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Powering Enterprise Development

App Dev Trends is a new technology conference focused on the makers and maintainers of the purpose-designed software that Power organizations in virtually every industry in the world -- in other words, enterprise software professionals! You Power your company. It's our job to Power you!

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App Dev Trends will shine a spotlight on your unique challenges, brought to you by Application Development Trends, and its editor, John K Waters, will also serve as conference chair. We expect to see a range of attendees at this event, from down-in-the-trenches developers to team leaders and decision makers at just about every level. This event is about cutting-edge intelligence on a wide range of trends, tools, and best practices that you gotta have to keep up with the ever-evolving demands of your organizations. It's about knowing what's next and preparing for it. It's about acquiring new skills and adapting existing skill sets. It's about boosting organizational efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness. It's about rubbing elbows with peers and pros facing the same challenges.

App Dev Trends is a part of Live! 360, which presents six (6) co-located conferences at one (1) low price:

This means you have six events, dozens of tracks, and literally hundreds of sessions to choose from, mix and match sessions to create your own, custom event line-up - it's like no other conference available today.

The App Dev Trends conference agenda is available here.

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    App Dev Trends topics include everything from Agile and Scrum to M2M and IoT, to Big Data and Cloud Computing.


    Our speakers are experts in their field. Learn from the likes of Mark Balbes, James McCaffrey, Ted Neward and more!


    The pre-and-post-conference workshops dive deep into topics areas you want to learn about most. The all-day format gives you the perfect opportunity to focus on the training you need to be successful.


    From the dine-a-round on Sunday night to our spectacular Wednesday event, you'll have fun and enjoy what Orlando has to offer WHILE soaking in knowledge.


    Live! 360 gives you countless opportunities to network with your fellow attendees at meals, evening events, and special networking sessions.


    Here's your chance to hear about innovative vendor solutions to make your lives easier and your business more productive.


Live! 360 presents six (6) co-located conferences at one (1) low price:

This means you have six events, dozens of tracks, and literally hundreds of sessions to choose from, mix and match sessions to create your own, custom event line-up - it’s like no other conference available today.

The full agenda is available here.


December 4, 2016

Pre-Conference Registration

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dine-A-Round Dinner @ Universal CityWalk

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

December 5, 2016

Pre-Conference Workshops

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

EXPO Preview

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Live! 360 Keynote

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

December 6, 2016

Co-Located Conference Keynotes

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakout Sessions

9:30 am – 10:45 am

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch & Exhibit Hall

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Exhibitor Welcome Reception

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

December 7, 2016

Breakout Sessions

8:00 am – 9:15 am

9:30 am – 10:45 am

Live! 360 Keynote

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Birds-of-a-Feather Lunch & Exhibit Hall

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Live! 360 Dessert Luau

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

December 8, 2016

Breakout Sessions

8:00 am – 9:15 am

9:30 am – 10:45 am

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch on the Lanai

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Live! 360 Conference Wrap-Up

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

December 9, 2016

Post-Conference Workshops

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

*Schedule subject to change as sessions and speakers are selected.

This is our first ADT-branded event, and I'm looking forward to welcoming a range of attendees, from down-in-the-trenches developers to team leaders and decision makers at just about every level—in other words, the readers of -- John K. Waters, Conference Chair
We're proud to bring's content to a live audience. The readers of face a particular set of challenges that this event sets out to address with a full conference experience! -- Brent Sutton, Event Director, App Dev Trends


  • Event Partner
    Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft offers a wide range of innovative products and services designed to help individuals and organizations realize their full potential.

