#BLOGHER18 CREATORS SUMMIT Schedule

 
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WEDNESday
08.08.18


8:00am - 8:30Am

registration

Pick up your tote and name badge, then get ready for a full day designed to inform, inspire, and innovate.

Location: 4th Floor Lobby

8:30am - 9:00am

breakfast

Start the day with a healthy breakfast bite from Pret A Manger, then grab your seat around the main stage.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

9:00am - 9:30am

welcome & opening remarks

SheKnows CEO, Samantha Skey, will kick off our Creators Summit.

Mindful Moment: Join us for a guided meditation with best-selling author and wellness expert, Agapi Stassinopoulos.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

9:30am - 10:45am

morning keynotes

Co-Founders Club: A fireside chat moderated by Sophia Chabbott of WWD with Brooklyn Decker and Whitney Casey on building their business, Finery, and the future of fashion and tech.

Meet Marie Forleo: Get inspired by  Marie Forleo (named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation!) and learn the strategies to create a career and life you love in a conversation moderated by Ivy Hillman of SheKnows Media.

Talk with Tiffani: SheKnows Editor in Chief, Justine Goodman talks to Tiffani Thiessen about her journey from television star to mother to businesswoman, we'll learn how she uses her platform to share her creative spirit and positive influence.

Spotlight Talk: Jo Brett of Pret a Manger shares the philosophy behind Pret's mission to create good, freshly prepared food, while doing the right thing.  

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

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10:45am - 11:25am

morning networking break

A top reason attendees come to BlogHer events is to network -- so make the most of this time! Meet brands that want to work with you, and connect with fellow content creators.

Location: 4th Floor Sponsor Experience Stations

11:30am - 12:20pm

morning influencer masterclasses

You'll have a choice of two Influencer Masterclasses:

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

  • Track Two - It's All About That Audio: Join us for a special podcast and learn from the experts how to create compelling stories and share them with your audience

Location: 4th Floor Creators Stage

12:20pm - 1:00pm

lunch

Get a delicious grab-and-go lunch from Pret A Manger to fuel your afternoon.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

1:00pm - 2:15pm

afternoon keynotes

#WinningWomen: A candid discussion with Gabrielle Union and SheKnows Media CEO, Samantha Skey, on issues that affect women everywhere. With a dose of humor and empathy, Gabrielle will teach us all a lesson on empowerment and self-love.

True Beauty: A panel discussion with the women who are using their platforms to empower other women to embrace and celebrate their own true beauty. Featuring Speakers: Arshia Moorjani, Mama Cax, RaVal Davis, and Moderator Kathleen Hou of The Cut

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

2:15pm - 3:00pm

afternoon networking break

A top reason attendees come to BlogHer events is to network — so make the most of this time! Meet brands that want to work with you, and connect with fellow content creators.

Location: 4th Floor Sponsor Experience Stations

3:00pm - 4:00pm

afternoon influencer masterclasses

You'll have a choice of two Influencer Masterclasses:

  • Track One -  Everyday I’m Hustlin’: #CareerGoals:  A hands-on session on how to level up in the workplace and become the business baller you strive to be.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

  • Track Two -  Visual Storytelling: Learn how to create the best video content using this fast-growing and ever-changing medium

Location: 4th Floor Creators Stage

4:05pm - 5:35pm

evening keynotes

Spotlight Talk: A spotlight by Dr. Lady Doctor about women's reproductive health brought to you by Evofem .

#WinningWomen: A conversation with Maria Menounos and Pilar Guzmán, on Maria's career as a journalist and how she's using her platform for good.

2018 #Femvertising Awards will be given to brands who are creating pro-female, stereotype-busting ads.

2018 Voices of the Year Awards will be given to content creators, influencers and social advocates whose work deserves to be heard, seen, recognized and read, emceed by Tamron Hall.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

5:35pm - 6:30pm

happy hour opening night party

Cheers! Join us for cocktails and nibbles as you network with brands, speakers, and fellow attendees, brought to you by SheKnows Partner Network.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

 

THURsday
08.09.18


8:00am - 8:30am

breakfast

Start the day with a healthy breakfast bite from Pret A Manger, then grab your seat around the main stage.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

8:30am - 10:40am

morning keynotes

Kick off Day Two with Jen Denton of SheKnows Media.

