Bucharest, October 10-11
100% Android
Droidcon is about learning, growing, sharing, not about sitting passively through talk after talk.
The subjects of Droidcon Bucharest for this year are: Android development, Android Wear, UI/UX.
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Pietro F. Maggi
SW Consultant Technical Architect
Europe & Africa, Motorola Solutions
Pietro F. Maggi Pietro is a full-stack technical architect with 15 years of development experience from 8-bit MCU to HTML5 web apps who spent too much time architecting solutions for Enterprise Mobility before it was Pietro was part of the technical team testing the first Industrial Mobility Android devices and development tools released by Motorola Solutions in 2011. As European Technical Architect for Motorola Solutions Pietro has the opportunity to present to large industrial groups and public organizations about how to upgrade from legacy Industrial Mobililty to the new generation of Mobile OSes and modern architectures. Close
Filip Hráček
Developer Relations Google
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary
Filip Hráček Filip Hracek has been working at Google since February 2008. His main focus right now is on supporting developers from Central Europe and beyond. His mission is to bring out awesome apps and technologies from Central Europe and make sure they get the attention they deserve. He likes pancakes. Close
Marius Mailat
Founder and CTO at Appsrise
Marius Mailat Marius is the founder of the Romanian Android Community which has now around 5000 active members. He is an active Android trainer a frequent speaker on technical conferences and events. He trained over 500 developers on four continents. His clients include Intel, Siemens, Real-Networks, Cisco, and many more. Close
Eduard Popovici
PhD - Head of SAIM Laboratory
ETTI Faculty, UPB
Eduard-Cristian Popovici Eduard is leading a "Mobile Internet Services and Applications" Laboratory (SAIM), whose young team is training in Android development dozens of students at the ETTI Faculty each year. He encourages and prepares students and high school students to participate in competitions for innovation and development of mobile applications, some of them co-organized by his team. Close
Alexandru Petrescu
Software Engineering Lead
at Facebook
Alexandru Petrescu He is currently focused on improving performance and data efficiency for the company’s Android app. Before joining Facebook, he co-founded Urban Pixels, a start-up based in New York City, where he built a search tool for streaming media called Can I Stream.It? And going back further in time, Alex spent 9 years toiling away in the Digital Advertising Agency mines of Dallas, LA, and NYC building sites, apps, and games for a number of well-known global brands. Close
Paul Ardeleanu
iOS & Web Developer
@ Hello24 in London, UK
Paul Ardeleanu Paul is an experienced iOS and web developer, trainer and mentor, specialising in complete software solutions, technical leadership, and amazing customer experiences. He started programming back when Fortran was cool and is now using languages that have not yet been invented. Close
René P. Mertins
Head of R&D
Bitforce-IT GmbH
René P. Mertins I’m senior java enterprise architect with over ten years of experience. I started developing in my early childhood together with my father on a Philipps MSX-1 writing X-Basic games. From then on I sticked to developing and built up my profession. Starting in the early Internet boom in the end of the 90s I developed a lot of internet presentation stuff and implemented first versions of simple CMS systems in Perl. Till today I am specialized in Java enterprise systems and mainly focused on backend systems. In early 2013 I founded the Start-Up BITFORCE-IT GmbH to bring up our own and total unique monetization platform apponsor. For this I planned and developed all involved software from the backend to the android SDK. Close
Brian Munkholm
VP of Engineering
Brian Munkholm Brian is the VP of Engineering at Realm (, a mobile database for iOS & Android. He previously worked at places like Intel and Broadcom building network infrastructure and embedded systems. He's been coding since the age of 13 during dark ages of punch cards and has yet to get bored. Close
Mateusz Herych
Google Developer Expert
Mateusz Herych Mateusz makes enterprise software users more productive. Producing Android apps constantly from 2011. He's also a part of Google Developer Expert program for Android platform. As a GDG Kraków organizer he's always happy to exchange GDG-organization related knowledge. Close
Mario Viviani
Google Developer Expert
Mario Viviani Mario Viviani, Android Developer since 2010, has been nominated Google Developer Expert (GDE) for Android by Google in 2013. Mario has published more than 90 apps on Google Play. In 2011 Mario decided to create the startup Mariux Apps, based in Milan, Italy, focused on Mobile Applications Development. He’s member of Talent Garden, a network of co-working spaces focused on digital and innovation. As Mariux Apps his products received 12.000.000+ total downloads and are currently ranked in the Top 100 apps in a lot of Categories in Google Play. At Mariux Apps he’s also working with cutting edge technologies like Google Glass and Leap Motion. Mario is really active in the Android community, attending a lot of events worldwide, helping Android developers build new, compelling and well-received apps. Close
