Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at Web 2.0 Summit 2008 (schedule subject to change).

Customize Your Own Schedule

Create your own Web 2.0 Summit schedule using the personal scheduler function. Mark the workshops (coming soon), sessions, keynotes, and events you want to attend at Web 2.0 Summit by clicking on the calendar icon next to each listing. Then click on "personal schedule" at the top of the page and get your own customized schedule generated.

Grand Ballroom
Add A Conversation with Michael Pollan to your personal schedule
8:30am A Conversation with Michael Pollan John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Michael Pollan (In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals)
Add Cloud Computing: The Future Web to your personal schedule
9:30am Cloud Computing: The Future Web Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Padmasree Warrior (Cisco Systems, Inc. ), Shane Robison (HP)
Add A Conversation with Elon Musk to your personal schedule
10:45am A Conversation with Elon Musk John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.), Elon Musk (Tesla Motors)
Add The Web and Politics to your personal schedule
11:15am The Web and Politics John Heilemann (New York Magazine), Arianna Huffington (The Huffington Post), Gavin Newsom (City and County of San Francisco), Joe Trippi (Trippi and Associates)
Add The Platform Advantage to your personal schedule
11:55am The Platform Advantage Max Levchin (Slide), Vic Gundotra (Google), David Treadwell (Microsoft - Live Platform Services), Amit Kapur (Gravity), Elliot Schrage (Facebook)
Add A Conversation with Shai Agassi to your personal schedule
2:20pm A Conversation with Shai Agassi Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Shai Agassi (Better Place)
Add Track Me to your personal schedule
2:50pm Track Me Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Greg Skibiski (Sense Networks), Ted Morgan (Skyhook Wireless), April Allderdice (MicroEnergy Credits), Rich Miner (Google)
Add Al Gore: What Now? to your personal schedule
4:30pm Al Gore: What Now? Al Gore (Current)
10:15am Break
Room: Gold Ballroom
3:30pm Break
Room: Gold Ballroom
7:30am Continental Breakfast
Room: Garden Court
12:30pm Lunch - Sponsored by Yahoo!
Room: Garden Court
8:30am-8:55am (25m) Conversation
A Conversation with Michael Pollan
John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.) et al
TBD
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9:30am-10:15am (45m) Panel
Cloud Computing: The Future Web
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
TBD
10:45am-11:15am (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Elon Musk
John Battelle (Federated Media Publishing Inc.) et al
TBD
11:15am-11:55am (40m) Panel
The Web and Politics
John Heilemann (New York Magazine) et al
TBD
11:55am-12:30pm (35m) Panel
The Platform Advantage
Max Levchin (Slide) et al
Max Levchin predicted more than two years ago that social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace would become the new operating systems of the web, attracting tens of thousands of developers and offering hundreds of millions of users a new starting point for communication, entertainment and utility.
<div class="en_popup_content"> <div class="en_popup_time"> 2:00pm-2:10pm (10m) High Order Bit </div> <div class="en_popup_name">High Order Bit - Kevin Rose</div> <div class="en_popup_speaker">Kevin Rose (Digg) </div> <div class="en_popup_desc">TBD</div> </div> <div class="en_popup_content"> <div class="en_popup_time"> 2:10pm-2:20pm (10m) High Order Bit </div> <div class="en_popup_name">High Order Bit - Bob Sutor</div> <div class="en_popup_speaker">Bob Sutor (IBM) </div> <div class="en_popup_desc">TBD</div> </div>
2:20pm-2:50pm (30m) Conversation
A Conversation with Shai Agassi
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
TBD
2:50pm-3:30pm (40m) Panel
Track Me
Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
Location provides context to our every action. Our mobile phones and laptops are with us almost everywhere. It's taken years but finally location-aware apps are available and given their popularity we can expect to see location-awareness in the majority of mobile apps in the next decade.
<div class="en_popup_content"> <div class="en_popup_time"> 4:00pm-4:15pm (15m) High Order Bit </div> <div class="en_popup_name">The Web&#x27;s Benevolent Dictators</div> <div class="en_popup_speaker">Rebecca MacKinnon (Global Voices) </div> <div class="en_popup_desc">TBD</div> </div> <div class="en_popup_content"> <div class="en_popup_time"> 4:15pm-4:30pm (15m) High Order Bit </div> <div class="en_popup_name">High Order Bit - Isaac Mao</div> <div class="en_popup_speaker">Isaac Mao (Social Brain Foundation) </div> <div class="en_popup_desc">TBD</div> </div>
4:30pm-5:00pm (30m) Other
Al Gore: What Now?
Al Gore (Current)
TBD
10:15am-10:45am (30m)
Break
3:30pm-4:00pm (30m)
Break
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Continental Breakfast
12:30pm-2:00pm (1h 30m)
Break: Lunch - Sponsored by Yahoo!

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