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WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 EVENT SCHEDULE


THURSDAY, April 26th

7:30PM -10:00
HARD ROCK CAFE HOLLYWOOD VIP NETWORKING MIXER & WINE TASTING W/ARTIST SHOWCASES
HOSTED BY: RCA, A&R Worldwide, AllAccess, & Hard Rock Cafe

Wine Tasting Networking Reception with Gourmet Food
with performances from Kid Hudson, Cady Groves & Gavin James (Worldwide Radio Summit Badge Registration Required To Attend)

FRIDAY, April 27th

8:00AM – 6:00PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 CHECK-IN
(2ND FLOOR – W HOLLYWOOD)

8:00AM – 9:00AM
NETWORKING BREAKFAST

2ND FLOOR INT'L NETWORKING LOUNGE AT THE W HOLLYWOOD
HOSTED BY:The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf TM & Dial Global

8:50AM – 8:55AM
MINI-KEYNOTE
FEATURING: Daniel Anstandig President & CEO Listener Driven Radio (LDR)

8:55AM – 9:00AM
WELCOME ADDRESS:
FEATURING: Joel Denver – President, AllAccess Music Group & Sat Bisla – President & Founder, A&R Worldwide

9:00AM
– 10:00AM
KEYNOTE PANEL: Embracing Radio's Future
Our panel of experts will discuss the current trends and future forecast for "all things radio." Whether it be terrestrial, digital, satellite, online, mobile -- radio remains the world's strongest communicator of sound. Radio's interaction with audience now connects via various touch points around the globe. Our panel will focus on where radio is going from a cumulative, revenue, technology, ratings, marketing, ownership and policy initiative standpoint. Get an incredible insight from our US and international experts on how you as a vested partner in radio can embrace radio's future benefit to you.

Presented By: PromoSuite
Moderated by: Mike Agovino – Chief Operating Officer, Triton

PANELISTS:
Brian Lakamp – President, Clear Channel Digital
George ErgatoudisHead Of Music Policy, BBC RADIO 1 & 1XTRA (UK)
Jay Meyers – President, Adelante Media Group
Joe Kennedy – President & CEO, Pandora
Lew Dickey – President & CEO, Cumulus Media
Rick Feinblatt – VP/Greater Media Radio, and Charlotte MarketMgr
Scott Herman – EVP/Operations. CBS

10:00AM – 10:30AM
TOWNHALL RADIO MEETING: AUDIENCE Q&A
Join Andrew Phillips as he chairs an open forum featuring Lew Dickey, Scott Herman, Rick Feinblatt, Jay Meyers, Joe Kennedy and Brian Lakamp for the international radio community and those who have a stake in this broadcast medium to share their vision, opinion, inspiration, new ideas and overall input on all matters pertaining to radio worldwide in an intimate Q&A forum. This session is sure to get everyone attending talking about all things radio!

Moderated by: Andrew Phillips – Group PD, ABC Radio, Darwin (Australia)

10:45AM – 11:00AM
MINI-KEYNOTE
PRESENTED BY: Cumulus Media
FEATURING: Mike McVay – Benztown Iron Imager Contest

11:00AM – 11:45AM
NEW WAYS TO MONETIZATION

Monetizing Radio – The Future ABC's Of Generating Revenue
Revenue is the fuel that drives radio's ability to deliver quality output on a consistent basis to its audience, compete against other broadcast mediums, retain the best on-air personalities, sustain the basic foundation of operations and ensure stakeholders remain committed to radio. A myriad of new revenue models are developing worldwide that are ensuring that radio does not rely on single lane revenue methods based around advertising. Our stellar collection of radio minds will share proven new methods to generate a multitude of new revenue platforms for radio. This is a must NOT miss forum for anyone who wants to curate the future ABC's of generating new revenue streams.

