Biggest Names in Technology to Convene at Web 2.0 Summit

Sponsors Plan to Unveil New Strategies and Innovations at Sold-Out Event

PRNewswire
SAN FRANCISCO
Oct 11, 2007

The Web 2.0 Summit, just a week away, will once again be a platform for major players in the Web 2.0 industry to unveil their cutting edge products and services. Participants include Platinum sponsor Nokia, and Gold sponsors Adobe, AOL, eBay, Etelos, HP Invent, Level 3 Communications, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, and WebEx. The fourth annual Web 2.0 Summit will be held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, October 17-19.

Moderated by Program Chair John Battelle of Federated Media and Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media Inc., the event will highlight news from visionaries and executives presenting their unique perspective on the Web's Edge -- this year's conference theme. Co-produced by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and CMP Technology, the sold-out Web 2.0 Summit has become the gathering place for business leaders of the new Web -- it reflects and embodies the community -- bringing together influential minds to discuss and debate the most important issues and strategies driving the Internet economy and what we might expect in the coming year.

The roster of speakers and presenters includes industry luminaries such as Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corp, Chris DeWolfe, CEO and co-founder of MySpace, Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, and Philippe Dauman, CEO of Viacom. In addition to hearing from visionaries and innovators, attendees will have networking opportunities including visiting the sponsor gallery. Also sponsoring will be Accenture, Ask.com, Cisco Systems, Dell, F5, FAST, Fenwick & West, IDA Ireland, iQuestions, JEGI, Juniper Networks, NeuStar, Rearden Commerce, Layered Technologies, Spigit and Userplane.

Always a key event for announcing initiatives and products, the Web 2.0 Summit expects sponsor news from:

   -- Nokia will have a major product announcement
   -- iQuestions.com will be providing practical answers to real-life
      questions in bite-sized, high-definition videos in the form of a
      product roll-out
   -- Userplane plans to announce Userplane Feeds: a collection of free
      APIs, making it easy for website developers and publishers to access
      and integrate applications that add content and function to their
      websites.


  To learn more about the 2007 Web 2.0 Summit, visit:
  http://www.web2summit.com/

  For a complete list of speakers scheduled for the 2007 Web 2.0 Summit
  visit:
  http://www.web2summit.com/pub/w/62/schedule.html

  To read the latest industry buzz and news announcements surrounding Web
  2.0 Summit, visit:
  http://www.web2summit.com/pub/w/62/news.html

  For a current list of conference sponsors visit:
  http://www.web2summit.com/pub/w/62/sponsors.html

For sponsorship information, contact Paige Finkelman at (415) 947-6358 or email pfinkelman@cmp.com.

About CMP

CMP (http://www.cmp.com/) is a media and marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. With the leading online, event and print brands in all technology market categories, and with services and tools that reach beyond traditional advertising, CMP shapes and influences the technology industry worldwide. CMP publishes highly respected media brands such as TechWeb, InformationWeek, ChannelWeb, CRN, EE Times and TechOnline; produces major industry events such as Interop, Web 2.0 Expo, XChange, Game Developer Conference and the Embedded Systems Conferences; and provides business information and marketing services such as the International Customer Management Institute, Semiconductor Insights and Second Life consulting for technology marketers. CMP is a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion. For more CMP news, go to cmp.com/news.

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