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Boston 2004
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Conference Schedule Tenative
Friday Night April 25, 2004
At Wyndham Tremont Hotel Boston:
Non-conference related - show up in the pub - don't hang out in the room!

Saturday April 26, 2003

Conference Center, Wyndham Tremont Hotel:
8:00aConference Registration Desk Opens.
8:00aExhibit and eating room opens.
8:30a-9aContinental breakfast served.
9:30aOpening Ceremonies.
9:50a-10:30aSponsors Greetings.
11:00a-12:30pSpeaker Presentations.
12:00p-Speaker Q&A.
1:00p Lunch!
1:00p Door Prize Drawings.

Saturday April 26, 2003

At a top secret Pub Location in Boston
2:00pm to whenever Pubcon! (must have name tag to attend)

Conference Itinerary

The start time is set, but the other times are rather fluid and may change on the day of the event depending on external factors.

Friday Night April 25, 2003 - hang out

  • Reminder: Conference goers will be coming in from all over the world. The international travelers and many WebmasterWorld regulars will be in early and hanging out at the hotel.

Saturday April 26, 2003

At Conference Center, Boston Wyndham Tremont Hotel:
  • 8:00a Conference Registration Desk Opens. On site registration opens.
  • 8:00a Exhibit and eating room opens: The conference room with exhibitors and sponsor booths will open at this time to allow attendees an opportunity to meet and greet.
  • 8:30a-9a Continental breakfast served: A light morning continental breakfast will be served in the conference room.
  • 9:30a Opening Ceremonies - Welcome: Brief intro's and welcoming cerimonies.
  • 9:50a-10:30a Sponsors Greetings: Each main event sponsor will have the opportunity to address the audience for a few minutes.
  • 11:00a-12:00p Speaker Presentations: Main speakers from several search engines will give brief presentations.
    Matt Cutts, 1 Google
    Tim Mayer, 2 Fast Search and Transfer
    Paul Gardi, 3 AskJeeves
  • 12:00p-1'ish Speaker Q & A: An opportunity to ask questions with the search engine panel members about their presentations.
  • 1:00p Lunch served in the conference room.
  • 1:00p Door Prize Drawings: Several door prize giveaways will be presented at the conference.
    Free hosting and some software packages.
  • 2:00pm-whenever Pubcon! At a Top Secret Pub Location in Boston, must have name tag to get in the door. It will be an open bar for a few hours with snacks.

1 Matt Cutts: joined Google as an Engineer Software in January 2000. Previously, he worked on his "PHD in computer graphics" at the university of North Carolina with Chapel Hill. He published articles on the "office of the future" on the recognition of objects in the compressed images. Matt wrote application "Safe Search", the family filter used by Google.

2 Tim Mayer: Vice president of Fast Search and Transfer's Web Search Business Unit.
Tim is responsible for the product direction of FAST Web Search as well as developing and managing relationships with web portals and business partners. Previously, as director of Product Management & Marketing at Inktomi Corporation, Mayer was responsible for the product direction of the Inktomi Web search engine. Prior to Inktomi, Mayer worked at Thomson & Thomson as the project manager of the SAEGIS and NameStake platforms. Mayer received an MBA from Babson College, Wellesley, Mass., and a BA in English Literature from Hobart College, Geneva, New York.

3 Paul Gardi: Senior Vice President of Search AskJeeves. A native of South Africa, Gardi received his BA and MBA from Harvard University and is responsible for guiding the strategic growth and integration of Teoma Technologies, the engine that drives Ask Jeeves' search, into the Ask Jeeves Web Properties Group.

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