SMD Workshops

We've been gathering the best masters to help you craft your skills, and make something with your own hands.
So far, confirmed workshops are detailled below.

Schedule and final info coming soon. Come learn with the best!


Sketching, prototyping and testing a mobile application UI

Maxime Fortelle

When creating a mobile service, it is important to select the features that make the difference in a competitive environment. Rapid prototyping can optimize design choices and explore new ideas in a very short time.

Armed with a pencil, Post-it notes and ideas, this workshop will give you the best practices for the early sketches of a mobile application and testing it with a panel of users.
Then it's up to you to choose what to keep or remove.

  • Duration: 2 hours

Building mobile apps with Titanium and Alloy

Boydlee Pollentine & Christian Brousseau

Introduction workshop on Titanium and Alloy where attendees make a basic app on the day.

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Getting touchy - an introduction to touch events

Patrick H. Lauke

As a follow-up to Patrick's talk, this workshop offer some more depth on touch events.

  • Duration: 3 hours

Improve your UX with icons!

Sébastien Desbenoit

Bring your interface. Let's test, validate, propose and improve it with this workshop.

  • Duration: 2 hours

Google Glass

Rob Rusher

In this workshop, Rob will cover:

  • The Mirror API overview
  • Using the Glass playground to test apps without installing on the device
  • Deploying a Glassware app too the device

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours