Web 2.0 Summit 2011 Onsite Information

Attending O'Reilly Web 2.0 Summit? Below are important details about checking in and planning your time at the event.

Conference Location

The Palace Hotel San Francisco
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Web 2.0 Summit will take place October 17-19, in the following locations:

  • Registration: Regency Foyer
  • Speaker Lounge: Gold Room
  • Plenaries: Grand Ballroom
  • Sponsored Sessions: Seacliff, Pacific Heights, Presidio, and Marina rooms, 2nd Level
  • Sponsor Gallery: Garden Court
  • Lunch: Garden Court
  • VIP Meeting Room: Grant

Registration / Check-In Hours

Stop by Web 2.0 Summit Registration in the Regency Foyer to pick up your badge and other materials.

  • Monday: 9:00am - 8:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Speaker Lounge Hours

If you are speaking at Web 2.0 Summit, please check-in and pick up your badge at the Speaker Lounge, located in Regency A (Street Level).

  • Monday: 11:00am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Innovation Gallery

Visit the inaugural Web 2.0 Summit Innovation Gallery, underwritten by Intel Corporation. Curated by John Battelle, the Gallery will feature an exciting group of startups, playing host to displays and demos of young, disruptive technologies attractive to the digital elite.

Innovation Gallery Hours:

Monday, October 17:

  • 2:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Opening Reception, sponsored by Adobe: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Tuesday, October 18:

  • 10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Evening Reception, sponsored by Serve: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 19:

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Closing Reception, sponsored by PepsiCo: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

See who will be exhibiting.


Make sure to join us at one (or all) of the events planned at Web 2.0 Summit.

Online Attendee Directory

The online Attendee Directory for Web 2.0 Summit is now open. See who else will be at Web 2.0 Summit this year, set up your personal profile, message other attendees, and manage your contacts. You will need to make sure you are opted-in to the Attendee Directory in order to begin using it.

Set Up Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Web 2.0 Summit agenda using the personal scheduler function. Mark the presentations and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar icon next to each listing on the website. You can then access it by clicking on "personal schedule" link in the Schedule View page.

Printed versions of the daily schedule will also be available throughout the conference area.

Rate Sessions and Leave Comments

Rate the sessions and keynotes you attended by going to any session description page and clicking on the set of stars in the upper right-hand corner. Only registered attendees may rate and comment on sessions, so if you aren't already logged in, you'll be asked to do so. Your username/email and password are the same ones you used to register for Web 2.0 Summit.

Have a question or comment for a speaker? Post them in the "Add New Comment" field found at the bottom of any session detail page. Please keep in mind that your comments will be public.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless internet will be available throughout the conference area. The network name is "websummit" and the password is "dataframe." Keep in mind that you're sharing the network with your fellow attendees, so please refrain from downloading large files while on the conference network. If you need assistance getting online, please visit the customer service desk in Registration or send a message to @web2summit.

Speaker Slides, Video, and Live Streaming

During the conference, all keynotes will be streamed live. After the conference, session files will be available for download and select video will be available for viewing. Look for links on the Web 2.0 Summit home page.

Stay Connected @web2summit


Blogging, tweeting, or posting photos? Be sure to tag them with: #w2s. If you're tweeting, don't forget the hashtag.

  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Bing
  • Intel
  • Nielsen
  • IBM
  • Serve (amex)
  • Dell
  • Yahoo!
  • .CO
  • mylife
  • HP
  • Changers
  • Pepsi
  • PulsePoint
  • Roamz
  • Tagged
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Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Web 2.0 Summit. Call Kristen Nicasio at (415) 947-6283 or email knicasio@techweb.com

View a complete list of Web 2.0 Summit contacts.