BZ Media Announces First Android Developer Conference
August 16, 2010
by: BZ Media
New AnDevCon conference provides workshops, technical classes dedicated to developing and managing Android apps
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., AUG. 16, 2010 — BZ Media LLC today announced AnDevCon™ — the Android Developer Conference, the first independent event for developers, entrepreneurs and IT professionals focusing on the booming Android mobile software market.

The three-day conference will take place in San Mateo, CA, March 7-9, 2011. It begins with one day of intensive workshops, followed by two days of technical classes. The conference will include a tabletop exhibit area for companies selling products and services for Android marketers and developers. More than 300 developers, entrepreneurs and IT professionals are projected to attend AnDevCon (

The conference is owned, produced and managed by BZ Media LLC, which publishes SD Times, the newspaper for the software development industry. BZ Media also produces SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference, and iPhone/iPad DevCon, an independent conference focused on Apple’s mobile platforms.

AnDevCon is an important educational resource for anyone building and selling Android apps, either through device makers or the Android Market. The focused conference is designed so that all app developers, marketers and entrepreneur can attend — and can even bring their entire development or marketing team, thanks to special group discounts. It is also for IT professionals who and building and managing Android apps for their organization.

Ted Bahr, President of BZ Media and Conference Director of AnDevCon, said, “The Android apps market is the new gold rush. Android is the fastest-growing and most open platform for developers and marketers, thanks to its open-source roots, wide variety of handset manufacturers and super-accessible Android Market. Enterprises are looking to educate their IT professionals about the platform. Commercial software companies are jumping into the market, and startups and entrepreneurs need to get up to speed. The best place to bootstrap or extend your Android app effort will be at AnDevCon.”

Classes and workshops at AnDevCon fall into three topic areas:

Android Developer Essentials: These technical classes/workshops are for all Android developers, and cover all programming topics.

Android Enterprise Essentials: These technical sessions cover topics specific to building and managing apps for employees, business customers and partners, such as back-end integration corporate datacenter communications, ERP or CRM systems.

Android Business Essentials: These classes and workshops are for entrepreneurs and developers who want to learn the most effective ways of distributing and marketing Android apps, including how to maximize sales through the Android Market.

Alan Zeichick, Conference Chairman of AnDevCon, and Editorial Director of SD Times, said, “The emphasis at AnDevCon will be on building and managing Android apps today. Every class, every workshop, will be practical, and where possible hands-on. If you’re new to Android, come to AnDevCon to get up-and-running fast. If you’re already working with the platform, come to AnDevCon to hone your expertise.”

The AnDevCon Call for Speakers is available online at, and submissions will be accepted through September 10, 2010. AnDevCon will also have a tabletop expo area, where companies can demonstrate their products and services for Android developers.

For more information on exhibiting, please contact Ted Bahr, +1 631-421-4158 x101, For information on speaking, contact Alan Zeichick, +1 650-359-4763, Learn more, and follow it on Twitter at or #AnDevCon.

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