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October 18, 2011

O'Reilly Where Conference: The Business of Location - Call for Proposals Open

Sebastopol, CA, October 18, 2011O'Reilly Where Conference charts the burgeoning business of location April 2-4, 2012, at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA. As location technology permeates daily life, where people live, go, and spend their money become key factors in business strategy. Location technologies help companies identify and serve their markets far more effectively than ever before, with vast potential for growth.

The eighth annual Where Conference explores what's at stake at the intersection of location, mobile, and social. Conference chair Brady Forrest invites proposals on topics including, but not limited to:

  • HTML5
  • Data collections
  • Users vs. features
  • Public vs. private
  • Ads vs. subscriptions
  • Future of mapping
  • Government and humanitarian applications
  • Devices and sensors
  • Tools and apps that go beyond the check-in
  • The intersection of marketing and location

Submit your proposal by October 31, 2011. For a full list of topics and more information, see:
http://oreil.ly/pPckPi

Early registration for Where Conference opens in December.

See media coverage, keynote videos, speaker presentation files, and photos from Where 2011:
http://oreil.ly/qCQGdT

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