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Creating Apps: Reaching Out in Real-Time

Tuesday, March 11

6:30 to 8:00 pm

With millions of apps for multiple smartphone operating systems, is there anything new under the sun? Hear from those in the vanguard of the burgeoning apps industry about the newest innovations in the social ad space: next gen real-time adaptive apps for activity-based ads. And find out what they look for in new hires!

Chris Cunningham, Co-Founder and CEO, appssavvy

Drew Breunig, VP of Strategy, PlaceIQ

Michael Bayle, SVP, Global Programmatic, xAd, Inc.

Moderator: Jill Duffy, Tech Writer, PC Magazine

Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

1871 Broadway

between 61st and 62nd Streets

On Location: TBWA Worldwide

Wednesday, March 12

3:00 pm

TBWA Worldwide prides itself on disruptive ideas brought to life across a unique media arts landscape. Their goal is to have the best-run ad agency network in the world - and the most innovative, a credo that's led to a global network of 11,000 people operating in 274 agencies in 100 countries.

Visit one of the top 10 global agencies and learn about internships and entry level jobs that could lead to an exciting career. TBWA clients include Apple, ABSOLUT, Energizer, McDonald's, Infiniti, Gatorade, Adidas, Pfizer and Visa.

Undergraduate students only.

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On Location: Hotwire PR

Friday, March 14

12:00 to 2:30 pm

If you're tech savvy, thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere and comfortable developing relationships across time zones, you could be a good fit for a career in global PR. Join us at one of the fastest growing consultancies in the world, Hotwire PR, a worldwide tech agency dedicated to helping forward-thinking organizations build lasting relationships and manage reputations.

Meet the leaders and team members and hear what attracted them to this PR niche. Learn how they create and manage brand identities, and what it takes to break into this challenging and competitive field in today's "noisy" media landscape.

Undergraduate students only.

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Animation Domination: How to Make It!

Wednesday, March 19

6:30 to 8:00 pm

Animation has evolved dramatically over the past two decades, from endless labors with cels and paint to the evolving and much less arduous technique of digital animation, with dozens of hybrid methods in between. Here's your chance to hear from award-winning animators about the skills you need to break in to this highly competitive field.

Leah Shore, animator for Google, Warner Bros., Vice, Adult Swim, and

Michelle Higa Fox, animator and Creative Director, Slanted Studios

Alan Foreman, freelance animator and director, television series include Home Movies (Cartoon Network), Time Warp Trio (Discovery Kids), Word Girl (PBS), and Speed Racer: The Next Generation (Nicktoons Networks)

Lizzi Akana, director, animator, and designer

Moderator: Adam Natale, Director, SVA Theatre

Presented with SVA's Film, Video and Animation Department and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment

SVA Theatre

333 West 23rd Street (8th and 9th Aves.)