Application submissions for Chirp are now closed. But you can still tune in online to watch the welcome kickoff LIVE on November 16th at 10 a.m. PT, free of charge! Check back for more updates about the keynote speakers and conference agenda, coming soon. 

And don’t forget to revisit this page after the conference to watch the recordings from the conference sessions, also free of charge.  

November 16, 2022

The Chirp Developer Conference is a celebration of the innovation developers have brought to Twitter, the opportunities that await, and a chance to meet and mingle with others in the developer community. For those that can’t make it in person, we’ll post all content online following the event.

OVERVIEW

9AM - 10AM Breakfast

10AM - 11AM Keynote

11AM - 12:30PM Sessions & Workshops

12:30PM - 1:30PM Lunch

1:30PM - 5:00PM Sessions & Workshops

5:00PM - 7:00PM Cocktail reception

 

SESSIONS

Learn more about our packed agenda, filled with the latest product updates, partner successes, and best practices. More session details and speakers coming soon!


Welcome kickoff

Twitter is what's happening and where people go to talk about it. Hear from Twitter executives about the central role developers play in making Twitter better for everyone as we celebrate developer innovation of today, tomorrow and the future.
 

What's new with the Twitter Developer Platform

Dive into what's new with the Twitter Developer Platform, covering new products, tools, and features introduced this past year. It's the best roundup to get caught up with everything that's launched recently.
 

Expanding Choice and Control

This talk introduces new concepts and experiments to developers, including new surfaces on Twitter for developers to build on. Details to come!
 

Improving Participation and Expression

This talk introduces new concepts and experiments to developers, including new ways developers can impact Twitter. Details to come!
 

A Healthier Twitter Experience

Developers are crucial to helping everyone, everywhere participate safely in the public conversation. In this session, you’ll learn about how developers are helping make a difference for people on Twitter, and where there's opportunity to keep pushing for a healthier public conversation.
 

Community Lightning Talks

Hear stories from top developers about how they’ve built solutions that help improve the user experience on Twitter. Each speaker is a participant in our Twitter Dev Insiders program, which recognizes the most impactful developers in our community. 
 

Analysis to Drive Action

Analysis and Analytics power many use cases that drive greater participation on Twitter. Learn about the different ways and contexts in which developers and researchers can improve the platform itself and how people and organizations use it.
 

How to monetize on the Twitter API

Whether you're building a side gig or an enterprise business, we want you to monetize your apps. In this session we’ll dive into areas of opportunity, give you the code to get started, and show you what Stripe built that can help developers monetize.
 

ML Ethics, Transparency and Accountability (META)

ML is everywhere, and developers need to understand how to implement it ethically. In this session, we’ll discuss the application of ML Ethics at Twitter and share how we use these concepts to improve the platform experience. 
 

Grow your app

Twitter apps have a built-in user base – our mDAU. We’ll talk about how developers who build for participation have grown their user base. You’ll also hear a successful developer talk about their experience in building what people on Twitter needs, and the growth they obtained as a result.
 

Building the Twitter API v2 with GraphQL and OpenAPI

Twitter recently started using GraphQL to provide backend data, and this is leveraged not only by the mobile and web apps, but by the Twitter API v2 as well. Come learn about how we built the Twitter API v2 on top of GraphQL, and all the benefits that come with it!

 

WORKSHOPS

For those that love learning, we have workshops to build your expertise and get hands on help building new things. More details coming soon!
 

Choice and Control 101 

Let’s experiment together! This workshop will walk you through step by step on how to try building on the new surface areas on Twitter. Bring your laptop to this interactive session. You will also need a developer account which you can obtain at t.co/signup.
 

Participation and Expression 101: Build a Bot

What makes a Twitter bot a #goodbot? We will go through the steps of how to build a bot that can contribute to the public conversation in a meaningful way. Bring your laptop to this interactive session. You will also need a developer account which you can obtain at t.co/signup.
 

Q: Is the event in-person only, or online? 

A: We have limited capacity for in-person attendees, but we welcome everyone who wants to view the content online. We will livestream the welcome kickoff and share videos of all sessions following the event. Be sure to follow us on @twitterdev to stay up to date on all information about the event.

Q: How much does the event cost to attend in-person?

Each ticket costs $150. 

Q: When is the application to register open?

