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"A who's who of location-aware players." Michael Calore, Wired.com webmonkey

"Where 2.0 did a superb job of gathering the major parties to the table to discuss mobile-social-mapping." Joe Francica, Directions Magazine

"I would say Where 2.0 trumps SXSW and deserves some much needed contemplation." Ian Stinson, Geo Local Road Map

"So this year's Where 2.0 in a sentence: location technology can help people have fun, and it can also just plain help people. Good news all around." Paul Ramsey, OpenGeo

"Where 2.0 is THE event for location based services and with the evolution of Maps, the perfect place to talk about what's new and exciting." JBC, Nokia Conversations

"A hotspot of creative thinking and investigation into what's possible in terms of location-based services today, and what's just around the corner." Mike Cooper, Nokia

"The presentations from the Where 2.0 conference always blow me away." Andrew Crook, GIS and Agent-based Modeling

"Where 2.0 was tremendous." Gregory Dicum, freelance journalist

"[Where 2.0 2008] was a great conference, an excellent set of speakers and a wonderful opportunity to learn and network." Frank San Miguel, Founder, Concharto.org

"Where 2.0 was the most interesting and provocative conference I have ever attended" —John Frank, Founder and CTO, MetaCarta, Inc.

"The Where 2.0 conference is probably one of the most important meetings of the year for developers of new Web 2.0 mapping technologies." Frank Taylor, Google Earth Blog

"I can't remember a conference I have attended in the past few years where there was just so much to take-in. [The next] Where 2.0…will be a show not to miss." Ed Parsons, edparsons.com

"Many companies are trying to position themselves as leaders in the geolocation field this week, which makes sense since the sure-to-be-fascinating Where 2.0 conference kicks off next week." Rafe Needleman, CNET News.com

"[Where 2.0] presentations provided a stimulating combination of cartographic history, bleeding-edge technologies (many of them still under construction), and debate over how businesses can tap into the new excitement over consumer access to geo-referenced data on the Web." Wade Roush

"The Where 2.0 Conference is an excellent forum for the mapping community to discuss the future of mapping for businesses and consumers." Stephen Lawler, Microsoft MapPoint GM

"If you are in the web 2.0 mapping business, and the virtual globe business, I think this is probably one of the best conferences, if not the best, to attend." Frank Taylor, Google Earth Blog

Meet the Where 2.0 Conference Team

Where 2.0 Conference Program Chairs

Brady Forrest

Brady Forrest
Conference Co-chair
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Laurel Ruma

Laurel Ruma
Conference Co-chair
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Event Management

Gina Blaber

Gina Blaber
Vice President, Conferences
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Twitter

Marketing

Suzanne Axtell

Suzanne Axtell
Communications Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Twitter
LinkedIn

Allison Gillespie

Allison Gillespie
Marketing Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Facebook
LinkedIn

Sales

May Carver

May Munji
Sales Associate
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

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Yvonne Romaine
Sales Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Event Operations

Lauren Kilcullen

Lauren Kilcullen
Event Planner
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Patrick Dirden

Patrick Dirden
Registration Coordinator
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Twitter

Vee McMillen

Vee McMillen
Operations Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Media Relations

Jackie Hadley

Jackie Hadley
Communications Associate
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Maureen Jennings

Maureen Jennings
Media Relations Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Twitter
Facebook

Web

Mark Levitt

Mark Levitt
Web Production Manager
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Craig Palmer

Craig Palmer
Web Producer
O'Reilly Media, Inc.

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  • OnStar
  • Esri
  • AT&T Interactive
  • Google
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • AND Automotive Navigation Data
  • C3 Technologies
  • Ditto
  • Facebook
  • Factual
  • MapQuest
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NAVTEQ

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at yromaine@oreilly.com

Download the Where 2.0 Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

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