Events

Mobile Monday – Michigan    Networking Meeting

Date:                 Monday, September 20, 2010
Time:                6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Networking
                            7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Program Presentation
                            8:00 p.m. – ? – Networking
Location:        Connor O’Neills, 318 E. Main Street, Ann Arbor
      
To Register:      http://MobileMondayMichigan.org
                          
Featured Speaker:  Tim Suri, Executive VP, Got2B Wireless
  

With the proliferation of accessories that are changing the way mobile devices are being used, and the laws requiring that change, Mobile Monday will hear from some of the local Michigan companies that are leading the way in this field.

Featured speaker for the event will be Tim Suri, Executive VP of Got2B Wireless, a Michigan-based bluetooth technology company. Tim will provide some interesting insites on his company’s journey, as well as information about the excellent opportunities available in the bluetooth segment of the mobile space – for both developers and marketers.

Also presenting will be Mike Burns, CEO of HandEHolder, speaking about their hands-free iPad accessory, and Linda Daichendt, CEO of Strategic Growth Concepts presenting studies related to the use of hands-free mobile technology.

This meeting weill be held at Connor O’Neill’s in Ann Arbor. Food may be ordered off the menu.

Networking will take place from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.; presentations will begin a 7:00 p.m. and finish by 8:15 p.m.

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Mobile Monday – MI     Networking Meeting

Date:                 Monday, August 16, 2010
Time:                6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Networking
      7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Program Presentation
      8:00 p.m. – ? – Networking
Location:        Ann Arbor SPARK, 330 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor
      
To Register:      http://MobileMondayMichigan.org
                          
Featured Speaker:  Mehli Oztalay, CEO, SmartFinds Marketing
  

DUE TO SCHEDULING ISSUES, THIS IS A REVISED TOPIC AND SPEAKER FOR THE AUGUST MEETING.

The focus of the August meeting of Mobile Monday Michigan will be Location-based Services and Local Targeted Marketing Using Mobile Technology.

The featured speaker will be Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Marketing who will be presenting “Why Geo-Marketing is Becoming Increasingly Important for Marketing Your Business, and How Mobile Helps You Achieve It”

SmartFinds Marketing, located in Birmingham, MI, was recognized as one of the 2009 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch”.  CEO Oztalay has been an expert presenter to Detroit’s Automation Alley, the Certified Public Accountants Mega Conference, and the 2010 Microsoft Dynamics Conference and Expo.

Additional information presented at the meeting will include consumer studies detailing the ways consumers are engaging with their mobile devices, and which operating systems, by percentage, they are using to do so.

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‘Increase Your Revenue with Mobile Marketing for Small Business’, a webinar presented by Strategic Growth Concepts

Date:                 Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Time:                2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:        Online
Cost:                  FREE
      
                          
Topic:  What is Mobile Marketing and how can it help you increase revenue for your small business

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CocoaHeads Meeting

Next meeting of CocoaHeads is scheduled to take place on August 12, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.  Meeting will be held at SRT Solutions, 206 S. Fifth Avenue, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

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Mobile Monday – MI     Networking Meeting

Date:                 Monday, July 19, 2010
Time:                6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Networking
      7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Program Presentation
      8:30 p.m. – ?
Location:        To be determined and announced shortly
      
To Register:      http://MobileMondayMichigan.org
                          
Mathew Bower, an attorney for Safford & Baker, LLC (law firm that specializes in start-ups) will explain the legal issues that you should be aware of when building your mobile company. End-user agreements, copyright, the Apple developer agreement, and other related topics will be discussed.

In addition: Keith Bourne will give a quick overview of the latest Appcellerator Mobile Developer survey, outlining where this report indicates that the mobile field is trending. See the report here:

Appcellerator Mobile Developer Survey

Take a look ahead of time, if you can find the time, so we can have a deeper discussion.

Come to meet everyone in the group @ 6:30pm and we’ll start the presentations around 7pm.

We will announce the location soon, but it will likely be in downtown Ann Arbor.

 

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Mobile Monday – MI Networking Meeting

Date:               Monday, June 14, 2010
Time:              6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:      Tech Brewery
                          1327 Jones Drive, Suite 106, Ann Arbor, MI  48105
  
Register to attend via our Meetup group @ http://www.meetup.com/A2MoMo/calendar/13543933/

Local mobile companies present the innovative apps they are developing and talk about growing their mobile business in Ann Arbor.

• Mobiata – http://www.mobiata.co/… – Mobiata creates best-selling mobile travel applications.

• Scio Security – http://www.sciosecuri/… – Leverages consumers’ existing mobile devices for strong, usable, risk-adaptive secondary authentication, backed by a secure cloud-hosted service.

• Arbormoon – http://arbormoon.com/… – Will talk about the Ann Arbor Chamber of commerce iPhone app.

• Shepherd Intelligent Systems – http://www.shepherdis/… – Shepherd Intelligent Systems offers the Magic Bus suite of easy to use, dependable software tools to provide real time vehicle locations, predicted arrival times and route management analyses.

• Saagara – http://www.Saagara.co/… – The majority of health care decisions are made by individuals, and Saagara recognizes this by concentrating on lifestyle choice and preventative measures. Multiple studies have proven that small lifestyle changes can make a big difference to your health.

We will also discuss other resources available to mobile companies in Ann Arbor and how to access them in the most effective way.

Also, if you are interested in some free tips on any patent-related issues, join us @ 5pm for a discussion with Varun Shah, a visiting patent attorney from California.