Applications to register are now closed. It was open from July 12, 2022 until August 12, 2022 and we have emailed those that have been accepted to register as well as those placed on the waitlist.

Q: How can I get tickets?

A: The window to apply to register is now closed. Please join us on the livestream to hear the welcome kickoff or watch the sessions online following the event.

Q: Can I bring a guest?

A: Each person who wants to attend will need to fill out an application and be selected for a ticket.

Q: Can I transfer my ticket?

A: No transfers are accepted.

Q: What are your Covid protocols?

A: We are deferring to all city/state guidelines in locations at the time of the event.  Twitter cannot fully ensure a 100% Covid-free environment. We will continue to update protocols based on the current situation at the time of the event. 

Q: Will food and drink be provided?

A: Yes, food and drinks will be provided. Please drink responsibly, and never drink and drive.

Q: Will there be food for people with dietary restrictions?

A: Yes, we will have an array of food options that are friendly to many dietary needs. If you have a specific dietary restriction or allergy, please be sure to share that information with us at time of registration.

Q: Will there be parking?

A:  Limited public parking will be available at the venue and surrounding streets. We highly recommend taking public transportation or a car service such as Lyft or Uber to the event if possible.

Q: Will Twitter cover the cost of a hotel, Uber/Lyft, or parking?

A: No, this will need to be covered by the attendee. 

Q: Can I Tweet? 

A: Yes, we encourage attendees, both in-person and online, to tweet about the event. Don’t forget to include #Chirp in your post!

Q: Will there be mother’s rooms available?

A: Yes, there will be a mother’s room available for attendees to use.

Q: What if I can no longer attend the conference in-person? 

Bummer. If you have a ticket but can no longer attend, please let us know by emailing chirp@twitter.com so we can allocate space to another developer. See ‘Cancellation policy’ below for details on a refund. 

Q: Who should I go to with questions about the conference?

A: Please email all event related questions to chirp@twitter.com. Someone will get back to you within 24-48 business hours. 

International travel

We can provide you with an “Invitation Letter” in support of an application for a United States visitor visa. The letter can be requested once you have a fully paid and confirmed conference registration. The letter confirms that as a registered delegate you are invited to attend Chirp, the Twitter Developer Conference. Once you have a confirmed registration, send an email to chirp@twitter.com with your registration ID, name, and address to request the letter.

Cancellation policy

You may cancel a ticket at any time for a full refund by October 1, 2022. To begin this process, please email us at chirp@twitter.com

Terms and Conditions of Attendance and Participation

These are the terms (the “Agreement”) that govern your attendance at and/or participation in the Chirp Developer Conference (collectively referred to herein as “Chirp” or the “Event”).

By registering for the Event you are agreeing to these terms, which form a legal contract between Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”), and the registered attendee and/or participant (“you”). 

These terms and conditions may be updated as needed, at any time, by Twitter in its sole discretion.  You should visit the site regularly for updates.

1. Event admission

1.1. Admittance. Your registration entitles you admission to the Event. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation any travel and/or accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you and Twitter shall have not liability for such costs.

1.2. Termination. You acknowledge that Twitter reserves the right to request your removal from the Event if Twitter, in its sole discretion, considers your presence and/or behavior to create a disruption or to hinder the Event and/or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees or speakers.

1.3. Media. By attending the Event you grant Twitter the right (a) to film, photograph or record you at the Event;  (b) to use the resulting recordings, films and photographs (and my name image, likeness, social media handle(s), Tweet(s) and/or voice), together with any other materials (the “Materials”) at anytime, anywhere in the world, in any digital media, for lawful (including promotional) purposes in connection with the Event; (c) without any further approval from you or any payment to you.  

1.4. Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that Twitter, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue and time.

 

2. Covid-19

2.1  Twitter will follow current local COVID-19 protocols for the Event.  Twitter adheres to the COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.  Therefore, the COVID-19 plan and protocols for this Event will be based on the public health conditions, guidelines, and orders at the time of the Event. You agree that you will follow all reasonable instructions of Twitter with respect to COVID-19 virus protocols and you agree that you shall have no claim against Twitter in the event you contract the COVID-19 virus due to your attendance at the Event or travel in connection therewith. 

