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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

  • Joe Olson

    Joe Olson

    Joe received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in 2004, moving on to earn a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. In Pittsburgh he worked as a graduate student at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories under the direction of Rory Cooper, where he earned the skills needed to actually build what he only could draw and imagine before. In time, Joe received an offer as a facilities engineer in Maryland.

  • Sterling McKinley

    Sterling McKinley

    I'm a Digital Strategist at Mckinley Media, a Online Marketing Agency. I’m passionate about helping my clients find new customers by using online marketing and mentoring startups as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Baltimore. My relatable plain english approach to online marketing has helped thousands of businesses better understand and use the Internet. I use my experiences and love of public speaking to teach marketing workshops for the SBA, SCORE, Maryland State Bar, numerous corporations & universities. In addition, I blog for several websites and I’m a contributor for the Baltimore Business Journal. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Communications & Public Relations from Morgan State University.

  • Todd Blatt

    Todd Blatt

    Todd Blatt is a mechanical engineer, artist, and professional maker. He has been 3d modeling since 1997 and loves 3D printers and laser cutters. He currently works as Head Maker and VP of Market Direction for 3D printer manufacturer Tinkerine Studio.

  • Aaron Brazell

    Aaron Brazell

    I am a 4 time entrepreneur, 2 time business owner, and have over 10 years of experience building for the internet. Seven of those years have been involved in open source development with WordPress on all sides of the product - content production, large and small scale deployments, consulting, core contribution, and hosting. I have been a Director of Technology, Founder, Manager and Consultant and am open to opportunities that expand my career experience in mobile, open source and technology innovation.

  • Chip Dizard

    Chip Dizard

    I’m an entrepreneur with a passion for all things technology and media. I graduated from Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland with a degree in Media Art/Communication, and discovered my love for web design in 1999 after I created a web site for local nonprofit organizations in the Washington, D.C. area. I’ve helped numerous organizations build an online presence. I also have a love for education, and after working as the General Manager of Baltimore City Public Schools Education Channel 77, I currently teach media production for the school district.