Events

March – April

The Internet is mutating. Change is both fast and slow. The Future is not that far out. Join us as we explore Issue #6 throughout our events in March and April.

Members Virtual Event

Thursday, April 25,
12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Virtual

During our virtual event, we will bring together members and speakers to debate the transformation of ad-based models and their future in the AI-driven digital landscape. We will ask the question: What role are ads going to play in a world full of digital AI service agents and hyper-personalized experiences?

Our speakers are industry leaders who will explore the evolving world of advertising and its implications for hyper-personalized experiences and AI service agents.

Guest Speakers:

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ON_Cannes Lions

June 17 – 21

Cannes, France

In partnership with Stagwell, ON_Discourse will join Sport Beach at Cannes Lions this year. Sport Beach brings together creatives, brands, marketers, athletes, coaches, and leagues to discuss the future of fandom and celebrate the impact sports have on shaping global culture.

Join us for a week of programming, closed-door roundtables, and a live taping of the Playing Business podcast.

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March – April

The Internet is mutating. Change is both fast and slow. The Future is not that far out. Join us as we explore Issue #6 throughout our events in March and April.

Members Dinner

Wednesday, April 17,
7:30pm – 10:00pm CT

Nashville

Join us for an intimate gathering of ON_Discourse members, plus some of Nashville’s leading entrepreneurs, founders, senior business leaders and investors. This evening continues to explore the challenges and opportunities we face as we enter into the next era of the Internet.

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Members Lunch with Kyle Chayka

Wednesday, April 3,
12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

NYC

During our next event, we will build upon many of the topics already discussed and explore new ideas and perspectives from our members and special guests, including the author of Filterworld and staff writer at the New Yorker, Kyle Chayka. Attendees will also receive a signed copy of Filterworld.

Members Virtual Event & Live Podcast Taping

Thursday, March 28,
12:00pm – 1:00pm ET

Virtual

During our Virtual event, we will bring together our members and guest speakers for a live taping of the ON_Discourse podcast, featuring Tiffany Xingyu Wang, CMO, OpenWeb for a debate on how we as leaders in business and tech can build a healthy and trusted Internet for the future.

Members Breakfast

Wednesday, March 20,
9:00am – 11:00am ET

The Standard Hotel, NYC

Kicking off our next Living Issue with a closed-door discussion that asks our attendees what they love about the current state of the Internet. We will explore what they see as the greatest opportunities to invest in and what threats we should be most concerned about.

ON_SXSW

Does Education Need a Rebrand?

Sunday, March 10,
10:00am – 12:00pm CT

Alpha High School, Austin, TX

The standards, conventions, and expectations about childhood education are at the precipice of momentous change. Is the alternative education movement ready to take advantage of it?

Join ON_Discourse, Legends, and industry leaders as they grapple with their own biases, opinions, and passions against the objective issues that can’t be wished away.

Guest speakers: Sonny Caberwal, CEO, Legends

Guest speakers: Sonny Caberwal, CEO, Legends

Cocktails on the Lawn

Sunday, March 10,
5:00 – 7:00pm CT

Four Seasons Hotel Back Lawn, Austin, TX

Hosted in partnership with Stagwell, unwind with a great group of people plugged into the future of sports, business, and the power of fandom.

Hosted in partnership with Stagwell, unwind with a great group of people plugged into the future of sports, business, and the power of fandom.

Is Spatial the New Social?

Sunday, March 10,
7:30 – 9:30pm CT

Bar Peached, Austin, TX

The launch of Vision Pro, the recently announced Meta Quest, and the numerous other technological advancements in ‘Spatial Computing’ begs the question: Is this a future we should be investing in?

When combined with Generative AI and Blockchain,
we are beginning to understand how these converging technologies will transform how we feel, connect, create, think and even what we own.

Join Stagwell together with ON_Discourse, for an invite-only dinner with leading innovators during SXSW for some rigorous debate and excellent local food.

