Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Miami 2012)


PRE-EVENT: January 23, 2012     DAY ONE: January 24, 2012     DAY TWO: January 25, 2012

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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Monday - January 23, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY (9 AM - 12 Noon)

‡ SPECIAL CONFERENCE FOR THE MATCHMAKING INDUSTRY (9 AM - 12 Noon)

 
9:00 AM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Introduction to the Online Dating Business



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: B Wing - Room B210

9:00 AM
[SPECIAL MATCHMAKER PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Business Models for Matchmaking (VIDEO LINK)



Speaker:
Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach

Speaker:
Paul Falzone
(CEO)
eLove

Speaker:
Renee Piane
(CEO)
Rapid Networking and Rapid Dating
Location: B Wing - Room B212

‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY

‡ SPECIAL CONFERENCE FOR THE MATCHMAKING INDUSTRY (2 PM - 5 PM)

 
2:00 PM
[SPECIAL ADVANCED ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE CEO SESSION] (3 Hours)
Niche Dating Strategies and Tactics [VIEW VIDEO]

‡‡ Note: This is not included with the full conference package and must be purchased separately



Speaker:
Michael McQuown
(CEO)
Thunder Road
Location: B Wing - Room B210

2:00 PM
[SPECIAL MATCHMAKER PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Business Models for Matchmaking (Continued)



Speaker:
Chance Barnett
(Author)
Catch Him & Keep Him

Speaker:
Michelle Jacoby
(CEO)
DC Matchmaking

Speaker:
Laurie Berzack
(CEO)
Chai Expectations

Speaker:
Dr. Lydia Belton
(CEO)
DrTranquility.com

Speaker:
David Wygant
(CEO / Dating Coach)
David Wygant

Speaker:
Marni Battista
(CEO)
DatingWithDignity.com
Location: B Wing - Room B212

‡ PRE-EVENT BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING
(CLOSED DOOR SESSION)

 
5:45 PM
‡ Details and VIDEO Here (Pre-Registration Required)


5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Buyers and Sellers Gathering
A Special Session for Serious Buyers and Sellers of Online Dating and Social Networking Websites

Location: B Wing - Room B210

 
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PRE-EVENT COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)

 
8:00 - to - 11:00 PM

PRE-EVENT COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)
Cocktail Reception
Clevelander Hotel *ROOFTOP*

Location: Clevelander South Beach ROOFTOP
1020 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 532-4006


- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration
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AGENDA: DAY ONE
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Tuesday - January 24, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
HONORARY SPEAKER

 
8:55 AM
Keynote Address: Then and Now: The Online Dating Industry & How it All Began



Speaker:
Gary Kremen
(Entrepreneur)
Founder of Match.com
Location: B Wing - Room B215

 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
STATE OF THE DATING INDUSTRY

 
10:45 AM
2011 Year in Review: The Online Personals Industry



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: B Wing - Room B215

PLATINUM SPONSOR DEMO SESSION

 
11:30 AM
Platinum Sponsor Demo


Cupid PLC (Easydate)
Location: B Wing - Room B215

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Miami Beach Botanical Gardens - 2000 Convention Center Drive (Across the Street)
 
IDEA SESSION

DECEPTION DATING TRACK

PAYMENTS TRACK

MATCHMAKING & DATE COACHING TRACK

 
1:30 PM
THE 5th ANNUAL IDEA SESSION: Revenue Generation Models for the Online dating Industry [VIDEO LINK]



Speaker:
Max McGuire
(CEO)
Red Hot Pie

Speaker:
Lorenz Bogaert
(CEO)
Netlog

Speaker:
Brian Bowman
(CEO)
The Complete Me
Location: B Wing - Room B215

1:30 PM
Roundtable: Detection of Deceptive Dating Users, Images & Communication


Speaker:
Peter McGreevy
(Attorney At Law)
McGreevy & Henle, LLP

Speaker:
Siamak Ayani
(CEO)
OculusAI

Speaker:
Professor Jim Chapman
(Director of Research)
CouplesTrust.com

Speaker:
Dennis Wetzig
(CEO)
Pixray
Location: B Wing - Room B214

1:30 PM
Increasing Conversions, Reducing Churn with Alternate Payments and Credit Card Best Practices


Speaker:
Ryan Ivers
(Senior Sales Manager, North America)
Skrill (Formerly Moneybookers)

