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

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Britt Kahn

CONAN Talent Executive

Stephanie Cheng

Premier Partnerships

Mary O'Connor

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

Lindsay E. Brown

Managing editor at Eco-Chick.com

Patricia Phillips

NACWAA CEO

Felice Beitzel

Ph.D. L.M.T.

Debi Anderson

Special Olympics Southern California Global Messenger

Sarah Hirshland

Dana Allen

Jill Kinney

Marketing/Branded Entertainment at Gatorade

Kerri Walsh

Kathryn Olson

Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Sports Foundation

Sanya Richards-Ross

4-time Olympic Gold Medalist

Kathleen Behrens

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

Sue Enquist

Isaac Hinds

Tonya Cornileus

VICE PRESIDENT, LEARNING & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Tina Pic

Six-time US Criterium National Champion

Michael Millay

Mehman Karimov

Alexandra Raisman

Olympic Gymnast

Michelle Kwan

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

Leslie Gittess

Alana Glass

Nancy Major

Tonya Antonucci

Lauren Loberg

Amanda Heaton

Kate Johnson

Rose Smith

Adam Deutsch

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

Hannah Storm

ESPN Anchor

Anna Isaacson

Director of Community Affairs, National Football League

Janet Evans

Olympic Swimmer

Elysa Walk

General Manager, Giant Bicycle, Inc.

Katie Mundell

Amy Huchthausen

Lisa Baird

Chief Marketing Officer of the United States Olympic Committee

Grace Kiraguri

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

Nickole Raymond

Jill Frederickson

Sr. Coordinating Producer, ESPN

henry friedman

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

Dara Pettinelli

managing editor of Disney Interactive Media Group

Adriana Rizzo

Larry Scott

Susan Cohig

Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing National Hockey League

Erin Kennedy

USA Rugby, Youth Development Manager

Jodi Markley

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Kathleen Francis

President, Oasis Sports Ventures, LLC

Lori Castillo

Assistant Brand Manager, COVERGIRL

Faith Popcorn

BrainReserve, founder and CEO

Marcia Keegan

Laurel Richie

Karen Brodkin

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

Laura Gentile

Vice President, espnW

Paul Hertel

Glenna Patton

John Walsh

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ESPN

Amy Purdy

Paralympic Athlete

Nefertiti Walker

Minda Santiago Garvens

Nichole Smith

The Walt Disney Company

Caroline Andrew

Vice President of Mfa Marketing and Communications

Kay Moore

Rob King

Senior Vice President, Editorial for ESPN Digital and Print Media

Mimi Griffin

President & CEO, MSG Promotions, Inc.

Christine Godleski

Chief Operating Officer of the Women's National Basketball Association

Diane Penny

Julie Juarez

Val Ackerman

Former President, WNBA Commissioner, Big East Conference

James Parker

Director of Operations for the Amateur Athletic Union

Elena Hight

Jennifer Love

Coordinating Director, VP NFL Network

Sage Steele

SportsCenter Co-Host, ESPN

Julie Moeller

Sharon Byers

SVP, Sports & Entertainment Marketing Coca-Cola North America

Diane Lamb

Vice President, Communications

Shelley Taniguchi-Sabol

Stephanie Druley

Vice President, Production

Mary Wittenberg

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

Maureen Lindsey

Donald McPherson

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

Karen Poole

Tina Thornton

Andrea Chu

Kate Fagan

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

Victoria Arlen

Paralympic Gold Medalist

Liesl Holtz

Global Women's Sports Marketing Manager at Oakley

Sloane Stephens

Andrea Berry

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT MEDIA SERVICES FOX NETWORKS ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

