Robots and Pencils to Host Inaugural Super Mobile Con in Calgary on May 14

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Calgary-based startup Robots and Pencils, together with Rogers and Norton Rose, are hosting the first annual Super Mobile Con.

Super Mobile Con is a "must-see" half-day mobile conference for Alberta’s business leaders, early adopters and creative professionals. The event is a and is a unique opportunity for participants to share, network, and discuss mobile strategy, according to the Canadian startup. It aims to combine business leaders with the engineers and artists behind mobile apps, Robots and Pencils says.

The keynote speaker is Jouari Santiago, head of entertainment products at Shaw Communications. Other speakers include Darren Hailes from WestJet, Perry Coultrup of Digital TransCanada, and Dan Haight from Dark Horse Analytics.

“As more organizations transition to using mobile apps to improve efficiency, help their employees with job functions, and reach customers, it is imperative that key decision makers within our local corporations learn about the power of this new technology," says  Doug Junor, chief business officer at Robots and Pencils. "We created Super Mobile Con to help showcase some of the successful local mobile adopters and to provide an opportunity for the greater business community to learn how to harness this tool within their organization."

This inaugural event takes place at Hotel Arts in Calgary on May 14 from 12pm to 6pm. Tickets are $60.

Robots and Pencils
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

At Robots and Pencils, we love to make things for the iPhone, Web and Desktop. Making things is where it all begins in on our little company but not where it all ends. We also rent our brains, teach courses and angle invest. It may seem like a lot for a 2-person husband-and-wife team but we’re inspired by 37signals philosophy of doing more with less. Robots and Pencils was founded by Michael and Camille Sikorsky.... more

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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more

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