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Second LIne Conference - Speakers - New Orleans LA

  1. 1. Speakers OverviewMay 2-3 2011New Orleans, LA
  2. 2. Visi n
  3. 3. A community of leaders, through public/private partnerships, equipped with insights for creating disruptiveinnovations for creatingsocial and economic value for the future
  4. 4. LeadershipM del
  5. 5. World Business SocialGulf New Academic Policy Orleans Caribbean Basin
  6. 6. World •  World Leaders •  Social Entrepreneurship •  Disruptive Innovation •  Sustainability •  Public/Private •  Call-to-Action Partnership Business SocialGulf Academic Policy New Orleans •  Funding Innovators •  Celebrate Change •  Respecting Tax Burdens •  Building Community •  Create value and serve •  Leverage Lessons community Learned Caribbean Basin
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  8. 8. Sharing Open Resources Fundingexperience forum & & Consulting Leadership
  9. 9. Provide a unique information sharing experience for social, business, and policy leaders so they can develop their creative toolset to implement disruptive innovations in their sphere of influence.Sharing experience
  10. 10. Provide the Gulf region an open forum for discussing business needs, partnership potential, growth opportunities, social needs, and policy goals.Open forum
  11. 11. Provide resources and leadership to other Caribbean basin nations who can leverage lessons learned during Hurricane Katrina and Gulf Oil Spill.Resources & Leadership
  12. 12. Provide 4 local social ventures with funding and consulting support to maximize their opportunity to meet social needs while creating value for founders.Funding & Consulting
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  14. 14. Work Community Establish Lead by Week spirit of local examplecelebration innovation innovators
  15. 15. Position The Work Week as the preeminent week long celebration for disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, and social change .Work Week celebration
  16. 16. Build a spirit of community around disruptive innovation, value creation, social change, and amplifying private/public partnerships.Community spirit of innovation
  17. 17. Establish New Orleans and Gulf- area innovators by having them share the stage with the World’s thought leaders for their area of expertise.Establish local
  18. 18. Lead by example by funding social ventures and building a conference without any tax payer funding.Lead by example
  19. 19. Structure Themes SubjectsBloody Mary/Mimosa/Brunch Future ThinkMorning Key Note Economy GlobalizationInnovation Discussions Caribbean BasinLunch Political DialogueAfternoon Key Note Time-to-Change GovernmentInnovation Discussions Disaster ResponseMonday Key Note Urban RenewalDeclaration of Innovation Public/Private Partners Social ChangeMixer WaterSpeakers’ Dinner HealthSponsored Music Event EducationMay 2, 2011
  20. 20. Structure Themes SubjectsBloody Mary/Mimosa/Brunch StrategyMorning Key Note Business TransparencyInnovation Discussions Media Experience Green BusinessLunch GamingAfternoon Key Note CollaborationInnovation Discussions Innovation ChangeTuesday Key Note EnergyThe Big Thank You! Services Sustainability Public/PrivateMixer PartnershipsSponsored Music Event SportsMay 3, 2011
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  22. 22. Working sessions scheduled each day (inparallel with the conference) focusing on:•  Building partnerships among businesses by discussing how cooperation creates more value than competition•  Identify strategies to build partnerships between corporate, academic, social, and policy spheres to sustain growth, create value, address social needs, and build the workforce of the future•  Identify clear objectives for Second Line 2012 for job creation, funding small businesses, creating constructive economic policy, reducing tax burden, and addressing social needsCommunity Development
  23. 23. Online competition for best social innovation in:Education Sustainability Disaster Response/ Health Care Preparedness Each winner awarded $15,000 + 15% of sponsor donationsDeclaration of Innovation
  24. 24. 1.  Ideation session for leaders from communities of need •  e.g., Detroit, Haiti, Egypt, etc. •  Guests of the conference2.  Leaders present problems; Innovators provide alternatives to address needs3.  Create a call-to-action to provide resources and implement best alternativesThe BIG Thank You!
  25. 25. •  Access to Hospitality Suite at Jazz Fest•  Bloody Mary/Mimosa/Brunch each morning•  Lunch provided•  Post-event reception each evening•  Speaker/VIP Dinner on Monday Night•  Evening Networking Mixers•  Sponsored music event with Jazz Fest artistsHospitality
  26. 26. Partners
  27. 27. Why Speak?
  28. 28. •  Align personal and corporate brand/identity to innovation and business for social good•  Access to the world leaders for business, social, and policy innovation•  Network with other speakers, sponsors, and public officials involved with all three Work Week events•  Entry to all Work Week hospitality events•  Support the funding of new social ventures making positive change•  Interview by leading national print, radio, and television media•  Biography on Second Line website and on in event program•  A good reason to come New Orleans Jazz Fest !!!Benefits
  29. 29. C ntacts
  30. 30. Who do I contact about sponsorship? Please email: Jon Kardon – or Gerard Cox – gerard.cox@secondline.comEmail
  31. 31. Gerard CoxCEO, Creole ( – 3 G Venture Fund ( – TEDxNOLA, TEDxTU, TEDxOilSpillTED Profile - Profile - gerard.cox@creole.comCell: (504) 432-0993Producer
  32. 32. April 28 – May 7, 2011Work Week is an affiliation of business events taking place in NewOrleans between the weekends of Jazz Fest. It is an alternative tothe musical intoxication enveloping the city in late April and earlyMay. It’s a holistic offer to innovative individuals – feeding themind during the week, and the soul on the weekends.The Work Week currently comprises three separate events. SecondLine, Launch Fest and Sync Up. All three events take place at theNew Orleans Museum of Art. Nightly social events, and packagediscounts for combining events are available for attendees.The Work Week was developed in partnership with Jazz andHeritage
  33. 33. End of slideshow. Thank you!