri, 16 Oct
12 Azure Mobile Services For Android
BrijRaj Singh (@brijrajsingh) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 0 0 Fri, 16 Oct
13 "Why should I buy an Android smartwatch?" - The future of Android Wear  
Anirudh S (@anirudh24seven) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Fri, 16 Oct
14 Android Multilingual SDK
chandan bhagabati (@chandanb1983) Emerging Trends - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Advanced 2 0 Fri, 16 Oct
15 Remote sensor emulation for IoT devices
akshay deo (@amd) Beyond handhelds - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 7 1 Fri, 16 Oct
16 Supporting Indian Languages in Facebook: The Why, the How and the WTF!
Gaurav Lochan (@gauravl) Consumer - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 3 0 Thu, 15 Oct
17 Changing android UI style and layout dynamically  
Manish Kumar (@manishrv) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Thu, 15 Oct
18 #permissionswtf
Raveesh Bhalla (@raveesh) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 3 0 Wed, 14 Oct
19 Kotlin - A better Java for Android
Vagmi Mudumbai (@vagmi) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 11 1 Tue, 13 Oct
20 Keep Calm and Secure your App  
Harsh Dattani (@harshdattani) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 6 0 Fri, 9 Oct
21 Android Accessibility 101
Raghavendra Satish Peri (@artofvision) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 2 0 Thu, 1 Oct
22 Flavors & Variants: Utilise Gradle to maximise code reusability
Arnav Gupta (@championswimmer) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 9 0 Mon, 28 Sep
23 Badoo: Cross platorm mobile test automation and continuous delivery  
Sathish Gogineni (@gogineni) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 0 0 Tue, 22 Sep
24 Gaining the app visibility that matters  
prajyot mainkar (@prajyotm) Marketing - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 5 0 Fri, 18 Sep
25 Engineering android apps for Performance and Delight
Paresh Mayani (@pareshmayani) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 38 8 Thu, 17 Sep
26 Add data sync and db to your app in less that 20 lines of code
Amrit Sanjeev (@amrit) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 7 0 Thu, 17 Sep
27 React Native for Android : Accessing your very own custom java modules/classes/views from react
Wingston Sharon (@wingie) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Advanced 7 0 Wed, 16 Sep
28 Pulse check your android app with Stetho  
Pranay Airan (@pranayairan) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Intermediate 6 0 Mon, 14 Sep
29 Android testing for developers
Mustafa Ali (@mustafa01ali) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 51 2 Fri, 11 Sep
30 D-School crash course  
Raveesh Bhalla (@raveesh) Emerging Trends - Full talk (45 minutes) Beginner 4 0 Thu, 10 Sep
31 Demystifying Android for Work
Kashi Vishwanath (@kashi1982) Enterprise - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 3 0 Wed, 9 Sep
32 Building apps for the next billion
Amrit Sanjeev (@amrit) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 7 0 Tue, 8 Sep
33 Improving Android App performance - Things every developer should know
Amrit Sanjeev (@amrit) Core Development - Full talk (45 minutes) Advanced 30 0 Tue, 8 Sep
34 5 point someone should not do in app development
Anant Shrivastava (@anantshri) Enterprise - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 11 0 Tue, 8 Sep
35 Create ANDROID apps using Office APIs
Sameeksha Khare (@sameeksha) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 4 1 Fri, 4 Sep
36 Android, without batteries  
Shree Kumar (@shreekumar) Beyond handhelds - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 3 4 Thu, 3 Sep
37 Get more productive with the new Android Emulator!
Abhishek Narain (@nabhishek) Core Development - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 9 0 Wed, 2 Sep
38 QGraph: Easiest way for sending personalized push notifications
Vivek Pandey (@thevivekpandey) Marketing - Crisp talk (15 minutes) Beginner 0 0 Mon, 31 Aug
39 How to create your own BLE sensor for Android  
Chinmay V S (@thecodeartist) Beyond handhelds - Full talk (45 minutes) Intermediate 12 0 Thu, 27 Aug
40 Designing "Always Present" Floating UI Components for fun and profit
Wingston Sharon (@wingie) App demos Beginner 5 1 Thu, 27 Aug