Speaker:
Paul Larsen
(CEO)
Paul Larsen Consulting

Speaker:
Kolja Reiss
(Managing Director)
Mopay
Location: B Wing - Room B213

1:30 PM
YouTube Promotional methods for Date Coaches and Matchmakers


Speaker:
Vanae Tran
(CEO)
Vanae.com

Speaker:

2:15 PM
TOPIC: Energetic Compatibility Matching
Larry Michel

(CEO)
Match Matrix
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
& Rapid Networking Session (with Renee Piane)
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
SOCIAL AND MOBILE FOR DATING

PAYMENTS TRACK

MATCHMAKING & DATE COACHING TRACK

 
3:30 PM
[SOCIAL / MOBILE AND ONLINE DATING]
Google Resources and Strategies Specifically for Dating Sites


Speaker:
Tom Simon
(Head of Industry, Online Dating)
Google

Speaker:
Dave Miller
(Industry Manager)
Google
Location: B Wing - Room B215

3:30 PM
Panel: All Things Payments Q&A for Dating


Speaker:
Paul Larsen
(CEO)
Paul Larsen Consulting

Speaker:
Kolja Reiss
(Managing Director)
Mopay

Speaker:
Ryan Ivers
(Senior Sales Manager, North America)
Skrill (Formerly Moneybookers)
Location: B Wing - Room B213

3:30 PM
The Changing Landscape of Matchmaking


Speaker:
Julie Ferman
(Founder / Personal Matchmaker)
Cupid's Coach
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
4:00 PM
[SOCIAL / MOBILE AND ONLINE DATING]
Google Resources and Strategies Specifically for Dating Sites


Speaker:
Charisma Levonleigh
(Advertising Manager)
Google

Speaker:
Caroline Kulczuga
(Marketing Specialist)
Google
Location: B Wing - Room B215

4:00 PM
Payments Panel for Dating (Continued)


Speaker:
Payments Panel
Location: B Wing - Room B213

4:00 PM
Biennial Status Report of The Dating Services Market: Online & Off-line Services


Speaker:
John LaRosa
(President)
Marketdata Enterprises
Location: B Wing - Room B212

SEARCH ENGINE OPTOMIZATION FOR DATING

PAYMENTS TRACK

MATCHMAKING & DATE COACHING TRACK

 
4:30 PM
[SEARCH AND ONLINE DATING]
Bing / Yahoo Resources and Strategies Specifically for Dating Sites


Speaker:
Jason Dailey
(Director of Bing Evangelism)
Bing / Microsoft Advertising

Speaker:
Duane Forrester
(Senior Product Manager)
Bing / Microsoft Advertising
Location: B Wing - Room B215

4:30 PM
Payments Panel for Dating (Continued)


Speaker:
Payments Panel
Location: B Wing - Room B213

4:30 PM
Date Coaching & Matching for people over 50


Speaker:
Peggy Van Woody
(CEO)
2 Fly 2 B 50
Location: B Wing - Room B212

3RD ANNUAL iDATE AWARDS CEREMONY
(Formal Dress Event is Optional)

 
7:15 PM

The 3rd ANNUAL iDATE & OPW INDUSTRY iDATE AWARDS (Pre-Registration Required)
7:15 PM to 9:30 PM

Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


EVENING PARTY
(Free for all Delegates)
Sponsored by Dating Hype

 
10:00 - to - 11:59 PM

DATING HYPE EVENING PARTY
Cocktail Reception.
W Hotel South Beach'

Location: W Hotel South Beach
2201 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 938 3000


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AGENDA: DAY TWO
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Wednesday - January 25, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
DATING BUSINESS: EQUITY AND VALUE

MARKETING TRACK

NICHE MARKETS

MATCHMAKING & DATING COACHING TRACK

 
9:00 AM
Equity: How A Dating Business is sold for $50 Million


Speaker:
Sam Yagan
(CEO)
OKCupid.com
Location: B Wing - Room B215

9:00 AM
Social Media Marketing: Transferring Word of Mouth Marketing Success to the Online Dating Space


Speaker:
Sherri Langburt
(CEO)
SingleEdition
Location: B Wing - Room B214

9:00 AM
The Social Dating Landscape


Speaker:
Geoff Cook
(COO)
QuePasa
Location: B Wing - Room B213

9:00 AM
Online Dating Tips for Men


Speaker:
Adam Gilad
(CEO)
Gilad Creative Media
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
THE ERIC HOLZLE MEMORIAL SESSION: DATING ALGORITHM TRACK

