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Contact Conference 2011

The Tomorrow Project

Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Contact Conference 2011

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Standard ticket fee includes entrance into the summit, the ability to convene meetings on chosen topics, entrance into the bazaar with ability to present, lunch, and closing party.
Ended $245.00 $7.12

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Contact is a working festival of innovation where the net's leading minds and entrepreneurs can connect with the people who are building the social technologies of tomorrow. The net of the future will not be fueled by ads, but by people solving real problems through distributed, peer-to-peer solutions. This is dormant promise of the Internet, finally coming to fruition.

The content of the day will be organized along four main tracks: 

Technology and Society
Business and Economics
Arts & Learning
Government

But instead of sitting and listening to speeches and panels of world-renowned experts (something we can do just as well online) participants will have the chance to task innovators and experts with their own challenges. Ask Dennis Crowley (the founder of Foursquare) to evaluate your location-based technology. Have Clay Shirky consider the implications of your social strategy. Invite Eli Pariser (founder of MoveOn.org) to improve the effectiveness of your campaigning tool. Yes, they're all coming. 

FEATURED PARTICIPANTS: 

Douglas Rushkoff, Contact Host

Dennis Crowley, Foursquare

Randy Hunt, etsy

Scott Heiferman, Meetup

Eli Pariser, MoveOn

Neal Gorenflo, Sharable

Clay Shirky, Author

R. U. Sirius, Cyberculturalist

Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation

Micah Sifry, Personal Democracy Forum

Venessa Miemis, Emergent by Design

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Musician

Bre Pettis, Makerbot

And more...


Full details at www.contactcon.com.

 

 

DATE:       October 20, 2011

TIME:        Doors: 7:30am, Event: 9:00 - 7:00pm

WHERE:

The Angel Orensanz

Foundation Center

172 Norfolk Street, NY, NY 10002

www.orensanzevents.com

 

ACCOMMODATION:

Click here for information on hotels with discounts for Contact attendees.

PRICE:

$245 — Regular participant

                       $95  Scholarship participant

 

For group rates please contact venessa@contactcon.com. Groups of five or more get 15% off the current rate.


SPONSORS:

Interested in sponsoring the Contact summit?

Please contact sponsorship@contactcon.com.

 


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Angel Orensanz Foundation Center
172 Norfolk Street
New York, NY 10002

Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (EDT)


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The Tomorrow Project

The Tomorrow Project is focused on being the best possible public partner for leading companies in the Social Construct. Companies have a range of requirements they can't accomplish entirely on their own. We are here to help. Among those requirements are unique and powerful public events like Pivot and market-making professional in-gatherings like Social Week.

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2011-02-18 10:40:59

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