Dan Romescu
Co-founder Droidcon Eastern Europe
Dan Romescu Mobile social architect with a clear vision for an open, innovative, green, transparent = sustainable society, with strong interest for Socionetics (Social Network Physics), Augmented Reality, AI and Neurophysics. Dan started to work on mobile software development 15 years ago, on the first mobile device – the Newton from Apple. Close
Razvan Ionescu
Security Software Engineer
Razvan Ionescu Security Software Engineer working for Intel, Razvan has a MSc. in the Security of Complex Networks obtained from the University Politehnica of Bucharest. He is passionate about Capture the Flags contests, attendee of different InfoSec conferences (OWASP, Defcamp, Sparks) and from time to time enjoys writing articles on his personal blog ( Despite testing Android OS from Security perspective on Intel devices, in his spare time, Razvan does Geocaching. :) Follow Razvan: Twitter ( , Linkedin ( Close
Day I - October 10th
08:30 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome remarks
09:45 – 10:00 Keynote session
10:00 – 10:30 Pietro F. Maggi, SW Consultant Technical Architect
Europe & Africa, Motorola Solutions
10:30 – 11:00 Improving Facebook for Android in Emerging Markets, Alexandru Petrescu,Software Engineering Lead at Facebook
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 11:55 TBA (to be announced)
11:55 – 12:15 Less painful db-touching-code with android-db-commons, Mateusz Herych Google Developer Expert
12:15 – 12:35 Kick-Start Your Experience with Android Wear, Mario Viviani Google Developer Expert
12:35 -13:00 Barcamp session
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Mobile Learning on Android Platform, Eduard Popovici PhD
Head of SAIM Laboratory, ETTI Faculty, University Politehnica Bucharest
14:30 – 15:00 7 things Android should learn from iOS,
Paul Ardeleanu, iOS & Web Developer @ Hello24
15:00 – 15:10 Coffee Break
15:10 -15:45 How secure are our local Android apps, Marius Mailat, Founder and CTO at Appsrise
15:45 – 16:10 Testing Android Apps - Why Security is important?
Razvan Ionescu, Security Software Engineer
16:10 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 16:50 YStartup session
Keynote - Thibaut Rouffineau
16:50– 19:00 YStartup session – 5 minutes for startup presentation
19:00 – 22:00 Lightning talks and Party untill the break of dawn
Day II - October 11th
08:30 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome remarks
09:45 – 10:00 Overcoming challenges in the last year as Android developers
Razvan Itu, Eduard Bolos, Marius Mailat
10:00 – 10:30 Get started with AAR, René P. Mertins, Head of R&D, Bitforce-IT GmbH
10:30 – 11:00 Lessons Learned Building Realm, Brian Munkholm VP of Engineering, Realm
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 11:55 Barcamp session
11:55– 12:15 Barcamp session
12:15 – 12:40 Conclusions and closing event
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Early Bird Price 40 euro + VAT September 15th
Lazy Bird Price 80 euro +VAT October 10th
Student 35 euro + VAT October 10th
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Barcamp is our community-focused features that give the Android developers’ community the opportunity to decide the direction of the day! We encourage developers to submit their applications and receive feedback from other developers.

Always developers’ community can help you!

Register your application here! Barcamp takes up most of the second day. Developers have 5 minutes to present their apps. Everyone votes and you get a prize!

Barcamp takes up most of the second day: developers have 5 minutes to present their apps.
Everyone votes and you get a prize!


YStartup is a session at the end of Day 2 to help your startup get feedback and funding by putting you in front of some of the best VC’s mentors and journalists.

We give you 5 minutes and the stage to demo your startup or your idea and get feedback from our mentors and business angels, and maybe some funding too!

Submit your candidacy here:

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Address 3 Amiral Constantin Balescu Street, District 1, Bucharest
(near Charles de Gaulle Square and Herastrau Park, near the intersection with Dorobanti Street).

Directions As you arrive from Charles de Gaulle Square and walk on Dorobanti Street, Amiral Constantin Balescu Street is the first one on the left.

Transportation By bus: the nearest bus station is called Piata Charles de Gaulle (Charles de Gaulle Square) and the buses that have a station there are: 131, 282, 301, 330, 331 bis, 331, 335.
By subway: the nearest subway station is called Aviatorilor (Aviators); You walk round the Charles de Gaulle Square till you find Dorobanti Street.

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