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When

October 8, 2007
6.00pm
Please RSVP below or on Upcoming or Facebook.

Where

Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
Palo Alto Campus, Hanover Bldg.
3175 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-843-5000
Driving directions (click on “Driving Directions” in the lower right column)
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via Rrove - if you geotagged pictures on Flickr and/or add Web Monday to EVDB, it would also appear here.

Agenda

Let's take a peek into the future and check out some of the really cool stuff that's going on in this area. Let's take a guess at how the virtual life may affect all of us in the most fundamental way (or not – you decide).

6.00-7.00pm - Arrival

Arrival…

7.00-8.00pm - Presentations, Demos

Talks…

  • “Web 2.0 - Legal Perspectives” – Oliver Breme, Cooley Godward Kronish LLP
  • Sneak preview Wuala, a new way of storing, sharing, and publishing files on the internet – Dominik Grolimund
  • (possible– if I make it) NASA CoLab: Virtual Worlds and Online Communities at NASA in Silicon Valley http://colab.arc.nasa.gov
  • Start-up and Venture Capital Trends in Silicon Valley for German American Business Collaboration – William Jolitz The Start-up File

8.00-10.00pm - Shmoozing

Chilling…

Participants

I'll be there for sure!

  1. Sebastian Küpers (The Otherland Group GmbH)
  2. Markus Breuer (The Otherland Group GmbH)
  3. Dominik Grolimund (Wuala)
  4. Afrus T. (Xing) - I will be there after 8pm :-)
  5. Oliver Breme
  6. Gunther Hofmann (The Perreault Birmingham Group)

Undecided

I'd really like to go but I'm not sure yet if I can make it (please revise as the date draws closer, thanks!).

Audience

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

  • Christian Dahlhausen (mySoup)
  • Lars Zapf (Workity/Blog)
  • Raju Bitter (have a meeting in SF, sorry, won't make it tonight)
  • Your name (Blog)

What is Web Monday and why should I care?

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 innovator 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 20+ cities all across Germany on a regular basis and have attracted several hundred repeat participants so far. Meetings have also been held in Vienna (Austria) and Innsbruck (Austria) as well as on Second Life.

Very broadly put, Web Monday is about the future of the internet (especially insofar as it may be invented in Germany). 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 in the Bay Area (and want to help spread the good vibes), or whether you're from here and would like to connect with folks from overseas – Web Monday Silicon Valley is your chance to present your product, your service, your startup, or your next big idea to a growing audience of German web aficionados (some local, some watching via the web). Plus, there's food and drinks.

To Do

Things to take care of beforehand.

This may or may not include the following:

  • Designated time-keeper (anyone want to volunteer?)
  • Name tags
  • Wi-fi
  • Audio recording (podcast)
  • Video recording
  • Live video streaming
  • Projector
  • Snacks/Pizza
  • Refreshments (beer, wine, water, softdrinks etc.)

Feedback

Good? Bad? Suggestions? Ideas?

Echo

Please note here what others are saying elsewhere.

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