O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference - March 3-6, 2006 - San Diego, CA
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See & Do

The O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Digo located on the beautiful San Diego waterfront. The hotel is within walking distance to Horton Plaza, the Gaslamp District and Seaport Village.

Horton Plaza

Horton Plaza

The centerpiece of San Diego's revitalized downtown is Horton Plaza, an 11.5-acre multi-level shopping and entertainment complex, with shops, restaurants, three major department stores, a 14-screen cinema, and a performing arts theatre.

If you've forgotten to bring something with you to ETech, chances are you will be able to find it among the many stores at the Horton Plaza. Browse the Horton Plaza Directory to view all available merchants.

Gaslamp District

Gaslamp District

Known as the liveliest neighborhood in San Diego, the Gaslamp District has something for everyone, whether you're seeking casual restaurants, theatres, museums, art galleries, upscale shops, or fine dining. The Gaslamp District is also San Diego's hottest entertainment area, featuring more than 70 restaurants and nightclubs within a 16 1/2-block historic area. View a detailed map of the Gaslamp District for driving direction and parking information.

Getting Out & About


For quick transportation to any restaurant or pub in the Gaslamp District, consider taking a ride in a bike cab.

BikeCAB Transport
Phone: 1 (888) BIKE-CAB
Price: Approx. $4-$5 (one-way) to any location in the Gaslamp District (originating at the Westin Horton Plaza).

Weather Information
Wondering if you should take a jacket? For weather information, including local forecast, surf, and beach, call (619) 289-1212.


These web sites can help you locate the restaurant that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

La Jolla Cove

San Diego Attractions

Looking for things to do out on the town? View photos and descriptions of various San Diego attractions.

San Diego Maps

"Where's the nearest ...?" Looking for home-town convenience in the heart of San Diego? Let these maps and city information be of assistance.

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Diamond Sponsors

IBM Software Group's Emerging Internet Technologies

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

eBay Developers Program
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Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.

Silver Sponsors

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Adobe Systems, Inc.
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America Online, Inc.
Attensa, Inc.
California Fuel Cell Partnership
Laszlo Systems
Root Markets
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TechSmith Corporation
TIBCO Software Inc.

Media Sponsors

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The Wi-Fi Technology Forum
The Women's Technology Cluster
Web Host Industry Review
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In-Kind Sponsors

Cornfield Electronics
Griffin Technology

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