Mobile 2.0 Europe event in Barcelona

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Mobile 2.0 event is announced. More details below. A great lineup of speakers and a forum for startups.


Announcing Mobile 2.0 Europe : a two-day event on June 18-19, 2009 in Barcelona exploring the emerging Mobile Ecosystem and Disruptive Mobile Innovation, presented by dotopen and the Mobile 2.0 Organizing Committee.

After 3 events in San Francisco and a successful Mobile 2.0 Europe event in Barcelona last year we decided to make this 5th official Mobile 2.0 conference a 2-day event:

A Developers’ Day on June 18 in Barcelona Activa, a day for developers in mobile & web convergent area’s exploring the mobile ecosystem and the Mobile 2.0 Europe conference on June 19 at at the Espacio ESADE FORUM, a day to explore future visions on mobile and beyond.

At Mobile 2.0 Europe, we will explore the next big leaps of innovation in mobile for the coming years. Six main themes will be covered during this edition: Openness, Beyond Free, Play, Cloud, Context and Sense.

Each section, eventually combined will have about an hour including a keynote or visionary talk on this topic, followed by a panel discussion by C-level industry experts from major European Operators, Venture Capital, Device Manufacturers, Startups, and Application or Service Providers.

Currently confirmed speakers:

Marko Ahtisaari – CEO of Dopplr.

Tommy Ahlers, Founder of Zyb, now Head of LBS at Vodafone / CEO at Wayfinder Systems.

Andrew Berglund – Global Interactive Creative Director at Cheil Communications.

Xavier Carrillo Costa – CEO / Founder Digital Legends Entertainment.

Andreas Constantinou, Ph.D. – Research Director at VisionMobile

Regine Debatty –

Dr. Lai Kok Fung – Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder BuzzCity.

Tom Hume – Managing Director of Future Platforms.

Matthaus Krzykowski – Mobile Correspondent, VentureBeat.

Brian LeRoux – PhoneGap and Nitobi.

Inma Martinez – Digital Media Strategist and Investment Advisor at Stradbroke.

Charles McCathieNevile – Chief Standards Officer at Opera Software.

Dr. Maximilian Niederhofer, Associate, Atlas Venture.

Pat Phelan – founder and President of Cubic Telecom (MAXroam).

Priya Prakash – Designer of Tools, Conversations & Experiences.

Tom Raftery is lead analyst of GreenMonk, the Energy and Sustainability practice of industry analyst firm RedMonk.

Gustav Soderstrom, Director of Portable Solutions, Spotify.

Prof. Atau Tanaka – Chair of Digital Media, Acting Director of Culture Lab.

Andrea Trasatti – Director, Technology strategy at mTLD dotMobi.

Katrin Verclas – Co-Founder and Editor at

More C-level speakers from the European mobile ecosystem (operators, handset manufacturers, VC’s, startups, applications and service providers) are confirmed every day now, so stay tuned on our website for updates.

We’ll also have some startup demo presentations of some new and innovative startups active in the themes we’ll be covering. You can register your startup here, it’s FREE!

Early bird tickets can now be ordered at


  1. Kevin Smith says:

    Hi Ajit – just to confirm I’ll be there as welll with an update on the OneAPI project.