ForumOxford Conference 18 April 2008
The Technology Programme at the Oxford University Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Centre is pleased to announce the second ForumOxford: Future Technologies Conference to be held on 18 April 2008 at the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education.
This one-day conference will explore emerging technologies with an emphasis on Mobile / Web 2.0 innovations.
|What people said about last year's conference:|
|Thanks for a great day - this ranks in the top ten of any industry networking event I have attended over the past 20 years. Excellent profile and mixture of attendees and presentations, and discussion at internet speed - vibrant and engaging... |
Martin Davis, CEO, Mobiya
|I came away with ideas to activate immediately, relationships which I know I can work with in the future and a ready-made support network of brilliant individuals I can share and work with. Ive never attended a one-day event of this kind of value.|
David Cushman, Network Engagement Director, Emap
We aim to make this year's conference even better.
Confirmed speakers (running order to be announced):
- Social Marketing Intelligence, the Black Gold of the 21st Century - Alan Moore, Xtract
- Mobile Initiated Financial Services in the Developing World - Simon Cavill, Director, Mi-Pay Ltd
- How to Integrate Facebook with IMS - Niklas Blum, Fraunhofer FOKUS
- Browser Extensions (DOM extensions) and Accessing Device APIs - Ajit Jaokar, OpenAjax Alliance and David Pollington, Vodafone
- iPhone Applications - William Volk, CEO, MyNuMo
- Delivering a Global Mobile Service - Cameron Doherty, CEO, Mobile Concierge
- User-generated Mobile Advertising - Jonathan MacDonald, Blyk
- Youth and Mobile and Music and TV - Luciana Pavan, MTV
- Dawn of a New Mobility - Casual Computing: Thoughts on the Future of Mobiles, Service and Their Adoption - Christian Lindholm, Fjord
- Mobile Social Networking - Antonio Vince Stabyl, CEO, ItsMY
We will be arranging an informal pre-conference get-together for the evening of Thursday 17 April. As with last year, we'll probably meet at the Royal Oak pub on Woodstock Road, which serves a fine selection of real beers and pub food. We'll post details here nearer to the date of the conference.
(subject to final confirmation)
- Session 1 (09:00 - 10:30) Welcome, morning keynote and Q and A
- coffee break
- Session 2 (11.00 - 12:30) Presentations (running order to be confirmed)
- Session 3 (13:30 - 15:00) Afternoon keynote and Q and A session, the great mobile debate
- tea break
- Session 4 (15:00 - 17.00) - informal networking sessions, round table discussions and further speakers
The sessions will end at around 17:00 and will be followed by the drinks reception until 19:00, which will be held in the common-room bar and courtyard at Rewley House (note that meeting rooms will be available during this time if required).
Full details at: