TMCnet Feature
July 25, 2011

RIM's Christopher Smith Added to Premier Keynote Lineup at DevCon5

Norwalk, CT, July 25, 2011 TMC (News - Alert) and Crossfire Media today announced that Christopher Smith, senior director for the BlackBerry Development Platform at Research In Motion (RIM), will deliver a keynote address at the DevCon5 Conference, on Wednesday, July 27 at 9:30AM.

DevCon5 focuses on HTML5 and how to use standard web technology to enhance the user experience online.  The DevCon5 conference content focuses on HTML5 topics, including; user experience design and security, building new business models for the Mobile Web, browser compatibility with HTML5 and more.

In his keynote address, Smith will share his thoughts on the rise of the mobile web and the role HTML5 is playing in driving cross-platform apps beyond traditional web experiences. He will also touch on the future evolution to hybrid apps and the continuum of mobile web and mobile app experiences.

As senior director of Research and Development for the BlackBerry (News - Alert) Development Platform at RIM, Smith runs the team of developers and engineers responsible for the BlackBerry Development Platform portfolio - including Developer Tools, Java Platform, Web Platform and partner solutions, such as SAP, IBM, Lotus, Facebook (News - Alert), TicketMaster and others. 

Chris is a very experienced and lively speaker with keynote appearances at major events such as the Mobile World Congress, Wharton Business Technology Conference, and The Developer Conference.

Registration for DevCon 5 is now open.  Exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities are available, and interested parties should contact Joe Fabiano.  Members of the media can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR. 

About Crossfire Media:

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

About TMC:

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.  TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines.  TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event., which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4G Wireless Evolution; Smart Grid Summit; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial; VIPeering; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop, DevCon5: The HTML5 Development Conference; CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more.  Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.


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TMC Contact:
Todd Keefe (News - Alert)
For immediate Release PR
617-262-1968 x 101

Edited by Jennifer Russell
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