September Event Roundup

Posted by AnneryanHeatwole on Sep 02, 2011

A brand new month means brand new events, and September has no shortage of mobile conferences, hackathons, and seminars to keep you busy! Read on to find out what's happening in the mobile world this month:

  • 6-7 September, Mobile Money CALA (Miami, USA) This event is all about mobile banking and payment systems in the Central American and Latin American regions. Discussion topics include how mobile banking case studies from around the world can be adapted to the CALA region, building partnerships between mobile networks and banks, and mobile banking for the unbanked.
  • 8-9 September, The Mobile Payment Conference (New York City, USA) For another look at mobile money, the Mobile Payment Conference gives attendees a chance to discuss how mobile payments can be used in both the business and non-profit industries.
  • 10-11 September, TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon (San Francisco, USA) In preparation for the TechCrunch Disrupt event, the company is hosting a 24-hour hackathon for developers to get together and code new projects. After the hackathon, participants demo their creations to the audience to kick off the Disrupt event.
  • 12-14 September, TechCrunch Disrupt (San Francisco, USA) Following the Hackathon, Disrupt brings together entrepreneurs, developers, and start-up founders. The event features the "Start-Up Battlefield," where participants compete to launch their start-up at the conference, with a $50,000 prize for the winner.
  • 16 September, Future of Mobile Conference (London, U.K.) This one-day event has panels on everything from coding in HTML5, CSS, and Javascript, to choosing the right app store in which to launch your app, to crash courses on developing for different operating systems. If you want to develop apps for smartphones, this is the event for you.
  • 19-20 September, The 2nd Annual Social Good Summit (New York City, USA) Describing itself as, "where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions," the Social Good Summit brings together technologists and innovators to discuss social issues raised during UN Week.
  • 19-23 September, MobiCom 2011 (Las Vegas, USA) An annual conference on mobile computing and mobile and wireless networking, MobiCom is a multi-day event offering panel discussions, workshops, paper presentations, and program demonstrations.
  • 20-21 September, L.A. Mobile Entertainment Summit (Los Angeles, USA) If you're curious about how mobiles are being used by and for the entertainment industry, then this is the event for you. 
  • 23-24 September, Tech@State: Data Visualization (Washington, D.C., USA) Love data visualization? Tech@State has an event focused on how data visualization can be used to enhance diplomacy, development, and foreign affairs. 

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