Call for Participation

This 2-day faculty summit presents a unique opportunity for people from academia and the industry to meet and discuss the opportunities and challenges that mobile devices provide, and find ways to promote collaboration. Participation in this summit is open to people from North America, but others are welcome too, who are:

  • Faculty members at higher educational institutions
  • High school teachers
  • Local developers and entrepreneurs
  • Members of the business, government, and developer communities

Day 1 of the summit features keynote presentations, case studies, and discussion panels by academic and industry leaders as well as students.

Day 2 of the summit will be devoted to hands-on workshops for faculty, students, and others interested in learning about mobile application development for BlackBerry devices (smartphones and tablet computers) as well as real-time and embedded development with QNX. Participants will:

  • Learn about and experiment with development tools
  • Practice developing and deploying a new application
  • Explore some of the tools for teaching & learning.
Participants in the hands-on workshops should bring their own laptops, so all the tools are installed and ready for developing apps.

Day 2 Native Development Hands-on Workshop

This session is intended for those with advanced programming skills. In this session participants will get an overview of BlackBerry native development with C++. Topics include:
  • Introduction to BB10 with NDK and Cascades
  • Getting started with BB dev with C++
  • Deploying apps on BB smartphones and PlayBook
  • Best practices
  • Developing and publishing an app

Day 2 QNX Hands-on Workshop

This session is intended for those interested in real-time and embedded development with QNX. In this session participants will learn about QXN development. Topics include:
  • Getting started with QNX
  • QNX Accelerator Kit introduction and demonstration
  • Application Performance Analysis by QNX Momentics tool
  • Code Coverage by QNX Momentics tool

For detailed information about the schedule, please see the summit program.

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