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Mobile Future Forum

Mobile Future

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Mobile Future Forum

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Join Mobile Future, wireless entrepreneurs and key policy makers for a fast-paced discussion of the opportunities for continued investment and innovation in the mobile space. Hear experts delve into key issues, trends, on panel discussions about the industries most relevant topics.





                  Opening Remarks by Jonathan Spalter, Chairman, Mobile Future


9:05 – 9:50am

Big Market Opportunities 

From the Apps economy, to new uses of mobile in healthcare or other key sectors, where are the next big opportunities in the mobile space?

Moderator: Jonathan Spalter, Chairman, Mobile Future

Speakers:    Sanjay Macwan, Assistant Vice President, AT&T Chief Technology


                       Jonathan Aberman, Founder & Managing Director, Amplifier

                       Doug Naegele, President, Infield Health


9:50- 10:05am

                  One-on-one Conversation with Paul de Sa, FCC Strategic Planning &
                  Policy Bureau Chief

10:05 – 10:25


Sam Von Pollaro & Winston Lord, Venga

Venga connects restaurants and bars to consumers in real time via our mobile apps and website. For a consumer, we've got more than 1,000 specials, exclusive offers, and things to do in DC that never require pre-purchase.

Ryan Hallady, Bluebrain

Ryan Holladay is one half of the music duo, BLUEBRAIN, along with his brother Hays. Last Spring they released the first in a series of location-based compositions, music that shifts as the user traverses a landscape. 

Chris Koburn, Kiip

Kiip is an achievement-oriented advertising network, in which rewards - currently real world offers but in future virtual coupons and currency - are integrated into the achievement systems most mobile games now operate.


10:25 – 11:15am

Preparing for the Mobile Future 

With all eyes focused on wireless innovation and new business opportunities, what are the key building blocks needed to ensure that innovation and growth continue in today’s vibrant mobile ecosystem?

Moderator: Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson, Barker & Knauer

Speakers:    Rick Kaplan, FCC Wireless Bureau Chief

                         Mary Brown, Director of Government Affairs, Cisco

                        Catharine McNally, Founder, Keen Guides

                        Jim Kohlenberger, President, JK Strategies


11:10 – 11:25am


Ben Young, Nexercise

Nexercise is a free iPhone game that encourages people to exercise more.  It bakes in behavioral psychology techniques like status, accountability and competition into its game mechanics.  The result is fitness experience that is more social, sticky and engaging.

Stephanie Hay, FastCustomer

FastCustomer makes customer service and sales calls feel better for everyone involved. The first step: we've eliminated "waiting on hold." Now -- with our iPhone and Android app, targeted sponsorship spots, and web-based call-back module -- we are further bridging the gap between companies committed to their customers, and customers who make value-based purchasing decisions.   


11:25 – 12:00pm

From the Source: Tech Reporters Talk Mobile Trends

Join us for a discussion with key reporters to discuss the latest mobile technologies driving the news.

Speakers:  Eric Bleeker, Motley Fool

                      Eliza Krigman, Politico

                      Amy Schatz, WSJ


                  Closing Remarks followed by networking lunch


Economic Growth and Opportunities in a Wireless World

Next Tuesday, October 25, 2011

8:30am – Breakfast & Registration
9:00am – 1:00pm – Program

Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington DC


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When & Where

641 D Street Northwest
Washington, 20004

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Mobile Future

Mobile Future is an association of cutting-edge technology and communications companies and a diverse group of non-profit organizations, working to support an environment which encourages investment and innovation in the dynamic wireless sector.  Our mission is to help inform and educate the public and key decision makers in business and government on the broad range of wireless innovations that are transforming our society and the nation’s economy.

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