The iOS and macOS developer conference in Paris

September 29, 1 PM • September 30, 6 PM

We are back 👍

After a 1-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FrenchKit is back with a 100% in-person event to be held in Paris at our historic venue: the Pan Piper.


This year, we'll be honoured to welcome you to a 1.5-day conference with talks and classrooms, starting on Thursday, September 29 at 1 PM and continuing through the whole day of Friday, September 30th.


See you in Paris! 🥖

🎙 Speakers

Donny Wals

Donny is a passionate and curious iOS developer, Author and Speaker. He has written several books on iOS development and has delivered dozens of talks and workshops over the past years. Next to iOS development he’s a huge cat lover and he likes dabbling on his guitars.

Maxim Cramer

Maxim runs MENNENIA, a coaching and consulting business for female founders in tech. She is determined to remove as many knowledge, network, and lifestyle barriers for women entrepreneurs so they can launch their life-changing ideas. She’s worked on apps that have seen over a million downloads on launch, won Emmy’s, been featured by Apple in retail stores around the globe, and now teaches TechLiteracy® so founders can build products with less headache and more confidence.

Antoine van der Lee

He's passionate about contributing to the iOS community where you might know him from his weekly blog posts on his personal blog called SwiftLee, his newsletter SwiftLee Weekly, SwiftLee Jobs, or RocketSim; a Simulator Enhancing App. He particularly enjoys speaking on best practices for structuring code architecture in a way that creates sustainability, as well as open sourcing frameworks and how iOS developers can be more successful in their work.

Vincent Pradeilles

Vincent started working on iOS apps back in 2011. After a few years spent on building great apps for major European banks, he's now part of the team at
PhotoRoom. He loves Swift and enjoys talking about it on the Internet. In 2020, he started a YouTube channel to share his knowledge of Swift and iOS. He's also the one behind the Twitter account @ios_memes


Audrey Sobgou Zebaze

Audrey discovered iOS when she first bought an iPhone Edge in 2008. Since then, she is working passionately on Apple platforms, enjoying SwiftUI and CoreData!She newly integrated the iOS/macOS team at Proton to make privacy by default her moto.When she is not coding, playing and watching basketball and football are her favorite activities. As a movie addict, she tries to avoid trailers as much as she can.

Thomas Ricouard

Thomas Ricouard is a passionate iOS and MacOS developer for more than 15 years. He worked on many products and applications. From Google on Chrome for iOS to Glose, a company he co-founded making social network & educational service in the digital book industry, recently acquired by Medium where he's now a staff iOS engineer. These days he's completely obsessed with SwiftUI and unidirectional data flow and loves to share his findings on Twitter. He also maintains multiple open source projects & applications on his GitHub.

Yono Mittlefehldt

Yono is an indie app developer and co-creator of Gus on the Go. He helps companies build iOS apps and software products, specializing in computer vision and machine learning. He also writes tutorials for raywenderlich.com. His favorite emoticon is ಠ_ಠ

Betty Godier

Betty Godier is a Software Engineer who builds beautiful and user-friendly iOS apps with diverse and inclusive teams for VanMoof in Amsterdam. She has worked in Engineering roles from Entrepreneur to Engineer, and in disciplines from electronic systems to mobile applications. As a lead volunteer at Women Who Code Mobile, she helps provide members with the skills and confidence needed to advance their technical careers.

Simon Støvring

Simon is a developer with a passion for iOS and has been building products for Apple’s platforms since 2008. He works as a software engineer at Shape during the day and builds his own apps during the night, including the developer tools Scriptable and Runestone, and he recently released an open-source framework for building powerful text editors for iOS.

Tunde Adegoroye

Hey everyone! My name is Tunde Adegoroye, but you can call me Tunds. I teach SwiftUI and all things related to iOS development on YouTube @tundsdev. I'm a Lead App Developer based in Manchester, UK When i’m not coding you can catch me travelling, watching anime, trying new foods & experiencing new experiences.

