Speaking

Michael is an experienced international speaker. He’s well known for his presentations on Xamarin Performance but he’s also speaks on Azure and Software Architectures.

Speaker Bio

Michael Ridland – Technical Director at XAM Consulting,  Microsoft MVP & Xamarin MVP

Michael has two decades of Software Engineering experience, he’s consulted to a range of different companies across Australia and the UK including Unilever, Vodafone UK, Ogilvy & Mather, Flora and uswitch.com. He has consulted as a senior engineer on multi-million dollar projects and worked in teams of 30+ developers. Michael is passionate about the mobile, web, mobile web, web standards and has a burning desire to build innovative products. In most recent years Michael has become a leading Xamarin consultant, blogger, open-source developer and is honoured to be a Xamarin & Microsoft MVP.

Michael has a Bachelor of Computer Science with Distinction from the University of Wollongong, completing his degree in the top 10% of the University. He is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for his academic achievements.

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Speaking History

Xamarin Hack Day Sydney – February 2017
What’s New in Xamarin.Forms
Building Fast and Beautiful Apps in Xamarin.Forms

Microsoft Ignite Australia – February 2017
What’s New in Xamarin.Forms
Building Fast and Beautiful Apps in Xamarin.Forms

NDC London – January 2017
Building Fast and Beautiful Apps in Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin Dev Days – Melbourne – December 2016
Xamarin.Forms Layouts

Xamarin Dev Days – Auckland – November 2016
Xamarin.Forms Layouts

Sydney Mobile .NET – November 2016
Xamarin.Forms Layouts

Xamarin Dev Days – Singapore – November 2016
Xamarin.Forms Performance & Layouts

Xamarin Hack Day – Brisbane – September 2016
Introduction to Xamarin & Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin Dev Days – Sydney – August 2016
Introduction to Xamarin.Forms

NDC – Sydney – August 2016
What’s new in Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin Hack Day Sydney – Jul 2016
Introduction to Xamarin & Xamarin.Forms

DDD Sydney – May 2016
C# 7 Live Coding

Sydney Mobile .NET – April 2016
Azure Mobile Apps and App Services

Xamarin Hack Day Melbourne – Mar 2016
MVVM in Xamarin.Forms

Sydney Azure User Group – March 2016
Azure Mobile Services – Lessons from the Trenches

Sydney Mobile .NET – Nov 2015
Mixing MvvmCross Native Views with Xamarin.Forms Pages

Mobile Industry Association – Oct 2015
The Future of App Development

Xamarin Hack Day Brisbane – Sep 2015
Xamarin.Forms Real World Tips

Sydney Mobile .NET – Jul 2015
WWDC Round Up

Xamarin Hack Day Brisbane – Mar 2015
Xamarin.Forms Real World Tips

Xamarin Hack Day Sydney – Dec 2014
Xamarin.Forms Custom Renderers

SydMobile Meetup! – Nov 2014
Introduction to Xamarin

Sydney Mobile .NET – Oct 2014
Xamarin.Forms Deep Dive

alt.net User Group – Sep 2014
.NET MVC and Xamarin.Forms Mashups

Sydney Mobile .NET – August 2014
.NET MVC and Xamarin.Forms Mashups

Xamarin Hack Day Sydney – Jun 2014
Xamarin.Forms Deep Dive

Sydney Mobile .NET – Jun 2014
Xamarin iOS User Interface Development

Sydney ALT.NET User Group – Oct 2013
MVVM Cross