Monday, July 21
Future signals and current opportunities at the nexus of the open
source and mobile communities
OMX, the first-ever O'Reilly Open Mobile Exchange, is for everyone involved in
building out the open source mobile space, including platforms,
standards, applications, hardware, integration, browsers, location,
This full day of insightful conversations, demos, technical
presentations, and panel discussions brings together innovators
from a broad swath of perspectives and backgrounds to share ideas
and foster new thinking across technologies. As the Web
becomes one of the most crucial components of extending the mobile
opportunity, this event explicitly seeks to bridge web apps and
To submit ideas for speakers, topics or suggestions that will help shape OMX at OSCON, please send them to:
The Open Mobile Exchange is an interactive meeting ground for:
- Programmers and developers
- Business developers
- Product managers
- Technologists and hackers
- Enthusiasts and implementers
Moderated by GigaOM's Surj Patel, OMX happens on Monday, July 21, in
conjunction with the first day of the tenth anniversary OSCON. Be
the signal--join us for a many-to-many conversation at the
intersection of business, technology, the Web, and open source at the
O'Reilly Open Mobile Exchange.
OMX Preliminary Agenda:
Surj Patel and co-host Raven Zachary frame the opportunities, challenges, and unexpected directions mobile is going--and where it's taking us as a society.
- Keynote Kick-off
Leaders in the commercial open source mobile arena and community
innovators present their vision of how mobile is evolving, both as
an industry and how it's shaping a new generation of users and
their expectations for an "always on" lifestyle.
- Handwave to Hardware in Twelve Months
It's not possible for a start-up to take on the corporate titans
and win...or is it? We'll hear from a scrappy little company that
found a niche to success, and did it in less than a year.
- Platform Showdown
From Android, GNOME Mobile (and friends such as Maemo, Moblin,
OpenMoko), and OKL4 (including Linux on L4) to ACCESS Linux
Platform and LiMo, expert practitioners will take the stage to
compare and contrast the growing number of platforms crowding the
- Mobile Lightning Talks
What's flying under the radar, emerging from skunkworks, coming out
of third world necessity, a pet project that's destined to change a
life for the better? In this hour, we'll see a dozen or so awesome,
not-quite-baked gadget and web site demos that will have you
questioning your mobile assumptions.
- Mobile Browser Roundtable
We'll focus some sharp minds on WebKit, Mozilla, Opera, Netfront,
mobile UI features, device services, and more--then get "the rest
of the story" when we open the floor to questions.
- Integration: The Mobile Web
What are some of the most popular and promising applications making
the migration to mobile? We'll examine topics such as: geospatial,
beautiful web GUIs, web toolkits, services such as Mowser, and
integrating mobile with web features and information.
Register for the Open Mobile Exchange