Monday, May 08, 2006

request your Web 2.0 Conference invitation now


You should act now to request an invitation to attend the prestigious Web 2.0 Conference, coming up in November 2006.

[Web 2.0 poster above is a collage of some companies considering themselves Web 2.0]

If you're still not sure what "Web 2.0" means, start with the explanation by Tim O'Reilly: "What is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software".

http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/
oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/
what-is-web-20.html


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Save the Date for the 2006 Web 2.0 Conference!

It's happening November 7-9, 2006 at the Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco. The 2006 website will be launched in May with all the conference details. Registration for the 2006 Web 2.0 Conference will be by invitation only. You are encouraged to request an invitation here.

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At the 2004 Web 2.0 Conference, we gathered to discuss the implications of the Web becoming a platform.

In 2005 we took Web 2.0 further, focusing not just on declaring the platform, but showing where the innovation is happening and what we might expect in the coming year.

We assembled a select group of thought leaders and innovators to explore the theme--"Revving The Web"-- focusing on the services, applications, businesses, and models that are reshaping the Internet, particularly for media and entertainment, communications and mobile, policies and legal issues, and the concept of the web OS.

Web 2.0 was three extraordinary days of discussion, debate, announcements, and fun. Web 2.0 speakers included executives and entrepreneurs from internet giants and the innovative companies that are transforming the way we do business, such as:

Bram Cohen, BitTorrent

Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Vinod Khosla, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers

Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft, Inc.

Joe Kraus, JotSpot

Stewart Butterfield, Yahoo! Inc.

Omid Kordestani, Google, Inc.

Terry Semel, Yahoo!

Mitchell Baker, Mozilla Foundation

Raph Koster, Sony Online Entertainment

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft

Jonathan F. Miller, AOL

Kim Polese, SpikeSource

Mary Meeker, Morgan Stanley

John Battelle, Federated Media Publishing

Mark Cuban, HDNet


Also speaking at Web 2.0

•Jeremy Allaire

•Tom Barton

•Mike Cassidy

•Sky Dayton

•Hossein Eslambolchi

•Mark Fletcher

•Rolf Herken

•Mark A. Phillips

•Safa Rashtchy

•Philip Rosedale

•David L. Sifry

•Rich Skrenta

•Evan Williams


About The Conference

Only the Web 2.0 Conference brings the intelligence, innovation, and leadership of the internet industry together in one place at one time. You'll learn what business models are working, what's next on the horizon, and how all of this will affect your own business.

We've built in plenty of time for catching up with old friends and making new acquaintances, and for connecting with the leaders and technologists redefining the Web's business opportunities.

Once again we'll be limiting attendance to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialogue among all participants.

Request an invitation now, and come be a part of the conversation.

Web 2.0 is brought to you in partnership with O'Reilly Media, Inc. and MediaLive International and moderated by John Battelle, Program Chair, and O'Reilly CEO and founder, Tim O'Reilly.

The 2005 Web 2.0 Conference will be held at the Argent Hotel.

If you're looking for the right place in San Francisco to revel in the excitement of The City, The Argent Hotel is the perfect choice. Located in the heart of the City, The Argent stands 36 floors tall with 667 luxurious guestrooms, overlooking the beautiful San Francisco City skyline. Activities within walking distance include Yerba Buena Gardens, Union Square, SFMOMA, Sony Metreon, and San Francisco’s finest in dining, shopping, and entertainment.

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