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Thursday, January 19 • 9:30am - 10:00am
Change Your Lens on The World With VR - Presented by the New York Times
VR is allowing us to be in a boat alongside refugees, on the front lines fighting ISIS and at the top of the World Trade Center. See how it will soon be changing your view of the world and your business.

Moderators
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Jake Silverstein

Editor in Chief, The New York Times Magazine
Jake Silverstein is the editor in chief of The New York Times Magazine. Jake was the editor of Texas Monthly from 2008 to 2014, during which time the magazine was nominated for 15 National Magazine Awards and won three. A former contributing editor to Harper's Magazine, he is the author of Nothing Happened and Then It Did: A Chronicle in Fact and Fiction, which was published in 2010 by W.W. Norton. 

Speakers
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Marcelle Hopkins

Executive Producer, 360 News
Marcelle Hopkins is an executive producer for 360 News at The New York Times. She started at the company in September 2016. Previously, Ms. Hopkins was an independent VR filmmaker at Frontline since July 2015. She was also an independent VR filmmaker at the Emblematic Group. Ms. Hopkins worked at Al Jazeera as a news producer for seven years, beginning in November 2007. Before that, she was a production assistant at The Documentary Group... Read More →
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Aaron Luber

VP Cardboard Partnerships, Google
Aaron Leads partnerships and business development for Google's VR team - content partnerships, strategy and support of larger ecosystem opportunities for emerging platforms. He is responsible for all branded campaigns across Cardboard including most recently New York Times, Disney, Lowes, Visa, Legendary Pictures and more. Launched YouTube 360 and leading VR efforts across YouTube.
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Jenna Pirog

Virtual Reality Editor, The New York Times Magazine
Jenna Pirog is the virtual reality editor for the New York Times Magazine. She | was previously a contributing photo editor for NYT Magazine, during which she | produced “The Displaced” and worked on “Take Flight.” Ms. Pirog joined The | Times in July 2015. | | Previously, Ms. Pirog worked as a freelance photography editor and producer on | a variety of projects for The New York Times Magazine, Airbnb, National... Read More →


Thursday January 19, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
1. General Session - Broadway Ballroom