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Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2008 (schedule subject to change).

Check out other Web 2.0 Expo scheduling applications from the community on the wiki.

2002
8:30am Enterprise Mashups John Musser (ProgrammableWeb)
9:40am Taking Web 2.0 Offline and On the Desktop Ryan Stewart (Adobe Systems), Dion Almaer (Google)
1:30pm Making Email a Useful Web App Andy Denmark (TripIt)
2:40pm Web Site Psychology Gavin Bell (gavinbell.com)
2009
8:30am Community Building: Good, Bad, and Ugly Dawn Foster (The New Stack), Jeremiah Owyang (Forrester Research), Bob Duffy (Intel), Kellie Parker (PC World & Macworld)
9:40am Design Learnings from Viral Applications Jia Shen (RockYou)
10:50am Consumer 2.0: How Web 2.0 is Changing Moods, Metrics, & Monetization Rafe Needleman (CNET), Konrad Feldman (Quantcast), Erin Hunter (comScore, Inc.), Garrick Schmitt (Avenue A | Razorfish), Murtaza Hussain (Peanut Labs, Inc)
2:40pm Creating and Engaging Virtual World Communities Geoff Yang (Redpoint Ventures), Craig Sherman (Gaia Online), Reuben Steiger (Millions of Us), Daniel James (Three Rings)
2003
8:30am Comparing Social Platforms Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Dave Morin (Facebook), Allen Hurff (SoCal Incubator), Jessica Alter (Bebo), Patrick Chanezon (Docker), David Recordon (Facebook)
9:40am Building the Real-time Web Blaine Cook (Poetica)
10:50am Children of Flickr: Making the Massively Multiplayer Social Web Justin Hall (GameLayers), Rajat Paharia (Bunchball), Christopher Chapman (Areae), Gabe Zichermann (rmbr)
1:30pm The Dark Side of Ajax Jacob West (Fortify Software)
2:40pm Design Your API: Learnings from Twitter and Stamen Alex Payne (BankSimple), Michal Migurski (Stamen Design)
2006
8:30am Designing the RIA Experience (Adobe “Thermo”) Steven Heintz (Adobe Systems)
9:40am Polite, Pertinent, and... Pretty: Designing for the New-wave of Personal Informatics Matt Jones (Google Creative Lab), Tom Coates (Thington Inc.)
10:50am A Symfony Answer Dustin Whittle (Yahoo!)
1:30pm Copy as Interface Erika Hall (Mule Design)
2:40pm Global Design Trends Aaron Marcus (Aaron Marcus and Associates, Inc. (AM+A)), Jimmy Kim (Nexon), Erik Hersman (Ushahidi), Kelly Goto (gotomedia, LLC), Surya Vanka (Microsoft)
2022
8:30am The Changing Landscape of Affiliate Marketing: Bloggers, Social Media, & Online Merchants Marc Levin (CNN), Stephanie Agresta (Weber Shandwick), Cam Balzer (Threadless), Lisa Picarille (Revenue Magazine), Sam Harrelson (Sam Harrelson Consulting), Jeremy Wright (b5media, Inc.)
9:40am Creating a Coherent Social Strategy for Business Charlene Li (Altimeter Group), Josh Bernoff (Forrester Research)
1:30pm The Facebook Platform: Finding Success in the Facebook Economy Saar Gur (Charles River Ventures), Joyce Park (Renkoo), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), Matt Sanchez (Videoegg)
2:40pm Implementing an OpenSocial Container Lou Moore (hi5 Networks)
2010
8:30am Content Syndication with Case-Hardened Web Badges Kent Brewster (Yahoo!, Inc)
10:50am Failing Fast: Get Your App Out of the Lab and into the Arena Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile), Alan Lewis (eBay), Randy Rieland (Discovery Channel), Ryan Stewart (Adobe Systems), Scott Green (Google Inc. )
1:30pm Short Attention Span Theater: The Birth of Microblogging & Micromedia Gregarious Narain (LifeGrams), Jeremiah Owyang (Forrester Research), Brian Solis (Future Works and PR 2.0), Stowe Boyd (Microsyntax.org)
2:40pm Emerging Ad Exchanges: Bidding on Banners and Beyond James Beriker (Efficient Frontier)
2014
8:30am Increase the Probability of Entrepreneurial Success: Opportunity Computing Expands the Web as the Platform Jeffrey L. Garon (Etelos, Inc. ), Rene Bonvanie (Serena ), Polly Sumner (Salesforce.com), Ray Solnik (OpSource, Inc.)
