XD18 London - Xero Developer Roadshow

21 Jun 2018, 3:00pm–7:30pm BST

Amazon Web Services, 60 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FD, UK Map

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XD18 is Xero’s annual developer roadshow, brought to you in partnership with Amazon Web Service (AWS). Join us to learn, share ideas, and be inspired to unlock the power of the cloud for small businesses around the world.

We welcome existing Xero API developers and app partners to attend, as well as developers and start ups new to Xero's platform, but curious to learn more.

We're still finalising the venue but doors open at 3.00pm for registration with our first speaker kicking off at 3.30pm.

For more information please refer to the event page at: https://developer.xero.com/xd18

Agenda XD18 London:

3pm - Registrations open

3:30pm - Introduction

Kia ora and welcome

In our first presentation Xero’s Country Manager will highlight the role the developer community is playing in Xero’s expansion and how that role is growing the platform’s future.

3.45pm - Product Keynote

Build the Future

Dan Young, Head of Developer Platform at Xero, will be presenting on new product developments from the API team and announcing Xero’s virtual hackathon, XDHax.

4:05pm - Session 1

Getting started with the Xero API

Xero’s local developer evangelist will take you through the steps for getting started with the API, plus offer practical tips on best practice.

4.25pm - Session 2

AWS journey

Take a deep dive with an AWS user and Xero app partner on their development story, looking at the benefits of a cloud first strategy and their experience building their application on AWS. This will be co-presented with an AWS Solutions Architect.

4:40pm - Session 3

Grow your brand: How to market your app to Xero's community

Hear from one of our top local app partners as they share their experiences and insights into how to successfully market an app in the Xero ecosystem.

4:55pm - Break

5.15pm -Session 4

The app we built for HAX

Xero’s developer evangelists have been building an app to imagine just what’s possible using the latest features released from Xero’s API and Amazon Web Services. Get ready to be inspired about what you could achieve at XDHax this year.

5.30pm - Session 5

Network effects: Advisors as a sales channel

Want to know how to unlock Xero’s 100,000 advisor network to grow your sales? In this session we demystify what our advisor channel wants from you, so you can increase app adoption with Xero’s community.

5:50pm - Keynote

Platforms are eating the world

Nick Houldsworth, Executive GM - Ecosystem at Xero, looks at how the rise of platforms are giving SaaS companies the opportunity to sustainably grow customers through partners.

6:10pm - Panel

Flywheel - scaling SaaS platforms

We bring together leaders from the SaaS industry to talk platforms - they’ll share insights, lessons learned and stories about driving innovation through APIs, developer communities and creating a marketplace of solutions customers love.

6:40pm - Wrap up drinks

Contact information

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