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Tuesday 23rd May 2006

Opening Ceremony. The New Economy: Plenary Session

Opening Welcome by:

TBL Tim Berners-Lee

Director of the World Wide Web Consortium

AE Allan Ellis

Chair of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2)

WH Wendy Hall

WWW2006 Executive Director, Head of School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton.

Followed by a welcome speech by:

JM Jack McConnell

Scottish First Minister

Followed by the Plenary Keynote Speaker:

DB David Brown

Chairman of Motorola
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Creating successful Web based Business

MH Jeff Barr

Web Services Evangelist, Amazon.com
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MH Mike Harris

Executive vice chairman, founder, Egg PLC
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

SK Sohrab Kakalia

Vice President & Head of Technology Consulting, Infosys Technologies
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

AM Andy Mulholland

Global CTO, CapGemini
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TY Tao Yang

Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President, Ask.com

Panel - New business models:

PS Patrick Sheehan (Chair)

3i Venture Capital Partner

JB James E Brathwaite

Chairman, South East of England Development Agency

AS Adam Seifer

Chief Product Officer and Chairman, Fotolog
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Impact of the Web on Business

NB Nick Baker

Chief Strategy Officer for Reed Elsevier Group
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

PB Peter Buckingham

Head of Distribution & Exhibition, UK Film Council

SB Shawn Burns

Managing Director, Wunderman Interactive in France
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

SC Scott Cohen

Co-Founder, the Orchard
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TF Tim Faircliff

General Manager of digital media business, Reuters
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TF Daniel Harris

Founder, Kendra Initiative
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

PJ Paul Jessop

CTO, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

GM Guy McCreery

Founder, Third Ear

PM Peggy Miles

Chairman, International Webcasting Association & President/Founder of InterVox Communications

RS Richard Smith

Chief Executive, UnitedHealth Europe
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

DV Dominique Vidal

Regional Vice-President, Managing Director, Yahoo! Europe
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Wednesday 24th May 2006

The Next Wave of the Web: Plenary Panel

Opening the Technical Agenda by:

CH Charles Hughes

President of the BCS

JWJohn White

Chief Executive of the ACM

CG Carole Goble

Conference Programme Committee Chair
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MD Mike Dahlin

Conference Programme Committee Vice Chair
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf (same as Carole Goble, above)

Followed by the Plenary Panel:

NS Nigel Shadbolt (Chair)

Professor of Artificial Intelligence, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton

TBL Tim Berners-Lee

Director of the World Wide Web Consortium

JH Jim Hendler

Director, Semantic Web and Agent Maryland Information and Network Dynamics Lab – MINDSWAP

CH Clare Hart

President & Chief Executive Officer, Factiva

The Next Wave of the Web

RB Richard Benjamins

Director of Innovation and R&D, Intelligent Software Components (iSOCO)
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MB Michael Brodie

Chief Scientist of Verizon IT
Slides: Pdf

JD John Davies

Manager, Next Generation Web Research, BT
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

AL Horst Forster

Director "Content", Directorate General for Information Society and Media, European Commission
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

RH Ralph Hodgson

Co-Founder and Executive Partner, TopQuadrant

AK Atanas Kiryakov

Founder and Head, Ontotext Lab

AL Alexander Linden

Independent Consultant and Technology Expert

AL Ian Ritchie

Non-Executive Chairman, the Interactive University
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

HS Hans-Peter Schnurr

Managing Director, Ontoprise GmbH

HS Nigel Shadbolt

Professor of Artificial Intelligence, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton

Impact of the Web on Networks, Devices and Applications

DB David Belanger

Chief Scientist, AT&T Labs

BB Brian Bolam

Co-Founder, President & CEO, OmPrompt Inc.
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

LE Lee Epting

Vice President, Forum Nokia

GH Geoffrey Hall

Chief Technology Officer for Europe, Nortel
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

RH Richard Hull

Director, Network Data and Services Research Bell Laboratories Lucent Technologies

CJ Candace Johnson

Telecommunications expert & media entrepreneur
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Panel - Opportunities for the Mobile/Pervasive Web:

MC Mark Crocker (Chair)

Group Managing Director, Organisational Technology Research (OTR) Plc.

DA Diego Anza

Mobile Multimedia Standardisation Manager, Orange Group, Paris

PW Paul Walsh

Co-founder and CEO of Segala
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

JW Jonas Wilhelmsson

Co-Founder and Vice President Partner Alliances at Drutt Corporation

Thursday 25th May 2006

Solving Global Problems with Global Resources: Plenary Keynotes

MAD Mary Ann Davidson

Chief Security Officer, Oracle
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TH Tony Hey

Corporate VP for Technical Computing, Microsoft
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Impact of the Web on Education and Science

FA Franco Accordino

Scientific Officer, Grid Technologies Unit, Information Society and Media Directorate-General, European Commission
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MA Malcolm Atkinson

Director, National e-Science Centre
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

SG Steven Gaines

Business Strategy Director, Novell
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TH John Hurley

Distributed Software and Systems Integration group head, Boeing
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

GK Gary Kendall

Founder of CDO2

ML Mark Linesch

Chairman, Global Grid Forum
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

RM Reagan Moore

Director of Data Intensive Computing Environments, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TP Tim Pearson

Chief Executive Officer, RM

SS Susie Stephens

Principal Product Manager, Life Sciences, Oracle
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

GT Gordon Thomson

Director, Scotland & Ireland, Cisco Systems UK & Ireland
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Ensuring the Web is Secure

PHB Phillip Hallam-Baker

Principal Scientist at VeriSign Inc.

PK Paul King

Senior Security Advisor, Cisco Systems, UK & Ireland

MW Michael Wheatley

CEO, Envisional

Panel - Security:

MD Mike Davies (Chair)

Marketing Director, VeriSign Security Services
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

JA Jonathan Armstrong

Vice-Chair of the International Law and Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

TI Tom Ilube

Chief Executive Officer, garlik

MEZ Mary Ellen Zurko

Security Architecture and Strategy Leader for Lotus Workplace, Portal, and Collaboration Software at IBM
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

Friday 26th May 2006

The Impact of the Web on Health and Society: Plenary Keynotes

DW Daniel Weitzner

Director of the World Wide Web Consortium's Technology and Society Activities
Slides: HTML, Pdf

Impact of the Web on Society, Law and Intellectual Property

JB Jeffrey Berkowitz

Partner, Finnegan, Henderson

MF Mike Futcher

Relationship Manager, Sopra Newell & Budge
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

JK Jim Kinney

Director of Operational Services, the Improvement Service

CN Clara Neppel

Examiner, European Patent Office
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MM Myles MacBean

Vice President, Technology & Operations, Walt Disney Internet Group, International

DT David A Thomas

Chief of Criminal Computer Intrusion Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Impact of the Web on Health

MB Mike Bainbridge

Clinical Architect, NHS Connecting for Health Programme

CB Celia Boyer

Executive Director, Health On the Net

RJ Ray Jones

Professor of Health Informatics, University of Plymouth

JL John Loonsk

National Health Information Technology Coordinator
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

SL Simon de Lusignan

Course Director, Biomedical Informatics, St George's Hospital School

FM Frances Mair

Professor of Primary Care Research, Glasgow University
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MR Michael Rawlins

Chairman of the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

AR Alan Rector

Professor of Medical Informatics, University of Manchester
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

MR Michael Rigby

Professor of Health Information Strategy, Keele University
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

FS Frank Sullivan

Professor of Research and Development in General Practice and Primary Care, University of Dundee
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

RW Rod Ward

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol
Slides: Powerpoint, Pdf

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