Web 2.0 conference in Cork attracts international speakers

IT@Cork – the not-for-profit, networking organisation for IT professionals, is holding a half-day conference on Web 2.0 on June 8th next.

The speaker list includes Salim Ismail, co-founder of PubSub, Shel Israel, co-author with Robert Scoble of the business blogging book Naked Conversations and Fergus Burns, founder of Nooked.

The preliminary conference agenda is as follows:

14.00 Registration and Arrival Coffee
14.30 Introduce event & it@cork
14.40 Shel Israel – The Web 2.0 (r)evolution – What is Web 2.0?
15.20 Salim Ismail – Is Web 2.0 = DotBomb 2.0? Does Web 2.0 make business sense?
16.00 Coffee and networking
16.30 Fergus Burns – Web2.0 – An Irish tech startup perspective
16.50 Walter Higgins of pxn8 – Developing Web 2.0 apps
17.10 Rob Burke of Microsoft Ireland – Atlas – Microsoft’s new framework for building cross-browser, cross-platform AJAX applications
17.30 Panel Q & A

It is on in the Radisson, Little Island. Attendance is free to IT@Cork members and €50 to non-members – places are going fast, so if you are interested in attending, register online at the IT@Cork site (or phone Catherine or Deirdre on +353-21-2307011).

[Disclosure: I’m on the steering committee of IT@Cork and am heavily involved in the organisation of this conference.]

UPDATE:
I see Catherine has posted about the Web 2.0 event on the IT@Cork blog as well.

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