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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

  • Rodney Burris

    Rodney Burris

    Educator, National Speaker, Youth and Family Advocate, and Entrepreneur; these are some of the words used to describe Rodney Burris. In addition to a wide range of career experience, the common thread among all his ventures is a strong desire to strengthen communities. Rodney is also an avid promoter of business development and entrepreneurship, which is personally evidenced through such ventures as The R-Squared Group, LLC; Immaculate Conceptions, LLC, Dream Big; and Burris Construction, LLC.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Will Davis

    Will Davis

    Will Davis, a managing partner and the chief marketing technology officer at Right Source, spearheads the intersection of marketing strategy, consulting, execution and technology for our clients. Will focuses first on business objectives, and then on how clients can leverage marketing and technology to deliver against those objectives

  • Jessica Watson

    Jessica Watson

    Jessica Watson is the CEO/Creative Director of JWatson Creative, a savvy design studio that helps ambitious brands transform where they are into where they want to be. In 2013, she spent the entire year operating the business remotely while living in different cities across the country. She is also a manager for B'More Creatives , a networking and support group for women in the creative profession. Watson has been recognized in BBJ, Baltimore Magazine and the Baltimore Sun, most recently for spearheading the global initiative: 28 Days of Kindness. When she's not saving the world one design at a time, you'll most likely find her in a kayak, on a trail, or in search of her next adventure.