In the past two months since we announced the OpenWeb.Asia Workgroup, our members together with many other entrepreneurs, thinkers and bloggers have been working very hard on our first event, as promised, the Open Web Asia Conference. Today, we are very happy to officially announce that Open Web Asia Conference ’08, the first pan-Asia web technology event bringing together executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from throughout Asia, will be held at 14th Oct 2008 in Seoul, Korea in association with the 9th World Knowledge Forum.

The one day conference will be divided into four sessions focusing on the following key areas: Insights and Best Practices, Innovations in Asia; Collaboration – An Introduction to Asia’s Social Web and East Meets West – The challenges of Internationalization To and From Asia. Some of the most experienced and knowledgeable people from the Asian Internet industry and a selection of business leaders and thinkers from outside the region will be there to share the insight of Asia web industry. The confirmed speakers include:

The official web site has been set up on OpenWebAsia.com, and the latest news will be published on the conference blog. So please do check your schedule and come to meet the Asia web (see the Registration page). If your company and organization is interested in sponsoring or contributing to this event, please check the Sponsor page or just ping me. We are open to any suggestion and ideas.

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Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.