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The first and most important conference on P2P
O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference
Westin St. Francis Hotel -- San Francisco, California
February 14-16, 2001

Sessions Overview

Overview | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Download Presentations
Wednesday, February 14
9:00 am Keynote, Grand Ballroom

Lessons from Napster
Clay Shirky, Decentralization Writer/Consultant, shirky.com

Dimensions of P2P - A Conversation
Clay Shirky, Decentralization Writer/Consultant, shirky.com
Ian Clarke, Freenet
Johnny Deep, Aimster
Gene Kan, Strategist, Project Juxtapose, Sun Microsystems
Ray Ozzie, CTO, Microsoft

10:30 am Break
11:00 am Plenary, Grand Ballroom

P2P in the Enterprise
Moderator
Bill Burnham, Principal Managing Director, Softbank Ventures
Panelists
Andrew Chien, CTO & Chairman, Entropia
Jonathan Hare, Co-founder and CEO, Resilient
Ray Ozzie, CTO, Microsoft
Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Google, Inc. & Novell, Inc.
Erick Von Schweber, CTO, Cacheon, Inc.

12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Technical Track, Georgian Room

P2P and the Web
Edd Dumbill, Principal, Useful Information Company

The Two-Way Web: An Interoperable Foundation for P2P
Rohit Khare, Director, CommerceNet Labs

InterWiki
Ward Cunningham, Cofounder, Cunningham and Cunningham, Inc.

The Two-Way Web
Dave Winer, CEO, UserLand Software

Technical Track, Colonial Room

P2P and IPv6
Christian Huitema, Trustee, Internet Society

Security Issues Surrounding Distributed and Peer-to-Peer Systems
Nelson Minar, Software Engineer, Google

Dealing with NATs and Firewalls - A Conversation
Nelson Minar, Software Engineer, Google
Adam L."Duncan" Beberg, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Mithral Communications and Design, Inc.
Christian Huitema, Trustee, Internet Society
Ray Ozzie, CTO, Microsoft

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

P2P 101, An Overview of the P2P Landscape
Larry Cheng, Associate, Battery Ventures

Peer-to-Peer Networks in Financial Services
Alexis Kopikis, Co-founder, WorldStreet

Turtledove: P2P Commerce using the Jabber Framework
Greg Broiles, CEO, Turtledove

Cornucopia of the Commons
Dan Bricklin, founder and Chief Technology Officer, Trellix Corporation

3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm Plenary, Grand Ballroom

Lessons from SetiAtHome
David Anderson, Chief Technology Officer, United Devices, Inc.

CTO Panel - Approaches to Distributed Computation
David Anderson, Chief Technology Officer, United Devices, Inc.
Jamie Bernardin, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, DataSynapse
Andrew Chien, CTO & Chairman, Entropia
Nelson Minar, Software Engineer, Google

Thursday, February 15
9:00 am Keynote, Grand Ballroom

From UNIX to Java to XML to Peer-to-Peer
Bill Joy, Chief Scientist, Sun Microsystems

Plenary, Grand Ballroom

Web Services - A Panel Discussion
Moderator
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Panelists
Steve Burbeck, Senior Technical Staff, IBM Software Group
Lucas Gonze, Cofounder and CEO, WorldOS Corp.
Dick Hardt, Founder and CEO, Sxip Identity
Anne Thomas Manes, CTO, Idoox
David Stutz
Michael Tanne, Founder and CEO, Wink

10:45 am Break
11:15 am Technical Track, Colonial Room

The Post-Spider World - A Conversation
Moderator
Rael Dornfest, Founder and CEO, Values of n, Inc.
Panelists
Cory Doctorow, Canada-US Fulbright Chair, Annenberg Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California
Edd Dumbill, Principal, Useful Information Company
Dave Galbraith, Co-founder, Moreover.com
Gene Kan, Strategist, Project Juxtapose, Sun Microsystems

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

Peer-to-Peer and the New Collaborative Journalism
Moderator
Katie Hafner, Reporter, New York Times
Panelists
Jeff "Hemos" Bates, Slashdot
Dan Gillmor, Founder and Director, Center for Citizen Media
Rob "Cmdr Taco" Malda, Slashdot
Dave Winer, CEO, UserLand Software

Business Track, Georgian Room

A Proposed Digital Packaging Manifest Scheme for Peer-Distributed Electronic Content
Mark R. Walker, Intel Corporation

12:00 am Lunch
1:15 pm Technical Track, Georgian Room

The Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol: Internet Peer-to-Peer Application Infrastructure
Darren New, Senior Technical Staff, Invisible Worlds, Inc.

The Rewired Internet
Brandon Wiley, Author, University of Texas

Object or Document? Converging Models of Communications on the Web
Chris Smith, OpenCola, Inc.

