Conference Schedule

9:00 am - Registration

9:30 am - Opening Remarks 

Michael Fitts, Tulane University President

9:40 am - Keynote Speaker

Greg Giangrande, Global Media Executive

"The Effusively Positive, You Can Do This, There Is Nothing To Worry About Career Jam Keynote From The Expert!"

10:30 am - Cross-Industry Panels Round 1

Senior Executives

Leslie Cohen - VP Film Programming, HBO
Rob Friedsam - Partner, PJT Partners
David Meltzer - CEO & CoFounder, Sports1 Marketing
Nancy Newman - 
SVP, Human Resources, MTV, VH1, CMT & Logo, Viacom
Randy Broz - Partner, 
Angerolzer Broz Consulting
Jose Cil - CEO, Restaurant Brands International
Steve Elliott - VP Original Content Development, Comedy Central

Rising Stars

Juan Carlos Monterrey - Climate Change Specialist, Obama Foundation Scholar at the University of Chicago
Katie Lentz - Administrator Baseball Assistance Team, Major League Baseball
Audrey Preston - Equity Research Analyst, Credit Suisse
Michael Hochberg - Energy Markets, Strategy & Investments, PA Consulting
Isabella Jaye - Digital Media Manager, SpeakEasy Political
Callista Michael-Rill - Project Manager, Innovation, Nike

Future Executives

Paul Breslow - Innovation Director, EDF Innovation Lab
Karla Timmons - Marketing Insights Manager, Airbnb
Tobias Smith - Partner, Clark Hill PLC
Greg Brunswick - Senior Director, Operations and Creative Affairs, Warner Music/Ghostlight Records

11:30 am - Cross-Industry Panels Round 2

Senior Executives

Rising Stars

Future Executives

12:30 pm - Lunch 

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1:30 pm - Focused Career Conversations 

Students will have the opportunity to network with and meet 1:1 with all of the conference panelists as well as local industry representatives and employers

3:00 pm - Breakout Sessions Round 1

Students will have the choice to attend one of the below industry-specific and/or topical breakout sessions (panelists for each section listed on Featured Speakers page)

The Importance and Incorporation of Diversity & Inclusion
Film & Television
Advanced Finance
Fundamentals of Finance
Healthcare
Government & Politics
Human Resources
Information Technology
Real Estate
Sports
Music

4:00 pm - Breakout Sessions Round 2

Students will have the choice to attend one of the below industry-specific and/or topical breakout sessions (panelists for each section listed on Featured Speakers page)

Careers in STEM
Careers in the Crescent City
Changemakers (NonProfits, NGOs)
Consulting

Law

Marketing & Communications

Women in Business
Startup/Venture/Entrepreneurship