MobileCON™ October 16 -18, 2013 Keynotes and Events

Oct 15, 2013, 09:00 ET from CTIA-The Wireless Association

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MobileCON™ 2013 features high-level speakers in the mobile IT community during keynote and thought leadership sessions on a variety of topics including cybersecurity, privacy, app and device management. Furloughed government employees may attend for free as long as they show their valid government ID. Registration begins October 16 at 8 a.m. PDT.   


WHEN:  The events and educational sessions listed are for MobileCON™ 2013, October 16 – 18.

WHAT:  Attendees may attend partner programs in the convention center on Day One, October 16, including the Innovation Through Mobile Engagement panel from 9 a.m.11 a.m. PDT, and moderated by 24Notion CEO and Founder and Girls in Tech Chief Innovation Officer Ivo Lukas.

Day one keynote remarks are 2 p.m.3:30 p.m. PDT and will be streamed live

CTIA Chairman and Verizon Wireless President and CEO Dan Mead will lead a Mobile Commerce panel with representatives from American Express, Isis and Jamba Juice.

Following the keynote, the exhibit floor opens with a reception from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PDT.

Day Two, Thursday, October 17, starts off with keynote session from 9:30 a.m.11 a.m. PDT and streamed live:  

  • Bask Iyer, CIO & SVP of Technology & Business Operations, Juniper Networks
  • Ram Varadarajan, SVP & GM of New Business Innovation, CA Technologies
  • Christy Wyatt, President & CEO, Good Technology

Following the keynote session, the Cybersecurity Summit, part of more than 40 Thought Leadership Sessions on the exhibit floor, kicks off with a plenary keynote, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. PDT on stage one, with:  

  • Eric Litt, CIO of Global Connected Consumer, General Motors
  • Nils Puhlmann, Co-founder, Cloud Security Alliance
  • Marcus Sachs, VP of National Security, Verizon
  • Adam Sedgewick, Senior IT Policy Advisor, NIST
  • Nico Sell, Co-founder, Wickr
  • David Turetsky, Bureau Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC

The final day of MobileCON, Friday, October 18, starts with a keynote roundtable, 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m. PDT, featuring the CIOs from Dowling Aaron Inc., Freeman and San Jose and moderated by TechRepublic Global Editor in Chief Jason Hiner. The CIO panel will be streamed live.

WHERE:  San Jose Convention Center, 150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA. MobileCON™ 2013 coverage website:

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