Mobile Horizons Istanbul 2013 Program

“Mobile will be the universal platform and the remote control for everything we do in our lives!”
Andrew Bud, Chairman of Mobile Entertainment Forum and CEO iProov

Below is the full program for Mobile Horizons Istanbul
(as of June 2, subject to modification).

Arrival & Registration

VIP Lunch
An elegant lunch on the shores of the Bosphorus,
and a good time to meet your fellow attendees.

Start of Conference
Welcome Remarks
Ferhan Cook, Curator, Mobile Horizons Istanbul

PART 1: VISION: What’s coming? What’s exciting?

Session 1
Mobile’s Big Evolution
Mobile’s big evolution from a personal communications device to a universal platform for connectivity.

Andrew Bud, Chairman, MEF & CEO, iProov
[see on Slideshare]

Session 2
World 5.0 – The Tsunami of Total Connectivity

Dietmar Dahmen, Innovation Consultant, TED Speaker, Austria
[see on Slideshare]

Session 3
Connected Life: Wearable Technologies, The Quantified Self, New interfaces, what’s next?

Patrice Slupowski, VP of Innovation, France Telecom-Orange, France
[see on Slideshare]

Session 4
The Impact of Internet of Things

Rafi Haladjian, CEO,, France
[see on Slideshare]

Session 5
Demo session
• Human-machine interfaces
• Augmented Reality & Brands [see on Slideshare]

Networking Coffee Break

PART 2: ACTION: How do we monetize mobile today?

Session 6
Special Focus: The Retail, Commerce & Payments Revolution
Will the combination of mobile driven payments, couponing, loyalty, social networking and augmented reality kill existing retail, or create a new explosion in commerce?

Jim Cook, Co-founder,, UK & Turkey
[see on Slideshare]
The Retail Revolution in Turkey
How mobile disrupts the old processes when running consumer businesses today. Demos and case studies of groundbreaking new applications.

Kerem Sözügeçer, Founder & CTO, Shopamani, Turkey
Atilla Gümüş, Chief Innovation Officer, MUDO, Turkey
[see on Slideshare]

Mobile Payments
Which Alternative Payment methods will win?

Deniz Güven, SVP Delivery Channels, Garanti Bank, Turkey
[see on Slideshare]

Banking Disruption
Are mobile operators the new banks of the future?

Yaroslav Smirnov, Head of Mobile Internet MTS, Russia
[see on Slideshare]

Session 7
State of the Mobile Industry in Turkey –
New Trends, New Models
• What are the Smart phone growth figures, Application usage and downloads, Consumer trends?
• What new technology features will we see in the next year? Handsets? Sensors?
• Promising new market sectors and new applications?
• Who will win the OS wars: Firefox, Android, iOS, or any new players?
• Entrepreneurship: What will fuel startup innovation?
• What are the trends for M to M and M-Health?, What will the M to M ecosystem look like and who will make the most money?
• What is the immediate opportunity for M-Education?

Çiçek İcan, General Manager, Nokia, Turkey [see on Slideshare]
Barış Ruacan, General Manager, Qualcomm, Turkey
Semih İncedayı, General Manager, Turkcell Technology, Turkey
Orhan Göksal, M-Health Project Board Member, Acibadem, Turkey

Session 8
The Next Movement: How Access Models Are
Changing Music and Media Worldwide
Will Page, Director of Economics, Spotify, UK

End of Conference


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