P2P and the Future of DNS
Jim Gallagher, Ackme

Technical Track, Colonial Room

How Gnutella Happened
Gene Kan, Strategist, Project Juxtapose, Sun Microsystems

Characterizing P2P Infrastructure
Wes Felter, Editor, Hack the Planet Weblog

Center + Edge: Do Web Computing and Peer Computing Intersect?
Andrew Mahon, Director, Strategic Marketing, Groove Networks, Inc.

Network Applications: What, Why and How?
Michael Tanne, Founder and CEO, Wink

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

Peer-to-Peer Technology: Enabling the Global Virtual Marketplace
Jonathan Hare, Co-founder and CEO, Resilient

Managing Infinity: P2P's Hypeless Marketing
Cory Doctorow, Canada-US Fulbright Chair, Annenberg Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California

Security: A Business Model For Leveraging P2P Rather Than Fighting It
Zach Nelson, President and CEO, myCIO.com

Instant Messaging as an Applications Platform
Michael Bauer, Vice-President of Product Strategy, Local Matters, Inc.

3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm Technical Track, Grand Ballroom

Lightning Talks

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

Wanted: A Survival Model for the Music Industry - Napster and the Consequences
Andreas Becker, Senior Consultant, Diebold Deutschland GmbH

Patenting of P2P Technology
Greg Aharonian, Editor, Internet Patent News Service

Business Track, Colonial Room

Lightning Talks
Moderator
Justin Hibbard, Senior Writer, Red Herring

Friday, February 16
9:00 am Keynote, Grand Ballroom

Free Code, Freeing Culture
Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

10:15 am Break
10:45 am Technical Track, Georgian Room

What We're Learning From Gnutella
Kelly Truelove, Founder & CEO, Truelove Research

Growing Network Topology with Reputation Management
Lucas Gonze, Cofounder and CEO, WorldOS Corp.

Technical Track, Colonial Room

Industry Standardization - A Conversation
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Marc Hedlund, Chief Product Officer, Wesabe
Christian Huitema, Trustee, Internet Society
Carl Kesselman, Director, Center for Grid Technologies, USC
Bob Knighten, P2P Evangelist, Intel
Dr. Donald Steiner, President, Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

Business and Social Implications of Decentralized Systems- A Panel Moderated by Tames and Ehrlich of Viant
Alan Brown, Assistant Director, Digital Freedom Network
Kate Ehrlich, Innovation Center, Viant
Andrew Mahon, Director, Strategic Marketing, Groove Networks, Inc.
David McNett, United Devices
Scott Miller, Senior Developer, Uprizer, Inc.
David Tames, Creative Lead, Viant Innovation Center
Bob Young, Chairman, RedHat

Case Study: Examining The Results of Peer-to-Peer Collaboration at PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jamey Harvey, Founder, Co-President & Chief Product Officer, Ikimbo

12:00 am Lunch
1:15 pm Technical Track, Georgian Room

Performance Issues in Decentralized Filesharing Networks
Theodore Hong, Developer, Freenet Project

Trust: Who Needs It?
Scott Miller, Senior Developer, Uprizer, Inc.

Accountability and Resource Management in Peer-to-Peer Systems
Roger Dingledine, Security Philosopher, The Free Haven Project
Michael J. Freedman, Graduate Student, MIT

Attack Resistant Sharing of Metadata
Bryce Wilcox-O'Hearn, Software Engineer, zooko.com

Technical Track, Colonial Room

P2P on the Go - Peer Mobility in The Wireless Era
Dana Moore, Senior Scientist, BBN Technologies
John Hebeler, Roku

Building Peer Support into Devices by Scaling Down the Web
Greg Bolcer, CTO, Endeavors Technology

Creating a Collaborative Computing Fabric From Disparate Devices
Erick Von Schweber, CTO, Cacheon, Inc.

Brazil Technology and P2P
Rinaldo Di Giorgio, Sun

Business Track, Grand Ballroom

Governance in Coercian-Free Societies
Marc Stiegler, consultant/author

A Distributed Configuration Tool for Distributed Control Systems
Michael Hitz, CTO, skyfish.com
Shelley Powers, consultant/author, Burning Bird Enterprises

Napster Fabbing - P2P Delivery of Physical Products
Marshall Burns, President, Ennex Corporation
James Howison, Doctoral Student, Syracuse University

Bookster: Superdistribution and Content Metering
Al Saurette, CEO, RightsMarket, Inc.

3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm Plenary, Grand Ballroom

Closing Plenary - P2P Town Meeting
Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Clay Shirky, Decentralization Writer/Consultant, shirky.com

Room assignments are subject to change.


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