Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Mashup Mountain View

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**IMPORTANT CHECK PAYMENT NOTICE**
If you have opted to pay a registration fee for Mashup Camp MV (Nov 2008) and have selected the CHECK option as your method of payment, please note that your check payment must be received on or before November 17, 2008. Registrations submitted after November 10, 2008 where a check payment is to be made are strongly encouraged to log back in as a returning user and pay by credit card as your check payment may not arrive in time for the event.
Unpaid pending registrations are not transferred to the on-site database so if you are unable to pay in advance of the event, you will need to re-register on-site and provide payment at the full, non-discounted rate. Discounts are not valid on-site.

Please review the following Registration Policies and other commonly asked questions.
Thank you for registering to attend Mashup Camp MV (Nov 2008), to be held November 17-19, 2008 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Included with this confirmation is a receipt for your registration fee, should you have opted to pay one. This receipt, along with this informational letter, will serve as your only registration confirmation. You will recieve a reminder email 1-2 weeks prior to the event.
We’re glad you’ll be joining us! Please refer to the following commonly asked questions for further information.

Mashup Camp Anti-Spam Manifesto
Please note that in exchange for FREE attendance, your name and contact data will be given to all sponsors which have agreed to the Mashup Camp Anti-Spam Manifesto, downloadable from http://mashupcamp.com/downloads/Mashup_Camp_Anti-Spam_Manifesto.pdf
For further information about how TechWeb respects your privacy, please see the UBM Privacy Policy, downloadable from http://ubmtechnology.com/united-business-media-llc-privacy-statement/
It is recommended that you review the privacy policies of the Sponsors to understand how they will use information about you, whether TechWeb has provided it to them as part of a FREE registration or you have given it to them directly at Camp.

Cancellations, Substitutions, and Change Requests
If you need to cancel your Mashup Camp MV (Nov 2008) registration and opted to pay a registration fee, you may do so for a full refund, less a $10.00 service charge until 5:00pm ET on Monday, November 10, 2008. Attendees who register prior to or after the deadline date, who do not cancel in writing by the deadline date are liable for the pass cost and will be charged for the full registration fee. Sorry, no refunds are available for no-shows. If you are unable to attend the event, we recommend that you send a substitution in your place.
You may download the Registration Change Form for cancellations, substitutions or changes at https://www.cmpevents.com/images/RegChangeRequest.pdf and fax it to 415-947-6011 for processing or mail your request to:
UBM Events Registration Department
Mashup Camp Mountain View
600 Harrison Street, 6th floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Written requests for a a change in pass type must be received by 5:00pm ET on Monday, November 10, 2008 for a full refund on the difference of registration fees. Sorry, change requests received after November 10, 2008 cannot be accommodated.

Facility Location
The Computer History Museum is located at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043. For further directions to the facility, contact the Museum directly at 650-810-1010 or visit http://www.computerhistory.org/directions/

Hotel Reservations
A block of rooms has been reserved for Mountain View Mashup Campers at the rate of $169 per night through the Hotel Avante. To reserve a room visit http://reservations.ihotelier.com/crs/g_reservation.cfm?groupID=197509&hotelID=5604
In addition to offering free transportation to the Museum, Hotel Avante has broadband connectivity in all of its rooms and the entire facility is otherwise wired for WiFi.
For more information, visit http://mashupcamp.com/mountain-view-november/travel-lodging.php

Registration Hours
Computer History Museum - Lobby
Monday, November 17 9:00 am – 10:00 am PT
Tuesday, November 18 9:00 am – 10:00 am PT
Wednesday, November 19 9:00 am – 10:00 am PT

Schedule
Since Mashup Camp is largely an unconference, the schedule is somewhat fluid and subject to change. Please visit http://mashupcamp.com/mountain-view-november/schedule.php to download the most recent version.

