Internet Week New York 2010: The SonicScoop Music Guide

June 5, 2010 by  

Internet Week New York kicks off today, and will continue through June 14. Many panels are relevant to artists and businesses across the music industry, such as talks on how to pitch ideas and find sponsors, as well as how to increase your profits through the Internet.

Started in 2008 to advance New York’s Internet industry and community, IWNY was organized by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). The event will hold a variety of conferences, networking opportunities and performances, covering a range of topics.

This year the festival will include organizations such as Microsoft, Yahoo!, HP, Twitter, PepsiCo.,, Google and Forbes to name a few. The Internet Week headquarters will be located at the Metropolitan Pavilion however, many events will take place at different venues throughout the city.

SonicScoop picked out the following highlights throughout the week. Check the Internet Week New York Website to find more! Also watch out on Twitter for impromptu event notices, throughout the week #iwny.

Monday June 7th
12.00-12.30pm Phil Thomas DiGiulio Presents: Mobile Applications in the Modern World (at Metropolitan Pavilion)
12.30-2.30pm Liquid Lunch & “Big Deal Room” Launch (at Whiskey Rebel)

Tuesday 8th:
8.00-8.00pm Digital Media Summit (The Westin New York at Times Sq.)
9.00-5.00pm MMA Mobile Marketing Forum (The Waldorf-Astoria)

Wedsnesday 9th:
11.00-11.45am  Windows Phone 7 in Action: Design and Development Process Guidelines, and Workflow the WP7 Platform (Metropolitan Pavilion)
6.30-8.00pm Pitch out of Water

Thursday 10th:
6.20-11.30pm Girls who Rock Benefit Concert supporting She’s the First and AfricAid (Santos Party House)
7.00-11.00pm SoundCtrl: Fireside Chat, Followed by Performances from Free Sol and Jared Evan. Music by DJ GetLive (DROM)

Friday 11th:
8.00-8.00pm 12hours of Tech for Growing Businesses (Microsoft NY Offices)
8.30-5.30 ReadWriteWeb Real-Time Web Summit (Metropolitan Pavilion)

Saturday 12th:
3.00-4.30 How to Fund Your Project Using IndieGoGo (Soho Apple Store)

Sunday 13th:
9.00-4.00pm NYC Startup Weekend (NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

Monday 14th:
10.00-5.00pm Digital Marketing Days (Hilton NY)
7.00-10.00pm The 14th Annual Webby Awards GalaCelebration  Hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC’s ‘The Office’ (Cipriani Wall Street)

See you there! — Erika Pontes