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Media Track Day

Thursday, September 18
1:30–6pm

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

  • Andrew Coy

    Andrew Coy

    Educator, technologist, mentor and entrepreneur interested in bridging the gap between education and technology. Passionate about educational equality and dedicated to reinventing education to empower students to take their place the 21st century digital workplace.

  • Dr. Elliot King

    Dr. Elliot King

    Elliot King is professor and chair of the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland, where he is a founder of a M.A. program in Emerging Media. He has written six books and hundreds of articles about new technologies including Free for All: The Internet’s Transformation of Journalism and Best Practices in Online Program Development, one of the first deep dives into online education. He is also the founder of the Media History Exchange, a social network and archive for media historians and chair of the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference, an annual interdisciplinary conference for people studying media and communication history. He is currently writing a book about thought leadership in the age of social media. Follow him on Twitter @elliotkingphd. He blogs at university5dot0.com.

  • Shervonne Cherry

    Shervonne Cherry

    Shervonne Cherry is a Creative & Social Strategy Lead for Mindgrub, a Technology Innovation Agency that fuses technology with user-centric design. Her recent projects include design for wearable technology applications and developing client strategy around interactive triggering technologies such as iBeacon. Shervonne has worked in the government, educational and private sectors for over 10 years providing creative strategy, social media marketing and mobile application design. She has a passion for design & technology and is actively involved in the Baltimore technology community as a co-organizer for the Baltimore Washington Tech Meetup and evangelist for diversity in technology. Shervonne holds a BS in Visual Communication Design from Stevenson University.

  • 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.

  • Christine Pierpoint

    Christine Pierpoint

    For the past 20 years, Christine has been at the intersection of communications and technology and has lead strategy for countless campaigns that span web, social and mobile channels. As new technologies emerge and consumer behaviors evolve, Christine works with brands to ensure they achieve measurable success across the digital landscape. At 5Loom, she manages a team of more than 30 social, digital and creative experts to develop integrated campaigns for brands like John Deere, Target, Power Bar and L’Oreal.