9:40am Securing and Optimizing Web 2.0 Application Delivery Sanjay Uppah (Citrix Systems, Inc.)
10:50am Responsible Web Design Scott Fegette (Adobe Systems Inc.)
2:40pm OpenID, OAuth, Data Portability, and the Enterprise Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird), Danny Kolke (Etelos, Inc. ), David Recordon (Facebook), Artur Bergman (Fastly), Joseph Smarr (Google)
2016
8:30am Innovation Matters for the Next Generation Web Jim Gargan (IBM), Gregg McKnight (IBM Modular Systems Development)
9:40am Sticky Eyeballs: How UX Wins Market Share Dave Wolf (Cynergy)
1:30pm IBM: Web 2.0 Goes to Work Gina Poole (IBM Software Group), Rod Smith (IBM Emerging Internet Technologies )
7:30am Continental Breakfast
Room: 2nd Level Lobby
9:20am Session breaks
Room: 2nd Level Lobby
10:30am Session break
Room: 2nd Level Lobby
2:20pm Session break
Room: 2nd Level Lobby
4:00pm Afternoon Keynotes
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
Opening Welcome Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
4:10pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
O'Reilly Radar Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
4:30pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
A Conversation with Max Levchin Max Levchin (Slide), Charlene Li (Altimeter Group)
5:00pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
Get Mesh! Amit Mital (Microsoft)
5:10pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
Here Comes Everybody Clay Shirky (shirky.com)
5:35pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
What AIM Knows Edwin Aoki (AOL)
5:45pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
The Myths of Innovation Scott Berkun (Berkun Consulting)
5:55pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom - 3rd Level
What Tellme Knows Dariusz Paczuski (Tellme)
6:00pm After Hours Event
Room: Marriott
After Hours @ The Marriott San Francisco
2018
8:30am Building a Microsoft RIA from the Ground Up Rob Bagby (Microsoft)
9:40am Bringing Web 2.0 to Your Enterprise Dave Carter (Awareness, Inc.)
10:50am The Next Generation Web Experience for Self-help Clinton Dickey (Microsoft)
2:40pm Windows Live Platform: Take the Best of Windows Live and Make it Yours Angus Logan (Microsoft // Windows Live)
11:40am Lunch
Room: Expo Hall
7:00pm Event
Room: South Park, SF
South Park Crawl
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Fundamentals
Enterprise Mashups
John Musser (ProgrammableWeb)
What's your enterprise mashup strategy? As an IT manager you may soon be asked this question as mashups evolve from a consumer internet trend to a force in corporate IT. This session examines the trends, strategy, and tactics for enterprise mashups.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Fundamentals
Taking Web 2.0 Offline and On the Desktop
Ryan Stewart (Adobe Systems), Dion Almaer (Google)
This session will discuss technologies that can be leveraged for developing the next generation of RIAs that run across operating systems—in the browser and on the desktop, both on and offline.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Fundamentals
Adding “Where” to Mobile and Web Applications
Ryan Sarver (Twitter)
Location-aware web sites, applications, and devices can provide users with rich social connectivity, useful content, and more. This session is about the tools available to bring location to your web site or mobile applications.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Fundamentals
Making Email a Useful Web App
Andy Denmark (TripIt)
Over 90% of all internet communication happens via email; just about everyone lives and works in their inbox. Even when used in concert with calendars, to-do lists, databases, and content- and project management systems, email is still everyone’s de-facto productivity tool. For something that supposedly doesn’t work, email works extraordinarily well.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Fundamentals
Web Site Psychology
Gavin Bell (gavinbell.com)
Creating web sites is a process of understanding people. Site owners have something to offer and they want to help people to use the site to help themselves. Cognitive psychology has a lot to say about how we should be approaching web development from pace of change to exploration and interaction.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Marketing and Community
Community Building: Good, Bad, and Ugly
Dawn Foster (The New Stack), Jeremiah Owyang (Forrester Research), Bob Duffy (Intel), Kellie Parker (PC World & Macworld)
A great community requires considerable forethought, attention to technology, and a dose of know-how to manage the unruly.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Focus on Social Platforms
