Agenda for UK trip

In London and Cambridge we interviewed, blogged, meet up’d, vlog’d, traveled, tried to avoid jet-lag, tried to make our wireless modems work, and … well, just did what geeks do. Here’s the schedule (past-tense):

5 July, 2009
Sunday
London
Note- Events marked Open event were open events – ticketed or free events where you could have met and interact with the geeks. Other events were privately hosted.
4:30pm
At: JuJu (private)
Digitrad meet-and-greetDigitrad
5pm
At: JuJu
316 – 318 King’s Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UH, London
Open Event
tix req’d
Traveling Geeks TweetUp
200+ folks.
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts
Organizer: Ted Shelton and The Conversation Group (SF & London)
6 July, 2009
Monday
London
8:30am-10:00am
Nuffield Room, Savoy Place
(private event)
Breakfast with Intel UK The geeks met with Tristan Wilkinson, director for public sector EMEA at Intel, and Perveen Akhtar of Intel PR in advance of Reboot Britain.
10:30am-5pm
Reboot Britain
At Savoy Place
Open event
reg req’d
Reboot Britain
Howard Rheingold, Craig Newmark, Robert Scoble and other geeks spoke at Reboot Britain, and all of us participated! See RebootBritain online
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts
Steve Moore, Jess Tyrrell and officials from NESTA put on a conference about moving forward in the new economy.
7-11pm
At: BT Tower, Maple Street, London
Reception and dinner with NESTA and BT executives, including BT CEO Ian Livingston, JP Rangaswami (MD, BT Innovate & Design) and invited guests.
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts
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7 July, 2009
Tuesday
London
10am-2pm
At: NESTA
1 Plough Place
US/UK Speed Date with Seed Camp Winners and UK Leaders
Basekit Groupspaces Huddle Kwaga Moo Qype School of Everything Skimlinks Spotify Stupeflix Ubervu Zemanta
Seed Camp
Reshma Sohoni and Sherry Coutu
3-5pm
At: BT Centre 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ
Meetings at BT with JP Rajaswami and team
6-7:30pm
At: Guardian
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London
Open event
Guardian podcast with the Traveling Geeks
Robert Scoble, Sarah Lacy and JD Lasica discussed the future of news and the emerging media ecosystem with questions from the Guardian and possibly the BBC. The Geeks participated in the Q&A session from the audience while posting thoughts and commentary in a backchannel. 100-120 people.
Organized by Matt Wells of The Guardian
8pm
At: SOHO House
40 Greek Street W1D 4EB
Agency.com dinneragency
Coordinators: Sophie Austin, Vicky Nairn, Andy Hobsbawmn
8 July, 2009

Wednesday

London
11:45am-1pm
Location: Malmaison, Charterhouse Sq. (private)
Traveling Geeks lunched with SkypeSkype
9 July, 2009Thursday
London
10:30am-12:30pm
At: Accel Partners
16 St. James’s Street
London, SW1A 1ER
Accel Partners luncheon
Company presentations by Seatwave, Playfish, Alfresco. Weeworld, Mind Candy, Wonga. With breakout groups and lunch 11:30-12:30
Sonali deRycker
1:30-4:00 pm
At: The Swan at the Globe
Econsultancy Roundtable
The Geeks will participate in a roundtable discussion with reps from Essence, AKQA, iPerceptions, Unique Digital, Manning Gottlieb OMD, Photobox
econsultancy
4:00-5:30 pmEconsultancy Large Organisation Innovators Discussion Groups and Teaeconsultancy
Clare Laurie, Ashley Friedlein, Econsultancy
7:30-11pm
Location: 50 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UD
TechCrunch Europa Award
The Geeks were on hand at this big awards show and social event. Doors open at 6, awards show at 8.
Organizers: Mike Butcher and Rassami Hok Ljungberg.
10 July, 2009
Friday
Cambridge
7:45amDepart from London hotel by coach/tour bus
10am-11am
The Pitt Building, Cambridge (Invitation only)
Round table: The Innovative Mix – University, Consultancies, Corporates & Spin-outs.EEI
Karyn Barnes, East of England International, Cambridge
11:15am-1:00pm
The Pitt Building, Darwin Room, Cambridge
Open Event reg req’d
Energizing your Business through Social Networks plus Show & Tell How businesses should be using social media/ social influencing marketing. An interactive event led by Omobono
TG Panel:Robert Scoble, Susan Bratton, Renee Blodgett & JD Lasica Open Event: Open Networking and elevator pitches.
EEI
Karyn Barnes, East of England International, Cambridge
1:00pmDepart for Cambridge Consultants Ltd.
1:15-2:15pmLunch at Cambridge Consultants including product demonstrations and discussionsEEI
2:15pmDepart for Cambridge West Site.
2:30-3:00pm
Nokia Labs, U. of Cambridge
Nokia Research LabEEI
Karyn Barnes, East of England International, Cambridge
3:00-4:00pm
Microsoft Lab, U. of Cambridge
Microsoft ResearchEEI
4:00-5:00pmUniversity of Cambridge Computer Science LabEEI
7:30-10:30pm
Peterhouse College
Networking Reception & Dinner
EEI
Taylor Wessing Inc.
Karyn Barnes, East of England International, Cambridge
11 July, 2009SaturdayCambridge
11amWalking tour of CambridgeEEI
2pm
Fitzwilliam Museum
Tweet up at the Fitzwilliam Museum – Darwin Exhibition
Marked events were open to the public but the Geeks were also accessible at paid-admission events like Reboot Britain & TechCrunch Summer Party.
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