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2002

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The following is the agenda from the 2002 Nantucket Conference. Guest activities are in italics.

Thursday, May 2

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Opening cocktail reception

7:30pm

Dinner in Nantucket

9:30pm

Private Movie Screening - Gaslight Theater

Friday, May 3
7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am

Introductions

9:00am - 10:30am

Tech Veterans Read the Tea Leaves: What Happened, What's Happening Now, and What's Next?

Speakers:
George Bell, CEO, Upromise; Former CEO, Excite@Home
Charles Brenner, Senior Vice President, Fidelity Center for Applied Technology
Marina Hatsopoulos, CEO, Z Corporation
Frank Moss, Chairman, Bowstreet
Bill Warner, Founder, Avid Technology and Wildfire Communications

Moderator:
Scott Kirsner
, Contributing editor at Wired Magazine and Fast Company; @large columnist for the Boston Globe

10:30am - 11:00am

Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Fireside Chat:

George Colony, CEO, Forrester Research with Mitch Kapor, Co-founder, Lotus Development Corp. and the Electronic Frontier Foundation; Chairman, Open Source Applications Foundation.

Moderator:
Lew McCreary, Editorial Director of CXO Media Inc.

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Let's Do a Deal (game show)

Host:
Patrick Rafter, Director of Corporate Communications at Bluesocket, Inc.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

No Holds Barred: An Unvarnished Assessment of the Venture Capital and M&A Markets

Speakers:
Paul Bowen
, Vice President, Robertson Stephens
Paul Deninger, Chairman and CEO, Broadview International
Mike Krupka, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Paul Maeder, Founder and Managing General Partner, Highland Capital Partners
Elliot Swan, Managing Director, TD Capital Ventures; Former Director, Intel Capital

Moderator:
John Landry, Principal, Lead Dog Ventures

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Small Pieces Loosely Joined: David Weinberger discusses his "Unified Theory of the Web"

Introducer:
Lisa DeSisto
, Vice President and General Manager, Boston.com

Speaker:
David Weinberger, Author, "The Cluetrain Manifesto" and "Small Pieces Loosely Joined"; Editor & Publisher, Journal of the Hyperlinked Organization

4:45pm - 6:15pm

Van tour of Nantucket

5:00pm - 6:15pm

Guide-Led Walking Tour of Nantucket's Historical District

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Children's Program: movies, dinner and arts & crafts

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Clambake. Entertainment by Ecliff and the Swingdogs

Saturday, May 4
8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 10:30am

Life 2.0: How Advances in Biotech and Medical Devices are Changing What it Means to Be Human

Speakers:
Dr. Noubar Afeyan, CEO, Flagship Ventures
Dr. Jonathan Jay Rosen, Director, CIMIT Office of Technology Development
Dr. John T. Santini, President & Chief Scientific Officer, MicroCHIPS, Inc.
Dr. Mitchel Sayare, CEO, ImmunoGen
Dr. Alison Taunton-Rigby, President, Forester Biotech

Moderator:
John Benditt, Editor in Chief, Technology Review

10:30am - 11:00am

Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Building Effective Technology Organizations (That Care About the Customer)

Speakers:
Peter Burrows
, CTO, Reebok International
Paul Gaffney, CIO, Staples
Valeri A. Marks, Chairman & CEO, Sockeye Networks
John McEleney, CEO, SolidWorks

Moderator:
Patricia Seybold, President & CEO, Patricia Seybold Group

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Bob Metcalfe Gets the Last Word

Introducer:
Michael Hirshland
- General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Speaker:
Robert Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners; Founder, 3Com

2:30pm - 3:45pm

Post-conference activities - Lawn Games

3:45pm - 6:15pm

Tour of Cisco Brewery