Silicon Beach Fest

Schedule

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June 26, 2015

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10:00 am A Friday Morning Keynote: Sean Moriarty, Demand Media, CEO @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
A Friday Morning Keynote: Sean M… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A Friday Morning Keynote: Sean Moriarty, Demand Media, CEO @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Sean serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Demand Media. Sean was previously the CEO of Saatchi Art, [...]
10:00 am Designing Experiences, Designing Teams @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Designing Experiences, Designing… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Designing Experiences, Designing Teams @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
User experience design is more than user interface design. This panel will explore the impact design thinking has on our world – most tangibly on [...]
10:00 am Gadget Sandbox @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Gadget Sandbox / Sponsor Lounge
Gadget Sandbox @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Gadget Sandbox / Sponsor Lounge
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Gadget Sandbox @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Gadget Sandbox / Sponsor Lounge | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Check out “tech you can touch” with these leaders in drones, 3D printing, and other new technologies. - DJI Drones - AIO Robotics - More [...]
10:00 am How Do I Choose a CTO? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
How Do I Choose a CTO? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
How Do I Choose a CTO? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Join this panel featuring CEOs and CTOs who will assist in answering the questions related to choosing a CTO for your new venture. Topics may [...]
10:00 am International Startups @ Marina del Rey Hotel
International Startups @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Speakers will discuss the rising tech startup scene in various international cities and countries, discussing startups, tech, and startups with international operations. Workshop also includes [...]
10:00 am VR: Storytelling and Access @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
VR: Storytelling and Access @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
VR has been huge this year, with VFX artists, storytellers, filmmakers, game makers, writers, developers and more doing VR.  This panel will give an overview [...]
11:00 am Branding in a Digital World: UK Perspectives @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Branding in a Digital World: UK … @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Companies from Silicon Beach UK will give insights into using digital tools to build brands. Moderator: Matthew Desmier, Founder of Silicon Beach, Wise Old Uncle Ltd Panelists: - [...]
11:00 am CTO Stories @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
CTO Stories @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CTO Stories @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Silicon Beach CTOs from top companies will discuss how they find developers, build their team, work with other teams in their organization, and scale for [...]
11:00 am Evenings at the Loft: Process and Design @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Evenings at the Loft: Process an… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Evenings at the Loft: Process and Design @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Evenings at the Loft is coming to SBF! Take a peek inside the fastest growing design community salon. Featuring ten minute talks on Ethics, Aesthetics and Design Processes. [...]
11:00 am Internet of Things @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Internet of Things @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Internet of Things @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
This session will focus on key aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the overall connectivity of products and devices. With the changing nature [...]
11:00 am Titans of LA Tech @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Titans of LA Tech @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for an in-depth discussion with tech titans from some of LA’s largest tech companies who’ll discuss entrepreneurship, leadership, and building a business in [...]
12:00 pm Chinese Investments in Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Chinese Investments in Silicon B… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chinese investors and companies are actively investing in Silicon Beach. After Chinese-based Tencent acquired LA-based Riot Games, more Chinese investors are investing in LA area [...]
12:00 pm Hardware Startup Panel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Dining Room
Hardware Startup Panel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This panel will feature hardware startups discussing their path to success on developing a business, not just a product, with a singular aim of supporting [...]
12:00 pm Lunch: Food Truck provided by Cornerstone OnDemand @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot
Lunch: Food Truck provided by Co… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch: Food Truck provided by Cornerstone OnDemand @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Cornerstone OnDemand is bringing the food truck back to Silicon Beach Fest!  The food truck was so popular last year, we’re bringing it back!  Enjoy [...]
12:00 pm Rapid Concepting for Mobile Apps @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Rapid Concepting for Mobile Apps @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Rapid Concepting for Mobile Apps @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
In this hands-on session you will learn how to quickly create a customer profile and translate it into a handmade mobile app prototype allowing you to share [...]
12:00 pm VFX of Hollywood Blockbusters @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
VFX of Hollywood Blockbusters @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Visual Effects startups and VFX companies are working on top Hollywood movies and films, including Oscar-winner Interstellar and other films. Join this panel where VFX [...]
12:00 pm Women Developers @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Women Developers @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Women Developers @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Women developers from startups and tech companies will discuss issues including finding the right tech job, working at a startup or large tech company, scalability. [...]
1:00 pm Digital Content Deals: Valuations, Exits, and Then What? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Digital Content Deals: Valuation… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Experts who’ve all sold or worked on digital content deals will discuss their decision process from valuation, to finding an acquiring company, to deal terms, [...]
1:00 pm How to Secure Your Dream Job: Tips from the Top @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
How to Secure Your Dream Job: Ti… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
How to Secure Your Dream Job: Tips from the Top @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Our panel with senior execs will cover: What do you look for in a resume? What makes one stand out over another? What puts you [...]
1:00 pm International Digital Marketing and Producing @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
International Digital Marketing … @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
International Digital Marketing and Producing @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Learn from industry experts on how to market and produce your digital content or projects internationally in this hands-on discussion and workshop. Speakers: - Bettina [...]
1:00 pm Using Creative Workspaces to Enhance Collaboration and Productivity @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Using Creative Workspaces to Enh… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Using Creative Workspaces to Enhance Collaboration and Productivity @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Come and hear from some of the Industries experts on how creative workspaces can enhance collaboration and productivity. Moderator: Alex Bird, Best Day, Co-Founder & [...]
1:00 pm WOMEN FOUNDERS: What it Takes to Succeed @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
WOMEN FOUNDERS: What it Takes to… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Women founders, including those who have raised angel or VC capital discuss what it takes to succeed from funding, team building to strategy. Co-Moderators: - [...]
2:00 pm 3D Printing Revolution: LA is the Nexus @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
3D Printing Revolution: LA is th… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3D printing startups are becoming LA’s next major startup boom. It’s only logical that LA is a mecca for 3D printing as it’s home to [...]
2:00 pm Advertising Tech 401 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Advertising Tech 401 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Advertising Tech 401 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Digital advertising has become more sophisticated and complex than ever, with the advent of programmatic buying, big data and an unlimited number of technology providers [...]
2:00 pm Friday Afternoon Keynote: Will Keenan, Endemol Beyond, President @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Friday Afternoon Keynote: Will K… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Friday Afternoon Keynote: Will Keenan, Endemol Beyond, President @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Will Keenan, Endemol beyond USA, President gives afternoon keynote.  Will Keenan was named President of Endemol Beyond USA, the digital division of Endemol Shine North America, [...]
2:00 pm Growth Hacking: Tips and Techniques @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Growth Hacking: Tips and Techniques @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Growth Hacking: Tips and Techniques @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Growth hacking experts will share tips and techniques in Growth Hacking, where developers create quick code and scripts to capture marketing data from social media [...]
2:00 pm Product Innovation Workshop with Carbon 5 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Product Innovation Workshop with… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Product Innovation Workshop with Carbon 5 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Learn how to put your great startup idea to the test with empathy, ideation and rapid prototyping. Hold onto your entrepreneur hats, folks, it’s time [...]
3:00 pm #hotpotato: In The Shoes of In-house Product Design Teams & Design Studios @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
#hotpotato: In The Shoes of In-h… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
#hotpotato: In The Shoes of In-house Product Design Teams & Design Studios @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
A process power session that brings together leading design managers to share new tips of trade on building platforms and software apps. With designers moving [...]
3:00 pm Ask-The-Pros: Tricks of Building Your Local and Remote Office Networks to Scale @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Ask-The-Pros: Tricks of Building… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop Leaders: - Nandan Kalle, Belkin International, Director, Commercial Networking - John Shiple, FreelanceCTO, Founder Startups confront many of the same technology challenges as large [...]
3:00 pm Beyond the Beach: OC, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and More @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Beyond the Beach: OC, San Diego,… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join this panel with leaders in the tech scene from San Diego and Santa Barbara, who’ll provide a brief overview of what’s happening in tech [...]
