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Tracks and Themes

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

II. The Wellness Experience = Nutrition + Fitness + Sports + Beauty + Mindfulness

III. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain - ICOs

IV. Food Innovation + Wellness: Food Culture - Food Industry

V. The Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Luncheon

VI. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

VII. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Wellness - Science

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

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

X. Beauty Innovation & Wellness: Health + Fitness + Mindfulness

XI. The Women's Summit & Workshops - Content - Recognition

XII. The Athlete & Wellness: Fitness, Performance, Nutrition & Food

XIII. The University Project: Film - TV - Technology

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Wednesday, Continued from Left Column

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Working in the Industry: An In-Depth Discussion with Executives and Creatives from TV, Film and Technology

Neilda Pacquing, Founder & CEO, Mindglow

Jay Tucker, Executive Director, Center for MEMES, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bill Thompson, Executive Director, Young Storytellers

Maikiko James, Director of Programs, Women in Film

Rebecca Wray, Executive Producer, Durable Goods

Moderator, Simone Nelson, Managing Director, The CSU Entertainment Alliance

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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Simply Genius - Beauty – Skincare – Wellness - Fitness – Brains Behind the Lifestyle Industry

Michael Bumgarner, CEO, Cannuka

Yanni Hufnagel, CEO, Perfect Lemon

Kane Sarhan, CEO, The Well

Ashley Lewis, CEO, Fleur Marche

Billy Hawkins, CEO, Arsenic

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television, Branding & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Wendy Sweetmore, Executive Producer, Dreamtime Entertainment (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss Studios USA

Amber Raspberry Mayo, founder, WYD

Tara August, Vice President of Talent Relations and Special Projects, Turner Sports

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst Entertainment

Jenelle Lindsay, Head of TV, Unanimous Media

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Diversity & Inclusion: Elevating the Workspace & Identifying New Talent in this Movement for Positive Change

Moderator: Jeanette DePatie, Award Winning Media Producer (PGA) and author for “The Fat Chick”

Kristena D. Hatcher, HR Executive Diversity and Inclusion CAA

Arlene Krantz, Author, World Women Foundation

Sahar Andrade, MBBch Diversity, Leadership Success Coach TEDtalk

Jay Francis, VP - Current Series, Diversity & Inclusion, Disney Television Animation

Tery Lopez, Director of Inclusion and Equity, Writers Guild of America West

Dr. Michael V. Nguyen, Cross-cultural psychologist with expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion (D&I), cultural change, and organizational development.

Honored Guests - Exceptional Minds

Expert On-Hand - Jennifer Lenze/Lenze Lawyers

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Thursday, May 23rd

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

10:45 AM - Noon - Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Lifestyle Choices and Lifestyle Alternatives

Leah Caplanis, founder and CEO, Social Sparkling Sake @SocialSparkling

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert; Author @JulieSpira

Debra Fine, CEO, Fine Line Accelerator; Founder, Well Healed @DebraLynnFine

John Parks, CEO O2 Health Lab, @O2HealthLab

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media @BaruAdvertising

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media, @ErinK217

Linda Sherman, Managing Editor, Boomer Tech Talk, @LindaSherman, Moderator

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Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Ursula Kneller, Director of Global Process Innovation, Universal Music Group

Karen D. Webb, founder, PR Squared

Veline Mojarro, Director of Equity, Safety and Inclusion for Goldenvoice's Every One Initiative

MARQUETTA MOORE, VP, Music & Celebrity Relations, REVOLT

Lisa Margolis, former Senior Vice President Chief Music Counsel & Business Affairs, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

Noon – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

The Luncheon Roundtable

Fireside Chat: Enterprise Sponsorships, LinkedIn and Twitter

Winnie Sun, Managing Director, Sun Group Wealth Partners (@WinnieSun)

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots

 

12:30 - 2:00 PM - The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon

The Leadership Forum. Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Hosted by Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Transforming the Medical Establishment and the Culture

Moderator - Michael B. Miller, Strategist and Thought Leader, On-Air Personality, "Cannabusiness with Michael Miller"

Guests to be announced

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Commitment: Wellness, Fitness, Food, Sports & Beauty

A Conference for Lifestyle Visionaries

Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

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Digital Hollywood Spring, May 21-23, 2019

