Schedule overview for 03/04/2008

San Diego Ballroom B
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Welcome
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Announcements, AppNite Award Winners
9:10am Keynote
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Technical Overview: MySpace Developer Platform (MDP) Jim Benedetto (MySpace)
9:40am Keynote
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Google & OpenSocial: Let's Get This Shindig Started David Glazer (Google)
10:15am AM Break
10:30am Session
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Social Application Development 101: Elements of Style Jia Shen (RockYou), R. Tyler Ballance (Slide.com)
11:00am Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Introduction to OpenSocial Apps & Containers Patrick Chanezon (Docker), Chris Schalk (Google), Kevin Marks (Proud To Pay), Lou Moore (hi5 Networks)
11:30am Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Social Games for Social Platforms: Unleashing Viral Fun :) Jeremy Liew (Lightspeed Venture Patners), Mark Pincus (Zynga), Shervin Pishevar (Social Gaming Network), Michael Lazerow (Buddy Media), John Hwang (Tripmonger)
12:15pm Lunch
1:15pm Session
The Big Picture: Facebook App Stats & Trends, An O'Reilly Update Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media)
1:30pm Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Designing Viral Apps: Engineering the Viral Loop Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Andrew Chen (Futuristic Play), Blake Commagere (Mogad.com), David Gentzel (SocialMedia), Jia Shen (RockYou)
2:15pm Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Driving Fanatic User Engagement & Addictive Retention Nick ONeill (Social Times), Mike Sego (Gaia Online), Keith Schacht (42 Friends LLC), Tim O'Shaughnessy (Hungry Machine), Zach Allia (Free Gifts)
3:00pm PM Break
3:30pm Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Advertising & Monetization: Turning Apps into Dollars Jim Scheinman (Charles River Ventures), Seth Goldstein (stickybits), Scott Rafer (Lookery), Troy Young (VideoEgg), Murtaza Hussain (Peanut Labs, Inc)
4:15pm Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
Getting Funded, Selling Out: Pipe Dreams or Big Bucks? Eric Eldon (VentureBeat), Jeff Clavier (Softtech VC), Jason Beckerman (Teach The People, Dank Apps), Lee Lorenzen (Altura Ventures)
8:00pm Plenary
Room: San Diego Ballroom B
TBC
8:30pm ETech After Hours Party (hosted and sponsored by Walt Disney Internet Group)
ETech After Hours Party (hosted and sponsored by Walt Disney Internet Group)
8:00am-9:00am (1h)
Break: Breakfast
9:00am-9:10am (10m) Keynote
Announcements, AppNite Award Winners
9:10am-9:40am (30m) Keynote
Technical Overview: MySpace Developer Platform (MDP)
Jim Benedetto (MySpace)
9:40am-10:10am (30m) Keynote
Google & OpenSocial: Let's Get This Shindig Started
David Glazer (Google)
10:15am-10:30am (15m)
Break: AM Break
10:30am-11:00am (30m) General
Social Application Development 101: Elements of Style
Jia Shen (RockYou), R. Tyler Ballance (Slide.com)
11:00am-11:30am (30m) General
Introduction to OpenSocial Apps & Containers
Patrick Chanezon (Docker), Chris Schalk (Google), Kevin Marks (Proud To Pay), Lou Moore (hi5 Networks)
11:30am-12:15pm (45m) General
Social Games for Social Platforms: Unleashing Viral Fun :)
Jeremy Liew (Lightspeed Venture Patners), Mark Pincus (Zynga), Shervin Pishevar (Social Gaming Network), Michael Lazerow (Buddy Media), John Hwang (Tripmonger)
12:15pm-1:15pm (1h)
Break: Lunch
1:15pm-1:30pm (15m) General
The Big Picture: Facebook App Stats & Trends, An O'Reilly Update
Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media)
1:30pm-2:15pm (45m) General
Designing Viral Apps: Engineering the Viral Loop
Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Andrew Chen (Futuristic Play), Blake Commagere (Mogad.com), David Gentzel (SocialMedia), Jia Shen (RockYou)
2:15pm-3:00pm (45m) General
Driving Fanatic User Engagement & Addictive Retention
Nick ONeill (Social Times), Mike Sego (Gaia Online), Keith Schacht (42 Friends LLC), Tim O'Shaughnessy (Hungry Machine), Zach Allia (Free Gifts)
3:00pm-3:30pm (30m)
Break: PM Break
3:30pm-4:15pm (45m) General
Advertising & Monetization: Turning Apps into Dollars
Jim Scheinman (Charles River Ventures), Seth Goldstein (stickybits), Scott Rafer (Lookery), Troy Young (VideoEgg), Murtaza Hussain (Peanut Labs, Inc)
4:15pm-5:00pm (45m) General
Getting Funded, Selling Out: Pipe Dreams or Big Bucks?
Eric Eldon (VentureBeat), Jeff Clavier (Softtech VC), Jason Beckerman (Teach The People, Dank Apps), Lee Lorenzen (Altura Ventures)
8:00pm-8:30pm (30m)
Plenary
To be confirmed
8:30pm-12:00am (3h 30m) Event
ETech After Hours Party (hosted and sponsored by Walt Disney Internet Group)
Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

  • Yahoo! Inc.

Gold Sponsors

  • CollegeNET
  • Friendster
  • Google
  • introNetworks
  • Podclass.com
  • RockYou
  • Userplane

AppNite Sponsors

  • Charles River Venture
  • Facebook
  • SocialMedia

Premier Media Partner

  • BNet