Web 2.0 Summit 2009 Schedule

Below is the preliminary schedule for Web 2.0 Summit. Keep checking back to this page. We'll be confirming more sessions, speakers, and events and adding them to this schedule in the near future.

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Metropolitan Ballroom
Add Bing: What’s Happening. to your personal schedule
8:30am Sponsored Session
Bing: What’s Happening. Stefan Weitz (Microsoft)
Add Intelligence for All of Us:  SAP® BusinessObjects™ Explorer to your personal schedule
9:45am Sponsored Session
Intelligence for All of Us: SAP® BusinessObjects™ Explorer Marge Breya (SAP AG)
Add A Conversation with Qi Lu to your personal schedule
11:15am Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
A Conversation with Qi Lu Qi Lu (Microsoft Online Services Division), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Add A Conversation with Aneesh Chopra to your personal schedule
11:45am Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
A Conversation with Aneesh Chopra Aneesh Chopra (The Advisory Board Company), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Add HOB: Changing the Energy Equation to your personal schedule
12:15pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
HOB: Changing the Energy Equation Shane Robison (HP)
Add HOB: The Infrastructure of Facebook to your personal schedule
12:30pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
HOB: The Infrastructure of Facebook Mike Schroepfer (Facebook)
Add HOB: Scaling Humans and Social Nets to Answer Questions to your personal schedule
12:40pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
HOB: Scaling Humans and Social Nets to Answer Questions Max Ventilla (Aardvark)
Add A Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg to your personal schedule
2:15pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
A Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.)
Add Discussion: Whither Journalism? to your personal schedule
2:45pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
Discussion: Whither Journalism? John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Marissa Mayer (Google), Eric Hippeau (The Huffington Post), Robert Thomson (The Wall Street Journal), Martin Nisenholtz (The New York Times Company)
Add Discussion: The Future of Content to your personal schedule
3:25pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
Discussion: The Future of Content Richard Rosenblatt (Demand Media Inc. ), Dan Rosensweig (Guitar Hero), Peter Guber (Mandalay Entertainment)
Add Surprise Speaker to your personal schedule
3:55pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
Surprise Speaker
Add A Conversation with Owen Van Natta to your personal schedule
4:10pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
A Conversation with Owen Van Natta Owen Van Natta (MySpace)
Add HOB: A Vision for Digital Art in San Francisco: The Launch of GAFFTA to your personal schedule
5:00pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
HOB: A Vision for Digital Art in San Francisco: The Launch of GAFFTA Aaron Koblin (Gray Area Foundation for the Arts)
Add HOB: When Can We Scale in The Mobile Web? to your personal schedule
5:10pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
HOB: When Can We Scale in The Mobile Web? Mary McDowell (Nokia)
Add Discussion: Humans As Sensors to your personal schedule
5:20pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
Discussion: Humans As Sensors Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Markus Tripp (Mobilizy), Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech), Sharon Biggar (Social Point), Di-Ann Eisnor (Platial)
Add A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban, Introduced by Richard Rosenblatt to your personal schedule
5:50pm Plenary
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom
A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban, Introduced by Richard Rosenblatt Richard Rosenblatt (Demand Media Inc. ), Brooke Burke (Modern Mom), Mark Cuban (HDNet, Landmark Theaters, Magnolia Pictures, Dallas Mavericks, FilesAnywhere, Radical Buy)
Franciscan Room
Add Enabling Cloud Computing Today to your personal schedule
9:45am Sponsored Session
Enabling Cloud Computing Today Michael Banic (Juniper Networks)
9:30am Coffee Break
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom Foyer
10:45am Coffee Break
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom Foyer
4:30pm Afternoon Break
Room: Metropolitan Ballroom Foyer
7:30am Breakfast - Sponsored by Yahoo!
Room: Lobby Level
12:50pm Lunch - Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
Room: Lobby Level
Add Microsoft Bing Party to your personal schedule
9:00pm Bing Party
Room: Ruby Skye
Microsoft Bing Party
Add Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Comcast to your personal schedule
6:15pm Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Comcast
Room: Outside Courtyard
Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Comcast
8:30am-9:30am (1h) Sponsored
Bing: What’s Happening.
