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2013 SAMMA SUMMIT PROGRAM (as of 9/25)

Friday, September 27th

Opening Night Cocktail Reception

6:30pm-9:00pm


Join us to ckickoff SAMMA Summit 2013!

Registered Attendees and Speakers Only. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served.

Park Café at Time Warner Center


Saturday, September 28th

Registration Open

8:00am-2:30pm


Registration Open

Arrive early to minimize check-in delays.

Lobby



Continental Breakfast

8:00am-9:30am


Continental Breakfast and Networking

Columbus Lounge

 


Welcome & Opening Keynote

10:00am-11:00am

Welcome

10:00am-10:15am


Welcome from SAMMA

Neal Shenoy, SAMMA Founding Board Member, Founding Partner, [212]MEDIA / Co-Founder, Speakaboos

Doors close at 9:50am sharp. Please be seated.

Columbus Lounge


Morning Session I

10:15am-11:00am

Opening Keynote

Opening keynote by Priyanka Chopra, Award Winning Indian Film Actor & Aspiring Musician/Writer

Fireside Chat

Hosted by Jimmy Soni, Managing Editor, Huffington Post Media Group

Columbus Lounge


Morning Break

11:00am-11:30am


Morning Networking Break

Columbus Lounge


 

Morning Session II

11:30am-12:45pm

Mid-Morning Keynote

11:30am-12:45pm


Creativity Unleashed:Three Creative Forces, One Stage

Three creative forces from U.S. to India, one stage. Ready to think differently?

Saneel Radia, EVP, Product Innovation, VivaKi and Founder of Finch15

Dr. Raj Sisodia, Best Selling Author, Conscious Capitalism

Sharad Devarajan, CEO, Graphic India

Columbus Lounge



Executive Session

11:30am-12:45pm


Why Successful People Never Eat Gobi (15 Other Crazy Secrets of Success)

Rohit Bhargava, Best Selling Author & CEO, Influential Marketing Group

City Room



Lunch Keynote

12:45pm-2:00pm


Keynote and Fireside Chat

The Changing Face of Television

Keli Lee, EVP & Head of Casting, ABC Network

Janina Gavankar, Actor, HBO’s “True Blood” and CW’s “Arrow”

Rajan Shah, CEO/Founder of Shah&Partners and Co-Founder of Phenomenon

Columbus Lounge



Afternoon Session I

2:15pm-3:30pm




Mini Break

3:30pm-3:40pm


Afternoon Mini Break

Columbus Lounge



Afternoon Session II

3:40pm-4:40pm


Executive Sessions:

Session A – Hudson Room:

Building Market Leading Brands

Session B – Tower East Room:

Roadmap India: Opportunities & Challenges in Working With India’s Growing Entertainment Industry

Session C – Tower West Room:

1st Annual SAMMA IIG Startup Showcase

Session D – Circle Room:

Creativity and Personal Mastery

Session E – City Room:

Meet the Executive: Samata Narra



Afternoon Break

4:40pm-5:00pm


Afternoon Networking Break

Columbus Lounge



Fireside Chat

5:00pm-5:20pm


High Afternoon Tea with Russell Peters and The Huffington Post

Russell Peters, Comedian, Actor, Best Selling Author

Columbus Lounge



Closing Session

5:20pm-6:00pm


Closing Keynote: Unleashing the Innovation in You

Introduction by Premal Shah, President, Kiva.org

Closing by Dr. Mehmood Khan, Chief Innovations & Science Officer, Pepsico



Closing Remarks

6:00pm-8:00pm


Closing Remarks

Neal Shenoy, SAMMA Founding Board Member, Founding Partner, [212]MEDIA / Co-Founder, Speakaboos

Break and Start of Evening Session



Gala Reception

8:00pm-11:30pm


Summit Closing Gala Reception

583 Park Avenue