Contributing to the Discussion
Please consider adding a personal profile page to the Mashup Camp wiki. To add a personal profile page to the wiki, copy and paste the following Web address into your browser: http://wiki.mashupcamp.com/index.php/FirstnameLastname (where Firstname is your first name and Lastname is your lastname)
There should be no spaces between your first and last name and your last name should be capitalized. For example: http://wiki.mashupcamp.com/index.php/DavidBerlind
Once your page is created, click the edit tab, enter some information about yourself in the wiki editor, and save the page.
You might also consider adding a discussion topic idea to the discussion ideas page located at http://mashupcamp.com/wiki/index.php/MashupCamp8DiscussionIdeas

Age Limit & Program Changes:
The producers of Mashup Camp reserve the right to make changes in the programs and speakers, or to cancel sessions if enrollment criteria are not met, or when conditions beyond their control prevail. All sessions are filled on a first come, first seated basis. Due to safety concerns, no one under the age of 18 (including infants in strollers) will be permitted in the facility at any time during Mashup Camp.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you require special assistance, auxiliary aids, interpreters or other reasonable accommodations while at Mashup Camp, please contact Angela Bole, Mashup Camp Project Manager, at abole@techweb.com or 212-600-3092 at least two weeks prior to the event date.

Questions and Changes
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about Mashup Camp, please contact Angela Bole, Mashup Camp Project Manager, at abole@techweb.com or 212-600-3092.

Thank you!
We expect Mashup Camp to be a great success, and we're glad you can join us in beautiful Mountain View, California!
Sincerely,
David Berlind
Co-Founder
Mashup Camp
dberlind@techweb.com


The Official Meetup of the Software Mashup Community

Dear Victor,





You're invited to Mashup Camp Mountain View, a FREE, unconference-style event designed to engage the mashup community at a grassroots level.

Whether you're an independent developer or you're involved with business systems development, Mashup Camp will enable you to learn and practice the nearly limitless benefits of the mashup approach to software development.

Register today to participate in unconference discussions and to hear expert panelists discuss, among other things:

- Why Ajax Standards Matter
- Making the Case for Mashups in Business
- Making Money with Mashups

Visit the Mashup Camp website for more information about the array of opportunities available to participants, including:
Full schedule
Attendee-led discussion suggestions
Best Mashup Contest info
Who's coming page
Guide to The Mashup Camp Social Network
Some of Mashup Camp's Featured Speakers Include:


Tom Tague
Calais Initiative Lead, Thompson Reuters

Tom oversees the Calais developer community at OpenCalais.com, evangelizing the Calais Web service and its free and open API while working closely with both commercial & non-commercial developers.Nikunj Mehta
Technical Staff
Oracle

Nikunj leads two advanced development projects aimed at making data accessible in browser-based applications. AtomDB, a recent outcome of one such project aims to provide off-line persistence and improved responsiveness.Mike Prince
CTO
Buzzbox

Mike is the CTO of BuzzBox, a service that uses life-streaming information to power discovery search. BuzzBox is in very early stages and following a release-early-and-often strategy – so feel free to check out the site but don't be surprised to see a hick-up or two.

See the complete list of who's coming.

As always, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to seeing you in November!

David Berlind
Co-Founder
Mashup Camp
dberlind@techweb.com

The Official Meetup of the Software Mashup Community

Dear Victor,





You're invited to Mashup Camp Mountain View, a FREE, unconference-style event designed to engage the mashup community at a grassroots level.

Whether you're an independent developer or you're involved with business systems development, Mashup Camp will enable you to learn and practice the nearly limitless benefits of the mashup approach to software development.

Register today to participate in unconference discussions and to hear expert panelists discuss, among other things:

- Why Ajax Standards Matter
- Making the Case for Mashups in Business
- Making Money with Mashups

Visit the Mashup Camp website for more information about the array of opportunities available to participants, including:
Full schedule
Attendee-led discussion suggestions
Best Mashup Contest info
Who's coming page
Guide to The Mashup Camp Social Network
Some of Mashup Camp's Featured Speakers Include:


Tom Tague
Calais Initiative Lead, Thompson Reuters

Tom oversees the Calais developer community at OpenCalais.com, evangelizing the Calais Web service and its free and open API while working closely with both commercial & non-commercial developers.Nikunj Mehta
Technical Staff
Oracle

Nikunj leads two advanced development projects aimed at making data accessible in browser-based applications. AtomDB, a recent outcome of one such project aims to provide off-line persistence and improved responsiveness.Mike Prince
CTO
Buzzbox

Mike is the CTO of BuzzBox, a service that uses life-streaming information to power discovery search. BuzzBox is in very early stages and following a release-early-and-often strategy – so feel free to check out the site but don't be surprised to see a hick-up or two.

See the complete list of who's coming.

As always, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out. We look forward to seeing you in November!

David Berlind
Co-Founder
Mashup Camp
dberlind@techweb.com

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