  • Event Partner
    Founded in 1995 by the same technical minds that still run the company, Magenic is the leading modern application development firm that can address your organization’s most complex development challenges and deliver software results. As a full-service, professional services partner that has local consultants and a proven process, Magenic will get your projects to market sooner by using premier technical talent in a flexible way that best suits your organization. Learn more at

  • Platinum Sponsor
    Alachisoft provides NCache, a robust 100% Native .NET Open Source distributed cache. NCache removes database and storage performance bottlenecks, and scales .NET and Java applications to extreme transaction processing at run time with zero data loss. Many NCache customers keep their data out-of-process with NCache rather than using an InProc ASP.NET standalone cache. This allows data sharing across multiple worker processes on the same machine, keeps a centralized, synchronized and highly available copy of the data without a single point of failure, and boosts performance by serving requests from a fast and scalable distributed cache. Visit at the show and

  • Platinum Sponsor
    HyperGrid delivers IT at the flip of a switch: A revolutionary new concept in HyperConverged Infrastructure, HCI-as-a-Service (“HCIaaS”) is the industry’s first application aware offering that brings the simplicity and ease-of-use of HCI together with a pay-as-you-consume pricing model that scales elastically. HCIaaS delivers “one-click” automated application deployment and management seamlessly across any cloud or container infrastructure. Enterprises can now enjoy all the benefits of the public cloud at better rates without fear of vendor lock-in. HCIaaS solves the key challenges of DevOps for Enterprises – allowing for both traditional and cloud-native applications to be containerized, managed and deployed with a single tool, dramatically simplifying IT and bridging the needs of both developers and IT operators. HyperGrid solutions unleash innovation for the Digital Enterprise. HyperGrid is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. and its products and services are available through a global network of channel partners.

  • Platinum Sponsor
    As the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, SmartBear supports more than four million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. With today’s applications deploying on mobile, Web, desktop, Internet of Things (IoT) or even embedded computing platforms, the connected nature of these applications through public and private APIs presents a unique set of challenges for developers, testers and operations teams. SmartBear's software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications.

  • Platinum Sponsor
    Syncfusion is the enterprise technology partner of choice for software development, delivering a broad range of web, mobile, and desktop controls coupled with a service-oriented approach throughout the entire application lifecycle. Syncfusion has established itself as the trusted partner worldwide for use in mission-critical applications. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Syncfusion has more than 12,000 customers, including large financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, and global IT consultancies.

  • Gold Sponsor

    IDERA understands that IT doesn’t run on the network – it runs on the data and databases that power your business. That’s why we design our products with the database as the nucleus of your IT universe.

    Our database lifecycle management solutions allow database and IT professionals to design, monitor and manage data systems with complete confidence, whether in the cloud or on-premises.

    We offer a diverse portfolio of free tools and educational resources to help you do more with less while giving you the knowledge to deliver even more than you did yesterday.

  • Gold Sponsor
    Goverlan enables IT support to globally and dynamically control, manage, and support desktop and server infrastructure in-real time, without user interruption. This means administrators can get to the root of the problems quickly and resolve client issues more efficiently. Chosen by IT professional worldwide, Goverlan is renowned for its ease-of-use and robust feature set. Learn more at or contact Goverlan at

  • Gold Sponsor
    QuickBase, formerly a division of Intuit, is the industry’s leading low-code platform that enables employees with varying degrees of technical background to quickly build, customize and deploy scalable cloud applications—all without compromising IT governance and control. QuickBase solutions solve a broad set of challenges customized to the unique needs of businesses of all shapes and sizes via a modern application platform that includes workflow and process automation, easy to use forms, and personalized charts and reports driven by customizable business logic. QuickBase unites IT and business to accelerate organizations’ digital transformation.

  • Silver Sponsor
    At JetBrains, we like making developers more productive. We design intelligent development tools to simplify your challenging tasks, automate the easy ones, and help you develop with pleasure. We are widely known for innovative .NET developer tools such as ReSharper for developer productivity in Visual Studio, dotCover for code coverage analysis, and dotTrace for memory and performance profiling, all of which are tightly integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio. We also provide a free, feature-rich decompiler called dotPeek, as well as team tools: TeamCity for continuous integration and YouTrack for issue tracking. For more information, see

  • Exhibitor
    We help you deliver at the moment it counts. And today, every digital moment and every touch point is vital to your business. Revenue, loyalty and brand image hinge on application performance, and Dynatrace gives you the application insights you need to achieve digital success.

