WWDC 2012 to kick off June 11. Tickets now available for purchase [update: Sold Out]

It’s official folks, Apple has just announced the dates for one of tech industry’s most anticipated events of the year. Apple has announced that WWDC 2012 will take place from June 11 to June 15. WWDC 2012 will take place at the usual Apple event venue i.e Moscone Center in San Francisco. The tickets for the event are also up for sale right now starting from $1,599 for those who wish to attend the event in person. This five day conference will focus on iOS and OS X, and Apple will hold workshops for developers to learn more about the future of the two platforms. Last year at WWDC 2011, Apple revealed iOS 5 to the world, and this year is not going to be an exception so expect seeing the glimpse of iOS 6.0 in June.

Update: The tickets for WWDC 2012 event have sold out in just two hours. 

Full Press release about the announcement of WWDC 2012 can be found after the break.

 CUPERTINO, California—April 25, 2012—Apple® today announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 11 through June 15 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At this year’s five-day conference, developers will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, allowing them to build incredible new apps. WWDC will also feature more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers as well as the popular Apple Design Awards, a showcase of the most outstanding apps from the past year.
“We have a great WWDC planned this year and can’t wait to share the latest news about iOS and OS X Mountain Lion with developers,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “The iOS platform has created an entirely new industry with fantastic opportunities for developers across the country and around the world.”

Developers will be able to explore the latest innovations, features and capabilities of iOS and OS X Mountain Lion and learn how to greatly enhance the functionality, performance, quality and design of their apps. Developers can even bring their code to the labs and work with Apple engineers, applying development techniques and best-practices to enhance their apps.

Activities at Apple’s WWDC 2012 include:

  • more than 100 technical sessions presented by Apple engineers on a wide range of technology-specific topics for developing, deploying and integrating the latest iOS and OS X technologies;
  • 100 hands-on labs staffed by more than 1,000 Apple engineers providing developers with code-level assistance, insight into optimal development techniques and guidance on how they can make the most of iOS and OS X technologies in their apps;
  • the opportunity to connect with thousands of fellow iOS and OS X developers from around the world—last year more than 60 countries were represented;
  • engaging and inspirational lunchtime sessions with leading minds and influencers from the worlds of technology, science and entertainment; and
  • Apple Design Awards which recognize iPhone®, iPad® and Mac® apps that demonstrate technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design.