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Once a concept of science fiction, now a reality, digital singularity comes from the exponential increase in technology, intelligence and capability. As marketers, we embrace options – but the dizzying array of choices and channels can lead us to “paralysis by analysis.” How can we make the most intelligent decisions to move forward? Join #STLDIGSYM as we ask industry experts in creative, technology, content, data & analytics to help navigate the imminent arrival of singularity.
#STLDIGSYM is presented by AdClubSTL and HLK along with organization partners 314 Digital and Social Media Club St. Louis. This year features esteemed speakers and moderators from Apple, Build-a-Bear, Adobe, LaunchCode, Rated-VR, Visual IQ and more. Make sure to stick around for the networking happy hour to follow immediately after the last session concludes.
Doors and registration open in the Ballpark Village / Fox Sports Midwest Live lobby Each attendee receives one drink ticket and complimentary appetizer buffet access. Cash bar, lunch, beer and beverage service available throughout #STLDIGSYM
Symposium start, complimentary appetizer buffet provided by Ad Club STL opens.
Tom Anderson, Regional VP Attribution/Insights - Visual IQ leads the data/analytics session with his presentation on: Attribution - When Data Pushes Proof with moderator Michael Halbrook, Sr. Manager (Adobe Consulting) and panelists: David Kidd, Marketing Director (Steady Rain), Morgan Wallace, Business Solutions Manager (Evolve) , Paul Troia, Assoc. Director, Analytical Operations (Centro)
Brian Sawyer, Sr. Managing Director of Digital - Build a Bear leads the content/social media session with his presentation on: Creating Content To Increase Brand Power - How Digital Engagement Can Push Success with moderator: Ashlyn Brewer - SMCSTL Board President & Strategist at Standing Partnership and panelists: Bronwyn Ritchie - Content Strategist (Timmerman Group), Katie Brandenberg - Manager of Fan Entertainment (STL Cardinals), Melissa Bouma, VP Acquisition & Analytics (Manifest)
Break for beverages, snacks and networking
Mindie Kaplan, CEO - Rated VR leads the “technology” session with her presentation: The Intersection of Technology & Future Scoping – Imagining possibilities and turning them into realities with moderator: Mark Bauer, Executive Director (Launchcode) and panelists: Elaine Queathem, CEO (Savvy Coders), Jeff Stein, CEO (eTab), Peter Dycus, Director of Development (HLK)
Tomiwa Alabi, Sr Human Interface Designer - Apple leads the “creative” themed session with his presentation on: Convergence with Divergence – Shaping ideas from diverse thinking with moderator: Crystal Merritt - VP, Director of Account Planning, (Rodgers-Townsend) and panelists: Ed Morrissey - CCO (Integrity), Mike Spakowski CD/Partner (Atomic Dust), Mike McCormick CCO (R/T), Stephanie Lynch, Dir. Brand Market Strategy (Build-A-Bear)