June 24 Workshop on Mobile Apps, Microsoft Campus in Mt View, CA
IEEE ComSocSCV and TiE-SV Wireless SIG have recruited many top notch speakers, moderators and panelists for this very timely workshop: "New Platforms and Infrastructure for Mobile Apps" to be held on June 24, 2010 from 3:30- 9:00 p.m. at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, CA.
Be sure to attend this exciting event with discussions on platforms and infrastructure for mobile applications. The information provided, perspectives shared and the networking opportunities with speakers and fellow attendees will further your knowledge and understanding of the mobile applications space.
Registration link is at:
Advanced registration is $45 for IEEE members, which includes dinner and drinks:
The keynote talks and panels will present and discuss the mobile applications development platforms that are available today, their features and functions as well as the mobile access and broadband infrastructure that enables and facilitates mobile applications.
Track II Infrastructure & Technology Trends the discussion will be centered on mobile access and broadband enablement by carriers and equipment vendors. Mobile Wireless technologies such as 4G, WiMax, LTE and the present and future trends will be discussed with a view towards multimedia applications that will be enabled and supported by these technologies and investments in them.
New Platforms and Infrastructure for Mobile Apps" – June 24, 2010, 3:30pm-9:00pm
Track I – Applications Platforms: Development and Business Considerations
Theme: What are the development platforms available and what are the development and business considerations, market characteristics of Consumer and Enterprise mobile apps?
- The Development Platforms and Development Considerations: Devices and OSes, APIs, SDKs, Developer communities/forums, multi-platform tools
- The Business Considerations of Apps: Creating, advertising, viral/other marketing, monetizing apps with appropriate business models, building scale.
- New Applications Markets, Opportunities and Funding Landscape.
Anand Iyer, Sr. Product Manager, Microsoft
Oliver Gunasekara, Alliance Management, Symbian
Adam Blum, CEO, Rhomobile
Praveen Alavilli, Developer Evangelist
Vishal Gurbuxani, CEO Mobclix
Track II – Infrastructure & Technology Trends
Theme: What is the application development infrastructure and what are the new technologies and trends to enable apps?
- Carriers'/network enablement: Present and future carrier plans for enabling mobile apps; wireless broadband technologies and equipment, secure, scalable and inter-operable integration with the enterprise and consumers
K. Nagesh, Director, Service Provider Marketing — Mobility, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Anne-Louise Kardas, Sprint
Ashoka Thiyagarajan, Director Platforms and Strategy, Samsung
Jorgen Odgaard, Ericsson
Venue: Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Conference Center, 1065 La Avenida, Bldg. 1, Mountain View, CA, 94043
3:30 p.m- 4:00 p.m. Registration and Networking
4:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Introductory remarks by Chapter & Workshop Chairs
4:15 p.m.-4:40 p.m. Keynote(s) for Track I
4:45 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Track I Panel Presentations, Panel Session, Q&A
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Dinner and Networking
7:00 p.m.-7:25 p.m. Keynote(s) for Track II
7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. Track II Panel Presentations, Panel Session, Q&A
8:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Closing comments and Networking
Chris Vora, TiE Wireless SIG
Terry Rodrigues, TiE Wireless SIG
Sameer Herlekar, IEEE ComSocSCV
Program Advisor: Alan J Weissberger, IEEE ComSocSCV Chair