Webstock - 16-20 February 2009, Wellington, New Zealand

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Programme

Webstock 2009 will consist of three days of intimate hands-on workshops with industry leaders, followed by two days of action packed, talent-laden, 26-sesssion conference proper.

Workshops

Conference

Receive a 20% discount to workshops when attending the main conference also. The discounted price for workshops is indicated by *

Waitlisting
If you would like to be waitlisted for a workshop that has sold out, please email Mike and let him know. We can't promise a place, but sometimes there are cancellations.

Monday 16th February
Workshop Time Cost
Mastering CSS and XHTML - building elegant websites
Russ Weakley
SOLD OUT!
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Designing & Sustaining Creative Communities
Heather Champ & Derek Powazek
SOLD OUT!
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Presentation Aikido
Damian Conway
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$850
$680*
Tuesday 17th February
Workshop Time Cost
Designing Balance Into Your Agile Process
Jackson Wilkinson
SOLD OUT!
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Data-mining and machine learning for social data
Toby Segaran
Half day
09:00-12:30pm
$375
$300*
Frontiers of Javascript
Cameron Adams
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Wednesday 18th February
Workshop Time Cost
Social Design: From Strategy to Interface
Joshua Porter
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Real World Accessibility for Ajax and Web Apps
Derek Featherstone
Full day
09:00-4:30pm
$750
$600*
Managing Humans and Projects
Michael Lopp
SOLD OUT!
Half day
09:00-12:30pm
$375
$300*
Thursday 19th February - conference day one
Time Speaker
8:50am - 9:05am Opening and welcome
9:05am - 9:45am Jane McGonigal
Gaming Reality
9:50am - 10:30am Nat Torkington
Better, Stronger, Faster Failures
10:30am - 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am - 11:40am Derek Powazek
The Wisdom of Communities
11:45am - 12:25pm Main auditorium
Meg Pickard
Content, Communities & Collaboration
Illot theatre
Matt Biddulph
Made of messages
Civic suite
Fiona Romeo
Astrotagging bots and citizen scientists
12:25pm - 1:25pm Lunch
1:25pm - 2:05pm Main auditorium
David Recordon
Open, Social Web
Illot theatre
Cameron Adams
Programmers are the new creatives
Civic suite
Pamela Fox
Client Killed the Server Star: The new client/server model
2:05pm - 2:50pm Adrian Holovaty
A mashup case study: EveryBlock.com
2:55pm - 3:35pm Heather Champ
Shepherding Passionate Communities
3:35pm - 4:05pm Afternoon tea
4:05pm - 4:45pm Michael Lopp
Being Geek
4:50pm - 5:30pm Ze Frank
The explicit
5:30pm - 7:30pm Beats, Bubble and Craftstock
Friday 20th February - conference day two
Time Speaker
9:00am - 9:05am Welcome
9:05am - 9:45am Russell Brown
Content: Who's Doin' It Right?
9:50am - 10:30am Derek Featherstone
Madame Butterfly
10:30am - 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am - 11:40am Annalee Newitz
Your Business Plan Is Science Fiction And That's a Good Thing
11:45am - 12:25pm Main auditorium
Joshua Porter
Designing Sign Up Screens & Flows
Illot theatre
Toby Segaran
Why Semantics?
Civic suite
Jasmina Tesanovic
The Design of Crime
12:25pm - 1:25pm Lunch
1:25pm - 2:05pm Main auditorium
Russ Weakley
Open web, open data, open panic?
Illot theatre
Ben Goodger
A retrospective of ballet classics
Civic suite
Matt Biddulph
Hardware hacking for fun and profit
2:10pm - 2:50pm Matt Jones
The Demon-Haunted World
2:55pm - 3:35pm Tom Coates
Instrumenting your life
3:35pm - 4:05pm Afternoon tea
4:05pm - 5:00pm Bruce Sterling
The Short but Glorious Life of Web 2.0, And What Comes Afterward
5:05pm - 6:00pm Damian Conway
Web 2.0.1.
6:00pm - 6:10pm Closing
6:10pm - Late Post-match function at the Embassy
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