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

Exhibit Hall Reception
Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Italian Foyer

Where 2.0's exhibit hall showcases state-of-the-art systems, apps, and services in the location space. Mingle with fellow conference participants at the Exhibit Hall Reception and see from exhibitors and sponsors what location-aware technologies have to offer. Refreshments will be served.

Where Fair
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

Thursday, June 30th

Join us for Yahootinis
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for Yahootinis! Come mingle with the Yahoo! Local team over cocktails and appetizers. See the gorgeous San Francsico skyline in the stunning Alexandra Ballroom - high above it all on the 32nd floor!

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Media Sponsors

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C/C++ Users Journal
International Business Forum
Sys Admin magazine
WiMAX Industry

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Where 2.0 Media Sponsor Opportunities — Call Margi Levin at 707-827-7184 or email at

Press and Media

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