Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Miami 2009)


DAY ONE: January 22, 2009     DAY TWO: January 23, 2009

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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Wednesday - January 21, 2009

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

‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY

 
2:00 PM
[SPECIAL MATCHMAKER PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Business Models for Matchmaking



Speaker:
Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach

Speaker:
Barbie Adler
(Founder / CEO)
Selective Search

Speaker:
Paul Falzone
(CEO)
The Right One / Together Dating

Speaker:
Jerome Chasques
(Co-Founder)
The Matchmaking Institute

Speaker:
Lisa Clampitt
(Co-Founder)
The Matchmaking Institute
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Introduction to the Online Dating Business



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(Publisher)
Online Personals Watch
Location: B Wing - Room B117

 
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cocktail Reception
Monty's Raw Bar
 
PRE-EVENT COCKTAIL RECEPTION
(Hosted by Litle & Co.)

 
8:00 - to - 10:00 PM

Litle Cocktail Reception

Location: Monty's Raw Bar
South Beach
300 Alton Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: 305-672-1148


- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration
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AGENDA: DAY ONE
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Thursday - January 22, 2009

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
B Wing - Rooms B214 - B218
 
 
8:30 AM
Why Him? Why Her?


Speaker:
Mandy Ginsberg
(General Manager)
Match.com USA

Speaker:
Dr. Helen Fisher
(Chief Scientific Advisor)
Chemistry.com
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

 
9:15 AM
2008 Year in Review: The Online Personals Industry



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(Publisher)
Online Personals Watch
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B214 - B218
 
SESSION A

SESSION B

 
10:45 AM
How Dating Sites can Improve Revenues



Speaker:
Ross Williams
(CEO)
Singles365
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

10:45 AM
Making a Site more Female Freindly


Speaker:
Jackie Elton
(CEO)
Christian Connection

Speaker:
Lavinia Evans
(CEO)
Thought Rocket
Location: B Wing - Room B117

 
11:30 AM
Free Dating



Speaker:
Markus Frind
(CEO)
Plenty of Fish
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

11:30 AM
Channel Marketing: How To Grow an Online Dating Business In the Current Market



Speaker:
Marc Porcelli
(Vice President of Advertising Sales)
Epic Advertising
Location: B Wing - Room B117

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
 
WORKSHOP A

WORKSHOP B

DEMO

 
1:30 PM
Start-Ups in the Current Climate: Using Models from Europe, How Best to Establish Yourself in the Internet



Speaker:
Martin Bysh
(Co-Founder)
Make Friends Online
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

1:30 PM
Banner Advertising in Dating: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly



Speaker:
Andrey Malygin
(CEO)
Dating Ad Network
Location: B Wing - Room B117

1:30 PM
Platinum Sponsor Demo



Speaker:
Ross Williams
(CEO)
White Label Dating
Location: B Wing - Room B114

WORKSHOP A

WORKSHOP B

DEMO

 
2:15 PM
Internationalizing an Online Personals Platform



Speaker:
Dr. Robert Wuttke
(CEO)
Be2
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

2:15 PM
Profitable Strategies in Working With Top Dating Site Aggregators



Speaker:
William Dobbie
(CEO)
Canoodle.com
Location: B Wing - Room B117

2:15 PM
Product Demo Session


Dating Ad Network
Location: B Wing - Room B114

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B214 - B218
 
WORKSHOP A

WORKSHOP B

DEMO

DEMO

 
3:30 PM
Liability for Bodily Injury and the Insurance to Protect You: Important Endorsements for Internet Dating Companies



Speaker:
Andrew Cohn
(Technology Risk Specialist)
Wilson, Washburn & Forrester

Speaker:
Peter McGreevy
(Attorney At Law)
McGreevy & Henle, LLP
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

3:30 PM
Real-time Automatic Picture Moderation



Speaker:
Johan Klaesson
(Board Member)
OculusAi Technologies
Location: B Wing - Room B117

3:30 PM
Product Demo Session


iovation
4:00 PM
MagooMix

4:30 PM
National Background Data

Location: B Wing - Room B114

3:30 PM
Product Demo Session


Honesty Online
4:00 PM
Litle & Co.

