the mobile montage

a collection of scattered thoughts on mobile technology and related topics…


I enjoy attending and speaking at conferences. Here are a number of recent conferences I’ve spoke at, as well as conferences I will be presenting at in the future.

  • “Bee Informed Hive Scale Program”.  Heartland Apiculture Society Conference.  July 10, 2015, Albion College, Albion, MI.  Download slides.
  • “Selling Honey Online”. Heartland Apiculture Society Conference, June 10 ,2015, Albion College, Albion, MI. Download slides.
  • “Harvesting and Handling Honey for Sideline and Hobby Beekeepers”. Heartland Apiculture Society Conference, Thursday, June 9 ,2015, Albion College, Albion, MI. Download slides.
  • “Adventures in Mobile Health”. Mobile Monday Grand Rapids panelist. March 9, 2015, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • “Nationwide Hive Scale Web Portal”. 2015 Annual Bee Informed Partnership Annual Conference. January 6, 2015. Anaheim, CA.
  • “Best Practices in Industry Sponsored Computer Science Capstone Courses”. 2014 Consortium for Computing Sciences in College Midwest Conference. September 19, 2014.
  • “A Digital Hive Scale Web Portal”. 2014 Annual Bee Informed Partnership Annual Conference. January 7, 2014. San Antonio, TX.
  • “What Every IT Manager Should Know About Mobile Apps”.  2nd Annual Grand Rapids IT Symposium.  June 19, 2013. Grand Rapids, MI.  Download slides
  • “Mobile Gamification”. Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference.   April 29, 2013. Grand Rapids, MI.  Download slides.
  • “Hive Monitoring at GVSU”. 2013 Annual Spring Conference of the Michigan Beekeeper’s Association. March 7, 2013 East Lansing, MI.  (co-presented with my colleague Prof Anne Marie Fauvel). Download slides.
  • “Shop Social: The Adventures of a Barcode Scanning Application in the Wild”. 4th International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services. Seattle, WA. October 2012.
  • “Extending The Reach of Your Android Apps.” 2012 Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s “Mobile Moves Michigan Developer Conference. July 2012, Detroit, MI.
  • “What does 4G mean to me?” Panelist.  Mobile Monday Grand Rapids. July 11, 2011. Grand Rapids, MI.
  • “DIY Mobile Campus Applications”. 2010 MERIT Member Conference. May 26-27. 2010. Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • “Tutorial: Developing Android Applications”. Consortium for Computer Science in Colleges Midwest Conference. September 2010. Franklin, IN. (co-presented with my colleague Dr. Hans Dulimarta).
  • “Enabling seamless mobility: an enablers, experiences and tools perspective.” ACM SIGPLAN/SIGBED Conference on Languages, Compilers, and Tools for Embedded Systems. June 2008. San Diego, CA.
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    Jonathan Engelsma

    Jonathan Engelsma is a computer scientist, programmer, teacher, mobile technology enthusiast, inventor, beekeeper and life long learner. He is currently a Professor in GVSU's School of Computing, where he leads the GVSU Mobile Applications and Services Laboratory.

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