The second annual AltSearchEngines Day Conference was held on Monday, March 30, 2009 at the San Francisco’s Intercontinental Hotel.
This one-day, grassroots event brings together the best and brightest minds of the "alternative" search engines. Practically every alternative to the big "G" was represented, from Microsoft / Powerset and the Yahoo! BOSS team to key vertical search categories: Green Search, Health Search, Image Search, and Semantic Search, plus several special presentations.
Participating Engines included Powerset, Taptu, Truevert, GreenMaven, GreenPlanetSearch, TheFindGreen, GazoPa, Viewzi, Cooliris, Mednar, SearchMedica, RightHealth, OneRiot, Tazti, SurfCanyon, Worio, Yottalook, TextDigger, StanzIQ, Yahoo! BOSS, and Kosmix, talking about everything from Green Search to Health Search, Image Search, Mobile Search, Vertical Search, and more.