Lighthouse Seminars announced the opening of the 5th annual Gilbane Boston conference at the Westin Copley hotel. The main conference opens Wednesday, December 3rd with keynotes from Prabhakar Raghavan, Head of Yahoo! Research, and Michael Edson, Director, Web and New Media Strategy, Office of the CIO, Smithsonian Institution. Technology demonstrations from over 50 exhibitors take place along side the main conference on Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-conference Workshops take place today starting at 1:00pm. Registration is available on-site at the Westin Copley Hotel.