JailbreakCon Schedule Includes Star-Studded Roster Of Developers And All-Star Hackers [Jailbreak]

JailbreakCon Schedule Includes Star-Studded Roster Of Developers And All-Star Hackers [Jailbreak]

It’s a great time for jailbreakers. With iOS 6 and the next iPhone right around the corner, it’s never been a more exciting time to for the iOS jailbreak community. If you’re into jailbreaking, you’ll be pleased to know that the world’s first jailbreak convention is headed to San Francisco, California this September, and I’ll be there representing Cult of Mac.

We’ve already given you initial details about JailbreakCon 2012, and now the full convention schedule has been posted for all to see. The lineup of speakers and workshop leaders includes some of the premiere members of the jailbreak community, including the hackers that are already working on a jailbreak for iOS 6.

The current list of speakers (subject to change):

Aaron Ash – Developer of multiple Cydia based tweaks, member of the Chronic Dev Team

Josh M. Tucker – iOS Concept artist and former writer for ModMyi

Carsten Heinelt – Developer of the popular file management package, iFile

Chronic Development Team – Creator of Greenpoi0sn and Absinthe jailbreak tools

pod2g – French iOS security researcher, helped create iOS 5 jailbreak

ih8sn0w + Notcom – iOS developers and researchers responsible for Sn0wbreeze and Tiny Umbrella respectively

NitoTV – Apple TV Jailbreak legend

Ryan Petrich – Hardest working man in the jailbreak community. Creator of multiple essential Cydia offerings.

Jaywalker – iOS security specialist

Jay Freeman – Creator of Cydia and owner of SaurikIT LLC

Dustin Howett – Creator of theos and involved in CyDelete and Safari Download Manager packages

pimskeks – iOS developer and hacker, member of the Chronic Dev Team

Other members of the community, including legendary designer Surenix and tweak developer Filippo Bigarella, will be in attendance. The convention will take place on Saturday, September 28th at the South San Francisco Convention Center. Tickets are on sale now, and anyone can attend. If you’re into jailbreaking, this is your chance to meet and hear from the people who make it all happen.

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Alex HeathAlex Heath is a journalist and co-host of The CultCast. He has been quoted by the likes of the BBC, KRON 4 News, and books like "ICONIC: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation." He lives in Lexington, Kentucky. If you want to pitch a story, share a tip, or just get in touch, additional contact information is available on his personal site. Follow him on Twitter.

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