PRESENTED BY: Liquid Compass
Moderated by: Mark Ramsey – President, Mark Ramsey Media

PANELISTS:
Bill Figenshu – Pres./Operations, Peak Broadcasting
Chris Bell – President, Triton Digital Applications & Services
Erica Farber – President/CEO, RAB
Carol Hanley – EVP/Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Arbitron
Paul Krasinski – CEO, Umbel.com
Philippe Generali – President, RCS/Media Monitors

12:00PM – 12:45PM
LET'S GET DIGITAL:
Jacobs Media TechSurvey 8 – An Exclusive Look At The Largest Radio Poll Of Its Kind – Ever!
Fred Jacobs, President Jacobs Media is a leading authority on radio. Jacobs Media Annual former Rock Tech Poll becomes format wide as Jacobs Media TechSurvey 8. With key questions aimed at all major formats this will make this survey the most extensive and eye-opening look at what listeners want from music to devices, to what turns them on and off to social media platforms – ever! This will be a must-attend event.

PRESENTED BY: MusicMaster
MODERATED BY: Fred Jacobs – President, Jacobs Media

12:45PM – 2:15PM
WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT NETWORKING LUNCHEON
GROUND FLOOR OF THE W HOLLYWOOD (OUTDOOR PATIO)
PRESENTED BY: Premiere Radio Networks
Hosted By: Elvis DuranMornings, WHTZ "Z100" New York City, NY (Premiere Radio's Syndicated Morning Show Star)

2:15PM – 3:45PM
PLAY US YOUR HITS: "The Next Big Radio Hit"

Everyone is looking for the next big hit. Rarely is it possible to get a global consensus on a radio hit in a contained environment with some of the world's top radio "hit music" influencers. The Worldwide Radio Summit gives content creators/owners a chance to get a very rare opportunity to get instant feedback on whether their song is a global hit or not. Who knows if the right song is heard it could be launched to a global radio audience in one go at the Worldwide Radio Summit.

PRESENTED BY: Comrex Corporation
Moderated by: Max Tolkoff Media Consultant, XPDP

PANELISTS:
Chris Ebbott – PD CKFM & CHBM/Toronto
David CoreyVP/Programming Bell Media/Canada
Jan Jeffries – Cumulus SVP/Programming
Jason BentleyMD/Mornings at KCRW/LosAngeles
John Paul – Dial Global VP/Country Programming
Lisa Worden – Music Director, KROQ Los Angeles
Markus Kuehn – Program Director, Flux FM Germany
Michael MartinVP/Top 40 Programming, CBS

3:45PM – 4:45PM
SOCIAL MEDIA: Increasing Your Smartphone Capabilities
Smart mobile devices and streaming platforms are connecting with audiences in greater ways than ever before via Social Media. Our seasoned panel of experts will share their opinions on what is key to ensuring that as broadcasters seek the ability to maximize reach and profits in Social Media via mobile and streaming parallels. You will learn the most reliable and efficient ways possible to reach your goals to rise above the excess noise.

Presented By: Columbia Records
Moderated by: Byron Cooke, Host "Radar", Austereo (Australia)

PANELISTS:
Ken Benson – President, P1 Research
Kurt Hanson – President, Accuradio.com
Markus Kuehn – Managing Director, Flux-FM/Berlin
Zackary Lewis – Chief Executive Officer, Liquid Compass

4:45PM – 5:00PM
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK (2nd FLOOR – W HOLLYWOOD)
HOSTED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf TM & Dial Global

5:00PM – 6:00PM
MUSIC & PROGRAMMING – Blending PPM Smarts Into Outstanding Content
Sustaining programming intent with the needs of content owners and developers has always been a difficult balancing act. As a programmer, the primary goal is to build an attentive audience, grow audience, build revenue, sustain market penetration and ratings growth, as well as ensuring maximum reach in a PPM world. However, can theaforementioned priorities of radio still be accomplished whilst delivering innovative and creative programming? Our panel of radio experts will unveil their wisdom on how to blend PPM smarts into outstanding content.

