Colabria, CommerceNet, NewsFutures, InTrade, ConsensusPoint, Aurora WDC Announce the Prediction Markets Summit – Chicago, Wed, June 7, 2006

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Colabria® announces the Prediction Markets Summit - Chicago, Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at the Gleacher Executive Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Colabria® - the leading worldwide action/research network of the knowledge economy - announces the Prediction Markets Summit - Chicago, Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at the Gleacher Executive Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

New ways to share, trade and aggregate information using Internet-based markets are exploding. These powerful network knowledge markets help companies, schools, governments and individuals to acquire and master ever-growing bodies of knowledge. These capabilities achieve mastery of collective wisdom with stunning speed and accuracy.

These innovative prediction and information market-based mechanisms resolve questions of science, technology, management, strategy, planning and policy far better than the experts or management.

Through a ceaseless flurry of self-correcting exchanges and markets, covering everything from politics and business plans to sports and new product features, these potent markets generate new ideas and amass and refine knowledge and collective wisdom with breathtaking speed and uncanny accuracy.

Knowledge and prediction markets are becoming commonplace in the smartest firms. Top firms using prediction markets are Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Eli Lilly, Abbott Laboratories, HP and Siemens.

Cass Sunstein, Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Chicago Law School is the Summit Keynote. All participants receive a copy professor Sunstein’s newest book -- Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge.

This summit is sponsored by Colabria, the Prediction Markets Cluster and participants. Also sponsoring are CommerceNet, http://www.commerce.net/, NewsFutures http://www.newsfutures.com/, InTrade http://www.intrade.com/, Consensus Point http://www.consensuspoint.com/ and Aurora WDC http://www.aurorawdc.com/.

The summit sessions are practical and conversational. They are for executives, directors, traders, users and practitioners having immediate, practical needs to use market mechanisms to master collective wisdom.

Pricing and Availability

Registration for the Prediction Markets Summit is open and available now. Registration includes a pre-event reception on June 6th. All are welcome. The event participant tuition, including the hosted pre-event cocktail reception, the full-day experience, meals, refreshments, books, materials, and registration is $449.00. At this low cost, there are no press passes, student discounts or other mark-downs. Secure online registration in advance required. Visit:

http://www.pmcluster.com/

Contact:

John T Maloney

Vice President

Colabria

1329 Taylor St.

San Francisco, CA 94108 USA

Tel: 415.902.9676

Fax: 415.276.6074

Email: jmaloney@colabria.com

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