For the next few days, I will be stationed in the midwest covering the 2nd annual Big Omaha.
I had a chance to chat with Big Omaha founder Jeff Slobotski last month to learn what this conference is all about and what his organization is doing.
Here is what's in store for this year's event:
8:00 a.m. Doors Open, Breakfast provided by PayPal X Developer Network
9:00 Jeff Slobotski & Dusty Davidson, Co-founders of Big Omaha & Silicon Prairie News
9:10 Roger Fransecky, Founder & CEO of The Apogee Group
9:30 David Hauser, Co-Founder of Grasshopper, Chargify and Grasshopper Labs
10:00 Scott Belsky, Founder and CEO of Behance
11:15 Scott Harrison, Founder of charity: water
1:30 Matt Mullenweg, Founder of Automattic – Interviewed by Robert Scoble, Blogger, technical evangelist and Managing Director of building43
2:00 Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder of Wine Library TV & Co-Founder of Vaynermedia
3:15 Danae Ringelmann, Co-Founder of IndieGoGo
3:50 Jason Fried, Co-Founder of 37signals
4:20 Extended Speaker Q&A
6:00 Delivering Happiness Happy Hour with Tony Hsieh at Urban Wine Company
9:00 Big Party presented by Nomad Lounge & Archrival at Nomad Lounge
8:00 a.m. Doors open, breakfast provided by PayPal X Developer Network
9:00 Jeff Slobotski & Dusty Davidson
9:10 Dennis Crowley, Co-Founder of foursquare
9:45 Melody McCloskey, Co-Founder of StyleSeat
10:20 Entrepreneur Panel (Alexa Andrzejewski, Founder of Foodspotting; Justin Shaffer, CEO and Founder of Hot Potato; Matt Galligan, CEO and Co-Founder of SimpleGeo)
11:40 Tony Hsieh, Author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos
I'll be covering it right here on The Web Life.
If there is a speaker in particular that you want me to cover, please let me know in the comments.