Design Learnings from Viral Applications
Jia Shen (RockYou)
Participants will learn best practices and hear case studies on how to design and distribute engaging viral applications on the social web.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Marketing and Community
Consumer 2.0: How Web 2.0 is Changing Moods, Metrics, & Monetization
Rafe Needleman (CNET), Konrad Feldman (Quantcast), Erin Hunter (comScore, Inc.), Garrick Schmitt (Avenue A | Razorfish), Murtaza Hussain (Peanut Labs, Inc)
Consumers are rapidly adopting new behaviors powered by Web 2.0 technologies. What can demographics, metrics, and market research tell us about users, usage, and monetization? Find out more from this panel of consumer research experts about changes in online user behavior and how it affects internet marketing techniques.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Marketing and Community
Best-kept Secrets to Search Engine Optimization Success: the Art and the Science
Stephan Spencer (The Art of SEO)
No SEO fundamentals here—take your SEO skillset to the next level. Get the "secret sauce" to rocketing past your competitors and learn stuff most agencies won't reveal.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Marketing and Community
Creating and Engaging Virtual World Communities
Geoff Yang (Redpoint Ventures), Craig Sherman (Gaia Online), Reuben Steiger (Millions of Us), Daniel James (Three Rings)
This panel explores the challenges of engaging Virtual World users by enabling dialogue, balancing programmed entertainment with user-generated content, and maintaining a sense of user ownership.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Focus on Social Platforms
Comparing Social Platforms
Justin Smith (InsideFacebook.com & Watercooler), Dave Morin (Facebook), Allen Hurff (SoCal Incubator), Jessica Alter (Bebo), Patrick Chanezon (Docker), David Recordon (Facebook)
More information coming soon
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Development
Building the Real-time Web
Blaine Cook (Poetica)
Real-time interaction is becoming a necessity on the ever-more dynamic Web. Jabber is a powerful established protocol and ideally suited to web application development. Whether you're an API developer or writing client apps, this session offers real experience and practical advice.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Design and User Experience
Children of Flickr: Making the Massively Multiplayer Social Web
Justin Hall (GameLayers), Rajat Paharia (Bunchball), Christopher Chapman (Areae), Gabe Zichermann (rmbr)
The presenters on this panel are each working to integrate video games into online life. Points, levels, distributed persistent social play: metrics for cooperation and competition borrowed from video games and woven into the web. Learn how video game mechanics can create social cohesion and promote participation in innovative web services.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Development
The Dark Side of Ajax
Jacob West (Fortify Software)
We will look at popular Ajax programming frameworks and how they can make or break the security of an application.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Development
Design Your API: Learnings from Twitter and Stamen
Alex Payne (BankSimple), Michal Migurski (Stamen Design)
Web 2.0 owes much of its success to APIs: protocols to create, distribute, update, and modify the valuable data that comprises the Web. Alex Payne and Michal Migurski will discuss the design of web service APIs from the dual perspectives of client and provider, outlining best practices and cautioning against worst cases.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Design and User Experience
Designing the RIA Experience (Adobe “Thermo”)
Steven Heintz (Adobe Systems)
A sneak peak at “Thermo” (code name), the new design tool from Adobe that will enable designer and developer collaboration throughout the process of creating engaging web applications.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Design and User Experience
Polite, Pertinent, and... Pretty: Designing for the New-wave of Personal Informatics
Matt Jones (Google Creative Lab), Tom Coates (Thington Inc.)
There's an explosion in "personal informatics:" services that surface information about you and your network to your advantage. Matt Jones will examine how great UX design can maximize the benefits to all.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Development
A Symfony Answer
Dustin Whittle (Yahoo!)