The launch of Vision Pro, the recently announced Meta Quest, and the numerous other technological advancements in ‘Spatial Computing’ begs the question: Is this a future we should be investing in?

When combined with Generative AI and Blockchain, we are beginning to understand how these converging technologies will transform how we feel, connect, create, think and even what we own.

Join Stagwell together with ON_Discourse, for an invite-only dinner with leading innovators during SXSW for some rigorous debate and excellent local food.

ON_Members Virtual Event

Media Economics and the Future of the Internet

Part 2

Thursday, February 29,
12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Virtual

Media Economics and the Future of the Internet

Part 2

Thursday, February 29, 12:00 – 1:00pm ET

Virtual

The event will bring together members and special guests for a virtual discussion on AI, the economics of media and how the future of the Internet will be shaped by both.

Guest speaker: Louise Story, Ex CPO and CTO, WSJ and Author of Fifteen Cents On The Dollar

The event will bring together members and special guests for a virtual discussion on AI, the economics of media and how the future of the Internet will be shaped by both.

Guest speaker: Louise Story, Ex CPO and CTO, WSJ and Author of Fifteen Cents On The Dollar

ON_Members
Lunch

Media Economics and the Future of the Internet

Part 1

Wednesday, February 28,
12:00 – 2:00pm ET

Society Cafe, NYC

Media Economics and the Future of the Internet

Part 1

Wednesday, February 28, 12:00 – 2:00pm

Society Cafe, NYC

Hosted in a private space at Society Cafe, we gathered together ON_Discourse members and special guests for a discussion about AI, the economics of media and how the future of the Internet will be shaped by both.

Guest speaker: Saneel Radia, CEO/CIO, Proto

Hosted in a private space at Society Cafe, we will bring together ON_Discourse members and special guests for a discussion about AI, the economics of media and how the future of the Internet will be shaped by both.

Guest speaker: Saneel Radia, CEO/CIO, Proto

January 9 – 12 CES, Las Vegas

This past January, ON_Discourse attended CES, one of the biggest and most important tech events in the world.

We published our first Living Issue of 2024, which unpacked the themes at CES, and drove discourse through exclusive content, private events, and unique experiences. The Living Issue helped our members understand the most important existential threats and exponential opportunities that business leaders face in tech.

January 9, 11:30am PT CES, Las Vegas

The ON_Discourse team, our partner Stagwell, and other ON_Members gathered for a briefing and kickoff session at Stagwell’s exclusive space at the ARIA Hotel and Casino. The briefing consisted of a debate with AI experts, including from Google, and explored the impact of AI on user experiences, organizational changes, and brands.

January 9, 11:30am CES, Las Vegas

The ON_Discourse team, our partner Stagwell, and other ON_Members gathered for a briefing and kickoff session at Stagwell’s exclusive space at the ARIA Hotel and Casino. The briefing included a debate with AI experts, including from Google, that explored the impact of AI on user experiences, organizational changes, and brands.

January 9, 3:30pm PT; January 10, 11:30am PT CES, Las Vegas

Our floor tours were a significant upgrade to anything you’ve experienced before. During 90-minute tours, we facilitated a discourse-driven exploration of the convention floor, designed to get our members to engage directly on the fault lines of the most advanced AI innovations.

January 9, 3:30pm; January 10, 11:30am CES, Las Vegas

Our floor tours were a significant upgrade to anything you’ve experienced before. During 90-minute tours, we facilitated a discourse-driven exploration of the convention floor, designed to get our members to engage directly on the fault lines of the most advanced AI innovations.

January 10, 3pm PT CES, Las Vegas

Former NFL quarterback and tech CEO DeShone Kizer, Executive Chairman of Code and Theory Dan Gardner, and professional golfer Michelle Wie West held a live taping of the Playing Business podcast.

