8:30 – 9:30 AM –  Morning Coffee & Early Birds’ Networking

9:30 – 10:30 AM – Conference Kick-Off

Mrs. Tania Coen-Uzzielli – Director of Tel Aviv Museum of Art 

TechnoArt Presentation

10:30 AM //Creation Redefined

Francois Pachet; scientist, composer, and director of the Spotify Creator Technology Research Lab, discusses the future of music as AI and data science redefine creativity. 

11:15 AM //Artificial Intelligence – Driving richer experiences

Artificial Intelligence has redefined the M&E industry through personalization, targeted advertising, and content production. Anyone with abundant media assets can easily churn out more revenue or cut costs, while simplifying operations.

Advance frameworks that simulate perception and emotion drive predictive algorithms that shape everything: from deciding which content to produce, how to best market it, all through how to drive engagement and royalties.

Voice and facial recognition application integrated in advanced robotics are also transforming the way we interact in the virtual world, creating a richer experience tailored to our needs and enhancing our digital journey.

This panel will address the new ways A.I. can drive the industry forward, from data analysis, content synthesis and novel applications. We’ll discuss how the future of M&E might look like as technology is working to simulate “real life,” while touching on some of the regulatory and even moral dilemmas we are forced to address.

Moderator: Tristan Jehan – Head of research and innovation at Spotify

12:15 PM// Communicating With The AR Generation 

By Assaf SagyCommercial Lead at Snapchat

1 PM// Lunch

Starting 1:30 PM\\Up-close and Personal

Round table discussions over lunch with representatives from the top media and entertainment companies in the world. Looking to find new investment opportunities and form collaborations.  >>>> Click here to Register

2 PM \\ Rewriting the Script For Entertainment Investment

The industry is heavily investing in content producing startups. Latest M&A trends suggest that creativity, talent, and engaging content have become strong drivers in the VC community.

Moreover, more and more investors are now focused on talents first and foremost, starting with the funds that make direct investments in people.

This panel will address recent exits in the industry, the core technology behind content platforms, and the determining factor in a startup’s ability to raise and its execution strategy in an evolving space.

2:45 PM\\The Future of LIVE Entertainment 

Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation at the Shubert Organization, Kyle Wright,  will discuss innovation’s role on Broadway – a significant piece of the $60 Billion live entertainment industry.  He will share the story of fostering innovation in an industry focused on preserving a legacy and forming its future at the same time.

3:30 PM\\ M&E Most Innovative Startups,  Competition Powered by Merage

Curating the most innovative Tech Startups in the Media space, TechnoArt will present the ones that have the highest potential for growth in 2019.

Coming out of Israel, these pre-selected ventures will have the opportunity to pitch their product to the top media companies and investors in the world looking to get the endorsement of at least 3 Board members for the chance to win a trip to NYC and LA, meetings with the top executives in the M&E space and more.

5 PM\\Peace Through Media and Innovation

In addition to informing people, media can shape and spread values, defuse tensions, and counter hate-speech. By investigating pressing issues, exposing malfeasance, and distributing an array of opinions, media can help people question established ideas and reflect on pressing issues.

However, the way  information is distributed can also cause conflicts to escalate or be manipulated by those in power. Join us as we discuss how journalism and mass media impact societies.

Moderator: Dan Perry – Former editor of Associated Press in Europe, Africa and Middle East 

6 PM\\ Exclusive Pre-Screening of Soul Doctor The Movie

This World Premier Screening of SOUL DOCTOR the movie will be hosted by the Broadway Playwright and Director Daniel Wise, Ronen Nagal, the Sound designer (2019 Academy Award winning film “Skin”) the film’s editor Or Benzirhen and special guest Dari Carlebach, daughter of the late composer, who’s passed away 25 years ago this week.

After hundreds of sold-out performances on Broadway and throughout the world SOUL DOCTOR THE MOVIE was filmed LIVE at the “Israel at 70 Festival”, June 7, 2018, and stars TONY AWARD nominated Josh Young, as SHLOMO, and Nya as NINA SIMONE.

The joyous Broadway musical Soul Doctor is an exhilarating musical journey through the triumphs and challenges of the Rock-Star-Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with the legendary Nina Simone.

With a rocking DRAMA DESK AWARD nominated score of Shlomo’s timeless hits, critics are raving about this heart-warming family musical that has audiences dancing in the aisles.