O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference - June 29-30, 2005 - San Francisco, CA
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Where Fair

Date: Wednesday, June 29
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Colonial Room


The Where Fair is a science fair-style event that gives participants a first-hand look at just a few of the intriguing location-aware technologies lurking just below the radar. Fair-goers can discuss the ideas behind the demos with the creators, and learn how these unconventional new technologies can be adapted into existing business strategies. Where Fair projects are being selected from research, academia, and yet-to-be-discovered entrepreneurs. The Where Fair complements the conference's exhibit hall, which will showcase state-of-the-art systems, apps, and services in the location space.

Participants are:

  • Phil Torrone, representing MAKE Magazine
  • Colin Bulthaup and Ryan McKinley from Squid Labs
  • Amit Singh, demoing the Mac OS X accelerometer
  • Sean Savage, Jon Snydal and Damon McCormick, PlaceSite
  • Patrick Hogan, NASA Worldwind
  • Mikel Maron, worldKit and Mapufacture
  • Tor Amundsen, EV-DO router (will bring cohacker, Garth)
  • Greg Sadetsky and Denis Laprise, Google Maps hackers
  • Andrew Fitzhugh, HP Labs
  • Eric Rodenbeck and Michal Migurski of Stamen Designs
  • Christina Ray and John Geraci, FoundCity
  • Dave McIhagga, DM Solutions
  • Charles LaPierre and Mike May, Benetech
  • Schuyler Erle, locative.net

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