We’re excited to once again sponsor AltConf and WWDC surround activities for 2018. We’ve added some great new technologies and ways to connect with IBM throughout the very active week of Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC).

To help make your experience even better, the IBM team is sponsoring some exciting activities, including:

  • Free AltConf labs
  • Free IBM Workshops day
  • iOS and Swift evening meetup
  • AltConf sessions featuring IBM speakers
  • TJBot photo booth

We would love to connect around 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 Workshop Day – June 6, Marriott

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

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

Register now for one or more of the following:

  • A Deep Dive into Adding Visual Recognition capabilities to your iOS app using Watson Studio and Core ML
  • Explore Full Stack Swift development with iOS and Kitura
  • Enterprise ready your iOS app – scale, secure, engage
  • Use Core ML and Watson Visual Recognition to make your iPhone game app



Free Hands-on Labs @ AltConf, June 5-6, Marriott

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

New for this year, the IBM-sponsored AltConf Labs will empower developers with direct experience with key technologies that will help you deliver incredible experiences in your apps.

Check out these labs featuring IBM services and all the other AltConf labs available:

  • Adding Visual Recognition capabilities to your iOS app using Watson Studio and Core ML, June 5 at 10:00 AM, Lab Room 1
  • ARKit meets Watson for Core ML, June 5 at 12:00 PM, Lab Room 2
  • Build a virtual assistant into your iOS apps, June 6 at 10:00 AM, Lab Room 1
  • Build an iOS backend in Swift with Kitura, June 6 at 3:00 PM, Lab Room 1



Free iOS and Swift Evening Meetup, June 4, 7:30 pm at AltConf

Tell us you’re coming: http://ibm.biz/IBM_AltConf_Meetup

Join 100 of your iOS developer peers and IBMers at WWDC and AltConf for an informal meetup, Monday evening of the Apple WWDC event, in the AltConf facilities. Let’s talk machine learning with IBM Watson for Core ML, Server Side Swift, and cloud service integration with your iOS apps. There is a limit of 100 attendees for this event, so get signed up soon! We will have adult beverages and snacks available at no cost.


IBMers speaking @AltConf

Check out these AltConf sessions featuring IBM speakers:

  • Full Stack Swift from prototype to production in 3 months – the Ask Mercedes story, June 5 @ 3:00 PM
  • Building Apps with Swift – from Simple to Solution, June 5 @ 1:30 PM
  • Machine Learning on iOS: Integrating IBM Watson with Core ML, June 6 @ 2:00 PM
  • Scalable iOS applications with serverless and Kubernetes, June 7 @ 11:00 AM


TJBot Photo Booth

Take a break during your busy week. Grab some friends, colleagues, or even total strangers, and come by the TJBot Photo Booth at AltConf to share with the Twitter-verse how much fun you are having.