When: May 7, 2012: Pre-Conference Events
May 8-10, 2012: Conference & Exposition
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Booth #: 5665
Tuesday May 8, 2012
9:30am – 10:00am – What's hot at this years CTIA Wireless 2012.
An in-depth look at what's hot at this years CTIA Wireless 2012. We will discuss current trends in the wireless industry; trends in the economy as it relates to technology, why this years CTIA topics are important to the industry and the economy.
|John H. Gin, Private Wealth Advisor, Ameriprise Financial|
|Tony Anscombe, Ambassador of Free Products, AVG|
|Mahi de Silva, EVP, Consumer Mobile, Opera|
|James Israel, GM & SVP North America, Acision|
11:00am – 11:30am – Trends at CTIA: HOT or NOT (a Mogreet Panel)
|Jay Emmet, GM & SVP, OpenMarket|
|Craig Kirkland, Mobile Product Director, CNN|
|Serena Ehrlich, Director of Marketing, Mogreet|
We will discuss how next generation applications are helping business extend their social media efforts in to real sales. How do business compete? How has the consumer's app experience evolved over time and more importantly are present-day apps meeting users expectations? How are business using their Mobile Marketing Analytics?
|Judy Weitz, CEO, Compucast|
|Michael Robert, SEO & SM Specialist, Compucast|
|Michelle Sklar, VP Industry Relations, Poynt|
|Rene Louapre, Food Critic, Blackened Out|
Wrap up day one of the CTIA Wireless! How is the industry doing? Lets hear from the experts on where we have come from, where we are at, and where we are going? If you have to give a grade letter to the industry, what would it be? Are marketing campaigns getting better
|Rob Mesirow, Vice President, Operations, CTIA|
|Linda Barrabee, Research Director, NPD Group|
|Jeff Hassen, Cheif Marketing Officer, Hipcricket|
How is the current state of the economy as it relates to technology, the use of technology's, and how the State of Louisiana is positioned to compete in the technology growth sector. The views of the state government and why Louisiana should be attractive to Technology Companies. Incentives that the state might offer to start-ups or company's looking to relocate. What the Louisiana Technology Council is doing to help young start-ups. discuss the use of technology within the job market, job space, and the economic impact that technology has had on the state
|Michael Crane, VP, Business Development, Guavas|
|Michael Olivier, Chairman, Louisiana Technology Counci|
|Mark Lewis, President, Louisiana Technology Council|
|Charlotte Fors, President, Women in Wireless|
|Michele Turner, CMO, mBlox|
|Sarah Whang, Sr. Manager, Accenture|
|Jennifer Moranz, VP Marketing, Crittercism|
|Marjorie DeHey, GM of MEF North America|
3:30 – 4:00pm – eCommerce & mCommerce, are our payments secure?
Day 2 wrap up session for CTIA Wireless 2012. What's hot at the CTIA today? How has commerce and transaction evolved over the past 24 months? Are they secure? What can we expect in the future, does it get easier?
|David Butler, VP/Senior Business Leader, MasterCard Worldwide|
|Jean Foster, VP Carrier Services, Neustar|
|Joe Cufari, VP Marketing, PCD Group
|Stephen King, Applications Engineer, 3M|
|Mark Rice, VP and General Manager of Americas Altair|
|Warren Dumanski, VP Sales & Marketing Newfield Wireless|
1:00 – 1:30pm – Thank you Louisiana! Wrapping up CTIA Wireless 2012
Wrapping up CTIA Wireless 2012. Everyday more and more data is being consumed, how is the infrastructure holding up and how is Wireless backhaul the key to the consumers happiness.
|Dr. Alan Solheim, VP Corporate Development, DragonWave|
|Andy Germano, Services Chairman, Small Cell Forum|
|Johan Terve, VP Marketing, Aptilo Networks