Schedule: Keynote sessions

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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Kat Meyer (O'Reilly Media, Inc. ), Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
TOC opening remarks by program chairs Kat Meyer and Joe Wikert. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
The ebook transition has had many publishers running scared. Tim O'Reilly is still excited about the future of publishing, and optimistic that we're discovering it, bit by bit. He'll share his thoughts from the front lines. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Brian David Johnson (Intel Corporation)
In the next decade it will be possible to turn anything into a computer. We will be living in a world where we are surrounded by computational intelligence. What tools do we need to design this future? How can we envision our tomorrows so that we can start building them today? It is possible to change the future and it’s simpler than you might think. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Matt MacInnis (Inkling)
Matt MacInnis, CEO of Inkling, will discuss newly announced technologies that will aid not only in the construction of structured, high-fidelity digital products, but also provide powerful new ways to drive content discovery among consumers. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
John Wheeler (SPi Global)
The impact of EPUB 3 and HTML5 continues to expand. In this keynote, you will learn the top reasons to maximize your content for different devices and why you should be converting your existing assets to HTML5. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Henry Jenkins (University of Southern California), Brian David Johnson (Intel Corporation), Cory Doctorow (craphound.com)
Henry Jenkins, Provost’s Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts, USC Annenberg in conversation with Futurist at Intel Corporation, Brian David Johnson and Cory Doctorow, Science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Program chairs Kat Meyer and Joe Wikert introduce the afternoon keynote segment. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Douglas Rushkoff ("Program or Be Programmed")
People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, compile knowledge, and connect with anyone, at anytime. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed into one focal point: everyone would be everywhere at once. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Evan Williams (The Obvious Corporation)
Evan Williams, co-founder of Pyra Labs (creators of Blogger) and Twitter will be giving a brief demo of his new online publishing platform, "Medium." Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Douglas Rushkoff ("Program or Be Programmed"), Evan Williams (The Obvious Corporation)
Join Media Theorist Doug Rushkoff and entrepreneur Evan Williams for an engaging discussion about the future of the Web, and the implications for authors, readers, and the publishing industry. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Jeff Jaffe (World Wide Web Consortium (W3C))
Today’s eBook market is dynamic, fast-changing and strong. eBooks compete with printed versions, and there is a wide choice of hardware and software available for eBook readers. Nevertheless, publishers face major business and technical challenges in this market, some of which could be reduced or removed by standardization such as HTML5 and the Open Web Platform. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
From the 10 finalists invited to demonstrate their innovations in person at TOC, a Winner, a Runner-Up, and an Audience Choice Award Winner will be announced during this segment. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
John Tayman (Byliner)
Hailed as "One of the 10 Most Innovative Media Companies in the World" (Fast Company), start-up publisher Byliner is putting a whole new spin on the development and delivery of content. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Mark Waid (Thrillbent)
Comics and graphic novels are print relics in a digital world. Thrillbent.com publisher Mark Waid, a 30-year veteran in the comics field, demonstrates how he and his team have reinvented the comics medium from the ground up for tablets and mobile devices in jaw-dropping ways. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Meredith Schwartz (Library Journal)
Now in its second year, Library Journal’s Patron Profiles: Understanding the Behavior and Preferences of US Public Library Users, offers key insights into patrons’ rapid, enthusiastic adoption of ebooks. Despite “friction” from many publishers’ imposed limits on libraries’ ability to offer content for sharing, demand continues to grow and strong links between patron borrowing and buying endure. Read more.
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Location: Broadway Ballroom
Maria Popova (Brain Pickings)
Maria Popova, Founder & Editor, Brain Pickings. Read more.

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