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Telluride Tech Festival 10-year Celebration

The Telluride Tech Festival is excited to announce their 10-year Celebration event to be held in Telluride, October 1 and 2. The decennial event will feature two days of informative sessions, two keynote honorees, nightly demonstrations and plenty of networking time to converse with key leaders and innovators in the field of technology.

The Tech Fest is a non-profit organization that produces events to educate and benefit the community as a whole. This year's Tech Fest is FREE and open to the public, however there are a limited number of seats available so register early.


2010 Schedule - Sheridan Opera House

Friday October 1st 1:30 pm Welcome/Intro 1:40 pm The Tesla Works Wireless Telecommunications System 2:05 pm Energy Efficient Lighting 2:30 pm Build a Tower, Build a Team 3:20 pm Ted Turner, Warren Buffett and the Spaceport Story3:50 pm Honoree Paul Vixie 5:05 pm Panel discussion 5:50 pm Social networking/dinner/drinks

Saturday October 2nd 10:30 am Welcome/Intro 10:40 am The Zen of Productivity11:05 am Honoree Clarence (Skip) Ellis 12:05 pm Saturday Picnic 1:30 pm Selling your Milk when the Cow is Free 1:55 pm Social Technologies are Re-programming our Lives 2:30 pm The imagine it! Project3:10 pm Honoree Alexander Repenning 4:35 pm Panel Discussion 5:20 pm Closing remarks 5:30 pm Social networking/dinner/drinks


Here are the 2010 Tech Fest honorees:

Alexander RepenningAlexander is a computer science professor and member of the Center for Lifelong Learning and Design at the University of Colorado. He is also the founder of AgentSheets Inc. which is a revolutionary tool that lets you create your own agent-based games and simulations and publish them on the Web through a user-friendly drag-and-drop interface.

Clarence (Skip) EllisSkip is Professor of Computer Science, and Director of the Collaboration Technology Research Group at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was the first African American to receive a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Skip is considered a pioneer in technology, with experience at Bell Labs, IBM, Xerox PARC, and other leading institutions.

Paul Vixie Paul is the primary architect of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS), which is an essential piece of Internet plumbing. Today's DNS is the largest distributed database in the world, and is used every time you visit a web site. Paul is an expert at networking, security, and Internet architecture.

There will also be a series of 15 minute sessions on a variety of topics, including open source business platforms, Tesla world wireless communication, simplifying productivity, Web 2.0, energy efficient lighting and more.