ONE DAY IMMERSION IN MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT & TECHNOLOGY, SUPPORTED BY THE EMMA BOWEN FOUNDATION, CONFERENCE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS RETURNS TO DENVER

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Free Event to Help Kick-Off the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® Offers Keynote with Vivek Khemka, Dish Network CTO, Networking and Panel Discussions with Executives from Comcast, Spectrum, Globig, Trendly and More

DENVER – Network with and learn from top thought leaders and get unprecedented access to some of the smartest people in the media and tech industries. The One Day Immersion in Media, Entertainment & Technology (ODI) conference for college students and recent grads is returning to Denver on Monday, October 16 at The Cable Center. Sponsored by SCTE/ISBE, Emma Bowen Foundation, The Cable Center and Spectrum, ODI registration is FREE TO ATTEND and now open to all currently-enrolled college students, faculty and recent graduates at www.onedayimmersion.com.

This half-day program, also held in New York City for the past five years, will offer networking opportunities with some of today’s most successful entertainment and media imaginative thinkers, and includes interactive panel discussions, and an Office Hours/Speed Networking session with media executives. Plus, all attendees will receive an Exhibit Floor Pass to the SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo at the Denver Convention Center, allowing access to over 400 technology vendors and the opportunity to discover new services and creative innovations. 

“We are thrilled to partner with the One Day Immersion program this year and offer this opportunity for students to learn more about the business of media. It also gives them a great chance to visit the SCTE Expo and see first-hand the most innovative products on the market today,” said Dr. Rahsaan Harris, president and CEO of the Emma Bowen Foundation.

“It’s really terrific to bring ODI back to Denver and The Cable Center. Our jam-packed program gives local college students – our next generation of tech savvy, creative trailblazers, a chance to learn first-hand from today’s leading media executives and come away with some great ideas about how they can start their careers and get ahead in the industry,” Dolly Wolf producer, ODI.

The event schedule will be posted on the ODI website, www.onedayimmersion.com. Sessions currently include;

  • Preparing for the Next Role: Getting into the Work Place
  • Start Ups! The New Pioneers of Business
  • Special keynote guest speaker, Vivek Khemka, CTO, Dish Network
  • The Broad Range of Media Careers in Content, Business and Innovation
  • Speed Networking Workshop
  • Office Hours/Speed Networking Session
  • Networking Reception

ODI will also host students at its signature New York City event on October 20, 2017, at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in New York.

The One Day Immersion Executive Committee includes: Zenita Henderson, director, marketing operations and business development, Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers; Robert Miner, president, Miner & Co Studio; Craig Parks, vice president, programming, Comcast/Watchable; Evan Shapiro, veteran programming executive and founder of Seeso; and Dolly Wolf, owner, Dolly Wolf Enterprises, LLC. For a complete list of ODI Advisory Committee Members, please visit www.onedayimmersion.com.

For 2017 – Denver & NYC, and 2018 – Atlanta & NYC, sponsorship and speaking opportunities, contact Dolly Wolf at dolly@onedayimmersion.com.

About Dolly Wolf Enterprises/One Day Immersion

Formed in 2012, and building upon the momentum of the past 12 years of producing collegiate lectures and conferences, Dolly Wolf Enterprises strives to offer unprecedented access to top media digital executives for college students, and to create an authentic connection of media leaders, with the best and brightest college students and recent graduates. The company produces conferences where executives share their paths to their current positions, and provide insights and opportunities into the innovative and fast-moving industry.  ODI fosters strategic relationships for students and executives, as they build mentorships, focused career plans, and ultimately, provide job placement. For more information, visit www.onedayimmersion.com.

About the Emma Bowen Foundation

Over our 26-year history, the Emma Bowen Foundation has provided internships for almost 800 students of color. We believe the key to our continued success is a top-down commitment to diversity, a spotlight on excellence, and careful monitoring of our students’ and graduates’ on-going progress — a “leave nothing to chance” approach focused on results.

When they graduate, our fellows join a distinguished group of alumni. Over 65% of our alumni remain in media and 72% of 2015 graduates are employed in the industry. They work for major media companies across the country in fields ranging from production to finance to public affairs. They are account executives, analysts, and on-air reporters; Emmy and Peabody award winners; and key members of the industry from the edit room to the boardroom.  www.emmabowenfoundation.

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