Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Beverly Hills 2009)


DAY ONE: June 25, 2009     DAY TWO: June 26, 2009

We expect to finalize the agenda in the coming days ahead.

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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
SLS HOTEL | Wednesday - June 24, 2009

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY

 
2:00 PM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE] (3 Hours)
‡ Introduction to the Online Dating Business and Mobile Overview



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(Publisher)
Online Personals Watch
Location: George Room

 
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
SPECIAL BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING
 
PRE-EVENT BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING

 
5:45 PM
Details Here


5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Buyers and Sellers Gathering
Sponsored by: Moss Networks
A Special Complimentary Session for Serious Buyers and Sellers of Online Dating and Social Networking Websites

Location: George Room

- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration
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AGENDA: DAY ONE
SLS HOTEL | Thursday - June 25, 2009

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Albert III & IV
 
 
8:30 AM
Mergers & Acquistions: Raising Capital & Going Public - Maximizing the Value of Your Internet Dating Business



Speaker:
Robert Schultz
(Managing Director)
West Park Capital

Speaker:
Gerald R. Newman
(M&A Laywer)
MergersLaywer.com
Location: Albert Room II

MOBILE DATING INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

 
9:15 AM
Review of Mobile Online Dating: Business Models, Financials and Usage



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(Publisher)
Online Personals Watch
Location: Albert Room II

 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Albert III & IV
 
SPECIAL GOOGLE SESSION

 
10:45 AM
Google Insights: Advanced Information on Trends and Search for the Online Dating Consumer


Speaker:
John Ploumitsakos
(Head of Classifieds & Local Advertising: Online Sales & Operations)
Google
Location: Albert Room II

SPECIAL SESSION: TELEVISION & THE DATING INDUSTRY

 
11:30 AM
Television, Matchmaking and Dating: Its Popularity and Benefits for the Online and Offline Industry


Speaker:
Patti Stanger
(CEO)
Millionaire's Club
Location: Albert Room II

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
 
MOBILE TRACK I

DEMO

 
1:30 PM
3 Mobile Dating Strategies That Work



Speaker:
Ted Verani
(Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing)
Jumbuck

Speaker:
Brendan O'Kane
(CEO)
Messmo Media

Speaker:
Deepak Thomas
(Director of Product Management)
Match.com
Location: Albert Room II

1:30 PM
Product Demo Session


1:30 PM
Premier Payments Online
GOLD SPONSOR

2:00 PM
Viximo
SILVER SPONSOR

Location: George Room

MOBILE TRACK II

DEMO

 
2:30 PM
Top 10 Decision Criteria For The Selection of Your Mobile Dating Enabler



Speaker:
Christine Loredo
(Vice President of Marketing)
Trilibis
Location: Albert Room II

2:30 PM
Product Demo Session


2:30 PM
Match Matrix

Location: George Room

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
Albert III & IV
 
CUSTOMER RETENTION SESSION

DEMO

 
3:30 PM
Increasing Customer Retention


Speaker:
Larry Michel
(Partner)
Match Matrix

Speaker:
Frank Seifert
(Founder)
Match Matrix
Location: Albert Room II

3:30 PM
Product Demo Session



3:30 PM
CS IDentity


4:00 PM
Trustcash

Location: George Room

INSTANT MESSAGING OVERVIEW

DEMO

 
4:15 PM
Instant Messaging: "To IM or not to IM" - A Review of All Available Services Suitable for Internet Dating Websites



Speaker:
Mike Baldock
(Marketing Director)
Courtland Brooks
Location: Albert Room II

4:15 PM
Product Demo Session



4:30 PM
Vindicia

Location: George Room

 
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Cocktail Reception
To Be Announced
 
EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

 
9:00 - to - 11:00 PM

Moss Networks presents the Maxpayments Cocktail Party
at the:
Stone Rose Lounge
Located inside the Beverly Hills Sofitel Hotel
8555 Beverly Blvd
Tel: (310) 278-5444
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Special Thanks to our sponsor Maxpayments

Location: Stone Rose Lounge

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AGENDA: DAY TWO
SLS HOTEL | Friday - June 26, 2009

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Albert III & IV
 
SPECIAL PAYMENTS REPORT

 
9:00 AM
Removing the Veil: Payment Processor Rates and Options For Dating Companies



Speaker:
Glenn Millar
(Director of Strategy)
Courtland Brooks
Location: Albert Room II

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Albert III & IV
 
SOCIAL NETWORKING SESSION

DEMO

 
10:30 AM
Online Dating & Social Networking: A Marriage Made in Heaven?



Speaker:
Alex Mehr
(CEO)
Zoosk
Location: Albert Room II

10:30 AM
Product Demo Session



10:30 AM
Flashcoms


11:00 AM
2CO.com
2 Checkout

Location: George Room

COMPATIBILITY PROFILING SESSION

DEMO

 
11:15 AM
Assessing Profiles for Compatibility



Speaker:
Dr. Jim Houran
(President)
20|20 Assessment
Location: Albert Room II

11:15 AM
Product Demo Session



11:30 AM
RNK Communications

Location: George Room

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
 
ADVERTISING & VIRTUAL GOODS SESSION

 
1:30 PM
The New Money Paradigm: Virtual Goods & Virtual Currency Primer



Speaker:
Brian Balfour
(Founder)
Viximo
Location: Albert Room II

COMPATIBILITY PROFILING SESSION

 
2:15 PM
Lessons I Learned As The CEO of Lavalife



Speaker:
Marina Glogovac
(Former CEO)
Lavalife
Location: Albert Room II

AFTER EVENT PARTY

11:00 PM
HAlO NightClub
1743 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA

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