Next Conference: June 8-12, 2015

About Hub: io/LA – SMWLA 2012


7083 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028

Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City


Mon 9/24 9:00-9:30am Freshwire Daily Brief: Monday
Mon 9/24 9:30-10:30am Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley—A Conversation with Nate Redmond, Managing Partner of Rustic Canyon Partners
Mon 9/24 10:30-11:00am A City of Angels: How Social Media is Bringing LA Closer to Utopia
Mon 9/24 12:00-1:00pm Keynote: The Internet is Small: Building Local Communities—Scott Kramer, President and CEO of Multibrain Network
Mon 9/24 2:00-2:30 pm Keynote: Mark Horvath Changing The World With Just $45, A Laptop, A Camera, And Social Media—Mark Horvath, Founder of Invisible People
Mon 9/24 2:30-3:30pm Nobody Walks in LA
Mon 9/24 4:00-5:00pm Social Media and Urban Development in Hollywood
Mon 9/24 6:00-8:00pm Official Social Media Week Opening Reception and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Tuesday: Startup and Entrepreneurship


Tues 9/25 9:00-9:30am Freshwire Daily Brief: Tuesday
Tues 9/25 10:00-11:30am Keynote: Crowdfunding Gets Down to Business—Chance Barnett, CEO and Co-Founder of Crowdfunder
Tues 9/25 12:00-1:00pm Stepping on the Gas: How Accelerators are Revolutionizing LA’s Tech Scene
Tues 9/25 1:30-2:30pm Showcase: io/LA’s Most Creative Startups
Tues 9/25 2:30-3:30pm The Smartest Girls in the Room
Tues 9/25 4:00-5:00pm Going So-Lo: How Brands are Driving Sales & Personalizing Customer Experiences with Social, Location-Based Marketing
Tues 9/25 5:30-6:30pm ***Party*** Nokia X Burton present the Winter in LA: Sports Day Afterparty at The Roosevelt Hotel’s Spare Room


Wednesday: Collaboration and Gaming


Wed 9/26 9:00-9:30am Freshwire Daily Brief: Wednesday
Wed 9/26 10:00-10:30am Keynote: One Million Downloads: Activating the Power of Open Source Culture—Derrick Ashong, Host of Million Download Campaign
Wed 9/26 10:30- 11:30 am Better Than Room Service: Travel & Hospitality Gets Social
Wed 9/26 12:00-1:00pm Feed Me: How Technology and Social Media are Changing the Way We Eat
Wed 9/26 2:30-3:30pm Social Games: Bane or Paragon of Social Media?
Wed 9/26 4:00-5:00pm Sitting at the Cool Kids Table: How Collaborative Workspaces are Transforming The Way We Work
Wed 9/26 5:30-6:30pm Creativity, Collaboration, & Content Distribution: An Intro to the YouTube Partner Program
Wed 9/26 7:00-8:30pm Invisible Children Presents: The Rescue of Joseph Kony’s Child Soldiers


Thursday: Advertising and Marketing


Thurs 9/27 9:00-9:30am Freshwire Daily Brief: Thursday
Thurs 9/27 10:00-10:30am Keynote: Humanize Your Brand: How To Protect and Enhance it Using Social Media—Todd Wilms, Senior Director Of Social Media Marketing at SAP
Thurs 9/27 10:30-11:30am The Power of Brand Advocates
Thurs 9/27 12:00-1:30pm Who Really Owns Your Social Media? Presented by Adobe
Thurs 9/27 1:30-2:00pm Talk: Digital Decentralization and the Brand’s Social Core—Robyn Yoslow, Head of Digital and Influence/Lifestyle Marketing at Nokia
Thurs 9/27 2:00-3:00pm Social Media: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Thurs 9/27 4:00-5:00pm Keynote: The New Focus Group Is The World—And It’s Heading Straight For The Toilet (Literally)—Lisa Joy Rosner, CMO of Netbase
Thur 9/27 5:00-6:00pm ***Party*** MC Music Mixer at the Pig N’ Whistle
Thurs 9/27 6:00-8:00pm Branded Content + Social Sharing = The Perfect Match


Friday: Innovation and The Future


Fri 9/28 9:00-9:30am Freshwire Daily Brief: Friday
Fri 9/28 10:00-10:30am Keynote: Trends, Fads & Transformation: The Impact of the Internet—Jeff Cole, Director of the USC Annenberg School Center for the Digital Future
Fri 9/28 10:30-11:30am The Other Side of Attribution
Fri 9/28 12:00-1:30pm A Roundtable Discussion with Jane Buckingham, Dana Settle, Amanda de Cadenet, and Soleil Moon Frye
Fri 9/28 2:30-3:30pm Islands In The Stream:The Disruptive Forces Behind Live Streaming
Fri 9/28 4:00-4:30pm Keynote: Socializing Entertainment: Where Creative Vision Meets Audience Conversation—Barnaby Legg, Director of Innovation at FIVE33
Fri 9/28 4:30-5:30pm How Social Media is Transforming Journalism
Fri 9/28 7:00-10:00pm ***Party*** Official Social Media Week Closing Party at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

io/laio/LA is a place to work, collaborate, and socialize. An entrepreneur-friendly, month-to-month membership provides 24/7 entry to an expansive full-service work space and access to an unprcedented network of industry leading experts. Mentored incubator programs afford the start-up visionaries everything they need to create a new company. Prospective members, contact

This workshop-oriented Social Tech Hub will focus on creative interactive experiences and will feature an open environment focused on the above programming themes.

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