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State of the Mobile Net 2009
April 23rd, 2009 - Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill
Increasingly the Internet is going mobile - enabling wireless users with powerful handheld devices to access and contribute to rich applications that interact with the Internet in a uniquely untethered way. The rapid pace of these developments is exciting. Yet in order for the "Mobile Net" to speed toward its full innovative potential many challenges remain. The State of the Mobile Net Conference will illuminate how a vast ecosystem of technologies, content and applications come together to make the Internet more mobile. At the same time the conference will explore both the promise and challenges facing this nascent but exciting phenomenon.
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12:00 pm - Luncheon
Welcome, Introductions, Keynote
1:00 pm - General Session
What is the Mobile Net? Understanding the Mobile Net Ecosystem
Break Out Sessions
2:00 Breakout Session 1
Cloud Computing and Emerging Business Models in the Mobile Space
2:00 Breakout Session 2
Mobile Network Infrastructure Trends
Coffee Break / Exhibits
3:30 Breakout Session 3
Privacy on the Go
3:30 Breakout Session 4
Spectrum: Is the Lifeblood of the Mobile Net Running Dry?
4:30 Closing General Session
What Policy Framework Will Enable Innovation on the Mobile Net?
5:30 - 6:30 PM Mobile Networking Cocktail Reception in the Conference Exhibit Area
This is a widely attended event hosted by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee (ICAC), part of a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. The ICAC is a private sector organization comprised of public interest groups, trade associations, non-profits, and industry leaders. The diversity of ICAC membership ensures that all educational events and initiatives are fair and balanced forums for Internet-related discussion. The ICAC does not promote any particular policy position.