Mobile 2.0 event on November 6 in San Francisco
by Michael(tm) Smith
The one-day-only mobile2.0 conference, November 6 at the San Francisco Grand Hyatt, focuses on "topics like the growth of the mobile Web / mobile Internet, open services, media sharing on the mobile, mobile widgets, mobile Ajax, content adaptation and disruptive innovations in the mobile space".
The fee for the event is just 45 USD, and the hosts are a couple of people who are quite active in work related to mobile access to the Web:
- Daniel Appelquist
- Founded MobileMonday London, helped to create the W3C Mobile Web Initiative (MWI), and now chairs the MWI's Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group
- Mike Rowehl
- Blog tagline: "Ripping mobility from the clutches of telecom", he co-founded MobileMonday Silicon Valley and continues to organize most of its events.
Here's the list of confirmed speakers:
- Steve Bratt - CEO of the W3C
- Charles McCathieNevile - Chief Standards Officer, Opera Software
- Kelly Goto - Principal, gotomedia LLC
- Peter Vesterbacka - founder, Mobile Monday Helsinki
- Tony Fish - Author of Mobile Web 2.0
- Aron Holzman - Windows Live Mobile
- Rhys Lewis - Chief Scientist, Volantis
- Hetal Patel - Web 2.0 Evangelist, Symbian
- Arun Ranganathan - AOL
- Mike Wehrs - AOL
- Oliver Starr - Blogger, MobileCrunch.com
- Andy Tiller - CTO of Cognima
The site also mentions that there will be "additional speakers from Mozilla.org, Widsets and Google".