4:30 PM
Woman Savers

Location: B Wing - Room B115

WORKSHOP A

WORKSHOP B

 
4:15 PM
DNA Matching Systems and their Effectiveness



Speaker:
Eric Holze
(Founder/President)
Scientific Match

Speaker:
Tamara Brown, Ph.D
(Cheif Scientific Officer)
Gene Partner
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

4:15 PM
What Women Want: Attracting and Retaining Women in an Online Dating Site



Speaker:
Frank Polancic
(Author)
Create Your Soulmate Now

Speaker:
Betsy Sobiech
Tiara Coaching
Location: B Wing - Room B117

 
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Cocktail Reception
To Be Announced
 
EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION
(Hosted by White Label Dating)

 
8:30 - to - 10:00 PM

White Label Dating Cocktail Reception
Location: Nikki Beach

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AGENDA: DAY TWO
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Friday - January 23, 2009

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
B Wing - Rooms B214 - B218
 
SESSION A

SESSION B

DEMO

DEMO

 
9:00 AM
Date Screening: Red Flags, Background Checks & Character Checks



Speaker:
Stephanie Alexander
(Founder & CEO)
WomanSavers.com

Speaker:
Ric Fleisher
(SVP Business Development)
Honesty Online
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

9:00 AM
Virtual Dating: Preliminary Results



Speaker:
Ravit Abelman
(Vice President)
OmniDate

Speaker:
Dr. Igor Kotlyar
(CEO)
OmniDate
Location: B Wing - Room B117

9:00 AM
Product Demo Session


Global Collect
9:30
Gene Partner

Location: B Wing - Room B114

9:00 AM
Product Demo Session


CS Identity
9:30
Oculusai

Location: B Wing - Room B115

 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B214 - B218
 
SESSION A

SESSION B

DEMO

DEMO

 
10:30 AM
Strategies to Reduce Online Dating Fraud, Spam & Scams and Improve Your Bottom Line



Speaker:
Rich Orcutt
(CEO)
Iovation

Speaker:
Elena Kolyasnikova
(Business Development Manager)
Pilot Group

Speaker:
Michael Ramsbacker
(CTO)
Mobeze Inc

Speaker:
Andrew Bolton
(CEO)
Cupid Media
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

10:30 AM
Video Adoption in Social Networking and Internet Dating Sites // Conversion of Both Businesses



Speaker:
Stephen Stokols
(CEO)
Woome
Location: B Wing - Room B117

10:30 AM
Product Demo Session


BSG Clearing Solutions
11:00 AM
Transparansee

11:30 AM
Sutherland Global Services

Location: B Wing - Room B114

10:30 AM
Product Demo Session


McGreevy & Henle, LLP
11:00 AM
Trustcash

11:30 AM
Wyndstrom Corporation

Location: B Wing - Room B115

SESSION A

SESSION B

 
11:15 AM
Casual Dating and Acquisition in the Current Market



Speaker:
Noel Biderman
(President)
The Ashley Madison Agency

Speaker:
Moses Brown
(President)
Online Booty Call

Speaker:
Abe Smilowitz
(President)
Fling
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

11:15 AM
Making the most of the Downturn Opportunity in the Online/Offline Dating World



Speaker:
Adrian Slatter
(Director)
Search Mate
Location: B Wing - Room B117

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
 
WORKSHOP A

DEMO

DEMO

 
1:30 PM
Additional Revenue Models for Online Dating - Four Unique Perspectives



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(Publisher)
Online Personals Watch

Speaker:
David Evans
(Publisher)
Online Dating Insider

Speaker:
Evan Marc Katz
(Chief Idea Officer)
Thought Rocket

Speaker:
Todd Shapiro
(CEO)
Todd Shapiro Associates
Location: B Wing - Rooms B210 & 211

1:30 PM
Product Demo Session


Vindicia
2:00 PM
Gimmeo

2:30 PM
Skout

Location: B Wing - Room B114

1:30 PM
Product Demo Session


Intro Analytics
Talkster
Location: B Wing - Room B115

AFTER EVENT PARTY

11:00 PM
Shore Club- Skybar
1901 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 695-3100
Directions
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