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

Programming the ‘OVNs' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Video Content

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Bill Masterson, co-founder, Believe Entertainment Group

AJ Vernet, Chief Revenue Officer, Zype

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Allie Greenwald, Senior Account Executive, West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships, Fullscreen, Inc.

Scott Robson, Vice President, Content Operations, Gracenote

Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Content, Social Media and Monetization: Data-Driven Trends in Marketing & Audience Building

Gwen Miller, Director of Data Analytics, Kin Community

Brian Malone, Chief Data Science Officer, Media General

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, INSTANT, Time, Inc.

Tracy Aftergood, Vice President, Development, Canvas Media Studios

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Alexa Tonner, Senior Vice President, Collectively, Inc.

Mark Peters, Partner, IBB Consulting Group, Moderator

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

Investing in Diversity: The Social Impact in Higher Education & The Entertainment Industry

Dr. Jeffrey P Jones, Director, The Peabody Awards

Dr. Jacqueline Landrum Sanderlin, Executive Director, School and Community Relations, Inglewood Unified School District

Sherri Williams, PhD, Anna Julia Cooper Center Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wake Forest University

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President – Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon Communications

Dina Ibrahim, Director, The California State University Entertainment Alliance - CSUEA, Moderator

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Track V: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

CrowdFunding Update:  Exploring Innovation in the Crowdfunding Film-TV-Start-up Process

Jason Cooper, producer, documentary filmmaker and founder, King Toledo Entertainment

Josh Chapman, CFO, Filmfundr

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Sam Blan, Founder and CEO, Blak Box Group

Dan Cunningham, President and Head of Physical Production, Busted Buggy Entertainment

Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, Youngry.com & White House Award Winner Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

Scott Barton, Senior Vice President, Branded Digital Content and Products, Starz

Amit Ziv, ‎Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Development, and Strategy, EPIX

Adam Ware, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Media and Business Development, Tennis Channel

Joe Friend, Vice President, Ad Technology Systems, Fox Broadcasting Company

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Edmond Shapiro, Video Solutions Architect, Global Service Provider Business, Cisco

Jordan Wiggins, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Social Content, Viral Campaigns & Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

Michael Gaston, Chief Executive Officer, Cut

Jason Molina, Director, Engagement Planning and Strategy, Fullscreen

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Liz Stahl, Senior Director, Social Media, Deep Focus LA

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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

VR-AR - Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in Immersive Entertainment & Technology – From VCs and Kickstarter to Corporate Investments

Andrew Shulkind, Cinematographer and Co-Founder, Headcase

Jacob Carlson, Digital Media Strategist and Consulting Manager, Manatt Digital Media

‎Sim Blaustein, Partner, BDMI - Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Keyvan Peymani, Partner, Touchdown Ventures

Mike Hildebrandt, VP of Corporate Development and Strategic Partnerships, DAQRI

Joe Michaels, Chief Revenue Officer, AxonVR, Moderator

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Track IV: Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Live Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Developing Strategies and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Franchise

Allison Wallach, president, Jupiter Entertainment

Mike Richards, Executive Producer, The Price Is Right and Let’s Make A Deal

Lemuel Plummer, president and CEO, L. Plummer Media

Linda Ong, Chief Culture Officer, Civic Entertainment Group

Philip Shafran, Director of Content Activation, Brand and Rights Management, Vin Di Bona Productions

David Bloom, Columnist, Tubefilter, Moderator

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, The Advertising VR-AR-Workshop, Herscher Hall, 202

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Jess Engel, Director of Original Content, Within (Vrse)

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Kevin Shuster, Executive Producer, Team One

Camie Baker, Director of Branded Content Partnerships, GET Creative studio, USA TODAY NETWORK

Joergen Geerds, CEO, Koncept VR

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Deluxe VR

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Two Dinners to Pick From - Additional Ticket Required

I. The Welcome Dinner - Guerin B - Herscher Hall

The Human and Entertainment Interface: An Object of Beauty - The Doorway to Everything

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive / Studio Leader, Walt Disney Imagineering

Caitlyn Meeks-Ferragallo, Director of Content, High Fidelity

Herve Bizira, Head of Engineering, HuffPost RYOT

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II. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, Ahmanson Hall

The Hollywood VR-AR State of the Union - Studios - Networks - Tech Companies - A Vision into the Future

Bill Fay, Production Executive, “The Dark Knight,” “300,” “The Hangover,” “Clash of the Titans” "Independence Day," former President of Production Legendary Pictures

Chris Defaria, President, Animation and Technical Innovation, Warner Bros., Executive Producer, 'Gravity', 'Mad Max: Fury Road' , 'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix' and the upcoming 'The Lego Movie Sequel'

Paul Hook, Partner/Head, Motion Picture Production, ICM Partners

Jim Mainard, EVP, Digital Strategy & New Business Development, DreamWorks Animation

Brendan Handler, SVP, New Media, 20th Century Fox

Moderator - Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

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Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment

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

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

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

V. Music 2020 - UCLA Center for Music Innovation

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. The Women's Summit - Content and Technology

VIII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

IX. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

X. The High School Music Company Project

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Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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Evening Special Events!

