SmartThings at the Samsung Developer Conference

Join us at #SmartThingsSDC:
Everything you need to know about SmartThings
at the Samsung Developer Conference —
including a $100 discount on registration!


Session information updated April 26.

On April 26-28, SmartThings will be hosting a three-day track during the Samsung Developer Conference — providing developers everything needed to start building SmartApps on our open platform for connected devices. Serving both new and veteran IoT developers alike, SmartThings’ SDC track includes a hands-on workshop, developer and partner panels, in-depth sessions on developer tools, best practices, and opportunities — plus your own dev hack lounge and pavilion. Help us brainstorm and build a better future through the Internet of Things!

Click here to register. Use the code “GDNTZ95” for a $100 discount!

Featured Highlights:

April 27, 9:30-11:15am — Keynote Appearance
SmartThings CEO Alex Hawkinson will be featured at the main SDC opening keynote. Be first to know about what’s on the horizon for SmartThings. (3rd floor main stage, Moscone West)

April 27, 11:30am-5:00pm and April 28, 1:30am-3:30pm — SmartThings Booth & Partner Pavilion
Featuring a dev hack lounge, Partner Pavilion, and a device integration wall, our SmartThings booth has everything for new and veteran IoT developers alike. The adjoining Partner Pavilion will feature products and solutions from some of our key SmartThings partners, including ADT, Honeywell, Yale, Philips, Netgear Arlo, Bose, Fibaro, LifX, and Home.ai. Relax and network in our dev hack lounge, and sample some of our SmartThings tchotchkes. (3rd floor, Moscone West)

Complete schedule of SmartThings at SDC:

April 26

Introduction to the SmartThings Platform (2:00-5:30pm)
Speakers: Tim Slagle and Jody Albritton
Workshop Description: SmartThings Open Platform enables developers to create innovative solutions to improve the quality of people’s lives. Join us for this interactive lab and learn how to develop for the SmartThings Platform. We’ll give you an introduction to our platform, coding with Groovy and SmartApps. You’ll get started building your first SmartApp with hands-on coding and guidance from SmartThings developer advocates. Bring your laptop and curiosity.

April 27

9:30-11:15am: Keynote

Sessions (note: sessions run from 1:00-6:00pm (5 hours) in session room 8, 3rd floor, Moscone West.)

1. SmartThings Fireside Chat with Alex Hawkinson, Robert Parker and Dora Hsu (1:00pm-1:45pm)
Speakers: Alex Hawkinson, Robert Parker and Dora Hsu
Session Description: Join us for an engaging conversation about all things IoT and the future of SmartThings with SmartThings CEO & Founder, Alex Hawkinson, SVP of Engineering, Robert Parker, and Chief Platform Officer, Dora Hsu. They’ll share their thoughts on what’s in store for the Internet of Things, provide a glimpse of SmartThings’ vision and strategic direction, and highlight the tremendous opportunities for developers.

2. SmartThings Device Onboarding – Part 1 (2:00pm-2:45pm)
Speakers: Vinay Rao, Juan Pablo Risso and Jenny Brandmaier
Session Description: Get an overview of Device Type Handlers (DTH) and learn how they talk to ZigBee and Z-Wave devices. You will see how SmartThings identifies these types of devices on our platform, and learn command and Parse methods to control them.

3. SmartThings Device Onboarding – Part 2 (3:00pm-3:45pm)
Speakers: Vinay Rao, Juan Pablo Risso and Jenny Brandmaier
Session Description: Join us as we continue discussing how to onboard devices to SmartThings, now turning our attention to LAN and Cloud devices. You will see how SmartThings identifies these types of devices on our platform, and learn command and Parse methods to control them.

4. SmartThings Web Services SmartApps (4:00pm-4:45pm)
Speakers: Jim Anderson, Dave Hastings and Jordan Shapiro
Session Description: This session will cover how Web Services for SmartApps work, design, concepts, and the end user experience.

5. SmartThings Partner Panel (5:00pm-5:45pm)
Moderated by: Magnus Ekenheim and Ramon Alvarez
Panel Description: Come and learn about innovative and exciting SmartThings solutions created by our partners, including Rob Beaver of ADT, Kris Davies of Amazon Dash, Leslie Drewery of Breezie, Michael Deschamps of Philips, and Ken Kraus of Yale Locks.

April 28

9:30-11:15am: Keynote 2

Sessions (note: sessions run from 1:00-3:45pm (2:45 hours) in session room 8, 3rd floor, Moscone West.)

1. SmartThings Developer Panel (1:00pm-1:45pm)
Moderated by: Tim Slagle and Jody Albritton
Panel Description: Join this lively interactive panel of SmartThings developers who’ll showcase their SmartApps and share their experiences developing on the SmartThings platform.

2. Developing a UI for your SmartThings SmartApp (2:00pm-2:45pm)
Speakers: Brad Marsh, Steve Vlaminck and Jenny Brandmaier
Session Description: This session gives experienced SmartThings developers a sneak peek at using HTML/Javascript with SmartApps. If you want a preview of how we’ll be extending the SmartThings development stack, join us for this session and get a taste for how web development technologies can take your SmartApps and Device Handlers to the next level.

3. SmartThings “How Might We…” (3:00pm-3:45pm)
Speakers: Mark Yoshitake and Ramon Alvarez (3:00pm-3:45pm)
Session Description: Realizing the full potential of IoT requires leaps of imagination. In this highly interactive, mind-stretching session, you’ll brainstorm in teams of fellow attendees, dreaming up “what ifs” (and a few “no way, really?”) ideas for innovative SmartThings solutions.

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  • annebot

    Sweet! I will definitely be there.