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2004

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The following is the agenda from the 2004 Nantucket Conference. Guest activities are in italics.

Thursday, April 29
4:30pm-5:30pm

The Mind of the CIO: A special pre-conference roundtable on priorities, projects, metrics, and the new rules of vendor relationships

Speakers:
Carl Ascenzo, CIO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Don Haile, President, Fidelity Investments Systems Co.

Moderator:
Judith Hurwitz, President, Hurwitz & Associates

5:30pm-7:30pm

Opening cocktail reception

7:30pm

Dinner in Nantucket

Friday, April 30

7:30am-8:30am

Breakfast

8:30am-9:00am

Introductions

9:00am-10:15am

Building Momentum, Establishing Advantage: Setting a Course for Growth -- and Surviving Strategic Missteps

Speakers:
Jeff Anderson, CEO, Turbine Entertainment Software
Peter Bell, Managing Director, Stowe Capital
Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande, Chairman, Sycamore Networks
Peter Gyenes, CEO, Ascential Software Corp.
Bill Seibel, CEO, Demantra

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

10:15am-10:45am

Networking Break

10:45am-12:00pm

Envisioning the Future

Speakers:
Howard Anderson, Senior Managing Director, YankeeTek Ventures
George Gilder, Chairman, Gilder Publishing LLC

Moderator:
John Landry, Managing Director, Lead Dog Ventures; Chairman and CTO, Adesso Systems

11:00am-12:30pm

Informal Playgroup for guests and their children

9:45am-12:00pm

Guest activity: Cooking demonstration at the White Elephant. Optional lunch following the program

12:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm

Globalization and Off-Shoring: Can (and should) the tide

Speakers:
Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande, Chairman, Sycamore Networks
Henry Fitek, Board Member, 495 Networking Support Group
Amar Gupta, Co-Founder and Co-Director, Productivity from Information Technology (PROFIT) Initiative, MIT Sloan School of Management
Brian Keane, CEO, Keane Inc.
Alan Tonelson, Research Fellow, U.S. Business and Industry Council Educational Foundation; author of The Race to the Bottom

Moderator:
John McCarthy, Group Director, Forrester Research

2:30pm-3:00pm

Networking Break

3:00pm-4:00pm

Nantucket's Role in the American Story

Introducer:
Patrick Rafter, Vice President of Communications, Bluesocket, Inc.

Speaker:
Nathaniel Philbrick, Director, Egan Institute for Maritime Studies; author, "In the Heart of the Sea" and "Sea of Glory"

4:15pm - 5:45pm

Van tour of Nantucket given by Gail's Tours

4:15pm - 5:45pm

Guide-Led Walking Tour of Nantucket's Historical District

4:15pm - 6:15pm

Join a team and compete at the first Nantucket Cup scavenger hunt

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Children's Program - Luau Party

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Clambake at Point Breeze (indoors)

10:00pm -

Post clambake pubcrawl

Saturday, May 1

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am-10:15am

Venture Capital and Investment Banking: What's Changing, and What Else Ought to Change

Speakers:
Todd Dagres, General Partner, Battery Ventures
Timothy Draper, Founder and Managing Director, DraperFisher Jurvetson
Diana Frazier, Managing Partner, FLAG Capital Management
TL Stebbins, Chairman, Investment Banking, Adams, Harkness & Hill

Moderator:
Eric Janszen
, Managing Director, Osborn Capital; former CEO, Bluesocket

10:15am-10:45am

Networking Break

10:45am-12:00pm

Fireside Chat Double-Header

Speakers:
Dennis Ausiello, Physician-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor, Harvard Medical School; Scientific advisor, Merck, Millennium, Alnylam, Genzyme
Chris Gabrieli, Chairman, Massachusetts 2020 Foundation; Chairman, EPIX Medical; 2002 candidate for Lieutenant Governor; Founder, GMIS

Moderator:
Alison Taunton-Rigby, President and CEO of RiboNovix, Inc.; President of Forester Biotech

11:00am-12:00pm

Children's activity: Make your own Sailor's Valentine with the National Historical Association at the Hadwen House

12:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm-2:30pm

The Nantucket Conference in Review, 2000-2004

Introducer:
Kristen Collins, Founder, KMC Partners

Speaker:
Bob Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

3:00pm - 5:15pm

Bird Walk/Nature Hike: Enjoy the Nantucket outdoors on this walk/hike given by the Maria Mitchell Association.

Sponsored by: Gustin Partners

3:15pm - 5:30pm

Tour of Cisco Brewers, Nantucket Vineyard, Triple Eight Distillery