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Mobile Monday Labs March 5th

Announcing our first Mobile Monday Labs on March 5th.  This will be a technical event about Android development.  The event will be hosted by Vivox at their new space in Downtown Crossing.
The format will be brief presentations and Q&A, followed by open networking.
Speakers:
Android and data – Masumi Nakamura, co-author O’Reilly Android book and Android developer at WHERE (presentation pdf)
Managing Android fragmentation — Carter Jernigan, founder of two forty four a.m. LLC and the developer of Locale, Google’s Android Developer Challenge $300,000 grand prize winner (presentation pdf)
Android battery life – Jarrod McLean, lead mobile developer, Vivox (presentation pdf)
Android app economics and the value of your app – Jonathan Kay, Founder, Apptopia (presentation pdf)

Register

Doors open at 6pm.  Event begins at 6.30pm and runs until 9pm.  Light food will be served.

Registration is required.  Space is limited for this event to allow for interaction and discussion, we’ll do our best to record and broadcast it for those who can’t attend.

Vivox Office in Downtown Crossing
109 Kingston Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA (map)

Public transportation: 5 minute walk from South Station (Red Line and commuter rail), Chinatown (Orange Line), and Boylston (Green Line).

Parking garages are available in the neighborhood, if we find any good deals we’ll post them.

Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible.

vivox
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Recap of Mobile Monday in 2011

We took a little breather over the holidays (okay, it’s well past the holidays). It was a really busy 2011, perhaps the busiest year since we started this thing in the pre-iPhone days.

Thanks to all the volunteer organizers who made this past year of Mobile Monday Boston possible! A special shoutout to Itay Sharfi and Maggie Taylor for keeping the wheels on the bus and to Rhonda Billings for organizing our first 5-city tour, Sheena Chandok for our first 7-city tour, Keith Erskine for Mobile Camp, Kevin Wiant for NFC Boston, Sarit for her accounting savvy, Elana for her organization skills, and many many others.

We’re also grateful for the generous sponsors who have allowed us to keep Mobile Monday events free.

We’ll be mixing things up a bit in 2012, not least because I’m adding a new member to my family and will be pretty busy. Here’s to another great year for mobile!

Matt Gross
Founder/Organizer, Mobile Monday Boston

A Recap of 2011

November 7th, 2011: Boston NFC and Mobile Retail Event
Aditya Khurkejar – Director Business Development, Verizon
Patrick Gauthier – Head of Retail Services Product Marketing and Business Operations, Paypal
Jeff Miles – VP business Development, NXP
Russell Harty – Senior Vice President Sales, Retail Division; Ingenico
Sponsors WHERE, NXP, Avnet

October 17th: Building Successful Mobile Web and Native Apps in the Enterprise
Gene Signorini of Yankee Group, Joe Ferra of Fidelity Investments, Matt Foell of PNC Bank, David Nguyen of Putnam Investments, Faraz Syed of DeviceAnywhere
Sponsor DeviceAnywhere

September 12th: Mobile Games Demos
Speakers: Boston Globe, Gigantic Mechanic, Mocospace, New World, Colony, Games4Language, MediaMob, Hitchery, TheTapLab, Gradient Studios
Sponsor Nokia

May 9th: MIT Museum Mobile Startup Showcase
Exhibiting companies: Airtime-Manager, the arugula, BlueTrain Mobile, Brass Monkey, BrewGene, CaptureCode, ChatTrack, Coloci, Dolnk Animation & Drawing, EverTrue, EveryFit, iJukebox, Jnctns, KangoGift, MobiFlex, Modo Labs, Parkme, Plug, Rocketmind, Socrative, Speedbump, Spot, Tap ‘n Tap, Tapatalk, TapWalk, The Tap Lab, TourSphere, TweetsByPhone.com, Unbound Commerce, VoKnow
Sponsors: MoMIT, Winter Wyman, ICS, Endeca, Pyxis Mobile

April 11th: Mobile Enterprise
Speakers: Thomson Reuters, Pyxis Mobile, Nuance
Sponsor Cisco

March 28th: Mobile Networking with MassMobile and DrinksOnTap
Speakers: Everyone
Sponsor Vlingo

February 19th: Mobile Camp
Samuel Chow, Co-Founder of MobyFab / Fred Spencer, Professional Services Manager at Appcelerator / Jesse Liberty, Senior Program Manager in Microsoft Developer Guidance / Ram Iyengar, Telecom Systems Management Program, Northeastern University / Steven Kursh, Executive Professor of Finance and Insurance at Northeastern University, Elio Maggini, Principal Software Engineer at Cengage Learning, Stephen Bourdeau, Tech Lead for Mobile Engineering at TripAdvisor, Matt Gross, Founder of Mobile Monday Boston / Imram Malek, Games at Mocospace / Al MacDonald, Co-Founder of Bocoup /Pascal Rettig, Owner of Cykod, Greg Raiz, Founder of Raizlabs, Thomas Classen, North America Business Development Manager at Wyless, Ramesh Kumar, Managing Partner, ZakiPoint, Muthu Arumugam & Siva Subramanian, MTIKS, Harsha Jattani, Astute BioSolutions
Sponsors Nokia, MoMIT

January 31st: Mobile Demo Night
Speakers: Fivespark, Goby, PapaProducts, Parallel Cities, ComicStrip, Appswell and Hashable
Sponsor Charles River Ventures