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Monday, 21 November 2011

Monday 21.11, Tallinn, full of great presenters: Andreas Constantinou from VisionMobile; Saint-Petersburg ICT & mobile industry business representatives; AppCircus - the showcase of the most innovative and creative apps in the region.

Mobile Monday Estonia, with cooperation of Technopolis Ülemiste, ICT Export Cluster, The City of Tallinn and European Regional Development Fund is ready to host a number of great presenters on Monday 21th 2011 at Tehnopolis Ülemiste. The event is full of diverse presentation and showcases from from all over the world starting at 13:30 till around 20:30.

(Follow further for detailed schedule and registration details.)

Andreas Constantinou, VisionMobile
Mobile Monday Estonia event will be opened by one of the worlds leading market analysis and strategy company's Founder and Managing Director, Andreas Constantinou from VisionMobile. Andreas will be describing the ins and outs of mobile ecosystem at present state. As Founder and Managing Director, Andreas oversees the research and strategy projects at VisionMobile. He has ten years of experience in mobile having led strategy projects for brand-name clients across the industry, including Nokia, RIM, Telenor, Telefonica, Vodafone, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Gemalto and Tieto.

Andreas will be presenting extracts from VisionMobile's latest research on mobile platforms, OEMs, Google and HTML5.

Mobile Platforms: the Clash of Ecosystems
- Change of the OEM landscape, from oligopoly to DELLification.
- Platform economics: platform types and the three driving forces behind network effects. Comparing and contrasting the key platforms.
- The Google agenda and how Google uses Android to drive its core business
- HTML5: the state of affairs, the key players and why the web needs a new leader.

Use the chance to get the insights of the mobile industry ecosystem directly from the source itself! Follow further for full agenda and registration details.

If you're interested personally meeting Andreas, please contact one of our Mobile Monday Estonia representatives Sven Kirsimäe.

Delegation of Saint-Petersburg ICT & mobile industry business representatives
From 20.-22. of Nov 2011 a prominent delegation of Russian ICT delegates are visiting Tallinn, Estonia. During the three-day visit, the delegation will meet prominent Estonian ICT companies, organizations, representatives and the public presenting their business to the interested parties.

The main purpose of this visit is to have a chance to show how we work in mobile ecosystem. Number of our partners are lined up to meet the guests. Some to name are: Technopolis Ülemiste, Estonia ICT Demo Centre, Tehnopol, The Estonian Information Technology College, Garage48HUB, Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications / ITL, The City of Tallinn and many others.

Before the Russian companies present we have two excellent speakers to give you the view from the Estonian side of European Unions border of doing business in Russia.

Doing business in St. Petersburg and understanding the Russian business culture
Ivan Shapran (Project Manager, Strategic Development Centre, Elion Enterprises) and Toomas Kästik (Doing Business St. Petersburg, Enterprise Estonia Representative in Saint-Petersburg) will be giving their view on how to do business in Russia and then it is time to present the delegates.

Use the opportunity to meet the Russian ICT delegates interested in doing business in our region! Follow further for full agenda and registration details.

If you're interested in specific queries about the delegation, please contact one of our Mobile Monday Estonia representatives Indrek Petersoo.

AppCircus - let us send our best mobile app to Mobile World Congress 2012!
We were looking really hard to find the best mobile apps of the region to fit the AppCircus contest. We are proud to line up the creme de la creme of mobile applications competing for the honorary chance to be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards 2012 held during the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. The winning application will be chosen by the jury:

Gerri Kodres, VP of Sales and Marketing, Fortumo
Pirko Konsa, Member of Board, Tehnopol / Board Member, ITL.
Henrik Roonemaa, Editor in Chief, Digi
Tõnis Pechter, Development Services Project Manager, Technopolis Ülemiste.

The mobile applications being presented to the jury are:

Ordimo Mobile Waitress by Ordimo
Mobile Backstage by Mobile Backstage
Rimfitters by Cannedapps
Navrec Lite & Navrec Tracker by Navrec LLC
Qminder by Qminder
PinMarks.Me by Mooncascade LLC
Gymwolf by Mooncascade LLC
Bear Care the winner of App Camp Lithuania

Come and experience the competition in finding out the best mobile app of the region to be presented for Mobile Premier Awards 2012 held during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! As always, the event will be followed by refreshments and networking opportunities. Follow further for full agenda and registration details.

