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Mobile Monday Seattle June 27th

Developing for Native and Web Apps: Why both are needed in the mobile marketplace

Come join Mobile Monday Seattle for tech talk, open bar & appetizers

DATE: June 27, 2011

TIME: 6:00pm - 6:45pm Networking
6:45pm - 7:20pm Program/Panel
7:20pm - 8:00pm Post Program Networking/Q&A

PLACE: Seattle Marriott on the Waterfront (Library)

WHAT: Geekwire Announcement - John Cook

App Panel Participants:
Microsoft/WP7, Ben Lower - Sr. Product Manager
AT&T, Alex Donn - Developer Evangelist
RIM, Morgan Belford - Mobile Developer Expert
PinchZoom, Brian Fling - Founder

MoMo Moderator(s): Kevin Keating; Sheena Chandok;

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Mobile Monday Americas Party at CTIA, 10/7, 6-9 pm

Join the Mobile Monday Americas networking party during the CTIA! It’s at the W Hotel in San Francisco on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 6 - 9 pm. The event is FREE but an RSVP is required. (These events have sold out quickly in the past!)

The Mobile Monday Americas organization would like to thank Nokia for sponsoring the event!


4G Mobile Broadband Technology Overview with Sprint

What does 4G mean for me and my business? 4G will create new business opportunities like wirelessly connected digital signage with dynamic content and marketing opportunities, as well as new business models for some others like Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions that will create the George Jetson experiences of the future.4G will also create a footprint for a true ubiquitous mobile broadband experience throughout the country, enabling mobile solution companies to do more with more people! The Sprint 4G team will join us to discuss this soon to be launched service, as well as some insight on Spectrum and the LTE evolution. Finally, the team will discuss real customer case studies about business opportunities that are launching in parallel to their service. Come learn about the opportunities and future for your business! Learn more and Sign-up at


“Designing for the iPad” – Monday, 9/20 at 6 pm in Evanston

Please join us for the next gathering of mobile industry professionals & enthusiasts on Monday, September 20, 2010, at 6:00 pm.  Reserve the date in your calendar now!

Please RSVP today and reserve your spot:

Special Note: And please note that we’ll be in Evanston this month to join in the fun with the Design For Mobile international conference! The fun begins at the Hotel Orrington in lovely downtown Evanston at 6:00 pm.

Your goal is to design exceptional user experiences for mobile devices. That’s a lot harder than it sounds! Fortunately, one of the most creative, talented and entrepreneurial designers in Chicago will be joining us to share his secrets and talk about his most recent project, BizTome. Pek Ponpaet will discuss lessons learned while designing this upcoming iPad app which won the 2010 iPadDevCamp Hackathon Best Entertainment App. Whether you’re working on apps for the iPad, the slew of upcoming Android tablets, or any other mobile device, you won’t want to miss this talk!

Date: Monday, September 20, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Designing for the iPad
Presenter: Pek Pongpaet, VP of Technology & Product Design, SpotOn Inc.
Location: Hilton Orrington Hotel, Downtown Evanston
Location Notes: Participants will see signage at the front entrance for the exact room.
Directions & Parking: Located at the intersection of Orrington Ave & Church Street, a few blocks east of the Davis stop on the Purple Line. (There is an express Purple train from the Loop during rush hour.) For detailed maps & directions, please see their web site:

6:00 pm – Sign-In / Light refreshments
6:30: Featured Presentation: “Designing for the iPad”
7:30 pm > Refreshments / Networking

Pek Pongpaet is VP of Technology and Product Design at SpotOn Inc. Pongpaet’s expertise ranges from product design and development to user experience. Previously, Pongpaet worked at Accenture Technology Labs in the research department coming up with next generation user interfaces. At Roundarch, a technology and strategy consulting firm, Pongpaet’s work included envisioning and designing the dashboard of the future for the Tesla Model S electric car.

Please remember to RSVP by noon on the day of the presentation in order to help us better estimate needs for refreshments.

Our generous host and sponsor is TBA. Please contact Anthony ( if YOU would like to sponsor this event!