Presented By: ReelWorld
Moderated by: Jimmy Steal – VP/Programming Emmis & Program Director, Power 106/Los Angeles

PANELISTS:
Andrew Jeffries – Ops Mgr. Clear Channel/Los Angeles
Carolyn Gilbert – President, NuVooDoo Media Services
David Courtier-Dutton – President Sound-Out
Greg Strassell – SVP/Programming, CBS Radio
Mike McVay – SVP/Programming, Cumulus Media
Rich Meyer – President, Airplay Intel

6:00PM – 8:00PM
COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION & HORS D'OEUVRES

AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD (SUNSET BLVD.)
HOSTED BY: A&R Worldwide, AllAccess Music Group & Sound-Out (UK)
(WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 badge required to attend)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 8:00PM AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD

SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH

9:00AM – 4:00PM
REGISTRATION OPEN – WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 CHECK-IN
(2ND FLOOR – W HOLLYWOOD)

8:00AM – 9:00AM

NETWORKING BREAKFAST
2ND FLOOR INT'L NETWORKING LOUNGE AT THE W HOLLYWOOD
HOSTED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf TM & Dial Global

9:00AM - 10:00AM
UNCONVENTIONAL RADIO: A MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE

Radio takes many forms in today's landscape: broadcast, online, social/digital, satellite, mobile, syndicated, podcasts, pre-programmed by the end user, and more. These days, broadcasters and DJs have to think outside the box to cut through the avalanche of "radio noise" trying to capture the audience's attention and ultimately increase ratings and revenue. Our panelists of radio minds are all "thinking" outside the box and will share their inner-vision on creating an evolved platform for radio.

PRESENTED BY: Triton Digital
MODERATED BY: Andrew Phillips – Group PD, ABC Radio, Darwin (Australia)

PANELISTS:
Arjan Writes – Blogger, ArjanWrites.com
Bill PashaPresident, Multibrand Media International
Jim Cady – President & CEO, Slacker
Phil Dowse CEO Absolute & Dowse
Warren Kurtzman – Pres & COO, Coleman Insights

10:15AM – 11:15AM
COMMUNITY/BRAND BUILDING: Assembling Your Special Forces
It's one thing to build a community, it's another to tap into the real tastemakers who love your station – not for giveaways, or other monetary enticements, it's their passion for your brand. Why is communityjust as critical as content? How do you build on this? Lori Lewis has the keys – and her panel of experts will show you how.

Presented By: dmr Interactive
MODERATED BY: Lori Lewis – Digital and Social Media Strategist, Jacobs Media

PANELISTS:
Buzz Knight – VP/Program Development, Greater Media
Michael Brandvold – President, Michael Brandvold Marketing
Scott Lindy PD, WSTR/Atlanta
Steve Jones – VP/Programming NewCap
Zena Burns – VP/Digital Programming Platforms, Clear Channel Media + Entertainment

11:15AM – 12:15PM
THE HITMAKERS – "The Sound That Moves The Dial"

Before a sound recording reaches the airwaves it goes through a rigorous process of being written, recorded, rehearsed, marketed and promoted. There's an extensive process (including money, time, effort) to deliver the sound that not only moves the dial, but also keeps audience engaged to the radio dial or stream and of course builds a myriad of benefits to radio, its audience and advertisers. We bring together a collection of top hit-makers and developers to give radio an insight to what it takes to create the sound that truly moves the dial and beyond!

PRESENTED BY: Pangaea Int'l Music Publishing
MODERATED BY: Ron Spaulding – President, InGrooves Fontana

PANELISTS:
Daniel GlassPresident Glassnote Music
Evan Bogart – Founder, Boardwalk Ent't Group (songwriter for Beyoncé , Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Usher, etc.)
Greg Thompson – EVP, Promotion & Marketing, Capitol Records
Mike Caren – Co-President Elektra Records & Executive Vice President A&R, Atlantic Records
Peter Gray – Sr. VP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
Richard Palmese – Azoff Management
Sam Kling – Vice President of A&R and Film & Television, peermusic

12:30PM – 2:15PM
WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT "INDUSTRY AWARDS LUNCHEON"
GROUND FLOOR OF THE W HOLLYWOOD (OUTDOOR PATIO)
HOSTED BY: Joel Denver, President AllAccess Music Group & Sat Bisla, President/Founder, A&R Worldwide & MUSEXPO
PRESENTED BY: Cumulus Media Networks
FEATURING: Matt Pinfield (Radio Personality & Host of Flashback)
interview with George Thorogood

