2013 Digital Screenmedia Symposium - September 5-6, Chicago 

The Digital Screenmedia Symposium, presented by the Digital Screenmedia Association, will be held Sept. 5-6 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare.

What types of screenmedia?
  • Digital menu boards
  • Digital signage
  • Mobile
  • Self-service kiosks
  • Tablets
Topics to be addressed include:
  • Screenmedia project success
  • Choosing the right screen for the venue
  • Interaction through touch, mobile, gestures and more
  • The role of the advertising agency
  • Future trends 
 Symposium Agenda 

Thursday, September 5

12:00 noon Registration opens / Sponsor showcase opens
1:30 pm

Welcome address

Bill Lynch | President | Digital Screenmedia Association
David Drain | Executive Director | Digital Screenmedia Association

1:45 pm

Session 1: Brand Media in the Real World

Mark Bennett Founder and Executive Producer microgigantic (formerly with Target)
Patrick Dalessandro Executive Director, Retail Strategy | JGA
Jennifer Nye Channel Manager, Wholesale Kohler Co.

Matt Schmitt Founder and President Reflect

2:45 pm Refreshment break
3:00 pm

Session 2: Form, Fit and Function

Chris Freeman Technology Architect United Airlines
Sheldon Silverman 
CEO | SmartBomb Media Group
John Weinlader | Founder/President VS Networks

Rich Ventura Director of Sales - Vertical Solutions NEC

4:00 pm Refreshment break
4:15 pm

Session 3: Six Degrees of Interactivity

George Burciaga CEO elevate DIGITAL
Jared Schiffman Co-Founder Perch Interactive
Lindsay Wadelton
Flagship Customer Experience Manager AT&T Mobility

Ron Bowers SVP, Business Development Frank Mayer & Associates

5:15 pm Networking Reception

Friday, September 6

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am

Session 4: Mobile Innovation

Michael Griffin Director Ricoh Innovations
Richard Mandeberg CEO & Co-Founder GroundCntrl
Saran Saund Senior Advisor CSR

Kim Garretson Co-Founder / Ventures Lead Ovative/Group +

9:30 am Refreshment break
9:45 am

Session 5: Ad Agency Panel

Jamie Lehessalo Account Manager Rapport USA
Maureen McCloskey | Group Director - Account Services Kinetic Worldwide
Jack Sullivan SVP, OOH Media Director Starcom

Jim Harris CEO The Wall Street Journal Office Network

10:45 am Refreshment break
11:00 am

Session 6: The Future of Glass (Not Just Google Glass)

Manolo Almagro SVP-Digital TPN
Todd Fender Senior Analyst NPD DisplaySearch

Margot Myers | Director, Global Marketing & Communications | Platt Retail Institute

12:00 noon Symposium concludes
Digital Screenmedia Symposium
Early registration fees:
(extended to Aug. 29!)
  • Brands/users: $195
  • DSA vendor members: $495
  • Non-members: $895
Late registration fees
(after August 29
  • Brands/users: $295
  • DSA vendor members: $595
  • Non-members: $995



 Hotel Information 

Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue | Rosemont, IL 60018 | +1 (847) 696-1234

Room rate: $99/night plus tax - single or double occupancy
available until August 17 or until the room block is sold out.

To make reservations, book online or call (888) 421-1442 and reference
Digital Screenmedia Association.

 Event Sponsors 

Presenting Sponsors:        



Supporting Sponsors:


Media Partners:




View past event: 2013 Digital Screenmedia Symposium, Dallas, May 9-10

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