Featuring speakers from: The New York Times, Discovery Communications, The Atlantic, The Ad Council, Huffington Post, The Newseum, Howard University, American University, Ketchum, Blue State Digital, The Martin Agency, LMO Advertising, Chief, Social Driver and many more.

Covering topics that include: wearable tech, cord-cutting, media convergence, big data trends, creativity and innovation, millennial marketing, federal government, destination marketing, cross-channel marketing and more.

Speakers

Keynotes and panelists from top area organizations.

Dick Durrance — Award-winning National Geographic Photographer

Dick Durrance Award-winning National Geographic Photographer

Robert E. Johnston, Jr. — Insigniam

Robert E. Johnston, Jr. Insigniam

Robin Koval — Chief Executive Officer and President, Truth Initiative

Robin Koval Chief Executive Officer and President, Truth Initiative

Mark Leibovich — Chief National Correspondent, New York Times Magazine

Mark Leibovich Chief National Correspondent, New York Times Magazine

Derek Thompson — Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Derek Thompson Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Anthony Shop — Chief Strategy Officer, Social Driver

Anthony Shop Chief Strategy Officer, Social Driver

Katherine Armstrong — Counsel, Hogan Lovells

Katherine Armstrong Counsel, Hogan Lovells

Karen Addis, APR — Senior Vice President, Van Eperen & Company

Karen Addis, APR Senior Vice President, Van Eperen & Company

Debbie Bates-Schrott — President and CEO, Bates Creative

Debbie Bates-Schrott President and CEO, Bates Creative

Andy Blenkle — President, iostudio

Andy Blenkle President, iostudio

Eric Bosco — CEO, ChoiceStream

Eric Bosco CEO, ChoiceStream

Grace Briscoe — Director of Client Development, Centro

Grace Briscoe Director of Client Development, Centro

Kimberly Brown — Associate Director of Public Relations, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)

Kimberly Brown Associate Director of Public Relations, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI)

Daniel Brienza — Creative Director, RedPeg Marketing

Daniel Brienza Creative Director, RedPeg Marketing

Jeff Burkett — Senior Director, Product Strategy and Operations, The Washington Post

Jeff Burkett Senior Director, Product Strategy and Operations, The Washington Post

AJ Casale — Vice President, Digital, DDC Public Affairs

AJ Casale Vice President, Digital, DDC Public Affairs

Jeff Collins — Chief Revenue Officer, Viant

Jeff Collins Chief Revenue Officer, Viant

Carol Davidsen — VP, Political Technology, Rentrak

Carol Davidsen VP, Political Technology, Rentrak

Beth Dailey — Marketing Director, AARP’s Life Reimagined

Beth Dailey Marketing Director, AARP’s Life Reimagined

Tamara Dowd — SVP Creative, Creative Director, HZDG

Tamara Dowd SVP Creative, Creative Director, HZDG

Matthew Dybwad — Head of Politics and Public Affairs, TubeMogal

Matthew Dybwad Head of Politics and Public Affairs, TubeMogal

Vanessa Fortier — Senior Vice President, Creative Director, The Martin Agency

Vanessa Fortier Senior Vice President, Creative Director, The Martin Agency

Thomas Frank — Chief Creative Officer, Delucchi +

Thomas Frank Chief Creative Officer, Delucchi +

Leigh George, Ph.D — CEO, freedom

Leigh George, Ph.D CEO, freedom

Amy Gibson-Grant — VP, Campaign Director, The Ad Council

Amy Gibson-Grant VP, Campaign Director, The Ad Council

Dr. Brian Griepentrog — Senior Vice President, Research, Fors Marsh Group

Dr. Brian Griepentrog Senior Vice President, Research, Fors Marsh Group

Keith A. Grossman — Group Publisher, Head of Digital and Digital Products, Bloomberg Media

Keith A. Grossman Group Publisher, Head of Digital and Digital Products, Bloomberg Media

John Gundlach — Managing Director, Creative & Brand Strategy — GMMB

John Gundlach Managing Director, Creative & Brand Strategy

Wendy Hagen — President, hagen inc

Wendy Hagen President, hagen inc

Roberto Gomez, Jr. — Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, MOSAIC

Roberto Gomez, Jr. Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, MOSAIC

Natasha Hritzuk — Senior Director of Global Research and Insights, Microsoft/AOL Partnership

Natasha Hritzuk Senior Director of Global Research and Insights, Microsoft/AOL Partnership

Chuck Husak — Chief Creative Officer, August, Lang & Husak, Inc.

Chuck Husak Chief Creative Officer, August, Lang & Husak, Inc.

Paul Hunt — Senior Digital Analyst, Blue State Digital

Paul Hunt Senior Digital Analyst, Blue State Digital

Graziella Jackson — Chief Experience Officer, Echo & Co.

Graziella Jackson Chief Experience Officer, Echo & Co.

