Silicon Beach Fest

Schedule

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June 2015

Registration Opens @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Thursday @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration opens. Follow signage at the Marina del Rey Hotel to pick up your badges. Coffee available. Parking is $10 valet at the Marina del [...]
E-Commerce Startups @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Thursday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LA’s e-commerce startups in fashion, flowers and more will discuss issues e-commerce startups face, including fulfillment, customer acquisition strategies, marketing and social media, and data [...]
Investors in Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Thursday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Investors in Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Leading LA VCs and investors will provide an overview on the investment trends in Silicon Beach. Moderator: Billy O’Grady, City National Bank, SVP Speakers: - [...]
Make Your Online Profile Irresistible @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Workshop Room
Thursday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn how to make your online profile to be more irresistible on both dating services and work-related sites (because people check both!) at this hands-on [...]
Mobile Payments @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Thursday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mobile Payments @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Mobile payments experts and entrepreneurs will explore the latest developments in mobile payments and what we can all expect next in the ever changing world [...]
Podcasting Hacks for Beginners @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Thursday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A panel of seasoned podcasters discuss how newbies can skyrocket a new podcast. Moderator: Espree Devora, WeAreLATech.com + #womenintech Podcasts, ‘Podcasting for Beginners’ Instructor at General [...]
Green High Tech: Seed to Incubator @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Thursday @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Join our joint panel of experts on the growing medicinal marijuana startup industry. With legalization of medicinal marijuana, startups are growing in the cannabis space. [...]
Biggest Tech Exits @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
Thursday @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CEOs from LA’s biggest tech exits will describe their exit process: How they found an acquirer, due diligence, alignment of operations, corporate culture, valuation, communication [...]
Women Founders and Funders Breaking New Ground in LA – Tomorrow’s Billion Dollar Club? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Thursday @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Did you know that two of LA’s five $1 billion+ startups are founded by women? As the LA entrepreneur ecosystem continues to strengthen, there is [...]
Gadget Sandbox @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Gadget Sandbox / Sponsor Lounge
Friday @ 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 [...]
International Startups @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Friday @ 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 [...]
Branding in a Digital World: UK Perspectives @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 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: - [...]
Internet of Things @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 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 [...]
Titans of LA Tech @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Friday @ 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 [...]
Chinese Investments in Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 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 [...]
Lunch: Food Truck provided by Cornerstone OnDemand @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot
Friday @ 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 [...]
Digital Content Deals: Valuations, Exits, and Then What? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 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, [...]
How to Secure Your Dream Job: Tips from the Top @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Friday @ 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 [...]
WOMEN FOUNDERS: What it Takes to Succeed @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Friday @ 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: - [...]
Ask-The-Pros: Tricks of Building Your Local and Remote Office Networks to Scale @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 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 [...]
Beyond the Beach: OC, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and More @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 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 [...]
Hollywood Meets Silicon Beach @ Marina del Rey Hotel
Friday @ 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 [...]
Angels, Accelerators and VCs: How to Get a Deal Closed @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Friday @ 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 [...]
Drones Take Flight @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 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 [...]
Girls Talk Tech: Ask Kids Workshop @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 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 [...]
Digital Israel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 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, [...]
SBF Disneyland Photo Op @ Disneyland Castle
Sunday @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We just added this Disneyland meetup because so many international SBF attendees are in town, and wanted to go to Disneyland! International attendees to this [...]