Program of the session on Audio Search and Directories
The program of the inaugural session â€œAudio Search and Directoriesâ€? of the Search SIG is now complete. Jeff Karnes, who leads product management for Media Search at Yahoo!, is the latest addition to the â€œPodside Chatâ€?. Before Yahoo!, JeffÂ worked atÂ Virage, a pioneer in Audio search, so weâ€™re glad to have him join Ev â€œOdeoâ€? Williams, Eric â€œAudioblog.comâ€? Rice, David â€œLoomiaâ€? Marks and the host of the evening, Doug â€œITConversationsâ€? Kaye.
As a reminder, the session will take place on Wed Sept 14th at Yahooâ€™s HQ (701 First Avenue, Building C, Room 5 in Sunnyvale, CA), and will promptly start at 7PM (registration from 6:30PM on). Attendance is free for SDForum members, and charge is $15 for non-members â€“ paid at the door.
Here is the final agenda:
6:30-7:00pm – Registration / Food & Drink
7:00â€“7:05pm – A few words about the Search SIG
7:05-8:00pm – Act I: Podside Chat on Audio Search, Directories, Podcasting â€“ trends, opportunities, needs, risks, and anything Doug Kaye will want to cover
8:05-8:15pm – Intermission: Search Networking & Geeking Out
8:20-9:00pm – Act II: Product Demos from Audioblog.com, Loomia and Odeo â€“ and Q&A with the audience
9:00-9:15pm – Open Mike Geek: Announcements (30 seconds of fame & fortune)
9:16pm – You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here
Note: at the end of our meeting, we will provide audience members with the opportunity to make very QUICK 30-second announcements of community geek benefit. however, if you exceed the time limit, you WILL get the hook ðŸ˜‰