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 Web 2.0 2005 Conference Coverage


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Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Wednesday, October 5

Opening Cocktail Reception- Hosted by Outcast Communications
Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Location: Metropolitan & Franciscan Foyers

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Hosted by Outcast Communications

Web 2.0 Dinner, Hosted by MSN Search, Featuring a Conversation with Microsoft
Ray Ozzie, CTO, Microsoft
Gary Flake, Microsoft
Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, MSN Information Services & Merchant Platform, Microsoft, Inc.
Time: 7:45pm - 9:30pm
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom

Your response is required to hold your place at the Dinner. Please RSVP by end of day Wednesday, September 28 to web2.0@mlii.com

Sponsored by MSN

Google After Hours Lounge
Time: 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Location: Metropolitan & Franciscan Foyers

Hosted by Google

Thursday, October 6

VIP Party, Hosted by NewsGator
Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Moscone Suite, 33rd Floor

NewsGator Technologies is the leading RSS platform company.  Consumers, business, and enterprise customers can subscribe to NewsGator’s services and read all their news in Outlook, on the web, on their mobile phones, via FeedDemon and through a rich array of other devices, anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit us on the web at www.newsgator.com.  

NewsGatorHosted by NewsGator

Cocktail Reception at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts- Hosted by AT&T
Time: 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Location: East Garden & Forum, Yerba Buena Gardens

AT&THosted by AT&T

Birds of a Feather Discussion Groups
Time: 8:30pm
Location: Various San Francisco Restaurants

Have a topic you are interested in discussing with your fellow attendees? Join a group of your peers for a no-host Birds of a Feather dinner and see what develops. Sign ups for topics will be available on the Web 2.0 wiki beginning Monday, October 3rd. Seating will be limited. (Note: we'll secure the reservations; the bill will be the responsibility of the diners).

Friday, October 7

Yahoo! Closing Reception
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Metropolitan & Franciscan Foyers

Hosted by Yahoo!

Please Note: Program content subject to change.


Fenwick & West LLP
AT&T - The world's networking  company
Sxip Networks
Laszlo Systems
Ask Jeeves Inc.
MSN Search
Laszlo Systems

Media Sponsors

Open Source Technology Group (OSTG)
Fast Company
boing boing
Online Publishers Association
I Want Media

Spnsor Opportunities

Web 2.0 Sponsor Opportunities--Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Web 2.0 conference. Call Amber Rattu at 415-905-2647, email or click here for more info.

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Ben Stricker: or Suzanne Axtell:

Due to the overwhelming number of requests for press passes for the Web 2.0 Conference, press credentials for the conference are no longer available.

Speaker Opportunities

Speaking opportunities are by invitation only. Speaker suggestions can be forwarded to Vee McMillen at


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