An application programming interface is a way for two or more computer programs to communicate with each other. It is a type of software interface, offering a service to other pieces of software. A document or standard that describes how to build or use such a connection or interface is called an API specification.
What is this Event all about?
It's about API Literacy i.e. API literacy is much like financial literacy; you don't have to understand how APIs work, but you should only use online services that have an API so you can have control over data access, while also being able to download and walk away with your own valuable information.