Over the Air 2013

Our schedule foe 2013 is now taking shape. This is a work in progress. You can view the in-progress schedule on our lanyrd page here: and a copy of it will be posted on this page when it’s more complete.

Over the Air 2012 (Last Year)

Friday, 1 June, 2012

9:30 Registration / Coffee Marquee Tent
10:00 to 11:00 Welcome from the Over the Air Team Marquee Tent
Daniel Appelquist, Matthew Cashmore, Margaret Gold
Opening Keynote Hacking Science & Space Exploration Ariel Waldman
11:00 Coffee Break Marquee Tent
Marquee Tent Ball Room Drawing Room Music Room Library Morning Room
11:15 to 12:15 The Space: Building a Broadcaster In a Box Mo McRoberts, BBC HTML5 on Steroids: Creating high-performance mobile maps apps in HTML5 and Javascript Bernd Mrohs, Nokia Presenting the Open Web Device Francisco Jordano, Telefónica Everything You Know About QR Codes is WRONG! Terence Eden
From Ideas to Business! Nick Crook & David Dees, Heald Solicitors
12:15 to 13:15 Responsive Web Design – the Specs Behind the Sex Bruce Lawson, Opera Software 170 Million Google+ Users Later: What Have we Learned and What’s New? Adewale Oshineye & Silvano Luciani, Google BlueVia: Year in Review and Looking Ahead Thomas Curtis & Dan Appelquist, BlueVia WebRTC – The missing pieces to standardized real-time audio-visual communication on the Web Adam Bergkvist, Ericsson Labs snaPPing!!! aka: a humourous approach to mobile development cliches Thibaut Rouffineau, WIP Anyone Can Code an Embedded Controller Nicholas Herriot, Vodafone R&D
13:15 Lunch The Lawn
14:30 to 15:30 If Mobiles Don’t Come to the Web, the Web Must Come to Mobiles Christian Heilmann, Mozilla HTML5 Mobile Web Apps and the Open Mobile Revolution Emanuele Bolognesi Adaptive Mobile Design with a Server Side Flavour James Rosewell, You do know it is a phone, don’t you? (Adding voice to your mobile apps) Tim Panton, Voxeo Labs A Means to Interact: A Guided Tour of Arts Programming Platforms Becky Stewart, Codasign Sounds good! A case study on using Pure Data Yuli Levtov, Reactify & Max Harland, Soniqplay
15:30 to 16:30 Facebook Open Graph: from Zero to Hero in 60 Minutes Simon Cross, Facebook Building Apps for Billions of Connected Devices with Joshfire François Daoust, Joshfire Kirin: A Single Page Web App, with a Native UI James Hugman, Future Platforms Do you do?…….BB10 development choices are banging on your door! Luca Sale, BlackBerry Mobile Websites Can Have Nice Fonts Too Laura Kalbag Charity Donation from Games Paul Foster, Microsoft & Caroline Howes, Playmob
16:30 Break
17:00 to 18:00 TheLab: Demo Cool Things! Kevin S Prince & Sam Machin, O2’s TheLab Bikeshed – A Beautiful Web for HTML5/JavaScript Developers Wolfram Kriesing, Uxebu Lego Mindstorms Workshop Adam Cohen-Rose & Lasse Stenbæk Lauesen Appcelerator Titanium – From Zero to App Liz Myers Federated Open Web: Protocols > API! Julien Genestoux Accepting Payment Via Operator Bill Now Available to Everyone! Erik de Kroon, WAC
18:00 to 19:00 Cloud Development with Embedded Controllers and Connecting to Wide Area Networks Chris Styles, Arm How we build Facebook: shipping thousands of lines of code to over 900 million people, every day Simon Cross, Facebook Open The Making of TU Me Nick Mullen, Telefónica Digital
19:00 to 22:00 Dinner, Drinks and Ignite Bletchley Park Talks Marquee Tent
23:00 All-night hacking Various Rooms in the Mansion


Saturday, 2 June, 2012

7:30 Wake Up: Revitaliser Workshop The Lawn
8:00 Breakfast Marquee Tent
Morning Sessions
Marquee Tent Ball Room Drawing Room Music Room Library Morning Room
9:30 to 10:30 Embrace the out-of-the-box elegance: eye candy UI with zero effort Simon Howard, BlackBerry Making useful & fun apps with content apis… (or, how to code something other than a book reader!) Dan Murphy, Pearson Cross-platform with one click. It really is that easy. Alex Caccia, Marmalade Mobile Advertising with InMobi Terence Eden, InMobi Five top tips for developing enterprise mobile apps Paul Johnston, Padajo Open
10:30 to 11:30 How are mobile payment innovations disrupting commerce? Saul Zukauskas, Paypal Making Your Android Apps Play Nice – Intents and Content Providers Matt Oakes, Ribot Dealing with quota: The challenge of limited local storage quotas for web applications Andrew Betts, FT Labs Demystifying OAuth Ernesto Jiménez, BlueVia An Illustrated History of Computation Professor Bernie Cohen, City University Open
11:30 to 12:30 Extreme Citizen Science – from Noise-Monitoring near Heathrow to Illegal Poaching Monitoring in the Congo Basin Professor Muki Haklay, UCL Young Rewired State Adam McGreggor Making Money from Apps Kieran Gutteridge Fund Raising with an Android Enigma Machine Simulator Craig Heath Using the Online Compiler for mbed and it’s Libraries Chris Styles, Arm Open
12:30 to 13:30 Introducing The Open Data Institute Hadley Beeman, UK Technology Strategy Board ePatient 101: An Introduction to the Asymmetrical World of Technology and Healthcare Mark Kramer Creating AR apps using HTML5 and JavaScript Philipp Nagele, Wikitude Off the Hooks: User-Centered Development in a Mobile-First World Ben Werdmuller, Latakoo CTRL – Interactive music installations using Pure Data Ragnar Hrafnkelsson, Reactify Open
13:45 Lunch Marquee Tent
14:30 Closing Keynote: Citizen Science to Open Science – the Road Ahead, Francois Grey Marquee Tent
14:50 Competition Presentations Marquee Tent
16:00 Break for Judging
16:30 Awards & Wrap-up Marquee Tent