#BLOGHER18 CREATORS SUMMIT Schedule

We are designing the #BlogHer18 Creators Summit agenda with sessions that will inform and inspire.  (Note: Times, topics & speakers may shift as we build the best possible schedule for you.)

 
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WEDNESday
08.08.18


8:00am - 9:00Am

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, then grab your seat around the main stage.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

9:00am - 9:30am

welcome & opening remarks

SheKnows President and 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 - 10:40am

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.

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 grab-and-go lunch to fuel your afternoon.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

1:00pm - 2:15pm

afternoon keynotes

#WinningWomen: Celebrity interview with a surprise guest!

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 and more!

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

#WinningWomen: Celebrity interview with a special guest!

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

2018 Voices of the Year Awards given to content creators, influencers and social advocates whose work deserves to be heard, seen, recognized and read, emceed by Jen James of Crisis Text Line.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

 

5:35pm - 6:30pm

happy hour opening party

Cheers! Join us for cocktails and nibbles as you network with brands, speakers, and fellow attendees.

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

 

THURsday
08.09.18


8:00am - 8:30am

breakfast

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

Location: 4th Floor Refuel Station

8:30am - 10:40am

morning keynotes

#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.

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 - 12:25pm

morning digital power hour

Get Pinspired: Join us for a conversation with Evan Sharp, the Co-Founder of Pinterest, and 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

12:25pm - 1:00pm

lunch

Get a grab-and-go lunch 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.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

More to come!

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:

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 - Maxine Lapiduss will teach you how to create a full digital campaign from start to finish on a brand new platform, StoryBlaster, in 20 minutes.

Location: 4th Floor Creators Stage

4:00pm - 5:20pm

evening keynotes

Conversations with thought leaders on trending topics that are important to women and content creators.

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage

5:20pm - 5:30Pm

thank you and closing remarks

Location: 4th Floor Main Stage