MacTech Conference is known for packing in a lot of content as well as ample time for networking, activities, and more. We don’t force talks to conform to an arbitrary block of time that works for the conference, but focus on what’s best for the attendee and presenter. Due to this, we list approximate times, but it’s typically a good estimation. This invites discussion from participants and allows a natural flow to the event.

Schedule

The detailed schedule is below, but for an overview for general travel planning purposes, here are times you may want to know.

Tue, November 6th, 2018:
Pre-Conference Workshops
9am: Pre-Conference Workshop Registration
     - no Conference Registration Please
9:30: Workshops Begin
Workshops include morning break, lunch, and afternoon break.
No evening activities.

Half-day Workshops, and Apple Certification Exams
1:30pm: Registration
    - no Conference Registration Please
1:45pm-5pm: Workshop/Exam
Exam Certificates included.

 

Tuesday Evening
No formally organized evening activities -- but we'll have ways for people to meet up..

 

Wed, November 7th:
8am: Conference Registration (badge pickup) Begins
   - Sponsor Exhibits Open
10am: Welcome, Main Sessions Begin
Schedule includes continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon break, dinner and evening activities.

Thu, November 8th:
8:30am: Breakfast
9:30am: Sessions Begin
Schedule includes full breakfast, morning break, lunch, afternoon break, dinner and evening event party.

Fri, November 9th:
8:30am: Breakfast
9:30am: Sessions Begin
5pm: All Conference Activities Conclude.
Schedule includes full breakfast, morning break, lunch, and afternoon break.

Post Event: Fri-Sat
Official activities conclude by 5pm on Fri, but many attendees stay for informal or ad hoc gatherings, enjoy the nearby eateries for dinner, or enjoy the Southern California climate before they return home on Saturday or Sunday. Attendees are responsible for their own plans post-event, but there is a negotiated hotel guest room rate to give you the best deal all the way through the weekend if you'd like.

The best way to see the schedule, with coloring and faster updates is by subscribing to the calendars, and setting for more frequent updates (see instructions to left).

The web-based detailed schedule for MacTech Conference is at Detailed Schedule.

BEST METHOD: The best method to get the calendar is to subscribe to EACH of the four calendars below.

Subscribe to General Schedule
Subscribe to Track 1 – Joint Session
Subscribe to Track 2

IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to set your automatic refresh to something reasonable. 15 minutes or an hour is suggested. If you don’t, for all three calendars, it won’t update properly. No more frequent than 10 minutes, however.

Mac, and iOS users

BEST METHOD: The best method to get the calendar is to subscribe to EACH of the four calendars below.

Update Cal Settings

Update Cal Settings

For iCal subscriptions, there are four calendars you should subscribe to:

IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to set your automatic refresh to something reasonable. 15 minutes or an hour is suggested. If you don’t, for all four calendars, it won’t update properly. No more frequent than 10 minutes, however.

Detailed Web Based Schedule

For a good overview of all that’s going on, see this grid schedule.

Or, see below for a web based version of the calendar — select by agenda (default), week, or date format.