Inaugural ‘Mobile Innovation Week’ Announced for Toronto From September 12-16, 2009

I mentioned that I was speaking in Toronto for at Mobile Media World 09 – anchor event of MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK in Toronto Sept 12-16, 2009

we now have more details as per their media release as below. If you at Toronto at this time, I am happy to meet

Over 100 speakers from around the globe come to Toronto to set the stage for the next wave of mobile business opportunities

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Aug. 18, 2009) – The co-producers, sponsors and supporting community of MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK ( announce over 100 mobile industry experts are confirmed presenters and full registration is now underway for MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK from September 12-16, 2009 in Toronto. Featured speakers include independent thought leaders, technology experts and leading vendors from the mobile industry spanning the globe from Asia to Europe to the United Kingdom to the Americas. Interactive presentations, moderated sessions and workshops will inspire participants to harness the next wave of service creation, new business models and nascent market opportunities to serve over four billion mobile consumers world wide. MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK anchor events include:

FITC Mobile Developer Conference ( September 12-14, 2009

Jam packed with information as well as a massive networking opportunity, FITC Mobile 2009 consists of presentations, demonstrations, and panel discussions, and is one of the only events in the world covering all aspects of mobile content. With some of the most interesting and engaging presenters from around the world, it’s two days and nights that will leave you inspired, energized and awed! Feature presentations by Motorola, BlackBerry, Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft, Google, Adobe, iPhone innovators, Palm Pre evangelists and more.

Mobile Media World 09 ( September 14-15, 2009

Engaging, exciting and empowering: Mobile Media World 09 keynote presenters deliver the ‘state of the mobile nation’ while featured speakers, moderators and panelists take you behind the scenes to explore the full potential of mass-market mobile commercialization opportunities. No stone will be left unturned during the two-day event covering every aspect of mobile consumer interests, winning business models and emerging new media frontiers. Confirmed speakers are executives from, Deloitte, Samsung, Rogers Wireless, Sympatico Mobile, Verizon, EnStream, Maritz, Comscore, Motorola, PayPal, Impact Mobile, CBC, Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), The Globe and Mail, MyThum,, Carlson Marketing, BSTREET Communications, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), Visa, Yahoo! and more.

Mobile Media World 09 also features ‘first time together in one event’ mobile industry experts, authors and global innovators Tomi Ahonen, Sara Diamond, Ajit Jaokar, Monty Metzger, Lubna Dujani, Michael O’Farrell and Chetan Sharma.

MobileBiz BootCamp ( September 16, 2009

From garage start-up to corporate start-up, at the MobileBiz BootCamp you will earn your stripes by learning from the best in the business. An intensive full day of key insights and fast-track tips delivered by experienced mobile industry leaders, vendors and supporting organizations focused on creating exponential value for all delegates to accelerate profitable growth in their mobile business. Featured speakers from Wind Mobile, Summerhill Capital, Polar Mobile, MaRS, Ontario Centres of Excellence and more.

Additional MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK activities are the ilovemobileweb party – the ultimate mobile industry networking event of the year – and the Mobile ThinkTank where industry experts come together to envision the future of mobile in the global economy. Evening receptions are sponsored by the CWTA, the Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC) and the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF).

MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK is supported by over ten global mobile and digital media trade organizations including: CWTA, MMA, MEF, MEIC, MOCOM2020, Digital Arts & Technology Association (DATA), dotMobi Advisory Group (MAG), MobiFest, Mobile Monday, Wavefront BC, Wireless Industry Partnership (WIP), and produced in cooperation with the Glenn Gould Studio, Ontario College of Art & Design and the City of Toronto.

The mobile industry is a trillion dollar economy booming with new innovations, mass-market consumer adoption and a global spectrum of opportunities. With over 50 sponsors, supporters and media partners from the mobile industry ecosystem in Toronto for five straight days, MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK is one of the most significant mobile industry event taking place globally. For further details go to