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October 20 Event for College Students Offers Interactive Panel Discussions, Networking Opportunities and a Keynote from Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes

DENVER – Registration is now open for the fifth annual One Day Immersion in Media, Entertainment & Technology (ODI) for all students currently enrolled at any accredited college or university, and recent graduates. Prepare to navigate from the classroom to the boardroom, pull back the curtain and connect with the industry’s most influential media and technology executives at this information-packed event. ODI’s 2017 keynote interview features Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO, Jeff Bewkes.

The 2017 ODI event, in association with Pace University’s Lubin School of Business and supported by the Emma Bowen Foundation, takes place from 8a.m. – 5p.m. EDT on Friday, October 20 at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University in New York. ENTRANCE IS FREE for all currently-enrolled college students, faculty and recent graduates. To register, visit

This one-day program offers unprecedented networking opportunities with some of today’s most successful entertainment and media imaginative thinkers. ODI includes interactive panel discussions, and the chance to learn about internships and job opportunities. The program also gives students the opportunity to participate in Office Hours, our speed-dating style, ten-minute session.

The full day schedule will be posted on the ODI website, (Speakers and Topics to be announced).  Here is a current look at the program:

  • Company Overview with NBCUniversal, Internship and Job Opportunities
  • Special Guest Keynote, Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner Inc.
  • How to Start a Company with No Money, No Experience & No Business Education, Stephanie Kaplan-Lewis, Her Campus
  • Hidden Figures: A Look at the Key Players Behind the Scenes, Creating a Diversity of Experiences, Craig Parks, Watchable/Comcast
  • Fool Proof Your Career: A Graduate Seminar with Evan Shapiro, Digital Content Creator, Executive Producer
  • Ask Me Anything: Lunch with an Executive – Roundtable Talks (lottery session)
  • BYO-BBL, Bring Your Own Brown Bag Lunch – Classroom Q&A with Executives (lottery session)
  • Office Hours/Speed Networking – 10 Minutes with an Executive (lottery session)
  • The Social Influencer Revolution and the Opportunities it Presents, Gil Eyal, HYPR
  • Research Insights & Analytics: What Kinds of Research Hats Can You Wear? Robert Miner, Miner & Co Studio
  • Digital Rock Stars: Fearless, Focused and Food! Michael Smith, Scripps Networks Interactive
  • The Culture of Proximity, a documentary and panel discussion with Viacom Velocity, Dario Spina, Pace University alum

*Schedule Subject to Change

LOTTERY for three separate lunch sessions!  Everyone who registers from September 1, 2017 through October 13, 2017 will be entered into a special lottery. Names will be chosen to attend either:

  1. Ask Me Anything: Lunch with an Executive, our popular round-table lunch, an up close and personal chat over box lunches with a top industry leader;
  2. BYO-BBL (bring your own brown bag lunch). We’ll host two large classrooms with executives in each room, giving students an opportunity for pure Q&A;
  3. Office Hours/Speed Networking, students will meet with an executive for 10 minutes – speed dating style, practice their elevator speeches, have their resumes reviewed, or ask for career advice.

The conference will also be made available for live streaming to students across the United States and internationally. Students who wish to view the live online broadcast should sign up starting September 15, 2017 at

For twice the engagement, ODI returns to Denver to host students on October 16, 2017, at The Cable Center, as they help kick-off the SCTE/ISBE Cable Tec Expo. Special Guest Keynote is Vivek Khemka, CTO, Dish Network.

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

For 2017 - NYC and Denver, and 2018 - NYC and Atlanta, sponsorship and speaking opportunities, contact Dolly Wolf at

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

About the Lubin School of Business at Pace University
Globally recognized and prestigiously accredited, the Lubin School of Business integrates New York City’s business world into the experienced-based education of its students at Pace’s suburban and downtown campuses, implemented by the region’s largest co-op program, team-based learning, and customized career guidance. Its programs are designed to launch success-oriented graduates toward upwardly mobile careers.

About Pace University
Since 1906, Pace University has educated thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in its Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information

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.