of Toledo is hosting a digital communications and technology conference Friday, with an impressive host of business leaders, students and communications professionals slated as guest speakers:
Fulter Hong, Google
Ben Bator, Texts from Last Night
Matt Burns, Tech Crunch
Hayley Call, Ohio Job and Family Services
Anthony Broad Crawford, GiveForward
Will Lucas, Classana
Joe Sharp, Thread
Dustin Hosteler; Digital Graphics
Mike Bott, The Brandery
Jim Connely, McGraw Hill
"We have put
together a line up of speakers that would rival any digital media conference
around," said Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs. "This
will prove to be a major event for leaders in digital media and entrepreneurs
across the region."
Topics to include leveraging social media, building digital brands, developing and launching apps, and targeting niche markets to build communities around brands and products.
former president and publisher of USA Today and now chief strategy officer at
Digerati, will present the keynote address.
The event will
wrap up with the uHeart Startups Pitch & Pour After Party 4-7 p.m. in
Nitschke Technology Commercialization Complex for conference attendees.
Digital Media conference will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 10 in the Student
Union on the UT Main Campus. Registration is
$50 and $20 for students. To register, visit uHeartDigitalMedia.com, or contact
Amelia Acuna at 419.530.5874 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow the event on Twitter at @uhrtdgtl.