What is SenchaCon?
SenchaCon is the go-to HTML5 event that brings the Sencha and HTML5 communities together to learn, share, code and collaborate. SenchaCon attendees learn about Sencha products and tools, get direct access to the Sencha development team, hear from cutting-edge HTML5 app dev experts and thought leaders, share best practices, and learn advanced techniques. SenchaCon is a great place to network and socialize with a thousand of the smartest web developers in the world.
When and where is SenchaCon 2013?
SenchaCon 2013 will be July 16-19, 2013 in Orlando Florida at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort.
Who should attend SenchaCon?
Why should I attend SenchaCon?
SenchaCon is the go-to HTML5 event where you will:
- Learn how to use open standards web technologies to build amazing apps that will work on any mobile device or personal computer
- Get the inside track on Sencha’s product roadmap and a sneak peek of upcoming products and technologies
- Interact with HTML5 industry experts & Sencha engineers
- Put your coding skills to the test with our full-day hackathon
- Network with the community at SenchaCon’s kickass party
- and more…
How much does SenchaCon 2013 cost?
A full conference ticket to SenchaCon 2013 costs US$1495.
|5 for $5K
April 22 – July 15, 2013
July 10 – July 16, 2013
What is the 5 for 5K Promotion?
An awesome team promotion that your boss will not want to pass up. The 5 for $5K promotion offers special savings when a group of 5 from your company registers, making your full conference pass price only US$1,000 each.
What are the terms and conditions for the 5 for $5K promotion?
This offer cannot be combined with any other promotion code and is for new registrants only. Offer good for full conference pass registration only. Offer expires at 11:59pm PST on July 15, 2013. Offer is not transferable and valid only for intended recipient(s). Void where prohibited. Terms and conditions for registrations will also apply.The 5 for $5K discount must be paid in full by credit card or purchase order only – no check option is available for this offer. The 5 for $5K discount applies only to the full conference pass. Qualifying passes must be purchased from the same organization with the same e-mail suffix, for instance, firstname.lastname@example.org. If there are not five qualifying members from your organization registered by July 15, 2013, the credit card or purchase order used for the registrations in the promotion will be charged the difference between a full conference pass (US$1295) and the 5 for $5K pass of US$1,000. In the event that there is a credit due for this financial transaction, the same credit card or purchase order will receive a refund.
How do we get the 5 for $5K Promotion?
One team member should send an email to email@example.com including their name, email address, phone number, and indication of preferred payment method (credit card or purchase order). Upon receipt a SenchaCon team member will contact you to finalize your purchase.
What happens after we pay the $5K?
When payment has been received a SenchaCon team member will supply a promotion code with a 5 use capacity for your team. Use the promotion code on the SenchaCon registration page (in the promotion code box).If you have any questions feel free to reach out to your SenchaCon team member directly or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is included with my SenchaCon 2013 conference pass?
- A sneak peek of Sencha’s roadmap and upcoming products and technologies
- A full-day hackathon to put your coding skills to the test
- SenchaCon’s Welcome Reception and Evening Party
- An opportunity to network with the best and brightest in the HTML5 community
- Breakfast, lunch and all-you-can-eat snacks!
What is the attire for SenchaCon 2013?
Casual attire is appropriate for the entire week. Bring a sweater or sweatshirt as session rooms in the hotel can be cool.
Who can I contact if I have further questions?
Please email us at email@example.com
Who won the Live Like a Rockstar at SenchaCon promotion?
Vinny Carpenter, Artisan Partners – Presidential Suite
Ponciano Davila, EMR – Governor’s Suite
Brett Davidson – Executive Suite
Ponciano Davila, EMR – Governor’s Suite
Brett Davidson – Executive Suite
Sessions & Content
What is the agenda and session content for SenchaCon 2013?
What is the Sencha Touch Bootcamp?
Sencha Touch Bootcamp: One-Day Mobile App Dev Intensive is a pre-conference bootcamp geared towards someone new to Sencha that wants to get up to speed quickly, and to ensure they have a solid foundation for the rest of the SenchaCon experience.
What is the Sencha Touch on BlackBerry 10 Bootcamp?
Join us for this half-day Sencha Touch on BlackBerry 10 Bootcamp led by top BlackBerry developer evangelists. Learn how to port your great app idea, or a Sencha Touch app to the latest BlackBerry platform. Registration is free and space is limited, so act quick!Attendees will receive a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device for testing and if you get your app running by the end of the day, you will get to keep the device for further testing.
What is the Microsoft Windows Azure Bootcamp?
Join us for this full-day Windows Azure Bootcamp where you will learn how to quickly build, deploy and manage apps and services across a global network of managed datacenters, using an open and flexible cloud platform. PHP, Python, Node, Java, Ruby – all will be covered. Registration is free and space is limited so register today!
What is the Tizon Bootcamp?
Join us for this half-day Tizen Bootcamp – an in-depth, hands-on overview of Tizen, the architecture, tools and APIs available today for developers creating applications for Tizen based systems. Bootcamp will include review of Web APIs, porting tips and tricks, developer contents, and more. Registration is free and space is limited so register today!
