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TribeCon 2012 featuring Thomas Dolby
Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
New Orleans, United States
TribeCon is back for a fourth year with a brand new format, and world-class speaker & featured Voodoo Music + Arts Experience artist Thomas Dolby.
Join us for TribeCon 2012 on October 25th at 2:00PM for a networking and information session highlighting the intersection of innovation, technology and entertainment occurring within the Digital Media sector of Greater New Orleans.
TRIBECON 2012 PROGRAM AGENDA
- Opening Remarks, City Park CEO, Bob Becker
- The ‘New’ New Orleans: Digital on the Third Coast, GNO, Inc. CEO, Michael Hecht
- The Tech Trinity: Identity, Talent & Ambition, Launch Pad, Chris Schultz
- KEYNOTE: Founder and CEO of Beatnik, Inc., Thomas Dolby
- Post-event networking & reception. Free Beer and Jambalaya provided by Jambalaya Girl.
About Thomas Dolby
Thomas Dolby has come a long way from his days as one of MTV's early stars. Nominated for five Grammy's and best known for his song "She Blinded Me with Science," he moved away from the traditional music industry in the 1990s, to become a successful internet music pioneer and mogul.
The founder and CEO of Beatnik, Inc., Thomas Dolby co-created the polyphonic ringtone technology that powers over one billion mobile phones made by Nokia, Sony, Motorola, and Samsung. He is also the founder of Retro Ringtones LLC, which pioneered the use of "real" music recordings as ringtones, completing licensing agreements with all the major record labels. In all likelihood, the ringtone you use is powered by Dolby's vision.
An effective bridge between old technology and the new guard, and a champion of the digital revolution, technology speaker Thomas Dolby is on the board of Music Buddha and Net4Music, and an advisor to the RIAA and ASCAP, as well as the music director for TED.
The session will take place outdoors, in the Peristyle exhibition area, on the grounds of the New Orleans City Park. Please dress for weather appropriately.
TribeCon 2012 Partners:
TribeCon 2012 is produced by Rehage Entertainment and Greater New Orleans, Inc. in conjunction with Launch Pad. It is an invitation-only interactive part of the Voodoo Experience held in New Orleans City Park. Combine this tech/social-media session with Voodoo Experience and Halloween weekend in New Orleans for the makings of an unforgettable experience!
Rehage Entertainment Rehage Entertainment, Inc (RE:) creates and executes LIVE-based entertainment properties and media. Founded in 1992, RE: combines the magic of live events with emerging technologies and urban science to create interactive entertainment experiences. From concept development to execution, RE: makes an art form of public assembly.
Greater New Orleans, Inc. is a regional economic development alliance serving the 10-parish region of Southeast Louisiana, pursuing a two-pronged strategy of business development and product development to create wealth and jobs in the Greater New Orleans area.
Launch Pad empowers entreprenuers, creatives & technologists through workspace, mentorship & event programming to develop the next generation of world changers. Launch Pad produces signature conference events like TribeCon & Launch Fest in New Orleans to foster success in our communities by connecting talent to world-class resources.
When & Where
The Community Conference. The official interactive conference of Voodoo Experience.