The East Africa edition of the All AmberÂ organizedÂ mobile technology conferences, Mobile Web East Africa 2012, is set to take place in Nairobi on the 22nd and 23rd of this month. The conference is supported by Kenyaâ€™s *iHub and m:labÂ East Africa. The conference is organized by UK based company All Amber and focuses on facilitating the growth of the mobile ecosystem in the region through interaction and relationship building.
Mobile Web East Africa is going to be an action packed, interactive 2 day conference where we will once again utilise our Interactive Roundtable Format. The event is going to focus on topics such as Mobile Marketing; Driving Local Content & Services; Mobile For The Good of Society; Mobile Applications; User Experience & The Consumer, High Level Perspectives, Mobile Entertainment and will also include an Application Competition and an Open Mic Session. The agenda and delegation is going to feature the key people involved in the sector and therefore we want you and your organisation represented at the conference.
The impressive lineup of speakers at the event include ForgetMeNot Africaâ€™s John Carroll, Karanja Macharia (CEO of Mobile Planet), Chris Kirubi (Kenyaâ€™s Capital Group Chairman and mostÂ flamboyantÂ tycoon) Emma Kaye (Bozza CEO), Emeka Okoye Â (CEO – Vikanti Software), Mark Kaigwa ( Founder – Afrinnovator) Paul Stemmet (World of Avatart COO), Johan Nel (CEO Umuntu Media), Neil Ahlsten (Google), John Waibochi (Virtual City founder & CEO), Amy Klement (Vice President -Â Omidyar Network) and a couple others.
This yearâ€™s event is titled â€œTaking the monetization and content creation dialogue to the next levelâ€. For those of you that want to fly (or take a bus) to Nairobi to attend, and you must find a way to, you can register on the eventâ€™s website hereÂ www.mobileeastafrica.com. And donâ€™t be afraid to narrate a short-and-to-the-point sob story to All Amber so you get a discount for coming for such a far away land.
On Twitter, you can follow the conversation via this hash-tag: #MWE2012Â or follow @MWebAfricaÂ for more.
February 20, 2012