Digital Media Track

The Digital Media Track brings together young creatives and entrepreneurs, educators, and industry leaders. At these events, join discussions on the future of media and its impact on our world today. The event schedule features talent development sessions, panels from leaders in the field, as well as numerous networking opportunities. Find out about how you can become a digital media innovator below. 

Digital Media CT Summit

8:30am-5pm Friday, September 20th
UConn Stamford

Targeted towards high schoolers, college students, and teachers who are interested in film, television, and digital media, DMCT is sure to be a dynamic event. Featured speakers include leading digital content producers from Connecticut and beyond. This event includes a talent showcase and specialized breakout sessions for all students.

Digital Media FEST

4pm-8:30pm Monday, September 23rd
Stamford Media Center @ NBCUniversal

Digital Media FEST includes two events; a Digital Media Expo followed by an executive panel by NBCUniversal. These are separately ticketed events. Check below for more details

NBCUniversal Executive Panel

7pm-8:30pm Monday, September 23rd
NBCUniversal Stamford Media Center

For executives who deploy digital media in their communications and marketing roles. Held at the Stamford Media Center’s Studio A, this panel will feature marketing leaders from NBCUniversal’s 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Los Angeles studios and others. Learn how NBCUniversal and other top media organizations use digital media for their marketing campaigns. The panel will cover methods and new technologies that promote their properties. These best practices are especially useful for brand communications directors, public relations heads, and marketing executives. An audience Q&A session will wrap up the event.
Prior to the panel discussion, tours of Studio A, where Maury and other shows are shot, will be available from 4 PM to 6:30 PM. Tour guides can discuss how attendees can now use the NBCUniversal facilities for their own digital productions. The tours will begin in the SMC’s lobby during the free Digital Media Expo.

Featured Speakers

Digital Media Expo

4pm-6:30pm Monday, September 23rd
NBCUniversal Stamford Media Center

Live displays of digital media solutions demonstrate the most dynamic ways you can stay in touch with your clients, employees and stakeholders. Discover some of the most innovative and novel digital media implementations from the top entrepreneurs, nonprofits and mature corporations in Fairfield County.

UCONN's Digital Media & Design Faculty Showcase

1pm-5pm Wednesday, September 25th
UConn Stamford

The Digital Media & Design Faculty Showcase is an opportunity to meet DMD faculty, learn about their work, and better understand the projects that exist in this growing undergraduate major at the UCONN Stamford campus.

Coffee and Content: Digital Media Skills Breakfast Educational Sessions

7am-8:30am September 24th-26th
The Ferguson Library

Get into an innovative frame of mind before your day begins. Coffee and Content serves up immediately-useful, hands-on tactical digital media sessions. You will learn how to use some of the most popular applications for digital video, social media marketing, and branding. Session topics will be announced soon. Save the dates!

FastFWD—The Innovation and Technology Conference

8am-6pm Friday, September 27th
UConn Stamford

FastFWD brings together leaders to discuss the trends that create disruption and drive innovation today — and what the future might hold. Agnostic to both industry and discipline, the conference takes a broader approach. We look at markets, technologies, geopolitical movements and other macro-level concepts and events. We will explore the root cause of change, and offer insights on preparing for the opportunities and challenges to come.