2012 NBA All-Star Technology Summit: Events Schedule
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
- 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Waldorf Astoria, Grand Ballroom
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
- 7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
Registration for Tech Summit and
NBA Cares Day of Service
- 8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
Host & Executive Producer
One on One with Ahmad Rashad
Opening RemarksDavid Stern
- 8:45 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Panel I: Mobile Content Strategies
Moderator:John KingAnchor, John King, USA
- Irving Azoff Executive Chairman
Live Nation Entertainment
- James L. Dolan
Exec. Chairman, The Madison Square Garden Co.
President & CEO, Cablevision Systems Corporation
- David Levy
President, Turner Sales, Distribution & Sports
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
- Claude Ruibal
Global Head of Sports Content
- Suraj Shetty Vice President, Product & Solutions Marketing
- John Skipper
Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks
The Internet no longer revolves around the PC. Tablets, readers, game devices, smartphones and other connected devices are demanding native strategies, content platforms and business models. What consumption, distribution and monetization patterns are emerging as the device market matures?
- Irving Azoff
- 9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
- 9:45 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Panel II: The Startup Divide
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
- Arne Duncan
U.S. Secretary of Education
U.S. Department of Education
- Pam El Vice President, Marketing
- Larry Irving Principal
The Irving Group
- Earvin Magic Johnson Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Magic Johnson Enterprises
- Stephen Stoute Founder & Chief Executive Officer
- Casey Wasserman Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Wasserman Media Group
Minorities are underrepresented as tech company founders. What is driving the startup divide and how can it be bridged? This panel will examine the culture of tech entrepreneurship along with the opportunities, challenges and potential solutions for people of color and women in founding technology businesses and taking part in founder-level value creation.
- Arne Duncan
- 10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
- 10:45 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Panel III: Digital Commerce
- Steven T. Chiang Executive Vice President, Games
- Mark Cuban Author, How to Win at the Sport of Business
Owner, Dallas Mavericks, 2011 NBA Champions
- Daniel Gilbert Majority Owner, Cleveland Cavaliers
Founder & Chairman, Quicken Loans
- Stephen G. Pagliuca
Co-Owner & Managing General Partner, Boston Celtics
Managing Director, Bain Capital
- Michael G. Rubin Founder & Chief Executive Officer
- Devin Wenig President, Global Marketplaces
What do people buy online and why? How are companies leveraging new distribution channels and re-engaging their best customers? From traditional goods to ticketing, peer-to-peer sales and virtual goods: this panel gets inside the numbers on marketing, converting and retaining paying customers online.
- Steven T. Chiang
- 11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
- 11:45 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Panel IV: Social Platforms
Moderator:Ernie JohnsonStudio Host
- Charles Barkley Analyst
- Common Recording Artist & Actor
- Michael J. Dolan Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
- John Kosner Executive Vice President & General Manager
Digital & Print Media
- Scott K. McCune Vice President
Global Partnerships & Experiential Marketing
The Coca-Cola Company
- Dowson Tong
Senior Vice President, Internet Services Division
How fundamentally have social platforms changed the Internet? So far, they have enabled new methods of content distribution, created an always-on connection between brands and consumers and popularized new digital payment methods. What's next?
- Charles Barkley
- 12:30 p.m.
Summit ConcludesBoxed Lunches Available
- 12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
Board buses for travel to NBA Cares
All-Star Day of Service project sites
- 1:00 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service projects
- 4:00 p.m.
Board buses for return to All-Star hotels