Stefan Weitz (Microsoft)
Wondering what’s going on with the world’s first decision engine? In this session we’ll show some of the recent features you may not know about in Bing that help overcome search overload and focus on helping people make faster, more informed decisions. If you want to be in the know about how Bing is moving the search experience forward, this session (along with Q&A) is for you.
9:45am-10:45am (1h) Sponsored
Intelligence for All of Us: SAP® BusinessObjects™ Explorer
Marge Breya (SAP AG)
Join Marge Breya, SAP EVP and GM, to see how next generation business intelligence provides the fierce weapon for the data driven executive needed to deal with the lack of visibility in the current economic situation.
11:15am-11:45am (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Qi Lu
Qi Lu (Microsoft Online Services Division), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
TBD
11:45am-12:15pm (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Chopra (The Advisory Board Company), Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
TBD
12:15pm-12:30pm (15m) High Order Bit
HOB: Changing the Energy Equation
Shane Robison (HP)
TBD
12:30pm-12:40pm (10m) High Order Bit
HOB: The Infrastructure of Facebook
Mike Schroepfer (Facebook)
TBD
12:40pm-12:50pm (10m) High Order Bit
HOB: Scaling Humans and Social Nets to Answer Questions
Max Ventilla (Aardvark)
TBD
2:15pm-2:45pm (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.)
TBD
2:45pm-3:25pm (40m) Discussion
Discussion: Whither Journalism?
John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Marissa Mayer (Google), Eric Hippeau (The Huffington Post), Robert Thomson (The Wall Street Journal), Martin Nisenholtz (The New York Times Company)
TBD
3:25pm-3:55pm (30m) Discussion
Discussion: The Future of Content
Richard Rosenblatt (Demand Media Inc. ), Dan Rosensweig (Guitar Hero), Peter Guber (Mandalay Entertainment)
TBD
3:55pm-4:10pm (15m) High Order Bit
Surprise Speaker
TBD
4:10pm-4:30pm (20m) Conversation
A Conversation with Owen Van Natta
Owen Van Natta (MySpace)
TBD
5:00pm-5:10pm (10m) High Order Bit
HOB: A Vision for Digital Art in San Francisco: The Launch of GAFFTA
Aaron Koblin (Gray Area Foundation for the Arts)
TBD
5:10pm-5:20pm (10m) High Order Bit
HOB: When Can We Scale in The Mobile Web?
Mary McDowell (Nokia)
TBD
5:20pm-5:50pm (30m) Discussion
Discussion: Humans As Sensors
Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Markus Tripp (Mobilizy), Deborah Estrin (Cornell NYC Tech), Sharon Biggar (Social Point), Di-Ann Eisnor (Platial)
Moderated by Brady Forrest, O'Reilly Radar
5:50pm-6:20pm (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Brooke Burke and Mark Cuban, Introduced by Richard Rosenblatt
Richard Rosenblatt (Demand Media Inc. ), Brooke Burke (Modern Mom), Mark Cuban (HDNet, Landmark Theaters, Magnolia Pictures, Dallas Mavericks, FilesAnywhere, Radical Buy)
TBD
8:30am-9:30am (1h) Sponsored
Ovi and Social Location - Bringing People Closer to Who and What Matter to Them
Michael Halbherr (Nokia)
In this session, Michael Halbherr from Nokia Services will give an inspirational presentation about how Nokia helps to bring the real world and the Web closer to each other. Michael will share the very latest developments for Ovi Maps, including a clear call to action for developers, publishers, carriers and other partners.
9:45am-10:45am (1h) Sponsored
Enabling Cloud Computing Today
Michael Banic (Juniper Networks)
This session will offer a pragmatic approach to prepare your data center for cloud computing and the delivery of shared services over the network to your customers. By following a three-phased approach of simplifying, securing and sharing your data center, you will enable the implementation and delivery of services over the network with a new economy of scale.
9:30am-9:45am (15m)
Break: Coffee Break
10:45am-11:15am (30m)
Break: Coffee Break
4:30pm-5:00pm (30m)
Break: Afternoon Break
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Breakfast - Sponsored by Yahoo!
12:50pm-2:15pm (1h 25m)
Break: Lunch - Sponsored by Thomson Reuters
9:00pm-2:00am (5h) Event
Microsoft Bing Party
Microsoft Bing invites you to attend an exclusive party at San Francisco’s famed venue, Ruby Skye.
6:15pm-7:30pm (1h 15m)
Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Comcast
After the main stage goes dark for the day, keep the conversation going at this reception, sponsored by Comcast.
O'Reilly Media Logo techweb.com
  • SAP
  • Juniper Networks
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Ovi by Nokia
  • Intel
  • MySpace.com
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • mental images
  • Answers.com
  • Atigeo
  • Unity Media Group
  • Omidyar Network
  • The Business Insider
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Mashable
  • Nextgov
  • Topix.net
  • VentureBeat

Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Web 2.0 Summit. Call Rob Koziura at (415) 947-6111 or email rkoziura@techweb.com.

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