14 Apr

MobileMonday Austin | Mobile Web Runtimes, Flash and Widgets | May 3rd 2010

We are set. Next MobileMonday Austin event is on May 3rd, 2010.

Seating is limited! Please register at the MobileMonday Austin website.

Topic: Mobile Web Runtimes, Widgets and Flash with speakers:

  • Kirk Ballou of Flash Widgets
  • Dan Podwall of Nokia Web Runtime Tools

Cost: Free. Open bar and appetizers will be served.

Time: Please arrive by 5:45pm. We will start at 6pm-7:30pm or so. With cash bar as well.

Where: MAX Underground | Downtown at 207 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX 78701; see Google map.

Thanks to our sponsor:

See you there!


11 Feb

MobileMonday Austin | February 22, 2010 | Great Agenda: Monetizing Mobile Apps

We are having an awesome MobileMonday Austin event on February 22; a great agenda indeed.

Thanks to our sponsor Skyhook Wireless, Dell, and our speakers, for helping make this event possible. And thanks to our Media Sponsor RCR Wireless News.

Seating is limited. For headcount, please click on Hyperlink below and register by *adding your name* to the event’s registration page (short URL is http://bit.ly/b03BYf).

Also, bring your business cards as we will be giving-away a new Dell Inspiron Mini (netbook) with GPS/Skyhook location functionality, courtesy of Dell.

The general topic for the event is Monetizing Mobile Apps, and the agenda is as follows:

(Please arrive by 5:45pm. The event runs 6pm-8:30pm, with open bar until 9:30pm)

Opening with David Gill, Director at The Nielsen Company, who will provide industry insights on the topic

Mobile/Wireless Demos (7 minutes per company)

  • Lance Obermeyer, CTO at Digby, on m-commerce
  • Frank Hanzlik, Director and GM, Wireless Connectivity Group, Dell, on wireless
  • Alan S. Knitowski, CEO at Phunware, Inc. on Enterprise branded mobile application infrastructure
  • Michael Agustin, CEO at Gendai Games, on mobile gaming
  • Ted Morgan, co-founder and CEO, Skyhook Wireless, on wireless and location
  • Josh Williams, CEO, Gowalla, on social networking and mobile
  • Larry Upton, CEO, Edioma, on mobile marketing solutions targeted at the Hispanic wireless subscriber market

Panel on Monetizing Mobile Apps

  • Moderated by Stacey Higginbotham, Resident finance guru at GigaOM
  • With our panelists Alan, Lance, Frank, Michael, Ted, Josh, Larry (see above)

Open Bar until 9:30pm

Cost is Free, thanks to our sponsor Skyhook Wireless

Drinks and Appetizers will be served

Place is tentatively scheduled at Cool River Cafe; see Map.

Please check http://www.MobileMondayAustin.com for the latest information

[Registration is now closed. Thanks.]


29 Apr

MobileMonday Chapters Around the World

Great map by MobileMonday Estonia:

View MoMo Chapters in a larger map

It is great to see how many chapters we have now / how much the MobileMonday community has grown over the last years…

The Austin chapter was founded on May 10 of 2005 and today it consists of more than 280 members. Our mission has remained the same “an open community of mobile professionals and enthusiasts in Austin, TX, that share both a common interest in mobile technologies and a desire to foster cooperation among individuals, the industry and academia.”


10 Mar

MobileMonday Austin — Great speaker lineup — The Mobile Web

Update… Venue information for MobileMonday Austin. Very convenient right on 2nd street by SXSW! Thanks to the The International Center of Austin for the room. And thanks to our sponsors W3C Mobile Web Initiative, OMTP and Motive/Alcatel-Lucent.

Please note the next MobileMonday Austin meeting is on March 16, 2009 (the Monday of SXSW Interactive). More information will be published at the MobileMonday Austin website; see http://www.mobilemondayaustin.com.

Please note that I am still trying to figure out the venue. But mark your calendars. We have a great speaker line-up. If you have a room that holds 50 or more people in the downtown area, please let me know ASAP***.

For headcount purposes, please register at http://groups.google.com/group/momoaustin/edit/mobilemonday-austin-event-mar-16-2009.

  • When: March 16, 2009 — 5:30-8:30pm (we will try to be done by 8pm so we can go and party/celebrate at SXSWi)
  • Where: The International Center of Austin (http://www.austin-international.us/)
    201 East 2nd Street (btwn Brazos & San Jacinto)
    Austin, Texas 78701
    See map
  • Cost: Nada, zero, free — if you would like to sponsor, please let me know
  • General Topic: The Mobile Web
  • Speakers:
    • Mobile Web Industry metrics — Nielsen-Mobile
    • The State of the Mobile Web — World Wide Web (W3C)
    • On Web Browser Trends and Strategies — Skyfire
    • On Web Runtime APIs and BONDI — Open Mobile Terminal Platform (OMTP)
    • On Widgets. The GSMA OneAPI — Vodafone

For headcount purposes, please register at http://groups.google.com/group/momoaustin/edit/mobilemonday-austin-event-mar-16-2009.

If you would like to speak/present and/or sponsor, please send me an email to enrique dot ortiz at gmail dot com.