If you're interested in specifics of AppCircus and the competition, please contact one of our Mobile Monday Estonia representatives Priit Salumaa.

Full Agenda and registration details
PART 1 @ Conference Room of Lõõtsa 2A Building, Tallinn, 1st Floor
13:30 – Registration
14:00 – Keynote speaker Andreas Constantinou, CEO, VisionMobile

15:30 – Coffee & refreshments break

15:45 – Ivan Shapran, Project Manager, Strategic Development Centre, Elion Enterprises
16:10 – Toomas Kästik, Doing Business St. Petersburg, Enterprise Estonia Representative in Saint-Petersburg
16:30 – The presentations by the members of the Saint-Petersburg ICT & mobile industry delegation

PART 2 @ CityPlatz Restaurant (Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn, 100m from the previous location)
18:00 – AppCircus Tallinn event
19:00 – Beer & networking
19:15 – Winner announcment

19:30 – Free time and networking

20:30 - End of the event


Pre-registration to the event is open. Event is for free - registration is required from here.

Venue Information
The venue is in the Tehnopolis Ülemiste smart business center, Tallinn. The event starts at Lõõtsa 2A


and will continue to Lõõtsa 6 (a walking 100m distance from the Lõõtsa 2A)


The event is powered by AppCircus, Technopolis Ülemiste and The City of Tallinn. Seminar is hosted in cooperation with ICT Export Cluster and is funded by European Regional Development Fund. For more info see www.e-estonia.com

World famous AppCircus comes to Estonia, Tallinn, Technopolis Ülemiste

Do you want to present your app at Mobile Premiere Awards during the Mobile World Congress 2012? Come and present your mobile application at AppCircus Tallinn! Deadline for app submission is 06.11.2011

AppCircus, the showcase of the most innovative and creative apps,  arrives to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, on the 21st of November at the Technopolis Ülemiste.

AppCircus is open and free to developers, startups and any other organization with apps on any platform, giving a great chance to present live their applications on stage.

An international jury will select one winner, who will get an opportunity to be nominated for the Mobile Premier Awards 2012, which are held during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The deadline to participate is the 11th of November 2011!

Rules for Participation:

  • Submissions and presentations to AppCircus are FREE and open to any developer, startup or company.

  • Applicants must send one representative to present the app live on stage.

  • The apps selected will have  three minutes to pitch on stage.

  • Apps are submitted through the AppCircus platform at appcircus.com.

  • Registration and membership for AppCircus are FREE!

  • appcircus.com members need to add the app to their profile before applying for an AppCircus.

  • Candidates can submit more than one app.

  • Each app can only be presented in one AppCircus, unless if it receives a Runner up Waiver.

  • One app in each AppCircus event will be nominated for the pool of apps from which the 20 finalists for the Mobile Premier Awards 2012 will be selected.

  • The app with the most votes, after the nomination winner, will receive a “Runner up Waiver”, which allows the app to reapply for selection for another AppCircus.
We encourage all the mobile app developers in the region to participate in the event. AppCircus gives the great opportunity to maximize the companie's visibility all over the mobile industry and the chance to win the presentation at the most prominent mobile event of the year - Mobile World Congress 2011.

Use the opportunity and register by submitting the app for the AppCircus in Tallinn. The submission deadline is 11th of November 2011!

The event will be preceded by Mobile Monday Estonia event opened by keynote speaker Andreas Constantinou from VisionMobile. Andreas is a Founder and Managing Director of Vision Mobile (a leading market analysis and strategy firm in the mobile industry). He oversees the research and strategy projects at the company and is an a world-famous speaker on the topic of trends and future outlooks of all things connected.

Agenda:
14:00 - Keynote speaker Andreas Constantinou, VisionMobile
15:30 - coffee break
16:00 - 17:30 - Mobile Monday Estonia event. The programme TBC.

