Schedule Grid

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2009 (schedule subject to change).

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2001
Add Tools for Visual Storytelling to your personal schedule
9:00am Workshops
Tools for Visual Storytelling Nancy Duarte (Duarte Design)
Add Open, Social Web to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
Open, Social Web David Recordon (Facebook), Joseph Smarr (Google), Chris Messina (Google)
2002
Add Building Your First Android Experience to your personal schedule
9:00am Workshops
Building Your First Android Experience Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile)
Add Scaling with Your Data: An Introduction to Hadoop to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
Scaling with Your Data: An Introduction to Hadoop Christophe Bisciglia (Cloudera, Inc), Aaron Kimball (Cloudera, Inc.)
2005
Add Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Best Practices and Patterns for Designing the Social Web to your personal schedule
9:00am Workshops
Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Best Practices and Patterns for Designing the Social Web Erin Malone (Tangible UX), Christian Crumlish (AOL)
Add Designing Social Websites to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
Designing Social Websites Christina Wodtke (MySpace)
2009
Add VCTips: An Inside Look at Growth and Fundraising Strategy to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
VCTips: An Inside Look at Growth and Fundraising Strategy Christine Herron (Intel Capital), Bryce Roberts (O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures), Matt Asay (MongoDB, Inc.), Jeff Bonforte (Xobni)
2006
Add SEO: From Soup to Nuts to your personal schedule
9:00am Workshops
SEO: From Soup to Nuts Stephan Spencer (The Art of SEO)
Add Building a Social Media Strategy Using SocialMap to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
Building a Social Media Strategy Using SocialMap Mark Silva (Real Branding)
2010
Add Watching Websites: A Report from the Frontlines of Web Monitoring to your personal schedule
9:00am Workshops
Watching Websites: A Report from the Frontlines of Web Monitoring Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Sean Power (Watching Websites)
Add Be a Mobile Design Hero: Transform Your Web Design Knowledge into Mobile Design Skills to your personal schedule
1:00pm Workshops
Be a Mobile Design Hero: Transform Your Web Design Knowledge into Mobile Design Skills Kim Lenox (Consumer Electronics Industry)
12:00pm Lunch - Sponsored by Salesforce.com
Room: 2nd Level Lobby
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Fundamentals, Workshop
Tools for Visual Storytelling
Nancy Duarte (Duarte Design)
Ever found yourself checking email during a presentation or sending IMs to the person sitting next to you. Sure, we’ve all done it. Information abounds and so does the continuing need for it. So in this information and attention deficit age, how do we transform presentations from a one-way lecture to an informative, engaging and collaborative experience?
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Development, Workshop
Open, Social Web
David Recordon (Facebook) et al
You can’t talk about building for the web without contemplating a coherent approach to enabling and supporting social functionality. This developer-oriented workshop will emphasize the use and application of free, open building blocks for enabling social networking features on your site or service, and provide illuminating insights from some of the key figures creating these technologies.
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Development, Mobile, Workshop
Building Your First Android Experience
Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile)
There’s lots of excitement, speculation and hope about Google Android. Can Google, with an open platform and market, compete with Apple’s controlled, very well-executed iPhone? Get up-to-speed on the Android SDK, IDE and emulator. Learn about building views, using the SDK’s components, building menus, persistence for configuration and data using SQLite, 2D/3D graphics, and the location APIs.
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Development, Workshop
Scaling with Your Data: An Introduction to Hadoop
Christophe Bisciglia (Cloudera, Inc) et al
Cloudera will provide a tutorial aimed at producers and users of large volumes of data. Do you deal with TBs on a regular basis? Are traditional databases not doing what you need? Are your challenges related primarily to processing and analyzing data, rather than simply finding it? Hadoop and MapReduce might be just what you need.
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Design & User Experience, Workshop
Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Best Practices and Patterns for Designing the Social Web
Erin Malone (Tangible UX) et al
Designing for social interaction is hard. People are unpredictable, consistency is a mixed blessing, and co-creation with your users requires a dizzying flirtation with loss of control. We will present the dos and don’ts of social web design using a sampling of interaction patterns, design principles and best practices to help you improve the design of your digital social environments.