Zouhair Mahieddine

Mobile business and engineering specialist, with experience building apps and services in several domains from video streaming to online payments, pharmaceutics, betting, music and more. After various experiences around the world, Zouhair is now a Staff engineer at Medium.com focused on putting its technical expertise and thirst for knowledge to good use to build a great publication and reading platform! When not in front of his computer, you can find him out and about on his bike or, more recently, teaching his young boy how to ride his.

Zamzam Farzamipooya

She is fascinated by programming. She has worked in start-ups  and large-scale companies  both in Iran and Denmark since she started her career as an iOS engineer in 2015. AI and mobile are her two big passions. She loves sharing knowledge and learning. She is an Engineer by day and a movie geek by night. And, according to Spotify, She has listened to 105  different genres last year

Frank Lefebvre

Frank has been developing software for Apple platforms since 1985. As a freelance developer, he works on macOS applications and system-level services, as well as iOS and server-side Swift applications. He is also an Apple-certified trainer, and he provides mentoring on server-side Swift and iOS development with SwiftUI.

Robin Kanatzar

Robin is an iOS and Android engineer who has been building mobile applications since 2016. She is passionate about accessibility and runs her own company, Accessible Mobile Apps, to publish accessible apps and support the accessibility community. She currently works as an iOS engineer in Bordeaux, France.

Michel-André Chirita

Mac started developing and designing websites in the 90s before falling in love with iOS when the iPhone came out. He founded several startups across Europe, built a massively multiplayer online poker platform and some apps in the early days of AppStore. In the past years he contributed to some great iOS applications built in Paris and was the host of “EnApparté” meetup. He is currently iOS tech lead and engineering manager at Meetic.

Thibault Wittemberg

Although I belong to the generation of engineers that grew up with Java and Object Oriented Programming, I fell in love with Swift from day one. It introduced me to a new palette of paradigms such as functional programming which I now use to bring safety, testability and scalability to the projects I contribute to. I’ve worked with several Canadian and French companies with a strong focus on aligning iOS and Android teams. When I don’t contribute to Open Source projects or write articles, I like flying FPV drones on the beach and playing drums.

Nicolas Zinovieff

Worked for Apple last millennium, has been writing highly specialized or embedded code since last century, has been passioned for open-source, weird algorithms and performance since forever, and is now trying to train the next generation. Make it so. 🚀

Samuel Giddins

Samuel is a developer well-versed in the rituals of writing developer tools that occasionally work. By day, Samuel is the tech lead on Abnormal Securityʼs portal platform team; by night he can be found breaking Bazel and CocoaPods. Before this whole "developer" thing, Samuel studied in the highly impractical Mathematics & Economics departments at UChicago, learning subjects such as "numbers", "social theory", and "memes". When not coding, Samuel is often in the kitchen, marveling at the fact that dinner smells better than it looks.

Elliott Schrock

Elliot Schrock is a former entrepreneur, recovering mathematician, Raspberry Pi enthusiast, and mobile app developer extraordinaire. He currently lives in Boston, where he works as a Director of Engineering at Honor Education, advises various entrepreneurship competitions and startups, and gazes out windows while holding a glass of scotch. He should really get out more often.

Luis Ascorbe

Luis is a señor software developer that started with iOS in 2011, now moving bits at beams.fm. He’s also the co-founder and organizer of a sibling conference, NSSpain. Luis loves traveling and exploring the world, first time at FrenchKit! Say hi if you see him!

🗓 Program

🎟 Tickets

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179€

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229€

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279€

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Pan Piper • 2-4 Impasse Lamier, Paris

Pan Piper

2-4 Impasse Lamier, 75011 Paris


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MWM

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Meetic

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Stream

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Mojo

Launched in 2018, Mojo is the #1 app for creating animated content on social. The app recently reached 30M installs, has a community of over 180 countries, and is rated 4.9/5.0 stars with over 800k ratings on the App Store.

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