Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Skirball Cultural Center | Guerin Pavillion | 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd | Los Angeles, 90049

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Join the Center for MEMES at UCLA Anderson as we assemble executives, entrepreneurs and academics to explore the consumer trends, technologies and entertainment experiences that will transform the entertainment industry in the next 12-36 months. We will showcase promising ventures in eSports and blockchain, and explore the next wave of innovation in sports and live entertainment. 

Stick around to hear from the next generation of leaders as they share provocative ideas about business and entertainment. UCLA students and alumni will push your thinking with high-impact presentations in a festival atmosphere. 

*Schedule subject to change.

9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Student Campfire Talks
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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2019 Up Next Conference

9:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote  

9:40 a.m.   

Student Presentation Gabrielle Clark ('20)

10:00 a.m.


Rich Orosco, EVP, Brands, LAFC

10:20 a.m.

PANEL: Partnerships, Marketing & Monetization  

11:00 a.m.


11:20 a.m.

PANEL: The Future of Sports Broadcasting


12:00 p.m.


Alvin Anol, Director of Content, Second Spectrum

12:10 p.m.

PANEL: Better Than Live: Innovation Inside the Arena  

12:50 p.m.


1:45 p.m.

Up Next: Innovation in Technology, Sports & Entertainment  

12:00 p.m.


Denise Hewett, Founder and CEO of Scriptd

2:40 p.m.

Travel to Breakouts


2:45 p.m.



4:15 p.m.

CLOSING PANEL: Celebrity Next: Influencers & Celebritites in the Age of YouTube  

5:00 p.m.

Networking & Cocktail Hour  

6:00 p.m.

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