The Web 2.0 Summit, taking place at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco Monday-Wednesday, will offer live coverage for streaming and embedding free-of-charge, the conference’s organizers, O’Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, announced Monday.
Speakers at the three-day event will include Google CEO Eric Schmidt, The Chernin Group founder Peter Chernin, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment co-CEO Ariel Emanuel, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Gilt Groupe chairman Susan Lyne, Digital Sky Technologies CEO Yuri Milner, and Qatalyst Partners founder and head of merchant banking Frank Quattrone.
The Diamond Sponsor of the Web 2.0 Summit is Comcast. Platinum Sponsors are Bing, BlackBerry, Dell, and Yahoo!. Silver Sponsors of the event are Canaan Partners, iStockphoto, Ixaris, Meebo, Quova, TokBox, Unity Medical, and Visa. And Supporting Sponsors are Aperture, Ask.com, Omidyar Network, SendGrid, TriNet HR, and Wyse Technology.