Onsite Information

Thank you for joining us for Web 2.0 Expo New York. Below is information to help you get the most out of your time at the conference.

Conference Location and Room Info

Web 2.0 Expo New York 2009 will be held at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Please visit the Venue page on this site for more information about Javits. Visit the Hotel & Travel page for reservations and shuttle information.

  • Workshop, Bootcamp, Conference, and Press Registration – North Concourse, Above Hall 1A
  • Sponsor, Exhibitor, and Expo Hall Only Pass Registration – North Concourse, Outside Hall B
  • Speaker Lounge – Level 1, Room 1A12
  • Media Center – Terrace, 4AB
  • Keynotes – Special Events Hall
  • General Sessions – Level 1, Hall 1A
  • Bootcamps – Level 1, Rooms 1A01, 1A03, 1A05
  • Sponsored Sessions – Level 1, Rooms 1A01 – 1A05
  • Expo Hall – Hall 3B
  • Business Center (Kinkos) – Crystal Palace

Registration / Check-In Hours

Workshop, Bootcamp, Conference, and Press Registration – North Concourse, Above Hall 1A
Sponsor, Exhibitor, and Expo Hall Only Pass Registration – North Concourse, Outside Hall B

Make sure to stop by Registration to pick up your badge, conference program, and other materials

  • Monday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Speaker Registration / Check-In

Level 1, Room 1A12

If you are speaking at Web 2.0 Expo New York, please stop by the Speaker Lounge to collect your badge, get conference materials, and check in with Shirley Bailes, Speaker Manager.

Speaker Lounge Hours:

  • Monday: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Media Registration / Check-In

Terrace, 4AB

If you are registered as media for Web 2.0 Expo New York please stop by the Media Center to collect your badge, get conference materials, and check in with Maureen Jennings, Natalia Wodecki, or Joy Tanner.

Media Center Hours:

  • Monday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Expo Hall

Hall 3B

Visit more than 50 exhibitors in the Expo Hall displaying the latest in Web 2.0 tools and technologies.

Expo Hall Hours:

  • Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Booth Crawl - Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Shuttle Bus Information

Web 2.0 Expo is pleased to offer afternoon shuttle service from the Javits Convention Center to participating hotels. Shuttles will run in 30min intervals on the following schedule:

Monday - Thursday, September 16 – 19, 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Route 1:

  • Westin New York Times Square (Boarding: 8th Avenue at 43rd Street)

Route 2:

  • New Yorker Hotel (Boarding: 34th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue)
  • Wyndham Garden Hotel Times Square (Boarding: Walk to New Yorker Hotel Stop)
  • Affinia Manhattan Hotel (Boarding: Main Lobby)

PLEASE NOTE: There are two routes servicing different hotels. Please be sure to board the correct bus. Route numbers will be located in the window of all shuttle buses. Shuttle service is available to Web 2.0 Expo attendees only. Registration badge required.

Wheelchair accessible transportation is available during hours of operation. Call 800-523-4046 to arrange for transportation. Please allow 30 minutes for arrival.

Breaks

Morning Breaks

  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 9:50 am – 10:05 am & 10:55 am – 11:10 am
  • Thursday: 10:45 am – 11:00 am

Afternoon Breaks

  • Tuesday: 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm & 4:05 pm – 4:20 pm
  • Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 2:10 pm – 2:25 pm & 3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Lunch

Monday & Tuesday: Courtyard, Outside Session Rooms in Hall 1A

  • Monday: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday: Expo Hall, Hall 3B

  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Sponsored by Microsoft)
  • Thursday: 11:50 am – 1:20 pm (Sponsored by IBM)

Ignite NYC

Find out at Ignite NYC our kick-off event for Web 2.0 Expo New York, where we’ll showcase fast and furious performances celebrating your inner geek. See the Events page for more information.

  • Date: Monday, November 16, 2009
    Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Location: New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street

Birds of a Feather Sessions (BoFs)

BoFs are face-to-face gatherings of those interested in the same projects, topics, and concepts. BoFs are entirely up to you. Check the Birds of a Feather page for previously scheduled BoFs. To moderate a BoF of your own, sign up onsite on the Birds of a Feather Sessions message board, located outside the Main Conference area (Hall 1A) by Materials Pick-Up. No audio-visual equipment or support is available during BoFs.

  • Dates: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 & Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Time: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Location: Westin NY at Times Square, 270 West 43rd Street

Web2Open

Web2Open, presented by the PodCamp Foundation, is Web 2.0 Expo’s “unconference”—a free, community-driven event happening at Javits, where you can connect with other participants to discuss Web 2.0 topics and questions. Web2Open is open to all attendees.

  • Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Times: 9:00 am, 10:05 am, 11:10 am, 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm
  • Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009
    Times: 11:10 am, 12:25 am, 1:20 am, 2:25 am, 3:30 am, 4:35 am
    Location: Level 2, 2D09

Launch Pad

We’ll choose five companies to present their new company or product on stage at Web 2.0 Expo New York. Each will have five minutes to present and will receive real-time feedback from a panel of industry experts and the audience.

  • Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Times: 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Location: Level 1, 1A21

Expo Hall Booth Crawl

Quench your thirst with vendor-hosted libations and snacks while you check out all the cool stuff on the Expo Hall floor. This event is open to all attendees.

  • Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Times: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Location: Expo Hall, Level 3, 3B

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless connectivity to the Internet will be available throughout the conference areas of the Javits Center.

Customize Your Online Schedule

Try our online personal scheduler to help you plan your time at Web 2.0 Expo New York. Mark the sessions and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar symbol next to each listing. Then click on "personal schedule" at the top of the page to generate your own customized schedule.

Web 2.0 Expo New York Attendee Directory

Connect with other conference participants before, during, and after the event via the online Attendee Directory. You can post a public profile and photo of yourself, communicate with other participants, share your Twitter posts, and manage the contacts you make.:

How to Access the Attendee Directory

Make sure you have chosen to opt-in to the Directory use these features. To opt-in:

  1. Go to the Attendee Directory [WP: link to AD page]
  2. If prompted, login to your O'Reilly Conferences account with the user name and password you used to register for Velocity (note: if you are already logged in, you will skip this step)
  3. Once logged in, click on the "Participate in Attendee Directory" button at the bottom of the page

Comment on and Rate the Sessions You Attend

Give your feedback about any session and speaker throughout the conference. Click on the stars in the "Rate this Session" box at the upper right of any program detail page. Scroll to the bottom of any session detail page to leave a public comment about the session and/or speaker, or to post a question.

Web 2.0 Expo New York Sessions Media Online

Presentation files and select video will be made available on http://www.web2summit.com after the session has concluded and the speaker has given us the files (Please note some speakers choose not to share their presentations).

Web 2.0 Expo New York Tags

If you are tweeting from the conference, posting blogs and/or photos while you're at Web 2.0 Expo New York, be sure to use the official conference tag, #w2e

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Overall Conference Evaluations

Help us improve next year's event! We'll be providing a link during and after the conference to an online evaluation form. Fill it out with your comments and suggestions and you'll be entered into a drawing to win a free Kindle.

Sponsors
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Awareness
  • Blue Kiwi Software
  • Ericsson Labs
  • Jive Software
  • Layered Technologies, Inc.
  • Neustar, Inc.
  • OpenText
  • Opera Software
  • Overtone
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Sony Ericsson

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Rob Koziura
(415) 947-6111
rkoziura@techweb.com

Download the Web 2.0 Expo New York Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

Kaitlin Pike
(415) 947-6306
kpike@techweb.com

Contact Us

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