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Mobile 2.0 at Mobile Monday Barcelona! June 22, 2007

Posted by Phil Jeudy in Wireless.

Mobile Monday Barcelona 

Rudy De Waele and the Spanish Momoers from Barcelona are doing a great job definitely…
Next session on July 2nd will talk about Mobile 2.0…effectively favorite topic of the moment!
Speakers will be:

Ajit Jaokar is the author of the book ‘Mobile web 2.0’ and is also a member of the web2.0 workgroup. Currently, he plays an advisory role to a number of mobile start-ups inthe UK and Scandinavia. He also works with the government and trademissions of a number of countries including South Korea and Ireland. Heis a regular speaker at technology events including Real-World AJAX (June 2006 – New York) and AJAXWorld Conference & Expo (Oct 2006 Santa Clara). He spoke recently at the Stanford University’s Digital Vision program. He also featured recently on CNN money. Ajit chairs Oxford University’s Next generation mobile applications panel. He is the founder and CEO of a publishing company – Futuretext.

Vodafone Betavine is the demonstration of Vodafone’s commitment with Web 2.0 and with its principles of collaboration, openess and collective intelligence. In fact the site is implemented using an Open Source portal framework. This is the only operator sponsored open community mainly aimed to encourage mobile applications development. For furtherinformation, please visit www.vodafonebetavine.net. The speaker, Ms. Lucia Garate, works as Researcher in Vodafone Group Research and Development team in Madrid, where she moved in 2005 after working since 2002 in Vodafone Germany.

MobiLuck puts a radar in your phone and luck in your pocket, so you can keep intouch with friends, meet new people and find places nearby – or on theother side of the world. MobiLuck’s vision is to facilitate socialinteraction where it really matters: in real life, when meeting friends and new people and going out places, not when you’re sitting in frontof your computer. Created in 2003, MobiLuck is a software company specialised in location-based mobile services. It has over 500 000 registered users and is best known for its proximity Bluetoothmessaging application that works on over 180 models of mobile phone in over 200 countries around the world.

Carlos Domingo is the general director of Telefonica R+D  labs in Barcelona where he manages a team of more than 200professionals that do research and development for the Telefónica groupon the areas of Multimedia, Internet and speech technologies. Carlosholds a master in computer science from the Tokyo Institute ofTechnology, a PhD in computer science from the Polytechnic Universityof Catalonia and postgraduate studies in business administration fromStanford University. Originally from Barcelona, Carlos has developedhis career in Japan and the US, first as a researcher and engineeringmanager and then as the CEO of several software start-ups, LizardTech, Extensis and Celartem Technologies, before returning recently to his hometown to join Telefónica.

Links coming tonight as from this computer airport I have not all the usual flexibility!


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