Mobile Linux Conference

The Mobile Linux Conference, which takes place at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, takes place August 4-7, 2008 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

Mobile Linux Conference features senior executives from ACCESS, Funambol, Intel, Motorola, Sprint, and Sun Microsystems. The speakers will discuss the progress of the mobile Linux marketplace and explore how Linux-based mobile platforms really work.

Mobile Linux Conference Tracks and Tutorials

  • Mobile Linux Platforms
  • Building Mobile Linux Applications
  • Embedded Linux
  • Linux: Embedded Design and Programming
  • Embedded Linux Development: Hacking the Linksys NSLU2

Keynote Presentations

  • Unifying Mobile Linux Platforms
    Tuesday, August 5th: 9 am – 10 am
    Moderated by: Bill Weinberg
    Panelists: Eric Chu, Mobile Platform, Group Marketing Manager, Google; Sy Choudhury, Staff Product Manager, OS Technologies, Qualcomm; and Morgan Gillis, Executive Director, LiMo Foundation.

  • Seizing the Open Platform Opportunity
    Wednesday, August 6th: 9 am – 10 am
    Christy Wyatt
    Having shipped millions of Linux-based devices over the past five years, and as an active member of both the LiMo Foundation and Open Handset Alliance, Wyatt will share Motorola’s unique perspectives on how industry players are working together to address key concerns for developers including platform fragmentation, a need for toolsets, and assurance of a clear channel to market for their applications.

  • Moblin: The Software Platform for Mobile Internet Experience
    Wednesday, August 6th: 2 pm – 3 pm
    Ram Peddibholta
    During his address Peddibholta will talk about his work with Moblin.org and share insights on how hardware meets software in advancing technologies for the emerging new category of highly-mobile devices – including Mobile Internet Devices, netbooks, nettops, and Automotive In-Vehicle Infotainment platforms.

  • Real-world Roll-out of Applications and Services on Mobile Linux
    Thursday, August 7th: 9 am – 10 am
    Jacob Lehrbaum, Didier Diaz, Fabrizio Capobianco, and John Larson
    Panel discussion focuses on realizing the maximum return on building and deploying applications and services on mobile Linux and overcoming the application challenges posed by the increased number of mobile devices hitting the street. Panel members include: Jacob Lehrbaum, Sr. Product Line Manager, Sun Microsystems; Didier Diaz, SVP, Product Strategy Management, ACCESS Systems Americas, Inc.; Fabrizio Capobianco, CEO, Funambol; and John Larson, Research Scientist, Sprint Advanced Technology Labs.

The Mobile Linux Conference is a new event designed to address the increasing penetration of Linux into the mobile handset marketplace. During the conference, attendees will receive in-depth technical training, strategic insights, and hands-on experience in mobile Linux from industry experts covering topics including application development and deployment, power management, mobile initiatives, best practices, and more.

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