September 26 2016


Agenda 2016

Day 1

Mon Sep 26

Sharon Waxman, CEO, TheWrap, Jason Hirschhorn, CEO, ReDef

Welcome: The State of Media

2:00pm – 2:10pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Chris DeWolfe, CEO, Jam City (formerly SGN Games Inc.), Swoozie, Professional Gamer TBD,Phil Keslin, CTO, Niantic / Pokemon Go

When Gaming Goes Hollywood and the Hottest Thing Since Pokemon Go

2:10pm – 2:40pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Anthony Batt, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President, WEVR, Nonny de la Pena, Co-Founder & CEO, Emblematic Group, Clint Kisker, President, Madison Wells Media, Peter Girardi, SVP Creative Affairs, Warner Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content, TED SCHILOWITZ

Stars of Virtual Reality: The Revolution in Storytelling Has Started

2:40pm – 3:10pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Vincent Cacace, Founder & CEO, Vertebrae,Kathleen Hahn, Chief Strategy Officer, Vertebrae

Product Presentation: Verterbrae (360 VR video)

3:10pm – 3:20pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Saswat Panda, Co-Founder & CTO, LiveLike

Product Presentations – eSports VR LiveLikes

3:20pm – 3:30pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Derek Smith, Entertainment & Media Partner, PwC

Exclusive Research
PWC Research – Hispanic Media Consumption on the Rise

3:30 pm – 3:45pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Coffee Break

3:45pm – 4:00pm | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

Keynote Interview – Irving Azoff, Chairman & CEO, Azoff MSG Entertainment

4:00pm – 4:45pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Filmmaker Cameron Crowe interviews Legendary Rock Photographers, Joel Bernstein and Neal Preston

Special Presentation with Cameron Crowe

4:45pm – 5:45pm | Marquesa Ballroom

15 Minute Stretch Your Legs and Grab a Drink to Watch…

5:45pm – 6:00pm | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

Presidential Debate Viewing

6:00pm – 7:30pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Sponsored by SGN

Cocktail Party and Photography Exhibit

7:00pm – 8:30pm | Terrace

Private VIP Speakers and Sponsors Dinner

8:15pm – 10:00pm | Library Bar Patio

Day 2

Tue, Sep 27

SoulCycle Sponsored Class

7:00am – 7:45am | SoulCycle- Beverly Hills

Networking Breakfast

8:00am – 9:00am | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment, Inc.

Keynote Interview

9:00am – 9:45am | Marquesa Ballroom

Greg Foster, CEO, IMAX Entertainment, Adam Aron, CEO, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.,Adam Fogelson, Chairman, STX Entertainment, Motion Picture Group

Facing Down the Future of Moviegoing in Theaters, Online and Overseas

9:45am – 10:30am | Marquesa Ballroom
Will Palmer, Co-Founder & CEO, Movio, Luke Xiang, Vice President, Beijing WeYing Technology Co. Ltd.

How China Won the Online Ticketing Game

10:30am – 11:00am | Marquesa Ballroom

Coffee Break

11:00am – 11:15am | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

David Nevins, CEO, Showtime Networks, Sarah Barnett, President & General Manager, BBC America, John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks

TV Leaders Summit – State of TV: Cords Cut, Skinny Bundles and Over the Top, Pops

11:15am – 12:00pm | Marquesa Ballroom

VR Room – Open Demos – AT&T

Breakout Sessions

12:00pm – 12:45pm | Contessa 1

Holograms, eSports, Startups… and China, Bonnie Eskenazi, Entertainment Partner, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, Nina Shaw, Partner, Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano,Lindsay Conner, Partner & Chair, Media & Entertainment Group, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Schuyler Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Susan Zuckerman Wiliams, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Legal Aces on Dealmaking in the Digital Age

12:00pm – 12:45pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Adi Sideman, Founder & CEO, YouNow, Andrew Stalbow, Co-Founder & CEO, Seriously, Rafi and Benny Fine, Co-Founders, Fine Brothers Entertainment, Ardy Falaki, CEO, VoteBlast

“Where Marketing Has Moved – Millenials and Mobile“

12:00pm – 12:45pm | Contessa 3

Brenda Robinson, Entertainment Partner, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP “Navigating Celebrity Endorsement Deals, Public Image and Free Speech – We’re Talking to You Ryan Lochte“, Dan Schechter, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting – “Who’s Buying Media Companies – and Why“, Vince Cacace, Founder & CEO, Vertebrae “The Revolution in VR – Where to Find the Value“, Ron Bloom, Founder & CEO, BiteSizeTV – “Disrupting Out of Home to Create New Entertainment Networks“

Networking Lunch – roundtable discussions

12:45pm – 2:00pm | Terrace


2:00pm – 3:00pm | Contessa 2

Andrew Siegel, Executive Vice President, Advance Publications, Dan Schechter, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting, Andy Howard, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors,Carlos Jimenez, Managing Partner, Moelis & Company

What Lies Beyond the $4 Billion Media M&A Move

2:00pm – 3:00pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Ardy Falaki, CEO, VoteBlast

Product Presentation – VoteBlast

3:00pm – 3:05pm | Marquesa Ballroom


Big Data Meets The Magic of Story Development – Can This Marriage Work?

3:05pm – 3:45pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Coffee Networking Break

3:45pm – 4:00pm | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

Innovators Panel

4:00pm – 5:15pm | Marquesa Ballroom

Conference Close

5:15 PM

Closing Cocktail, Innovators Celebration

5:15pm – 7:00pm | Rooftop Deck