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Thursday, March 19 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Future of Event Tech

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The festival space has hit a tipping point. Mobile ticketing, social media promotion, and live web streaming has become more prevalent. The Internet and wireless networks needed to support these event technologies can be cost prohibitive and complicated to integrate. This session's panelists will present the results of The Connected Festival Report™, including case studies and insights from stakeholders, from festival organizers and promoters, to WLAN vendors and event tech companies servicing the festival industry, how to overcome current technical challenges to meet the growing fan expectation for on-site Wi-Fi while opening up new opportunities for revenue.

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Joe Costanzo

Co-Founder & CTO, SignalShare
Joe Costanzo is co-founder and CTO of SignalShare, the leading provider of mobile engagement solutions for mass audiences. He is a technology leader and visionary with deep expertise in business intelligence and analytics, which he has brought to bare in helping venues and event organizers... Read More →
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Serge Grimaux

CEO, Intellitix
Serge Grimaux is CEO and Founder of Intellitix, a live entertainment innovation company and the leading global provider of RFID solutions for festivals and live events.
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James Lansford

Wireless Standards Architect, Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR)
Dr. Jim Lansford is a Fellow in the Global Standards Group at Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR), responsible for Wi-Fi standards and strategy. He has over 30 years of experience in communications systems, digital signal processing, and strategic business development. He has been Chief... Read More →
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Kim Owens

Editor/Owner, Kaffeine Buzz
Kim Owens is the editor of the culture site, KaffeineBuzz.com. With a background in music journalism, digital marketing and IT networking, her year+ event tech research project, The Connected Festival™ Report, will be discussed and released at SXSW during the "The Future of Event... Read More →
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Betty Tran-Chillino

EVP, Mktg & Media, Insomniac

Thursday March 19, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
ACC Room 10B

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