December 8, 2000

O'Reilly announces P2P conference

Author: JT Smith

O'Reilly's first again -- piloting P2P technologies worldwide with conference and book

Participate in the future of the Internet...
Explore the bounds of peer-to-peer networking...

Shape the next generation of Internet pplications...
Register for the O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference...
The cluster of technologies we're now calling peer-to-peer is a melting pot of ideas that's about to boil over. The O'Reilly P2P Conference, the first and most important conference on P2P, will provide a unique opportunity for developers, entrepreneurs, investors, and those making technology-buying decisions to interact with and engage in conversations with leaders in the peer-to-peer space.

The O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference February 14-16, 2001 Westin St. Francis Hotel San Francisco, California -

Technical visionaries and business leaders will forge the future of peer-to-peer collaborative networking, and explore the technical, legal, and business dimensions raised by the most revolutionary new Internet applications since the Web. Napster, Gnutella, Freenet, Infrasearch, SETI@Home, Popular Power, Groove, Jabber, UDDI--you name it, they'll all be there under one roof, providing a unique opportunity to meet and learn from the technology and business innovators who are shaping the next generation of pervasive technologies.

Speakers include: Gene Kan, Ian Clarke, Ray Ozzie, Dave Anderson, and others who are shaping the P2P revolution.

"This is the next great thing for the Internet. We haven't even begun to understand or imagine the possibilities."--Lawrence Lessig, P2P Conference Keynote Speaker

Secure your participation. Register early for the O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference and save! Early Bird Registration thru January 18, 2001. -

Detailed information about the O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference is available at:

Check out O'Reilly Network's P2P development center online at, featuring thought-provoking articles like Tim O'Reilly's, "Remaking the Peer-to-Peer Meme." And, get your first glimpse at an overview of "Peer-to-Peer: Harnessing the Disruptive Potential of Collaborative Networking." -

For a list of P2P companies, projects and initiatives, go to:

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