October 29, 2008

O'Reilly Money:Tech Conference Opens Registration: Conference Will Explore Intersection of Finance and Technology

Sebastopol, CA, October 28, 2008—Given any thought to the market lately? As the crisis on Wall Street leaves the financial world careening from highs to lows, finding the best new tools for the volatile new times ahead becomes more crucial than ever. The O'Reilly Money:Tech Conference defines these tools at the intersection of finance and technology. Registration has opened for Money:Tech 2009, February 4-6, 2009, in New York City, and program chairs Paul Kedrosky and Rob Passarella have announced the program.

Money:Tech 2009 is the preeminent conference for investment professionals examining the impact technology has on trading, finance, and investing. Money:Tech 2009 will showcase tools, techniques, and technologies; provide a forum for leading-edge viewpoints; and deliver a first look at industry trends that will have merged into the mainstream by next year.

Money:Tech 2009 will bring together hedge fund managers, professional investors, financial entrepreneurs, technologists, research experts, VCs, high-profile thought leaders, web entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, CTOs and CIOs, business developers, strategists, financial evangelists and activists, as well as equity, financial, and investment analysts.

Some of the sessions and speakers already scheduled include:

Money:Tech 2009 will offer attendees:

Past Money:Tech sponsors and exhibitors included Agoracom, Dow Jones, Capital IQ, Connotate, Gerson Lehrman Group, Good Morning Research, Kapow Technologies, Majestic Research, PredictWallStreet, Thomson Financial, TradeKing, Yahoo! Finance, Yoonew, and Zecco.

Last year's Money:Tech also brought together representatives from companies and organizations like Pipeline Financial, IBM, CNET, InfoGen, Reuters, UC Berkeley, Marketocracy, Forbes, Insight Venture Partners, NYFix, Hitwise, Coburn Ventures, The 451 Group, Wesabe, Gigalogix, Morgan Stanley, Ovum, Tickerhound, Focus Ventures, LinkedIn, Barclays Global, Salesforce.com, Intel, IdeaLab, Intuit, Inkling Markets, Altos Research, Warburg Pincus, Wired, Streambase, Capital One, Fidelity, Marketcetera, Cake Financial, and many more.

For more information on Money:Tech, visit: conferences.oreilly.com/money

If you have ideas about areas you'd like to see included at the conference, send a note to: mt-idea@oreilly.com.

If you'd like to stay up to date on information relating to Money:Tech, sign up for the conference newsletter (login required) at: elists.oreilly.com#conferences

For articles, blogs, photos, and other coverage of last year's event, go to: www.oreillynet.com/conferences/blog/moneytech/

View selected presentations from Money:Tech 2008 at: moneytech.blip.tv

To view a video conversation between Tim O'Reilly and Paul Kedrosky on the future of finance and technology, visit: web20summit.blip.tv/file/438105/

For more information on the intersection of money and technology, read program chair Paul Kedrosky's blog, Infectious Greed, at: paul.kedrosky.com/

To read Tim O'Reilly's take on the future, go to the O'Reilly Radar at: radar.oreilly.com/

For information about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities at Money:Tech, contact Sharon Cordesse at 707.827.7065 or scordesse@oreilly.com.

If you would like to discuss forming a media or promotional partnership with O'Reilly for an upcoming event, contact mediapartners@oreilly.com.

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