Virtual Worlds Conference and Expo Fall, October 10-11, 2007

Virtual Worlds Conference and Expo Fall takes place October 10-11, 2007 at the San Jose Convention Center. Virtual Worlds Fall is dedicated to helping businesses harness the power of virtual worlds to engage with their customers, partners and employees. The event follows the highly successful Virtual Worlds Spring Conference which took place in New York in March.

Entertainment and Marketing
Virtual Worlds for the Enterprise
Business Strategy and Investment
Community and Customer Service
Design and Development

Featured Speakers:

Joakim Achren, Chief Executive Officer, Ironstar Helsinki
Brent Arslaner, VP of Marketing, Unisfair
Jeff Barr, Senior Web Services Evangelist, Amazon Web Services
John Bates, Evangelist, Entropia Universe
Michael Bellavia, Managing Director, Animax Entertainment
Paul Bejgrowicz, Associate Director, Johnson & Johnson PRD
Betsy Book, Director of Product Management, Makena Technologies
Ken Brady, Director, International Strategies, Centric Agency of Change
Erik Bethke, CEO, GoPets
Dr. James Bower, CEO, Numedeon Inc / Whyville.net
Corey Bridges, Co-founder, Executive Producer, & Marketing Director,
  The Multiverse Network
Ron Burns, President, ProtonMedia
Yuanzhe (Michael) Cai, Director, Broadband & Gaming, Parks Associates
Beth Coleman, Professor of New Media, MIT
Edward Castronova, Associate Professor, Indiana University
Giff Constable, GM, ESC Software, The Electric Sheep Company
Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO, SDForum
Aaron Delwiche, Co-founder, Metaversatility, Inc.
Mike Dowdle, Vice President of Business Development, Kaneva
Jeska Dzwigalski, Product and Community Wrangler, Linden Lab
David Gardner, Executive Vice President, Icarus Studios
Scott Garell, CEO – IAC CAP, IAC/InterActiveCorp
Robert Gehorsam, President, Forterra Systems
Rick Giolito, President, Trilogy Studios
Ben Goertzel, CEO, Novamente LLC
Mary Ellen Gordon, Owner, Market Truths Limited
Guntram Graef, Co-Founder, Anshe Chung Studios, Ltd., China
Joel Greenberg, VP, Marketing Innovation, The Electric Sheep Company
Adrienne Haik, Co-Founder, Metaversatility, Inc.
Robin Harper, Vice President, Marketing & Community Development, Linden Lab
Erik Hauser, Founder/Executive Creative Director, Swivel Media
Ian Hughes, Metaverse Evangelist, IBM
Teemu Huuhtanen, President, N.A. & EVP Bus. Dev., Sulake Corp. Ltd.
Nabeel Hyatt, Founder & CEO, Conduit Labs
Joe Hyrkin, Vice President, Sales & Business Development, Gaia Online
John Jainschigg, Director, Online Technology and New Business,
  CMP Technology, LLC
Daniel James, CEO, Three Rings
Sean Kane, Attorney, Drakeford & Kane LLC
Sampo Karjalainen, Chief Creative Officer, Habbo
Darius Kazemi, President, Orbus Gameworks
Bob Ketner, Creative Director, Studio SFO
Sandy Kearney, IBM Global Director, IBM 3D Internet and Virtual Business
Rita J. King, CEO and Creative Director, Dancing Ink Productions LLC
Christopher Klaus, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kaneva
Raph Koster, President, Areae, Inc.
Stephen Lawler, General Manager of Virtual Earth, Microsoft
Christian Lassonde, President, Millions of Us Inc.
Blake Lewin, Vice President Product Development, Turner Broadcasting Inc.
Britney Mason, New Media Consultant, Britney Mason Productions
Chris Melissinos, Chief Gaming Officer CTO Office, Sun Microsystems
Jean-Ann Mills, Events Producer, The Electric Sheep Company
Mattias Miksche, CEO, Stardoll
Nic Mitham, Managing Director, K Zero
Mike Monello, Partner / Creative Director, Campfire
Randal Moss, Manager of Futuring and Innovation Center, American Cancer
   Society
Bryan O’Sullivan, Hacker, Linden Lab
Paco Nathan, Technical Director, HeadCase Humanufacturing, Inc.
Greg Nuyens, CEO, Qwaq
Jeffrey Pope, Senior Manager, Far East Region, Sun Microsystems
Scott Raney, Venture Capitalist, Redpoint Ventures
Christian Renaud, Chief Architect, Networked Virtual Environments, Cisco
Ben Richardson, VP Business Development, Makena Technologies
Ren Reynolds, writer, philosopher and consultant
Yuki Saeki, International Coordinator, Centric – Agency of Change
Daniel Schiappa, GM, Strategy Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft
Joey Seiler, Reporter, VirtualWorldsNews.com
Christopher V. Sherman, Executive Director, Virtual Worlds Management
Craig Sherman, CEO, Gaia Online
Naoyoshi Shimaya, CEO, Metabirds
Art Sindlinger, VP, Activation Director – Social Media & Gaming, Starcom
Yesha Sivan, EIR – Metaverse, JVP Studio Ventures
Trevor F. Smith, Founder, Transmutable
Timo Soininen, Chief Executive Officer, Habbo
Michael Solomon, Professor, Saint Joseph’s University
Paul Steinberg, Intel Software Network, Intel Software Solutions Group
Tim Stevens, President & CEO, Doppelganger
Reuben Steiger, CEO, Millions of Us
Matthew Sunkin, Network Engineer, Intel Corporation
Jodi Turton, Community Manager, Makena Technologies
Sibley Verbeck, CEO, The Electric Sheep Company
Greg Verdino, Chief Strategy Officer, Crayon
Mark Wallace, blogger, 3pointD.com
Rich Weil, Commuity Relations Director, Cartoon Network
Sharon Weinbar, Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners
Michael Wilson, CEO, Makena Technologies
Susan Wu, Principal , Charles River Ventures
Hui Xu, Founder & CEO, HiPiHi Co., Ltd
John Zdanowski, Chief Financial Officer, Linden Lab