Over 250 digital media, entertainment, and learning experts and industry professionals are set to converge on San Francisco next week for the Digital Kids Summit and Digital Kids Education (Edu) Day taking place Wednesday, September 18th, and Thursday, September 19th, at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum. The summits are spin-offs of Engage Digital's New York-based Digital Kids Conference.
Speakers at these events include child experts and digital media veterans from startups and established firms, including PBS, Disney, Pixar, Activision, Netflix, Google, Adobe, Houghton Mifflin, Tynker, Tykoon, Duck Duck Moose, and Lightspeed Ventures, just to name a few. Industry leaders will share key insights into what it takes to create and market best-selling, innovative digital entertainment and learning products for kids.
"With a dual focus on digital entertainment and learning, we are very excited to bring our Digital Kids events to San Francisco," said Tonda Sellers, VP of Conferences at Engage Digital. "Engaging with kids online and on mobile devices is big business and we provide industry professionals the opportunity to connect, learn and explore avenues to grow their business, all in two day's time!"
The Digital Kids Edu Summit on September 18 focuses on the innovations taking place in education through digital media and mobile devices. Topics to be discussed include strategies, market evolution, operational techniques and how to grow the market by meeting the educational needs of children today and tomorrow. Details on speakers can be found at DigitalKidsEdu.com.
The Digital Kids Summit on September 19 focuses on building digital interactive entertainment products for youngsters and caters to brand owners, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices. Digital Kids Summit speakers and schedule can be found at www.DigitalKidsSummit.com.
Event sponsors include Dubit, Netflix, Dr. Panda, Virtual Piggy, and KneoWorld. Those interested in attending one of both of the events can find out more at www.DigitalKidsSummit.com/register.