Call for Papers – moosecon, 6. - 8. March 2013, Hannover

moosecon – the new Mobile Operating Systems Conference at CeBIT
March 6 – 8, 2013

Call for Papers
Submission deadline: February 3rd, 2013

Apps and frameworks for Android, Iphone, Blackberry, Windows Phone 8, firefox OS and others and the related new and increasingly dynamic business models: they evolve within ecosystems - consisting of developers, hardware manufacturers, network operators and multiplicators – which are themselves subject to permanent evolution. As part of CeBIT 2013, the players from this ecosystems come together for a three-day conference. A closed area is meant to serve intensive work and communication between registered attendees, while an open conference area is also accessible for trade fair visitors which want to inform themselves about trends and perspectives of the mobile platforms and applications market.

moosecon calls on all players in the mobile ecosystems – Android, Apple, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Firefox, Tizen and newcomers – to present their projects, concepts and ideas in Hannover. This call for papers is aimed at

  • in the first place: developers (freelance and hired)
  • companies developing software (apps, tools, frameworks etc.)
  • research institutions with Android relevant activities
  • operators of mobile networks
  • providers of network-based value-added services
  • manufacturers of hardware and components (phones, mini notebooks, tablets, automotive solutions, photo frames etc.)
  • companies, organisations (e. g. NGOs) and individuals using information/communication technology with Android
  • companies utilizing Android in the services and products they sell – from ad agencies to car manufacturers

If you belong to one of those groups you are cordially invited to submit a talk proposal (or a number of proposals). An independent program committee assesses the submissions and selects the actual conference talks. There is no guarantee, however, that a submission will be put onto the conference agenda.
The program committee is looking forward to receiving proposals from the following subject areas:

Working as a mobile developer - for example:
•    Techniques, methods, concepts
•    Best Practice: support in developers’ everyday work
•    Cross Development
•    Making money with in the mobility markets
•    Marketing in B2B and B2C

Mobility beyond smartphones and tablets – for example:
•    Home Automation
•    Machine-to-Machine
•    Automotive solutions
•    Individual hardware and ROMs
•    Game consoles

Mobile Development for the business (B2B) – for example:
•    Working as a developer in big companies
•    Roll-out of mobile solutions
•    Gamification as a means to increase efficiency
•    Mobile payment
•    Apps fort he area of publishing and media
•    Security, secure devices

Mobile Development for consumers (B2C) – for example:
•    New hardware
•    Use cases for new kinds of devices
•    Communication
•    Infotainment

Technology trends – for example:   
•    New technological developments (bleeding edge)
•    New frameworks
•    New sensors
•    New audio and video technology
•    Sensors
•    Accessories
•    Smart TV
•    Handsets

Platform-specific talks – for example:
•    Future versions (Android 4.x/5.0, iOS 6, Windows Phone 8 etc.)
•    APIs
•    Hardware architectures
•    Market environment(s)

Please submit your proposals at
Deadline is February 3rd, 2013

The program committee picks the most interesting talk proposals and informs the selected submitters.
Selected submitters are requested to hand in their slide deck until February 23, 2013. Necessary updates can be made after this date.

Check list for submissions

  • Abstract comprehensive, but still brief and understandable? - An abstract of not more than 1500 characters in length should not leave open questions and should pique curiosity for the talk.
  • Expertise? – In case you submit a technical talk: Does it offer a higher level of expertise than general and widely published information for developers?
  • Innovation? – In case you present an app, framework, etc.: Is the presented technology innovative in the sense that it provides features which have not yet been available under Android?
  • Language: moosecon is an international conference. For that reason, we highly recommend to submit abstracts and slides in English and prepare an English-language talk. Exceptions will of course be accepted after prior consultation. – Please note: A talk will be announced in the program table in the language of its presentation.

Any questions? Turn to Heinrich Seeger,; (Subject: CfP moosecon)