San Francisco, California, USA – July 25, 2016 – The Qt Company has confirmed the hot themes of this year’s Qt World Summit, the largest annual event dedicated to Qt developers, business leaders and product managers. The event will take place at Pier 27 in San Francisco, USA, on 18-20 October 2016 and will deliver inspirational keynotes and demos, insightful breakouts, and industry highlights. It will examine how companies can stay ahead of the curve and take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the IoT.


Pier 27 on the San Francisco waterfront is the venue for the Qt World Summit 2016

During the three-day event, attendees will be able to take part in a variety of sessions covering everything from augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR), IoT, and automotive, to industrial automation. With Qt being used in over 70 industries, participants will be able to learn what is happening behind the scenes in automotive, medical, aviation and many more. Around the world, Qt is used to build intuitive interfaces which deliver inspiring user experiences that can be accessed from anywhere and utilized across multiple platforms. Attendees are invited to join in the discussions, grow their network, get inspired, and share stories about the benefits of Qt. Learn about the competitive advantage Qt offers, from faster time to market and performance optimization to boosting productivity.

Lars Knoll, The Qt Company CTO and Qt Project Chief Maintainer, along with other Qt and industry experts from around the world will unlock Qt’s potential through keynotes, real life demos and first-hand proofs of concept. Topics will include consumer electronics to industrial automation, embedded development to IoT, and interactive VR/AR technologies using 3D graphics built with Qt.

In addition to being a great opportunity to learn about the Qt offering, the roadmap and the latest features, the Qt World Summit 2016 event represents an excellent networking opportunity. Visitors will be able to see ‘the bigger picture’ in how software is transforming industries for the businessperson. Developers will experience new advances at first-hand. Project and applications managers will discover how Qt brings all this together to help successfully complete industry-leading and game-changing projects.

Find out more about Qt World Summit 2016 and take advantage of the early bird registration (offer ends on 29th July)


About The Qt Company
The Qt Company develops and delivers the Qt development framework under commercial and open source licenses. We enable the reuse of software code across all operating systems, platforms and screen types, from desktops and embedded systems to wearables and mobile devices. Qt is used by approximately 1 million developers worldwide and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is the platform of choice for in-vehicle systems, industrial automation devices and other business critical applications manufacturers, and is used by leading global players in 70+ industries. The Qt Company is owned by the Qt Group, which operates in China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia and USA with some 200 employees worldwide. The Qt Group is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange. The company’s net sales in year 2015 was 27 MEUR. To learn more visit


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