try! Swift is an immersive community gathering about Swift Language Best Practices, Application Development in Swift, Server-Side Swift, Open Source Swift, and the Swift Community. It will take place in Tokyo with talks from community experts on March 1st and 2nd, and Peer Labs / Workshops on March 3rd.

Follow us on Twitter at @tryswiftconf for the latest updates and announcements!

We are committed to providing a safe space for all of our attendees, speakers, and volunteers. Our Code of Conduct can be read in full on GitHub here.

Meet The Speakers

Krzysztof Zabłocki

Creator of Sourcery & Objective-C Playgrounds

Sarah Olson

iOS Developer at Trello

Brandon Kase

iOS Engineer at Pinterest

Tamar Nachmany

iOS Engineer at Tumblr

Wendy Lu

iOS Engineer at Pinterest

Samuel Goodwin

Founder of Roundwall Software

Sash Zats

Software Engineer at Facebook

Karl von Randow

Creator of Camera+, Charles Proxy, and Vee

Katsumi Kishikawa

iOS/macOS Developer at Realm

Kohki Miki

Engineer at Cookpad

Ellen Shapiro

Lead iOS Developer, Tutorial Writer on RayWenderlich.com

Shuichi Tsutsumi

iOS Developer in Tokyo/San Francisco

Samuel Giddins

Bundler & CocoaPods Core Team, Developer at Square

Ben Scheirman

Creator of NSScreencast

Javier Soto

iOS Developer at Twitch

Daisy Ramos

iOS Developer

David Hoang

Head of Product Design at One Medical

Kate Castellano

Senior iOS Developer at Clue

Yuka Ezura

iOS Engineer at LINE

Many more amazing speakers will be announced in the next few weeks! Follow us on Twitter at @tryswiftconf for the latest updates and announcements!

March 1st

8:30 - 🍩 Registration & Breakfast

9:45 - Opening Remarks

10:00 - A Secret Swift Tour

10:25 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

10:40 - Exploring Clang Modules

11:00 - Break

11:40 - Getting to Know the Responder Chain

12:05 - Optimizing Swift code for separation of concerns and simplicity

12:30 - Should coders design?

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 - TBD

14:55 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

15:05 - SwiftyPi

15:25 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

15:35 - UI Testing for Fun and Profit

16:00 - Break

16:30 - Writing Blockchain Clients in Swift

16:50 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

17:05 - 👾

17:30 - AST Meta-programming

18:00 - Closing / Announcements

March 2nd

9:00 - 🍩 Breakfast

9:45 - Opening Remarks

10:00 - Property-based Proofs

10:25 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

10:40 - Using Swift to Visualize Algorithms

11:00 - Break

11:30 - TBD

11:50 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

12:05 - Introducing Charles for iOS

12:30 - Designing Experiences With Augmented Reality

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 - Kotlin For Swift Developers

14:50 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

15:05 - Digital Signal Processing with Swift

15:25 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

15:35 - Creating conversational interfaces in iOS/Swift

16:00 - Break

16:30 - TBD

16:50 - ⚡️🎤 Lightning Talk

17:05 - UIImageView vs Metal

17:30 - Investing time into developer tools

18:00 - Closing / Announcements

18:30 - Party 🎉

March 3rd

10:00 - Peer Labs Start

18:00 - Peer Labs End

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9:00 - Workshops Start

13:00 - Workshops End

Attendees have the option to submit a Lightning Talk topic to present during the conference.

Call for Papers

  • Submission Deadline: Thursday, January 18th at Midnight (JST)
  • Qualifications: You must be attending try! Swift Tokyo 2018. We'll ask to see your ticket if your talk selected.
  • Format:5-minute Lightning Talk
  • Language: Japanese or English
Topics
We are looking for talks about the Swift language itself, or about your experience building a product using Swift (e.g. iOS app, Server-Side Swift, Open source libraries). We are looking for unique perspectives and experiences that can not be heard elsewhere.
Process
Once the submission phase is closed, the organizers will review all the papers and announce which talks will be presented at try! Swift Tokyo 2018. You will be notified about your talk submission status by January 29th.

Submit CfP

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Meet the Organizers

Natasha Murashev

Founder of try! Swift

Satoshi Hachiya

Founder of Pancake Meetup

Hideyuki Nanashima

Swift Lover

Daiki Matsudate

iOS Freelancer

Yoichiro Sakurai

iOS / Web Developer at Retty

Nino Sakuma

Designer / iOS Developer

Matthew Gillingham

Developer

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Conference Venue: March 1st & 2nd

FAQ - try! Swift Tokyo

What language will the conference be in?

try! Swift Tokyo is a bilingual conference. Most talks will be in English, and some in Japanese. All talks will be simultaneously translated from English -> Japanese or from Japanese -> English through your personal headset (it'll feel like magic!). The translators will also be present during Office Hours with the speakers, so you can ask your questions in either English or Japanese!

What is your refund policy?

You can request a refund by emailing us your order number to [email protected]. Note that we cannot issue refunds after January 1st due to expenses associated with your ticket purchase. However, we will transfer your ticket to someone else at any time.

Can I get a receipt for my ticket?

Upon purchasing the ticket, you will receive a receipt from Eventbrite. Unfortunately, we cannot issue custom receipts.
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