EGHOSA OMOIGUI
Director, Strategic Investments
Consumer Internet
Intel Capital

AZA RASKIN
Head of
User Experience
Mozilla Labs

THOMAS TAGUE
Calais Initiative
Lead, Thomson
Reuters

CHRISTINE CONNORS
Global Director
Semantic Technology
Solutions, Dow Jones
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CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE*
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
8:00am8:45am
Registration Vendor Showcase
9:00am9:50am
Opening Keynote Session: Tom Tague, Calais Initiative Lead, Thomson Reuters
10:00am10:50am
Idiots' Guide to the Semantic Web and Web 3.0
Moderator: Eghosa Omoigui, Director, Strategic Investments, Intel Capital
Speakers: Alex Iskold, CEO & Founder, Adaptive Blue; Greg Boutin, Founding Partner, Growthroute Ventures; Peter Sweeney, Founder & CTO, Primal Fusion
10:50am11:15am
Morning Break Vendor Showcase
11:25am12:10pm
Building 21st Century Businesses Around the New Graph Structure of Information
Moderator: Brad Burnham, Partner, Union Square Ventures
Speakers: Hank Williams, CEO, Kloudshare & Conference Co-chair; Michael Cataldo, CEO, Cambridge Semantics
1:10pm2:00pm
Keynote Session: Aza Raskin, Head of User Experience, Mozilla Labs
2:10pm3:00pm
Leveraging Semantic Text Analysis for Marketing, Research, and Operations
Moderator: Evan Sandhaus, Semantic Technologist, Research and Development Operations, The New York Times
Speakers: Brooke Aker, CEO, Expert System; Amiad Solomon, CEO, Peer39; Dr. Tim Musgrove, Founder & CEO, TextDigger

Monetizing Connected Data, Not Pages
Moderator: Bernard Lunn, COO, ReadWriteWeb
Speakers: Luigi LoPresti, Founder & CEO, ONUS Consulting; Andraz Tori, CTO, Zemanta; Julie Nielsen, Director of Client Strategy, appssavvy

3:35pm4:25pm
Monetizing the Social Graph
Moderator: Marta Strickland, Manager, Strategy, Organic
Speakers: Brian Killen, VP Business Development, Unbound Technologies; Eric Wheeler, CEO, 33Across; Ro Choy, Chief Revenue Officer, RockYou

Data and User Interfaces
Moderator: Dan Grigorovici, President, Disruptive Logic & Conference Co-chair
Speakers: Steve Lavine, CEO, Transparensee; John Stockton, Senior RIA Developer, Ascentium; Dan Willis, Consultant, Sapient

4:30pm5:30pm
Networking Reception Vendor Showcase
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
8:00am8:45am
Registration Vendor Showcase
9:00am9:50am
Keynote Session: Eghosa Omoigui, Director, Strategic Investments, Intel Capital
10:00am10:50am
Exploring Implications of Massive Computing Power in the Cloud
Moderator: Karen Teng, VP of Engineering, AdaptiveBlue
Speakers: Mayank Bawa, CEO, Aster Data Systems; Ravi Krishnamurthy, Chief Software Architect, Kickfire Inc.

Smarter Searching
Moderator: Gil Beyda, Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures
Speakers: Dr. Tomasz Imielinski, EVP of Global Search & Answers, Ask.com; Riza Berkan, CEO, Hakia; Robin Johnson, CEO, FT Search; Mark Johnson, Senior Program Manager, Powerset/Microsoft

10:50am11:15am
Morning Break Vendor Showcase
11:15am12:00pm
Strategic Implications of the Mashup
Moderator: Mike Young, Chief Creative Technologist, Research and Development Operations, The New York Times
Speakers: Paul Knegten, Head of Marketing, Dapper Inc.; Oren Michels, Co-Founder & CEO, Mashery; Tristan Harris, CEO, Apture
1:10pm2:00pm
Afternoon Keynote Session: Christine Connors, Global Director, Semantic Technology Solutions, Dow Jones, Enterprise Media Group
2:10pm3:00pm
CIO Round Table: Should We Feel Safe in the Clouds?
Moderator: Howard Greenstein, President, The Harbrooke Group
Speakers: Dwight Merriman, CEO, 10Gen; Nanda Kishore, CTO, ShareThis; John Hendry, CTO, M5

Evolution of Targeting
Moderator: Dan Grigorovici, President, Disruptive Logic & Conference Co-chair
Speakers: Russell Nuzzo, VP, Advanced Analytics, RAPP; Michael Benedek, VP, Business Development, AlmondNet; Basem Nayfeh, CTO, AudienceScience; Eric Litman, Chairman & CEO, Medialets

3:00pm3:25pm
Afternoon Break Vendor Showcase
3:35pm4:25pm
Discovering Critical Business and Marketing Insights Through Analytics, Semantic Reasoning and Data Visualization
Moderator: William Mougayar, Founder & CEO, Eqentia, Inc.
Speakers: Alex Karp, CEO, Palantir Technologies; Marc Hadfield, Founder & CTO, Alitora Systems

*Conference schedule and sessions subject to change.