There are a number of events to look out for today. The major one is the Opening General Session at 1:00 p.m. in Hall B1. The speakers are: Malcolm Gladwell, author, The Tipping Point and Blink; John Hendricks, Discovery Communications, Inc.; Gerry Laybourne, Oxygen Media, Inc.; Brian Lamb, C-SPAN; Bob Miron, Advance/Newhouse Communications; and Tom Rutledge, Cablevision Systems Corporation.
But there are also events before noon.
For the seventh consecutive year, the Walter Kaitz Foundation is hosting its Annual Supplier Diversity Connection Workshop, which provides a forum for cable industry participants to exchange ideasand build business relationships with the minority and women-owned business community.
The Atlanta Chapter of Cable Positive of holding a “Gospel Brunch at Pittypat’s Porch” this morning.
National Association of Public Affairs Networks (NAPAN) — the independent networks do for state government and public policy what C-SPAN has done for Congress and the federal government — is having a brunch panel at 11 a.m. in B-201 to discuss how they have built thriving state networks, using a variety of funding models.