SOURCE: MediaPost


September 09, 2011 12:12 ET

MediaPost's 4th Annual Future of Media Forum to Be Held During Advertising Week NYC

The Media Industry's Top Minds to Discuss, Debate and Explore the Frontiers of Media on October 5th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 9, 2011) - MediaPost Communications today announced that MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum will be held on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011. This year's forum will be hosted and sponsored by the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) through the Master's Program in Graphic Communications Management and Technology and held at the NYU Kimmel Center to coincide with Advertising Week, an annual gathering of advertising, marketing, media and communications leaders.

"We're excited to again present our annual exploration of the frontiers of Media," said Kenneth Fadner, MediaPost's Chairman and Publisher. "Things have changed so rapidly and so dramatically in the world of media that we've had lively reports and debates for four straight years. The Future of Media Forum is all about where we're going as an industry. With that question continually under study, what better host and sponsor for the Forum than NYU, New York City's top academic institution covering the same subject matter?"

The Future of Media brings together the most prominent executives from all sides of the media business to share and discuss the industry's future. Prior participants have included, Martha Stewart, Mark Cuban, Ken Auletta, Chris Anderson, Jeff Goodby, Susan Whiting, Reed Hoffman, Evan Williams, Fred Wilson and former CBS News President Andrew Heyward. This year's panel is quickly forming and will include top execs from Meredith Corporation, GE, NYU and other major companies and institutions.

Bonnie Blake, academic program director of the NYU-SCPS Master's Program in Graphic Communications Management and Technology stated: "We are pleased to host and sponsor the 2011 Future of Media Forum. This is an important discussion about the future of media and the many challenges and opportunities it offers. The Forum will encourage an exchange of ideas among students, alumni, faculty members, and industry leaders."

To learn more about MEDIA Magazine's Future of Media Forum, and to view the full lineup of MediaPost events, visit

To learn more about the NYU-SCPS Master's Program in Graphic Communications Management and Technology, please contact Bonnie Blake at

About MediaPost Communication
MediaPost is an integrated publishing and conference company whose mission is to provide a complete array of resources for advertising and marketing decision makers. MediaPost publishes MEDIA and OMMA Magazines and a great variety of daily e-newsletters and produces over 30 industry conferences and events each year.

About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1934, NYU-SCPS ( is one of NYU's several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYU-SCPS arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School's diverse graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education programs in fields such as Real Estate and Construction Management; Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management; Global Affairs; Philanthropy and Fundraising; Graphic Communications Media, Publishing, and Digital Arts; Human Capital Management, Marketing, and Public Relations; with complementary strengths in the Liberal and Allied Arts; Translation and Interpreting; Management and Information Technology; and Finance and Taxation. More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent continuing higher education needs of local and professional communities, as evidenced by 55,000 annual enrollments in individual courses, specialized certificate programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, and public events. The School's community is enriched by more than 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members.

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