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Conference Contributors

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This is an open list subject to expansion. Check back for updates. If you are registered for Defrag and your information does not appear on the page below, send info to info@i-open.org



ACK Design & Consulting, Scott Kuntz


Adams Immersive, Morgan Adams, Cleveland, Ohio


ALDnet media Group LLC, Tony Colan


All-tronics Technical Systems, Dennis Althar


The Asian Leader, Editor and Publisher, Prof. Azaad Khaira


The Aesthetic Technologies Laboratory @ Lab, Ohio University, Katherine Milton, Philip Mallory Jones, Suguro Goto, Athens, Ohio


Ball State University, Lawrence Smith, Professor of Elementary Education, Muncie, Indiana


Brian Sooy & Co., David Buchmueller


Bruce Perens, Vice President of Developer Relations & Policy, Sourcelabs, Inc., Seattle, Washington, Author of The Open Source Definition and Co-Founder of The Open Source Initiative, Founder of Linux Standard Base & Co-Founder of Software In The Public Interest


Brulant, Inc., Doug McKay, Beachwood, Ohio


Case Western Reserve University Physiology & Biophysics, Thomas Nosek, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


Case Western Reserve University, Gregg Wrenn


Mace Mentch Ph.D., Mngr. & Sue Schick, Learning Technologies, Department of Academic Computing and Instructional Technology, Case Western Reserve University


The Center for the Electronic Reconstruction of Historical and Archaeological Sites (CERHAS), John Hancock, Cincinnati, Ohio


Charles Burkett, Cleveland, Ohio


City of Cleveland Technology Department, Michael DeAloia, Cleveland, Ohio


Cleveland Botanical Garden, Peggy Irwin, Manager of Research and Development, University Circle, Cleveland, Ohio


Cleveland Motion Controls, Lucian Fogoros


Cleveland State University, Career Services, Nancy Edwards-Grady, Cleveland, Ohio


Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO), Beverly Peterson, William Holdipp, Cleveland, Ohio


Corporate College, Key Entrepreneur Development Center, Brad Kleinman, Warrensville Heights, Ohio


Cronosys, LLC, Tony Felice, Cleveland, Ohio


CulturalTechnologyStrategies, Leonard Steinbach, Cleveland, Ohio


Dan Tranberg, Artist & Writer, Cleveland, Ohio


Designing Life, Jack Ricchiuto


EcoCity Cleveland, Marc Leftkowitz, Cleveland, Ohio


Ed Dale


Digital Aiport Initiative, LLC Barbara Siss Oney, Shaker Heights, Ohio


Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute, Lorain County Community College, Susan Sturm


EDR Media LLC, Steve Simmons, Beachwood, Ohio


EDS, Michael Mullaly


Envision Center for Data Perceptualization at Purdue University, Steven Dunlop, West Lafayette, Indiana


Federation of American Scientists, Washington, D.C.; rescheduled to Defrag Youngstown, July 2007


The Ferneway Company, Ferne Zigler, Cleveland, Ohio


FLEXMatters, Dr. John L. West, Kent, Ohio


Funutation, Ted Jordan, Beachwood, Ohio


FUTURE: Center for Design and Technology Transfer, David Moss, Cleveland, Ohio


The Game Research and Immersive Design Lab (GRID), Karen Riggs, Athens, Ohio


Geniocity.com, Carolyn Jack


Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC), Blake Andres, Vice President for Education & Programs


Green Energy Ohio, William A. Spratley, Exec. Dir., Athan Barkoukis


Green City Blue Lake, Marc Leftkowitz, Cleveland, Ohio


Hand Turkey Studios, Jason van Gumster, Mechanicsville, Virgina


Ideas Unleashed, Lisa Lehman, Lorain, Ohio


Ingenuity, the Cleveland Festival of Art and Technology James Levin, Rich Weiss


Innovative Delta Technology, Michael Nilsson


The Institute for Open Economic Networks (I-Open),Ed Morrison, Betsey Merkel, Susan Altshuler, Dennis Coughlin, Cleveland, Ohio


Iq-ity, Manda Holt


I Will Shout Youngstown, Janko


Keyphrase-Marketing, Jan Limpach


Kent State University, College of Communication and Information, James L. Gaudino, Dean, Kent, Ohio


Knotice Ltd, Douglas Craver, Akron, Ohio


Knowledge Information Technology Inc., Rick Pollack, Cleveland, Ohio


KnowledgeWorks Foundation/Collaborative Communications Group, David Moore, Washington, D.C.


