Internet Leaders Gather at Web 2.0 Summit, Nov. 5-7

Web 2.0 Summit will bring together the leaders of the Internet economy in San Francisco on Nov. 5-7. The program will explore Web 2.0 business models and technologies at work in healthcare, genetics, finance, global business, and politics. Featured speakers wil include Al Gore and Lance Armstrong.

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Web 2.0 Summit, will bring together the leaders of the Internet economy, in San Francisco on Nov. 5-7. The program will explore Web 2.0 business models and technologies at work in healthcare, genetics, finance, global business, and politics.

The Web 2.0 Summit connects the leaders and technologists opening the Web's business opportunities.

Speakers at Web 2.0 Summit are scheduled to include former Vice President Al Gore; Tour De France champ Lance Armstrong; Michael Arrington, TechCrunch; Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com; and Larry Brilliant, Executive Director of Google.org.

Co-produced by TechWeb and O'Reilly Media Inc., the Web 2.0 Summit will be held at the Palace Hotel and moderated by John Battelle, Program Chairman, and O'Reilly CEO and founder, Tim O'Reilly.

The Web 2.0 Summit offers these features:
  • More than 70 thought leaders and entrepreneurs who will present their information in an interactive format that stresses audience participation.
  • More than a dozen extraordinary thinkers and business leaders will present "High Order Bits"—10 minute stand-and-deliver presentations designed to provoke, delight, and amaze the audience.
  • Top executives from platform businesses, who will address the future of the Web in plenary sessions.
  • Workshops led by experts, who will focus on innovative new web technologies.
  • A variety of networking events including receptions, dinners and evening parties.


  • In its first four years organizers said the Web 2.0 Summit has on the industry's challenges and opportunities, highlighting in particular the business models and leaders driving the Internet economy.

    "Now is the time to ask how the Web—its technologies, its values, and its culture—might be tapped to address the world's most pressing limits," according to the conference program.

    Conference attendance is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialogue among all participants. For more information on Web 2.0 Summit, Nov 5-7 in San Francisco.



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