Recently Rescheduled: ANA Masters of B2B Marketing Conference (originally scheduled 12 – 14 May) is now taking place 4-6 October in Scottsdale. The Culture Summit, originally planned for 14 – 16 July in San Francisco, will now run from 4 – 5 November. EXHIBITORLIVE 2020, which was to happen this spring in Vegas will be postponed until 2021. It will be held at the Mandalay Bay from February 28 – 4 March.
Delayed for the Cause: Several media and tech events were postponed this week amid the national protests over racial injustice and the death of George Floyd. Cisco postponed the start of its customer conference, Cisco Live; IGN’s Summer of Gaming has been delayed until 8 June and Realscreen Live, which was scheduled to kick off on Tuesday 2 June, pushed its opening to Wednesday. Sony, EA and Google also postponed virtual events that were scheduled for this week.
Speaking opportunity: escar conference started in 2003 and is self-described as the world’s leading automotive Cyber Security conference. Last year’s event in Stuttgart, Germany attracted hundreds of attendees from private industry, academia, and government who were interested in understanding modern in-vehicle Cyber Security threats, vulnerabilities, and risk mitigation/countermeasures. The 2020 conference is currently scheduled as a hybrid event, for 11 – 12 November both in Bonn, Germany and online. The Call for Papers is open until 15 June so interested professionals or researchers should review the submission requirements and upload their paper here.
Lunchtime Learning: The Milken Institute Global Conference is known as one of the most prominent thought leadership forums, gathering more than 3,000 leaders from the world’s top firms, organizations, universities and governments. While many of the comments made prior to the COVID-19 pandemic are no longer relevant, much of the art, film and TV content is still entertaining. And since we need more light-hearted content in these times: Let Jason Bateman take you Behind the Scenes: The Creators and Stars of “Ozark”, watch a panel on 175 Years of Photography: The Impact of Images, or listen to A Conversation With Crazy Rich Asians Author Kevin Kwan.
Coming Up Next Week: American Advertising Federation (AAF) rebranded their annual conference to Admerica Adjusted to reflect the move to a virtual format 5-9 June. They are still planning the same advertising industry host meetings, club workshops, and events – just online. MIT Technology Review Emerging Technologies EmTech Next will run its virtual program 8-10 June, focused on the technologies driving business and addressing ways to adapt strategy and workforces when unprovoked changes upend business and entire markets. CogX was created to explore the real impacts AI, blockchain, and other emerging technologies have. The virtual event 8-10 June will include three new elements: Virtual CogX, an updated Health agenda, and the Global Leadership Summit. At the TNW (The Next Web) Sprint Couch Conference (11 June), online participants will learn about the radical changes in client behavior, product use, and customer acquisition today’s product teams face. Last but not least is Digiday Programmatic Marketing Summit LIVE, where agencies and brands will meet online 10-12 June for discussion on investing across platforms and the tools to do it more efficiently.