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The Innovation Forum

November 12-14, 2019

Skirball Center, Los Angeles

The California Forum on Education

Wellness & Community Service

A Digital Hollywood Event

 

Archive, May 21st - The Dinner Celebration - Click Here

Hollywood and Sports Honors the Kids

The Dinner Program, May 2019, Archive - Click Here

Keynote Events

1. Andrew Whitworth, Team Captain, Los Angeles Rams - Click Here

2. Abner Mares, Four-Time World Boxing Champion - Click Here  in Conversation with LA County Undersheriff, Timothy K. Murikam

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

Carye Parker, CEO of Branding & Entertainment, Anthem Communication

Clare Fox, Executive Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

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

Speaker Bios, Video and Additional Information - Click Here

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

Todd Johnson, President & CEO, Chamber of Commerce, Beverly Hills

Amanda Rhodes, Academy Golden Students

Yessenia Cux, Graduate of the Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program, The Hollywood Reporter

Katherine Hernandez, Graduate of the Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program, The Hollywood Reporter

Speaker Bios, Video and Additional Information - Click Here

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 and Wake Forest University

Ron Brown, Olympic and NFL Great, Los Angeles Rams

Candace Cable, Paralympic Superstar and Adapted Sports Activist

Natasha Whatley, Softball Star and Olympian

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

Speaker Bios, Video and Additional Information - Click Here

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

Soshea Leibler, 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

Speaker Bios, Video and Additional Information - Click Here

V. The Power of Sports, Healing and Building Communities

Leilanie Ayala, Manager, NPH Nursing Education, Performance Improvement and Magnet Program, UCLA-Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital

Jason Witt, Community & Citizenship Specialist, Turner Construction Company

Dr. Jonathan E. Sherin, Director, Department of Mental Health, Los Angeles County

David Siegel, President, Los Angeles Sports Council

Moderator - Peter Straus, Executive Director, Team Prime Time

Speaker Bios, Video and Additional Information - Click Here

The National Conference on Community!

A Must-Attend Event for Educating, Mobilizing &

Networking for Change!

The California Forum on Education

Wellness & Community Service

November 12-14, 2019, Skirball Center, Los Angeles

Dr. Jackie! - The Innovation Forum

Hollywood + Sports + Education + Wellness = Community

A Conference Designed for:

Educators – Administrators – Community Activists – Entertainment Industry - Sports Teams and Leagues, Technology Companies - Academic Officers – Philanthropists - Corporate Foundations and Outreach Programs - Curriculum Directors

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin - Bio Information - Click Here

 

Just Added:

Thursday, November 14th

A full day of Programming on:

STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood - Click Here


The Complete Three-Day Agenda

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, November 12th

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

The “We Teachers Program”: Supporting Teachers – Empowering Students

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

Carrie Patterson, Chief Operations Director, WE Charity, WE

Sonja Delafosse, Senior Manager, Educator Programs, Microsoft

Additional Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


11:10 AM - 12 Noon, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Social Media and Social Change: Developing Ideas and Movements for a More Just World  – Exploring the Possible!

Lina Renzina, Leader, Creators for Good, The Ad Council

Donna Lamar, Global Executive Creative Director, Twitter

Marc Berkman, Executive Director, Organization for Social Media Safety

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Food & Wellness Workshop

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

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

Andrew Blume, co-founder, inHouse Produce, Inc.

