mashup* Event: "Location: it's moving on..."

Event Info

Thu 25 Feb, 2010 at 6:00pm
LBi London
146 Brick Lane, Atlantis Building, Truman Brewery
London, E1 6RU, UK (Map)
Cost: £35 + VAT



Combining location, new devices, apps, social networks and related content (directories, reviews, ratings etc.) is creating significant new value for location based services.

This event will help you learn how to develop an effective location strategy for web and mobile based services based on new emerging digital capabilities.

We will cover:

- case studies of new services leveraging location & social networks/content,

- developing a strategy for your service/brand

- innovation & future developments that we're likely to see in 2010 and beyond

LBi London
Atlantis Building
Truman Brewery
146 Brick Lane
London E1 6RU

6pm - Registration (& refreshments)
7pm - Speakers
7:30 pm - Panel/Q&A
8pm - Demos & Networking

Price: £35 + VAT

Speakers & Panelists:

Gary Gale           Director of Engineering for Yahoo! Geo Technologies, Yahoo!

The Geo Technologies group provides the tools and technologies that drive user location, geocoding, location identification and disambiguation within Yahoo!, both internally and via public services such as GeoPlanet,Placemaker, Fire Eagle and Flickr. Passionate about location, privacy and digital identity, he blogs and tweets on matters geo for Yahoo! and as@yahoogeo, personally and as @vicchi.

Alan Patrick       Co Founder, Broadsight

Alan is co-founder of the technology strategy and system design consultancy Broadsight. Prior to that, he was a consultant at McKinsey &Co and has worked in various VP, MD and COO roles in other technology, internet and telecoms based service delivery companies. Broadsight counts many of the major UK telecoms and media companies as clients, as well as helping to advise and launch a number of succesful startups in areas such as online and mobile advertising, real time search, e-Readers and IPTV/WebTV and Mobile Video.

As part of its services Broadsight undertakes market intelligence/trend forecasting projects for clients, and these assignments include the potential - and pitfalls - of location based services (among other mobile services). Broadsight has recently released iDox, its first iPhone application for sahred document copying and filing, aimed at the business market,  and (this will not surprise you) is looking at location based services itself. We will be sharing some of our work at Mashup.

Jon Fisher         Vodafone Internet Services

Alex Housley     Rummble



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