Tuesday, October 18th

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Two Dinners to Pick From - Additional Ticket Required

I. The Welcome Dinner - Guerin B - Herscher Hall

The Human and Entertainment Interface: An Object of Beauty - The Doorway to Everything

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive / Studio Leader, Walt Disney Imagineering

Herve Bizira, Head of Engineering, HuffPost RYOT

Caitlyn Meeks-Ferragallo, Director of Content, High Fidelity

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II. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, Ahmanson Hall

The Hollywood VR-AR State of the Union - Studios - Networks - Tech Companies - A Vision into the Future

Bill Fay, Production Executive, “The Dark Knight,” “300,” “The Hangover,” “Clash of the Titans” "Independence Day," former President of Production Legendary Pictures

Chris Defaria, President, Animation and Technical Innovation, Warner Bros., Executive Producer, 'Gravity', 'Mad Max: Fury Road' , 'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix' and the upcoming 'The Lego Movie Sequel'

Paul Hook, Partner/Head, Motion Picture Production, ICM Partners

Jim Mainard, EVP, Digital Strategy & New Business Development, DreamWorks Animation

Brendan Handler, SVP, New Media, 20th Century Fox

Moderator - Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 18th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

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

Pokemon GO - The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Gateway to the Future

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product Development, DAQRI

Jules Urbach, CEO, Otoy

Craig Allen, Digital Strategist, Creative Leader, Creative Alchemy Incorporated

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO, GoMeta

Anjali Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Client Computing Group, Intel

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Psychology of Audience Engagement: Film/TV, AR, VR and Real Time Media - Balancing Fan Desires and Producer Vision in the Age of Entitlement

Jerri Lynn Hogg, Director, Media Psychology PhD Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Pamela Rutledge, Director, Media Psychology Research Center

Lara Hoefs, StoryDisruptive, Audience Insight Analyst and Strategist

Cynthia Vinney, Independent Researcher, Audience and Fan Psychology

Jason James, Chief Digital Officer, The Recording Academy

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the Hollywood of Content to Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

Michael Alexander, Strategy & Growth Initiatives, IBM Global Telecommunications Industry

Jennifer Cooper, Director of Industry Strategy in Media and Entertainment, Adobe

Alece Oxendine, Manager, Digital Distribution & Partnerships, GoDigital Distribution

Dan Goman, Founder & CEO, OWNZONES

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, The Law Offices of Bruce David Eisen, Moderator

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Movies, Television and Online Video, From VC & Equity to Crowdfunding

Diane McGrath, Managing Director Media and Technology, Streicher, J Streicher Capital

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Patrick Russo, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Larry Gerbrandt, Managing Director, Janas Group & principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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

The Augmented Reality Experience: Implementing the Next Generation of AR into Application: From Education to Entertainment and Games

Jim Marggraff, CEO, Eyefluence

David Weinstein, Director for Professional Virtual Reality, nVidia

Roy Ashok, ‎Chief Product Officer, DAQRI

Brian Blau, Research Vice President, Gartner

Ronen Horovitz, Founder and CEO, EyeCue Vision Technologies

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

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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12 Noon – 1:00 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Audience Intelligence at the Frontier: How AI and Neuroscience will Change the Game

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation & Global Brand Director, Havas

Justin Herz, Senior Vice President, Digital, Warner Bros.

David Herrin, Head of Research, United Talent Agency

Yves Bergquist, Data Scientist, CEO, Novamente and Director, "Data & Analytics" Project, USC’s Entertainment Technology Center, Moderator

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12 Noon – 1:00 PM Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Jaime Burke, co-founder and President, Lifeboat Productions

Harrison Land, Vice President, Development, Jupiter Entertainment

Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group

Ilyssa Goodman, Producer/Director/Sales Agent, DunGood Entertainment

Ryan P. Hall, Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO, Radiant Films International

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

Rich Sutton, Chief Revenue Officer, North America, Trusted Media Brands

Josh Entman, Cofounder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services, Moderator

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Track II:  Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Unlocking Intelligence: Education within Technology and Virtual Worlds - VR-AR-Immersive

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D., Director, Medical Virtual Reality - Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., CEO and President, Legacy Interactive and Legacy Games

Eric Gradman, ‎Chief Technology Officer, Two Bit Circus

Julian Sarmiento, Creative Director & VR Content Creator, Digital Domain

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Tai Crosby, Founder & CEO, SilVR Thread

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Andy Beach, Technical Evangelist, Developer Experience, Microsoft

Rob Gabel, Founder and CEO, Tubular Labs

Michael Palmer, GM of Video, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Paula Batson, Vice President, Communications, YouNow

Lena Lotsey, Senior Social Media Manager, Ignition

Mike Lee, Director of Digital, AEG Global Partnerships

Karen Allen, President, Karen Allen Consulting, Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lucas Krump, Director, Demand Partnerships, Brightroll, Yahoo

Jeremy Woodlee, Director, Google Media Platforms - ‎Google

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Jeff Hochberg, Vice President, Data Activation, ShareThis, Moderator

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1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Guerin C, in Herscher Hall

The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Rick Rosner, Writer, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Man Show, Crank Yankers, The Grammys, The Emmys

Bill Wheeler, Writer, “Queen of Katwe”, “Ray Donovan”, “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”, “The Hoax”, “The Prime Gig”

Jonathan Fernandez, Writer/Producer, “Rob the Mob,” Writer “Star Trek: Enterprise,” Writer, “WRESTLING MOSES for HBO”

Jaydi Samuels, Writer, "Salem," "Celebrity Death Match," and "Family Guy"

David Zucker, Writer/Director, Airplane!, Top Secret, Ruthless People, three Naked Guns”

Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran, Hunter, Jake & The Fat Man, Knight Rider, Love Boat, Hart to Hart, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Women in Virtual Reality and Immersive Entertainment: Experiencing New Dimensions and Creative Experience

Jacki Morie, Founder / Chief Scientist, All These Worlds, LLC.

Tanna Frederick, Producer/actor, Defrost (VR Narrative Film)

Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse

Alethea Avramis, Producer, Specular Theory

Rachel Skidmore, ‎Director of Media Development, ‎Skybound Entertainment

Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate, Maveron VC

Catherine Day, Head of Unscripted/EP, Jaunt VR

Louisa Spring, Chief Operating Officer, Prologue Immersive, Moderator

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