Join us for VloggerCon online


Webcast and Chat instructions.
Please log in on Saturday, January 22nd from 9am-5pm.
Be at the conference LIVE!
And send your questions and comments to your IRC representative at the Confernece who will then be your voice in each session!


January 22nd, 2005
Parsons School of Design, NYC.

Update: VloggerCon will now be held at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications
Program (ITP) part of the Tisch School of the Arts.
ITP is locatednear Washington Square Park.
Please email with questions.
The exact location will emailed to you when you register(which is free).

Conference Sessions

9:15AM Opening
Jay looks back at videoblogging in 2004.
(dont be late..its a video!)
Drazen Pantic speaks on the power of easily distributed media.

10AM "Masses' Media"
Discussion Leader: Eli Chapman
The rules of the game have changed. The 20th Century was dominated by a mass media of cinema and television where citizens chose to have linear stories poured into our eyes and ears. In the 21st Century, the masses will chose to entertain, inform, and educate themselves. And video blogging is one of many new forms of communication we will have at our disposal in the near future.

One of the most amazing characteristics of the Masses' Media is the opportunity to use video for peer-to-peer storytelling, newsgathering, and expression. Our efforts to share or explore our personal worlds using video and the internet are driving the emergence of this new communications medium. And Masses' Media is a session we can meet and begin to organize our decentralized collaborative efforts to communicate in these new ways.
updated 1/12/05
[ Discuss ]

11am Sustainability
Discussion Leaders: Andrew Baron, Josh Kinberg
How will people make money from videoblogging? Why is this important? Is it possible? Should it be possible? How will people videoblog through their lifetime with bandwidth/storage limitations?
This is a HOT topic amongst vloggers and we want to take the time to speak in a calm, friendly and concise manner, face to face, with the gloves off.
[ Discuss ]


1pm--Content is King
Discussion leaders: Steve Garfield, Mica Scalin, Ryanne Hodson, Jay Dedman
Creating and posting videos is the key.
Personal storytelling, citizen journalism, art, show and tell...this is at the core of what we're doing.
We all have our own style and ideas when we videoblog; let's share.
[ Discuss ]

Discussion leaders: Kenyatta Cheese, Peter Van Dijk, Josh Kinberg, Jakob Lodwick, Gary Lerhaupt, Sean Gilligan, Daniell Krawczyk
The VogBrowser, me-tv, ANT, Vimeo, Prodigem, Vblog Central, Digital Bicycle.
These guys are creating some powerful applications/tools that we can use to watch and distribute our video.
Hear what they're doing, tell them what you want, talk, push, discuss.
Get excited about sharing your videos with the world, as you have already...
[ Discuss ]

3: 30pm--Network of the future
Discussion leader: Marc Canter
Announcement of, an online community of grassroots media which provide the resources to help videobloggers continue their work for a lifetime...creating a new history and way of connecting to people around the world.
Marc is the co-founder of and will explain how it will all work.
Quick, upload those videos!
[ Discuss ]

Where will 2005 take us?
What do we want to happen?
How do we do it?
Leave the day with a plan of action and some new friends.

[ vloggercon discussion space ]

Discuss all these sessions in the vloggercon discussion space.

VloggerCon Dinner and Party

After a full day of talking about videoblogging, we are going to out to talk more about it over drinks and food.
We will announce the location at the Conference.
Sorry that we are being so cryptic about locations but a limit of space forces us to be less public than we'd like.
(Remember this is's heard finding places that'll fit 80 people for no money.)

Friday, Jan 21st: Pre-VloggerCon Hook up

7pm Katz's Deli
Hosted by Marc Canter.
Heavy tech discussion on how we can make all our systems open to each other.

As Marc says:
The idea of the dinner is to bring together folks who are interested in RIAs, portal containers, Web 2.0, both UPPER CASE and lower case semantic web, social networking, personal publishing (beyond just blogging), digital identity, mobile services, knowledge management applied to humans, new kinds of standards for shared micro-content and how all these concepts are brought together under the moniker of "digital lifestyle aggregation".
Friday, January 21st -- Screening of "Blogumentary"
8:30pm Jakob's Tribeca Loft
349 Broadway (at Leonard st), 6th floor
Near ACE, 19, 6, etc... anything with a Canal st. stop.
Must RSVP. Limited seating.
This is a casual get together for the folks who've come in town early.
It'll be the NYC premier of Chuck Olsen's Blogumentary...
Videobloggers(and life partners etc) only due to space limitations.
Will end by Midnight so we can all get up Saturday for opening session at 9am.