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GSP East has concluded in Washington D.C. Check out the highlights:

GSP is the premier conference for developers and marketers building and distributing apps for MySpace, Facebook, OpenSocial and other social networking platforms. Happening June 9-11, 2008 in the Washington, DC area, this event is for both business executives and technical developers who want to learn more about the evolving environment, and how to reach online communities using new and established social networking platforms and applications.

GSP is three days of tutorials, sessions and keynotes exploring social networks from two perspectives:

Business & Marketing Strategy:

  • LinkedIn: The Business Social Network
  • MySpace and Facebook Social Advertising
  • Apps & Widgets: The New New Ad Units
  • Social Advertising & "App"-vertising
  • 10M in 10 Weeks: What Stanford Learned Building Facebook Apps
  • Social Networks & the NEED for FEEDS
  • Social Networks for Mobile Devices

App Development & Technical Strategy:

  • Google OpenSocial + AppEngine Technical Overview
  • Poke Back: Facebook Platform Team Live Chat
  • Bring Your Own Platform (BYOP)
  • Social Games for Social Platforms
  • Geek Metrics: App Analytics for Distribution, Engagement, & Monetization
  • OpenSocial: Open for Business
  • VIRAL vs STICKY: Designing Social Apps for Reach & Retention
  • Show Me the Money: App Monetization
  • Buddy Media
  • AOL
  • Bebo
  • Clearspring
  • Friendster
  • Gratis Network
  • Hook Mobile
  • SocialMedia
  • BNet

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Yvonne Romaine at yromaine@oreilly.com.

Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings maureen@oreilly.com.

Contact Us

View a complete list of GSP East contacts.