January Events Round-Up

Posted by AnneryanHeatwole on Jan 04, 2010

The new year is kicking off with an assortment of events on the development and techie sides. Here are some of the events that we found to be noteworthy:

Mobile Tech Salon,  20 January, New York: Hosted by MobileActive.org, it's a regular gathering of people passionate about mobile technology for social change. Motto:  We bring the beer (and wine)!  Bring your projects, passions, tools, and conversation. This month's theme:  Mobile Campaigning and Tools on a Shoestring: What is Possible?  Advisable?

International CES 7-10 January, Las Vegas, USA: CES is the world's largest technology trade show, attracting more than 2,500 exhibitors and showcasing over 20,000 new products.

SF New Tech Meet-up 12 January San Francisco, USA: At each meet-up, attendees get five minutes to demo the latest developments in the tech industry; at the January event, the focus of the presentations is on the mobile industry.

MOTODEV Summit China 13 January Beijing, China: This event is all about the Android - development, guidance, tools and market information. The one-day event offers Android Platform Sessions, tutorials, and technology lab sessions for developers who want to get the most out of their Androids. 

M-Days 28-29 January Munich, Germany: The M-Days series is designed for developers to present new products, services, technologies and projects that will benefit the mobile community.


Mobile Web East Africa 3-4 February 2010 Nairobi, Kenya: Mobile Web East Africa focuses on the development of mobile internet, mobile applications and the mobile ecosystem in Africa. The event uses roundtable discussions, panels and presentations to discuss the future of the mobile in Africa.

Mobile World Congress 15-18 February, Barcelona: The Mobile World Congress brings together thousands of mobile professionals from around the world for four days of conferences, panel discussions, technology demonstrations and networking opportunities. 

Leave a comment if you know of other events in the mobile-for-social-change space! 

photo via Flickr user Benimoto


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