Join us for drinks and nibbles as we set course through the un-chartered waters of location based services in mobile, as we are guided by our adventurous presenters who have been there, done that and got the t-shirt to prove what is possible with mobile & mapping.
Agenda: The NAVTEQ Network for Developers (NN4D)
Presenter: Kirk Mitchell – Vice President, Oceania Sales
NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of location content in the form of maps, traffic and places data that enables navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world. NAVTEQ’s advanced visual content, LocationPoint™ Advertising platform and NAVTEQ Traffic™ portfolio are among the premier products customers and developers can use to differentiate their location offerings.
The NAVTEQ Network for Developers (NN4D) empowers application developers with the knowledge and resources needed to create the hottest, most differentiated location-based products. Access technical resources, support and business development services to build and market location apps for web, mobile, automotive, GIS and enterprise markets worldwide. Join NN4D for free at www.NN4D.com.
Kirk Mitchell is the Vice President of Oceania Sales with NAVTEQ – the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions. A veteran in the industry with over 20 years mapping and navigation experience, Kirk joined NAVTEQ in 2005 and has taken the Australian business from strength to strength over the last 5 years.Prior to joining NAVTEQ, Kirk served as the General Manager, Asia Pacific for Webraska Mobile Technologies, the first company to publish maps on a mobile handset. He has also represented Tele Atlas in Europe.
Case Study: Location based developer platform & building mobile apps on them
Jeppesen & Soul Solutions
Presenters: Paul Davies, Client Manager, Jeppesen & Bronwen Zande, Director, SoulSolutions
Jeppesen Journey Planner is a hosted web service providing public transport journey planning through an API. It is currently supporting journey planning for over 30 regions around the world (including Sydney). The presentation will focus onhow the API can add value for mapping applications.
Soul Solutions has recently built an application using the Jeppesen API called TransHub. The app isfor the Windows Mobile phone. Bronwen from SoulSolutions will share some of the experiences in creating the app and provide a demonstration.
Case Study: Building a location based mobile app
Jonathan Barouch – CEO
Roamz is a location-based application that helps you find out interesting things happening at places around you. With so much noise on the social webRoamz guides you to the serendipitous moments that the locals find out about.Roamz is like having your best friend in your pocket showing you places andactivities that you are actually interested in. The more you use Roamz the smarter it gets, so no matter where you are you’ll always be a local.
Jonathan Barouch is an established entrepreneur, founding one ofAustralia’s first online businesses, Fastflowers.com.au in 1999. Jonathan has been a finalist in the Australia Post Small Business Awards as well as being a semi-finalistfor Young Australian of the Year in 2003. In 2010, he successfully exited Fastflowers.com.au when it was acquired by Jack Singleton’s 1300 Flowers. Jonathan founded Roamz in January 2011 and raised funding for the ventureshortly thereafter from Australian publicly listed company Salmat (ASX:SLM).
Navigating Copyright and Privacy with mapping on mobile
Presenters: Nathan Mattock – Partner & Enjel Phoon – Partner
Nathan will explore copyright issues, including the ownership and use of images used in location services (e.g. Google Maps’ Street View) and whether or not you can stop someone from taking and using an image of you. Enjel will discuss the impact of privacy laws on location services; for example, does location information get caught by the Privacy Act? What’s the best way of getting consent: opting in or opting out?
:: Doors open at 6.30pm for 7pm start – Advance Registration
:: Kent Street Living Room, Level 1, The City Hotel (www.cityhotel.com.au)
:: Entry on King Street near Kent Street intersection
Mobile Monday Sydney is held on the first monday evening from February to December as a networking event for the Sydney mobile industry. Mobile Monday Sydney is organised by Shane Williamson, Oliver Weidlich and Gia Villondo.
Mobile Monday Sydney is a non for profit industry organisation and is part of Mobile Monday Australia. E-mail Us to get in touch with presentation requests, sponsorship offers and speaking engagements.