26 Nov 2008

Mobile Social Software - Platforms and People - December 8th

With the popularity of online social networks, with the rise of mobile access to these networks along with purely mobile social platforms what does all this mean to the users, what aspects will they really uptake and use and how succesful are these platforms likely to be? Monday's event is going to be made up of 2 panels, one representing the industry and one representing the people. We will do another post confirming the lineup before the end of this week.

Mobile Monday London would like to extend our huge thanks to this months sponsors Imperial College London, Future Platforms and ShoZu

The venue will be at Imperial College London's main campus in South Kensington, more information about the building and room to come soon.


6.00pm - Doors open
6.30pm - Welcome from MoMoLondon (Alex Craxton)
6.35pm - User Panel
7.15pm - Industry Panel
8.15pm - Wrap up and reception


MoMoLondon are happy to announce the Alpha of the new web site (hurrah!). Right now we are only going to use the new site for the registration of this event and you can help us get it right before we move everything over. Please register yourself and in turn register for the event (on the home page). Have a browse around the site and add your comments into the forum page. If you find any issues, please add to the forum topics or email me directly at alex@mobilemonday.org.uk

Please treat the site lightly and kindly, sign up for a temporary profile and register yourself on the event ... http://alpha.mobilemonday.org.uk

Time & Place

Event: Monday, 8th December
Starts: Doors open at 6pm with a 6.30pm start
Finishes: Around 8.15pm followed by networking reception
Location: Imperial College London (building and room to be confirmed)


(www.imperial.ac.uk) consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Future Platforms (www.futureplatforms.com) is a mobile development house which has built a strong reputation in the mobile industry for interface design and technical innovation. They can tackle everything from blue-sky prototyping and concept development to the design and build of complex mobile services and advertising campaigns.

Shozu logo
ShoZu (www.shozu.com) means you can share the moment, be it photos or video or a blog. You can send your stuff to friends and family, email or social networks as simply as pressing the button. Try it out today at ShoZu.com!

3 Nov 2008

Swedish Beers & MoMo London Birthday Celebrations

Yes, it's true. Both Swedish Beers and Mobile Monday London have their birthdays round about now - 7 years and 3 years respectively. And to celebrate, we're joining forces and having a big bash combining the best of both events in one big night out on Monday 10th November.

So the format's going to be a little bit different, but we hope you will still enjoy it immensely. So what's in store then...?

The Mobile Monday bit:

Well we have Tim Green, editor of Mobile Entertainment Magazine who is going to be our host with the most on the evening. And he's going to be interviewing four mobile industry celebrities for our delectation, talking about the year just gone and the year ahead and the odd anecdote or three in a chat show stylee. Our esteemed guests are Dr Mike Short from O2, Russell Buckley from Admob, Bill Thompson, a regular from the BBC's Digital Planet plus a mystery guest. There will be time for questions from the audience too.

We will have the MIReview Show joining us too and in the spirit of the evening, they will be presenting and filming some of their show LIVE on stage. (If you don't know them already, think Top Gear but about mobile technology instead of cars.). And we're still hopeful for a surprise or two.

This will all be happening at the CBI at Centrepoint (Tottenham Court Road tube) - Doors opening at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Don't be late, otherwise you'll miss the Mobile Monday Chat Show as it will only be on for about an hour to an hour and half.

The Swedish Beers bit

Then once the show's a wrap as they say in TV land, we'll move on straight away to Bar 101 (it's underneath Centrepoint at the back) to join the Swedish Beers crew and enjoy some free beer, random chat and general good cheer courtesy of our very generous sponsors - The Future of Mobile and MX Telecom.

There's no formality at Swedish Beers, just turn up, be friendly, drink beer (or soft drinks), chew the fat, talk about mobile stuff (or not) and generally enjoy the vibe. To claim your free drink, you'll need to find one of the generous sponsors, one of the Swedish Beers crew or one of the Mobile Monday organisers to claim your beer token. Without the token, it's a pay bar. But it's open until late, so we can talk mobile nonsense until the wee hours if you like.


If you'd like to come to the Mobile Monday Chat Show, please RSVP here by 'adding record' with your name and company details. No RSVP required for Swedish Beers. You don't have to come to both parts of the evening, but it would be fun if you did. The more the merrier as they say and both venues can hold a lot of us mobile types. So spread the word!

See you Monday 10th November in celebratory mode.