Last week I was invited to be on a panel at InterAct 2008 in Washington DC. There are lots of great social media pioneers in DC — some at the event included:NewMediaJim on Twitter Somewhat Frank from AOL and also an Intel Insider Rohit Bhargava from Ogilvy (part of our PR agency) Jesse Thomas of Jess3 Nick O’Neill of The Social Times Debbie Weil, author the the must-have Corporate Blogging Book InterAct2008 was one of DC’s first two-day gatherings for social computing enthusiasts and companies. It has some solid momentum, and I hope to see an even bigger event for DCers next year. After the closing “Growing Your Business Through Social Media” panel, I asked Frank Gruber to share his take, tips and look ahead to test driving WiMAX this week in Baltimore. As an Intel Insider, Frank grabbed our WiMAX event invite and is getting himself to the event, where my Intel pals are setting him up to test drive a Lenovo laptop tricked out with Intel’s Centrino 2 technology and built-in WiMAX. Frank is prolific at shooting photos and videos then often sharing his media online, on-the-scene, allowing him to get his work done before he gets home. Having even higher speed wireless Internet connection than he’s used to just might help him be even more prolific…and get home earlier! Frank will join others gathering around the Baltimore’s Bond Street Wharf Park to see WiMAX in action and hear from: Dan Hesse, Chief Executive Officer, Sprint Nextel WiMAX pioneer Barry West, Chief Technology Officer & President, XOHM Sprint Nextel * Sean Maloney, Executive Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Intel Corporation.