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Mini Conference for Widgets Creators

October 13th, 2006 Leave a comment Go to comments

The popularity of widgets has reached its next milestone. Om Malik announced Widgets Live!, the first ever conference specifically devoted to widgets and widgets creators. The conference will be held on November 6th in San Francisco. Unfortunately, we will not be able to attend what will surely be an interesting event. They are targeting an attendance of 200 people.

Here is the schedule for the conference.

Time Session
08:00 – 08:45 Registration and breakfast
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome to Widgets Live!
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote presentation
09:30 – 10:00 Arlo Rose: Konfabulator
10:00 – 10:30 Building widgets using Flex
10:30 – 11:00 Building widgets using HTML and JavaScript
11:00 – 11:30 Success story: MeeboMe
11:30 – 12:00 Success story: Photobucket
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:45 Desktop widget engines panel
13:45 – 14:30 Homepage widgets panel
14:30 – 15:15 Blog sidebar widgets
15:15 – 15:30 Afternoon break
15:30 – 16:15 Widget aggregators
16:15 – 17:00 Widget hardware
17:00 – 18:00 Lightning demos
18:00 Conclusion

For more information, check out Niall Kennedy’s (Widgets Live! organizer) post and additional coverage of the event at Download Squad and Dare Obasanjo.

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