World Internet Developer Summit 2016

When:L Tue, June 7, 10am – Wed, June 8, 11am
Where: Cyberport, Telegraph Bay, Hong Kong
Admission: HKD 700 [USD 90]
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Get ready for Hong Kong's signature World Internet Developer Summit! Hosted by Internet Society Hong Kong, the action-packed two-day summit is the annual and signature cross-platform developer summit in the region. Topics include:
  • Supporting Dynamic Growth with ElasticSearch - Christian Strzadala, Elastic
  • Building Microservices Architectures in Go - Matt Heath, Mondo
  • The 5 Pitfalls of Payment Integration - Tim Yu, Braintree
  • Data in a New Media - Pili Hu, CTO, Initium Media
  • The End of Rails - Nick Sutterer, Trailblazer
  • Cognitive Services: Give Apps a Human Side - Thomas Weiss, Additive Labs
  • Learning Go on the Go - Gautam Rege, Josh Software
  • Rapid Prototyping with FramerJS - Charles Wong, Eoniq
  • Docker 101 - Chunliang Lyu,  Initium Media
  • Ruby Programming Workshop - Nick Sutterer, Trailblazer
[Also in Hong Kong: IoT Conference, 21 June (Free), RISE is happening today and tomorrow, June 1-2 (USD 439). We did not list RISE because the programme was not made available but the list of pitching startups was, here's a selection:
  • 5Miles - Find shops located within 5 miles
  • BitHolla - Add pictures to your bitcoin payments [!]
  • Chillai - Powering CRMs with AI
  • LoanStar - Add a bank to your point-of-sale.
  • ChargeBee - Renewals and subscriptions are just starters
  • Hausie - Designers collective
  • GemVcare - Genetic testing
  • HiTechRobotics - Driverless vehicles
  • Trukker - Intercity truck aggregator
  • Aegea - Car jump starter
  • Algolia - Instant search results as the user types [check it out]
  • Bricksave - Invest in overseas properties
  • WooFr - ClassPass / KFit of nightlife [CPU hungry website]
  • Convenience - Swap heavy coins for weightless digital money [nice theme]