I am going to a sponsored dinner on Wednesday night with Hayneedle at Morimoto's- seriously? so cool.
Here is the schedule for Thursday and let me tell you it is a blogger-star-studded event!
Thursday, June 20. 2013
8 AM - 10 AM Check in, Coffee, & All-Star Crafting
After you grab your badge and get checked-in with Vivint, pull up a chair and prepare to get your craft on! Join All-Star bloggers, like Jenny Komenda, Vané Broussard and Mara Kofoed, while you try your hand at 3 different projects created by the Martha Stewart Crafts team. And while you're at it, enjoy delicious coffee and danishes, sponsored by Hayneedle.
10 AM - 11 AM - Opening Keynote
Surviving The Internet: Adapting to Change, Technology and Demands
by Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge
11 AM - 12 PM - American Made
The movement to discover, connect, and share stories about American makers.
Pilar Guzman of Martha Stewart Living
Kathleen King of Tate's Bake Shop
Bob McClure of McClure's Pickles
Stephanie Housley of Coral & Tusk
12 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch break and networking sponsored by FamilySearch
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - What the Coolest Brands Are Doing With Social Media
Are they spending more time on Facebook? Or Pinterest? How do they handle instagram? How are they working with bloggers? Which brands are doing the coolest things with social media?
Christiane Lemieux of Dwell Studio
Tracey Stewart of Moomah
Jennifer Rubio of Warby Parker
John Jannuzzi of Lucky Magazine
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Nine by Five
Hear 9 experts give a fascinating presentation in 5 minutes or less. With 10 slides or less. You'll learn about a wide range of topics, like strategic planning, UX design, choosing between urgent and important, and ridding the world of poverty.
1- Nate Padavick & Salli Swindell on Creative Playgrounds
2- Ginny Wolf of ONE.org on Ridding the World of Poverty
3- Keenan Cummings of Days (Topic TBD)
4- Sara Paul of Blue Q on Marketing
5- Todd Gibson of Liesl + Co on Strategic Planning
6- Isabel Kallman of Alpha Mom on Urgent vs. Important
7- Jen Lee Koss of Brika on Storytelling
8- Ross Popoff-Walker on UX Design
9- Valentine Freeman of Ace Hotel on Snake Oil
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Afternoon Break sponsored by Chevy
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM - Closing Keynote
by Garance Doré
6 PM - Cocktail Party
*subject to change
I am SO lucky to be going and cannot wait to share with you all that I learn at the conference! And of course I'll be tweeting (@olivelaneblog) and instagramming (@mrsruggeri) all along the way! Now can someone please come over and pick me out something to wear to this!?