Mobile SIG: Social Media and Mobile, Open Discusison



  • Thursday February 3, 2011      6:30 PM                       Palo Alto, California

    Greetings SDForum Mobile group members and guests:

    Topic:  Social Media – Exploration;  past, present and future

    1)  Presentation: from Conga, Inc.
    2)  White Board Session:  A moderated think-tank style interactive brainstorm (speaker and audience participation)

    PRE MEETING PRESENTATION NOTE:  :Protecting the company’s legal rights, contract positioning, creating future templates, Intellectual property…
    (Apple Inc, filed 500+ patents in year 2010)  The SDForum SIG chairs have taken an extra measure to include this pre meeting presentation from a patent centric law firm in California.

    PART ONE:  Presentation:
    Conga, Inc.  A next-generation social network optimized for shared, real-world experiences
    Conga; presently under the radar, created by silicon valley vets, building a social network platform for long term API integration growth, consumer and professional conscious policies, leveraging technologies with consumer opt-In choices, etc…

    PART TWO:  Moderated, outlined, white board discussion
    This interactive discussion will creating a mindmap document for audience take away of the evening’s thoughts.  (bring your USB memory drive).  The physical room offers all the tools for a great discussion.  

    Sample of Social Media brainstorm discussion points:  
    1) Short: past present future analysis
    2) Analyze a real company job description title: social media strategist
    3) Policies & security, personal, national, international
    4) Technologies; suite of services to integrate (LBS, metadata, video, payments, nano etc.)
    5) Device OS, browser, cloud computing influences
    6) Business and revenue models


    Nokia Research Center

    955 Page Mill Road

    Palo Alto, CA 94304

    (650) 496-4400


    $20 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    No registration required


    Any comments or requests, please contact:

    Joe Jasin
    Peter Lam

    SIG Website:

    Noteworthy Events and Resources:

    --  Apps Go Global conference
    February 2-3, 2011
    Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
    'New markets await apps developers who know how to enter international markets and how to localize their products to meet the needs of customers overseas. Apps go Global is a new 2 day event designed to provide strategic and tactical advice for apps developers to achieve success in global markets.




    6:30pm Arrival and network
    7:10pm Adeli & Tollen, LLP | IP protection, licensing contracts, eCommerce
    7:20pm Social Media Part I: Conga company presentation and demo
    7:50pm Drink break
    7:55pm Social Media Part II: White Board - Interactive Brainstorm Discussion
    8:45pm open…
    9:00pm adjourn