Program
Friday, September 24


8:30
Registration opens

9:15
Welcome remarks

9:20 - 10:00
Smartphone Games - View from the Top
Curious about what life is like for some of the top smartphone games developers? Join us for our opening panel and hear leaders in their space share their views on what it takes to succeed.

Chris Williams
Director, Mobile and Console
Playfirst
Brian Morrisroe
Chief Creative Officer & Co-founder
Booyah
Jason Oberfest
VP, Social Applications
ngmoco:)
@joberfest
Tim Chang

Andrew Stein
Product Line Director for Mobile
PopCap

Tim Chang (Moderator)
Principal
Norwest Venture Partners
@timechange

10:00 - 10:30
Smartphone Games Trends by the Numbers
Looking for interesting data, facts, and figures about the state of the smartphone games industry? We'll offer an in-depth picture of the industry by the numbers.

 
Peter Farago
Vice President of Marketing
Flurry
@flurrymobile
   

10:30 - 10:40
Single-Click Checkout on Android
Sneak peek! Be the first to view Billing Revolution's soon-to-be-released single-click credit card checkout on Android.

Sponsored by:

Billing Revolution
 
Andy Kleitsch
Founder
Billing Revolution
   

10:30
Break

11:00 - 11:40
The Changing Face of Distribution - Living with Apple
Does Apple's announcement of Game Center mean the end for 3rd party social networks and distribution platform? How can platform providers navigate the changing landscape of distribution? Our panel of experts will share their views on this important area.

Volker Hirsch
Chief Strategy Officer
Scoreloop
@vhirsch

Jason Citron
CEO & Founder
Aurora Feint
@jasoncitron

 

Si Shen
Co-founder & CEO
PapayaMobile
@sishen

charleshudson

Tracy Chan
Senior Product Manager
ngmoco:)
@tracypchan

Charles Hudson (Moderator)
Host, Smartphone Games Summit
Consultant, WebMediaBrands
Managing Partner and Founder, CH3 Media Holdings LLC
@chudson

11:40 - 12:20
Multiplatform Smartphone Games
Thinking about building games for the iPhone and Android? Wondering about what it takes to succeed? We've assembled a strong lineup of folks with hands-on experience - take advantage of this opportunity to learn from their wisdom.

Jim Greer Stewart Putney David Helgason
Jim Greer
CEO
Kongregate
@jimgreer
Stewart Putney
Founder and CEO
Moblyng
David Helgason
CEO & Co-founder
Unity Technologies
@davidhelgason
Peter Vesterbacka
Mighty Eagle
Rovio Mobile Ltd.
@pvesterbacka
Jill Ford (Moderator)
Motorola

12:20
Lunch

1:20 - 2:00
Indie Developers - Living Among Giants
The list of top applications is increasingly dominated by a smaller number of large developers. How can smaller independent developers carve out a profitable, viable niche for themselves? How should smaller independent developers adjust their plans and strategies to compete with the largest players in the space? Our panel of leading experts will explore these important questions and share their thoughts on what the future holds.

Charles Ju
CEO
PlayMesh
@charlesju
Michael Chow
COO
Newtoy
@newtoy
Julian Farrior
CEO & Founder
Backflip Studios
@backflipstudios
Dave Castelnuovo
Founder
Bolt Creative
Dean Takahashi (Moderator)
Writer
VentureBeat
@deantak
 

2:00 - 2:40
International Perspectives on Smartphone Games
The smartphone games business is becoming increasingly international. Our panel of industry experts will share their views on what's working around the globe and how you can apply their insights to your business. 

David 'DC' Collier
CEO
Pikkle
Akira Abe
Head of Business Development
mixi, Inc.
Noby Ota
Head of Business Development
DeNA Global
   
Raj Singh (Moderator)
Co-founder
YumYum Labs
@mobileraj
 

2:40
Break

3:10 - 3:40
Integrating Branded Content into Smartphone Games
Looking to get started building games for the iPad? Come hear a great talk about what it takes to build a great iPad application.

 
Andrew Lacy
Senior VP and Head of Studio Operations
Disney Mobile, Tapulous, Inc.
@andrewlacy
   

3:40 - 4:20
Monetizing Smartphone Games
Monetization is an important topic for any developer looking to profit from a hit game. Join us for an exciting conversation from some of the top monetization solutions in the world of mobile games.

Deng-Kai Chen
Senior Product Manager
Tapjoy
Ron Hirson
SVP of Marketing & Business Development
BOKU, Inc.
@hirson
Hill Ferguson
VP of Product Management & Marketing
Zong
@hillferguson
Michael Chang charleshudson
Michael Chang
Founder and CEO
Greystripe
Aunkur Arya
Mobile Partnerships
Google
@aunkurarya
Charles Hudson (Moderator)
Host, Smartphone Games Summit
Consultant, WebMediaBrands
Managing Partner and Founder, CH3 Media Holdings LLC
@chudson

4:20
Closing Remarks: Reception to follow (cash bar)