Does Open = Free? An afternoon at Open Mobile Summit, an evening with maddog

The London Android Group.
Thu, 11 Jun 2009, 13:00 - 15:00 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , City of London, GB

We’ve teamed up with the organisers of the Open Mobile Summit to create a special presentation for the Android User Group led by one of the Summit’s speakers, the infamous open source visionary and chief advocate of openmoko, Jon 'maddog' Hall.

In addition, the organisers are offering 30 qualified apps developers FREE access to the afternoon sessions of the conference on 11th June.

For those that would like to attend the whole 2-day conference, we have 10 passes at £500. (retail at £1495).

This is a rare opportunity to hear the roadmaps of the major platforms from the business and technical leaders running them. And interact / network.

Speakers include: Hugo Barra Global Head of Mobile Apps at Google, Lee Williams Executive Director Symbian Foundation; Morgan Gillis Executive Director LiMo Foundation; Christy Wyatt VP Ecosystem Motorola; Jin Sung Choi VP LG; George Linardos VP Nokia; Mitch Lazaar MD Yahoo Europe; Rich Green former EVP Sun (2008), Alan Brenner SVP RIM (Blackberry), CEO ACCESS, CEO Opera, Deputy Director w3c plus T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, 3, Orange/FT and of course, Jon 'maddog' Hall himself.

* Want to attend? Choose from:

1/ Sign up just for the evening presentation (6-7.30pm) via

2/ Be one of the 30 that get to attend the whole afternoon, free of charge – email [email protected] to apply

3/ Get one of the 10 x 2-day conference passes for £500 – register

Here's the schedule:

2-5.30 pm Afternoon conference sessions, including:

"Open Platforms: What developers want" with Glu, Popcatcher, Android Users Group, AKQA and Handmark

"Defragmentation and Apps in the Cloud" with Mozilla, ACCESS, w3c, Orange, Java Verified group and OMTP (BONDI)

"What's over the garden wall" with Vodafone, O2 and 3

"Interconnected Entertainment" with Yankee Group, Digital Chocolate and Slingmedia

"App store: Fad or future?" With Nokia, Vodafone, Bango, Amdocs and Taptu

See the full agenda here:

6.00-7.30 pm "Making Money With Free Software" with Jon ‘maddog’ Hall

You love Free Software. You would really like to make your living with Free Software. maddog will outline the ways that you can make a good living, maybe even become rich, with Free Software

If you have any questions, feel free to email [email protected] or [email protected]

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