18:00 - AppCircus Tallinn - Welcome and introductions
18:15 - First Act - Leading Platforms present
18:45 - 2nd Act - 10 Apps present with jury feedback
19:45 - Thanks and jury selection for Runnerup plus the winner. Exact jury members TBC.
19:50 - 20.30 - Networking and Winner announcement.

Venue Information:

The event location will be at the Technopolis Ülemiste, Lõõtsa 6, Tallinn, Estonia.



Pre-registration to the event is open. Event is for free - registration is required.

For any additional information or enquiries, please contact us team@momoestonia.com

The event is powered by AppCircus and Technopolis Ülemiste. Seminar is hosted in cooperation with ICT Export Cluster and is funded by European Regional Development Fund. For more info see www.e-estonia.com

Andreas Constantinou, VisionMobile speaks at Mobile Monday on 21.11. Tallinn at Technopolis Ülemiste

Andreas Constantinou, Founder and Managing Director of VisionMobile, a leading market analysis and strategy firm for all things connected, is visiting Estonia, Tallinn with a comprehensive presentation about the mobile market state to date. The presentation is given on 21st of November at the Technopolis Ülemiste.

As Founder and Managing Director, Andreas oversees the research and strategy projects at VisionMobile. He has ten years of experience in mobile having led strategy projects for brand-name clients across the industry, including Nokia, RIM, Telenor, Telefonica, Vodafone, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Gemalto and Tieto.

Andreas is also an Adjunct Professor at Lund University, Sweden and teaches Entrepreneurship at the Athens Economics University. He holds a Ph.D. in Image & Video Compression from the University of Bristol, UK.

Prior to founding VisionMobile, Andreas spent 3 years at Orange’s Research & Innovation division. His interests include uncovering under-the-radar industry trends and mapping the mobile industry. When not hopping on planes, Andreas spends his time in Athens, Greece.

VisionMobile is a leading market analysis and strategy firm, for all things connected. They offer competitive analysis, market due diligence, industry maps, executive training and strategy guidance, ranging from the industry's hottest trends to under-the-radar market sectors. VisionMobile team comprises of mobile industry insiders, each with 10+ years experience in the market.

If you haven't seen Andreases work before, we encourage you to take a peek at Developer Economics 2011 released on June this year. Developer Economics 2011 takes the reader across the entire developer journey, from the shift of mindshare and why "users can buy you love," to how money is made in mobile.

It covers the hottest issues in development, from app design and promotion to monetisation and user support. It is the "must read" material for every self-respectable member of the mobile industry ecosystem.

Use the chance to get the insights of the mobile industry ecosystem directly from the source itself!


Venue Information:
Andreas will be presenting at Mobile Monday Estonia and AppCircus event on the 21st of November at 14:00 at the Technopolis Ülemiste, Conference Room of Lõõtsa 2A Building, 1st Floor, Tallinn, Estonia.

For more exact agenda of the event and registration, please follow here.

For any additional information or enquiries, please contact us team@momoestonia.com

The event is powered by Technopolis Ülemiste. Seminar is hosted in cooperation with ICT Export Cluster and is funded by European Regional Development Fund. For more info see www.e-estonia.com

Friday, 11 November 2011

AppCamp the biggest mobiel app development boot camp in Baltics

Omnitel in Lithuania would like to invite you to App Camp - the biggest mobile application development event in Nordics and Baltics.


App Camp will take place on November 11th - 13th 2011. Quite similar to any other bootcamp like event - the participants will develop mobile applications for smartphones for all major operating systems.

The keynote speaker for the conference/workshop is - Rana June Sobhany. Rana is an author, mobile intrepreneur & an iPad DJ. She is a published author of the highly-anticipated book ”Mobilize” and founded ”Medialets” - one of the largest analytics and rich media advertising companies in the iPhone space.

This is an opportunity to make valuable business connections and share your ideas with mobile developers, creatives from Nordics and Baltics.

The event is free of charge. All participants must submit an application form prior to attending App Camp: http://www.appcamp.lt/en#registration

For more information about App Camp, please look at www.appcamp.lt

Join & follow App Camp:
https://www.facebook.com/AppCampLithuania
http://twitter.com/AppCampLT

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