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What to do at LeWeb3?

Thursday, November 8, 2007 by Dave Winer.

Another thing that led me to the conclusion about conferences is that I'm going to do something interesting at LeWeb3 in Paris, with the permission and support of Loic, who runs the conference (and who is interviewing me on stage).  Permalink to this paragraph

A picture named marquisLeWeb.jpgIn the past Loic has projected an IRC backchannel, and from time to time pictures taken at the show (most famously a picture of Marc Canter sleeping), but this time Loic has given me something to do that I find truly inspiring. My job is to help get a flow of interesting pictures from the community to appear on the big screen on stage, and (if I can convince him to do this) a few screens scattered around the venue.  Permalink to this paragraph

The first thought is to include pictures that were taken at the event itself, and of course we should use many of those, but I'd like to make it broader, to include people and places that are on the network defined by the conference. If it's like last year, there will be people tuned in from all around the world, and wouldn't it be great if we had a way to not only pull in their ideas (and we could do this better, btw) but also their imagery? It would give it a much richer world-wide feel.  Permalink to this paragraph

One of the exciting opportunities for tech industry conferences is to find new ways to use networking on a world-wide level.  Permalink to this paragraph

If you want, you can start uploading to Flickr pictures you think belong on stage.  Permalink to this paragraph

Please use this tag: PreLeWeb3.  Permalink to this paragraph

We might as well start talking about it now!  Permalink to this paragraph

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