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Press Release: September 23, 2010

O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference Charts the Location Revolution: Call for Participation Open

Sebastopol, CA, September 23, 2010—The future belongs to those who understand how to use location data, tools, and services successfully. The O'Reilly Where 2.0 Conference maps the universe of location technology April 19-21, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, California. Program chair Brady Forrest has opened the call for participation, requesting proposals for sessions and workshops.

The premier conference for all things location-aware, Where 2.0 continues to explore what's at stake at the intersection of location, mobile, and social. In its seventh year, Where 2.0 examines the global progress of location-aware technology at this exciting and fiercely competitive crossroads.

Possible proposal topics covering all areas of the location space include, but are not limited to:

  • HTML5
  • Data Collections
  • Users vs. Features
  • Public vs. Private
  • Ads vs. Subscriptions
  • Interfaces
  • Future of Mapping
  • Government & Humanitarian

Proposals will be accepted through October 25, 2010 at:

Early registration will open in January 2011.

Media coverage, keynote videos, speaker presentation files, and photos from O'Reilly Where 2.0 2010 at:

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