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

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

Sabrina Williams, CEO, SEED

Nicole Landers, co-founder, Community Healing Gardens (CHG)

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:15 - 1:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Educators Meet Climate Change Leaders: Developing Curriculum to Engage and Inspire

Speakers to be announced

 

Session II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Fl. Room 202

Inspiration Workshop – Freedom to Write – Let’s Get Going - Educators Meet Hollywood Professionals

Stephen Galloway, Executive Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

Michelle Franke, Executive Director, PEN America Los Angeles

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Women in Investment, Education, Technology & Entertainment: Investing in Women – Investing in the Future

Beth Kearns, Executive Vice President of Operations Strategy, 20th Century Fox Film

Dr. Yesim Darici, Assistant Provost, STEM; Director, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, Professor of Physics, Florida International University

Sonja Delafosse, Senior Manager, Educator Programs, Microsoft

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Music, Film, the Arts and Sports! Creativity and Wellness as the Foundation of Education

Frank Guttler, Program Director, Mobile Film Classroom

Sergio Cuculiza, Executive Director and co-founder of Beautify Earth; Founder of Beautify Education

Johnathan Franklin, Manager of Community Affairs and Engagement, Los Angeles Rams

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

Track I: Wellness - Innovation - Herscher, Guerin C, Webcast Live

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

Jeff Witzeman, writer/producer/director, “Cancer Can Be Killed”

Meredith Cochran, coo-founder and CEO, The Osso Good Co.

Julie Ward, Plant–Based Nutritionist, Fresh Food Alchemy

Ryan Rondeno, Legendary Master Chef and Sustainable Cuisine Advocate

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Innovation, Partnerships & Investment in Education - STEM/STEAM Programs on the Leading Edge

Todd Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

Chris Baccus, M.Ed, Co- Founder Limitless Stem Initiative

Warren Holden, Chief Executive Officer, Clesports Academy

Derek Steele, Asst. Director of Operations & Finance, Social Justice Learning Institute

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Herscher Hall, The Workshop, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Digital Citizenship – Empowering the Future – Smartphones, Laptops and Bandwidth as a Starting Point for Citizenship

Adam Parker Goldberg, Flipgrid Creative Strategic Engagement, Flipgrid, Microsoft

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast Live

Women on the Creative Edge: From Film & TV to Innovative Lifestyle & Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Terry Hurlbutt, VP and GM, GMA Digital, ABC News

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

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

Patrika Darbo, 2016 Primetime Emmy winning actress, TV Academy Governor

Shelley Andagan, Director, Game Studio Relations & Executive Producer, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Susan Campos, Media Consultant, former Reporter, KABC-TV, MSNBC Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

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

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

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

Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

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

Perrin Davidson, Publisher, LAeats, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Dr. Jackie! - The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

Movies, TV & Music that Matter: Meet the Educators – A Creativity Exchange

Moderator, Armine Kourouyan, MPH Senior Project Manager, Hollywood, Health & Society, USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Beckley Mason, Executive Director Brand Partnerships, Bleacher Report

Autumn Nazarian, Senior Vice President Content+ // Sponsorship & Partnerships, Mindshare

Henry Watson, Vice President, Distribution and Partnership Marketing, Pac-12 Networks

Sharad Devarajan, co-creator, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Striker Force 7 - Animated Series

Armando Yee Jr., Producer/Director, FOX Sports

Moderator, Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Room 303-304

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

Dr. Coco Cabrel, MD, Reiki Master, Founder, L!festorm Calms

Sophia Cavalli, President, Intuitive Mind Strategies

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

Anne Stockwell, MFA. Author, Coach, Cancer Veteran and Founder, Well Again

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM, Dr. Jackie: The Innovation Forum

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Webcast Live

A National Strategy for Literacy Innovation Programs – Failure is Not an Option!

Arcena Upson, MPB Clerk/Sail, Lean Captain, Walgreen Co., Member of Walgreens Boots Alliance

Speakers to be announced

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Special Event - The End-of-Day Celebration

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM Ahmanson Hall

The Dr. Jackie Awards!

Hollywood  - Sports - Wellness - Education!

