2011 NBA All-Star Technology Summit: Scheduled Events

Thursday, February 17
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tip-Off Reception
Beverly Wilshire, Le Grand Trianon
Friday, February 18
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration for Tech Summit and NBA Cares Day of Service / Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Welcome
Chris Tucker

Actor & Comedian

Opening Remarks
David Stern

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Panel I: Universal Broadband

John King
Anchor, John King, USA

Cole Brodman
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
T-Mobile USA

James L. Dolan
Executive Chairman, Madison Square Garden
President & Chief Executive Officer, Cablevision Systems Corporation

Arne Duncan
U.S. Secretary of Education
U.S. Department of Education

Larry Irving
Vice President
Global Government Affairs

Earvin "Magic" Johnson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Magic Johnson Enterprises

Peter Moore

John Skipper
Executive Vice President, Content

The digital divide has become more than just a domestic socio-economic issue. From net neutrality to super high-bandwidth access for consumers, what is the state of universal broadband around the world and what are the competitive implications for globally oriented businesses? Panelists discuss the policy and commercial drivers for increasing access to technology and the Internet for consumers around the globe.
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel II: Emerging Video Platforms

Soledad O'Brien
Anchor & Special Correspondent

Charles Barkley
TNT NBA Studio Host
Turner Sports

George Bodenheimer
President, ESPN / ABC Sports
Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

James Cameron

David Hsieh
Vice President, Marketing
Emerging Technologies & TelePresence

David Levy
President of Sales, Distribution & Sports
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Phil McKinney
Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Personal Systems Group

Beatriz R. Perez
Chief Marketing Officer
Coca-Cola North America

Sarah Robb O’Hagan
President, North America, Gatorade
Global Chief Marketing Officer, Sports Nutrition

From 3D to mobile to broadband, the industry continues to find new platforms and devices for video distribution. Is “cord-cutting" a threat to existing business models? How will video-based advertising change as more video viewing takes place online and on mobile platforms? Panelists take a closer look at what fans expect from their sports viewing experience and which business models are best positioned to support those platforms.
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Panel III: Digital Ticketing

Wolf Blitzer
Anchor, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer

Mark Cuban
Chairman, Landmark Theaters
Co-Founder, HDNet Films
Co-Founder, 2929 Entertainment

John Donahoe
President & Chief Executive Officer
eBay, Inc.

Daniel Gilbert
Majority Owner, Cleveland Cavaliers
Founder & Chairman, Quicken Loans

Timothy J. Leiweke
President & Chief Executive Officer

Stephen G. Pagliuca
Managing Partner & Co-Owner
Boston Celtics
Managing Director, Bain Capital

Michael Rapino
President & Chief Executive Officer
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

Dan Rose
Vice President
Partnerships & Platform Marketing

Denmark West
President, Digital Media
BET Networks

Technology is changing the market dynamics of ticket purchasing, pricing, distribution, and resale. Are consumers and teams best served by open or closed systems? What are the costs and benefits of dynamic pricing? How does that change the fans perception of the value of a ticket? Panelists talk about the future of ticketing and which technologies are likely to have the biggest impact on the business.
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. One-On-One: Sports, Technology and the Fan

Malcolm Gladwell
Staff Writer
The New Yorker

Bill Simmons

What do the next 10 years hold for the sports fan and how will technology shape that experience? ESPN’s Bill Simmons and best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell face off for a special one-on-one discussion about the future of fan interaction in the age of social media, 24/7 access and always-on devices.
12:30 p.m. Summit Concludes
Boxed 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 & return to All-Star hotels