3:00 pm Hollywood Meets Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Hollywood Meets Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hollywood Meets Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Hollywood studios, agencies and entertainment companies will discuss how they are getting involved in Silicon Beach. Movie studios and talent agencies will discuss how they [...]
3:00 pm The Bleeding Edge of Mobile @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
The Bleeding Edge of Mobile @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Bleeding Edge of Mobile @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
This panel will examine how the latest in mobile technology is revolutionizing various industries.  Topics will include beacons, ACR (Audio Content Recognition), geofencing, augmented reality, [...]
4:00 pm Angels, Accelerators and VCs: How to Get a Deal Closed @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Angels, Accelerators and VCs: Ho… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Moderator: Ted Werth, Tengrade, CEO; startup advisor @tejawe Speakers: - Jeff Lapin, Tech Coast Angels, President of LA Network - Brad Zions, Harvard Business School [...]
4:00 pm Developers and Product Managers: Working Together @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Developers and Product Managers:… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Developers and Product Managers: Working Together @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Experts in product development for software to Internet of Things will discuss strategies and tools for product development including systems for decreased product cycle time, [...]
4:00 pm Drones Take Flight @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Drones Take Flight @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Drone experts discuss the growing drone market including the rise in drone startups, drone VCs and investors, and types of drone companies (photography, e-commerce, B2C [...]
4:00 pm Evenings at the Loft: Design Across Mediums @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Evenings at the Loft: Design Acr… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Evenings at the Loft: Design Across Mediums @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Evenings at the Loft is coming to SBF! Take a peek inside the fastest growing design community salon. Featuring four ten minute talks on Virtual Reality, Art Installations, [...]
4:00 pm Girls Talk Tech: Ask Kids Workshop @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Girls Talk Tech: Ask Kids Workshop @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for this discussion on girls in tech, from Girls Who Code, who are visiting LA this summer, so we thought we’d invite them to Silicon Beach Fest as a great [...]
5:00 pm Developers Roundtable @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Developers Roundtable @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Developers Roundtable @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Developers sound off on what they wish Business Dev, Product Managers, CTOs, CEOs, and their clients knew or understood, to help increase business efficiency. Moderator: Espree [...]
5:00 pm Digital Israel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Digital Israel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Creating business around the world in media, entertainment, and advertising – Execs talking about their company, their content, and their customers. Moderators: - Sharona Justman, [...]
5:00 pm Evenings at the Loft: Lounge, Play Party and Prizes! @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Evenings at the Loft: Lounge, Pl… @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Evenings at the Loft: Lounge, Play Party and Prizes! @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Come on in and kick your feet up with Kluge. We will be ending the day with a creative play workshop. We will have walls of interactive [...]
5:00 pm Face to Face with Virtual Humans @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Face to Face with Virtual Humans @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
We’ve all been awed with the highly believable digital humans appearing in movies, games and online. As capture technologies, software and rendering advances continue, the [...]
5:00 pm Startup Showcase Finals @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Startup Showcase Finals @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Startup Showcase Finals @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Startup Showcase finalists will pitch for 5 min followed by 5 min Q&A. Judges will pick a final to win the Silicon Beach Fest 2015 [...]
6:00 pm Friday Night Cocktails at WeWork Santa Monica @ WeWork
Friday Night Cocktails at WeWork… @ WeWork
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday Night Cocktails at WeWork Santa Monica @ WeWork | Santa Monica | California | United States
Join us for Friday night cocktails at the new WeWork Santa Monica. Silicon Beach Fest attendees get a sneak preview of the large new co-working space before [...]
6:00 pm VIP Yacht Cruise @ FantaSea Yacht
VIP Yacht Cruise @ FantaSea Yacht
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
With our new location at the Marina del Rey Hotel, we embark upon a private yacht cruise aboard the FantaSea yacht, to add a little [...]
8:00 pm Closing Party: Nautical Theme @ Killer Shrimp
Closing Party: Nautical Theme @ Killer Shrimp
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
All Silicon Beach Fest attendees are invited to our big Closing Party with a nautical theme and views of boats in the marina. Enjoy complimentary [...]