MARKETING TRACK

NICHE MARKETS

MATCHMAKING & DATING COACHING TRACK

 
10:30 AM
[PANEL] Dating Algorithms


Speaker:
Dr. Pepper Schwartz
(Professor, Department of Sociology)
University of Washington

Speaker:
Gavin Potter
(CTO)
IntroAnalytics

Speaker:
Sam Yagan
(CEO)
OKCupid.com

Speaker:
Dr. Eli Finkel
(Professor of Social Psychology)
Northwestern University

Speaker:
Larry Michel
(CEO)
MatchMatrix
Location: B Wing - Room B215

10:30 AM
SEO: Google Panda Survival Tips


Speaker:
Todd Malicoat
(CEO)
Stuntdubl
Location: B Wing - Room B214

10:30 AM
Going Beyond the Subscription Model - Business Strategies, Models & Products


Speaker:
Martin Bysh
(CEO)
Make Friends Online, Smooch
Location: B Wing - Room B213

10:30 AM
Coaching for Elite Singles


Speaker:
Hadley Finch
(CEO)
Tribe of Singles
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
11:00 AM
[PANEL] Dating Algorithms (Continued)


Speaker:
Dating Algorithms
Location: B Wing - Room B215

11:00 AM
North American and International Dating Sites: White Hat SEO Tips


Speaker:
Jean-Pierre Khoueiri
(Director)
Constant Click
Location: B Wing - Room B214

11:00 AM
Trends in High-end Internet Dating


Speaker:
Philipp Triebel
(CEO)
ExistVenture (IvyDate.com)
Location: B Wing - Room B213

11:00 AM
Customer Retention Strategies and Profit: Understanding Women's Online Dating Experience


Speaker:
Evan Marc Katz
(CEO)
EvanMarcKatz.com
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
11:30 AM
[PANEL] Dating Algorithms (Continued)


Speaker:
Dating Algorithms
Location: B Wing - Room B215

11:30 AM
Maximizing the Lifetime Value of a Customer


Speaker:
Sean Kelley
(Vice President, Business Development)
The Astrologer
Location: B Wing - Room B214

11:30 AM
The Gay Dating Market in Latin and South America


Speaker:
Adam Segel
(CEO)
Manhunt / Online-Buddies.com
Location: B Wing - Room B213

11:30 AM
Customer Retention Strategies and Profit: Understanding Women's Online Dating Experience (Continued)


Speaker:
Evan Marc Katz
(CEO)
EvanMarcKatz.com
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Miami Beach Botanical Gardens - 2000 Convention Center Drive (Across the Street)
 
WORLDWIDE DATING MARKETS

DATING SOFTWARE TRACK

NEW TECHNOLOGIES TRACK

MATCHMAKING & DATING COACHING TRACK

 
1:30 PM
The European Dating Market


Speaker:
Peter Schmid
(CEO)
Parship
Location: B Wing - Room B215

1:30 PM
Dating Software: New Developments in Social Dating


Speaker:
Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory
Location: B Wing - Room B214

1:30 PM
Mobile Dating Strategies


Speaker:
Alex Harrington
(CEO)
MeetMoi
Location: B Wing - Room B213

1:30 PM
Date Coaching via Webinars


Speaker:
Michelle Talbert
(Co-Author)
Don't Do What We Did

Speaker:
Ricardo Kingsbury
(Co-Author)
Don't Do What We Did
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
2:00 PM
South American Dating Market


Speaker:
Sebastian Hofman Laursen
(Gerente General)
Dating Chile
Location: B Wing - Room B215

2:00 PM
Dating Software: New Developments in Social Dating


Speaker:
Tai Lopez
(CEO)
Dating Hype
Location: B Wing - Room B214

2:00 PM
Physical Attraction in Online Dating: Science & Technology Trends in Online Dating


