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Media Track Day

Thursday, September 18
12:30–5pm

Marketing, media and public relations have changed dramatically in the digital age. Hear from leading experts who are not only responding to the change but helping to shape it.

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Track Day Events

  • Future of Digital Marketing

    Digital trends that marketers, agencies, content producers, and startups need to know.

    Thursday, September 18, 1:30pm–6:00pm
  • Ignite Baltimore

    Five minutes, 20 slides. What would you say? At every Ignite Baltimore, 16 artists, technologists, thinkers, and personalities take the stage to answer this challenge.

    Thursday, September 18, 6:00pm–9:00pm

Speakers

  • Brendan Auvil

    Brendan Auvil

    Brendan Auvil is the Senior Director of Global Monetization Solutions (GMS) at Millennial Media. In his role, Brendan leads account management and acquisition efforts for GMS, and focuses on managing relationships with Millennial Media’s premium developer and publisher partners. His responsibilities also include consulting with partners on best practices for monetizing their mobile inventory. Over the past five years, Brendan has worked to cultivate strategic partnerships and grow Millennial Media’s publisher base of tens of thousands of sites and applications.

  • Andrew Schuster

    Andrew Schuster

    Andrew is the co-founder and CEO of NewsUp.me, the current events quiz game. Andrew has an extensive background in advertising, publishing and brand development with a core focus on melding information with entertainment. After attending the Pearly Issac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University, Andrew co-founded and served as Publisher of ChangeUp Magazine, an online magazine and city guide focused on budget lifestyle and culture for Millennials with editions in Baltimore, DC, Philadelphia and NYC. Andrew has also worked at the Baltimore Sun and was the Vice President of Business Development for Tivilon, a digital marketing agency.

  • Monica Lopez-Gonzalez

    Monica Lopez-Gonzalez

    I'm a trilingual English-Spanish-French speaking Cineaste, Cognitive Scientist, Dramatist, Educator, and Entrepreneur with a PhD in Cognitive Science from Johns Hopkins University interested in the cognitive relationships between creative artistic, emotional, musical, and linguistic behavior. My work lies at the intersection of Art and Science to better understand and unleash our creative thinking and making capacities as human beings.

  • Sarah Prager

    Sarah Prager

    Sarah Prager loves communication in all forms. She studies foreign languages, the way people share information online, and how social movements communicate with the masses. She is fascinated by the way information travels between individuals, countries, and organizations. Sarah helps non-profits and entrepreneurs communicate successfully with their audiences online. Giving the most effective voice possible to their messages is what gets her up in the morning.

  • Lindsay McGettigan

    Lindsay McGettigan

    As r2i’s Director of Marketing Strategy & Insights, Lindsay provides senior leadership on digital marketing strategy development for enterprise level accounts and oversees the execution of strategic plans for various multi-channel digital marketing accounts. Drawing on 10 years of experience in social media marketing, search marketing, display advertising, strategy and analytics, Lindsay serves as connective tissue between r2i’s Strategy, Analytics, Search, and Account teams to ensure that the appropriate digital tactics are being employed to meet client’s business goals at every stage of the customer lifecycle journey. Lindsay received a B.A. from University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Outside of work, Lindsay serves as the Social Chair of the UVA Club of Maryland and prides herself on being a Baltimore foodie enthusiast and Ravens fanatic.