Nokia’s Stephen Elop Keynotes Open Mobile Summit in London This Week


LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leaders from the mobile, internet and media industry will be meeting this Wednesday June 8th and Thursday, June 9th at the annual Open Mobile Summit in London. Stephen Elop is keynoting the event as anticipation grows for a first glimpse of Nokia’s Windows phone.

How to catch Apple in the tablet wars is expected to dominate discussions between the global OEM’s out in force for this year’s event. Elop will be joined by Corporate Vice Presidents of Motorola, LG Electronics, Sony Ericsson and HTC for a discussion on the future of devices.

Elsewhere in the agenda, Amazon’s mobile category lead, Aaron Rubenson shares how Amazon hopes to monetize Android with their new app store. This alongside Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka - behind Angry Birds - one of the most acclaimed apps of the year.

Robin Batt, managing director and executive producer, said: “The response to this London event has been phenomenal. The conference sold out a week ahead of time and we’re now fighting to accommodate demand at the venue. It’s very exciting to see an audience of this size and stature attending in London”

On Wednesday UKTI will also be hosting a UK Apps Showcase during the post-conference reception. This will celebrate Britain’s most talented and created app developers to the audience of attendees, speakers and press.

Companies showcasing include Little Fluffy Toys, BigDog Interactive, HulloMail, HipSnip, Touchtype, Jeego, Toytek and Ribot.

“This is a once in a life-time opportunity for many of these start-ups. It’s rare to have access to so many industry leaders in an intimate environment, which is why the Open Mobile Summit never fails to disappoint.”

Other highlights of the conference include a discussion on the future of the Digital Living Room with BSkyB, MTV and Sony Music Entertainment. While Tesco’s newly appointed CIO Chris Brocklesby will be exploring the future of mCommerce with eBay’s Steve Yankovich and Groupon’s Michael Shim.

The Open Mobile Summit takes place at London’s Victoria Park Plaza, 8-9 June. The full agenda and speaker line-up can be seen here:

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The Open Mobile Summit is produced by Open Mobile Media Ltd, an independent group founded in 2008 by communications industry consultant Robin Batt.


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