Video Leadership Summit 2017

July 10-11, 2017 Park Hyatt Aviara Resort • Carlsbad, CA

An intimate gathering of leading industry stakeholders across the ecosystem to address and solve problems facing the video industry of the future. This is an invite-only working meeting. Additional invitations are not available.


Agenda (Subject to Change)

Monday, July 10, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception and Networking Dinner

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Networking Breakfast

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Welcome and Scene Setter

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Session TBA

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Roundtable Discussion: Measurement
An open roundtable discussion to answer the question: How do we make measurement and targeting more effective in a cross-platform video world that includes linear TV, OTT and mobile video?

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking Lunch

1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Roundtable Discussions: Setting the Agenda
Join your peers in two of four roundtable discussions, each focusing on a major issue that is engulfing the ecosystem. Led by industry experts to frame the conversation, these discussions, and the insights and experiences that you share, will help chart the path to overcome the industry’s most pressing issues.

Distribution and Discovery

What informs and influences consumers’ decisions regarding viewing sources and devices?

Content Innovation
How do we monetize AR, VR, OTT, and short-form programming?

Cross-Platform Planning
What will it take for the industry to embrace cross-platform buying and selling for video?

How do we leverage data and user insights to enable smarter, people-based marketing?

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Roundtable Discussions: Setting the Agenda
Attendees will participate in a second roundtable discussion.

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Roundtable Discussions: Setting the Agenda
Attendees will participate in a third roundtable discussion.

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM
Networking Break

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Closing Remarks and Report Backs

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Networking Reception and Dinner

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Gain insights into the cross-industry agenda for digital video, in an intimate environment that facilitates conversation, peer-to-peer networking, and business development.

Presentations and panels will be limited, with the majority of time dedicated to intimate breakouts, working sessions, roundtable discussions and open Town Halls.

Topics covered will include:

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What are the big innovations in technology and programming coming in the next year and beyond?
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How will big money be made and audiences drawn to programming?
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Societal Implications
What are the political, social, and cultural impact of new innovations in video?
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What is/could be the impact of government on distribution and discovery?

Who Attended in 2016?

The inaugural Video Leadership Summit brought together the leaders in digital media.
Attendees included C-level executives, SVPs and VPs from companies such as:

  • The IAB Video Leadership Summit is where the world’s leading video content creators and media agency heads meet to identify and solve our industry’s challenges. Unlike any other industry gathering, challenges are presented alongside solutions and soapboxes are replaced by work sessions.
    - Mac Delaney, Head of Programmatic, Merkle