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January 29, 2007
6.30pm (doors open)
7.30pm (presentations begin)
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Mark your calendars:
* 04/16/2007 – Web Monday Silicon Valley (San Francisco edition) (alongside Web 2.0 Expo, Upcoming)
* 06/18/2007 – Web Monday Silicon Valley (Upcoming)

Wo / Where

Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
Palo Alto Campus, Hanover Bldg.
3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-843-5000
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via Rrove - if you geotagged pictures on Flickr and/or add Web Monday to EVDB, it would also appear here.

About

Web Monday is an informal gathering (in and around Germany) aimed at bringing together developers, designers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, researchers, web pioneers, inventors, bloggers, podcasters, end users and other folks interested in web 2.0 (in the broadest sense). The goal is to better connect the German web 2.0 scene as well as improve transatlantic idea exchange between Germany and the US (and – hopefully – help bring some of those good Silicon Valley vibes to Germany).

Since its inception in November 2005, Web Monday has spread fast: meetings are now being held in 10+ cities all across Germany on a regular basis (among them 7 of the nation's top 10 biggest) and have attracted several hundred repeat participants so far (see statistics). Meetings have also been held in Vienna (Austria) as well as on Second Life.

Who should attend and why?

Anyone involved in web 2.0 or neighboring fields who has an interest in German-US business (or any kind of “bridging” between the two, for that matter) is most welcome to join. Whether you are from Germany and live and work here in Silicon Valley (and want to help spread the love), or whether you are from Silicon Valley and have ties to Germany – Web Monday Silicon Valley is your chance to present your product, your service, your startup, your cool new project or your next big idea to a growing audience of German web aficionados.

Btw, we dig Europe: Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, The Netherlands, France, Poland, Austria… come on over! There is plenty we can learn from each other!

Agenda

6.30-7.30pm - Warm-up

Arrival.

There will be drinks and pizza/snacks (we may ask for a small contribution from those who can afford it). ;-)

7.30-8.30pm - Presentations, Demos

Demos, presentations, talks…

  • Welcome round (e.g. quick poll, Web Monday 101 intro for newbies, tonight's agenda, how to handle Q&A, approximate time limits, contributions for food etc., invitation to take live notes etc.), brief introductions (e.g. 1 sentence or 3 tags)
  • Demos, presentations, talks…
    1. MiaPlaza.com - Online platform for communities, version 2.0 (Johannes Ziegler)
    2. citizen_think_tank follow-up (Tim Bonnemann)
    3. http://developer.db4o.com Building a developer community at db4objects (Christof Wittig) my_talk_here
    4. Rrove - Social bookmarks for places, version 2.0 (David Quiec)
    5. mashup_tools (short concept pitch - Bjoern Hartmann)
    6. Structured wiki - what it is & how it is used at the workplace.(short presentation/demo - Peter Thoeny - TWiki.org)
    7. shoppingpath_--_precise_product_comparisonhttp://www.crispyshop.com and http://www.shoppingpath.com- new generation of Precise Product Comparison, based on ShoppingPath graphical platform. (short demo-Guilherme Leal)
  • Closing round (invitation to give feedback, blog, feel free to use the wiki, help spread the word)

8.30-9.30pm - Shmoozing

Chillin'

Teilnehmer / Participants

I'll be there for sure!

  1. johannes_ziegler (miaplaza) - I'll present version 2.0 of miaplaza – including the new small business advertising option
  2. Linda Cleary
  3. Debbie Mac
  4. Susanne Khawand
  5. Ray Seddigh
  6. Daniel Kellmereit
  7. Joy Banerjee
  8. Sonia Schoeler
  9. Jan Schneider
  10. Tobias Bielenstein (miaplaza)
  11. Guilherme Leal (from ShoppingPath.com, Inc)
  12. Francis Fischbach (Blog )

Vielleicht / Maybe

I'd really like to go but I'm not sure yet if I can make it.

  1. Gerd Meissner Germany-USA Career Center]]
  2. Bernd Henning
  3. Your name Blog

Zuschauer / Audience

I can't come but will follow the evening via the web (as much as that is possible).

To Do

Things to take care of beforehand.

This may or may not include the following:

  • Name tags
  • Wi-fi (sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP)
  • Audio recording (podcast)
  • Video (optional)
  • Projector (sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP)
  • Snacks/Pizza (sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP)
  • Refreshments (beer, wine, water, softdrinks etc.) (sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish LLP)

Feedback

Good? Bad? Suggestions? Ideas?

Since I am not (and perhaps a lot more guys, who wish to attend) in the bay area right now I´d like do suggest to record the whole session and provide it as a podcast or even livestream. Thanks. Christian

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