Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Miami 2004)



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Monday - January 19, 2004
Napoleon Rooms 1 & 2 - Radisson Deauville
 
08:00 AM -=-=-=-=- Registration / Exhibit Hall opens
 
08:20 AM Marc Lesnick
(The Conference Organizer)
Opening remarks
 
08:30 AM Meir Strahlberg
(CEO)
Date.com
Keynote Address: State of the Online Dating Industry
 
09:00 AM John Sculley
(co-Founder & Chairman of the Board)
Verified Person, LLC
(Former CEO of Apple)
Social Networking and the Importance of Identity Verification
 
09:30 AM Robert Murray
(President)
iProspect
Search Engine Optimizations for Dating Websites
 
10:00 AM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Le Jardin Room)
 
10:45 AM Abha Bhagat
(Senior Analyst)
Nielsen/Netratings
Demographics of the Internet Dating Market
 
11:15 AM David Hills
(President of Media Solutions)
24/7 Real Media
Ad Serving for Dating: Advertising Case Studies for Online Dating
 
11:45 AM Jeremiah Gibber
(Director of Business Development)
Digital Envoy

Kenneth Nwabueze
(CEO)
Sage Metrics
Geo-Intelligence Technology: Online Dating Website Delivery Specific to the Customer's Local Area
 
12:15 PM -=-=-=-=- Lunch
 
 
 WORKSHOP A
Napoleon Room 1 - Radisson Deauville
 
01:30 PM Dan Ballister
(Vice President)
FindWhat.com
Pay Per Clicks: Selecting high value/low cost keywords for Internet Dating Search Engines
 
 WORKSHOP B
Napoleon Room 2 - Radisson Deauville
 
01:30 PM Martin Wesley
(Senior Director)
Atlas DMT
Marketing Campaign Management - Planning, Buying and Analysis for the Successful Marketing of an Online Dating Site
 
3:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Le Jardin Room)
 
 
 WORKSHOP A/B
Napoleon Rooms 1 & 2 - Radisson Deauville
 
03:30 PM Dan Ballister
(Vice President)
FindWhat.com

Ben Trenda
(Strategic Alliances)
Overture

James Burrows
(Director of Strategy)
eSpotting

Jay Bean
(Chief Operating Officer)
Enhance Interactive

Patrick Hopf
(VP Business Development)
Mamma

Chris O'Rourke
(Sales Manager)
Kanoodle

Pay Per Clicks Roundtable: Pay Per Clicks - The latest developments and what it means for for Online Dating Web Traffic
 
05:45 PM -=-=-=-=- Cocktail Reception
(Complimentary Hors D'ouvres with 2 Drink Tickets)
 
07:45 PM -=-=-=-=- End of Day 1
 
 
Tuesday - January 20, 2004
Richelieu Room - Radisson Deauville
 
08:30 AM Bill Tancer
(VP Research)
Hitwise
Using Competitive Intelligence to Identify New Marketing Methods for Online Dating
 
09:00 AM Mark Grossman
(Attorney At Law)
Technology Law Gorup
Minimization of Liability Issues and Privacy Policies for Online Dating Businesses
 
09:45 AM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Le Jardin Room)
 
10:30 AM Jeff Titterton
(Vice President of Consumer Sales)
Planet Out Partners
Niche Internet Dating Market: The Gay and Lesbian Dating Market
 
11:00 AM Lisa Riolo
(Vice President, Client Development)
Commission Junction
Finding Your Perfect Match with Pay-for-Performance
 
11:30 AM Brad Hogg
(President)
Relationship Exchange
Back-End Software for Dating: System Platforms, Accessories/Options and Pitfalls
 
12:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Lunch
 
 
 WORKSHOP A
Richelieu Room - Radisson Deauville
 
01:30 PM Tom Runzo
(CEO)
Equala
WORKSHOP: E-mail marketing for the Online Dating Business: What Works, What Doesn't and Why
 
 WORKSHOP B
Charlemagne Room - Radisson Deauville
 
01:30 PM John Vincent
(CEO)
EyeWonder, Inc.
Video Streaming for Dating: Trends and Developments
 
 
03:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Le Jardin Room)
 
 
 PANEL
Richelieu Room - Radisson Deauville
 
03:30 PM Jeff Titterton
(Vice President of Consumer Sales)
Planet Out Partners

Don Zereski
(Vice President and Global General Manager)
Matchmaker / Terra Lycos

Sam Moorcroft
(President & CEO)
ChristianCafe.com

Meir Strahlberg
(CEO)
Date.com

Eric Straus
(President)
Cupid.com

Additional Panelists TBA
The Online Dating Industry - Issues from Executives and Management
 
 
05:30 PM -=-=-=-=- Conference Adjourns


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