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2013 Calendar Events

  • USC E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference 2013 – February 22, USC Campus -- The Evolution of Entertainment Conference (E2) is a can't miss event for all who are interested in or currently working in the field of entertainment or new media. E2 is focused on the evolving changes that have made a tremendous impact on the business of entertainment. This event is an excellent educational and networking opportunity that will help industry newcomers and veterans alike understand the latest changes in the industry – as described by the decision makers themselves! For more information, see

  • Transforming Business: Emerging Technology & the Enterprise – March 21, USC Campus -- "Transforming Business" is based on the book of the same name (see: and is going to cover key megatrends that are transforming corporations – including mobility (and bring-your-own-device, which IT is wrestling with), cloud, big data & analytics, and enterprise social networking, collaboration, and knowledge management. Featuring Jerry Power, Vice President at Alcatel-Lucent, and co-author of "Transforming Business", and Russ Kaurloto, USC's Associate CIO. More at

  • USC CTM Spring 2013 Board Meeting & Research Sessions, April 9, Omni Hotel, Los Angeles

  • "Future of Media": CTM Spring 2013 Executive Roundtable – April 10, USC Campus – The Future of Media will convene 100 industry leaders to share insights and to engage about the FUTURE OF MEDIA, at USC's Town and Gown ballroom, on April 10th. The "FUTURE OF MEDIA" forum will include speakers and panels such as:
    • Rio Caraeff, the dynamic and innovative CEO of VEVO, the number one YouTube music channel backed by top record companies, has re-invented the ad model for the music business.
    • Rob Chandhok, head of innovation and of Qualcomm Internet Services, who'll share his thoughts on Qualcomm's extraordinary present and future work in mobility and other areas.
    • Eric Berger of Sony, Shawn Strickland of Verizon/Redbox, and Tom Fuelling of Hulu, all industry leaders in the Over the Top (OTT) arena, will debate how media will evolve in future.
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  • Spring 2013 Advanced Management Program – April 29-May 3, USC Campus – AMP is CTM's signature educational program. The course is attended by roughly 25 industry executives and led by Steve Shepard, our Resident Director of Education. More information at:

  • Connected Future Forum – April 29, USC Campus – CTM is hosting a "Connected Future Forum" roundtable discussion on Infrastructure, Mobility and Los Angeles. The invitation-only forum will feature academics, industry leaders and policy makers in the technology, communications, and media sectors. Areas of focus will include the intersection between our "digital future," its infrastructure and the challenges in creating policies for a 21st century communications network.