2:15PM - 3:15PM
NEW FRONTIERS FOR RADIO: THE RISE OF ASIA

Radio has been a global connector of sound for many decades; however, most of Asia has yet to feel the true impact of modern-day radio. That is about to change! With markets such as India and China developing its radio infrastructure there is a massive potential of growth and opportunity for radio owners, programmers, DJs, consultants, advertisers, research and ratings services, as well as consumers. The new 800 pound gorilla is radio in Asia. Our session will deliver some great insight into this massive new multi-billion consumer market for radio!

PRESENTED BY: Listener Driven Radio (LDR)
MODERATED BY: Rob Graham Principal, EON Music Media

PANELISTS:
Clayton FittsSenior Manager Business Development MBC Music & Audio Group, Dubai
Ken NishikawaRadio presenter, Radio/TV Director, Tokyo FM
Mark Strippel – Head of Music, BBC Asian Network
Mohammed Al MulhemManaging Director, Platinum Radio
Yasuji HayashiPresident & CEO, E.A.U Co.,Ltd
Yirong DaiManaging Director, Hit FM Beijing, China

3:15PM - 4:15PM
AROUND THE WORLD: Mixing It Up – How Rhythmic Music Impacts Radio Around The World

"The hits with a beat get a rapid repeat" – or so the old saying goes. But it's pretty clear that some of the biggest hits in the world and some of the biggest artists are beat-driven. Even non-rhythmic artists are incorporating beats into their music through remixes. Who are those musical geniuses who are making things happen on the radio and in the clubs? And what are their inspirations for the clever production, mixes, and lyrics? Our panel of music masters will "rock your world" with their answers.

PRESENTED BY: MUSEXPO MONTREAL "ESSENTIAL BEATS"
MODERATED BY: Gary Bernstein – President, Syndication One

PANELISTS:
C.C. Sheffield – Artist/Songwriter
DJ FeLLiFeL – DJ, Power 106 Los Angeles
Eric Vidal – The Baka Boyz
Howard "HK" Kessler – Syndicated Radio Host/Label & Studio Exec/Consultant/DJ/Remixer/Producer/Artist
Luke Neville – President, Listen Up
Nick Vidal – The Baka Boyz
Phil Nieves – Sr. Director, Promotion, Ultra Music

4:15PM – 4:30PM
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK (2nd FLOOR – W HOLLYWOOD)
HOSTED BY: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf TM & Dial Global

4:30PM - 5:45PM
A TRUSTED FILTER – "Air Talent – Building Your Radio Community – From Local To Global"
A trusted voice, respected filter is essential in most opinions. Radio personalities were iconic both on and off the airwaves in the past. These days personalities are not as prevalent enough on the dial, online or via other broadcast methods. Luckily, some personalities do exist and flourish via radio and a myriad of other platforms. They are the voice that guides and influences the tastes of millions locally, nationally and in some cases internationally. We bring together some of the most influential radio personalities in modern day pop culture, along with a talent agent, and talent coach, as they showcase how to captivate audiences and influence the market place. What is a great radio personality these days? Find out at what should be a very insightful and extremely entertaining panel from some of the world's top radio talent.

PRESENTED BY: Interscope Records
MODERATED BY: Andrew Phillips - Group PD, ABC Radio Darwin (Australia)

PANELISTS:
Big Boy – Mornings, KPWR/Los Angeles
Eric Weiss – President, The Weiss Agency
Glenn Goldstein - President, Goldstein Management
John Garabedian – Host, Open House Party
Larry King– Famed radio and TV host
Lou Brutus – Host, Hard Drive on United Stations
Orlando – Mornings WLLD/Tampa
Preston & Steve – Mornings, WMMR/Philadelphia

6:00PM – 8:00PM
WINE TASTING & COCKTAIL NETWORKING RECEPTION & HORS D'OEUVRES
AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD (SUNSET BLVD.)
(WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 badge required to attend)

ARTIST SHOWCASES BEGIN AT 8:00PM AT S.I.R. STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD