SOURCE: Asia America MultiTechnology Association

Asia America MultiTechnology Association

May 19, 2011 16:35 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Technology in Your Hand: The Connected Consumer and Mobile Technology Trends in the U.S. and Asia

Experts Predict Internet Access via Mobile Devices to Exceed PC Connectivity

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) -

When:
Thursday, May 26, 2011
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Where:
Google
Olympus Mons Tech Talk, Building CL4
1400 Crittenden Lane, Mountain View, 94043

What:
Consumer Technology Conference: What are the hot investments and where are we headed?

Panelists:
Mamoun Abu-Samaha - CTO, Wireless and Mobility, Hewlett-Packard
Dave Blakely - Head of Technology Strategy, IDEO
Scott Bonham - Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Mark Gauger - Chief Development Officer, Frog Design
Joe Golden - General Partner, China Broadband Capital
Jameson Hsu - CEO and Founder, Mochi Media
Chris Kay - Managing Director, Head of Growth Ventures, Citi
Rob Trice - Sr. Managing Director, SK Telecom Ventures

Why:
The explosive adoption of smartphones, tablets, eReaders, and other internet-enabled devices makes it easy for consumers to always be "connected." In fact, experts predict that in the next few years, the number of mobile internet users will surpass the number of users accessing the internet through PCs. And software options abound to meet consumer demand for mobile communication, information, and other services. What are the implications of this increasing connectivity? What are the "hot" areas to watch in hardware, software, and investments? What can we expect to see in the rest of 2011, and beyond?

Registration:
AAMA Connect 2011: Consumer Technology Conference

Fees:
$35 for members, $50 for non-members, student members $20.

SPONSORS:
Google
Morgan Lewis
Robert Half International
SVB Financial Group

ABOUT ASIA AMERICA MULTITECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (AAMA)

Founded in 1979, the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), formerly known as Asian American Manufacturers Association, is Silicon Valley's largest and most established non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the bridge between Silicon Valley and the Asia high-tech community. The organization has chapters in California, Beijing and Shanghai and holds local events that promote business relationships and the cross-fertilization of ideas and best-of-breed collaboration.

With a network of 10,000+ from over 2,000 companies AAMA's membership roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, including the Internet, wireless, telecommunications, multimedia, semiconductor, software, hardware, electronics and bio-tech industries, as well as the financial and professional services industries that are integral to high-tech development. Through its diverse programs ranging from monthly Speakers Series to the annual Connect Conference, AAMA provides a forum in which members can network, exchange ideas and share resources.

Contact Information

  • US Media Contact:
    Heidi Groshelle
    Groshelle Communications for AAMA
    415.307.1380
    heidi@groshelle.com