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July 17 - Day 1
Time Event
6:00am Morning Yoga
7:30am Morning Yoga
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Welcome
9:15am Morning Keynote featuring Anna Maria Chavez, Soledad O'Brien and Samantha Skey
10:45am Speed Dating, BlogHer Style
Hatch Labs
11:30am Session #1
Online Life and Culture: Where Does Personal Storytelling Fit In Today’s Social Mediasphere?
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling about Special Needs Parenting and Disability
Social Media Bootcamp: Social Media Optimization: Which Tools Rule for You?
The Creative Life: Focus & Organization: Tips and Tactics to Focus on Your Content and Get More of It Done
The Visual Web: Mobile Photo Editing
You As A Brand: Personal Brand for Creatives
Geek Bar
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Branded Content Longform
Next Generation: Breaking Stereotypes and Building Self-Esteem brought to you by Dove
12:30pm 10x10 Presentation, Lunch and Keynote featuring Gwyneth Paltrow, and performance by Daria Musk
2:00pm Session #2
Online Life & Culture: What #gamergate Means for You
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling from the LGBTQ POV: It's More than Marriage Equality
Social Media Bootcamp | Lightning Lessons in the Latest: LinkedIn, Google+ Hangouts On Air, and Twitter
The Creative Life: Blog to Book, Your Content, Your Proposal, Your Platform
The Visual Web: Be a Better Instagrammer
You As a Brand: Breaking Free to Build a More Authentic, Meaningful Personal Brand
Business Intensive
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Branded Content for Social Media
Next Generation: Raising Great Digital Citizens: Media Literacy and Online Boundaries
Hatch Labs
3:15pm Expo Break, brought to you by Coca-Cola Life
4:30pm Voices of the Year Community Keynote, and the 10x10 Project
6:00pm Voices of the Year Reception, including the Open Mic Salon and Killer Karaoke
7:00pm Screening of Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
7:30pm Screening of "Grandfathered" on Fox
July 18 - Day 2
Time Event
7:30am Morning Yoga
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am 10x10 Project, and Morning Keynote featuring The Pitch
10:30am Session #3
Online Life & Culture: When You’re “Too Much” for Your Audience, Be It Your Profanity, Politics, or…
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To Know Me: Storytelling About Living with Mental Health Issues
Social Media Bootcamp: Lightning Lessons on the Latest: Snapchat/Periscope/Meerkat; Tumblr
The Creative Life: Crafting a Commercial, *Publishable* Memoir
The Visual Web: Video Content Development and Storyboarding
You As A Brand: Brands on Bloggers
Next Generation: Gaming: It’s a Good Thing
Geek Bar
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Viewability and Other Changing Industry Standards
12:00pm 10x10 Project, Lunch and Keynote featuring Christy Turlington Burns, Shireen Mitchell, Brianna Wu and Joanna Stern
2:00pm Session #4
Next Generation: Understanding FOMO, Like-Anxiety, and the Like-Cycle
Online Life & Culture: Find Your Medici: Building Patronage to Support Your Creative Life
Storytelling Builds Bridges: I Want You To #KnowMe: #YouOKSis, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen and More. Storytelling from Behind the Hashtags
Social Media Bootcamp: Lightning Lessons on the Latest: Facebook and Pinterest
The Creative Life: "Kill All Your Darlings" (Editors and Editing)
The Visual Web: VIDEO: How-To, from Tech, to Promotion, to Leveraging Your Assets
Business Intensive
Writing Lab
Your Business Momentum: Partnerships: Identifying Promising Collaborators, Building Relationships, and The Art of Assessing Your ROI from Various Value Positions
3:30pm Expo Break
4:30pm Closing Keynote with award-winning director of Selma, Ava DuVernay and Melissa Silverstein, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood
6:30pm #BlogHer15 Closing Party, Brought to You by McDonalds

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Locations and Directions

Hilton Midtown

Average Cost:
$239 / day
Amenities:
Free breakfast, Internet, Parking, Pets allowed, Pool, Restaurant
Address

Hilton Midtown

1335 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10019,  United States

(212) 586-7000

From La Guardia

Grand Central Parkway to Brooklyn Queens Expressway South to Long Island Expressway West. Follow signs for Queens Midtown Tunnel to 34th Street . Take 34th Street West to Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue). Make a right and go to 53rd st.

From JFK

Van Wyck Expressway North To Long Island Expressway (LIE) West and watch for signs to Queens Midtown Tunnel to 34th street . Go west accross 34th street to Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue). Make a right and go up the Avenue to 53rd st.

Contact

For Sponsorship

If you are interested in becoming our sponsor, please contact us at sponsorships@sheknows.com

General Inquiry

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact us at conferences@sheknows.com

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