Joy Russo

Russell Wolff

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ESPN INTERNATIONAL

Elly Deutch

Holly Campbell

Vice President, Marketing Communications for Enterprise Holdings

MICHELLE WAZLAWEK

Keli Lee

John Kosner

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, DIGITAL & PRINT MEDIA

Summer Sanders

Olympic Swimmer and Television Personality

Lindsey Jacobellis

Snowboardcross Olympic Athlete

Therese Steiner

President and Founder of Therese Steiner Consulting

Shamila Kohestani

Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

Jessica Long

Jemele Hill

Columnist and Television Personality for ESPN

Judy Sweet

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

Ashley Koff, RD

Celebrity Dietitian, Author, Health and Lifestyle Contributor

John Lisko

Executive Communication Director Saatchi & Saatchi

Alana Nichols

Paralymic Athlete, Wheelchair Basketball

Molly Barker

MSW, founded Girls on the Run

Sue Hovey

Former VP and Executive Editor, ESPN The Magazine

Patrick McClenahan

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

Ann Meyers Drysdale

Vice President, Phoenix Mercury Vice President, Phoenix Suns

Dustin Plunkett

Special Olympics Athlete

Emma Cookson

Chairman BBH US

Lee Ann Daly

Ashley Smeltzer

Athlete Marketing Coordinator at Red Bull North America

Julie Foudy

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

Terri Burke

Lindsay Kagawa Colas

Lakey Peterson

Professional Women’s Surfer/ASP World Ranking #7

Tiana B. Holt

Julie Eddleman

NA Brand Operations Marketing Director

Chris Talbott

Cindy Whitehead

Joanna Rice

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

Grete Eliassen

Professional Skier & Olympic Hopeful

Tina Charles

Professional Athlete

Sheryl Swoopes

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

Carmelita Jeter

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

Jenna Mielnicki

Peg Moline

Allison Leahy

Rosalyn Durant

Kerin Hempel

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

Amanda Carmichael

Carolyn Feinstein

Senior Vice President, Global Acquisition Marketing Electronic Arts

Amanda DeCastro

Communications Manager

Alex Mallen

Sport Chalet

Carrie A Brzezinski

Jane McManus

Lisa Andersen

Athlete, Global Brand Ambassador at Roxy

Natara Holloway

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

Adriana Becerra

Cindy Freed

Vice President, Sales Marketing

Michael Bayle

Sarah Reinertsen

American Athlete

Kerry D. Chandler

Executive Vice President, Human Resources National Basketball Association

Stacey Allaster

Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association

Amy Fuchs

Marie Donoghue

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

Luz Amuchastegui

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

Tracey Black

Jessica Mendoza

Athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist

Valerie Gordon

Coordinating Producer

Jill Brooks

Katie Raymond

Amy Jo Martin

Founder and CEO of Digital Royalty

Patricia Betron

Senior Vice President, Multimedia Sales

Donna Orender

CEO, Orender Unlimited

Emily Greener

Co-Founder and Executive Director, I AM THAT GIRL

Porter Littlepage

Ibtihaj Muhammad

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

Greta Gaines

Megan Eisenhard

Jamie Anderson

Professional Snowboarder

Langely McNeal

John Skipper

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

Kristine Lilly

Retired American Soccer Player

Laura Desmond

Lauren Stevenson

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

Amy Stanton

Founder & CEO, Stanton & Company, LLC

Gabby Reece

Lindsay Amstutz

Vice President of Marketing for FOX Sports Regional Sports Networks

Lisa Stokes

Senior Talent Producer, ESPN

Donna Carpenter

President, Burton Snowboards

Jackie Stasi

Katie Kotkins

Ashley McCullough

Chief Communications Officer for Velocio Events

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick

Endowed Chair and Director, DeVos Sports Business Management Program

Anucha Browne

Kevin R Stone

Orthopedic Surgeon, The Stone Clinic

Josh Grau

Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Eric Johnson

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

Jessica Cassity

Christine Plonsky

Taylor Townsend

Professional Tennis Player

Allison Kallish

Alicia McConnell

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

Christine Driessen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ESPN

Lori LeBas

SVP Bus Ops, Sales and Marketing at ESPN

Mia Hamm

Olympic Soccer Player

Barb Lazarus

Owner and Founder of Game On!

Dr. Jordan Metzl

Sports Medicine Physician

Katie Richman

Chelsie Stegemiller

Michele Foley

Morgan Flatley

VP Marketing Gatorade

Matthew Weeks

Carol Stiff

VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITIONS

Rana Dershowitz

General Counsel

Latanna Stone

10-year-old Golf Phenom

Heather Scheer

Julie McGlone

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

Sarah Spain

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

Kirsten Atkinson

Media Director at Team One

Nishima Chudasama

Associate Producer and Campaign Production Manager at Girl Rising

Cindy Timchal

Head Coach, United States Naval Academy

Beth Bass

WBCA

Nancy Hubbell

LEXUS PRESTIGE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Kathleen DeBoer

Executive Director of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

Chris LaPlaca

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Lisa Strasman

Diane Cummins

Kelly Hampton

Ed Erhardt

President, ESPN Global Customer Marketing and Sales

Danielle Summers

Senior Business Operations Coordinator, ESPN

Erika Carlson

Mental Skills Coach

Rahul Brahmbhatt

Director, Magic Bus USA

Chris McKendry

Commentator Co-Host Midday SportsCenter

Sara Gotfredson

Sr. Director, ESPN Customer Marketing & Sales

Christina King

Megan Porteous

Oakley Sports Marketing Manager

Kat Kirsch Alford

Sue Rodin

Kim McFadden

Vice President of Human Resources for the NFL

Kristy Scrymgeour

Chief Executive Officer for Velocio Events

Erin Leyden

Producer, ESPN Films

Hilary Shaev

Vice President, Marketing National Basketball Association

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