#ThePitch: Four entrepreneurs will take the stage to share their elevator pitch, hear mentor feedback in real-time, and compete to win your vote, emceed by JJ Ramberg of MSNBC. Judges include Anu Duggal of the Female Founders Fund, Gianne Doherty of W.E.L.L. Summit, Rachel Drori of Daily Harvest, and Simone de la Rue of Body by Simone. Pitchers include Brittany Finkle of Happily Ever Borrowed, Sarah Neill of Hot Hot Cold, Denise Woodard of Partake and Lia Winograd of Pepper.

Made by Women for Women: Meet the gamechangers who are innovating health care, featuring: Keech Combe Shetty of Combe Incorporated, Bethany Edwards of Lia, Dr. Logan Levkoff and moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Yuko of SheKnows Media.

Passion to Profit: Join three top influencers in a discussion on building a unique brand and turning your dream into a thriving business, featuring: Courtney Quinn of Color Me Courtney, Katie Sturino of The 12ish Style, Mary Orton of Trove and moderated by Kendra Bracken-Ferguson of CAA.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

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10:40am - 11:25am

morning networking break

A top reason attendees come to BlogHer events is to network -- so make the most of this time! Meet brands that want to work with you, and connect with fellow content creators.

Location: 4th Floor Sponsor Experience Stations

11:25am - 12:20pm

morning digital power hour

Get Pinspired: Join us for a conversation with Evan Sharp, the Co-Founder of Pinterest, and moderated by Jesse Draper of The Valley Girl Show on this visionary platform.

Cultivating Your Crew: Lightning lessons on how to grow your audience.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

12:20pm - 1:00pm

lunch

Get a delicious grab-and-go lunch from Pret A Manger to fuel your afternoon.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

1:00pm - 2:15pm

afternoon keynotes

#WinningWomen: Join us for a candid discussion between New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and women's health advocate, Christy Turlington Burns about women's reproductive health, motherhood and maternal policies, and the state of women's healthcare.

Choose Love: A spotlight talk with Shelly McNamara of Procter & Gamble.

The Hate U Give: Our #HatchKids will interview young adult novelist Angie Thomas, who writes about someone drawn to activism after she witnesses the police shooting of her friend. Plus see a sneak peek of this important new movie by 20th Century FOX.

Spotlight Talk: The Ad Council and Susan G Komen present their new campaign, Know Your Girls.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

2:15pm - 3:00pm

afternoon networking break

A top reason attendees come to BlogHer events is to network — so make the most of this time! Meet brands that want to work with you, and connect with fellow content creators.

Location: 4th Floor Sponsor Experience Stations

Exclusive advance screening of NBC’s new fall comedy, I Feel Bad, from Executive Producer Amy Poehler.

Location: 4th Floor Creators Stage

3:00pm - 4:00pm

afternoon influencer masterclasses

You'll have a choice of two Influencer Masterclasses:

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

  • Track Two -  DIY Design School: A workshop on how to use the best apps and tools to create standout content.
  • Track Two - Storyblaster - Join entrepreneur Maxine Lapiduss , a Golden Globe winning, 4 time Emmy nominated comedy writer, and learn how to tell and sell your story successfully with Storyblaster, a new all-in-one social media campaign solution.  

Location: 4th Floor Creators Stage

4:00pm - 5:20pm

evening keynotes

TIME'S UPUzo Aduba, two-time Emmy Award winner for her role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Netflix's Orange is the New Black, will join Rachel Terrace, CMO of TIME'S UP.

Navigating the Work-Life Blend: A timely conversation with Tiffany R. Warren, Chief Diversity Officer at Omnicom, Alison Lewis of Johnson & Johnson, Rachel Tuchman, moderated by Chloe Melas of CNN.

Honest Beauty: Our closing keynote is Honest Company powerhouse, Jessica Alba, who will share how she went from actress to visionary entrepreneur.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

5:20pm - 5:30Pm

thank you and closing remarks

Learn who you voted to win #ThePitch competition, announced by Jessica Alba!

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage