Appraising Microsoft and Its Global Strategy
November 13,14, 1997
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Thursday, November 13, 1997
8:55 - 9:00 a.m.
Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
An Overview of the Microsoft Strategic Plan and How They Accomplish Their Goals
Gary L. Reback Esq., Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati
9:50 - 10:10 a.m.
Microsoft and Increasing Returns
Prof. W. Brian Authur, Santa Fe Institute
10:30 - 12:15 p.m.
Digital Commerce of the Future
Bill Wendel, The Real Estate Cafe
Robert Purcell, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Consumers Car Club
Paul M. Ruden, Senior V.P. Legal and Industrial Affairs for the American Society of Travel Agents
Catherine A. Allen, C.E.O. Banking Industry Technology Secretariat
1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Introduction to Keynote Speaker
Mitchell Kertzman, CEO Sybase
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Keynote: Scott McNealy, CEO Sun Microsystems
No One Should Own the Alphabet
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The Theory of Increasing Returns and The Essential Facilities Doctrine.
Garth Saloner, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Morgan Chu Esq., Irell and Manella
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Level Playing Field
Roberta Katz, General Counsel for Netscape Communications
James Love, Director Consumer Project on Technology