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On September 27, 2017, join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire’s Annual Future of Television! Held at the inspirational Museum of Jewish Heritage situated on the tip of Manhattan, the Future of Television 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 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 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 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.

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2017 Speakers

Day 1
27 Sep 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am

REGISTRATION

WELCOME & INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

PRESENTED BY: Al Lieberman, Executive Director Entertainment, Media & Technology program, Stern School of Business, NYU Ned Sherman, Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital, Founder, Digital Media Wire
Al Lieberman
Ned Sherman

VIEW FROM THE TOP: THE FUTURE OF TELEVISION

PANELISTS: Floris Bauer, President and Co-Founder, Gunpowder & Sky Rebecca Glashow, Head of Worldwide Distribution, AwesomenessTV Peter Phillips, Former EVP/GM Interactive & Distribution, Marvel Entertainment Paul Potenzone, SVP/Content Director at...
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Peter Phillips
Paul Potenzone
Floris Bauer
Todd Spangler
Rebecca Glashow
Ira Rubenstein

OPENING PRESENTATION: DID YOU TRY REBOOTING IT?

VIZRT PRESENTS: “Did you try rebooting it?” Evolution of Vizrt & TV to Digital Broadcast workflows optimized and priced for Digital Publish a video with broadcast graphics to multiple platform...
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Tom Shelburne

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH PETER GALLAGHER OF VERIZON DIGITAL MEDIA

Peter Gallagher, Chief Operating Officer, Verizon Digital Media INTERVIEWER: Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors
Peter Gallagher
Mike Vorhaus
11:15 am - 11:45 am

MORNING BREAK

THE CURRENT STATE OF DIGITAL MEDIA INVESTING

This panel of investors, who are actively investing in digital media companies, discusses the latest investment trends and what it takes to get funded in the current environment, including accelerators,...
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David Sands
Andrew Cleland
Todd Klein
David Beck
Anton Zietsman

DELIVERING ON THE PROMISE OF VR FOR TELEVISION

While still in its infancy, VR experiences built around television shows are showing promise. Some offer extra content complementary to the show’s narrative, and some completely transform the telling of...
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Michelle Carney
Matthew Collado
Tom Vance
Michael Gold
Rob Ruffler
Aaron Luber
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

VIP LUNCH (INVITE ONLY)

REDEFINING DISTRIBUTION: THE MELTING POT OF OTT, CABLE & LINEAR TELEVISION

The lines between linear television and OTT services are blurred more than ever with both Hulu and YouTube Red offering network/cable streams with DVR capabilities. Alternately, traditional linear services, like...
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Kenny Gersh
Alex Weprin
Michael Weaver
M. Scott Havens
Christy Tanner
Sahil Patel

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH BOB GRUTERS

Bob Gruters, Group Director, Global Marketing Solutions – US, Facebook
Bob Gruters

THE EVOLUTION OF BRANDS, CONTENT AND MARKETING

As brands continue to transition away from traditional advertising towards digital marketing strategies, effective content has become essential to building and maintaining a loyal consumer base. Today more than ever,...
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Andrew Saunders
Christine Murphy
Mia Goldwyn
Philip Alberstat

THE RISE OF LIVE STREAMING

Live streaming is proving to be a way to make content come alive on social networks and to bring shows to the top of viewers’ attention. Part immediacy, part community,...
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Ryan Troy
Courtney McKlveen
Mario Armstrong
Karen Allen
Ali Moiz
Jill Sherman

ALEXA, TELL ME ABOUT VOICE-ACTIVATED AI FOR MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

Voice-activated artificial intelligence (AI) is going beyond telling you the weather and turning on your lights – it’s now helping you navigate media and entertainment experiences. What is possible when...
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John Thompson
Drew Silverstein
Adrian Sexton
Rick Howe

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY USE INFLUENCER MARKETING

Digital influencers can be instrumental to getting content, services, and products in front of the right audiences. Still, brands walk a fine line between managing the message and allowing room...
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Rebecca Duke
Marc Hustvedt
Maureen Polo
Paul Kontonis
Phil Ranta
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK

THE EXPLOSION OF ORIGINAL VIDEO CONTENT

We are in an original content renaissance. Hulu is doubling their number of originals, Netflix is moving all production to Los Angeles, major online news publishers announced content plays at...
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Terrance Gray
Sharmi Gandhi
Jill Braff
Matthew Henick
Susanne Mei

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ERIC KORSH OF MASHABLE

FIRESIDE CHAT: Eric Korsh, President, Mashable Studios, Mashable INTERVIEWER: Aron Levitz, Head of Wattpad Studios, Wattpad
Eric Korsh
Aron Levitz

Tickets

VIP All Access Pass
1,999.00 USD

All Conferences – Music/Games/TV/Video/RightsTech (Sept. 26-27)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 26-27)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 26-27)

VIP Lunches (Sept. 26-27) / VIP Dinners (Sept. 26-27)

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Future of Television Forum Single Day Pass
699.99 USD

Entry to Future of Television Conference  (Sept. 27)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 27)

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Registration
999.00 USD

Entry To All Conferences – Music/Games/TV/Video/RightsTech (Sept. 26-27)

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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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