To Honor and Recognize Achievement in Community Service

 

Day Two - The Agenda

Wednesday, November 13th

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

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

Funding, Start-ups & Angels - Financing the Entertainment, Tech, Education, Wellness & Sports Industries

Jen Rudolph, founder, The Actor’s Greenroom

Brian Herskowitz, CCO, Horror Equity Fund

Nicholas Tana, CEO, Smart Media

Keith Newman, Mentor/Advisor, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track III: Haas Conference Center, The Conference Tent

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Kelly Bayett, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Barking Owl

Jiffy Iuen, co-founder and CEO, Frank Collective

Michelle Wong, Managing Partner, Dailey

Stefanie Nissen, founder, TRVL Porter

Nechelle Vanias, Chief Solutions Officer, Six Degrees of Influence

Joleen Hughes, Founder & Principal, Hughes Media Law Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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

Women & Original Content: From Film/TV, Internet Video and Influencer Campaigns to Games

Jourdan Guyton, co-creator/Diretor, “Two Grown”, A BET Digital Original

Mira Crisp, former, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

Katie Koeblitz, Head of Independent Content apparentlyjack, (Producer, Galveston)

Gwen Miller, VP of Content Strategy, Kin Community

Giovannie Espiritu, Nominated, Best Supporting Actress, MethodFest, Board of Director, C.O.R.A. (Domestic Violence Agency)

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, House of Baron, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click HereAdam Parker Goldberg Work. Microsoft. Creative Strategic Engagement, Flipgrid

 

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Herscher Hall

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

Courtney Casgraux, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Kendra Studdert, co-Founder, GBY BEAUTY

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Jason Jercinovic, former, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Ron Bloom, CEO, Reach TV

Sybil Grieb, former, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

 

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

Tanya Wright, SAG Award Winner, Orange is the New Black; HBO’s True Blood

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

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst Entertainment

Jenelle Lindsay, Head of TV, Unanimous Media

Terra Harper, Vice President, General Manager, LIGHTWORKERS, Media, an MGM Venture

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

 

Day Three - The Agenda

Thursday, November 14th - Click Here for STEM/Space Agenda

Day Long Exploration - A Conference to Change Lives

STEM, Space Industries and Hollywood: A Conference for Educators, Space Visionaries & Students

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space: The Challenge for the Future: Roadmap to the Moon and Beyond

 

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

K-12 Space Exploration: The Building Blocks for a National Strategy

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space Educators: From Space Scientists to Creative Visionaries

Marc Zicree, TV, Writer/Producer, Star Trek – The Next Generation, Sliders, Babylon 5, Deep Space Nine

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

Z. Nagin Cox, Tactical Mission Lead : Curiosity Rover Flight Team, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Investors in Space, Space Start-ups and Space Education: From NASA and JPL to Blue Origin, SpaceX, Boeing to Aerospace Corporation

 

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Sesson I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Space Innovators: VR/AR/XR - Experiments in Technology & Design

Rob Ray, Senior Designer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Additional Topics for Consideration

Please feel free to email us about the following Session Topics. While they may not make the cut for this agenda, we want to know your feelings and ideas as we develop ideas for the next event.

a) Advocacy and Partnerships: Educators Address the Everyday Critical Community Crisis

b) The Power of Sports, Healing and Building Communities

c) The Power of Hollywood and Change: TV/Film Programming and Social Responsibility

d)  Investments and Partnerships in Wellness and Food Start-ups and Programs

e) Immersive – VR/AR in the Classroom – Students/Educators - New Levels of Experimentation

f) Partnerships in Creativity – Bringing Film – TV – Music into the School and Community

g) The Educational Opportunity of Diversity – Stepping Up to a Higher Challenge

h)  Sports and Wellness Programs – High Schools as a Wellness Lifestyle

i) Community Activists and Educators Meet and Greet – An Interactive Learning Experience

J) Educators, Hollywood and Global Change: Addressing Issues of Human Rights – Food – Wellness

k) Partnerships in Education and Wellness: Philanthropies, Corporate & Sports Investment

l) The Inspiration Roundtable – Deep Dive Workshops: Meet-ups with the Professionals – Educators – Entertainment Creators – Industry Executives