SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloudinary will host its third annual ImageCon conference on May 1-2 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, bringing together digital experts to share ideas and best practices for building interactive and engaging online experiences. ImageCon expanded to two full conference days to extend its thought leadership content and offer hands-on technical workshops. Pre-conference deep-dive training sessions will also be offered for developers interested in learning more about Cloudinary’s APIs and SDKs. Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) and the AWS Partner Network (APN) Global Startups program will serve as premiere sponsors alongside conference sponsor Heroku, and ticket sales will support Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science.
May 1 will introduce Cloudinary workshops and keynotes offering practical knowledge to help attendees learn how to engage online audiences through rich media. May 2 will host inspiring talks by a variety of rich-media experts focused on key visual media trends including emerging formats, recent inventions in data visualization and image ethics. Expert speakers will include:
- Amy Balliett, CEO and Founder, Killer Infographics
- Hui Jing Chen, Developer Advocate, Nexmo
- Vitaly Friedman, Co-founder and Editor-in-chief, Smashing Magazine
- Aaron Gustafson, Author and Program Manager, Microsoft
- Jen Looper, Developer Advocate, Progress
- Jon Sneyers, Senior Image Researcher, Cloudinary
- Shirley Wu, Visual creative and Google developer
“We are really excited about this year’s ImageCon and are pleased to be able to offer a full two-day conference program, plus in-depth workshops for those who want to dig into all Cloudinary can do to help deliver digital content,” said Sanjay Sarathy, VP, Marketing for Cloudinary. “The idea that launched the first ImageCon remains just as true today; create an event where all visual storytellers -- from developers to campaign creatives -- can come together, share knowledge and sharpen the skills needed to build and deliver engaging visual stories online.”
When: Wednesday, May 1, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, May 2, 8:30
a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Palace Hotel San Francisco
Who: All those interested in the art and science of visual storytelling -- developers, architects, content managers, visual designers, product managers, and C-suite executives
Registration, agenda and post-event party details can be found on the ImageCon 2019 website. Follow ImageCon on social media using the hashtag #ImageCon2019.
Cloudinary provides an easy-to-use, end-to-end cloud-based image and video management solution for the world’s top brands. With offices in the US, UK and Israel, Cloudinary has quickly become the de facto solution used by web and mobile application developers at major companies around the world to streamline image and video management, and deliver an optimal end user experience. Cloudinary has 5,000 customers worldwide, including AMC, Answers.com, Bleacher Report, Conde Nast, DoorDash, Fairfax Media, Forbes, Gizmodo, GrubHub, Hinge, Indiegogo, Lululemon Athletica, Outbrain, Stitch Fix, Under Armour, Whole Foods Market, and many others. For more information, visit www.cloudinary.com.