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2018 was an exciting year for developers who wanted to give back in some way and help solve important problems facing humanity. More than 100k developers built over 2500 apps to address the impact of natural disasters using technology in Call for Code, a multi-year initiative of David Clark Cause and founding partner IBM.

During WWDC and AltConf, IBM invites you to get involved with Call for Code 2019 through a series of workshops, AltConf booth activity, and a Call for Code reception. As developers focused on creating exceptional experiences for Apple users, take some time to explore with us ways you can get engaged. Commit to the Cause. Push for Change. Answer the Call.

We would love to connect around Machine Learning and AI with Watson and Core ML, Full Stack Swift, rapid iOS integration with Cloud, and other great topics so be sure to drop by our booth at AltConf or participate in one of the following activities.

Free IBM Call for Code Workshop Day, June 5, Marriott

Discover more: http://ibm.biz/IBM_Workshop_Day

Bring your Mac or use one of ours and go deep into the latest enterprise-ready mobile, machine learning, and cloud technologies available for iOS developers.

No need to register as these are free and first-come, first-serve workshops:

  • Workshop #1: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Call for Code: Machine Learning, custom object detection, and applying AI

  • Workshop #2: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Save a life with Server-side Swift

Free IBM Call for Code Reception, June 5, 6:30 pm

Tell us you’re coming: Register today

End your day at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference at IBM’s Call for Code Reception and discover how you and your peers can make a difference in solving society’s most pressing issues. The event will be held at The Continental Bar, from 6:30 PM through 8:30 PM (PST). This is your chance to connect with fellow developers for fun and refreshments.

Icon for San Francisco showing golden gate bridge

Explore the following cool uses of technology:

  • WatsonML Scavenger Hunt game: Find the 6 disaster relief images and win prizes
  • Beers.4me app: Let Watson determine the best beer for you
  • Facial Age Estimator: Can we guess your age?
  • Stump Watson app: A custom object identification activity

Call for Code Booth@AltConf

Drop by the IBM booth at AltConf and talk to our developers about the latest in machine learning, Swift, Cloud Native, and general iOS development. While you’re there, let’s discuss the incentives for you to join Call for Code, including the $200k first prize, help with delivering your solution to market, and technologies like Watson Machine Learning for CoreML to help you get started.

Book Signing for “Server Side Swift with Kitura”

Book cover for Server Side Swift with Kitura

We’ll be having a book signing of the recently released Server Side Swift with Kitura book by David Okun and Chris Bailey at the IBM Booth, Tuesday, June 4, from 2-3 pm. Be sure to come to the booth, meet the authors, discuss the strides being made in using Swift on the Cloud and get your free copy, while supplies last.