October 9-11, 2013 | St. Regist Monarch Beach | Dana Point, California

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Tonya Antonucci

Elly Deutch

John Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ESPN

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Rosalyn Durant

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

John Skipper

President, ESPN, Inc. Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Nancy Major

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Mary O'Connor

Vice President of Olympic Marketing and Global Platforms for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm (TMA)

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Keli Lee

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Michele Foley

Tiana B. Holt

Katie Mundell

Karen Poole

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Jane McManus

Gabby Reece

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Natara Holloway

Vice President of Retail Development in the Consumer Products department of the NFL

Jessica Long

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Langely McNeal

Amanda Carmichael

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Sloane Stephens

Laurel Richie

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Leslie Gittess

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Joanna Rice

Director of Finance & Strategy for ESPN Publishing, Licensing & espnW

Tonya Cornileus

VICE PRESIDENT, LEARNING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Julie McGlone

Coordinating Producer for the Creative Content Unit in ESPN's Production Department

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Jill Brooks

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Grace Kiraguri

Founding Director and Managing Director, Icon Sports Marketing Ltd. 2012 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Lauren Loberg

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Kate Fagan

espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine columnist and feature writer

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Michael Millay

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Christine Plonsky

Glenna Patton

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Kerin Hempel

Leads the Strategy & Planning department at New York Road Runners (NYRR)

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Patrick McClenahan

President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Diane Cummins

Katie Raymond

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Adriana Becerra

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Tracey Black

Alicia McConnell

Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Joy Russo

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Jessica Cassity

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Ibtihaj Muhammad

U.S. Department of State, Sports Ambassador USA Fencing National Team

Marie Donoghue

Sr VP Global Strategy, Business Development and Business Affairs, ESPN

Judy Sweet

Co-Director, Alliance of Women Coaches NCAA Senior Vice President, Retired UC San Diego, Director of Athletics Emerita

Kathleen Behrens

Executive Vice President, Social Responsibility & Player Programs National Basketball Association

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Mary Wittenberg

NYRR President and CEO Race Director of the ING New York City Marathon

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Sue Enquist

Carmelita Jeter

THREE-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST TRACK & FIELD WORLD CHAMPION FASTEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD

Donald McPherson

Activist, Educator, Feminist, Entrepreneur College Football Hall of Famer

henry friedman

Co-Director, Collegiate Athlete Premedical Experience (CAPE) Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Chris Talbott

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Greta Gaines

Marcia Keegan

Sarah Hirshland

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Carrie A Brzezinski

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Jenna Mielnicki

Adriana Rizzo

Dana Allen

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Lauren Stevenson

Senior Director of National Accounts, Disney and ESPN Media Networks.

Sarah Spain

Columnist, espnW SportsCenter Anchor, Chicago's ESPN 1000 Reporter, ESPNChicago.com

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Amy Huchthausen

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Katie Richman

Rose Smith

Kat Kirsch Alford

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Anucha Browne

Diane Penny

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Minda Santiago Garvens

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Nickole Raymond

Eric Johnson

Executive Vice President, Multimedia Sales for ESPN Customer Marketing and Sales

Alana Glass

Maureen Lindsey

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Lisa Strasman

Jackie Stasi

Cindy Whitehead

Laura Desmond

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Michael Bayle

Jodi Markley

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Sue Rodin

Tina Thornton

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Katie Kotkins

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Karen Brodkin

Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs FOX Sports Media Group

Julie Moeller

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

Amy Fuchs

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Adam Deutsch

Sr. Director of Product Development for Global X Games, ESPN

Kate Johnson

Heather Scheer

Nefertiti Walker

Chelsie Stegemiller

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Porter Littlepage

Beth Bass

WBCA

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Michelle Kwan

Senior Advisor for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Dept. of State

Andrea Berry

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MEDIA SERVICES FOX NETWORKS ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Nichole Smith

The Walt Disney Company

Julie Foudy

Founder, Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy, Television Analyst and Reporter for ABC/ESPN

Christina King

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Mehman Karimov

Amanda Heaton

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Allison Kallish

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Megan Eisenhard

Terri Burke

Elena Hight

Matthew Weeks

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Allison Leahy

Larry Scott

Paul Hertel

Julie Juarez

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kerri Walsh

Kay Moore

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Sheryl Swoopes

Six time WNBA All Star and Three Time Defensive Player of the Year

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Lee Ann Daly

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Andrea Chu

Kelly Hampton

Peg Moline

Luz Amuchastegui

Program Director, El Desafio Foundation (Argentina) 2013 Match Site: Saatchi & Saatchi

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Isaac Hinds

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