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The API Strategy and Practice Conference Comes to Europe: Announcing Conference Dates and Call for Papers for Amsterdam 26-28th March 2014

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 12/19/13 -- APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are quickly becoming critical pieces of system infrastructure for many organizations and best practice in the field is evolving extremely rapidly. To help seasoned practitioners and organizations new to APIs connect, share knowledge and advance the state of the field, 3scale and API Evangelist are pleased to announce the first European Edition of the successful API Strategy and Practice Conference (http://www.apistrategyconference.com/) to be held in Amsterdam on the 26-28th March 2014.

Packed events in New York and San Francisco in 2013 brought together speakers and attendees from organizations such as IBM, Netflix, Programmable Web, Getty Images, Comcast, ATT, Alcatel-Lucent, Tumblr, Box, Yammer, Stripe, Union Square Ventures, Bain Capital and many more. The European event will include a half-day of in-depth tutorials (26th March) and two days (27-28th) of full program content involving over 60 great speakers including John Sheehan / Runscope, Gordon Hollingworth / Raspberry Pi, Jarmo Eskelinen/ CitySDK Forum Virium, Ken Wronkiewicz, Rackspace and Mike Amundsen / Layer 7 Technologies. 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 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.

A Call for Speakers/Talks is now also open for submission of talks for the event at http://www.apistrategyconference.com/2014Amsterdam/contact-call-for-papers.php -- proposals are requested by the 17th January 2014.

Tickets, including early-bird discounted tickets, will be in available in limited batches starting in January. To sign up for notifications of ticket sales please visit: http://www.apistrategyconference.com/2014Amsterdam/register.php

This event is co-organized by 3scale and API Evangelist. Information on sponsorships opportunities is available at http://www.apistrategyconference.com/2014Amsterdam/contact-sponsor.php

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