Books in Browsers: Ignite

September 12, 2011

Join the Internet Archive, O’Reilly Media, and 150 of the most exciting and innovative leaders in publishing on Thursday night, October 27 for BiB: Ignite! The program will run from 18:30-19:30 (6:30-7:30 pm), at the Internet Archive, 300 Funston Avenue in San Francisco. Reception starts at 17:30 (5:30 pm).

Ignite talks are special format where each speaker has just five minutes to share their personal and professional visions in 20 slides, auto-advancing every 15 seconds.

The Ignite program will bring the latest news from the Archive’s Open Library project plus 10 of the hottest new companies from around the world, many of them just emerging from stealth, that are defining the future of reading and publishing. Several of these startups will be presenting their work for the very first time.

Join us for a couple of hours on a Thursday night, and get a peek at the future of books!
Press are welcome. Please RSVP at

  1. Brewster Kahle: An Introduction
  2. Brewster Kahle: Open Library
  3. Rochelle Grayson : BookRiff
  4. Henrik Berggren : Readmill
  5. Eli James : Pandamian
  6. Hugh McGuire : Pressbooks
  7. Mogens Nielsen : Flatleaf
  8. Miral Sattar : BiblioCrunch
  9. Ricky Wong : Mobnotate
  10. Justo Hidalgo : 24Symbols
  11. Mikkel Ricky : Systime iBogen

Looking forward to seeing you there!