Nokia has announced a one-of-its-kind event – The Nokia App Summit 2012 that will be held in Karachi to showcase its latest better, faster and smarter offerings along with a line-up of relevant app content developed by Pakistani developers that adds up to a mobility experience par excellence.
The event will feature a unique mix of stalwarts from the local mobile and app developer communities, corporate sector and social development sector of Pakistan.
The event will be held on July 16th and 17th, 2012 at Karachi Marriott Hotel and is being organized in collaboration with P@SHA, djuice, CIO Pakistan, The Express Tribune, Apna Karachi FM-107 and Brandsynario.
The Nokia App Summit 2012 will comprise a conference, a developers’ workshop and an app exhibition; aiming to familiarize participants and visitors with Nokia’s latest offerings. The Conference will feature speaker sessions of leading protagonists from Pakistan’s technological, social and corporate sectors followed by panel discussions which will shed light upon the involvement of mobile technology in the fields of healthcare, education, advertising and app monetization.
The panel discussions shall create awareness about the future of mobile technology in Pakistan and channelize local talent to explore new business opportunities. Similarly, the Developers’ Workshop will be offered to app developers and students from Pakistan to train them to develop apps for the touch devices – Asha series launched recently by Nokia.
The App Exhibition shall promote local app content amongst visitors and give them an opportunity to discover the incredible local content available on the Nokia Store.
Speaking about the announcement, Rabia Nizami, Business Development Manager, DX, Nokia Near East said, “Pakistan is a hub of talent in the field of technology and Nokia views this repertoire of aptitude as a significant opportunity which can prove pivotal for the development of Pakistan’s mobile technology infrastructure in the future. The Nokia App Summit 2012 is the first step towards showcasing how exciting the future is likely to be for Nokia consumers as well as Pakistan’s app developer community.”
Limited seats are available for participation in Conference and can be availed by registering through the event secretariat. Developers’ Workshop is now closed for registration. Furthermore, no registration is required for participating in the App Exhibition; exhibition will be held on both days of the event from 2:00pm to 8:00pm, parallel to other event proceedings.