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

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Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Leslie Gittess

Karen Poole

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

John Skipper

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

Julie Juarez

Mary Wittenberg

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

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

Minda Santiago Garvens

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Donald McPherson

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

Carrie A Brzezinski

Isaac Hinds

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Rose Smith

Kelly Hampton

Keli Lee

Mehman Karimov

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Natara Holloway

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

Patrick McClenahan

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

Marie Donoghue

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

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Joanna Rice

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

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Gabby Reece

Beth Bass

WBCA

John Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ESPN

Jackie Stasi

Nancy Major

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Joy Russo

Megan Eisenhard

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Cherie Cohen

Vice President Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Jessica Cassity

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Nichole Smith

The Walt Disney Company

Greta Gaines

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Matthew Weeks

Dana Allen

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA U.S. Representative, International Basketball Federation

Jill Brooks

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Sarah Hirshland

Jodi Markley

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Grace Kiraguri

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

Allison Leahy

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Amanda Heaton

Terri Burke

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Alana Glass

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Alicia McConnell

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

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Andrea Fairchild

Global Vice President of Sports Nutrition for Gatorade

Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Tonya Cornileus

VICE PRESIDENT, LEARNING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Adriana Rizzo

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Adam Deutsch

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

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Maggie Helm

Sr. Director, Multimedia Sales, ESPN

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Anucha Browne

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Julie Foudy

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

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Jane McManus

Katie Kotkins

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Chris Talbott

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Sue Rodin

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Christine Plonsky

Kat Kirsch Alford

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Michelle Kwan

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

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Michael Bayle

Kate Fagan

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

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Judy Sweet

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

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Katie Mundell

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Marlene Bjornsrud

CEO and Co-Founder of the Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI)

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

Chelsie Stegemiller

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Tiana B. Holt

Julie McGlone

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

Jessica Long

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Heather Scheer

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Adriana Becerra

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Laurel Richie

Diane Penny

Peg Moline

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

Karen Brodkin

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

Paul Hertel

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Rosalyn Durant

Marcia Keegan

Katie Richman

Katie Raymond

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Rosa Gatti

Senior Vice President, Communications Counsel and Corporate Outreach, ESPN

Lee Ann Daly

Tonya Antonucci

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Andrea Chu

Mary O'Connor

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

Cindy Whitehead

Jenna Mielnicki

Eric Johnson

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

Larry Scott

Sarah Spain

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

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Amy Fuchs

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Nickole Raymond

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Glenna Patton

Sue Enquist

Amanda Carmichael

Porter Littlepage

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Elena Hight

Michele Foley

Laura Desmond

Allison Kallish

Nefertiti Walker

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Lauren Loberg

Kay Moore

Christina King

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Julie Moeller

henry friedman

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

Andrea Berry

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MEDIA SERVICES FOX NETWORKS ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Carmelita Jeter

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

Kerin Hempel

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

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Lisa Strasman

Sloane Stephens

Laura Suchoski

Manager of Social Media, espnW

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Tracey Black

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Maureen Lindsey

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Elly Deutch

Adam Silver

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer National Basketball Association

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Lauren Stevenson

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

Tina Thornton

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Amy Huchthausen

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Kerri Walsh

Langely McNeal

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Diane Cummins

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Michael Millay

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Kathleen Behrens

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

Lee Satterfield

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Professional and Cultural Exchanges

Kate Johnson

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