Vancouver's First Annual iPhone Forum Kicks Off

by Victoria Revay

I'm in a sea of iPhones as I am attending the first annual Vancouver iPhone Forum–sponsored by Bell and organized by BCIT, the CBC and New Media BC– at BCIT's Downtown Campus. Greg Julian Bell and Jonathan Carrigan from the CBC gave the opening keynote about the importance of the conference. Carrigan explained that although the conference is about the iPhone, it's really about learning to leverage the opportunities that an interconnected world creates. How can businesses use mobile technology to help them?

The coolest thing? This event is attempting to make a Guiness Book of World Records. All iPhone users at the conference were asked to go to U Are The Star 2009 and download their app and take a photo. At the end of the day, a mosaic of all the photos taken will be displayed, hopefully creating the largest mosaic photo taken on the iPhone at a conference. Looking forward to Bruce Dagge's keynote starting now and the rest of the day's activities.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Digital Media and Wireless Association of BC – is a member-supported, non-profit organization, based in Vancouver, BC Canada. DigiBC’s mission is to promote, support and accelerate the growth, competitiveness and sustainability of BC's digital media and wireless industry. It serves the needs and represents the interests of more than 400 member companies, making it one of the largest... more

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Victoria Revay

Victoria Revay

Like many, freelance journalist, Victoria Revay is ambitious and adventurous by nature.  Since leaving television news, Victoria has worked for, she has been published in Western Living Magazine, Blackbook Magazine’s Jet Set Travel Guide, Western Living Condo and, and she’s hosted an online entertainment show. She recently returned from her travels, blogging across... more

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