The Immersive VR, AR & MR Experience

The Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality Experience

Movies - TV - Out of Home - Mobile - Games - Sports - Advertising

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Phones - Tablets - TV - Screens - Tables - Video Paper

Eye - Touch - Tap - Vibrate - Voice - Motion - Sensation

Movies, IMAX, The MultiPlex & Venues to Advertising, Music & Sports


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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

IV. The Artistic Creators: Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers - Writers

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

VIII. Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT: Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

IX. The Women's Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

XI. The University Project: Internet & Entertainment - AR/VR Accelerating the Educational Process

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A Major Event at Digital Hollywood!

Digital Hollywood Presents!

The Immersive Experience

The Virtual & Augmented Reality Summit

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The Complete Three Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 16th

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171: Live Webcast

AR to XR - How AR will Fundamentally Shift How Companies do Business

Raffaella Camera, Head of Extended Reality Go-To-Market, Accenture

Nigel Tierney, Director of Development & Production at Oath//RYOT

Leon Laroue, Product Manager, New Ventures, AR Eyewear, Epson

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C., former, Chief Legal Officer and VP, Magic Leap

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC


Noon – 1:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

The Next Generation of AR/MR-Transforming Digital Interactions; Content, Devices, Platforms

Terry Schussler, Director, Immersive Technology, Immersive and Real-Time Experience, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM, INC.

Greg Potter, Analyst, Media & Communications, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Clay Weishaar, Creative Director, Tool of North America

Patrick Aluise, SVP, Digital Content, Moviebill (Partners with Regal Theaters)

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

Moderator, Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Women on the Creative Edge: From Cinematic Entertainment and TV to Sports, Music and VR/AR/MR: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Jackie Guerra, Soccer Olympiad, Sports Engineer and CEO, Game Ready Performance

Camille Cellucci, Head of Production, The Void

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lady GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

Ketaki Shriram, Chief Technology Officer, Krikey

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator


3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

AR/MR in Hollywood and Advertising – An Experiential Creative Platform

Mark Netter, Vice President, Strategy, REVOLVE Agency

Natascha French, CMO, VNTANA

Kati Halonen, CCO and co-founder, AR Video Booth

Lynn Rosenthal, Founder/CEO, Periscape, AR/VR

Jiten Dajee, Lead Technologist, Deloitte Digital

Anthony Borquez, founder and CEO, Grab

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator


Wednesday, October 17th

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast

VR/AR/MR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand/Experiential/LBE

Jeffrey Travis, Founder & CEO, Positron/ Creator, Voyager®

Rachel Lanham, General Manager, WunderVu, XR STUDIO, PIXVANA

W. Joe DeMiero, Digital Management Director, Team One and President, TiltShift

Dmitry Shapiro, founder and CEO, Metaverse

Christine Lawton, Digital and Emerging Media Executive

Kevin Cornish, Founder & Director, Moth + Flame & Conversive

Peter Csathy, Founder & Chairman, CREATV Media, Moderator


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

AR-VR Verticals – Disrupting Healthcare


11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR – MR - XR

Session I: Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

2018-2019: The Year Augmented Reality Changes Everything - The Next 12 Months Change the industry

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

John Canning, Executive Producer, VR/AR Interactive, Digital Domain

Tom Wesselman, VP/GM, Enterprise Software Group, Plantronics

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Method EXP

Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., Founder & Chairman, ARIVAL

Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

Moderator - Jay Samit, Independent Vice Chairman, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

The Immersive Media Think Tank: VR-AR-MR - The Expanding Vision of an Industry

Dane Smith, Global Head of Business Development, THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.

Tim Dillon, Head of VR & Immersive Content, MPC

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Ethan Stearns, Executive Producer, MWM Immersive (Madison Wells Media)

Cary Granat, CEO, Immersive Artistry

Geoffrey Bund, Head of Business Development, Varjo

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

The VR-AR-Immersive - Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Brand Vision

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, DigitasLBi

Scott Squires, Oscar nominated, CEO, PIXVANA (former CTO, ILM)

Ryan Pullliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder, Specular Theory

Johannes Saam, Senior Creative Developer, Framestore

Kalan Ray, Development Supervisor, Magnopus & co-founder, VKTRY Creative Studios

Erik Murphy-Chutorian, founder and CEO, 8th Wall

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX, Moderator


Session II: Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of Film - Transitioning - a New and Challenging Environment Amidst the Burgeoning Streamers, New Tech and AR

Paul Dergarabedian, Senior Media Analyst, comScore

Heather Blair, Head of Cinema Sales, MediaMation Inc.

Chris Fenton, Media Strategist and Dealmaker; Former President of DMG Entertainment

Robert Lenihan, president US programming, AMC Theatres

John Rubey, CEO, Rubey Entertainment LLC.

Ted Schillowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Moderator


4:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

Exploring the Language and Artistry of VR-MR-AR in the Cinematic Experience

Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Andrew Shulkind, Director of Future Imaging and Content Innovation, M. Bonnieux, Inc.

Kirk Miller, Director of Media Programming, MediaMation

Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University, Northridge, Moderator


Thursday, October 18th

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172 & 173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio


11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

VR/AR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Ricardo Diaz, Executive Director of Digital, Omelet

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX

Laura Barton, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Development, Advrtas

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

VR-AR/MR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Experiential Content and Technology

Kelsey Wong, Experience Producer, Magnopus, Production Lead, “Coco VR”

Katja Rasi, CEO and founder, AR Video Booth

Evette Vargas, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

Moderator, Seth A. Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - The VR-AR Immersive Track

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

The Power of VR-AR: A New Language of Artistry - A Unique Moment of Commercial Possibility and Marketplace

Robert Watts, Co-founder and Executive Producer, Light Sail VR

Penka Kouneva, Leading Games Composer, “NASA AR installations”, “The Mummy VR at IMAX VR

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Travis Cloyd, Experience Producer/Director (Speed Kills VR), CEO Observe Media (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicolas Cage)

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production - The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Ryan Moore, CEO, Experience 360°

Jessie Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosper XR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Doug Kryzan, Founder and CEO, Rocket Worldwide

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Lucas Kappaz, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, VR Americas

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator


5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall


6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Open to All Attendees

Hosted by: by Mars City Design LLC & Mars City Foundation

Herscher Hall, Guerin C

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