Mobile Monday Colorado August 23rd Meeting- Brew MP

The Brew Mobile Platform is a robust, integrated and highly scalable mobile OS with global reach, but Brew is no newcomer. It’s build from technology that has powered over 1200 devices models and hundreds of millions of handsets in the field today. QUALCOMM’s Sr. Director of Developer Relations from their Mobile Ecosystem Group, will discuss the Brew MP platform and the opportunity for mobile application developers.

Learn more and sign-up for the event at!


Video: Mobile Monday Silicon Valley – August 2010 – So Many App Stores…Now what?

Thanks to John K Lin for filming and loading to Ustream!


Networking & Tech Demo Mixer with ITA Mobile Visionary: Schaumburg, Thurs, 8/26 at 6 pm

Our friends at the Mobile Visionary Roundtable  (associated with the ITA) are hosting a networking mixer & startup demo evening at the Westwood Tap & Tavern in Schaumburg next Thursday at 6 pm. MoMo Chicago has been wanting to do something in the western suburbs for awhile, so we would like to encourage our members (and their friends!) to join the festivities.

The event cover charge is $15 and includes two drink tickets and appetizers. But use the special discount for MoMo Chicago members to save $5!

What’s especially cool is that the event organizers are inviting startups to setup demo tables at the event. We always love seeing what kinds of cool new projects people are working on in Chicago!


So Many App Stores…Now what?

With so many app stores and platforms available to developers, what is a developer supposed to do? This month we will have reps from the major app stores to discuss what you should do.

Sponsored by: RIM

Moderator:  Jessica Dolcourt - Sr Associate Editor - CNET/CBS Interactive

RIM – Ian McDonald - Manager, Developer Programs
Getjar – Chris Dury – VP Products
Nokia OVI – Michael Bergen – Senior Manager, Developer Relations & Partnerships
Chomp – Ben Keighran – CEO/Founder

Date: August 9th, 2010
Time: 6:30pm Registration Opens | 7:10pm Panel Begins Cost: Free, but is required to attend. Register for So Many App Stores...Now what? in San Francisco, CA  on Eventbrite
Drinks: Provided
Location: Hyatt Regency SF California St & Drumm St (5 Embarcadero Center) San Francisco CA 94111

Mobile Monday Platform Sponsor:

Register now for the BlackBerry Developer Conference!
Enjoy a special discount - use the code DD6MMD and you’ll save $150 USD off your registration fees.

Whether you’re already developing BlackBerry® mobile applications, eager to learn more or just getting started, come immerse yourself in all aspects of creating consumer and business applications at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco, California from September 27-30, 2010. You won’t want to miss this highly anticipated developer event. Register Now


Watch July Outdoor Event

Hi All - Thanks to John Lin we have July’s event on Ustream.


Night in the Park – Mobile Life and Demos

So you meet a friend with a smart phone and what’s the first questions you ask?

This month we’ll be asking Bloggers and Journalists that cover the Mobile Industry, what apps do they use and find useful or cool. Plus we’ll see some cool Apps as well.


Date: Monday, July 19th. 7:15 PM PST


7:15: Arrival Registration

7:45-8:15 What’s on my phone

8:15-9:00 Demos

Cost: FREE - but registration is MANDATORY!
Register for MobileMonday Night in the Park -  Mobile Life and Demos in San Francisco, CA  on Eventbrite


* Will Park - Editor in Chief - Into Mobile
* Noah Kravitz - Editor in Chief - Phonedog
* Jessica Dolcourt - Sr Associate Editor - CNET
* Alex McCallum - Director, Consumer Alliances- RIM


* D2sgames -
* Steeltrap -
* Nimbuzz -
* Micello -
* Footfeed -
* iSpy -
* WhereRYu -


Yerba Buena Gardens - Off Mission Street

781 Mission St. San Francisco CA


Why BlackBerry?
Reach an Audience of Over 41 Million Subscribers
BlackBerry® was the number one selling smartphone brand in the United States at the end of calendar 2009. Imagine having this kind of reach and developing apps that can push immediate updates to your users. These are just some of the benefits of creating applications for BlackBerry® smartphones.