Speaker:
Linda van Liempt
(CEO)
Soul2Match
Location: B Wing - Room B213

2:00 PM
Niche Matchmaking Business Strategies: The Greek Market


Speaker:
Maria Avgtidis
(CEO)
Agape Match
Location: B Wing - Room B212

 
2:30 PM
The Australian Dating Market


Speaker:
Max McGuire
(CEO)
Red Hot Pie
Location: B Wing - Room B215

2:30 PM
MOBILE DATING: Building Mobile Dating Applications



Speaker:
Dmitry Gritsenko
(CEO)
Master of Code
Location: B Wing - Room B214

2:30 PM
Internet Dating Executive Alliance Members Meeting (Open to All)


Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Publisher)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: B Wing - Room B213

2:30 PM
Niche Matching Business Strategies: South Asia


Speaker:
Jasbina Ahluwalia
(CEO)
Intersections Match & Myimatch.com
Location: B Wing - Room B212

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AGENDA: DAY THREE
MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER | Thursday - January 26, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
iDATE STARTUP POST CONFERENCE TRACK

 
10:00 AM
[SPECIAL STARTUP POST-CONFERENCE] TINGLE



Speaker:
Ian Bell
(CEO)
Tingle
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
10:25 AM
[SPECIAL STARTUP POST-CONFERENCE] LIONS & KITTENS: Trending a Dating Model



Speaker:
Gordon Knowles
(CEO)
LionsAndKittens.com
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
10:50 AM
[SPECIAL STARTUP POST-CONFERENCE] TWOO



Speaker:
Lorenz Bogaert
(CEO)
TWOO
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
11:15 AM
[SPECIAL STARTUP POST-CONFERENCE] INTELLIGENT ELITE (IQ ELITE)



Speaker:
Dr. Eike Post
(CEO)
Intelligent Elite
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
LUNCH
Break
 
DATING AFFILIATES TRACK

 
2:00 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE POST-CONFERENCE] Which Affiliate Programs Perform, Which Don't and Why



Speaker:
Sonny Palta
(Dating Industry Affiliate)
The Affiliati Network
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
2:15 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE POST-CONFERENCE] Dating Affiliate Performance Review



Speaker:
Erin Garcia
(VP, Affiliate Marketing)
CrushAds
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
2:30 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE POST-CONFERENCE] Mobile Dating Affiliate Experiences



Speaker:
Joshua Wexelbaum
(CEO & Dating Industry Affiliate)
LeadsMob
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
2:45 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE POST-CONFERENCE] Dating Affiliate Promotion Experiences



Speaker:
Shai Pritz
(CEO)
Unique Leads
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
3:00 PM
[SPECIAL AFFILIATE POST-CONFERENCE] Dating Affiliate Promotion Experiences



Speaker:
Evan Weber
(CEO & Dating Industry Affiliate)
Experience Advertising
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
3:15 PM
90 Minute Dating Affiliate Roundtable



Speaker:
Joshua Wexelbaum
(CEO & Dating Industry Affiliate)
LeadsMob

Speaker:
Erin Garcia
(VP, Affiliate Marketing)
CrushAds

Speaker:
Shai Pritz
(CEO)
Unique Leads

Speaker:
Sonny Palta
(Dating Industry Affiliate)
The Affiliati Network

Speaker:
Evan Weber
(CEO & Dating Industry Affiliate)
Experience Advertising
Location: Royal Palm Hotel Ballroom
1545 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach, FL, 33139 USA
Tel: +1 305 604 5700


 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
B Wing - Rooms B216 - B218
 
FINAL PANEL DEBATE
3:30 PM - Final Panel Debate
Michael McQuown
CEO
Thunder Road

Mark Brooks
CEO & Principal Consultant
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch

Tom Simon
Head of Industry, Online Dating
Google

Jason Dailey
Director of Bing Evangelism
Bing / Microsoft Advertising

Sam Yagan
CEO
OKCupid.com

Dr. Pepper Schwartz
Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Washington

Martin Bysh
CEO
Make Friends Online, Smooch

Adam Segel
CEO
Manhunt / Online-Buddies.com

Peter Schmid
CEO
Parship

Tanya Fathers
CEO
Dating Factory

Tai Lopez
CEO
Dating Hype

Max McGuire
CEO
Red Hot Pie

AFTER EVENT PARTY

10:00 PM
MANGOS TROPICAL CAFE
900 Ocean Drive

Miami Beach, FL 33139
Directions
AFTER EVENT PARTY

9:00 PM
HighBar atop Dream Hotel South Beach
1111 Collins Ave

Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673 4747
Directions

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