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It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

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Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

For sponsor or exhibitor information contact Renee McGivern.

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Friday, April 28 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Opening Keynote - A Conversation with Michael Shane: Innovating in the Age of Platforms

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At a time when 99 percent of all digital ad sales growth came from two companies — Facebook and Google — Michael Shane, Bloomberg's global digital innovation chief and former operations director for the Verge, talks about prototyping for the future and what journalists, product teams, and revenue teams need to focus on to not only survive, but to thrive.

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Retha Hill

Executive director, Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
Retha Hill joined the Cronkite faculty in the summer of 2007 after nearly eight years at BET, where she was vice president for content for BET Interactive, the online unit of Black Entertainment Television and the most visited site specializing in African-American content on the Internet... Read More →

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Michael Shane

Global head of digital innovation, Bloomberg LP
Michael Shane is global head of digital innovation, Bloomberg LP, where he works with other senior leaders to develop and execute the product, editorial, and business strategies that drive Bloomberg's global digital properties. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Michael was director of operations... Read More →

Friday April 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Elliott Bay Room, Lobby Level The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101