Agenda

Conference content from the in-person ADCOLOR 2022 experience will air on December 14th and 15th. Those with Unlimited Virtual tickets will have on-demand, year-round access to this content as well as our 2022 breakout sessions.

Day 1

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

10:00 am ET

Presented by:

Cashmere.Monks

50 Years and Rising: Celebrating Five Decades of Hip-Hop’s Evolution from Subculture to 'THE' Culture

2023 marks 50 years since the birth of Hip-Hop. One thing’s for sure – Hip-Hop is bigger than music. It’s a creative force. One that influences everything from fashion to sports to marketing. Hip Hop Legend Nas takes the ADCOLOR stage with former executive editor of The Source and Cashmere President/CCO, Ryan Ford and Mass Appeal CEO Peter Bittenbender will reflect on Hip-Hop’s rise and explore what’s next for the artform that knows no limits.

Speakers

  • Nas, GRAMMY-Award winning rap legend, and Mass Appeal partner
  • Ryan Ford, President & Chief Creative Officer, Cashmere
  • Peter Bittenbender, Mass Appeal CEO, Entrepreneur

11:25 am ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

THE STATE OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION & JUSTICE 2022

Prominent industry leaders, academics and journalists deliver a must-see report on the state of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice measures in 2022, and how these initiatives impact our careers, our lives, and our world.

Speakers

12:15 pm ET

Presented by:

The Martin Agency

CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE: THE TEAM SPORT WE'RE LOSING

Allyship is the strongest catalyst for DEI, yet a majority of potential allies remain underutilized or unengaged. Our culture-shaping panelists reveal clear, simple and surprising narrative strategies that draw allies into diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging imperatives.

Speakers

1:00 pm ET

Presented by:

Google | YouTube

BALANCING ACT: CHALLENGING THE STATUS QUO TO BUILD DIVERSITY AND BELONGING

Hear how industry changemakers who have challenged the status quo at every level to reach new professional heights are redefining success and leaving an impactful legacy behind. They discuss how to balance the weight of professional success, wealth generation and legacy building with self-preservation, all while planting seeds for the next generation to grow.

Speakers

  • Adrienne Lofton, Vice President of Global Consumer Marketing, Google
  • Ryan Coogler, director, producer and writer
  • Keke Palmer, Emmy Winning Actress, Host, Producer, and Founder of KeyTV Digital Network
  • Lauren RidloffActress, Marvel’s Eternals and AMC’s The Walking Dead

2:00 pm ET

Presented by

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

ADCOLOR | ONE CLUB AWARD

We salute the 2022 One Club | ADCOLOR Creative honorees, followed by their acceptance remarks.

Speakers

Speaker details coming soon

2:25 pm ET

Presented by

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

NEAL ARTHUR & GLENN SINGLETON ON "THE WIEDEN WAY"

Dan Wieden’s recent passing has the advertising industry looking back at the incredible impact of Dan and his namesake agency. In this fireside chat, Founder and President of Courageous Conversation® Glenn Singleton and Wieden+Kennedy CEO and 2022 ADCOLOR Legend honoree Neal Arthur analyze “The Wieden Way” and the blueprint for leadership that has made Wieden+Kennedy so successful for decades.

Speakers

2:50 pm ET

Presented by

Disney

BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER AT THE INTERSECTION OF CULTURE AND COMMUNITY

The significance of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever extends far beyond the big screen. The impact is seen across culture and communities, which is rooted in the acknowledgment and celebration showcased in the film. Understand how the launch of the movie united audiences through universal stories and intentional outreach.

Speakers

  • Christina Carey Dunleavy, VP, Disney CreativeWorks and Multicultural & Inclusive Solutions, The Walt Disney Studios
  • Lauren Wright, VP, Creative Advertising, The Walt Disney Studios
  • Ryan Stankevich, SVP, Marketing, The Walt Disney Studios

3:25 pm ET

Presented by

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

BEING BRANDED

It is one hell of a fine line maintaining your own personal brand while working for a big name business – especially when the lines get crossed. Influential BIPOC executives share the balancing act they manage between their personal messaging and values and those of the companies that employ them, and the struggles that have come along with it.

Speakers

Day 2

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

10:00 am ET

Presented by:

Meta

INCLUSION, IMMERSION AND EQUITY: BUILDING THE FUTURE TOGETHER

To resonate with audiences and drive business, brands need to connect consumers with culture in authentic and meaningful ways. Using real brand examples, panelists explore opportunities to build inclusion and equity into immersive experiences, and introduce an Emerging Creator Starter Kit brought to you in partnership with ADCOLOR and Meta.

Speakers

11:05 am ET

Presented by:

yahoo!

THE NEW STATE OF CORPORATE COMMS

The importance of communication, emotional intelligence and addressing social issues is shaping corporate culture. Professionals from the worlds of corporate comms, social justice and politics come together to share strategies and guidance on how to cultivate corporate culture through comms.

Speakers

11:50 am ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

THE TRAUMA OF RACISM: A SESSION WITH DR. AMC

Director of Trauma-Informed Treatment at McLean Hospital and Harvard professor Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia provides a framework to effectively deconstruct systemic fear, prioritize safety, and reduce needless suffering as we move toward optimal healing and sustained change.

Speakers

12:45 pm ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

MOST VALUABLE PARTNERSHIP (MVP) AWARD

We salute the nominees for ADCOLOR’s 2022 MVP Award, followed by acceptance remarks from the winners.

12:50 pm ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

AD OF THE YEAR AWARD

We salute the nominees for ADCOLOR’s 2022 Ad of the Year Award, followed by acceptance remarks from the winner.

1:20 pm ET

Presented by:

THE FUTURE OF FILMMAKING WITH BLACK GIRL FILM SCHOOL

Future-driven Black Girl Film School is using online film production and digital literacy programs to reshape the way girls think about learning STEAM-related topics. Through their recent collaboration with Amazon Studios, they created a directing masterclass focused on the work of Master director, Mariama Diallo. Amazon Studios Global Head of DEIA Latasha Gillespie, director Mariama Diallo, and Black Girl Film School founder Jayda Imanlihen will dive deep on creating a pipeline to success for Black women in the film industry, the impact of diverse perspectives and voices behind the camera, and what the future of film can look like.

Speakers

Speaker details coming soon

  • Latasha Gillespie, Head of Global DEI, Amazon Studios, Prime Video, and IMDb
  • Mariama Diallo, Filmmaker, Director, Master on Prime Video (2022), Hair Wolf (2018), Sketch (2017)
  • Jayda Imanlihen, filmmaker, Director of Multimedia Design and Production at University of Southern California, and Founder, Black Girl Film School

2:00 pm ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

LIGHTING THE WAY: A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH 2022 BEACON ISSA RAE

ADCOLOR’s Beacon Award honors individuals of note who use their considerable platform to change the status quo in the quest for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. Join ADCOLOR Founder & President Tiffany R. Warren for a fireside chat with 2022 ADCOLOR Beacon, writer/producer/director/star, “Insecure” creator, and all-around truth teller Issa Rae.

Speakers

7:00 pm ET

Presented by:

ADCOLOR EVERYWHERE

The 16th Annual ADCOLOR Awards

Join us as we celebrate the 2022 ADCOLOR Award nominees, honorees and winners. You’ll be inspired by their speeches, moved by surprise moments and motivated by all those in the ADCOLOR Community who are #StillRising.