The iOS and macOS developer conference in Paris.

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FrenchKit Conference

FrenchKit is the first iOS and macOS conference in France. It will focus on a wide range of subjects, from the Cocoa APIs to Swift, covered by some of the most prominent developers in the international community.

200 + Attendees

Be one of the 200+ people that will be part of the second edition of FrenchKit. Spend two days with some of the best developers from all around the World. Learn, discover, exchange, discuss and have fun!

International Speakers

Meet, discuss, and learn from the most prominent developers involved with Apple Technologies. We are gathering some of the best international speakers, people whose work is consistently improving the Cocoa ecosystem. Please note that all talks will be given in English.

Two Days

From September 22rd through 23th, 2017, spend two days listening, learning about and sharing the best practices of the iOS and macOS development and join 200+ other developers from all around the world in the heart of Paris.


Two full days of conference and classrooms with talks from a selection of international speakers.


JP Simard

Realm, SwiftLint, SourceKitten, Jazzy


Pieter Omvlee

Creator of Sketch, Bohemian Coding, macOS


Felix Krause

Creator of Fastlane, tooling


Chris Bailey

IBM, Swift, Kitura, Server APIs WorkGroup


Egor Tolstoy

VIPER, Code Review Best Practices


Yusei Nishiyama

Cookpad, Reducing Build Times


Brandon Williams

MVVM, Playgrounds, Functional Programming


Soroush Khanlou,


Adrien Humilière

Trainline, Advanced Push Notifications


Bruno Virlet

Genius Scan, performance optimisation, tooling


Romain Pouclet



Janina Kutyn

Apple Music, Adyen, Performance Optimisation


Olivier Halligon

OHHTTPStubs, SwiftGen, CocoaPods Contributor


Rew Islam

Dashlane, Advanced Core Data


Bas Broek

XING, Swift Weekly Brief, Moya


Julien Datour

ARKit, Xebia


David Bonnet

CoreML, AI Enthusiast,


Julien Palmas

Crux, Ember.js, Ruby on Rails

Two FULL Days

Two jam-packed days of presentations and classrooms on Friday and Saturday.

Attend to 18 advanced technical talks during the day and select your favourite between a wide choice of classrooms.

Engage in conversations with experts from a number of exciting topics, such as Swift, App Architecture, Continuous Integration, Testing, Swift Playgrounds, Performance Optimisation, Tooling and much more.

Craving for some conference fun? We got you covered: spend an evening with all the attendees at local bar and enjoy our infamous games and quizzes.

08:30 - 09:30 🤗 Welcoming and Breakfast
09:30 - 09:40 Opening Keynote
09:40 - 10:15 Playground Driven Development - Brandon Williams
10:15 - 10:30 Table and Collection Views Optimization - Janina Kutyn
10:30 - 10:45 What Would Tomster Do? - Julien Palmas
10:45 - 11:20 ☕️ Morning Break
11:20 - 11:55 Mocking with Swift - Bruno Virlet
11:55 - 12:10 How Apps Are Actually Built - Romain Pouclet
12:10 - 12:45 Server(less) Swift - Chris Bailey
12:45 - 12:55 Introduction of Classrooms
12:55 - 14:25 🧀 Lunch
14:25 - 15:00 May the Code Review Be with You - Egor Tolstoy
15:00 - 15:15 Safety-Critical Development, AdaCore - Clément Bourgeois
15:15 - 15:50 You Deserve Nice Things - Soroush Khanlou
15:50 - 16:25 ☕️ Afternoon Break
16:25 - 18:25

Classrooms (Don't forget to bring your own Mac)
A modern development workflow - Romain Pouclet - BuddyBuild
Leveraging Swift and GLSL shaders to animate realtime music visualisations - Adrien Coye de Brunélis - Deezer
From API Description To Tests & Mocks - Micha Mazaheri
Intermediate and Advanced RxSwift - Florent Pillet
Fastlane from zero to Hero - Julien Quéré
19:00 - 22:00 💃 Animation and Evening at a Local Bar:
Join us at the Cercle Conan Doyle,
119 Rue du Chemin Vert,
75011 Paris.
08:30 - 09:30 🥐 Welcoming and Breakfast
09:30 - 09:45 Core Data Custom Stores - Rew Islam
09:45 - 10:00 Pushing Forward iOS Notifications - Adrien Humilière
10:00 - 10:35 Rewriting Your Model, Undo and Threading One Step at a Time - Pieter Omvlee
10:35 - 11:10 ☕️ Morning Break
11:10 - 11:45 Profiling Swift Performance on Linux - JP Simard
11:45 - 12:00 What's up with Swift 5 - Bas Broek
12:00 - 12:35 Working at scale - How to Save Time with Ci and Build Time Reduction - Yusei Nishiyama
12:35 - 14:05 🧀 Lunch
14:05 - 14:20 Core ML - Let's Talk about Models - David Bonnet
14:20 - 14:35 Don’t Worry, Be Lazy - Olivier Halligon
14:35 - 15:10 Scaling Open Source Communities - Felix Krause
15:10 - 15:25 Update Your Reality with Vision and ARKit - Julien Datour
15:50 - 16:25 ☕️ Afternoon Break
16:00 - 18:00

Classrooms (Don't forget to bring your own Mac)
A modern development workflow - Romain Pouclet - BuddyBuild
Leveraging Swift and GLSL shaders to animate realtime music visualisations - Adrien Coye de Brunélis - Deezer
Build a Swift Backend-for-Frontend (BFF) - Chris Bailey
UI Automation with XCUITest - Dmitry Bespalov
Mastering code generation and SwiftGen and Sourcery templates - Olivier Halligon

Love Cocoa in The City of Love

Our venue is located in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, a few steps from Metro Station Philippe Auguste on Line 2 or a 5-minute walk from Line 3 and Line 9.

Pan Piper
2 Impasse Lamier,
75011 Paris

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