• Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zimbra
  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
  • Open Invention Network
  • OpSource
  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

Sponsorship Opportunities

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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, and services.

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 mobile functions.

To submit ideas for speakers, topics or suggestions that will help shape OMX at OSCON, please send them to: omx-idea@oreilly.com

The Open Mobile Exchange is an interactive meeting ground for:

  • Programmers and developers
  • Business developers
  • Product managers
  • Technologists and hackers
  • Enthusiasts and implementers
  • Entrepreneurs

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:

  • Welcome
    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 field.
  • 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

OSCON 2008