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On September 29, 2016, join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire’s Annual Future of Television Forum! Held at the inspirational Museum of Jewish Heritage situated on the tip of Manhattan, the Future of Television Forum is the perfect place to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of television, video, and connected entertainment!

Who Are We

A 1-day event held as part of New York Media Festival’s (NYME) 4-day event series, the Future of Television Forum is the leading event for senior representatives from television broadcasters, MCNs, digital studios, cable networks, digital distribution networks, brands, advertising firms, VCs, social networks, technology providers, analysts and press. Unlike some other industry events, the Future of Television Forum focuses on bringing together the people who really matter to meet in a lively yet intimate environment that allows access and privacy to build and grow relationships and partnerships. 

Features

The Future of Television Forum features two tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing and monetization, the event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking. It’s not just the deals they make but people they meet and the long lasting relationships forged. If you are serious about the business of TV/Video entertainment, we invite you to join us at the Future of Television Forum.

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2016 Speakers

Day 1
29 Sep 2016

WELCOME & INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire Al Lieberman, Executive Director Entertainment, Media & Technology program, Stern School of Business, NYU
Al Lieberman
Ned Sherman

OPENING PRESENTATIONS

THE FUTURE OF TELEVISION, VR/AR AND MARKETING Visionary presentations on the future of Television, VR/AR and Marketing. Field Trip to Mars – Lessons in Rethinking VR Outside the Headset Do...
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Phillip Morelock
Alexander Rea

FIRESIDE CHAT with SONY PICTURES TELEVISION

Fireside Chat with Eric Berger, EVP, Digital Networks, Sony Pictures Television & General Manager, Crackle. Interviewed by Joan E. Solsman, Senior Writer, CNET
Joan E. Solsman
Eric Berger

VIEW FROM THE TOP: The Future of Television

This panel of top decision-makers in the television, online video, advertising and technology industries discuss where America’s favorite medium is heading in terms of content and new digital distribution models...
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Doug Ray
Joan Gillman
Keith Hindle
Christy Tanner
Sahil Patel
Ira Rubenstein
11:15 – 11:45

MORNING BREAK

VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY FOR VIDEO AND ENTERTAINMENT

This panel of VR and AR leaders will discuss the latest developments for video and entertainment. The panel will focus on what is available in the market today. What are...
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Ben Priddy
Brian Seth Hurst
Rich Flier
Alexander Rea

ADVANCED ADVERTISING: THE PROMISE & OPPORTUNITY

Advertisers today are increasingly demanding targeting, tracking and measurement across platforms–TV, PC, mobile, and out-of-home– and expecting demonstrable ROI on their ad spends that goes beyond awareness to consumer engagement...
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David Gaines
Robert Bardunias
Jonathan Bokor
Ashley J. Swartz
James Shears

INNOVATION: Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos

Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos (5 Min Each) PRESENTERS Why Innovation Labs Fail Many people misunderstand the purpose of an innovation lab, thinking it is merely a test kitchen where...
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Anjali Sud
Michael Wayne
Brian Adams
Misha Koroteev
Justin Tobin

THE FUTURE OF CONTENT MARKETING

As brands continue to transition away from traditional advertising to digital marketing strategies, effective content has become essential to building and maintaining a loyal consumer base. Today, more than ever,...
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Philip Alberstat
Alison Hoffman
Zach Blume
Jared Pearlman
Jeremiah Rosen
James DeJulio

THE FUTURE OF OTT: CONSUMER ADOPTION AND EXPERIENCES

This panel of experts in Over-the-Top (OTT) video distribution will discuss consumer adoption and the experiences that will drive the future. What changes are expected? What does the future hold...
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G.O. Burton
Nathan Guetta
Tony Emerson
Scott R. Singer
Roger Keating
Angela Northington

ONSTAGE MEETUP & UNCONFERENCE SESSION

This is a spontaneous session held on the stage in Safra Auditorium. Come with your ideas, pitches and anything else you’d like to discuss about innovation in television, video, movies...
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12:50 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

