BWB5

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012

9:00 Doors Open
9:00-10:00 Coffee, Breakfast
10:05 Intro and Welcome

10:30-11:30 THE NEW PLAYGROUND: Social & Mobile Platforms Overtaking Sites/Blogs
Amy K. Nelson, SB Nation
Justin Bassett, Sports redditor
Jaime Hamel, Digital Strategist, The S3 Agency/Co-Founder The Sports Hernia Blog
Tim Wood, Bleacher Report
Luke Chatelain, R/GA

11:45-12:45 THE NEXT WORLDWIDE LEADER: Looking at the up-and-coming networks and channels in sports media
Kevin Lockland, SB Nation
Jim DeLorenzo, VP & GM SI.com
Benjie Levy, COO, The Score
Mark Pesavento, VP of Content, USA Today Sports Media Group
Lang Whitaker, SLAM/GQ/The Classical

1:30 Right to Play
Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. It was founded in 2000 by Johann Olav Koss, a four-time Olympic gold medalist and social entrepreneur. Through sports and games, Right to Play helps children build essential life skills and better futures, while driving social change in their communities with lasting impact.

1:55 Introducing USA Today’s Sports on Earth – Stephen Madden, General Manager

2:15 Thuzio: This is Possible, Tiki Barber

2:30-3:30 NFL Roundtable
George Atallah, Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs, NFL Players Association
Tiki Barber, NFL, Retired
Will Brinson, CBSSports.com
Josh Zerkle, Bleacher Report
Maggie Hendricks, Y! Shutdown Corner
David Fucillo, SB Nation Fantasy, NinersNation.com

7:00-10:00 Thuzio presents THE OFFICIAL BWB5 OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION [and Wild Card Watch Party]
Shoeless Joe’s, 276 King St W

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012

9:00 Doors Open
9:00-10:00 Coffee, Breakfast

10:00-11:00 THE RISE OF THE CONNECTED LIVING ROOM: Can Digital Channels Really Challenge Networks?
Chad Mumm, Executive Director, Vox Studios
Bill McCandless, VP of Video Programming & Production, Bleacher Report
Joe Ross, Director of Content, theScore
Ian Orefice, Executive Producer, Sports Illustrated Video
Dave Brown, Strategic Partner Manager, TV and Film Content, YouTube
Pete Czerwinski, Furious Pete

11:15-12:15 PUCK THAT!: State of the Hockey Media
Justin Bourne, The Score
Greg Wyshynski, Yahoo! Sports
Elliotte Friedman, CBC/Hockey Night in Canada
Dave Lozo, NHL.com
Barry Petchesky, Deadspin
Mike Halford, NBC ProHockeyTalk
Jason Brough, NBC ProHockeyTalk

12:30-1:30 MONEYBALLS: Measurement and Analytics in Sports Media
Michael Smith, Co-host of ESPN’s Numbers Never Lie
Amanda Rykoff, espnW
Rob Shaw, Bloomberg Sports
Andrew Garda, Bleacher Report
Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post
Aaron Schatz, FootballOutsiders.com
Tom Haberstroh, ESPN Heat Index

2:45-3:30 JONES LIVE!: The Basketball Jones Live Podcast
Trey Kerby, The Score – The Basketball Jones
JE Skeets, The Score – The Basketball Jones
Tas Melas, The Score – The Basketball Jones

3:45-4:45 CHANGING THE GAME: Diversity in Sports Media
Jemele Hill, Writer and personality from ESPN
Cyd Zeigler, Outsports.com
Graham Watson, Yahoo! Dr. Saturday
Keith Clinkscales, President Shadow Mediaworks
Michael Tillery, The Starting Five
Tyler Tumminia, Senior Vice President, Goldklang Group