Schedule

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Here are your Hacks for Serious Engagement from industry experts providing unique perspectives and how-tos just for you

  • Product Experiences through the Child’s Perspective – with Amy Henry, SVP Strategic Insights with Strottman International

  • How Mergers and Acquisitions Allow for Scaling and Collaboration – with Alice Brooks, Founder of Roominate

  • Beyond Game Mechanics:  The Biological Design to Play for a Lifetime  – with Stuart Brown M.D., Founder and President of the National Institute for Play; Co-Founder PlayNovation and Kristen Cozad, MA.Ed., Director of Development of the National Institute for Play; Co-Founder PlayNovation

  • Understanding Social Engagement of Today’s Kids: How and Where to Reach them  – with Izzy Neis, Director of Digital Strategy for Engagement for Metaverse Mod Squad

  • The Future of Samsung Kids – with Kevin Morrow, VP & General Manager for Samsung

  • Virtual Currency and the Digital Kid – with Robin Raskin, Founder of Living in Digital Times

  • Consumer Readiness: Developing a Succession of Products for When They Are Ready – with Joby Otero, Key Creator of Toys to Life

  • How to Secure, Maintain, and Monetize Kids on Mobile:  A panel of top industry players discussing the good, bad and ugly including an introduction and use cases by Eldad Ben Tora, CRO and Co-founder of KIDOZ with Bryan Davis, Sr. VP of Big Blue Bubble providing the ever so critical perspective of family focus game development

  • Re-Inventing Iconic/Legacy Brands for the Next Gen – with Penny Milliken, CEO of HER Interactive and the new HI Kids™ responsible for developing and publishing Nancy Drew PC/Mac and now Mobile Games and Tony Bordon, Head of Digital for Lionel Trains

  • Digital Usage Market Findings of Kids and Families Around the Globe; from the Mouths of Babes and their Moms – with Maria Bailey, CEO of BSM Media and Reyne Rice of Toy Trends, Inc

  • Thinking Inside the School Box: Up Ranks to Approval for the Sake of Transforming Traditional Learning – with Azadeh Jamalian, PhD, Chief Learning Officer of Tiggly, Creyna Chih, Head of Product Development for Duck Duck Moose and Ehteshamuddin PA, CEO and Co-founder of Junkbot Inc

  • Implications of Digital Citizenship on the Industry – with Darri Stephenson, Senior Director Education Content, Common Sense Media

  • Master of Ceremonies – with Tonda Bunge Sellers, Producer, B Sellers Productions

  • UX Market Intelligence: It’s Not Child’s Play – with Thérèse Dugan and Anne McClard from INTEL

  • Elevating Learning and Creativity Via UGC – with Carley Shuler of Kindoma and David Baszucki of ROBLOX

  • Keeping the Story Alive with the Bouncing Kid – with Matt MacBeth of pi lab and Jeff Faulconer of StoryArc Media

  • Brands and Agencies: VR 101 – with Dan Ferguson of Groove Jones

  • Designing From The Kids’ Perspective – with Mark Schlichting of Noodleworks Interactive

  • Meeting the Needs of the Consumer: Achieving Active Kids & Allowing Digital to build on their imaginations with hot start up leaders – with Kilian Saekel of A-Champs and Rajat Dhariwal of Supersuit

 

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2015 Schedule