Joanna L. Jenkins, Ph.D.  — Strategic Communicator, Sr. Creative, Author, and Professor, Howard University

Joanna L. Jenkins, Ph.D. Strategic Communicator, Sr. Creative, Author, and Professor, Howard University

Daniel Jester — SVP, Managing Director, GMMB

Daniel Jester SVP, Managing Director, GMMB

Sharon Jones — Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources DC, Atlanta & Dallas, Diversity & Inclusion North America, Ketchum

Sharon Jones Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources DC, Atlanta & Dallas, Diversity & Inclusion North America, Ketchum

Keith Jodoin — CEO and Executive Producer, Sapling Pictures & Fortune and Glory

Keith Jodoin CEO and Executive Producer, Sapling Pictures & Fortune and Glory

Justin Jones — Founder and Creative Director, KDG Advertising

Justin Jones Founder and Creative Director, KDG Advertising

Steve Katz — CEO, Maximum Sunshine Productions

Steve Katz CEO, Maximum Sunshine Productions

Greg Kihlström — CEO, Carousel30 and President, DC Ad Club

Greg Kihlström CEO, Carousel30 and President, DC Ad Club

Jessalyn Kiesa — Vice President, Blue State Digital

Jessalyn Kiesa Vice President, Blue State Digital

Michael Krauss — Director of Product Management, Integral Ad Science

Michael Krauss Director of Product Management, Integral Ad Science

Pallavi Kumar — Assistant Professor, Division Director, Public Communication Division, American University, School of Communication

Pallavi Kumar Assistant Professor, Division Director, Public Communication Division, American University, School of Communication

Scott Laughlin — Co-owner and Director, LMO Advertising

Scott Laughlin Co-owner and Director, LMO Advertising

Ben LaBolt — Co-founder, The Incite Agency

Ben LaBolt Co-founder, The Incite Agency

Chris Lester — Chief Creative Officer, CHIEF

Chris Lester Chief Creative Officer, CHIEF

Robin McClain — Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Destination DC

Robin McClain Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Destination DC

Zac Moffatt — Co-Founder, Targeted Victory

Zac Moffatt Co-Founder, Targeted Victory

Donna Murphy — Senior VP, Consumer and Strategic Insights, Discovery Communications

Donna Murphy Senior VP, Consumer and Strategic Insights, Discovery Communications

Erik Muendel — CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Brightline Interactive

Erik Muendel CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Brightline Interactive

Theresa Mueller — Director of Political and Advocacy, Rubicon Project

Theresa Mueller Director of Political and Advocacy, Rubicon Project

Amanda Nguyen — Director of Strategy, CHIEF

Amanda Nguyen Director of Strategy, CHIEF

Jeff Osborn — Creative Director, Graphicacy

Jeff Osborn Creative Director, Graphicacy

Rowena Patrick — Campaign Director, The Ad Council

Rowena Patrick Campaign Director, The Ad Council

Kelly Peppers — EVP, Business Development, Colossal Media

Kelly Peppers EVP, Business Development, Colossal Media

Patrick Peters — Executive Vice President of Programming, FourthWall Media

Patrick Peters Executive Vice President of Programming, FourthWall Media

Erik Requidan — VP of Sales and Programmatic Strategy, Intermarkets

Erik Requidan VP of Sales and Programmatic Strategy, Intermarkets

Chris Rothrock — Director of Media, LMO Advertising

Chris Rothrock Director of Media, LMO Advertising

Carlos Roig — Executive Vice President, Subject Matter

Carlos Roig Executive Vice President, Subject Matter

Nancie Ruder — Founder, Noetic Consultants

Nancie Ruder Founder, Noetic Consultants

David Murnick — SVP, Seller Accounts, Rubicon Project

David Murnick SVP, Seller Accounts, Rubicon Project

Dave Saunders — President and Chief Idea Officer, madison+main

Dave Saunders President and Chief Idea Officer, madison+main

Noah Scalin — CEO, Another Limited Rebellion

Noah Scalin CEO, Another Limited Rebellion

Rob Sherman — Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook

Rob Sherman Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook

Seth Niman — Director of Media Strategy, MDB Communications

Seth Niman Director of Media Strategy, MDB Communications

Emily Simon — Vice President, International, The FP Group

Emily Simon Vice President, International, The FP Group

Alan Silber — Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic Region, Pandora

Alan Silber Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic Region, Pandora

Mike Snider — USA TODAY

Mike Snider USA TODAY

Wally Snyder — Executive Director, Institute for Advertising Ethics

Wally Snyder Executive Director, Institute for Advertising Ethics

Jared Soares — Photojournalist

Jared Soares Photojournalist

Michael Swetnam — CEO, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Michael Swetnam CEO, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Jeffrey Turner — Head of Ad Product and Monetization, Huffington Post

Jeffrey Turner Head of Ad Product and Monetization, Huffington Post

Todd Van Etten — Chief Digital Strategist, The Herald Group

Todd Van Etten Chief Digital Strategist, The Herald Group

Laura Van Eperen — CEO, Van Eperen & Company

Laura Van Eperen CEO, Van Eperen & Company

Priscilla Valls — Regional Vice President of Sales, East, Pandora

Priscilla Valls Regional Vice President of Sales, East, Pandora

Zach Wales — VP of Digital Marketing, HZDG

Zach Wales VP of Digital Marketing, HZDG

Scott Williams — Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Chief Operating Officer, Newseum

Scott Williams Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Chief Operating Officer, Newseum

Katherine Wintsch — CEO, The Mom Complex

Katherine Wintsch CEO, The Mom Complex

Ann Yoders — Founder, AEY Consulting and Director, bigSTORY Mid-Atlantic

Ann Yoders Founder, AEY Consulting and Director, bigSTORY Mid-Atlantic

Jill Zuckman — Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker

Jill Zuckman Managing Director, SKDKnickerbocker

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