2017 PCD Student Day Schedule

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is a one-of-a-kind production community that supports innovative creativity within the live event industry. With resources ranging from design, engineering and manufacturing through rehearsals, and beyond, these creatives work with some of the biggest names in the world of entertainment.

Mike Gadsby, Keynote Speaker
Mike Gadsby is co-founder and Chief Experience Officer at O3. He oversees UX, design and strategy at the company, and brings more than 15 years of experience advising everyone from startups to Fortune 500 brands. In addition to his client work, Mike directs O3’s Labs initiative – a program in which employees experiment with design and emerging technologies. Outside of work, Gadsby shares his business and design knowledge with people as a professor, conference speaker, and mentor. He has designed curriculum and has taught graduate-level UX courses at Philadelphia University and has spoken to industry professionals at numerous events throughout the region. Mike has an inspiring, entrepreneurial spirit and a constant thirst for helping businesses and organizations thrive through design and technology.

Friday, March 31
8:00-8:30 amRegistration with morning snack
8:30am - 9:15amWelcome and Introductory Panel Panelists: Mike Gadsby (Technology & Design) - CEO, O3 World
Rock Lititz (Event Production)
Nicole Alleyne (Portfolio)
Anne Alsedek (Theater)
9:15 - 9:30 amBreak
9:30 - 10:15 amGroup:Group AGroup B
Breakout Session Part 1The Creative Life: Speed Dating with Creative Professionals
::: Live Event Production with Rock Lititz
::: Film with Robb Bomboy
::: Portfolio Review with Nicole Alleyne
10:15 - 10:30 amBreakBreakBreak
10:30 - 11:00 am Group:Group AGroup B
Breakout Session Part 2Breakout Session Part 1
::: Live Event Production with Rock Lititz::: Theater with Anne Alsedek
::: Film with Robb Bomboy::: Music Production with HSO
::: Portfolio Review with Nicole Alleyne::: Animation with Philly U
11:00 - 11:15 amBreakBreakBreak
11:15 am - 12:00 pmGroup:Group AGroup B
The Creative Life: Speed Dating with Creative ProfessionalsBreakout Session Part 2
::: Theater with Anne Alsedek
::: Live Event Production with Rock Lititz
::: Animation with Philly U
12:00 - 12:30 pmLunch (included)
12:30-1:30pmFinal Presentation and ClosingFuture Tech: Blending Art and Business with Mike Gadsby