NSScotland is a small Mac and iOS conference organised by Alan Francis in Edinburgh since 2011.

Regular features include James Thomson’s Friday Night War Stories and amazing chilli from Illegal Jacks

In 20 years, Alan’s done a lot of different things in Software. He’s built control systems for dams in FORTRAN, the original DVD authoring tools on Windows in C++, Financial Systems on Solaris in Java, System Monitoring software on Linux in Ruby, and merchant tools for iOS in Objective C. This summer he’s joining Bohemian to work on Sketch.

In between he’s been an Agile process consultant for ObjectMentor and ThoughtWorks, and co-organised the Scottish Ruby Conference.