MobileMonday Oslo invites you to Mobile Trends Xmas party @ICEbar starting at 17:00 on the 6th of December. This is the last chance of 2010 to network with you peers and get the latest insights on some of the key trends of 2011. RSVP here
We have invited three keynote speakers and executives to present a global and in-depth perspective on some of the key trends that we see for 2011 - Mobile Commerce, Location Based Services and Mobile Advertising & Marketing. ICT Norway will also present their new initiative UP! and we will kick-start the Oslo Startup Weekend launch whom this time around is focusing on mobile and web apps!
Program: (starts from 17:30)
mCommerce by Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen
Thomas is the former CEO of Luup, a company he headed over the last four years to become a world leading mobile payments solutions provider. Prior to joining Luup he was the VP R&D at Force, responsible for technology and innovation for their award-winning high-end digital-TV receivers and co-founder of Voycast, that was subsequently acquired by Force. He has over ten years of experience in senior and executive management positions at successful international companies, and frequently hold presentations at conferences around the world.
Location Based Services by Ric Ferraro
Ric is regarded as a thought-leader within the LBS domain and is the author of Location Aware Apps (See book voucher below) that was recently published with Manning. He has been specializing in mobile strategy and applications since 2007, and co-founded GeoMe Communications in 2008. Ric also blogs @ mobverge.blogspot.com which rapidly gathered a regular worldwide audience and is an official blogger for MobileMonday, W3C Mobile Web Initiative and LeWeb. Prior to this Ric worked at the GSM Association where he initiated and lead the partnership between MobileMonday Global and the GSMA Innovation Program.
Mobile Advertising & Marketing by Steinar Brændeland
Steinar is the General Manager of More Mobile Relations, a Telenor owned company, and a market driver within mobile advertising and marketing in the Nordic region. He is regarded as a pioneer within interactive mobile services and marketing in Norway. Prior to more More Mobile Steinar was CEO at Active Loop Marketing and had key positions in launching and development of TVNorge and TV2. Over the last six years he has focused on interactive marketing and has been involved in concept development and execution of more than 1.000 national and international campaigns with global as well as local brands. He has also held positions as EVP at The Mobile Media Company and was co-founder and CEO at Cee.tv
ICT Norway presents UP!
UP! is a competency program and network whom aims to make it easier for ICT entrepreneurs to develop and grow their business. UP! assists with knowledge, advice and connections within the following areas:
Legal advice: Contract negotiation, securing company interests, IPR and incentive programs for co-workers.
Internationalization: Overview of trade fairs, events, Norwegian competency networks abroad, advice with entering foreign markets.
Finance: Overview of public and private sources of financing, venture capital, advising on business planning and documents
PR and Marketing: Templates for marketing and PR plans, overview of press contacts in Norway and abroad, magazines and blogs
For more info about UP! contact ICT Norway or apply here for membership
Oslo Startup Weekend “Mobile Apps” Kick- Off
Oslo Startup Weekend on January 28th-30th is a 54 hour startup event that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for individuals and teams to go from idea to launch
OSW gathers a highly motivated group of business managers, developers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more for a 54 hour event that builds communities, companies and projects. The weekend is a non-conference focusing on learning by creating. It is known for its quick decisions, ‘out of the box’ thinking, unique facilitation technique and letting the founders show what they can do.
Are you a developer or have an idea for a mobile or web app?
Oslo Startup Weekend is a unique opportunity for developers, with or without good ideas!, to network and work with a complete “StartUp” team over the weekend. Connect with recourses within business development, marketing, entrepreneurs, managers, design, co-developers, investors, mentors and more to develop a showcase product and business case! SIGN UP here for participating in Oslo Startup Weekend 2011
The event is hosted by Mobizmag.no
Networking Partner: ICT Norway