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Supernova 2009 Overview and Resource Guide


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The opening slides from Supernova 2009, presented by Kevin Werbach, with pointers to all the resources of the Supernova community.

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Supernova 2009 Overview and Resource Guide

  1. 2. Housekeeping <ul><li>Welcome to the 8 th annual Supernova conference! </li></ul><ul><li>Today at Mission Bay Conference Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening Gala & Showcase: 6:30pm-9pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wednesday and Thursday: Wharton | SF 101 Howard Street, 5 th Floor </li></ul>
  2. 3. Online Resources <ul><li>Detailed in attendee handout </li></ul><ul><li>The Hub: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter feed: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smile, you’re on streaming video! </li></ul><ul><li>WiFi SSID (today) : CommunityCenter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please be conscientious! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use tag “ #sn09 ” on any conference-related tweets, posts, photos, or videos </li></ul>
  3. 4. Thanks to Our Sponsors
  4. 5. Thanks to Our Sponsors PROGRAM SPONSORS CHALLENGE SPONSORS LEGAL TRACK SPONSORS MEDIA SPONSORS LIVESTREAMING BY Knowledge@Wharton, CircleID, The Next Web, iTechLaw, Laughing Squid, ConferenceGuru, International Association of Privacy Professionals, Emerging Communications Conference (EComm), ReadWriteWeb, South by Southwest Interactive, Tech Policy Central OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED BY EkoVenture Groshelle Communications
  5. 6. Why Supernova? <ul><li>An (explosive) end, but also a beginning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impacts of increasingly pervasive networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The song remains the same: From crash to boom 2.0 to crash to… ??? </li></ul><ul><li>Networks matter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intelligence and control moving from centers to edges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intersection of tech, business, society, and policy </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Network Age <ul><li>Networks are everywhere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications systems, applications, social graphs, business relationships, politics, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Networks have distinct properties </li></ul>
  7. 8. 2009 Theme: Change Networks
  8. 9. Change Networks
  9. 10. Change Networks
  10. 11. The Next Three Days <ul><li>Be challenged. </li></ul><ul><li>Be provocative. </li></ul><ul><li>Be productive. </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun! </li></ul>