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For the First Time Ever Web 2.0 Summit Streams Live Main Stage Action from Event

posted 16 Nov 2010, 05:49 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 16 Nov 2010, 05:51 ]

Viewers from Around the World Invited to Watch Complete Star Studded Keynote Lineup

SAN FRANCISCO Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Web 2.0 Summit, co-produced by O'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, announce that for the first time ever, live coverage of the event will be made available beginning today for viewing and embedding for free from People from around the world will be able to watch breaking news, controversial interviews and groundbreaking advancements as they happen at Web 2.0 Summit.  Web 2.0 Summit starts today at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

"All industry eyes will be on Web 2.0 Summit this week," said John Battelle, Web 2.0 Summit Program Chair. "The very first live Web 2.0 Summit stream offers everyone the chance to watch as the battle for domination of the internet economy plays out on the main stage. We invite people from around the world to tune in and join the conversation online."

Live coverage of Web 2.0 Summit will cover the star studded lineup of speakers taking the main stage including big names likeEric Schmidt, CEO, Google; Peter Chernin, Founder, The Chernin Group; Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook; Carol Bartz, CEO, Yahoo!; Ariel Emanuel, Co-CEO, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment; Reed Hastings, CEO, Netflix, Inc.; Robin Li, Chairman and CEO: Baidu, Inc.; Susan Lyne, Chairman, Gilt Groupe LLC; Yuri Milner, CEO, Digital Sky Technologies and Frank Quattrone, Founder and head of Merchant Banking, Qatalyst Partners.

The stream will be available live throughout the entire span of the event, November 15-17, free of charge to audiences, barring any speaker restrictions. Embedded code for the stream is available at

Attendance at Web 2.0 Summit is limited to maintain an intimate setting and foster dialog among participants. General attendee registration is by invitation only; interested parties may request an invitation at Media credentials are also extended by invitation only.

Web 2.0 Summit sponsors include Diamond Sponsor Comcast; Platinum Sponsors Bing, BlackBerry, Dell and Yahoo; Silver Sponsors Canaan Partners, iStockphoto, Ixaris, Meebo, Quova, TokBox, Unity Medical, and Visa; Supporting Sponsors .CO, Aperture,, Omidyar Network, SendGrid, TriNet HR Corporation and Wyse Technology.

Follow Web 2.0 Summit on Twitter @web2summit, and please tag your tweets with #w2s or #web2summit.


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