An exploration into how to work with open source frameworks to create a complete framework (PHP, JS, CSS) for the enterprise. The main focus will be on how Yahoo! redeveloped Y! Answers with symfony and Yahoo! User Interface libraries. Attendees will learn what worked and what didn’t when building a large Web 2.0 product from open source tools.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Design and User Experience
Copy as Interface
Erika Hall (Mule Design)
Effective language is essential to a usable, appealing, platform-independent interface.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Design and User Experience
Global Design Trends
Aaron Marcus (Aaron Marcus and Associates, Inc. (AM+A)), Jimmy Kim (Nexon), Erik Hersman (Ushahidi), Kelly Goto (gotomedia, LLC), Surya Vanka (Microsoft)
How do you make it easy to look bigger and more global than you are? How do you create a maintainable yet personal experience for users around the world? Hear about practices and the trade-offs multinational companies make to incorporate cultural diversity in user interface design.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Strategy and Business Models
The Changing Landscape of Affiliate Marketing: Bloggers, Social Media, & Online Merchants
Marc Levin (CNN), Stephanie Agresta (Weber Shandwick), Cam Balzer (Threadless), Lisa Picarille (Revenue Magazine), Sam Harrelson (Sam Harrelson Consulting), Jeremy Wright (b5media, Inc.)
Affiliate marketing is a proven way to monetize online content, and emerging publishers know it’s important to maximize relationships with merchants.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Strategy and Business Models
Creating a Coherent Social Strategy for Business
Charlene Li (Altimeter Group), Josh Bernoff (Forrester Research)
Lurching from one Web 2.0 technology to the next, with no plan or buy-in from senior executives? It's time to develop a social strategy that delivers business results. This session will lay out a framework that creates a social strategy based on meeting business objectives with real-world ROI.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Focus on Social Platforms
Data Portability, Privacy, and the Emergence of the Social Web
Joseph Smarr (Plaxo)
“Who you know” is a key ingredient of a large number of socially enabled services; yet users are increasingly frustrated at having to re-establish relationships on every new site they visit. We’ll describe the social landscape today, the technologies that are changing what’s possible, and where the Social Web is headed.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Focus on Social Platforms
The Facebook Platform: Finding Success in the Facebook Economy
Saar Gur (Charles River Ventures), Joyce Park (Renkoo), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), Matt Sanchez (Videoegg)
This panel will examine the Facebook economy and the larger issues around social networks as infrastructure. How big is the potential? Who has seen success? What lessons have been learned?
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Focus on Social Platforms
Implementing an OpenSocial Container
Lou Moore (hi5 Networks)
Building apps for Facebook and MySpace have become all the rage, but how can you get people to build apps for your site? Learn the ins and outs of implementing the OpenSocial API into your web site.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Development
Content Syndication with Case-Hardened Web Badges
Kent Brewster (Yahoo!, Inc)
During this session we'll walk you through the major challenges in creating secure interactive badges that can be included in your user's pages with a single line of JavaScript.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Marketing and Community
Strategic Domain Name Selection for Increasing Traffic and Conversion Rates
Jeremiah Johnston (Sedo)
Learn how you can build a portfolio of traffic-generating “Direct Navigation” domain names to drive additional traffic to your web site while simultaneously increasing conversion rates.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Strategy and Business Models
Failing Fast: Get Your App Out of the Lab and into the Arena
Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile), Alan Lewis (eBay), Randy Rieland (Discovery Channel), Ryan Stewart (Adobe Systems), Scott Green (Google Inc. )
As demand for innovative and custom software applications/solutions increases, so does the challenge for businesses to understand how an iterative development process should work, as well as how critical user testing and feedback is to the success and adoption of their product or service.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Strategy and Business Models
Short Attention Span Theater: The Birth of Microblogging & Micromedia
Gregarious Narain (LifeGrams), Jeremiah Owyang (Forrester Research), Brian Solis (Future Works and PR 2.0), Stowe Boyd (Microsyntax.org)
Over the past five years, blogging has gone from "fringe geeky media channel" to mainstream usage and acceptance. While blogging itself is now commonplace, other new forms of personal publishing and lightweight communication are emerging and exploding. Join us for a deep dive into personal publishing, microblogging, and micromedia.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Strategy and Business Models
Emerging Ad Exchanges: Bidding on Banners and Beyond
James Beriker (Efficient Frontier)
Join a discussion on how consolidation in the ad space, including Google’s purchase of DoubleClick, Yahoo!’s purchase of Right Media, and Microsoft’s purchases of aQuantive, impacts businesses.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Sponsored
Increase the Probability of Entrepreneurial Success: Opportunity Computing Expands the Web as the Platform
Jeffrey L. Garon (Etelos, Inc. ), Rene Bonvanie (Serena ), Polly Sumner (Salesforce.com), Ray Solnik (OpSource, Inc.)
