Mobile Monday Detroit Reviews Connected Technologies in 2016, Previews 2017

In its’ annual year-end wrap-up, Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan reviews the impact of Connected Tech in 2016 and attempts to forecast 2017

MobileMondayMichigan-LogoDETROIT, MI – As has been the case since 2007, Year 2016 has been another innovation-filled, exciting year of advances related to the use of connected technologies – in almost every industry – globally, nationwide and here in Michigan! And 2017 is shaping up to be another ground-breaking year!

As they have for the last several years, Mobile Monday Detroit will again hold its’ Year-end Wrap-up event “Connected Tech Year in Review & Focus on the Future” on Monday, December 12th at 6:00 p.m. at RIIS in Troy. As it is every year, the format for this event is modified to be much more interactive; audience members are highly encouraged to participate in the conversation that will be led by Mobile Monday Detroit organizers, Randy Nunez of Ford Motor Company and Glenn Everitt of Compuware.

The discussion will review Mobile Monday Detroit events from 2016, as well as highlighting key connected technology innovations and issues that occurred during the year in Michigan and elsewhere, while looking at what we can expect moving forward into 2017. The audience is asked to bring their thoughts, perspectives, opinions and questions as the Mobile Monday Detroit team and audience together reflect on past events to understand the future impact they will have on connected technologies – and all the industries that use them!

Specific topics to be included in the discussion include, but are not limited to:

  • Apple vs. FBI: San Bernardino
  • Pokemon Go and Augmented Reality
  • New Connected / Autonomous Vehicle Laws in Michigan
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issues
  • Google’s New Facility in Novi
  • 5G
  • Virtual Reality
  • Wearable Computing
  • Internet of Things

The event is free to attend but advance reservations via Meetup ARE REQUIRED in order to attend; make your reservation at Refreshments will be served courtesy of our host and sponsor, RIIS. Free parking is available onsite.

Mobile Monday Detroit is sponsored by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and RIIS.



About Mobile Monday Michigan:

Mobile Monday Michigan, a subsidiary of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, is a mobile/wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000 members state-wide.

About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.
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