Apple has announced a global tour of iPhone-focused presentations aimed at developers.

"Apple technology evangelists and engineers will soon be travelling the globe bringing iPhone development expertise to a city near you. Learn about the tools and technologies you'll use to create great iPhone applications, then work with the experts to optimize your code, refine your user interface, and apply the knowledge you gain from the sessions to enhance the capabilities of your iPhone application," the company says.

The free events will take place between October and December across the world. The intention is to teach developers what they need to know in order to develop next-generation iPhone applications.

The European dates for the event follow:

Oct 22 Paris
Oct 24 Munich
Nov 03 Amsterdam
Nov 07 London
Nov 10 Berlin
Nov 11 Madrid
Nov 14 Copenhagen
Nov 17 Zurich
Nov 19 Rome
Dec 08 Stockholm