FIRESIDE CHAT with FACEBOOK

Fireside Chat with Bob Gruters, US Group Lead, Entertainment, Restaurants, and Multicultural, Facebook
Bob Gruters

SHOOTING FOR THE TOP: MAKING GREAT ORIGINAL DIGITAL VIDEO

When it comes to TV awards, digital may be the new cable with Netflix and Amazon taking home big awards at the Emmys and other awards shows. Moreover, audiences are...
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Ryan P. Hall
Ashley Kaplan
Thao Hoang
Jesse Redniss
JC Cangilla

THE FUTURE OF NEXT GEN OTT AND MONETIZATION

This panel of experts in Over-the-Top (OTT) video monetization will discuss monetization strategies and techniques. What’s working and what not? What are the best strategies for monetizing video content in...
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Jason Williams
Rick Howe
Andrea Clarke-Hall
Sam Toles
Pamela Nguyen

INNOVATION: Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos

Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos (5 Min Each) PRESENTERS Video data and insights for today’s media companies and publishers Presenter: David Dowd, VP of Customer Growth, Tubular Labs GLOVE and BOOTS Mario...
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Christian Petersen
David Dowd
Mario & Fafa
Mara Einstein

INFLUENCER MARKETING: ALIGNING BRANDS WITH SOCIAL INFLUENCERS

This panel of executives and representatives working with digital influencers with significant followings will discuss how they work with brands, including different strategies such as sponsored posts versus contests versus...
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Natalie Zfat
Suzanne Spence
Jeremy Simon
Cat Lincoln
David Griffith

BUYING AND SELLING OF CROSS-PLATFORM VIDEO ADVERTISING

This panel will consist experts from TV network sales, ad agencies buyers, platform companies, and measurement companies, discussing the successes and challenges of cross-media video selling/buying including Linear TV, cable...
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David Danowski
John Collins
Domenic DiMeglio
Dan Bruinsma
Chris Pizzurro

ONSTAGE MEETUP & UNCONFERENCE SESSION

This is a spontaneous session held on the stage in Safra Auditorium. Come with your ideas, pitches and anything else you’d like to discuss about innovation in television, video, movies...
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16:00 – 16:45

AFTERNOON BREAK

VIEW FROM THE TOP: VR/AR Leadership Roundtable

VR/AR experts discuss the current state of VR/AR, consumer adoption and what it means for the games business. PANELISTS Rich Flier, Managing Director, Business Development, Digital Domain Holdings Limited Thom...
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Pete Pachal
Jeff Marsilio
Vin Farrell
Rich Flier
Thom Gruhler

FIRESIDE CHAT/KEYNOTE

Keynote converstion with Martha Nelson, Global Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Interviewed by: Stephanie Mehta, Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair
Stephanie Mehta
Martha Nelson

NYME OPEN HOUSES

This is an invite-only event. You must be on the guest list to attend. MICROSOFT OPEN HOUSE Invite-only (RSVP required) Join Entertainment and Media Leaders at Microsoft’s Times Square venue for cocktails,...
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NYME CLOSING PARTY

Let’s wrap it up with style! Join us for one final night of drinks, dancing, and networking at NYME’s Official Closing Party! 6pm – 8pm – VIP VR/ AR Showcase...
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Tickets

VIP
Passes
1,999.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 27-29)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 27-29)

All Conferences – Music/Games/Video (Sept. 27-29)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 27-29)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 27-29)

VIP Lunches (Sept. 27-29) / VIP Dinners (Sept. 27-28)

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All-Access Conference Passes
999.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 27-29)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 27-29)

All Conferences – Music/Games/Video (Sept. 27-29)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 27-29)

Tech-Crawl (Sept. 27-29)

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Future of Television Forum Single Day Pass
499.99 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 29)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 29)

NY Games Conference Sessions (Sept. 29)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 29)

Tech-Crawl (Sept. 29)

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Location

The Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Pl
New York, NY 10280
+1-646-437-4202

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