2013 Future of Media Conference on February 13 at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Event Gathers Leaders across the Media Space to Discuss the Challenges of “Old” and “New” Media

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WHO:
Facebook’s Vice President of Business and Marketing Partnerships, David Fischer, and YouTube’s Director of Product, Hunter Walk, will be keynote speakers at the 2013 Future of Media Conference at the Stanford Graduate School of Business on February 13, 2013. They will be joined by leaders across the media industry to discuss the challenges facing the industry and the interplay between traditional and new forms of media.

WHAT:
The media and entertainment industry is at a crossroads, with technological innovation disrupting the way that content is created and distributed. The 2013 Future of Media Conference will host eight panels around news, music, social media, mobile, film, television and online video, gaming, and media investing. These panels will foster a dialogue amongst leaders in new and old media to explore challenges such as user engagement, content monetization, and industry cost structures.

WHERE:
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Cemex Auditorium and Oberndorf Event Center (in the North Building)
Knight Management Center
Stanford, CA 94305-7298

WHEN:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
9:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote Address – David Fischer, VP of Business and Marketing Partnerships, Facebook

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panel One
Reinventing the News Business
Disruption in the Music Industry
Monetizing Social Media Content and Platforms
Why Mobile is the Future of Media

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Panel Two
The Future of Film
What’s Next in Online Video
Tomorrow’s Gaming Landscape
Investing in New Media

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Closing Keynote Address – Hunter Walk, Director of Product, YouTube

Full agenda and bios: futureofmedia.stanford.edu

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Media must pre-register for the conference by contacting Sirisha Prathipatiat at sirishap@stanford.edu
  • Valid press credentials required for entry

INTERVIEWS

If you are interested in interviews with any of the conference panelists, please contact Dragos Bucurenci, (650) 842-0933, or Sirisha Prathipati, (858) 395-6253.

MAP/PARKING: http://futureofmedia.stanford.edu/fomc/getting-here/

Contacts

Media Contacts:
Dragos Bucurenci, Stanford GSB, 650-842-0933
dragosb@stanford.edu
Sirisha Prathipati, Stanford GSB, 858-395-6253
sirishap@stanford.edu

Release Summary

The Future of Media Conference convenes leaders in new and old media to explore challenges such as user engagement, content monetization, and industry cost structures.

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Contacts

Media Contacts:
Dragos Bucurenci, Stanford GSB, 650-842-0933
dragosb@stanford.edu
Sirisha Prathipati, Stanford GSB, 858-395-6253
sirishap@stanford.edu