Swift TO

A conference celebrating Swift in Downtown TorontoTues, August 13th, 2019

Speakers

Paul Hudson
 twostraws

Paul is the author of Hacking with Swift, Pro Swift, Swift Design Patterns, Testing Swift, Server-Side Swift, Swift Coding Challenges, and more. Suffice it to say, he quite likes Swift. And coffee. (But mostly Swift.) (And coffee.)

Chris Ching
 CodeWithChris

Chris was a senior app developer at a software consulting company, building apps for multi-billion dollar clients. He started a blog and YouTube channel for fun and little did he know that it would become his full time job 8 months later. Since 2013, he's been teaching non-coders how to start building iOS apps through his YouTube channel and website, CodeWithChris.

Abbey Jackson
 earthabbey

Currently working as a senior iOS developer on a fraud prevention framework, Abbey is one of a growing number of self-taught adult career changers. After a decade of working with kids as a nanny she attended an 8 week bootcamp and launched a new career as an iOS developer. Through her experience she has worked on a number of apps as well as frameworks and has been lucky to be part of the project and feature planning processes in her current position as well as previously while working on Intel’s (now defunct) Vaunt AR Glasses. She specializes in mentoring new developers, leading feature teams, architecting mobile products, and designing simple solutions for previously complex situations and she hopes to share some of her experience with you.

Tim Mitra
 timmitra

Tim is a mobile app developer, podcaster and artist. He has taught iOS dev, Swift and Objective-C. Tim is a Development Manager - iOS at TD Bank. He also runs iT Guy Technologies, a software development company in Toronto, Canada. He studied Fine Arts before there were Macs and he’s worked for many years in software development, IT, graphic design, publishing and printing. He is also the founder, producer and host of the More Than Just Code Podcast — a podcast covering mobile app development & business and SpockCast a sci-fi pop culture podcast. Tim is also co-host of Roundabout Creative Chaos podcast.

Veronica Ray
 nerdonica

Veronica Ray spent four years at LinkedIn pushing UIs to their limit with Video. She's currently a Senior Software Engineer at Compass on the Search team. She has spoken at conferences around the world and loves bouldering.