October 5-6 2015


Agenda 2015

Day 1

Mon Oct 5

Sharon Waxman, Founder & CEO, TheWrap
Jason Hirschhorn, CEO, REDEF

Welcome: The State of Media — A Framework for Debate

3:00 pm | Marquesa

Brian Robbins, Founder & CEO, AwesomenessTVYnon Kreiz, CEO, Maker Studios

When Millennials Rule the World: Online Video
and the Next Generation of Content

3:10 pm

Gail Becker, President of Strategic Partnerships and Global Integration, Edelman

The Role of Big Data and the Impact of Branded Content

4:00 pm

Andrew Glasgow, SVP, Viacom Scratch

The Declining American Attention Span:
How You Get It, Keep It, Share It

4:10 pm

Networking Break

4:20-4:35 pm

Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer, YouTube

YouTube and the Rise of Streaming Content:
Growth, Profits and Challenges

4:35 pm

Nancy Dubuc, President & CEO, A+E Networks

Cable TV Disrupted: Is Cord-Cutting a Reality?

5:10 pm

Opening Cocktail Party Presented by PwC & Corbis Entertainment

6:00 pm | Terrace

Special Appearance by Danny Strong

Spotlight Interview: A Conversation with Brian Grazer

7:15 pm

Dessert and Drinks — Hosted by Edelman

8:30 pm

Day 2

Tue, Oct 6

Networking Break

8:00 am | Marquesa Ballroom Foyer

Allison Grodner, Executive Producer, “Big Brother” ; David Lyle, President, PactUSNigel Lythgoe, Reality TV Pioneer; Ben Silverman, Founder & Chairman, Electus

Facing the Reality of Unscripted TV: What’s Disrupting the Cash Cow — Presented by PactUS

9:00 am | Marquesa

Dawn Ostroff, President, Condé Nast Entertainment

Building a Content Studio From Print

9:45 am

Aaron Levie, CEO, Co-Founder & Chairman, Box

Protecting Content in the Age of the Cloud & the Hack

10:15 am

Networking Break

11:00-11:15 am

Dana Goldberg, CCO, Skydance MediaJosh Goldstine, President, Worldwide Marketing, Universal PicturesWill Palmer, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, MovioRoger Pollock, SVP & Head of International Marketing, IMAX CorporationPaul Yanover, President, Fandango

Innovating the Moviegoing Experience — Presented by Fandango

11:15 am | Marquesa

Tobias Bauckhage, CEO & Co-Founder, Moviepilot
Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.
Christian Meinberger, SVP, Content Programming & Production, Studio71
Sanjay Sharma, President & COO, All Def Digital

Trends in Mobile and Video

11:15 am | Contessa 2

Gail Becker, President of Strategic Partnerships and Global Intergration, Edelman
Keith Clinkscales, CEO. REVOLT Media & TV
Will Lee, Digital Editorial Director, People.com & EW.com
Steve Amato, CEO & Chief Content Officer, Contend

The Latest in Branded Content: What’s Driving Sharing & Engagement

11:15 am | Contessa 3

Steven Amato, CEO & Chief Content Officer, Contend

Drones & Hollywood

12:00 pm

Will Palmer, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Movio

Women in Gold: Unlocking Box Office Revenue

12:10 pm

Joseph Atkinson, US Advisory Leader for the Entertainment, Media & Communications Practice, PwC

Watching the Watchers: How Are Kids Making Content Decisions?

12:20 pm

Hosted by PwC, Edelman, Movio and PactUS

Networking Lunch

12:30 pm | Scarpetta Restaurant

Brian Weinstein, Head of Corporate Finance Group, CAA
Rick Hess, Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Evolution Media Capital
Jesse Jacobs, President, The Chernin Group
Chris Sacca, Founder & Chairman, Lowercase Capital

Financing Innovation: Experts on Investment Trends & What’s Hot in Digital Media

2:00 pm


Spotlight Interview: A Conversation with Maria Bello

3:00 pm


Networking Break

3:45-4:00 pm

Van Toffler, CEO & Content Creator
Lloyd Braun, Founder & CEO, Whalerock

Making Content Outside the System

4:00 pm

Perrin Chiles, CEO & Co-Founder, Adaptive StudiosPenny Finkelman Cox, Co-President, Original Force AnimationSandra Rabins, Co-President, Original Force AnimationElan Lee, Co-Creator, Exploding KittensAlex Winter, Director, “Smosh: The Movie”

The 2015 Innovators Panel

5:00 pm

Celebrating the 2015 Innovators

Cocktail Party

6:00 pm | Poolside Terrace