Alp Toker is a web browser developer who has keynoted conferences, chaired panels and made live appearances on TV news shows.
His commentary on mobile and web technology and the importance of open standards has received attention both domestically in the UK and abroad.
Known for his high energy and passionate presentation style, Alp Toker offers valuable insights into the creative process that drives the innovation and openness of web technology.
Alp has introduced nascent technology to audiences around the world with hard-hitting local context and cutting edge relevance grounded in his day-to-day work in the mobile, smart TV and web browser industries.
His talks are centered around the belief that open standards and public scrutiny are the only true motivation for today’s inventors.
Alp engages his audience by letting them into his world, pairing highly technical content with an inspiring back-story that’s accessible to all.
Alp’s past speaking engagements include:
TV Hackfest, DMIC, London – Web TV I/O: A Transmedia Platform for Connected TVs
WebIT Lightning Track, Istanbul – Selling Real Technology in a Dot Com World
LLVM EU Conference, London – Embrace and Extend: The Story of a C++/CLI Compiler
FOSDEM, Brussels - An Overnight Solution To The HTML5 Video Codec War
Google Jam, London - Open Source On a Budget and Why Google is Doing it Wrong
Desktop Summit, Gran Canaria, Spain - WebKit Qt and GTK+ Working Together
GUADEC, Istanbul - Future Visions for the Web Desktop
University of Aveiro, Portugal – Make Your Own Web Browser
FOSDEM, Brussels – The WebKit Open Source Project
OpenBossa Nokia Institute of Technology (INdT), Recife, Brazil - WebKit Everywhere: How We Put a Browser in Your Mobile Phone
GUADEC, Birmingham - Managed D-Bus: IPC for Connected Devices
LinuxConf, Cambridge - The WebKit GTK+ Project
University of Warwick - Applied Continuations and Micro-Threads: How to Build an Intelligent Agent in 24 Hours
InfoSeed Centre, Edinburgh – Introducing the Web Desktop
IMC, Edinburgh - Giving a Voice to Independent Journalism Using Open Source Software
University of Edinburgh - Compilers and Natural Language: Why Programmers Need Linguistics