1. Hosted by “THAT GUY” Christian Potenza, we’ll be closing nextMEDIA with a rousing game show full of audience participation, prizes and boy vs. girl rivalries. Hear a roundup of the lessons learnt throughout the two days, as we cast two competing teams in a game show format that questions our foolhardy Executives on everything from technology, to social media, expert opinion and the downright ridiculous.

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  2. Moderator:Robert Montgomery, CEO - First Maximillian Associates and Achilles Media Ltd. Speakers:John Albright, Founder and Managing Partner - JLA Ventures and Blackberry Partners Fund,Leonard Brody, Co-Founder and CEO - Now Public,Jeff Clavier, Founder and Managing Partner - SoftTech VC, Peter Rokkos, Partner and General Counsel - Comcast Interactive Capital

    Join a group of North America’s leading digital media investors as they disclose what they look for in an innovative company, and as they describe the paradigm shifts underway which affect their approach to investing.

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  3. Tara Hunt, Author - The Whuffie Factor
    Online communities are changing culture, business and the environment of Web 2.0. Join Tara Hunt, a true pioneer in online marketing, blogger at horsepigcow.com and the renowned author of The Whuffie Factor: Using the Power of Social Networks to Build Your Business, a breakthrough book on community marketing. More recently, Fast Company magazine named Tara Hunt one of 2009’s Most Influential Women in Technology. Find out how to master community marketing, avoid alienating newly emerging sensibilities and succeed in the participatory web economy.

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  4. Moderator: Maria Hale, Speakers: Fred Fuchs, Executive Director, Arts and Entertainment - CBC, Graham Moysey, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media - Canwest, Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Content - Canwest Broadcasting.
    The world is changing fast for broadcasters’ everywhere, as digital channels and shifting consumption patterns continue to erode traditional modes of business. How will you respond and build a sustainable 21st century TV business? Join a panel of influential, top television executives who will share their experiences both good and bad. This discussion will focus on understanding where the audience is and what is happening (and needs to happen, still!) for TV to compete in this on demand, multi-channel, multiplatform world.

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  5. Chuck Porter, Crispin Porter + Bogusky: The Man Who Took Your Whopper! CP+B’s co-founder and one of the minds behind some of the most popular and hilarious interactive and viral ad campaigns in history joins us for a keynote on cutting through the clutter with smart, creative marketing campaigns. Always forward thinking, CP+B knows that the future is digital. Come and see why Porter was named as one of Inc Magazine’s “Entrepreneurs We Love.” A keynote for anyone with a message to send.

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