The teams from Facebook and Parse are keeping busy this month with a number of events. Check out where we'll be in February, and join us if you can:
ICE International Casino Conference – February 3 – 5, 2014 – London, UK
Facebook will be present at ICE in London in the first week of February and will be speaking on a variety of panels: Partner Manger, Will Collins, will be contributing to a panel on February 3 about understanding the on-going convergence between online and social gaming, and thinking of the mobile channel as the future. Marketing Solutions Manger, Tarquin Henderson will be joining representatives from Big Fish and Plumbee to discuss how mobile gaming is leveraging loyalty programmes, social, virtual currency and brands. Partner Manager, Guy Cross is taking part in a panel on social gaming, where he’ll explain how to monetize social gaming and explore the role of Facebook in casual gaming success.
Apps World North America – February 5-6, 2014 – San Francisco, CA
Facebook + Parse will be hosting a booth at Apps World North America, and Developer Advocates Christine Abernathy and Bear Douglas will be doing two different talks. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Parse and Facebook from our team, and stop by our booth afterwards with any questions.
Casual Connect Europe – February 11, 2014 – Amsterdam, Netherlands
London based Partner Manager, Bob Slinn will be opening the show with a keynote on The Power of Platform, discussing the Facebook ecosystem, local success stories and how the platform can help any game developer build a great social game, acquire high quality users and monetize.
IndieCade - February 14 - 16, 2014 - New York, NY
AJ Glasser will host a panel on the state of free-to-play indie games with panelists from PuzzleSocial, SpinPunch, and Disruptor Beam on Sunday, February 16th at IndieCade. Besides the panel, visit our Night Games booth on Saturday to compete in a tournament for the top score in Dead Trigger 2, a new cross-platform game from indie developer Madfinger games, or stop by our table in the exhibitor hall to ask questions any time.
DeveloperWeek - February 15-18, 2014 - San Francisco, CA
Parse engineer Bryan Klimt, of the always popular Promises blog post will be keynoting at DeveloperWeek this year. Besides his not-to-be-missed talk, we'll also have members of our sales and advocacy teams on hand at the Expo to answer any questions you have about building on Parse.
Unity Meetup - February 18, 2014 - Montreal, QC
Come to the Montreal Unity Meetup to see games partner engineer Colin Creitz speak about the Facebook Unity SDK and how to integrate Facebook identity and social features in your iOS, Android, or web game.
February Bay Area Parse Developer Meetup - February 19, 2014 - San Francisco, CA
Our first Bay Area Meetup of 2014 will take place in San Francisco at the 111 Minna Gallery. Join us for drinks, snacks, and great talks from the Parse team and customers. Register to join the group today for notifications on all scheduled meetup events in the Bay Area.
DeveloperWeek After Party - February 20, 2014 - San Francisco, CA
Parse and Facebook are hosting the DeveloperWeek After Party at Local Edition in San Francisco. Join us to to celebrate the end of a great conference and meet some of the Parse team. RSVP today!
Mobile World Congress - February 24-27 2014 - Barcelona, Spain
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's Founder & CEO, will be delivering a keynote on Monday February 24 at 18:00 CET which can be watched live here. At The Emerging Markets session at 14:00 CET on Wednesday February 26 Chris Weasler, Mobile Director and Chris Daniels, VP of Business Development, will be participating. Also at 14:30 CET on Wednesday Erick Tseng will be participating on a panel as part of the Carrier WiFi Summit.
We hope that you can join us at one or more of the great events we'll be attending and hosting this month!