Sebastopol, CA -- Registration is now open for the 2007 O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, happening May 29-30, 2007 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. Now in its third year, the Where 2.0 Conference will bring together the leading edge developers building location-aware technology with the businesses and entrepreneurs seeking location apps, platforms, and hardware that will help them capture a competitive edge.
Where 2.0 is a two-day, single-track conference featuring a unique combination of high profile keynotes, lightning talks, panel discussions, demos, and audience interaction. In the O'Reilly tradition, leading trends will be presented from the most innovative and interesting players in this technology space.
This year's featured speakers include:
The conference also features ample time for networking, informal events, and the famed Where Fair--a science fair-style event where the creators of cutting-edge, location-based projects will showcase their emerging location technology. Where Fair projects will be selected from research, academia, and yet-to-be-discovered entrepreneurs who are working out of garages and university labs.
The Where 2.0 Conference will provide a unique environment for attendees to meet the people who are influencing the future of geospace. Conference participants are expected to include developers, neogeographers, product managers, technology scouts, CxOs, researchers, venture capitalists, academics, artists, community activists, and entreprenuers who are curious about how to incorporate location tools into existing technology.
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For an overview of this space, read "The State of Where 2.0" (PDF),
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