2016 Big Android BBQ : #BABBQ16 2016-08-03 12-18-54

Every year, IDEAA holds a popular Android developer event called the Big Android BBQ in Hurst, Texas — and now, registration for BABBQ 2016 is open to all. This year the event is once again taking place at the Hurst Convention Center, and it’s scheduled for October 21-22. It’s still early and speakers are still being added to the lineup, but I can guarantee you it’s not going to be boring…

Head over to the event’s website to learn more:

This year’s theme is Connection. Our world is filled with people sharing ideas, collaborating with others, and building ways to bring things together. Some of our sessions will apply this to their topics, and as you walk the floor or share a meal we hope you’ll do the same with those around you.

The earliest available general admission tickets are $65, which include an “exclusive gift.” And from there you can score a t-shirt and reserved seating at the keynote, all the way up to the “purple” early bird ticket that includes a t-shirt, a reserved keynote seat, access to the express registration lane, lunch provided on both Friday and Saturday, admission to a special Friday networking event, and more.

August 2, 2016 (Hurst, Texas) – The International Developer Education and Advocacy Alliance (IDEAA) has officially opened registration for the 2016 Big Android BBQ (BABBQ). The Big Android BBQ (BABBQ) is a developer event like no other. Immerse yourself in a thriving community of mobile adventurers that learn, play, and eat together.

Hear from thought leaders and senior developers in our world-class sessions, then roll up your sleeves and put that knowledge to practice in the Code Kitchen™ lab. End each evening with fellow attendees and sponsors at our networking sessions. You’ll leave the 2016 Big Android BBQ with the skills, inspiration, and energy needed for your next great creation.

Once again the BABBQ will be held at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas on October 21 & 22. Attendees can access early bird registration via IDEAA’s event(or bigandroidbbq.com) page starting today.

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