Entrepreneurs from leading Web App companies will discuss the challenges and opportunities that the Web as a platform brings. Come learn from their experience and vision, and get answers to questions you have about the Web as a platform, like "How is Opportunity Computing expanding the Web as a platform, and how can I take advantage of it to increase my probability of success?"
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Sponsored
Securing and Optimizing Web 2.0 Application Delivery
Sanjay Uppah (Citrix Systems, Inc.)
Web 2.0 applications are business critical, often generating a major portion of the revenues for several companies. This talk will focus on web Application Delivery Controllers that can yield lightning fast response times, protect against application attacks, accommodate sudden traffic spikes and optimize the infrastructure to support
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Sponsored
Responsible Web Design
Scott Fegette (Adobe Systems Inc.)
It’s not enough to be a strong visual designer these days- web design has increasingly become a more technical discipline. In this session, we’ll explore the current standards and best practices for web design, along with a sneak peek at how the upcoming release of Adobe Dreamweaver will address some of these growing concerns facing today’s web professionals.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Sponsored
Mashing Up: Taking Enterprise Mashups to the Next Level
Vince Casarez (Oracle)
To increase the power of enterprise mashups, IT and business users need to expand the scope and include the intellect captured by popular Web 2.0 technologies. This session uncovers how social enterprise mashups can enable valuable on-the-fly information exchanges and develop new ideas to create competitive advantage.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Sponsored
OpenID, OAuth, Data Portability, and the Enterprise
Marshall Kirkpatrick (Little Bird), Danny Kolke (Etelos, Inc. ), David Recordon (Facebook), Artur Bergman (Fastly), Joseph Smarr (Google)
The debate over identity, data and authentication is gaining ground in the social networking world. The more difficult discussion regarding enterprises and Web 2.0 has yet to start. Businesses realize that they must protect the data of their company, employees and customers.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Sponsored
Innovation Matters for the Next Generation Web
Jim Gargan (IBM), Gregg McKnight (IBM Modular Systems Development)
An introduction to the newest infrastructure innovation from IBM for the Web 2.0 build out environment. Solving the challenges of dense environments through optimized power and cooling technologies which reduce the cost to acquire and operate a massive scale out data center.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Sponsored
Sticky Eyeballs: How UX Wins Market Share
Dave Wolf (Cynergy)
You have the next great idea. Now it’s time to build it. Great ideas don’t sell themselves. How do you create passionate users? With rich, interactive, and sticky User Experiences that engage your users and keep them. Join us to see incredible User Experiences designed for both startups and market leaders and learn how incredible experiences have won markets.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Sponsored
Web 2.0 in a Virtualized World: Building an Architecture for Growth
Lori Mac Vittie (F5 Networks)
Web 2.0 is all about community, sharing, and personalized experience—all of which have the potential to drive your applications to grow quickly to meet the demands of the users. In this session, we will examine some of the application delivery principles that you can use to build an architecture that can scale and grow as your application demands increase.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Sponsored
IBM: Web 2.0 Goes to Work
Gina Poole (IBM Software Group), Rod Smith (IBM Emerging Internet Technologies )
Web 2.0 is changing the way companies think, work, and run their businesses. From mashups to social networking, these new tools and principles can help improve employee effectiveness, solve business problems, and change the model for smart, social business interactions. Hear what IBM is doing internally, and how they’re helping organizations realize the value of Web 2.0 in the enterprise.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Sponsored
Web 2.0 Killed the Moleskine Star: How Web Apps are Transforming the Entire Country
Taewoo Danny Kim (Springnote)
What happens when you have faster-than-DSL ubiquitous wireless access to the Web and millions of device-savvy consumers? In this session, we'll take a look at Springnote, an online notebook application by Openmaru, and examine how web apps are transforming all our activities at schools, work, and in our daily lives.
