Aug 22

Health Innovation Summit

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Health Innovation Summit
August 21-22, 2014
San Francisco, California

“It costs $1B to get a new drug to market. That’s why tech is so focused on reducing cost of clinical trials.”
~ Ian Clark, Genentech

“Never get on stage with a robot.” (sound advice)
~ Kara Swisher, Re/code

“I see embedded systems with u, on u, in u… porn movie or developing drug delivery?”
~ Kara Swisher, Re/code

“It’s all a bit trivial right now.” (re wearables)
~ Ian Clark, Genentech

Visual Quote:
Kara Swisher - Health Innovation Summit
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“Our understanding of diseases is growing rapidly. We’ll see the biggest progress in treatment of cancer Ian Clark.”
~ Ian Clark, Genentech

“It’s your own genome, why shouldn’t you know about that?”
~ Ian Clark, Genentech

“Our understanding of the detailed causes of many diseases is accelerating incredibly quickly. Things that were hard to treat or impossible to treat are going to become treatable or chronic illnesses.”
~ Ian Clark, Genentech

Conference Link: Health Innovation Summit

Aug 19

TEDxPoynterInstitute

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TEDxPoynterInstitute
August 19, 2014
St. Petersburg, Florida

“Two years from now, a person who can’t work across platforms will not find a job in the media.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Sometimes a story is only a quote.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Mobile is the raw meat. Print is the cooked sirloin. You have to keep throwing raw meat out there.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

Visual Quote:
Ben Huh - TEDxPoynterInstitute
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“Print is not going to disappear, but it is not going to be the protagonist.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Digital literacy isn’t about learning how to use computers. It’s about staying connected to family and society.”
~ Jen Lee Reeves, Born Just Right

“The code to resilience is in possibility. The hope of what could be drives us to what is.”
~ Kanika Tomalin, City of St. Petersburg

Conference Link: TEDxPoynterInstitute

Jul 31

Elevate New York 2014

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Elevate New York 2014
July 31, 2014
New York, New York

“We eat, sleep, and dream live experiences.”
~ Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

“Marketers are becoming technologists.”
~ Lawrence Coburn, DoubleDutch

“One of the smartest uses of social media I’ve seen at events… is the SXSW Mobile App.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“The SXSW Mobile App is essentially a community where people are connected throughout the year.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“That’s the point (of the SXSW Mobile App)—building a social community outside of the real world community.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

Visual Quote:
Elevate New York
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“Events of the future: Don’t think technology first, think experience first. What do you want people to feel?”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Live experiences feed the soul.”
~ Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

“When you design tech for millennials, you improve the experience for everybody.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Creating great experiences for others comes down to having empathy with those we’re trying to reach.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Our job is to program human interaction. We’re coders, in a way, programming experiences.”
~ Bronson van Wyck, Van Wyck & Van Wyck

Conference Link: Elevate New York 2014

Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 2

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Cannes Lions
June 15-21, 2014
Cannes, France

“Global advertising doesn’t work. It glides past people, isn’t part of their culture, doesn’t touch them.”
~ John Hegarty, BBH London

“We are good if our peers think we’re great. But we are great if the real world thinks we’re good.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

“We are on the precipice of a new Golden Age of advertising & transformation in the art we all love.”
~ Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble

“The art now: reach the right people on the right platforms at the right moment, again and again.”
~ Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble

“People should be paying a lot more attention to the business models around short-form content production.”
~ Dick Costolo, Twitter

Visual Quote:
Dave Marsey - Cannes Lions
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“Unilever CMO: Advertising is Chaos and it’s only going to get worse.”
~ Uwe Hook, BatesHook

“There are no facts on the future” (re big data)
~ John Hegarty, BBH London

“The vanilla of global is dangerous.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

“Bad advertising online is shit. Bad advertising on mobile is just offensive.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 16

Cannes Lions, part 1

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Cannes Lions
June 15-21, 2014
Cannes, France

“Storytelling has been mankind’s favorite activity, up there with sex and shopping.”
~ as tweeted by Tham Khai Meng

“If you visualize data, people start to care.”
~ as tweeted by Ogilvy & Mather

“Three steps to riding the zeitgeist: Lead with science, plan for cultural relevance, organise with speed.”
~ as tweeted by Mindshare

“Be willing to get fired for a good idea.”
~ Spike Jonze, Director

Visual Quote:
Tim Webber - Cannes Lions
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“Brands that you experience are brands you buy.”
~ as tweeted by Starcom MediaVest Grou

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”
~ as tweeted by Amy Karr

“The advertising business is a $33 billion industry. Misunderstanding female consumers, from a business perspective, is sheer lunacy.”
~ Kat Gordon, The 3% Conference

“Gender issues are everyone’s issues. Inclusive dialogue drives different decisions and solutions.”
~ as tweeted by SheSays UK

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

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