what="One Web Day announcements by Evan Korth"
early-warmup-for-main-event="11:00 am Seniors at City Hall"
main-event="11:45 am - 2:00 pm - Gathering in Washington Square Park"
date-again="for above two events Monday 22 September 2008"
note="serious partisans will speak at main event"
main-issue="Net Neutrality"
and="Thursday 25 September 2008 the Internet Society of New York will meet"

Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 02:18:30 -0400 (EDT)
From: Evan Korth
To: Computers_and_society_announcements@cs.nyu.edu
Subject: [Computers_and_society_announcements] Exciting week of activities at NYU / Wash Square
Sender: computers_and_society_announcements-bounces@cs.nyu.edu

The next 9 days are filled with opportunities for anyone interested in the
web and society. My Computers and Society course will host a lecture by
Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora, on September 24th from 3:30 to 4:45.
He'll be discussing the Future of Music and the State of Licensing Today.
The lecture is free, open to the public and sponsored by NYU ACM Chapter,
the Internet Society of New York, NYU Free Culture, and WinC. Mark the
date -- a flyer will follow next week.

Everything else is related to OneWebDay.org, and annual day to celebrate and
protect the internet. You can see the full details for the New York events
at http://www.onewebday.org/base/index.php/New_York

To sum up:

Main Event - 9/22 - 11:45am-2pm - Speakers Panel *Moderator Sree
Sreenivasan (Columbia Journalism & WNBC-TV), plus Tim Westergren
(Pandora), Prof. Lawrence Lessig (Stanford), Craig Newmark (craigslist),
Dharma Dailey (Ethos Group), City Councilwoman Hon. Gale A. Brewer, John
Perry Barlow (EFF), Andrew Baron (Rocketboom), SJ Klein (OLPC), others.

*Educational Workshops - 9/20 - 2-4pm - Introducing New Users to New
We'll be holding 9 educational workshops. A great way to expand your
knowledge of web tools. Find out more at

*Tech Demos - 9/20 - 7pm-9pm - The Latest Tools for Online Participation in
*See brief demos of exciting new applications that help ordinary folks get
more involved in government and politics, and have the chance to meet their
creators afterwards.

- Speechology
- MixedInk
- WorkInTown
- Open Congress
- Democracy in Action
- Independence Year

*Party - 9/20 - 9pm - late
*"Let down your firewalls and get end-to-end on the dance floor; OWD NYC's
annual bash returns bigger and better than ever. We've reserved the back
room at Jimmy's No. 43, which holds about 80. We'll be filling that up and
spilling into the front room as well, so arrive early to make sure you can
get in. We'll be eating, drinking, and getting psyched up for the greatest
OneWebDay yet."

Where: Jimmy's No. 43 , 43
East 7th Street, near Second Avenue

Hope to see you there.


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