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By Hans Hartman

This year’s Mobile Photo Connect, the premier conference for the mobile imaging ecosystem, is shaping up to be our most exciting yet. Here’s an update on our fifth annual edition:

When:
We’re expanding to a day and a half: October 24 (afternoon + evening reception) and October 25 (all day program)

Where:
Golden Gate Club Presidio, San Francisco

Who attends:
Mobile Photo Connect hosts a broad range of potential partners and industry thought leaders, including photo & video app developers, mobile device vendors, cloud storage providers, software companies, photo print providers, and camera manufacturers. 74% of last year’s attendees were at director levels of decision making and above. Click here for a breakdown by company size and job titles, as well as a sample of companies that attended last year.

Who will speak:
Initial panelists and fireside chat speakers are: (for their LinkedIn bios and frequent updates, click here)
Andy Kelm, Managing Director, Palmarés Advisors
Chaim Pikarski, Co-founder & CEO, C+A Global
Chris Bourdon, CEO, Upthere
Elodie Mailliet Storm, John S. Knight Journalism Fellow in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Stanford University
Fionn Concannon, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Kite
Geraldine Le Meur, Co-Founder & General Partner, The Refiners
Haje Jan Kamps, Writer, TechCrunch
Itai Tsiddon, Co-Founder, Lightricks
Jackie Dove, Writer and Editor, Tech blogs
Jim Dolce, VP Technology and Strategic Business Development, Fujifilm
Josh Weisberg, Group Program Manager, Computational Photography, Microsoft Research, Microsoft
Ramzi Rizk, Co-Founder & CTO, EyeEm

What will be discussed:
Topics include:
• Augmented Reality – Getting your business from Here to There
• Innovations in subscription-based photo app monetization models
• Effective influencer brand marketing strategies on Instagram
• Untapped mobile photo monetization options through innovative photo print services
• Leveraging AI in next-generation photo apps and services
• Photo/video storage products and services: Where’s the money, and how to pry it loose

Who is sponsoring:
Confirmed Gold sponsors to date:
Fujifilm
Kite
Upthere
Zink

Confirmed Silver sponsors to date:
ADS
di support
RPI

Confirmed Media sponsors to date:
American Photography’s Pro Photo Daily
DIReporter
International Photographic Council
Kaptur
MediaPost
Pen Weekly
PIV
The Imaging Alliance

Why register now:
Register by June 30 and get the red carpet treatment as an Early Bird VIP and benefit from the extra exposure and networking benefits, including placement on our VIP Connect with Me page and an exclusive VIP attendee networking breakfast! Have an app to demo? Note that the first 10 Show & Tell demo slots are reserved for Early Bird VIP attendee and early sponsors. Click here for more info.

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