  • Exhibitor
    ITU online is the leader in providing online IT training courses. We build our curriculum using proven educational concepts and sound instructional design principles to create quality courses in the IT training field. With 21 years of experience, ITU employs the industry’s finest instructors and course developers to create courses and certification preparation materials unrivaled in the marketplace. ITU strives to ALWAYS provide their student with the tools needed to succeed at the highest level and raise the benchmark in today’s IT industry. Over 500,000 students agree, we deliver the highest quality training in the marketplace at the most affordable prices!

  • Exhibitor
    Raygun is a crash reporting and real user monitoring service which helps you track errors and crashes in real-time. You can diagnose performances issues that your users encounter with one simple code snippet. Try Raygun Crash Reporting and Pulse Real User Monitoring free for 30 days to discover issues affecting your users right now.

  • Exhibitor
    SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software for IT professionals, including Database Performance Analyzer (formerly Confio Ignite), a database performance solution for DBAs, IT managers, and database developers, for both physical and virtual server environments. DPA helps eliminate bottlenecks, speed problem resolution, and reduce the cost of operations for Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, DB2 and SAP ASE databases. Visit for more information.

  • Exhibitor
    Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center. Visit

  • Premier Media Partner
    The Baltimore SQL Server Users Group is focused on all things SQL Server. We hold free monthly meetings focusing on SQL Server DBA, Development and Business Intelligence topics.

  • Premier Media Partner
    ITCertPro is for current IT Certified Professionals as well as those who want to become one. ITCertPro features news about certification and articles on certification products, IT conferences, and the products that ITCertPro supports.

  • Premier Media Partner
    The Jacksonville Florida IT Server Group is a group of IT Pros and Administrators established for the purpose of networking, design, education, security and familiarization of the latest technologies.

  • Premier Media Partner
    The Krewe is a community organized professional IT networking group. We are a team of hard working, fun loving IT Professionals and Developers who hold various roles in our careers with all levels of expertise. Our mission is to build a dynamic networking community through various activities, gatherings, charitable efforts, and community engagements. We are highly respected and recognized by industry leaders and technology providers for our skills, and professionalism in all aspects of the Information Technology field. We are Krewe!

  • Premier Media Partner
    Join Canadian Microsoft MVP's (Most Valuable Professionals) for a one day IT Pro Road Show. Expert Speakers will present based on their real world experience in short action packed sessions. Content will focus on the following topics:

    • Cloud
    • IT PRO
    • SharePoint / Office 365
    • Development

  • Premier Media Partner
    The .NET Developers Association is an Eastside community oriented group aimed at furthering the education of .NET developers.

  • Premier Media Partner
    Watch technical User Group presentations online for FREE

  • Premier Media Partner
    Pittsburgh, PA based vBrisket is a fantastic community that places a large emphasis on user interaction as well as creating long lasting relationships! We at vBrisket are encouraging the Virtualization Community users to participate through organized social gatherings, some corporately sponsored, most not. The larger events that we host feature a smorgasbord of BBQ creations that are hand crafted by vBrisket!

  • Alliance Media Partner
    The Windows Developer User Group has been established to nurture knowledge base and collaboration among Windows Phone & Windows 8 application developers & enthusiasts. While we are primarily based in Columbus OH, developers from all around Ohio, neighboring states and just about anybody who has interest in the Microsoft ecosystem, is most welcome.

  • Media Partner
    C# Corner is an online social community for IT professionals and developers to exchange their knowledge and experience using various methods such as contributing articles, forums, blogs, and videos. C# Corner reaches 3+ million monthly users worldwide.

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  • Media Partner
    We will meet regularly to explore the use of .NET for building mobile to web applications or just for fun of coding. Our goal is to create a great social group in the London and surrounding area where everyone can share and learn from each other. We will be learning and coding with a focus on web and multi-platform mobile development, including MonoTouch, Mono for Android, Windows Phone, Windows 8 and ASP.NET.