Shanghai June 13th - 15th

International attendees confirmed:

›› Saturday, June 13th

Geeks on a Plain - 05:00pm - 06:00pm (All Access Passes/Invitation Only)


Visit worlds tallest observation deck at the Shanghai World Financial Center.

VIP Dinner 06:00pm - 09:00pm (All Access Passes/Invitation Only)

Guests incl. Vincent Tao CEO PPLive, Alan Tien General Manager eBay Paypal China and many more.


Shanghai Film Festival Party 10:00pm (All Access Passes/Invitation Only)

Exclusive after-party at M1NT Club with the organizers and jury of the Shanghai Film Festival including Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle.


›› Sunday, June 14th

Barcamp Shanghai 11:00am - 05:30pm


BarCamp Shanghai was started by Raincity Studios with Jon Hancock in 2006 and is an ad-hoc un-conference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos and interaction from attendees.


Geeks on a Plane attendees will get an in depth glimpse of Shanghai’s startup community and participate in discussions and exchange of new ideas.


Barcamp Shanghai is hosted and supported by The NetCircle, who we would like to thank very much for proving the location for this event.

The NetCircle (TNC) plans, develops and operates web-communities for clients that wish to create and grow large community websites. TNC has specialist knowledge and proven experience of meeting the unique demands of heavy-traffic and high-load websites. Using an optimized version of the open-source symfony PHP framework, TNC has built scalable systems that serve over 50 million visitors per month and handle over 16'000 concurrent users.


Additional sponsors include:

Event Location

The NetCircle
Loft 7-14, Creative Center
751 Yi Chang Lu Shanghai
Phone: 021-51752778

Barcamp Shanghai & After Party/Dinner sponsored by BlueRun Ventures 06:00pm


Location: Liu Jia, Shanxi Bei Lu 1726, corner of Aumen Lu: (10min walking distance from the Barcamp venue)

The Barcamp Shanghai After Party & Dinner is sponsored by BlueRun Ventures, who we would like to thank very much for their support. BlueRun Ventures is a leading early stage venture capital fund focused on Internet & Media, Mobile, Enterprise Software, Semiconductors and Components.  For the last 10 years, BlueRun Ventures has worked with early stage companies to build lasting businesses and successful exits in the crossroads of technology, ideas and global markets. BRV has long recognized the global proliferation of technology and the importance of having strong local markets to support technology trends.  BlueRun has maintained a global footprint since its inception and has had a local presence in China since 2001.  With over $1 billion of capital under management, BlueRun Ventures continues to look for passionate entrepreneurs and market changing ideas. The firm has offices in Menlo Park, Beijing, Shanghai, Helsinki, Seoul, and Mumbai.



›› Monday, June 15th

Breakfast with Damon Page, General Manager of Westin Bund Center 08:30am - 09:00am (All Access Pass/Invitation Only)

TEDx Shanghai 09:00am - 06:00pm (Invitation Only)

About TEDx Shanghai


TEDx Shanghai will be the first event organized by Chinameme under official license by TED, scheduled at M1NT Shanghai during the the Shanghai International Film Festival.
TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share ideas worth spreading.



At TEDx Shanghai, video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. We have a limited number of invites for international visitors participating in Geeks On A Plane. Subject to space and availability.


Geeks & Glamour Dinner and After Party 07:00 - 10:00pm


Geeks & Glamour is an exclusive invite only dinner and after party that will be held in Shanghai on June 15th. Hosted by Cilantro Media and Socitti, it will bring together Chinese and international attendees of Geeks On A Plane, TEDxShanghai and the Shanghai International Film Festival.

This event is an opportunity for tour attendees to network across sectors of tech, entertainment and media community. 

The Shanghai leg of the Geeks on a Plane Tour 2009 is co-organized with Chinameme - a network of cross-industry China professionals led by @christinelu and @sagebrennan. Barcamp Shanghai is co-organized with @calvinwuchin, @toffleran and @markovitch.