Mobile Solutions and Best Practices for the Enterprise on Display on Keynote Stage, Exhibit Floor and Educational Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010, professionals from across the enterprise spectrum, along with wireless insiders, will experience the continued innovation of the mobile industry and see products and services from 200 exhibitors. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS takes place October 6 – 8, 2010 at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Partner events begin October 5.
"The wireless industry leads the way in increasing productivity for the enterprise," said Robert Mesirow, CTIA vice president and show director. "New devices, such as tablets, and inventive mobile applications are revolutionizing how we do business. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS will feature keynotes, educational sessions and exhibits that will provide attendees with real-world examples of the power of mobile business and the best practices that will impact their bottom line."
On Wednesday, October 6, beginning at 9:30 am PDT, the keynote stage will spotlight mobile commerce applications, smart energy strategies and transformative new network capabilities. John Chen, Chairman and CEO of Sybase, An SAP Company; Dr. Kristina Johnson, under secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy; and Lowell McAdam, incoming president and COO of Verizon Communications will deliver keynote addresses on the opening day of the show.
On Thursday, October 7, at 9:30 am PDT, Bob Evans, senior vice president and director of the "Global CIO" business unit for InformationWeek, will moderate a keynote roundtable of CIOs including: John Dick, senior vice president and CIO at Western Union; Jackie Woods, systems manager at UPS; and Rusty Yeager, vice president and deputy CIO at HealthSouth. Panelists will discuss the benefits of deploying wireless in the enterprise, including real-life case studies and an overview of lessons learned.
On Friday, October 8, at 9:30 am PDT, John Stankey, president and CEO of AT&T Business Solutions will share the carrier perspective on the mobile enterprise; and Derrick Kuzak, group vice president for global product development at Ford Motor Company will talk about the connected car and the latest developments in SYNC technology.
Representing the fastest-growing segments in wireless, 200 companies will be exhibiting their products and services on the CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS show floor. Exhibit hours are: Wednesday, October 6, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm; Thursday, October 7, 10:30 am – 5:00 pm; and Friday, October 8, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm.
The exhibit hall will feature eight technology pavilions: Launch Pad; M2M Zone; mCommerce; Mobile Cloud Computing; Telecom Council Innovation Showcase; Wireless Dealer Expo; and Wireless Health. A complete list of exhibitors can be found at: http://www.ctiaenterpriseandapps.com/exhibit/index.cfm/exhibitor-list.
CTIA 2010 Hot for the Holidays Awards
CTIA will unveil the winners of its annual Hot for the Holidays awards competition at a ceremony on Thursday, October 7 at 2:00 pm on the Innovations Stage, located in the Level 2 Lobby of the convention center. The hottest gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season will be honored with awards in 10 categories. Competition entrants will be showcased onsite in San Francisco, where attendees will vote via text message for "Hottest in Show." Online voting to determine the "Hottest Web Pick" is now open at www.ctiashow.com/awards.
This year's event will feature seven conference tracks running October 6-7: Mobile Applications; Mobile Enterprise; Mobile Money; Mobile Retail; Location-Based Services; Mobile Health; and State and Federal Public Policy. The complete CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS educational program, speakers and daily schedule can be viewed at: http://www.ctiaenterpriseandapps.com/info/index.cfm/ctia-educational-sessions.
In addition, the show will host a range of partner events beginning on Tuesday, October 5. Attendees will participate in interactive sessions discussing the wireless industry's fastest-growing segments, including tablet publishing, app development, mCommerce, cloud computing and location-based services. For a complete list of partner events, visit: http://www.ctiaenterpriseandapps.com/info/index.cfm/partner-events.
CTIA Show App
Using the free CTIA show app developed by Boopsie, attendees will be able to access the latest event schedule; search, map and contact exhibitors; connect with other attendees; create a personal event calendar; read breaking show news; and more. The CTIA show app is compatible with any Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Java, Symbian or Windows Mobile device and may be downloaded from www.ctiamobileapp.com.
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On-site registration begins Tuesday, October 5 at 8:00 am.
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CTIA shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2010 takes place at Moscone Center West in San Francisco, October 6-8. International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, March 22-24. Visit www.ctiashow.com.
CTIA–The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and produces the industry's leading tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C. Visit www.ctia.org.
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