SUMMIT PROGRAM & SCHEDULE

 
 
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Main Event Room

Main Auditorium: 9am – 6pm

8:30am – 9:30am: Registration / Breakfast is served

9:45am: Welcome Address

S E S S I O N O N E

10:00am  – 12:30pm:  T A L K S

10:00am: Doing Business In Brooklyn: Engaging Your Community - Rethinking Identity, Community and Inclusion

Abiola Oke, CEO & Publisher, Okayplayer / OkayAfrica

Darnell L. Moore, Author, No Ashes In The Fire

Mandy Gutmann, VP Communications, BSE Global / Brooklyn Nets / Barclay Center

Julie Young, Founder DreamMaker Inc / Tide Film Festival

Philip Hoffman, Executive Director, Brownsville Culinary School

Angela Renee Coakley, CEO, Coakley Entertainment

10:45am: Going Green: Reading The Signs Of Change

Anastasia Cole Plakias, Co-Founder, Brooklyn Grange

Sacha Dunn, Founder & CEO, Common Good

Dominque Drakeford, Co - Founder, Sustainable Brooklyn

Whitney McGuire, Co - Founder, Sustainable Brooklyn

11:45am: Goodbye Silicon Valley, Hello Brooklyn: How Brooklyn Is Changing America’s Start Up Culture 

Claude Arpels, Social Venture Circle

Matthew Burnett, CEO, Makers Row

Shaun Stuart, CEO, New Lab

Del Johnson, VC Principal, Backstage Capitol

S E S S I O N T W O

1:30pm – 4:00pm: T A L K S

1:30pm: Brooklyn’s Impact On Culture

Jae Joseph, Art / Entertainment / Culture, Media Strategist

Marci Rodgers, TV / Film Costume Designer, BlackKlansman, She’s Gotta Have It, Wu Tang: An American Saga

Peter Shapiro, Founder, Brooklyn Bowl

Sharifa Murdoch, Founder, ENVSN Festival

2:30pm: Chefs Talk: Immigrations Impact On The Brooklyn Food Scene

Esther Choi, Chef and owner, Mokbar / Korilla BBQ

Nicholas Hart Perkins, Chef and owner, Harts / The Fly

Craig Samuels, Partner, B&C Restaurant Group

Joaquin Baca, former head chef Momofuku / Chef and owner Teo

Collette Vincent, Director Culinary & Community, James Beard Foundation

3:15pm: Shared Economy… What is it? How does It Impact Brooklyn?  Industry leaders discuss why the shared economy is thriving in Kings County…

4:15pm: K E Y N O T E T A L K

5:30pm: Summit Talks End


master classes

SESSION ONE: 10:00am*

TOPIC: Reaching 50 Million Users 

TOPIC: Kicking The Tires Of Your Idea: Hosted by Jim Babb, Part and Sum

SESSION TWO: 11:00am*

TOPIC: Building A Customer-Focused  Marketing Strategy: Hosted by Lindsey Slaby, Sunday Dinner

TOPIC: Being Heard vs. Being Understood: Communicating Creativity : Hosted by James Allan, Troika/Mission Group (TMG)

SESSION THREE: 1:30pm*

TOPIC: MEN TALK: Building Wealth. Investing In Yourself, Your Career & Your Brand

TOPIC: WOMEN TALK: Chasing the Dream. Living Your Best Career and Personal Life

SESSION FOUR: 2:30pm*

TOPIC: Building Your Network: Your Network Is Your Net Worth: Hosted by Stephen Carl, Needle Movement

TOPIC: Doing Business In Brooklyn: Raising Finance | Finding Funding: Hosted by Seendy Fouron, Morgan Stanley

*Register for one class per session | Seating is limited per class | Classes are 45-60 minutes in length


Screening Room

Brooklyn Bounty Pitch Finale Presentations 10:30am - 3:30pm 

10:00am – 10:45am: Presentation Session 1

11:00am – 11:45am: Presentation Session 2

12:00pm – 12:45pm: Presentation Session 3

12:45pm – 1:30pm   L U N C H

1:30pm – 2:30pm:  Best Small Business Awards  / Best Entrepreneur Awards

2:30pm – 3:30pm:  Artists Awards

3:30pm – 4:00pm: NETWORKING / SNACKS 

For information about the Brooklyn Bounty Pitch Competition

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