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Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Kelly Stewart
415.947.6236
kstewart@techweb.com

Media Sponsor Opportunities

Matthew Balthazor
(949) 223-3628
mbalthazor@techweb.com
Deadline for requests: July 1

Speaker / Program Ideas

Have a suggestion for a speaker or topic at Web 2.0 Expo New York? Send an email to: ny-idea@web2expo.com

Press/Media Inquiries

Maureen Jennings
(707) 827-7083
maureen@oreilly.com
or
Natalia Wodecki
415-947-6762
NWodecki@techweb.com

Contact Us

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Birds of a Feather Networking Sessions

Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions provide face to face exposure to those interested in the same projects and concepts. BoFs can be organized for individual projects or broader topics, but they are entirely up to you. We post your topic online and onsite and provide the space and time. You provide the engaging topic.

7:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom B-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Cyprien Noel
XSTM replicates your business objects directly from the server to your browser. Il allows you to write your in-browser GWT aplication as if it was running server side. Read more.
7:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Mark Scrimshire
Join in the HealthCamp discussion on the future of the HealthCare industry as it is set to be transformed through Social Networks, Open Standards and Web 2.0 technologies. Read more.
7:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery A - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: John Boyd
MeetingWave.com founder John Boyd will describe how to coordinate the activities of a new startup in which the companies' management and its developers live and work in different cities and different time zones. Read more.
7:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom C-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Maumi Cannell Chatterton
Sit down with people who are interested in exploring the possibilities for Higher Education and the World of Web 2.0 including Social Networks, Open Source, and all the possibilities. Read more.
7:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom A-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Serge Liscourarnec
After exploring on "Serge the Concierge" the 'Consumed to Thrifty' thread, I thought it could be useful to see how this applies to picking which conferences are worth attending, what their value proposition is. Have you felt at times like your time and money would have been better used taking a vacation instead? Which event? When? Where? Read more.
8:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom C-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Jeremy Hitchcock
Web 2.0 companies face a unique challenge when developing their infrastructure. To build or to buy? To scale or to wait? This session will discuss best practices for growing your network quickly, solidly, and at a responsible cost to your company. Read more.
8:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom B-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Tom Daly
As more and more companies turn to cloud servers for their infrastructure needs, the management of those servers becomes much more complicated. What was once housed in web farms, physically monitored and managed by internal IT staff, now exists on a global scale. This session looks at the tools companies can use to manage their cloud, balance traffic, and monitor and protect their infrastructure. Read more.
8:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery A - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: John Boyd
Not everybody who founds a startup has a strong Internet background. Take Digg's founder for example. Read more.
8:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom A-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: David Teten
How can VCs best use Web 2.0 technologies (broadly defined) to attract relevant investment opportunities? How can they screen, due diligence and close the deal with companies that fit their investing parameters? Read more.
8:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Murat Aktihanoglu
Location-based social networks are all the rage with many startups vying to connect the masses on the go. This BOF will be the place to analyze the landscape and identify opportunities and try to predict what the near future holds. Read more.
9:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom B-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Aaron Mittman
so you've created a cool product and you expect sales to come to you, but industry veteran with +10 yrs internet start-up experience prepared to discuss ideas that can jumpstart sales and create/drive productive, scalable sales teams Read more.
9:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom A-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: David Teten
How can lawyers, consultants, and other professional services providers use Web 2.0 technologies (broadly defined) to accelerate their sales? Some issues to discuss: blogging as brand-building, CRM systesm, tracking your clients' digital trails, etc. Read more.
9:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery A - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Rajeev Kutty
Rajeev Kutty of Keynote Systems will explore new ways of testing Web application performance and tips on how to implement them. Read more.
9:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom C-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Razlan Mustapha
5 of Malaysia's IT companies are invading the Web 2.0 expo on a mission to learn and showcase their talents to the world. They are a part of a delegation specially hand-picked by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) of Malaysia. Come share the experience of what these 5 companies went through in setting up their business in Malaysia. Read more.
9:00pm Wednesday, 09/17/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Brady Forest
Examine the architecture of a Facebook application that scales to over a million users and supports 4000+ read requests and 2000+ write requests every second. Read more.
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom C-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Angelo Rajadurai
With the increase in complexity of the deployment stack, the ability to accurately observe the productions systems reduces. How do we debug performance issues in production. The development/deployment cycle is shrinking. The cost of simulating production problems in the labs is prohibitive and so we need to debug problems at the point of occurrence. This BOF will discuss some ideas. Read more.
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery A - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Jonathan Sarno, Festival Travel Channel
This seminar will examine the history of travel sites and application on the internet, from the very early booking sites, the referrals sites, the guidebook sites, the introduction of Web. 2.0 and mobile and the future. Panelist include: TripAdvisor - executive TBA, TripIt - CEO, Gregg Brockway, president and co-founder, Travelistic, CEO and founder- Nicholas Butterworth Read more.
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom A-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Cassandra Clark, Heidi Dailey, Jennifer Winger
According to “Trends in Adopting Web 2.0 for the Enterprise in 2007,” released by Awareness (via FASTforward), 96% of enterprise companies surveyed found that the Web 2.0 technologies they used were successful. Sun Microsystems, and Sun Developer Network, count themselves in that 96%. Do you? Join the discussion around social media strategies and their place in developer communities. Read more.
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Sam Michel
Come and meet 21 of the UK’s leading digital companies who are coming to Web 2.0 Expo. Although there’s no Piers Morgan, there will be an opportunity to network with some of the most innovative digital companies in the UK - (see http://digital-mission.org/nyc08-companies for full details). Plus, if you’re interested in expanding to the UK or EU, discover more about the local market. Read more.
7:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom B-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Amy Cham
As a followup to our Thursday morning session on theming practices, the Tree House team would like to continue the conversation in an open discussion. Read more.
8:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom A-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Asyraf Abdul Rahman
Web 2.0 has transformed the way many businesses operate today. The adoption of social and collaborative web by government agencies, however, is yet to be seen. This session aims to explore the possibilities of applying Web 2.0 technologies for the government. Read more.
8:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery B - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Allan Spale
Twitter is a growing phenomenon for sharing information with others. But what if you could use a Twitter bot to store and retrieve data not only from your own data collection but also data of others. Twitterbase is a Twitter bot that connects to Kaleidoscope, a semantic database for structured and unstructured data. Everyone is welcome from novices to experts in semantic web technologies. Read more.
8:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Gallery A - Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Hannah Walker
A session for Web 2.0 aficionados and content idea holders to come together to explore the possibility of creating new interactive multi-media content. Read more.
8:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom B-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Nicolas Toper
Because of spam, sending email has become incredibly complicated. Ensuring that your email is accepted and goes into your user inbox is called deliverability. It is crucial to the life of any company, especially web companies.This BoF session aims to present ways of improving your email deliverability. Read more.
8:00pm Thursday, 09/18/2008
Topic: BoF
Location: Boardroom C-Hudson Hotel
Moderated by: Daryn Barney
The importance of strong security cannot be overvalued for any successful business. A security breach can result in significant financial loss, irreparable damage to reputation or worse. Information security should therefore be of the utmost concern when developing computer applications that handle, process, or store consumer information. Read more.