Coding students from Digital Jersey will attend a conference in London today; Apps World, a leading, global multi-platform event intended to bring industry together and inspire debate and discussion. The two-day event will take place at ExCeL in London from the 12th – 13th November.
Forum 3 are sponsoring the London visit, the aim is to provide an inspirational and educational experience for the coding students. The students’ passes to the conference will provide them with the opportunity to network with innovative start-ups and industry giants. There will also be a chance to participate in live hackathons, interactive workshops and watch presentations from industry expert speakers.
The event, now in its 5th year, is set to be the largest of its kind, with over 300 exhibitors and more than 12,000 attendees across the app ecosystem. A wide range of industry professionals will be in attendance, including developers, device manufacturers, mobile marketers and mobile operators.
Carla Harris, Director at Digital Jersey commented:
“We are very excited to be able to provide our students with educational and insightful opportunities like this. Apps World will be a fantastic chance for the students to network and learn from global companies and individual experts. I hope it will educate and inspire the students to confidently develop their ideas and knowledge.”
Tom Hacquoil, Coding Programme Technical Expert commented:
“This is a fantastic opportunity for the coding students to meet some of the most highly-regarded developers, designers and technology entrepreneurs in Europe. The wide range of businesses, applications and technology on show at Apps World will be the perfect springboard for the students to start building real-world applications and projects with the skills they’ve developed over the past few months.”
Joel Brennan, Coding Programme Student commented:
“Great, opportunity and experience to see the technology on a bigger scale. Can’t wait to meet people who have been in my shoes and are now extremely successful.”