The London hub for the <head> web conference - schedule and last chance to sign up!

The <head> web conference is going to be kicking off tomorrow (Friday, October 24, 2008) at 15:00 London time with the local conference hub in London, to be joined shortly thereafter with the hubs in Brighton and San Francisco.

Speakers like Tim O'Reilly, Richard Moross, Jeremy Keith, Gavin Bell, Gavin Starks, Stephanie Troeth and Simon Willison will be speaking live from the London hub at our awesome venue, The Magic Circle, in the heart of London.

The hub will conclude in the evening with a 1.5hr fully-catered cocktail reception (details below).

Here's the schedule of speakers and talks:

Time (London)Session
10:00 - 14:00Setup
14:30 - 15:00Doors open - arrivals
15:00 - 15:10Introductions
15:10 - 15:25The Long Web
Jeremy Keith
15:25 - 15:305 min conversation*
15:30 - 15:45Disintegration of the persistence of identity
Gavin Bell
15:45 - 15:505 min conversation*
15:50 - 16:10Stephanie Troeth and Ann McMeekin in conversation.
16:10 - 16.3020 min break
16:30 - 16:45Simon Willison
16:45 - 16:50 5 min conversation*
16:50 - 17:10Uplinks
Manchester, Brighton, Switzerland, San Francisco, and Second Life hubs.
17:10 - 17:30The State of Flash.
Seb Lee Delisle, Steve Webster, Carlos Ulloa Moderated by Aral Balkan
17:30 - 17:50 20 min break
17:50 - 18:05Your Energy Identity
Gavin Starks
18:05 - 18:105 min conversation*
18:10 - 18:257 reasons why web development is running in circles
Chris Heilmann
18:25 - 18:30 5 min conversation*
18:30 - 18:50Richard Moross in conversation
18:50 - 19:1020 min break
19:10 - 19:25Why open matters from innovation to commoditisation
Simon Wardley
19:25 - 19:305 min conversation*
19:30 - 19:50Uplinks:
Rafi Haladjian, Gary Vaynerchuk, Lynda Weinmann, Second Life real/virtual recital by Smily Raymaker (Sarah Ruddick)
19:50 - 20:20Tim O’Reilly in conversation
20:20 - 20:30Closing remarks
20:30 - 22:00Cocktail reception
Warm hors d'oeuvres, wine, and drinks to close off the evening.
22:00 - 22:30End

The cocktail reception

And here's a selection from our menu for the cocktail reception:

Wine, fruit juices, and mineral water will be served during the evening reception, and teas and coffees and soft drinks will be available during the daytime breaks.

To attend, simply buy a ticket for the conference (for just $149 -- that's only about £85) to attend the conference and register for the hub on the London hub page. (Don't forget to print out your tickets and bring them with you.)

Hurry, places are limited! Don't miss your chance to experience this wonderful speaker line-up in person.

For more information, please see the London hub page on the <head> web conference web site.