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Location: Ralston
Nancy Duarte (Duarte Design)
We live in the most innovative time in history. That, coupled with pressure from a global economy, means our corporate stories need to be told well and resonate deeply. Many times presentations are the final impression a customer has of you or your firm. Read more.
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Location: Twin Peaks
Edward Shenderovich (Kite Ventures), Aldas Kirvaitis (Forticom Lithuania), Benjamin Wegg-Prosser (SUP), David Jones (Friendster, Inc.)
Growth potential outside of Western Europe and the US is far greater and things are happening faster. Through acquisitions, partnerships, and local offices, online players are monetizing their reach where no money was to be found before, discovering new opportunities and new ways to do business. Read more.
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Location: Twin Peaks
Chas Edwards (Federated Media), David Knox (Procter & Gamble Corporate Marketing), Craig Atkinson (OMD), Michael Hoefflinger (Intel), Curt Hecht (VivaKi Nerve Center )
Brand managers and senior agency execs from Top 100 consumer brands will share their insights on the risks and rewards of venturing beyond banner ads into the realm of conversational marketing. How much control is worth giving up in order to tap into social-media amplification? Read more.
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Location: Sea Cliff
Jonah Stein (Its the ROI), Matt Cutts (Google), Steve Huffman (Hipmunk), Jonathan Hochman (Hochman Consultants), Sanjay Sehgal (Pramana, Inc)
The tremendous success of Web 2.0 and the large number of visitors to popular sites have made it a prime target for spammers, vandals and hackers who want to exploit the trust implicit in this ecosystem for personal gain. Read more.
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Location: Ralston
Guy Kawasaki (Alltop), Rashmi Sinha (SlideShare, Inc.), Jason Yan (Disqus), Tony Wright (RescueTime), Kevin Hale (Infinity Box Inc.), Garry Tan (Posterous.com), Jeff Vyduna (Poll Everywhere), Kelly Bennett (MightyQuiz), Drew Houston (Dropbox), Ryo Koyama (Yoics)
Watch the demos of ten companies that started in the worst of times with less than $50,000. This is the New, New, New Economy where $50,000, MySQL, Rails, PHP, WordPress, Twitter, and passion go a long, long way. Read more.
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Location: Ralston
Xeni Jardin (Boing Boing tv), Timothy Shey (YouTube Next Lab), David Prager (Revision3), Robin Sloan (Current), Greg Goodfried (EQAL), Miles Beckett (EQAL), Andrew Baron (Rocketboom)
Turn the clock back ten years to Internet Video, circa 1998: the first internet celebrity sex tape scandal hit (Pamela Anderson), the first direct-to-web music video release from a Billboard top ten artist happened (Van Halen), Al Gore asked NASA to launch a satellite to beam back 24/7 web video, and viral web entertainment mostly meant "Hampsterdance." Much has changed in a decade. Read more.
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Location: Sea Cliff
Raven Zachary (raven.me), Bill Dudney (Gala Factory Software LLC), Matt Murphy (Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), Tom Conrad (Pandora Media)
This year marked the release of iPhone 3G and with it, Apple's launch of the App Store, an online marketplace of downloadable applications for iPhone and iPod touch. In just a few months since the debut of the App Store, thousands of third-party native applications are already available. 2008 will be known as the year that mobile computing changed forever. Read more.
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Location: Twin Peaks
Dave McClure (500 Hats), Jeff Clavier (Softtech VC), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Josh Kopelman (First Round Capital), Paul Graham
How are today's angel investors, startup incubators, and VCs different from (or similar to) previous incubators & angel funds from the 90's dot-com boom/bust? Read more.

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