Light City Baltimore is right around the corner! Don’t miss out on the first large-scale, international light festival in the United States, homegrown right here in Baltimore. Light City will provide a backdrop for the celebration of ideas, ingenuity and creativity through art, music and innovation. Here’s where you’ll be able to find Betamore throughout the week:
Tuesday, March 29 from 5PM-7PM: The Viral Video Marketing workshop, will take at the Betamore campus. Featured speakers include: Allison Lane, Principal at Tree Swing Communications; Gus Sentementes, Audience Engagement Manager at John’s Hopkins University; and Dave Larson, Director/Co-Owner of Early Light Media. This workshop will focus on how to develop valuable video content that stands out, and will also contain a segment where you can participate in a video project on site, so bring your phone!
Thursday, March 31 from 5PM-7PM: The Future is Past: Towards a Media of Ourselves will also take place at Betamore’s campus. In this talk and visual exploration of data as narrative media, Yet Analytics CEO Shelly Blake-Plock will provide a brief history of “what we’re talking about when we talk about data” followed by the futurecasting of a scenario in which the public versioning of our personal experiences and the creation of media forms comprised primarily of data captured within our own memories becomes the dominant means of communication, entertainment, and innovation in war and peace.
Jen Meyer, Betamore CEO, will be speaking at the Sustainability Innovation Conference on Wednesday, March 30 at 1:15PM-1:50PM during the session Perspectives on Green Investing + the Startup Community in Baltimore. Jen will be speaking again, along with Betamore Co-Founder, Greg Cangialosi, at the Creative Innovation Conference on Saturday, April 2 at 2:05PM-2:35PM during the session Incubator as Influencer: The Role + Responsibility of Incubators as Leaders in the Creative Sector.
Be sure to keep an eye out for Betamore’s Advisory Board members throughout the week’s events as well!
John Cammack, Managing Partner at Cammack Associates, will be moderating the Millennials Remaking the Urban Landscape session at the Social Innovation Conference on Monday, March 28 from 2PM-2:50PM.
Jan Baum, Executive Director at 3D Maryland, will be presenting the The 3 C’s of 3D: Creativity, Collaboration, Connectivity: Facilitating Rapid Technology Ecosystems Across Sectors at the Creative Innovation Conference on Friday, April 1 from 1:15PM-2:35PM.
Kelly Kennan Trumpbour, Founder at See Jane Invest, will be participating at the Sustainability Innovation Conference on Thursday, March 31 from 11:10AM-11:45AM for the Investing in the Next Wave of Health + Sustainability as well as the Light the Future Startup Pitch Competition from 1:30PM-3:15PM. Kelly will also speak at the Youth + Diversity in Entrepreneurship session during the Creative Innovation Conference on Saturday, April 2 from 2:35PM-3:20PM.
Rodney Foxworth, CEO + Founder at Invested Impact, will be speaking at the Collaboration + Unexpected Outcomes session during the Social Innovation Conference on Monday, March 28 from 11:25AM-12PM. He will also be participating in the Investing in the Next Wave of Health + Sustainability with Kelly on Thursday, March 31.
Want to learn more about Light City? View the full event schedule here!