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Wellness Experience

A Conference for Lifestyle Visionaries

Exploring Nutrition - Fitness - Food - Beauty - Peak Performance

Tuesday, May 21st - Thursday, May 23rd, Skirball Center

Special Event - The Evening Celebration

Tuesday, May 21st, Additional ticket required

Hollywood and Sports Honors Los Angeles based Wellness - Learning - Food Programs - Serving Families - Schools - In-Need Organizations

The Onstage Raffle - Items Confirmed: Signed Basketball from Superstar Russell Westbrook; Signed Football from Superstar Philip Rivers, Quarterback, LA Chargers; VIP Ticket Package - LA Clippers

On stage Host:

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant & Personality, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Keynote Events

1. Andrew Whitworth, Team Captain, Los Angeles Rams

2. Abner Mares, Four-Time World Boxing Champion and FOX Sports boxing analyst on INSIDE PBC BOXING - to be interviewed by Fox Sports Personality - and Shout Out to “Abners Boxing Students in the audience”

3. Russell Westbrook -  Why Not! Foundation – Via Video (tentative)

4. Additional Keynote to be announced

Mini-Roundtables

I. Entertainment, Sports & Wellness Visionaries Outreach to the Community

Dawn Wilcox, Vice President Corporate Partnerships, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Carrie Patterson, Chief Operations Director, WE Charity, WE

Victoria Lanier, Executive Director, Education Through Music-Los Angeles

Greg Worrell, President, Scholastic Education

Moderator - Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

II. Entertainment Industry Outreach to Students

Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Bettina Fisher, Director of Educational Initiatives, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

With Scholarship Students from Los Angeles High Schools

III. “Professional Athletes - Change Agents and Community Visionaries”

Lawrence Jackson, USC/NFL Star, Seattle SeaHawks

Marv Fleming, Four-Time Super Bowl Champion, Green Bay Packers

Bob Grant, NFL Great, Super Bowl Champion, Baltimore Colts

Ron Brown, Olympic and NFL Great, Los Angeles Rams

Moderator, Jeremy Rosenberg, VP, Marketing & Communications, LA84 Foundation

IV. Entertainment, Sports & Wellness Visionaries Outreach to the Community

Soshea Leibler/Michele Rigsby Pauley, Lead Communications Specialist, CEDARS-SINAI

Sarah Adolphson, co-CEO, The Artemis Agency

Vikki Karan, Director of Business Affairs, Omaze

Chelsea Paulsen, Director, Special Events, The Madison Square Garden Company

Geni Lincoln, VP of Bookings, The Madison Square Garden Company

Moderator - Victoria Lanier, Executive Director, Education Through Music-Los Angeles

V. Entertainment, Sports & Wellness Visionaries Outreach to the Community

Linda and Stewart Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, speaker to be announced

Sport Science Project, Los Angeles, speaker to be announced

Peter Straus, Executive Director, Team Prime Time

David Siegel, President, Los Angeles Sports Council

Moderator - Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant & Personality, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

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The Complete Three-Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

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

The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

Isaac Rosales, Sr. Manager, Partnerships & Campaigns, Univision Creator Network

Jade Sherman, Vice President, Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Owen Leimbach, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse

Brian Sokolik, Talent Manager, Authentic Talent & Literary Management

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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11:00 AM - Noon

Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Power of Food, Wellness and Innovation: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Sara Neff, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty  Corporation

Dr. Christopher Vincent, co-founder & CEO, Altus Health

Elliot Roth, founder, Spira

Michele Stueven, Food Editor, L.A. Weekly, Moderator

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots, Leading Linkedin Influencer

Eylul Savas, Founder, Lw/ND Media, Influencer, “Llama With No Drama”

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Sam Leigh, Media Strategist, inArtists (iA)

Brendan Kane, Author, Best Selling Book, “One Million Followers”

David Bloom, Columnist/Contributor, TVRev / Tubefilter / Forbes, Moderator

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Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Melisa Nicola, renown restaurateur, co-owner, Nic's Beverly Hills, President, Culinary Arts Kids Eat (C.A.K.E.)