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Continental Breakfast
9:20am-9:40am (20m)
Break: Session breaks
10:30am-10:50am (20m)
Break: Session break
2:20pm-2:40pm (20m)
Break: Session break
4:00pm-4:10pm (10m) Keynote
Opening Welcome
Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Welcome
4:10pm-4:30pm (20m) Keynote
O'Reilly Radar
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
More information coming soon
4:30pm-5:00pm (30m) Keynote
A Conversation with Max Levchin
Max Levchin (Slide), Charlene Li (Altimeter Group)
Conversation
5:00pm-5:10pm (10m) Keynote
Get Mesh!
Amit Mital (Microsoft)
Keynote
5:10pm-5:35pm (25m) Keynote
Here Comes Everybody
Clay Shirky (shirky.com)
Conversation
5:35pm-5:45pm (10m) Keynote
What AIM Knows
Edwin Aoki (AOL)
Keynote
5:45pm-5:55pm (10m) Keynote
The Myths of Innovation
Scott Berkun (Berkun Consulting)
Hype and tall tales dominate our knowledge of innovation history, and without awareness of the truth, we are set up to fail as innovators. This fun, fast paced, opinion provoking keynote, based on the recent bestselling book The Myths of Innovation (O'Reilly 2007), will dissect the deepest mythologies in tech invention to reveal truths everyone can use in their own work.
5:55pm-6:00pm (5m) Keynote
What Tellme Knows
Dariusz Paczuski (Tellme)
Keynote
6:00pm-12:00am (6h) Event
After Hours @ The Marriott San Francisco
Not sure where to go to hook up with friends and colleagues after show hours? Good chance you’ll find people at the Marriott Hotel, just down the street from Moscone West.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Sponsored
Building a Microsoft RIA from the Ground Up
Rob Bagby (Microsoft)
Come learn how to take advantage of the next generation of Microsoft’s web-centric technologies to develop tomorrow’s applications today. In this demo-driven session, you will learn how the Entity Framework allows you to expose an application-centric view of your data.
9:40am-10:30am (50m) Sponsored
Bringing Web 2.0 to Your Enterprise
Dave Carter (Awareness, Inc.)
What do you need to consider in order to bring “Web 2.0 technology” and more importantly “Web 2.0 thinking” into your Enterprise? This session with Dave Carter, CTO and Founder of Awareness, Inc., will explore how to learn from Web 2.0 homeruns such as FaceBook, Digg, and LinkedIn.
10:50am-11:40am (50m) Sponsored
The Next Generation Web Experience for Self-help
Clinton Dickey (Microsoft)
A discussion on the emerging importance of self-help components on the web, and how Microsoft's Automated Service Agents can provide a new paradigm in customer care and how people find the information they need.
1:30pm-2:20pm (50m) Sponsored
From Access to Interaction and Integrated Experiences: Unleashing the Power of Mobility to the Internet
David Rivas (Nokia)
With the evolution to Web 2.0, mobile has advanced from limited access and mobile-specific technologies into a rich platform for interacting with web-based content and services. Bringing internet services to mobile adds value beyond what can be delivered in a desktop environment: access to services is no longer tied to any physical location, time, or particular device.
2:40pm-3:30pm (50m) Sponsored
Windows Live Platform: Take the Best of Windows Live and Make it Yours
Angus Logan (Microsoft // Windows Live)
Are you a web developer interested in attracting 400M+ engaged users with over 30 billion relationships? Need to access over four billion photos? Ever wanted to include instant messaging experiences in your site, or easily add video streaming? How about mapping? We’ve only started.
11:40am-1:30pm (1h 50m)
Break: Lunch
7:00pm-10:00pm (3h) Event
South Park Crawl
On the evening of the first day of the full conference, local Web 2.0 companies and sponsors hosting from popular South Park restaurants will open their doors to conference attendees for the biggest and best party of the year. Attendees will arrive with a map of the participating venues and a mission to eat, drink and network.