Speaking of cool conferences. Kevin Werbach's Supernova 2003 July 8 & 9 should be cool. I'm looking forward to going. Maybe we should do a blogging bof.

Confirmed speakers:

- Reed Hundt, former FCC Chairman
- Jonathan Schwartz, EVP of Software, Sun
- Joichi Ito, CEO, Neoteny Co. Ltd. (Japan)
- Kevin Lynch, Chief Software Architect, Macromedia
- Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, US Navy (retired)
- J.C. Herz, Joystick Nation
- Merrill Brown, SVP, RealNetworks
- Craig Donato, CEO, Grand Central Communications
- Tom Hawk, GM of Grid Computing, IBM
- David Isenberg, Isen.com
- Marko Ahtisaari, Insight & Foresight Unit, Nokia
- Bruce Mehlman, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Tech Policy
- Mena Trott, CEO, Six Apart
- Sriram Viswanathan, Managing Director, Intel Capital
- Maria Martinez, CEO, Embrace Networks
- Mike Hirshland, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
- Nikolaj Nyholm, Founder & CTO, Ascio Technologies (Denmark)
- Gigi Sohn, Executive Director, Public Knowledge
- Clay Shirky, Author and Consultant

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Damn that one looks fun. Too rich for my blood tho. Maybe I can come hang out for the parties ;-)

Yeah, too rich for my blood as well -- and I'm local to DC!

You ought to organize a blog event outside the auspices of the conference so DC Bloggers (map) can party with the blogging bigwigs. :-)

Looked into this, but, alas it is too rich for me as well. Also in DC and also wanting to attend a blowout blog bash in the District! woohoo!

Greg, are you volunteering to organize this? ;-)

I nominate Greg to organize a blog party. :)

Hmmmm. Let's see...

Second person: "You ought to organize a blog event"

First person: "I ought to organize a blog event"

Whew. Thank goodness I used to be an English teacher! I was confused there for a moment!

;-)

Actually, I suggested it on the weblogs-social-dc list, so we'll see if there's momentum for the idea.

Cool. Just talked to Kevin to confirm and we do have time free in the evening to have a meeting.

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Supernova from Ten Reasons Why
May 21, 2003 3:59 AM

I was excited to notice that the Supernova 2003 conference that Joi Ito referenced today (or...er...tomorrow...so international dateline action happening there, I guess) will be around the corner from me in July. Then I noticed registration is $1795. Y... Read More

Supernova 2003 in DC from Matt Croydon::postneo
May 21, 2003 4:31 AM

Joi points out that Supernova will be held in DC later this summer. The conference itself is priced out of my tax bracket, but if Joi and others are going to be in town, it'd be perfect for a weblogger get together. Read More

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