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Innovation with Web 2.0 //

On September 7.-8., 2006 the Media in Transition 2006 Conference, hosted in Munich, Germany, will be discussing the structural transition in the media industry – how the Internet is modifying the way media is produced, distributed and consumed. Thanks to our partners for their reliable support and funding. We thank all of our participants for sharing their thoughts and invite you to attend next year’s event. Your Media in Transition Team:

Özlem Günay Matthias Köhler Chris Dumke

Visit the Media in Transition Blog – with Blogroll of our Speakers etc.

The Pictures from the Conference are up on Flickr – Media in Transition Flickr Pics

Speakers //

We thank our speakers for the interesting presentations and revealing discussions within and outside the panels.

Click on the speaker picture for more information.

Genevieve Kunst, European Head of Business Development for Digital Media of Amazon, London
Santiago de la Mora, Google, Strategic Partner Manager for Google Booksearch in Europe, Afrika and the Middle East. London
Simon Willison, Yahoo!, developer at YDN Yahoo! Developer Network and Web API Team, e.g. Flickr © photo sharing, co-founder of web framework Django, London
Martin Stiksel, Founder of - "The Social Music Revolution", Online Community and personalized Internet Radio, London
Ernst Hecht, Director Industry & Multimedia at GEMA, the largest European music-rights organization, Munich
Joachim Graf, CEO of HighText Publishing, publisher of iBusiness, Speaker of the Board of FIWM (Munich Network for IT & Media), Munich
John Buckman, CEO and Founder of Magnatune, Online Media Licensing, Lyris, Email Marketing Software, San Francisco and London
Steve Turnidge,Founder of SML Inc., Weedshare Media Distribution, Seattle
Tom Dyson, R&D Director at Torchbox, XML Expert (PostgreSQL XML Integration) and Python Developer (including Django), London
Björn Behrendt, Senior Manager Platform Solutions, eBay, Berlin
Christian Ehl,CEO Hillert & Co Interactive & Mobile Marketing GmbH, Mobile Marketing Strategies, Munich
Horst Weidenmüller, CEO !K7 Records GmbH, Chairman of the Board of PopKomm, Board Member of Impala, Commitee Member on A.I.M. Digital UK, Berlin
Umair Haque, Principal at Bubblegeneration Strategy Consultants, London
Werner Starz, Director of Marketing & Communication Eurosport, Munich
Ibrahim Evsan, CEO of Sevenload GmbH, the Web 2.0 pioneer of video and photo-sharing sites in Germany, Cologne
Andy Bell, Founder of Mint Digital and - User-Generated Content, London
Chris Dumke, Principal at Mergd Consulting, Waterloo, Canada
Matthias Köhler, Founder of Oszillation Records, Online Musiclabel and Distribution, Munich

See also: speaker page

Program //

The detailed Program here – Program

  1. Media Content Management
    • "Search Inside the Book": Amazon's Digital Book
    • Google Book Search - Chances for the pubslishing industrie
    • User-Generated TV Content
    • Online Communities
  2. Web Tools: Web 2.0 Trends
    • Yahoo! Web 2.0 Applications: Ajax and the Web APIs
    • Mining Text in Social Software - Case Study MySpace
    • Video & Photo-Communities in the Web 2.0 world
    • Web 2.0 und Ecommerce bei eBay
  3. Media Distribution
    • Viral Media Distribution with Peer 2 Peer Networks
    • Online Media Licensing
    • Digital Rights Management
    • Media E-Commerce
  4. Media Marketing & Strategy
    • Web 2.0 Impulse for Media
    • Streaming on the Web
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Customer Relations on the Web

A PDF of the program is available here – Program PDF

Conference Center //

Konferenzsaal Goethe-Institut München

Our Conference center in central Munich (Goethe Institute Munich) has the newest technologies and facilities:

  1. Video technology, Mixing Board, Translation Audio-Recording
  2. Professional Audio/ Video Technician on Staff
  3. JBL Speakers
  4. Akustic-optimized room
  5. Display Areas in Foyer

Address: Goethe Institute Dachauer Street 122 Munich Entrance at Anita-Augsburg Allee

Expect a high-class mix of thinkers and doers from Anglo-Saxon and European backgrounds. Industry executives, progressive government representatives, venture capitalists, software developers and media experts from music/ tv/ film and publishing. It will be a competent and international mix.

Who should attend?

Your Advantage // What You’ll walk away with.

Sponsors //

Reach business leaders and technology influencers at the Media in Transition conference. Call Matthias Koehler at ++ 49 89 452 47701 or email matthias [at]