Kovan Consulting, LLC, Matt Novak


Lakewood Public Library, Ken Warren, Lakewood, Ohio


The Lakewood Observer, Jim O'Bryan, Lakewood, Ohio


Laurel School, Eve Semenoro, Shaker Heights, Ohio


Lorain County Community College,Dr. John Crooks, Associate Provost, University Partnership at Lorain County Community College; Terrence Green, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Hikmat Chedid, Florin Muscutariu, Mike Substelny


Lorain Growth Corporation, Mike Challender, Lorain, Ohio


MKM Management Consulting, Monika Moss, Roland Robinson, Cleveland, Ohio


Media Design Imaging, Johnny Wu, Cleveland, Ohio


MediaVision, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Mike Kubit


Meet The Bloggers, George Nemeth, Gloria & Tim Ferris, Cleveland, Ohio


Mindgrab Media LLC, David Walker, Stephen Brand, Ph.D., Akron, Ohio


NASA Glenn Research Center, Kathleen Zona, Cleveland, Ohio


Near-Time.com Joel Bush, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


NEOhio.org Mike Gesing, Bay Village, Ohio


New Image Media, Inc., Steve Petit


Nomar Perez


Northeast Ohio Videogame Initiative, Daniel Carl, Lakewood, Ohio


NOTACON, Paul & Judy Schneider


Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio


Ohio Board of Regents, David Barber, Director, Technology Strategy


Ohio State University, Chester Bowling, Community Development


Ohio University, Karen Riggs, Athens, Ohio


OneCommunity, Scot Rourke, Cleveland, Ohio


Orgnet.com, Valdis Krebs, Rocky River, Ohio


Portage-Geauga County Juvenile Detention Center, Thomas Rehnert


PBWiki, Clif & Rebecca Sipes, Celine, Ohio


Philip Mallory Jones, Hamilton, New York & Ohio University, Athens, Ohio


QIN Inc., Mike Mata


Razor Graphics, Inc., Joe McCrystal


REALNEO, Sudhir Kade, Norm Roulet, Sudhir Raghupathy, Derek Arnold


Recognition Robotics, Simon Melikian


Renee Whiteside


Kent State University, Department of Computer Science, Robby Friedman


Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT),Matthew Bernius, Visiting Professor, School of Print Media, Rochester, New York


The Search Guru, Leslie Carruthers


The Shaker Heights Public Library


Silent Partner Online, Inc., Andre Bryan


Soren Hansen


SourceLabs, Inc. Athena Diamantis, Director of Sales, Seattle, Washington


Southern Lorain County Historical Museum, William McCracken


Strategic Technology Alliance (STA), Robert Sopko, Case Western Reserve University


STEP, Edward M. Caner, Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programs, College of Arts & Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


Susan Schaul


Susan Miller


The Search Guru, Leslie Carruthers


TRG Studios, Michael Roth, Cleveland, Ohio


Think Beyond Media, Mark Gajewski, Elyria, Ohio


The University of Cincinnati


United Way of Greater Lorain County, Jerry Skully


Youngstown Business Incubator, James Cossler, Youngstown, Ohio (rescheduled to Defrag Y'Town July 2007)


Wendell Robinson


Williamson College of Business,Youngstown State University, Betty Jo Licata, Youngstown, Ohio


Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, Thomas Humphries, Reid Dulberger, Youngstown & Warren, Ohio


Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Hunter Morrison, Youngstown, Ohio


Zender + Associates, Micah Zender, Design Strategist


Zoo and Aquarium Visitor Magazine, Rudy Socha



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