CEMAS Mobile App Workshop
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 from 09:00 to 16:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
- Companies requiring an app for their business
- Companies interested in finding out how an app can support and develop their business
- Entrepreneurs in Wales.
- Individuals willing to invest one full day in the event.
The day will consist of informative seminars on what makes a good app, what you need to consider when developing an app and the support available to people who have an app idea they would like to pursue. There will also be interactive workshops where you will get the opportunity to think about taking your concept idea and turning it in to an app – looking at features, design and how it could be monetised. The workshops will be split into tw groups - those interested in general app development and those interested in Games development. Attendees will need to register for the relevant workshopm they wish to attend. A full programme will be published closer to the time.
9.00-10.00 – Registration and Networking
10.00-10.20 – Welcome and Introduction to CEMAS (Khalid Al-Begain, CEMAS Director)
10.20-10.40 – Case Study: Ap Rwdlan (Owain Sciavone, Director, Golwg)
10.40-11.00 – User Centred Design – Wmff App for SNAP Cymru (Derick Murdock, Creative Director, Galactig)
11.00. 11.20 – Refreshment Break
11.30-11.50 – The importance of Design: Design Concepts (Eilian Roderick, Research Associate, CEMAS)
11.50-12.20 – Preparing for App Development: Saving Time and Money (Dann Rees, Senior Developer, CEMAS)
12.20- 1.30 – Lunch & Networking
1.30-2.45 – Workshop Sessions
Group 1 – Games and interactive Media (Making a Mobile Game)
Group 2 – General App Development (Making an App)
In these parallel group sessions participants will take an idea from concept to app and work with CEMAS experts to develop the game or app. participants need to sign up for one session only as they will run alongside one another
2.45-3.00 - Refreshment Break
3.00-4.00 - Workshops Resume
4.00-4.30 – CEMAS Advice Session (1-2-1 with CEMAS Team Members)
4.30- Event Close
The workshop is restricted to 50 delegates and those attending must be from a small business (SME), or entrepreneur looking to develop an app for business purposes and based in the following areas of Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire or Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire).
Please note that all of our presentations and workshops will be presented through the medium of English. However there will be live translation in to Welsh available for attendees upon request. If you would like to take advantage of our translation service please tick the appropriate box when registering for the event. Please note that we also have dedicated staff that can converse with you in Welsh regarding your mobile app ideas should you wish to do so.
When & Where
Centre of Excellence in Mobile and Emerging Technologies
CEMET is based at the University of South Wales, within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science.
We believe that innovation is a vital part of business growth. As a result, we support Welsh businesses that are seeking to create new products, solutions and services, through bespoke funded collaborative research projects.
CEMET envisage a Wales where businesses continuously innovate, utilising emerging technologies to provide market leading products and services that shape the future. It's our aim to contribute to an environment where the knowledge and capacity to innovate are key business drivers.
The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh Government. ERDF funding aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union.