2021 Conference Schedule

 

Day 1

Wed, May 26

12:00p ET - 5:00p ET

CONTENT

11:30a - 12:00p

CHECK-IN | Zoom 

12:00p - 12:05p

WELCOME | FUTURE NOW Leaders

Margaret "Peggy" Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

12:05p - 12:30p

SESSION 1.1 - KEYNOTE | State of the Industry

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Michael E. Kassan

Chairman & CEO

MediaLink

Steve Stoute

Founder & CEO

Translation

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 1.2 - AN INSIDER'S LOOK | What Makes a Hit

1:10p -1:50p

SESSION 1:3 - The Power and Art of Storytelling

1:50p - 2:00p

BREAK

2:00p - 2:40p

SESSION 1.4 - KEYNOTE | A Conversation with TINA FEY

TINA FEY

Writer, Actress, Producer

Little Stranger, Inc.

2:40p - 3:00p

SESSION 1.5 - KEYNOTE | NYC Moving Forward

Anne Del Castillo

Commissioner

NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment

3:00p - 3:40p

SESSION 1:6 - RECRUITERS TELL ALL sponsored by CynopsisJobs

3:40p - 3:50p

BREAK

3:50p - 4:30p

SESSION 1:7 - MILLENNIAL PERSPECTIVES: Launching Your Career

4:30p - 4:50p

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

4:50p - 5:00p

WHAT'S COMING UP ON DAY 2

Margaret "Peggy" Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

 

Day 2

Thurs, May 27

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 Donohue

SVP, Local

Disney Advertising Sales

The Walt Disney Company

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 2.2 - THE NEW AGE OF STREAMING

1:10p - 1:50p

SESSION 2.3 - SPORTS - A Whole New World

1:50p - 2:00p

BREAK

2:00p - 2:05p

INTRO | FUTURE NOW Mentoring Program

Meeka Bondy

Board Member

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

2:05p - 2:20p

SESSION 2.4 - RELAY special edition | Building Future Leaders

2:25p - 4:00p

SESSION 2.5 - SPEED MENTORING - 3 x 25 min 

Meeka Bondy
Melanie Washington
Rich Tu
Gerald Yarborough
Craig Tello
Steele Filipek
Lisa Bull
Chris Rose
Tyra Hanshaw
Tom Halleen
Patalia Tate
Val Nicholas
Rick Monihan
Allison Clarke
Louis Henry Mitchell
Kassie Deng
Tolani Holmes
CIndy Joung
Adriana Waterston
Tanya Giles
Stuart Feldman
Alexandria Latimer
Lisa Tisdale
Gio Noguera
Craig Leddy
Robyn Watson
Elena Difiore
Rahdiah Barnes
Michelle Ray
Phyllis Ehrlich
Gabrielle Perez
Sosti Ropaitis
Brendan Kneeland
Kelley Drukker
Eddie Luisi
Christine Olson
Lauren Morrissey
Grace Lam
Quincy Johnson
Gennifer Birnbach
Nicole Kohansamad
Lindsey Kollross
Shannon Shae Montoya
Andrea Jomides
Brigitte McCray
Scarlett Mascarenas
Aimee Sanders
Jenny Tsong
Tricia Johns
Greg Rhem
1/1
4:00p - 4:10p

BREAK

4:10p - 4:50p

SESSION 2.6 - FUTURE LEADERS | Why YOU Matter

4:50p - 5:00p

WHAT'S COMING UP ON DAY 3

Margaret "Peggy" Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

 

Day 3

Fri, May 28

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

Margaret "Peggy" Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

12:10p - 12:30p

SESSION 3.1 - KEYNOTE | Innovation and the Future of Media

Jessica Masters

Director of Sales, East

Roku, Inc.

12:30p - 1:10p

SESSION 3.2 - Technology, Innovation and the Media 

1:10p - 1:15p

BREAK

1:15p - 1:45p

SESSION 3.3 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | AMC Networks

Alexandra Monaco

AMC Networks

People & Culture

Business Partner

1:45p - 2:15p

SESSION 3.4 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Disney Ad Sales

Kathleen Gallic

Recruiter

Disney Ad Sales

2:15p - 2:45p

SESSION 3.5 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Ascential and MediaLink

Sharon Jautz

Head of HR

Ascential

North America

Nicole Revanales

Exec Recruiter

MediaLink and HudsonMX

2:45p - 3:15p

SESSION 3.6 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | A+E Networks

Fang Xu

VP, Talent Acquisition & Diversity

A+E Networks

Joining Fang Xu are:

 

Thad Morgan
Digital Producer

 

Danielle Parascondola

Supervisor, Sales Service, Ad Sales

3:15p - 3:20p

BREAK

3:50p - 4:20p

SESSION 3.8 - MEET THE RECRUITERS | Spectrum Reach + Spectrum Networks

Matthew Schaap

Senior Manager

Talent Acquisition

Spectrum Reach

Jennifer Indemaio

Lead Recruiter

Talent Acquisitions

Spectrum Networks

3:20p - 3:50p

SESSION 3.7 - Resources & Opportunities for Aspiring Filmmakers in NYC 

Caitlin Fink

Production Coordinator

NYC Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting

4:20p - 4:30p

WHAT'S NEXT | How to Stay Connected

Margaret "Peggy" Kim

Founder & CEO

FUTURE NOW

Media Foundation

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