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Fragments 2019

State of mobile engineering, state of platforms, hardware and user research.


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TERI auditorium, Bangalore, Bangalore

Proposal guidelines

Who should propose a talk:

Fragments is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners. If you are:

  1. Leading/working (in) mobile engineering teams
  2. Designing apps
  3. Conceptualizing specs/building features for products on mobile
  4. Working on cutting edge technology that makes engineering for mobile seamless

Topics for submission:

  1. Deep dive technical talks on Flutter.
  2. AR Core: practical approaches and the business use cases.
  3. Reducing app size to below 10MB and how to cater for lower-end phones.
  4. PWA caching strategies.
  5. ML Kit (ML Kit | Google Developers).
  6. On device ML.
  7. Server-side ML.
  8. Progressive ML, where the fallback is on-device ML when the device goes offline.
  9. Functional programming for mobile.
  10. Coroutines in Kotlin.
  11. Mobile specific user research.
  12. Case studies from teams which have switched away from cross platform approaches.
  13. Use cases for which Native apps work versus use cases where it doesn’t make sense to build Native apps.
  14. Deep dive talks on performance.
  15. Optimising for lower-end hardware.
  16. Future of chatbots for conversations on mobile.
  17. Automating design to code.

Selection process:

We are interested in case studies and talks which expose participants to new approaches for problem-solving. We typically don’t accept:

  1. How-to talks
  2. Talks on topics which have been covered in previous editions of the conference
  3. Beginner level or introductory talks

Proposals will be shortlisted and reviewed by an editorial team consisting of practitioners from the community. Make sure your abstract contains the following information:

  1. Key insights you will present, or takeaways for the audience.
  2. Overall flow of the content.

You must submit links to videos of talks you have delivered in the past, or record and upload a two-min self-recorded video explaining what your talk is about, and why is it relevant for this event.

You must also submit links to the following along with your proposal:

  1. A detailed outline, or
  2. Mindmap, explaining the structure of the talk, or
  3. Draft slides.

Honorarium for selected speakers; travel grants:

Selected speakers and workshop instructors will receive an honorarium of Rs. 3,000 for speaking at the conference. Confirmed speakers and instructors also get a pass to the conference. We do not provide free passes for speakers’ colleagues and spouses.

We only offer travel grants to:

  1. Creators of original projects/work that have wide adoption.
  2. Women and persons of non-binary gender who are selected to speak at the conference.

Fragments is funded through ticket sales and sponsorships. Travel grants vary accordingly.

Important dates:

Fragments conference: 30, 2019

Contact details:

For more information about speaking, sponsorships, tickets, or any other information contact fragments.editorial@hasgeek.com or call 7676332020.

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Improve App Visibility/Downloads in PlayStore

Shivaraj Patil (@shivpatil)

  • 0 comments
  • Mon, 11 Mar
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Is your Droid a polyglot?

Chetan Sachdeva (@chetdeva)

  • 4 comments
  • Sun, 03 Mar
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Challenges with Flutter and how to combat them

Chetan Sachdeva (@chetdeva)

  • 5 comments
  • Sun, 03 Mar
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Why you should evaluate Firebase for your application?

Priyanka Sabhagani (@pika)

  • 1 comments
  • Fri, 22 Feb
Technical level: Beginner

MVI architecture on Android without RxJava

Ratul Sarna (@rdsarna)

  • 2 comments
  • Tue, 19 Feb
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Designing High Growth Products

Shubham Aniket Pachori (@spachoi94)

  • 4 comments
  • Fri, 15 Feb
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

The power of saying "I don't know"

Andrew Murphy (@andrewmurphy)

  • 3 comments
  • Sun, 06 Jan
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Communicating anything to anyone. How to communicate effectively and efficiently

Andrew Murphy (@andrewmurphy)

  • 92 comments
  • Sun, 06 Jan
Section: Workshop Technical level: Intermediate

Human Centered Leadership - Emotional Intelligence for the Technical Mind

Andrew Murphy (@andrewmurphy)

  • 26 comments
  • Sun, 06 Jan
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

What’s New in Android Straight From Google

Katherine Green (@katherinebg) (proposing)

  • 2 comments
  • Wed, 12 Dec
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Solving for multiple events in mobile Applications

Kanav Arora (@kanavarora)

  • 3 comments
  • Mon, 19 Nov
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Evolution of the Mobile ecosystem

paramvir singh (@paramvir)

  • 3 comments
  • Tue, 30 Oct
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Asphalt - GO-JEK's design language system

Anup Cowkur (@anupcowkur)

  • 4 comments
  • Tue, 09 Oct
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

A Drive To Kotlin Coroutines

Tushar Dhole (Gulhane) (@td)

  • 3 comments
  • Thu, 19 Jul
Technical level: Intermediate

Writing nitty gritty Wear OS applications

Ashok Kumar (@ashokslsk)

  • 2 comments
  • Thu, 24 May
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Performant and Reflection-Less JSON Parsing using STAG

Anirudh Ramanan (@skynet)

  • 3 comments
  • Wed, 14 Mar
Technical level: Advanced

Challenges of creating an Android app that Always-listens-to-user

Souvik Basu (@souvikbasu)

  • 1 comments
  • Thu, 25 Jan
Technical level: Advanced

Customising the RecyclerView

Hemant Joshi (@hjoshi123)

  • 4 comments
  • Mon, 04 Dec
Technical level: Intermediate