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

James Bell, Associate Director of Programs, Los Angeles, Common Threads

Sabrina Williams, CEO, SEED

Trevor Hudson, Founder, inHouse Produce

Susan Haymer, Eco-Food Specialist, 360 Degree Communications, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

Women on the Creative Edge: From Film & TV to Athletes, Wellness and Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

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

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Astrophysicist, Author, Musician and FIU CASE Board Member

Julia Hunter, President, Jenni Kayne

Tracey S. Kardash, Deputy Director Development Los Angeles, PEN America Los Angeles

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Video

Investments and Partnerships in Wellness - Sports - Athletes - Science Companies

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

Paul Sterling, Vice President of Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare

Derrick Morgan, NFL Star, Tennessee Titans, Managing Partner, Huddle Ventures

Angela Abshier, Venture Partner, Blue Horizon

Moderator - Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

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Track II: Food, Nutrition and Fitness - Herscher, Guerin C, Video

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef & founder, Just Add Water™

Annie Vonheim, Wellness Expert, Creator, Smart Pressed Juice

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Kanchan Koya, Tasty Creator and founder, Spice Spice Baby

Dr. Rahi, M.D., Dr. Raheleh Sarbaziha, Moderator

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2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Food, Fitness, Sports and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

Chef Charity Morgan, Plant Based Culinary Innovator

Sam Polk, Co-Founder & CEO, Everytable, Founder and Feast

Andreas Wuerfel, Director US Strategic Partnerships, METRO Group

Poull Brien, Partner/Co-founder, Wild Fish Direct

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Brand Partnerships in Sports - Wellness - Celebrity - Strategies with Media/Entertainment/Technology Partners

Brian Kelly, SVP of Sales, Bleacher Report

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Jesse Nunez, CEO, PopFlyXP

Art Sims, CEO, 1124 Design, Inc.

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I:  Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Technology - Innovation in Sports Performance Data and Display  – from Biometrics to AR/XR - In-Venue and Broadcast

Aaron Stanton, founder & Director, Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise

Courtney M. Brunious, Associate Director of the University of Southern California's Sports Business Institute

Dave Anderson, Former NFL Player/Co-Founder, Gains Group

Coach Tim Adams, SuperCoach behind Olympic, NFL, NHL, Super Bowl All Stars

Jeb Terry, NFL Alum, President, Double Seven Sports, Moderator

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Session II: Herscher Hall, Food & Wellness, Room 303-304

Wellness. Nutrition and Mindfullness: A Transformative Lifestyle: From the Palate to a State of Wellbeing

Melissa Mayo, Food Network Chef, Author and Motivational Speaker

Dr. Ethan Weiss, Co-Founder and Medical Advisor, Keyto

Sophia Cavalli, President, Intuitive Mind Strategies

Matthew Supkoff, Director of Marketing and Sales,, Continental Vitamin Company

Iyan M. Bruce, Owner / Sound Therapist, Inner Harmonic – Neuroacoustic Medicine

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Special Event - The Evening Celebration

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Ahmanson Hall, Webcast Live

Tuesday, May 21st, Additional ticket required

Hollywood and Sports Honors Los Angeles based Wellness - Learning - Food Programs - Serving Families - Schools - In-Need Organizations

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 173

AR-VR-MR Science & Technology – Disrupting Wellness - Healthcare - Sports

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, Institute for Creative Technologies

Newton Lee, Author/Editor, #1 New Release in Preventive Medicine: "The Transhumanism Handbook"

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Lab manager ITP Foundation, Assistant professor Sofia U

Mary Poffenroth, STEM Faculty Lecturer, San Jose State University

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

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of  Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Andrea Drummer, Food Editor, CannabisMD

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

Dean Waters, CEO, FLOWERTOWN

Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen, Founder, Dr. J’s Natural and Ensohara, Moderator

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Nechelle Vanias, Chief Solutions Officer, Six Degrees of Influence

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, House of Baron

Renee Rossi, founder and CEO, Relativity Ventures

Michelle Wong, Managing Partner, Dailey

Tess Cacciatore, CEO, Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN), Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

12:30 - 2:00 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Live Webcast

Luncheon Co-Host

Michael B. Miller, Strategist and Thought Leader, On-Air Personality, "Cannabusiness with Michael Miller"

The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon

Marvin Washington, NFL Star vs. DEA - A Lawsuit and a Movement Demanding Change

Jim Belushi, Actor and Cannabis Activist

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Beauty, Food Innovation & Wellness: An Industry - A Lifestyle

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Wellness Entrepreneur – Beauty – Fitness – Food – Fashion – Media - Tech

Courtney Casgraux, Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Amanda Russell, founder, The Influencer Code and Founder + Chief Editor, Fit Strong and Sexy

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

Ken Rosenblood, CEO and Founder, obVus Solutions

KJ Matthews, Emmy Winning Journalist, (CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX), Moderator

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