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The future of mobile at Mobile 2.0 Europe

The Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS 2011 Conference in Barcelona started with a keynote and a panel about the future for mobile technology and industry. Development and innovation, the role for developers, Internet of things, software and hardware and the relation between mobility and humans were part of the subjects.

Carlos Domingo, Telefonica R+D CEO, started with a keynote followed by the panel formed by Domingo himself plus Peter Vesterbacka, Angry Birds Mighty Eagle, Jaques van Niekerk, MIH CTO, Simon Best, Orange Group Senior Director moderated by Martin Duval, Bluenove Founder and CEO. Both keynote and panel had the intention of analysing the future mobile scenarios.

Nowadays smartphones mean an example of how our devices and objects will be connected in the near future, users will be sending and receiving a huge amount of thata that will have a strong impact in the way we live, and all this thanks to mobile.

To analyse the reason why mobile Internet has such a great impact on us, its important to understand the fact that users are humans and humans like to move. Users have been static since computers arrived to their lives only because technology wouldn’t allow them to move.

Carlos Domingo quoted Matt Galligan: “The future of mobile is the future of everything”.

In the next 10 years there will be 50 billion objects connected to Internet, mobile data will grow 50 times, smart cities will be possible due to the big amount of organized information and the content distribution model, including apps, will give a bigger share to creators (and developers) because the channels for digital distribution will be strong enough that traditional channels wont be necessary.

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Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS – Final Program!

We are proud to present the final program of the 2011 edition of Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS Barcelona, on June 16 & 17, 2011, a two-day conference for visionaries and builders exploring the Future of Mobile Development and Innovation of an ever-changing Mobile Ecosystem. The event is taking place at the spectacular “Diagonal 00″ – the new Telefonica R&D Catalunya Headquarters.

The first day of Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIdeas 2011 will be devoted to the talks of distinguished members of the mobile industry who will analyze the present and future of the innovation in technology and the mobile market in keynotes, panels and startup pitches.

Download the Program (PDF 376 KB)

Some of the speaker highlights include:

Peter Vesterbacka, “Mighty Eagle” of Angry Birds.
Carlos Domingo, CEO Telefónica I+D.
Di-Ann Eisnor, VP Platform and Partnerships, Waze.
Jyri Engeström, Founder and CEO of Ditto.
Usman Haque, Director Haque Design + Research Ltd, Founder and CEO of Pachube.com.
Fadi Bishara, Founder of Blackbox / Founder & CEO at techVenture, Inc.
Colin McElwee, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Worldreader.org.
Talmon Marco, CEO and Founder Viber.
Assaf Biderman, Associate Director of the SENSEable City Laboratory at MIT.
Petra Söderling, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Mobile Brain Bank.
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, Serial Internet Entrepreneur, Founder TwitterCounter.com and The Next Web. Jacques van Niekerk, CTO MIH Internet Group, and CEO at MIH SWAT – both divisions of the Naspers group.

And many more C-level participations from industry experts on the mobile app economy by companies such as Vision Mobile, Bluenove, FjordDistimo, Scoreloop, Future Platforms, Robot Media, Gbanga, Siine, Seesmic, SoundCloud, Tingle, uxebu, yuilop, Mobialia, skobbler, and many more…

Check the speakers’ page for complete speaker list, bio’s and latest confirmation updates.

We’re closing the first day with an edition of AppCicus, the competition and showcase that travels through more than 50 cities around the world in order to promote and reward the best apps. The selected apps that will present at the event will be announced on our blog soon, so stay tuned.

The second day is a developer day including four simultaneous workshop tracks (each for 50 persons) with – amongst others – sesssions from Intel, BlackBerry, BlueVia and a full day business track to learn all about how to make money with apps.

Mobile 2.0 Europe – openIDEAS is supported by BlackBerry, BlueVia, Intel and Nuance.

About Mobile 2.0 Europe

Mobile 2.0 is an initiative to bring the entrepreneurs of the mobile industry together. A place where top leaders, industry experts, startups, developers and companies share their points of view about the present and the future of Innovation and Development in an ever changing mobile ecosystem. The first Mobile 2.0 Conference was held in the year 2006 in the City of San Francisco. Mobile 2.0 Europe is presented by dotopen and the Mobile 2.0 Advisory Board. To read more about Mobile 2.0 Europe, please visit the about page.

About AppCircus

AppCicus is a unique global travelling showcase of the most creative and innovative apps presented by their creators during some of the most influential international events in mobile/web. AppCircus is open to developers, startups and any other organization and offers each participant a chance to get a nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards. AppCircus is powered by dotopen.

 

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