3. Fee(s)

3.1. Payment. The payment of the applicable fee(s) for the Event is due upon registration. If such payment is insufficient or declined for any reason Twitter may refuse to admit you to the Event and shall have no liability in that regard.

3.2. Taxes. The fee(s) may be subject to sales tax, value added tax, or any other taxes and duties which, if applicable, will be charged to you in addition to the fee(s).

3.3. You understand that you are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes (if any), and all associated activities, transportation and expenses.

4. Substitution and cancellation policy

4.1. Event registration may not be transferred.  Each attendee must apply and register separately.

4.2. You may cancel your registration at any time by emailing chirp@twitter.com.  Cancellations received on or before 12:00:00 am PST on October 1, 2022 are eligible for a full refund.  Cancellations received on or after 12:00:01 am PST will not receive a refund.

4.3. If the Event is canceled by Twitter, or canceled due to events beyond Twitter’s control, registrants will receive a full refund.  If the Event is rescheduled or postponed, registrants will have the option to transfer their registration to the new date, or receive a refund.

5. Privacy policy

5.1. Twitter is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers. It is a global organization, operating from offices around the world, and operates a strict privacy policy, available at:  https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

6. Intellectual property

6.1. All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by Twitter and/or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content and/or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of Twitter and/or the trademark owner.

6.2. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by Twitter or any of its affiliates or grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of Twitter or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of Twitter and its affiliates.

7. Warranties and limitation of liability

7.1. Twitter gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness and merchantability. Neither Twitter nor its affiliates can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event and/or any information provided at the Event.

7.2. Other than to the extent required as a matter of law: (i) neither Twitter nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.

7.3. The maximum aggregate liability of Twitter for any claim in any way connected with therewith or this Agreement whether in contract, tort or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission) shall be limited to the amount paid by you to Twitter under this Agreement to attend the Event.

7.4. You release and hold harmless Twitter, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, actions, and/or liability for any loss, injuries and/or damages (including, without limitation, any death or disability) sustained in connection with my attendance at the Event (including any travel or activity related thereto), or use of the Materials as permitted hereunder. It is understood and agreed that this is a complete RELEASE and DISCHARGE of all my claims and rights against the Released Parties, and that no action will be taken by me or on my behalf with respect to any such rights; it being understood that this Release shall be binding upon my parents, guardians, heirs, executors, and administrators. 

7.5. You warrant and represent that (a) you will not engage (and have not engaged) in any conduct or make any statement that would disparage, denigrate, portray in an unfavorable light or bring me or Twitter into public disrepute or scandal, (b) you are eighteen (18) years of age or older and have the full right and power to enter into this agreement/release (“Release”), and (c) the terms of this Release do not conflict with any existing commitment you have. Additionally, you shall conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times during the Event.  You agree not to film/photograph other guests at the Event. You shall follow all instructions of Twitter at the Event, and Twitter shall have the right to remove you from the event at its sole discretion. 

8. Code of Conduct

8.1. Twitter is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for all participants at the Event.  We expect all attendees to treat one another with respect and courtesy. By registering for and attending the Event, you agree to comply with the Twitter Developer Community code of conduct. Twitter takes violations of the Code of Conduct seriously and will respond appropriately to any violations thereof, including but not limited to, your expulsion from the Event .

9. Governing law and jurisdiction

9.1. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California and the parties shall submit to the   exclusive jurisdiction of the California courts. 

 

 

 

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What to expect

Welcome kickoff

Twitter is what's happening and where people go to talk about it. Hear from Twitter about the central role developers play in making Twitter better for everyone as we celebrate developer innovation of today, tomorrow and the future.

Technical Sessions

Learn about our latest product updates, partner successes, and best practices. If you can’t join us in person, sessions will be available for online viewing post-conference. View agenda here.

Workshops

Get hands-on support building with the Twitter Developer Platform.

Cocktail Party

Chat with others while enjoying food, drinks, and fun.

Scavenger hunt

Participate in challenges for exclusive swag.

Networking

Connect with the Twitter dev team, get your questions answered, and learn from others in the dev community.

Community Events

Many Twitter Developer Meetup groups around the world will host community events following Chirp. Discover even more opportunities for learning, networking, and fun.

Chirp Developer Challenge

In celebration of Chirp, we’re hosting the Chirp Developer Challenge! The entry period is now closed, but stay tuned as we announce the winners at Chirp.