Schedule: Sponsored sessions

Location: Pacific Heights Level:
Ross Mayfield (SlideShare, Inc.)
Web 2.0 holds the promise of dramatically increasing business productivity and stimulating greater innovation. Today business organizations shape society more than any other outside force, and social software has demonstrated the ability to create a sweeping change throughout organizational cultures. Read more.
Location: Pacific Heights Level:
Paul Parker-Johnson (Juniper Networks)
Web applications continue their phenomenal transformation. What was once a simple http: update is now a fully collaborative, rich media experience. Under the covers, the challenge of assuring a flawless user experience now places huge demands on the network. Read more.
Location: Presidio Level:
Ori Amiga (Microsoft)
Take a deep dive into Microsoft’s latest offering for developers – the Live Framework and Mesh Services. It’s not just the Web anymore. It’s a world of connected digital devices. Learn how to use Live Services and program for any device, platform, runtime, and in any programming language. Read more.
Location: Marina Level:
Rod Smith (IBM Emerging Internet Technologies ), Guido Jouret (Cisco Systems, Inc)
Mashups and live video have each seen phenomenal growth in the enterprise. Together, mashups and live video are a powerful combination for creating customized business applications ranging from telepresence to video surveillance. Read more.
Location: Pacific Heights Level:
Frank Addante (Rubicon Project), Curt Hecht (VivaKi Nerve Center ), David Jakubowski (Specific Media), Joanne Bradford (Yahoo! Inc.)
For years we’ve been talking about advertising budgets from televisions, newspapers, and radio moving to the web. But are they? Now that the economy has slowed down people are saying online advertising will grow because it’s more accountable? Do advertisers and their agencies actually think this way? Read more.
Location: Presidio Level:
Adrian Ludwig (Adobe Systems), Cathy Brooks (Seesmic), Johann Romefort (Seesmic), Carnet Williams (Sprout), Clive Goodinson (Pixton Comics Inc)
From video and audio, to animation and RIA, the Flash Platform powers the most compelling user experiences on the web. With 99% reach and a consistent programming model, Flash also provides one of the fastest ways to bring a new web application to market. Read more.
Location: Marina Level:
Chris Kibarian (FindLaw), Iain Thomson (, Penny Herscher (FirstRain, Inc.), David Marks (Loomia), Fabio Rosati (Elance Inc.), James Powell (President and CTO ), Shenly Glenn (University of California, San Francisco)
On this panel, professional service leaders from the Legal, Scientific and Financial worlds will debate the challenges faced by their industries in fully leveraging the power of Web 2.0 technology and the often stark wall of doubt Web 2.0 mania runs into when it slams into the stolid reality of conservative, established industries. Read more.

Co-produced By:

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  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • IBM
  • IDA Ireland
  • Juniper Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Accenture
  • Searchme
  • Socialtext
  • Microsoft
  • Mohr Davidow Ventures
  • New Enterprise Associates
  • Omidyar Network
  • Panorama Capital
  • Silicon Alley Insider
  • Topix
  • Wired

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