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Photos from Day 1 of CommunityNext conference

It’s been a couple hours since the CommunityNext conference got started – and things have been going smoothly so far.

The first day is focused on developers – you can see the schedule here. Akash, CTO of Hi5 kicked off with a great discussion of scaling up to 70 million registered users, and how to architect a system that scales up. Since then, there’s been a bunch of demos from successful app/widget creators.

The room is completely full, with a standing room only audience with overflow out the door:

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Here’s the scene right outside of the main presentation room, with lots of people with laptops out, PuTTY terminals and IDEs open.

… More updates soon.

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