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Design & User Experience, Workshop
Designing Social Websites
Christina Wodtke (MySpace)
This workshop teaches core principals for creating robust and vibrant online communities, and illuminates critical design decisions that help a community thrive. Learn about the building blocks of social software, and which ones are most relevant to your business. Learn how to promote desired behaviors with interface design, and who’s doing it right.
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Fundamentals, Web 2.0 at Work, Workshop
Economics 2.0: Highly Effective Strategies for Putting Your Business on a Recession Diet
Dion Hinchcliffe (Dachis Group)
The business landscape has changed dramatically over the last year and Web 2.0 concepts have only become more important factors for driving business survival and success. This informative session takes a deep dive into practical and potent techniques that can be used to rapidly energize every organization with new innovative techniques for cutting costs, driving growth, and spurring innovation.
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Strategy & Business Models, Workshop
VCTips: An Inside Look at Growth and Fundraising Strategy
Christine Herron (Intel Capital) et al
Whether you’re just starting a business, looking for capital, or working to outlast the market drought, this workshop is for you. Learn what goes on inside the minds of investors, how to present and defend your business, and how to land your first customers. Workshop topics will include venture fund mechanics, financing, marketing, revenue models, early customer acquisition, and sales.
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Marketing & Community, Workshop
SEO: From Soup to Nuts
Stephan Spencer (The Art of SEO)
Whether you are a developer or a marketer, a seasoned expert or a newbie, this workshop is for you. Stephan will run through all the different requirements for a website that will ensure SEO success — from crafting content and code for search engines to essential tools and methodologies.
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Marketing & Community, Workshop
Building a Social Media Strategy Using SocialMap
Mark Silva (Real Branding)
This 3 hour workshop presents brand owners with a structured approach to developing a strategy, taking into account the unique needs of their own brand and market position. This highly interactive session gives attendees the chance to try it out for themselves, working collaboratively with other attendees and working through examples with real-world brands in attendance.
9:00am-12:00pm (3h) Marketing & Community, Web Operations, Workshop
Watching Websites: A Report from the Frontlines of Web Monitoring
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting) et al
This session looks at what web operators need to monitor from performance and uptime to analytics, usability, communities, and competitors. In an Internet filled with mashups, RIAs, and mobile devices, the task of watching websites is increasingly challenging. Fortunately, a variety of new technologies and approaches help us keep watch on our websites and our Internet presence.
1:00pm-4:00pm (3h) Design & User Experience, Mobile, Workshop
Be a Mobile Design Hero: Transform Your Web Design Knowledge into Mobile Design Skills
Kim Lenox (Consumer Electronics Industry)
This workshop is for web designers interested in shifting their careers toward designing for mobile devices. Kim Lenox of Adaptive Path, will describe what makes mobile different from the web and how to design for mobile context of use. Join Kim for this workshop and learn how your current web design background can be leveraged to design compelling mobile products.
12:00pm-1:00pm (1h)
Break: Lunch - Sponsored by Salesforce.com
Sponsored by Salesforce.com
  • 3Tera, Inc
  • Ascentium
  • Awareness
  • HiveLive, Inc.
  • ImageSpan
  • Jive Software
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kapow Technologies
  • Keynote Systems
  • LithiumTechnologies
  • Nokia
  • nomee
  • Qtask
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Remy
  • TamTamy
  • Vignette
  • Yola (fka SynthaSite)
  • Znak
Sponsors
  • IBM
  • eBay
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Salesforce.com
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • EffectiveUI
  • Germany Trade & Invest
  • NeuStar
  • ONEsite

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Natalia Dugandzic
415-947-6709
ndugandzic@techweb.com

Media Sponsor Opportunities

Matthew Balthazor
949-223-3628
mbalthazor@techweb.com

Speaker / Program Ideas

Have a suggestion for a speaker or topic at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco? Send an email to: sf-idea@web2expo.com

Press/Media Inquiries

Maureen Jennings
707-827-7083
maureen@oreilly.com

or

Natalia Wodecki
415-947-6762
nwodecki@techweb.com

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