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3scale

September 19, 2013 09:02 ET

Second 'API Strategy and Practice Conference' Bringing Together 60 Top Speakers in San Francisco -- October 23-25th 2013

One of the Largest Ever API Conferences to Feature Speakers From IBM, Netflix, PayPal, Box and Walgreens

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - After a sold out first event in New York in February 2013, the second edition of the API Strategy and Practice Conference (http://apistrategyconference.com) will take place at the Parc55 Hotel, located near Union Square, in San Francisco, California from October 23 - 25, 2013. The event will be one of the largest conferences ever dedicated to APIs. The final program is now complete and includes top speakers from leading companies such as Netflix, PayPal, Box, IBM, Walgreens, Fitbit, Mulesoft, WS02 and many others.

The program will include a combination of Keynotes, Panels and Breakout sessions in which speakers share strategic and technical insights on how the operations of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are changing the face of digital business -- enabling new business and technical strategies across many industries. The conference also adds a sponsors area, hack-zone and themed API tutorial sessions. Themed sessions in the program include sector areas such as: API Design, Marketing, Scalability, Security, Mashups, Tools, Business Models and many other key topics.

Key Speakers include: Daniel Jacobson / Netflix, Laura Heritage / IBM, Uri Sarid / Mulesoft, Peter Rexer / Box, Wynn Netherland / Github, Pamela Fox / Khan Academy, Craig Burton / Burtonian, Salil Deshpade / Bain Capital, John Musser / Programmable Web, Oren Michels / Mashery, Kin Lane / API Evangelist and Steven Willmott / 3scale.

In addition, Traffic & Weather, the leading API industry podcast, will be broadcasting live from the conference. More details are at: http://www.apistrategyconference.com//2013SF/2013/09/16/partly-cloudy-with-a-chance-of-api--traffic--weather-comes-to-apistrat/

Event passes are available at http://apistrategyconference.com/2013SF/register.php at a reduced rate through Thursday 3rd October. Media that would like to attend can secure complimentary press passes by contacting apiconference@3scale.net

This event is co-organized by 3scale and API Evangelist and is made possible by the generous support of sponsors including AT&T, PayPal, WSO2, Mulesoft, Parasoft, Ping Identity, SOA Software, Walgreens, Zencoder, 540.co, Apiary.io, Apiphany, APISpark, Appery.io, Box, Iron.io, Kinvey, Pearson, Reverb!, SmartBear, Webshell, Zendesk, AnyPresence, App Developer Alliance and ProgrammableWeb.

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 www.3scale.net

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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