I’ve already purchased my SenchaCon 2013 ticket, can I still sign up for the Sencha Touch on BlackBerry 10 , Windows Azure or Tizen Bootcamp?
Absolutely! To sign up for any of the sponsor bootcamps, use your registration ID from your SenchaCon confirmation email to log in and then you can sign up.
Will there be GXT sessions at SenchaCon?
We’re committed to ensuring the GXT attendees have a practical and productive experience, with direct access to the team for the latest product information, roadmap discussions, and technical guidance. We will have our GXT technical team at SenchaCon in full force, and they will be staffing a space dedicated to GWT/GXT for discussions, tech demos, and Q & A. We will also have the SenchaCon unconference sessions to discuss GXT topics nominated by the GXT community.
How long are the sessions?
Most sessions will run approximately 60 minutes with 40–50 minutes for presentations and 10-20 minutes for questions and answers.
Will session recordings be made available after the conference?
Yes, attendees will have exclusive access to session recordings after the conference is over.
How do I register for SenchaCon 2013?
To register for SenchaCon 2013, simply fill out the online registration form.
When will I receive my SenchaCon 2013 badge?
SenchaCon 2013 badges are available for pickup onsite at the registration area at the Swan & Dolphin Resort during designated registration hours. All related conference materials will be available for pickup after you have checked in at the SenchaCon 2013 Registration area. A government issued, photo ID will be required to activate your badge and to collect your SenchaCon 2013 materials.
Can I register onsite at SenchaCon?
Yes, onsite registration is available beginning on Tuesday, July 16 at 8:00 a.m. Onsite registration is US$1495 and is payable by American Express, MasterCard, Visa, check, or money order.
What if I registered and am now unable to attend?
You may transfer your conference pass to another individual within your company by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org by June 24, 2013.
What is the age restriction for SenchaCon 2013?
Attendees and guests must be 18 years or older.
Can I bring a guest?
You are more than welcome to bring a guest to attend the Welcome Reception and SenchaCon Party. Guest passes are available for $150 and can be purchased during online registration or onsite at SenchaCon. All guest passes must be accompanied by a paid SenchaCon registration. The guest pass does not include access to any sessions, breakfasts and lunches, or any other activities that are reserved for paid conference attendees. Guests must be 18 years or older.
Are children permitted to attend SenchaCon 2013?
Unfortunately, children are not permitted at any SenchaCon 2013 sessions or activities, including the evening events. However, the Swan and Dolphin Resort is very family-friendly, and Orlando offers numerous activities that may be appealing to families. The venue is within walking distance of two Disney theme parks and a short drive to all other Disney properties.
What is the cancellation policy?
All cancellation requests must be submitted to email@example.com by July 12, 2013 in order to receive a full refund less a $500 cancellation fee. Cancellation requests received later will not be eligible for a refund. You may transfer your conference pass to another individual within your company by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org by June 24, 2013.
What is the payment policy?
Registration must be paid in full and received on or before Friday, July 12, 2013 in order to qualify for any registration discounts. Registration and payment received after Friday, July 12, 2013 will be processed at the full registration fees.
Accommodations & Travel
Where should I stay?
The Swan & Dolphin Resort is the official SenchaCon 2013 hotel and will be offering discounted rates to SenchaCon attendees as well as a multitude of Disney benefits for the entire family! The conference itself is onsite at the Resort, so you will have direct and convenient access to all conference amenities from there. Some benefits for Swan & Dolphin Resort guests include: an extra hour in the park before or after park hours, complimentary scheduled transportation, complimentary parking at the Disney theme parks and discounted park tickets.
Are there discounts for hotel accommodations?
The Swan & Dolphin Resort is the official SenchaCon 2013 hotel and will be offering a discounted rate of $189/night (regularly $244/night) to SenchaCon attendees who book travel between July 11-23, 2013. To take advantage of the discounted rate at the Swan & Dolphin, you must book your accommodations through the SenchaCon 2013 registration process. Additional charges such as occupancy rates and tax are not included in the room rate and may be applied by the hotel.
Are there discounts for Disney World?
Yes, SenchaCon attendees can take advantage of discounted tickets for Disney World, Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios and other Disney theme parks. Swan & Dolphin guests will also enjoy an extra hour in the park before or after park hours, complimentary scheduled transportation, and complimentary parking at the Disney theme parks.
Can I come a few days early or stay a few days extra to enjoy Disney and Orlando?
Yes, absolutely. Come early or stay late, and enjoy Disney World, Epcot Center, Hollywood Studios and more with your family or friends. Accommodations at the Swan & Dolphin Resort and Disney discounts are available to SenchaCon attendees between July 11-23, 2013.
Where should I fly into?
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the closest commercial airport to the Swan & Dolphin Resort, Disney World and other Disney theme parks and it has convenient flights from locations all around the globe. View Orlando airport’s interactive route map.
How long does it take to get to/from the airport and how much does it cost?
Traveling from the Orlando airport to the Swan & Dolphin Resort takes approximately 25 minutes or longer in traffic and costs around $50 via taxi.
Are there additional transportation services available?
Yes, Mears Transportation offers limousine and town car service. Please call (407) 422-2222 for price quote.
Where can I find Orlando area information?