MCKit: a mobile app for conferences

By: 
L. Zhan, D. Chiu
Appears in: 
CCR April 2014

Smart phones have become very popular. Most people attending a conference have a smartphone with them; so it is natural to think about how to build a mobile application to support a conference. In the process of organizing ACM Sigcomm 2013, we initiated a student project to build such a conference app. As a conference organizator, we had good motivation and inspiration to design functions we would like to support. In this paper, we share our experiences, in both functional design and implementation, as well as our experience in trying it out during Sigcomm 2013.