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AT&T is a premier communications holding company offering the world’s most advanced IP-based business communications services, the nation’s fastest 3G network and the best wireless coverage worldwide, and the nation’s leading high speed Internet access and voice services. In domestic markets, AT&T is known for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment. As part of their three-screen integration strategy, AT&T operating companies are expanding their TV entertainment offerings.
Atigeo’s xPatterns™ is solving the complex challenge of deriving meaning from unstructured data in real-time to present intuitive experiences through a new breed of semantic technology. Enterprises can now facilitate the intelligent discovery of knowledge from unstructured data drawn from vast, dynamic and disparate sources of text. xPatterns auto-creates and maintains ontologies in real-time in order to find highly useful, relevant, and at times unforeseen correlations. xPatterns enables a trust model the enterprise may extend to its users, providing each user the ability to privately manage their data. Consumer controlled personas that are portable across devices, enable personalized interactions of unprecedented relevance. Third party applications can easily be deployed on xPatterns through web-services to immediately enrich data insight through the self-discovery of patterns and concepts in real-time.
CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY & TECHNOLOGY
The Center for Democracy and Technology is a non-profit public interest organization working to keep the Internet open, innovative, and free. As a civil liberties group with expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT works to enhance free expression and privacy in communications technologies by finding practical and innovative solutions to public policy challenges while protecting civil liberties. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.
CENTER FOR POLICY ON EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
The Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET) is a nonpartisan think tank for the 21st century in Washington, D.C. Knowledge. Risk. Anticipation. C-PET’S mission is to explore the impacts of transformative emerging technologies, and anticipate their implications for public policy.
A worthwhile conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. ConferenceGuru reviews thousands of conferences to find great conferences and establishes partnerships with the organizers that enable us to offer a limited quantity of conference passes at a great price.
FUTURE OF PRIVACY FORUM
Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, D.C.-based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum is led by Internet privacy experts Jules Polonetsky and Christopher Wolf and includes an advisory board comprised of leading figures from industry, academia, law and advocacy groups. FPF was launched in November 2008, and is supported by Adobe, AOL, AT&T, The Better Advertising Project, BlueKai Deloitte, eBay, Facebook, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, The Nielsen Company, Qualcomm, Verizon and Yahoo.
Hundreds of the world’s leading bloggers, podcasters, videobloggers, and tech-savvy enthusiasts will once again descend upon the city of Seattle, Washington from August 19 – 21, 2010 for the tenth Gnomedex conference. Gnomedex will once again become the crossroads between producers and observers, between users and developers. It has positioned itself as a zeitgeist for thought leaders and followers alike, and continues to play a role in relevant online and offline discourse.
Guidewire Group is a global market intelligence and advisory firm passionate about technology entrepreneurship. Guidewire Group’s exclusive focus on early-stage companies and emerging technology markets drives insight and opportunity to its clients and community.
Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets.
Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
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INFO LAW GROUP
In today’s economy, businesses of every size, shape and type store, transmit or process information. While providing tremendous advantages, this integration of business, technology and data reliance also raises novel and complex legal issues. InfoLawGroup LLP was established in October 2009 to address these matters by providing efficient and high quality legal services at an affordable price. The firm concentrates on legal issues concerning privacy, data security, information technology, e-commerce and intellectual property. InfoLawGroup addresses a broad spectrum of legal matters, including transactions and e-commerce, compliance, breach notice and incident response and litigation.
INTEL SOA PRODUCTS GROUP
Intel SOA Products Group is part of Intel’s Software and Solutions Group. The Intel SOA Expressway is a soft-appliance deployed to address common XML and SOA problem areas such as acceleration, security, service mediation and service governance. This Cloud Gateway is available for any organization deploying services(SOA) or looking to reduce security risks for access to cloud services.
Internet Identity Workshop
Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) is the premiere venue for technologists interested in online identity, authenticate, authorization, and personal data. IIW has been the launchpad for many of the most popular online identity protocols including OpenID and OAuth.
IIW is held twice a year in Mountain View, CA in the Spring and Fall. The fifteenth edition of IIW will be held on Oct 23-25, 2012.
Kantara Initiative’s mission is to bridge and harmozine the identity community with actions that will help ensure secure, identity-based, online interactions while preventing misuse of personal information so that networks will become privacy protecting and more natively trustworthy environments.
Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Media news. With more than 20 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web and offering social media resources and guides.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is a full-service law firm with market-leading strengths in the energy, financial services, real estate and technology sectors. Based in the world’s major financial and technology centers, Pillsbury counsels clients on global corporate, regulatory and litigation matters. We work in multidisciplinary teams that allow us to anticipate trends and bring a 360-degree perspective to complex business and legal issues—helping clients to take greater advantage of new opportunities and better mitigate risk. This collaborative work style helps produce the results our clients seek.
Seattle 2.0 is the most widely read website in Seattle focused solely on the tech startup community, with a team of writers comprised exclusively of entrepreneurs, executives and startup investors. Every month, Seattle 2.0 publishes a comprehensive index of nearly 400 Seattle-based startups ranked by their website traffic, known as the Seattle Startup Index. Entrepreneurs can find a wide variety of resources on Seattle20.com including a service provider directory, event calendar, twitter listings and a job board. Seattle 2.0 also produces influential events including the annual Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards and StartupDay, the conference for pre-entrepreneurs.
SOCIAL MEDIA CLUB
Social Media Club (SMC) hosts conversations that explore key issues facing professionals and organizations as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. SMC’s primary missions are focused on promoting media literacy, promoting standards based technologies, championing ethical behavior and sharing our collective knowledge and insights with each other and the world. As the world’s largest organization of Social Media Professionals, we reach leading influencers and social media enthusiasts in face to face meetings held in over 230 cities around the world. As part of our dedicated efforts to improve media literacy, our SMCEDU.org program is striving to improve the quality of social media education in universities.
TechFlash is an online news site dedicated to covering the technology industry in the Pacific Northwest. It is product of Puget Sound Business Journal led by veteran journalists Todd Bishop and John Cook, with contributions from PSBJ staff writer Eric Engleman.
THE PROGRESS & FREEDOM FOUNDATION
The Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. Its mission is to educate policymakers, opinion leaders, and the public about issues associated with technological change, based on a philosophy of limited government, free markets, and individual sovereignty.
TRUSTe is the leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company and powers trust in the data economy by enabling businesses to safely collect and use customer data across web, mobile, cloud and advertising channels. Our cloud-based Data Privacy Management Platform delivers innovative technology products, including website monitoring and advertising compliance controls – along with privacy assessments and certifications.
More than 5,000 companies worldwide, including Apple, Disney, eBay, Forbes, LinkedIn and Oracle rely on our DPM platform and globally recognized Certified Privacy Seal to protect/enhance their brand, drive user engagement and minimize compliance risk.