140 | The Twitter Conference is a two-day, two-track event. Here's a schedule of the sessions we've booked so far (detailed session info below the grid).
Tuesday, September 22nd - Developer Track
Up and Running With the Twitter API
Speakers: Ryan SarverDevelopers turn religious about their tools as they become paralyzed by the learning curve to adopt a new technology. The Twitter API's simplicity has led a flock of developers to flock to it in droves. In this session, you will learn the basics of one of the Web's easiest APIs, and understand why adoption has been swift and pervasive. Learn what data is available through the API * Code examples and open source libraries * Application best practices and conventions * Where to find help * How Twitter interacts and manages the community * Finding liberation in constraints
API Changes: Looking At the Roadmap for Version 2.0
Speaker: Alex PayneTwitter plans to introduce version 2 of their API in the next few months. Learn about the planned changes and how to adjust your apps accordingly.
Building OAuth into Your Application
Awesome DevelopersCheck out the unveiling of eight fantastic Twitter apps. Developers will get five minutes on stage to demo their new and improved apps to attendees at 140 | The Twitter Conference.
Wednesday, September 23rd - Developer Track
Geolocation: Building Your App To Be Location Aware
Speaker: Ryan SarverDevelopers have been hacking the location field in Twitter profiles for ages, dropping various location codes into an empty text field just to build rudimentary location-aware services. But accurate Geolocation data opens up an entirely new category of functionality for developers building on the Twitter platform. In this session, Twitter's Geolocation lead Ryan Sarver will talk about the creation of the Geolocation API and it's implementation. What does the Geolocation API offer developers? * What's next for Geolocation with Twitter? * Privacy concerns and best practices
Building High Grade Security into Your Twitter App
Scale This: Building Your App For A Massive Audience
Monetizing the Twitter Platform: How Your App Can Make You Rich
Tuesday, September 22nd
Growing Your Brand on Twitter: Strategies and Tactics from the Trenches
Media Integration Strategies: Incorporating Twitter Into Your Existing Properties
Lunch Panel -- The Comedy Session: Being Funny, In Short
Panelists: Tucker Max, Loni Love, Chris Hardwick, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Moderator: Jason Preston Twitter is fertile ground for laughter. Comedians are flocking to the platform as a way to test material, build fan bases, and entertain the world. Learn how Twitter is helping this panel of top comedians create new jokes and draw crowds, and how humor can be an effective tool in the arsenal of short communication. Building an audience by being funny * How comedy in 140 characters is different * Using Twitter to help your comedy career
Social Gaming: Monetization and Brand Building via Twitter
The Music Panel: Lessons from Engaged Artists
Twitter and Celebrity: A Match Made in Heaven?
The Official 140tc Tweetup
The Taper CourtyardWhen: 5:30-7:30pm, Tuesday, September 22nd. Where: The Taper Courtyard at the Skirball.
Music by: Hypnogaja
Wednesday, September 23rd
Tips & Tricks: Tools and Techniques of the Twitterati
Twitter and Social CRM: Best Practices Revealed
Growing Your Followership: Quality Not Quantity?
TBDAttendees will be given the chance to propose and vote on sessions they would like to see. The winning session (and its proposed presenters) will be given this hour to use.