Agenda

February 1st, 2018

Warner Brothers Studios, Steven J. Ross Theatre

By invitation. Strict security - only invited guests admitted on the lot.

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7:30am

Check-in and Breakfast

8:30am

Show Opening

8:45am

Ready Player One. VR in Film and Real Life
Moderated by Brent Weinstein, United Talent Agency

Tye Sheridan, Lead Actor - Ready Player One
Chris deFaria, Executive Producer - Ready Player One | President of DreamWorks Feature Animation Group

9:30am

The Future of Work is Care, Craft, and the Circular Economy
Anne-Marie Slaughter, New America

9:50am

Convoz
Chamillionaire, Founder & CEO

10:05am

Fireside Chat with Steve Case
Interviewed by Jon Steinberg, Cheddar

10:30am

Fireside Chat with Claire Hughes Johnson, COO of Stripe
Interviewed by Ina Fried, Axios

10:55am

Fireside Chat with Jim Gianopulos, Chairman & CEO of Paramount Pictures
Interviewed by Jason Hirschhorn, REDEF

11:20am

Social Video Megastars Driving Gen Z
Moderated by Chris Jacquemin, WME

Hannah Stocking, Actress & Creator
John Shahidi, Shots Studios
King Bach, Actor & Creator
Rudy Mancuso, Musician, Actor & Creator

11:50am

Fireside Chat with Dan Rather
Interviewed by Mark Suster, Upfront Ventures

12:20pm

Breakouts

1:20pm

Lunch and Networking

2:20pm

Fireside Chat with Kerry Washington
Interviewed by Kara Nortman, Upfront Ventures

2:55pm

Fireside Chat with Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn
Interviewed by Jeff Berman, Greylock Partners

3:20pm

thredUP
James Reinhart, Co-founder & CEO

3:35pm

Fireside Chat with Dan Gilbert, Founder & Chairman of Quicken Loans and Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Interviewed by Jonathon Triest, Ludlow Ventures

4:05pm

Fireside Chat with David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products at Facebook
Interviewed by Julia Boorstin, CNBC

4:30pm

GOAT
Daishin Sugano, Co-founder & CPO

4:45pm

How Iconic Art Inspires Social & Political Change, with Shepard Fairey
Moderated by Yves Sisteron, Upfront Ventures

Shepard Fairey, Artist
Heather Podesta, Invariant

5:10pm

Fireside Chat with David Frum, Author and Senior Editor at The Atlantic
Interviewed by Heather Podesta, Invariant

5:40pm

Fireside Chat with Tim Geithner
Interviewed by Dan Primack, Axios

6:05pm

The Bull Case for Bitcoin
Moderated by Stuart Lander, Upfront Ventures

3 of the Top 10 Bitcoin Owners (names kept confidential for security)

6:30pm

Special Music Act, Closing

6:40pm

#LongLA Party
Featuring DJ Premier and the Badder Band


How To Get To Upfront Summit at Warner Brothers Studios

Summit opens at 7:30am. Please plan ahead and arrive early and bring your government ID. Due to strict WB security, registration and check-in will take at least 20 minutes.

Arriving by Uber or Lyft:

Direct your driver to enter Warner Bros. Studios at Gate 9 - 6564 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - and then proceed to drop off at Gate 8.

Driving Yourself:

If you are driving yourself enter Warner Bros. Studios at Gate 8 - 6564 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 - and proceed to parking.

After parking or drop-off, proceed to the security check at the visitor center in the Parking Structure. There will be an Upfront representative at security in case you have any issues. Please have your government ID ready. 

Once you have checked in at the visitor center, please cross the street at Forest Lawn Drive and proceed to enter Gate 7. You will then be shuttled to the Summit.

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