DK and Dan tackled a range of topics, including Michelle’s transition from professional sports to the world of business and what it means to be an athlete brand in the age of AI.

Following the live recording, our members had an opportunity to hang out with the hosts, the guest, and fellow ON_Members over cocktails.

January 10, 3pm CES, Las Vegas

NFL quarterback and tech CEO, DeShone Kizer, Executive Chairman of Code and Theory, Dan Gardner, and professional golfer Michelle Wie West presented our members with a live taping of the Playing Business podcast.

DK and Dan tackled a range of topics, including Michelle’s transition from professional sports to the world of business and what it means to be an athlete brand in the age of AI. Following the live recording, members had an opportunity to hang out with the hosts, the guest, and fellow ON_Members over cocktails.

January 11, 11:30am PT CES, Las Vegas

Meta invited ON_Members to the Margaux Ballroom at the Wynn Hotel during CES to experience its latest AR/VR tech. Guests had an opportunity to try on and demo Meta’s newest mixed-reality headset, the Quest 3, along with the latest Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses.

January 11, 11:30am CES, Las Vegas

Meta invited ON_Members to the Margaux Ballroom at the Wynn Hotel during CES to experience its latest AR/VR tech. Guests had an opportunity to try on and demo Meta’s newest mixed-reality headset, the Quest 3, along with the latest Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses.

The New Fan Experience

  • Raashi Rosenberger, Head of Meta Quest, who will share the courtside VR experience that built in partnership with the NBA
  • Neal Hubman, President of LAGC, a new primetime golf league that fuses technology and live action with teams of PGA TOUR stars where six teams of three players compete in head-to-head, match play.
  • Dennis Crowley, Founder of StreetFC, who will share how they are building the world’s biggest soccer club to bring more fans into the game at a grassroots level
  • Raashi Rosenberger, Head of Meta Quest, who will share the courtside VR experience that built in partnership with the NBA
  • Neal Hubman, President of LAGC, a new primetime golf league that fuses technology and live action with teams of PGA TOUR stars where six teams of three players compete in head-to-head, match play.
  • Dennis Crowley, Founder of StreetFC, who will share how they are building the world’s biggest soccer club to bring more fans into the game at a grassroots level

Fans are the new free agents

ON_Media

Will AI Enhance or Destroy the Business of Media?

The Goldmines and Landmines Issue

June 19 – 23 Cannes

Hosted by Stagwell, Sport Beach gathered together the world’s most innovative brands, marketers, and creatives with the top athletic talent in the world, including Maria Sharapova and Carmelo Anthony. The event was a chance to connect, play and celebrate the impact that sport has on shaping global culture and creativity.

Owning Your Brand: How Athletes & Fans Are Building the New Creator Economy

June 22, 11am Cannes

Hosted by ON_Discourse, with Spencer Dinwiddie, Co-Founder, Calaxy and NBA player for the Brooklyn Nets, Solo Ceesay, Co-Founder, Calaxy and Dan Gardner, Executive Chairman, Code and Theory Network and Co-Founder, ON_Discourse.

‘Playing Business’ VIP and Members Dinner

June 22, 7pm Cannes

Hosted at Le Maschou, with a private dinner & after party, with a performances from world-renowned DJ and entrepreneur MICK. Deep discussions took place with business leaders and professional athletes, including Spencer Dinwiddie, Kyle Martino, DeShone Kizer, Vanita Krouch, and James Worthy.

ON_Discourse @ Sport Beach Cocktail Event

June 19, 4 – 6pm

Cannes

ON_Discourse members gathered at a private space at Stagwell’s Sport Beach to enjoy cocktails, wine, and the opportunity to meet fellow members and specially invited guests.

June 19, 4 – 6pm Cannes

ON_Discourse members gathered at a private space at Stagwell’s Sport Beach to enjoy cocktails, wine, and the opportunity to meet fellow members and specially invited guests.

ON_Music

A Symphony of Disruption