Get your FOWA 09 tickets now!

We’re very close to anouncing some huge keynote speakers for FOWA London 09 so we’re not quite ready to launch the site. However, you can still grab super cheap early bird tickets:

  • 2-Day Conference Ticket (Only 50 available): £100 + VAT (save £235)
  • 3-Day Conference + Workshop Ticket (Only 20 available): £200 + VAT (save £295)

We’ll be announcing the speaker line-up very soon. However, we’re excited to announce 8 killer workshops we’ve already got lined up for you.

Morning Workshops

Copywriting fundamentals for the web (Relly Annett-Baker – Poppycopy )

This workshop draws on her experience to explore the fundamentals of copywriting for the web, why it should be your first consideration for both sites and apps, a DIY guide to copy, when to get a professional in and the most common mistakes rookie writers make.

How to build Facebook Connect + openID into your site (Dave Morin – Facebook)

It’s becoming increasingly important to allow your users to login with Facebook Connect and openID. In this workshop we’ll show you how to get started.

Building Web + iPhone Apps Using Atlas (Francisco Tolmasky – 280north)

With the launch of Atlas, the team at 280 North redefined what is possible with web apps. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to use Cappuccino, Objective-J and Atlas to create amazingly powerful web app user interfaces – that can be easily deployed as an iPhone app.

How to Build Accessible Web Apps (Speaker TBC)

In this workshop you’re going to learn how to make your web app accessible. Experts will walk you through the accessibility essentials you need to know and how to avoid common mistakes.

Afternoon Workshops

Kick-ass Online Marketing Techniques (Alex Hunter – Virgin)

How to get the biggest bang for your buck online and make your site stand out among the rest.

How to Build a Web App from A-Z (Mike McDerment – Freshbooks)

Having a great web app idea is only the beginning of the fun. Taking that idea from your head and getting all the way to launch is no easy task and unfortunately there aren’t any official instruction. So in this workshop, we are going to give you tips on the complete process of building a web app, from A to Z.

Setting up Your Web App – Powerful Alternatives to LAMP (Chris Lea – Virb)

The Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP-Perl-Python (LAMP) stack is absolutely one of the most ubiquitous development platforms for web applications in the world. So much so that there are many who have never strayed outside the well known environment it provides. However, there are exciting software developments currently that may provide better solutions than the trusty LAMP setup.

Site Building with Drupal (Addison Berry – Lullabot)

Drupal is a popular content management system (CMS) that powers a wide variety of dynamic, content-driven web sites. Its modular design means that thousands of modules can be used to add the functionality that your site needs without any custom programming.

Get your early bird tickets here

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