Developer News
May 2014 Events

May is a going to be a busy month for the Facebook and Parse teams as we attend events all around the world. We look forward to seeing you at one or more of the following:

London Parse Developer Meetup - May 8, 2014 - London, UK

Join us for another London Parse Developer Meetup on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Facebook London Office for tech talks from Parse engineers, food, drink, and netowrking. Sign up for the free group now to join the event and to be notified of all of our future Parse Meetups in the area.

Digital Dragons - May 8 - 9, 2014 - Krakow, Poland

Digital Dragons, an Eastern European gaming conference, will take place May 8-9 in Krakow, Poland. Julia Ognieva, Head of Gaming Partnerships in Russia at Facebook, will present on "The Power of the Facebook Platform for Game Developers."

TheFamily Special Event - May 14, 2014 - Paris, France

Join Julien Lesaicherre and Ali Parr in Paris for this special event to learn more about the announcements made at f8. With a special focus on Parse, this is a great opportunity for French developers to learn more about how to build, grow, and monetize apps with Facebook and Parse.

Game Monetisation Europe - May 14 - 15, 2014 – London, UK

Joanna Tong, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Facebook, will reflect on the EMEA Gaming scene at Game Monetisation Europe during the event on May 14-15 in London.

Videogame Economics Forum - May 15 - 16, 2014 - Angoulême, France

This year Facebook’s Estelle Fume will be speaking at the Videogame Economics Forum (VEF) in Angoulême, France. Estelle supports the growth of the social and mobile gaming ecosystem in EMEA as well as working with key EMEA developers to build, grow and monetize their mobile/web apps and games.

The Online Bingo Summit - May 15 - 16, 2014 – London, UK

The Online Bingo Summit will be held on May 15-16 in London. At the event be sure to catch Will Collins, Head of Real Money Gaming Facebook, provide insight into current market trends affecting the Bingo sector.

DevGamm - May 15 - 16, 2014 – Moscow, Russia

Demonstrating the growing importance of mobile and online games in Russia, DevGAMM Moscow 2014 will be hosted on May15-16 in Moscow, Russia and will feature Facebook’s local Head of Gaming, Julia Ognieva as well as talks from ZeptoLabs Games and Wargaming.net.

Cloud Gaming Europe - May 19 - 20, 2014 – London, UK

Facebook Business Development Manager Bob Slinn will be at the annual Cloud Gaming Europe event to talk about cross-platform strategies, looking at how gaming companies can grow their audience through the existing reach of social media, mobile, and tablets.

Casual Connect - May 20 - 22 - Singapore

Casual Connect provides educational resources and community support for those involved in creating games for the mass market consumer. Meet members of the Parse team at Casual Connect Singapore and learn more about building games with the Parse platform.

Hack In the Box - May 27 - 30 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hack in the Box, a bi-annual security conference, will take place May 27-30th in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Jenn Lesser, Directory of Security Operations at Facebook, will discuss "Winning the Security Awareness Game" and Fernanda Weiden, Facebook Production Engineering Manager, will present "10 Tips on Developing and Deploying Large Scale Systems". Additionally, Christine Abernathy, Developer Advocate at Parse, will host an 8 hour hackathon on Day 2 of HackWEEKDay. Sign up to join the event and learn more about building apps with Facebook and Parse!

Upcoming events in June to apply for now:

Facebook Login Workshops - June 2, 11, & 18 - Menlo Park, New York City, and London

Join us for workshops designed to get you started with the new Facebook Login and Graph API 2.0. Work with Facebook engineers and the app review team to upgrade your app to the new version of Facebook Login and guide your app through the Login Review process. Apply now to join us in the city of your choice!

Israel Mobile Summit - June 10 2014 - Tel Aviv, Israel

Facebook will be Platinum sponsor at Israel Mobile Summit, the most important mobile conference in the region. Julien Codorniou, Director of the EMEA Facebook Platform, will speak at the event, focusing on how developers can build, grow and monetize their mobile apps on Facebook.