try! Swift is an immersive community gathering about Swift Language Best Practices, Application Development in Swift, Server-Side Swift, Open Source Swift, and the Swift Community. It will take place in New York City on September 1st and 2nd.

We’ve sold out of tickets for the latest batch but will be releasing more shortly.

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Meet The Speakers

Ellen Shapiro
Marc Brown
Rob Napier
Danielle Tomlinson
Natalia Berdys
Andyy Hope
Kristina Thai
Jorge Ortiz
Anastasiia Voitova
Anat Gilboa
Natasha Nazari
Samuel Giddins
T.J. Usiyan
Daniel Jalkut
Amy Dyer
Bojana Jam
Saul Mora
Marin Todorov
Erik Romijn
Ryan Nystrom
Chris Bailey
Robert Dickerson
Katsumi Kishikawa

Meet The Hosts

Natasha Murashev
Hector Matos
Cate Huston

We are committed to providing a safe space for all of our attendees, speakers, and volunteers. Our Code of Conduct can be read in full on Github here.


August 31

4:00pm - Swift Workshop by General Assembly

6:30pm - Pre-Event Party by Meetup

September 1

9:00 - Registration & Breakfast

9:45 - Opening Remarks

10:00 - Lambda: There and Back Again

10:30 - Random Talk: The Consistent World of Noise

11:00 - Break, by DOMO

11:30 - Building a Tiny Compiler

12:00 - Incremental Swift

12:30 - Healthy Minds in a Healthy Community

1:15 - Lunch

2:30 - Extending Xcode 8

3:00 - Say It Ain't So: Implementing Speech Recognition in your app

3:30 - Real World Swift Performance

4:00 - Break

4:30 - Pushing the Envelope with iOS 10 Notifications

5:00 - Decoding JSON with Swift

5:30 - Architectural Superpowers

6:00 - Closing / Announcements

6:30 - & Party with Airplane Mode, sponsored by

September 2

9:00 - Breakfast

9:45 - Opening Remarks

10:00 - End-to-end application development in Swift

10:30 - Driving User Engagement with watchOS 3

11:00 - Break, by DOMO

11:30 - Property-Based Testing with SwiftCheck

12:00 - Result Oriented Development

12:30 - Designs for the Human Mind

1:00 - Sponsored Demo

1:15 - Lunch

2:30 - Building user-centric security model in iOS applications

3:00 - Making rich text editor in Swift

3:30 - Building a Better Language App with Swift

4:00 - Break

4:30 - I make iOS apps - is RxSwift for me?

5:00 - Swift eye for the Stringly typed API

5:30 - Refactoring at scale – Lessons learned rewriting Instagram’s feed

6:00 - Closing / Announcements

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The Manhattan at Times Square

The Manhattan at Times Square

Standard Room with King Bed at $192/night

To book, contact Rose Sternheim from Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm and mention try! Swift.

Phone number: 212-621-8520

Email: [email protected]

Cassa Hotel 45th Street

Cassa Hotel 45th Street

Deluxe Queen at $225 / night

To book, contact Odil Malazgirt from Monday through Friday between 9am and 5pm and mention try! Swift.

Phone number: 917-281-3622

Email: [email protected]

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