2020 Conference Schedule

 

Day 1

Wed, May 27

12:00p ET - 5:00p ET

CONTENT

11:30a - 12:00p

CHECK-IN | Zoom 

12:00p - 12:10p

WELCOME | FUTURE NOW Leaders

Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

12:10p - 12:30p

SESSION 1.1 - KEYNOTE | State of the Industry

Mariko Carpenter

Vice President, Strategic Community Alliances

Nielsen

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 1.2 - AN INSIDER'S LOOK | From Development to Pitch to Greenlight

Moderator

Jason Rugg

FN Alum '18

Brie Bryant

Lifetime

Amy Savitsky

History

Brad Abramson

A+E Networks

1:10p -1:50p

SESSION 1:3 - THE POWER and ART OF STORYTELLING

Moderator

Sydney Jack

FN Alum '18

Dana Lichtenstein

HBO | HBO Max

Lisa Bull

ViacomCBS

Emily Giannusa

HBO

Marci Cohen

Spectrum Reach

1:50p - 2:00p

BREAK

2:00p - 2:20p

SESSION 1.4 - KEYNOTE | Moving Forward Together

Anne Del Castillo

Commissioner

NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment

2:20p - 3:00p

SESSION 1.5 - WORKSHOP | Art of Networking

Maribel Alemán

Leadership & Executive Coach

Alemán & Associates

Building a strong network is critical to one's professional success. 

  • Discover simple techniques for making the “right connections”

  • Learn how to avoid “rookie” networking mistakes

  • Identify your networking strengths and how you can use them

  • Learn how to apply your networking skills to meet your goals

3:00p - 3:40p

SESSION 1:6 - RECRUITERS TELL ALL sponsored by CynopsisJobs

Moderator

Sydney Jack

FN Alum '18

Bob DeFrank

A+E Networks

Essence Dashtaray

ViacomCBS

Cynthia Gomez

WarnerMedia

Jennifer Indemaio

Spectrum Networks

3:40p - 3:45p

BREAK

3:45p - 4:25p

SESSION 1:7 - MILLENNIAL PERSPECTIVES

Moderator

Val Nicolas

Summit Media

Tai-Chen Bassin

HBO

Chuck Johnson

MTV | VH1 | Logo

Giovanna Noguera

Discovery

4:25p - 4:45p

SESSION 1:8 - RELAY special edition | Building Future Leaders

4:45p - 5:00p

WHAT'S COMING UP ON DAY 2

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Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

 

Day 2

Thurs, May 28

12:00p ET - 5:00p ET

BUSINESS

11:30a - 12:00p

CHECK-IN | Zoom 

12:00p - 12:10p

WELCOME | A Future Now

Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

12:10p - 12:30p

SESSION 2.1 - KEYNOTE | Leading Through Transformation

Jennifer Mirgorod

EVP, Partnership Management

WarnerMedia

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 2.2 - THE ART OF THE DEAL | A New World

Moderator

Nick Febrizio

Float Left

Roy Cho

AMC Networks

Lauren Morrissey

Disney

Brendon Thomas

PlutoTV

1:10p - 1:50p

SESSION 2.3 - SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT | Driving Innovation

Rob Simmons

FN Alum '19

Ben Grad

FuboTV

Rick Monihan

Disney | ESPN

Rachel Brill

B/R Studio

1:50p - 1:55p

BREAK

1:55p - 2:00p

INTRO | FUTURE NOW Mentoring Program

Meeka Bondy

Board Member

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

2:00p - 2:15p

SESSION 2.4 - RELAY special edition | Building Future Leaders

2:20p - 3:45p

SESSION 2.5 - SPEED MENTORING - 3 x 25 min 

Carvel Wallace

AMC Networks

Elena Difiore

CBS News

48 Hours

Macha Rose

Red Dog Prdouctions

Richard Shirley

A+E Networks

Val Nicolas

Summit Media

Tom Vitale

Vital Entertainment

3:45p - 4:00p

BREAK

4:00p - 4:40p

SESSION 2.6 - TOOLS OF THE TRADE | Setting Yourself Up for Success

Moderator

Jennifer Hodge

FN Alum '19

LaShika Howard

T Howard Foundation

Mary Schilling

WICT NY

Rahdiah Barnes

NAMIC NY

Tom Umstead

Multichannel News

4:40p - 4:50p

WHAT'S COMING UP ON DAY 3

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Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

 

Day 3

Fri, May 29

12:00p ET - 5:00p ET

TECHNOLOGY

11:30a - 12:00p

CHECK-IN | Zoom 

12:00p - 12:10p

WHAT'S COMING UP ON DAY 3

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Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

12:10p - 12:30p

SESSION 3.1 - KEYNOTE | Innovation and the Future of Media

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Marc Siry

Vice President

Strategic Development

Comcast

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 3.2 - Technology, Innovation and the Media 

Moderator

Margaret Kim

FUTURE NOW

Peter Dolchin

Google

Pete Scott

Turner Studios

Jeanine Heck

Comcast

1:10p - 1:15p

BREAK

1:15p - 1:45p

SESSION 3.3 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Warner Media

Tasha Ross

Manager, University Relations

WarnerMedia

Nicholas Levan

Manager, University Relations

WarnerMedia

1:45p - 2:15p

SESSION 3.4 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | ViacomCBS

Essence Dashtaray

Manager, Talent Acquisition

ViacomCBS

Chelsey Kupferman

Associate Recruiter

ViacomCBS

2:15p - 2:45p

SESSION 3.5 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | AMC Networks

Alexandra Monaco

People & Culture Business Partner

AMC Networks

2:45p - 3:15p

SESSION 3.6 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | A+E Networks

Bob DeFrank

Vice President, Talent Acquisition

A+E Networks

3:15p - 3:45p

SESSION 3.7 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Spectrum Reach + Spectrum Networks

James Molloy

Senior Director, Recruiting

Spectrum Reach

Shasta Gomez

Director, Talent Acquisition

Spectrum Networks

3:45p - 4:15p

SESSION 3.8 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Google

Shadan Deleveaux

Staffing Lead

Google

4:15p - 4:45p

SESSION 3.9 - INFO | Aspiring Filmmakers in NYC

Jennifer Lenihan

Assistant Commissioner

Production Resources and Admin

NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment

4:45p - 5:00p

WHAT'S NEXT | How to Stay Connected

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Margaret "Peggy Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW Media Foundation

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