February Events Round Up: Stay in the Loop!

Posted by AnneryanHeatwole on Feb 03, 2012

February may be the shortest month, but there's no shortage of upcoming mobile events. Read on to find out what's happening this month in the mobile world, and please add in your own events in the comments!

  • 7-9 February, BlackBerry DevCon Europe (Amsterdam, Netherlands) If you're curious about what's involved in developing for the BlackBerry market, check out the BlackBerry DevCon. The event features demonstrations, hands-on labs, and discussion panels to show attendees how to build for the BlackBerry platform.
  • 9 February, Mobile Disconnect (Washington, D.C., USA) Mobile Disconnect examines the hype around mobile technology and its role in combatting global poverty and social issues. The panel will discuss the potential and limitations of mobile technology for social change and development.
  • 10 February, mEducation Alliance Seminar (Washington, D.C., USA) USAID and the mEducation Alliance are hosting another event in their seminar series. This month's seminar features a discussion with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) on the new XO 3 tablet and learning. You can register to attend virtually by RSVPing to mobilesforeducation@gmail.com

  • 10-12 February, Android Homecoming (Mountain View, California) If you love Android, The Android Homecoming is for you. The event brings together Android developers and enthusiasts for a weekend of hackathons and discussions on designing for the Android platform.
  • 22-23 February, Mobile Web East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) What's happening with the mobile web in East Africa? This two-day conference focuses on a wide variety of topics such as the role of government in ICT, how mobile network operators can embrace the mobile web, how to reach out to mobile users, and an examination of the current mobile landscape in East Africa.
  • 27 February - 1 March, The GSMA Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, Spain) The Mobile World Congress brings together thousands of people in the mobile industry to network, learn about new mobile technology, and participate in hundreds of exhibitions and demonstrations. Learn more here!
  • 26 February - 2 March, The Mobile World Congress Fringe Festival (Barcelona, Spain) Are you going to the Mobile World Congress, but want to find out what else is happening around town? Check out the MWC Fringe Festival, a collection of discussion panels, barcamps, and demos outside of the official conference.

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