Apple’s annual developer conference has been scheduled to start on June 8th and will be running all week up to June 12th, the company confirmed. This years conference marks twenty-six straight years of WWDC, making it the longest running developer conference in history.
The conference will be taking place in Moscone West, “with more sessions than ever before streamed” online. WWDC should give developers a glimpse into the future of Apple’s mobile and desktop operating systems.
The conference will feature the highly popular Apple keynote, kicking off on the Monday of that week. Additionally, hundreds of technical sessions and thousands of Apple technicians will be on hand. The Apple Design Awards is also on their agenda.
“The App Store ignited an app ecosystem that is simply amazing, forever changing the lives of customers and creating millions of jobs worldwide,” says Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We’ve got incredible new technologies for iOS and OS X to share with developers at WWDC and around the world, and can’t wait to see the next generation of apps they create.”
Ticket registrations are available on Apple’s WWDC ticket website and developers will need to register for a ticket, which Apple will be sending out at random. Ticket registrations are available through Friday, April 17th at 10AM PDT.
Here are some major points from the press release:
- Over 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers on a wide range of topics for developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and OS X technologies.
- More than 1,000 Apple engineers supporting more than 100 hands-on labs.
- Access to the latest innovations, features and capabilities of iOS and OS X.
- Apple Design Awards which recognize iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac apps that demonstrate technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design.
We expect Apple to unveil iOS 9 and Mac OS X 10.11 as well as the current state of the Apple Watch software development. The company promised that we’ll have third-party applications running native on the Apple Watch, coming later this year.