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Here's Your #INTX2016 Cheat Sheet

Here's Your #INTX2016 Cheat Sheet

INTX 2016 Cheat Sheet

Whether it’s your first or 10th time at the show, here’s a cheat sheet for #INTX2016 to help you get the most out of this year’s Internet & Television Expo.

Stay Connected

INTX-Show-ThumbnailWith so much going on, make sure to stay connected on social media so you don’t miss a minute. Use the hashtag #INTX2016 to share your favorite moments from the show, and give everyone back home a severe case of FOMO (fear of missing out).

Before you get to Boston, we suggest you do the following:

Download the official INTX 2016 App

Create your own schedule, check out speaker profiles, or even pull up a map of the Marketplace floor with this handy guide.

Follow us on Instagram (@intxNCT), Twitter (@intxNCTA), Facebook, (Facebook.com/intxncta), and on Snapchat (intxshow), or just grab our snapcode!

Keep an eye out for our exclusive #INTX2016 filter on Snapchat, available for the duration of the show. And take a selfie at our selfie booth located on The Lawn.

INTX will also be sharing special behind-the-scenes content on Periscope (@intxNCTA). You can also see these videos on Twitter.

Last but not least, check out the official INTX website  for more information. See what people are saying across platforms at www.ncta.com/intx2016.

TED

TEDThis year we’re excited to announce a first ever partnership with TED, the organization behind the thought-provoking and often viral TED Talks. Four different speakers will give talks around the theme of the positive power of disruption. This can’t-miss program will be on the General Session stage Tuesday at 9:30 am. For a full rundown of speakers and their talks, click here.

 

 

Live Stream

Can’t make it to the event? No sweat, we’ve got you covered. Watch the live stream on our website.

Lobstah Tank

LobsterWatch start-ups pitch cool and innovative ideas in this head-to-head competition for cash prizes.

The week before the show, teams will duke it out in the first round for a chance to advance to the finals, held live at #INTX2016. The top three teams in the finals will win cash prizes, while the best pitch wins a private face-to-face meeting with potential investors.

It all goes down Tuesday, May 17 at 3:00 pm in Imagine Park.

 

 

 

The Lawn 

Need to recharge in every sense of the word? The Lawn at the INTX Marketplace is the place to grab a bite, rest your legs, snap a selfie, and have some fun. Featuring a mini golf course, table tennis, and a giant chess board, The Lawn also offers plenty of charging stations for your digital gadgets.

Swing by for daily happy hours and special activities including a book signing by featured speaker Arianna Huffington and free treats from the Food Network.

INTX Showcase

ShowcaseIn the epicenter of the floor, right next to Imagine Park you’ll find cutting edge technology like virtual reality on display. Make sure to drop in while you’re walking around the show floor to get a peek at what the future of entertainment looks like.

 

 

 

 

Imagine Park

Located right off the Marketplace floor, Imagine Park presents the boldest, most compelling ideas for advancing the future of internet and television. Sessions tackle issues ranging from virtual reality in entertainment to the rise of app-based TV culture.

General Sessions

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Monday’s General Sessionfeatures Ariana Huffington, Comcast’s Brian Roberts, CNN’s John King, Univision’s Jorge Ramos, NCTA’s Michael Powell, and Recode’s Kara Swisher.

Tuesday’s General Sessionfeatures Mashable’s Pete Cashmore, FanDuel’s Nigel Eccles, Periscope’s Kayvon Beykpour, AT&T’s John Stankey, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin, and Recode’s Peter Kafka.

Wednesday’s General Session features FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, former Congressman Harold Ford Jr, and LeVar Burton from “Roots” on HISTORY.

All General Sessions will take place on the General Session stage and will be streamed live here.

INTX Talks and Supersessions 

Hear panel discussions on subjects ranging from worldwide TV to next generation Wi-Fi led by experts innovating their fields. Check out the website for a full list of sessions.

Spring Tech Forum

Learn from leading technologists, developers, and engineering experts as they talk about the latest advancements in digital media technology. A collaboration between Cablelabs, NCTA, and SCTE, Spring Technical Forum topics include big data analytics and implications for content delivery, new advancements in wireless home networking, and techniques for improving the internet experience. Forums will be held all three days of #INTX2016, giving you plenty of opportunities to drop in.

Now that you’ve got your cheat sheet, you’re ready to make the most out of #INTX2016. See you in Boston!

INTX 2016 Preview from The Internet & Television Expo on Vimeo.