SOURCE: 3scale


May 31, 2013 08:02 ET

Second 'API Strategy and Practice Conference' Announced for San Francisco -- October 23-25th, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) - After a sold out first event in New York in February 2013, the second edition of the API Strategy and Practice Conference ( is being announced today and will take place in San Francisco, California from October 23 - 25, 2013. The event will take place at the Parc55 Hotel, located near Union Square, and attendee registration will begin on June 5.

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are changing the face of digital business by enabling new business and technical strategies across many industries. The first API Strategy and Practice Conference brought together hundreds of attendees and speakers from companies and organizations including Programmable Web, Getty Images, Comcast, AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, Tumblr,, Union Square Ventures and many more. Each speaker shared strategic and technical insights on the operations of the API program.

Spread over two and a half days, the second edition will build on the success of the New York event with speakers from companies including Netflix, Box, Yammer, Facebook, Stackoverflow and many others. The unique program of keynotes, panels and themed sessions will provide key insights into the potential of APIs, how to craft a successful API strategy and how to "Best Practice" on execution. The new San Francisco conference also adds a sponsors area, hack-zone and themed API tutorial sessions.

Themed sessions in the program include sector areas such as: Music, Social, Media, Government, Payments and E-Commerce APIs, as well as deep dives into API Security, Scalability, Business Models, Marketing and Methodology.

Tickets, including early-bird discounted tickets, will be available in limited batches starting on the June 5. To sign up for notifications of ticket sales, please visit:

This event is co-organized by 3scale ( and API Evangelist ( and is made possible by the generous support of sponsors including, AnyPresence,,, Apiphany, App Developer Alliance, Mulesoft, Parasoft, Pearson, Reverb!, SmartBear, Webshell and Zencoder.

About 3scale:

Founded in 2007, 3scale provides a Plug & Play SaaS API Management platform and infrastructure enabling developers and companies to securely open, control, manage, operate and monetize their API to 3rd parties (e.g. developers, business partners, etc). 3scale's API Management solution is flexible, secure and web scalable enabling the distribution of a company's data, content or services to multiple devices or mobile/web applications as well as the productization of its APIs. For more information visit

About API Evangelist:

API Evangelist is run by Kin Lane, a technology professional with an obsession for Application Programming Interfaces or APIs. His blog at API Evangelist chronicles API evolution and seeks to provide insights and best practice from both a technical and business perspective. He also writes at APIVoice and APIStack.

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