Emerging Technology Conference

Event Info

Mon 9 - Thu 12 Mar, 2009 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
San Jose, US


ETech opens our eyes to the trends, tools and developments in emerging technology that demand our attention—demonstrating how technology can bring us closer to each other and to the world around us.


Experience ETech

    * Plenary sessions alternate between rapid-fire high-order bits and blue-sky views from visionaries.
    * Keynotes illuminate the big picture behind emerging technology stories.
    * Focused breakout sessions translate technology into real-world ideas.
    * In-depth tutorials explore the underlying technology that powers innovations.
    * Events, extra-curricular activities, and the lively "hallway track" foster unexpected encounters.
    * The Exhibit Hall brings you up close with the people and products shaping the future of technology.

Who Should Attend

    * Technologists
    * CxOs and IT managers
    * Hackers and grassroots developers
    * Researchers and academics
    * Thought leaders
    * Business managers and strategists
    * Artists and fringe technologists
    * Entrepreneurs
    * Business developers and venture capitalists
    * Representatives from companies and organizations tracking emerging technologies
    * City planners
    * Medical researchers & professionals
    * Life science professionals
    * City officials and managers

ETech 2008 brought together representatives from companies and organizations like: Accenture, Adobe, Adaptive Blue, Amazon Web Services, Belkin, Boing Boing TV, Bungee Labs, Carnegie Mellon University, Cisco, CNET, Creative Commons, Critical Mass, Deloitte & Touche, LLC, Disney, Eden Prairie Schools, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Evernote Corporation, Follett Digital Resources, Flickr/Yahoo!, Food Hacking, FortiusOne, Frog Design, Inc., GameLayers, Google, Government of Canada, Guardian News and Media, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Ltd., IBM, Integrated Fuse, LLC, Intel, Intuit, Inc., Jaduka, Kavi Corporation, Knowledge Works Foundation, KT Hitel, Linspire, Inc., Magmic Games, Microsoft, MOO Print Ltd, Chicago Museum of Science & Industry, National Education Association, MySQL, Morgan Stanley, Moving Talking Pictures, Nature Publishing Group, NHN Corporation, New York University, Nokia, Pfizer, Inc., Qualcomm, Rebellion, SAIC, Samsung, SK Telecom, Social Technologies, Socialtext, Inc., Stamen Design, Sun Microsystems, TechWeb, Tribal DDB, University of California, University of Chicago, Walt Disney Internet Group, Wesabe, Wired Magazine, Yahoo!

ETech 2008 sponsors and exhibitors included: Sun Microsystems, Adobe, Amazon Web Services, The Walt Disney Internet Group, Google, Inc., O'Reilly: Make, Yahoo!, Inc., AdaptiveBlue, Jaduka, The Free Software Foundation, Freespire, The Electronic Frontier Foundation