Web 2.0 Conference.
 Octover 5-7, 2004, Hotel Nikko, San Francisco, CA.


The Web 2.0 Conference feature a lively cross-section of one-on-one interviews, keynote-level talks, issue-driven panels, and short, highimpact presentations—all with ample time for audience participation and Q&A. The workshops feature special seminars, moderated by industry experts, on a wide range of topics, including RSS and Web publishing, online and search marketing, social networks, blogs, wikis, and much more. Workshops illustrate how to leverage platform businesses such as Amazon, eBay, and Google. For the full schedule of workshops, click here.

October 5
7:30 AM Doors Open
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM Workshops Web 2.0's workshops are designed to be conversations, not lectures. Each is led by a moderator with expertise in the workshop topic, but no formal presentations will be given. Instead, the workshop will address open questions and explore the latest developments in each of these very Web 2.0 subjects.
12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Workshops
4:00 PM General Sessions Begin

Opening Welcome: State of the Internet Industry
Tim O'Reilly, John Battelle

A Conversation with Jeff Bezos
Jeffrey P. Bezos

High Order Bit
Bill Gross

High Order Bit: Research Examining the Impact of Broadband and Internet Tenure on Consumer Behavior
Gian M. Fulgoni

A Conversation with John Doerr
John Heilemann , John Doerr

6:15 PM Cocktails on the 3rd Floor Sparkpr Sponsored Cocktail Reception
7:30 PM Dinner and Keynote Discussion

A Dinner Conversation with Mark Cuban
John Heilemann , Mark Cuban

9:00 PM 25th Floor Google "After Hours Salon"
October 6
7:30 AM Breakfast  
8:45 AM Sessions

High Order Bit
Joe Kraus

High Order Bit
Brewster Kahle

High Order Bit: What Can We Learn from the Adult Industry?
Andrew Conru

So, Is This a Bubble Yet?
John Battelle , Lanny Baker , William H. Janeway , Safa Rashtchy , Danny Rimer

And Now, A Word From Your..... An Overview of Each Sponsor
John Battelle

10:30 AM Break Sponsor Gallery Open
11:00 AM Sessions

The Mobile Platform: The Future of Mobile
Rael Dornfest , Russell Beattie , Jory Bell , Juha Christensen , Trip Hawkins

High Order Bit: State of the Blogosphere
David L. Sifry

High Order Bit
James Currier

High Order Bit: The Internet in China
Mary Meeker

12:15 PM Lunch BOFs
1:45 PM Sessions

Lessons Learned, Future Predicted
John Battelle , Marc Andreessen , Dan Rosensweig

Music is a Platform
Hank Barry , Mike Caren , Eddy Cue , Danger Mouse , Michael Weiss

Geolocation: The Killer Map
Tim O'Reilly , John Betz , Perry Evans , Kim Fennell , John Hanke

4:00 PM Break Sponsor Gallery Open
4:30 PM Sessions

Search is a Platform. Where is it Going?
Steve Berkowitz , Udi Manber , Louis Monier , Christopher Payne , Jeff Weiner

A Conversation With Marc Benioff
Marc Benioff

6:00 PM Dinner Birds of a Feather Dinners
October 7
7:30 AM Breakfast  
8:45 AM Sessions

High Order Bit
Cory Doctorow

High Order Bits
Mitchell Kapor

High Order Bit
Dale Dougherty

The Telephone is a Platform. Discuss
Om Malik , Jeffrey A. Citron , Hossein Eslambolchi , Charlie E. Hoffman , Mike McCue

10:15 AM Break  
10:45 AM Sessions

From the Labs
John Battelle , Peter Norvig, Ph.D. , Richard F. Rashid, Ph.D. , Jim Spohrer

Media is a Platform. Discuss
John Battelle , Shelby Bonnie , George Conrades , Martin Nisenholtz , Mike Ramsay

12:15 PM Sessions

High Order Bit: MMORPG
Bill Gurley

High Order Bit
Andrew Singer

12:30 PM Lunch Lunch BOF
2:00 PM Sessions

The Architecture of Participation
Tim O'Reilly , Andrew Anker , Brian Behlendorf , Bob Morgan , Allan Vermeulen

The Platform Revolution
Tim O'Reilly , Adam Bosworth , Kevin Lynch , John McKinley , Halsey Minor

3:30 PM Break  
4:00 PM Sessions

High Order Bit: craigslist
Jim Buckmaster , Craig Newmark

High Order Bit
Brendan Eich

High Order Bit
Lawrence Lessig

High Order Bit
Kim Polese

Jerry Yang, 10 Years In
Jerry Yang

5:15 PM Special Event Yahoo! Closing Reception  

eBay Developers Program
Sxip Networks
Quova, Inc.
Laszlo Systems
PayPal Developer Network
AT&T - The world's networking  company
Rojo Networks Inc.
StreamCast Networks™
Overture Services, Inc.

Media Sponsors.
Business 2.0
Safari Books Online
Six Revisions
Open Source Technology Group (OSTG)
CNET - Web 2.0
O'Reilly Network
I Want Media
TechWeekEurope UK
Open Source Technology Group (OSTG)
Wired for Web 2.0


Web 2.0 Sponsor Opportunities--Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Web 2.0 conference. Call Amber Rattu at 415-905-2647 or email at
Download the Web 2.0 Sponsor Prospectus.

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