Dante Basco Speaker Event on Monday, Oct. 14th

UME is proud to co-sponsor the Dante Basco Event!

When: Monday, October 14 from 7-9 PM | Where: Class of 49 Auditorium


Come meet Dante Basco, the keynote speaker for the Penn Philippine Association’s Filipino American Heritage Month

You may know him as Prince Zuko of the Fire Nation (Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender). You may know him as Jake Long the American Dragon (Disney). You may know him as Rufio, leader of the Lost Boys in the 1991 Peter Pan movie titled Hook. Regardless, Dante Basco will be at Penn to talk about his entertainment career, answer questions, and meet his fans! Be sure you don’t miss out on this event!

Co-sponsored by Penn Philippine Association, SPEC, Year of Sound, Cinema Studies Program, Asian American Studies, Harrison College House, Collective for Asian Pacific Events, and PAACH.


Wonderful Wharton Wednesdays: The Evolution of Sports Media

For anyone interested in hearing top executives from the sports media world speak about the changes in the industry over the last two decades, this is the event for you! Come hear Len DeLuca, former Senior Vice President of ESPN and Derrick Heggans, former General Manager of AOL Sports speak about their times as executives at top sports media corporations as well as their current endeavors in sports entrepreneurship and management! Food from Jimmy Johns will be served!

Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Place: JMHH 255

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Discussion items will include:

  • Challenges and opportunities for networks, distributors and content creators
  • Content innovation
  • Enabling technologies
  • Trends in digital media
  • Digital media analytics
  • Social media integration
  • Rights valuation / negotiations
  • DRM / piracy concerns

Sponsored by:

Undergraduate Media & Entertainment Club

Undergraduate Sports Business Club

Phi Gamma Nu (Professional Business Fraternity)


DigiCon: The Wharton Undergraduate Digital Media Conference

The Undergraduate Media and Entertainment Club invites you to DigiCon, our cornerstone Spring Event. Featuring speakers and various panels, it will be held Friday, April 5th, in Huntsman Hall.  The conference’s objective is to talk about the changes in the entertainment industry with the rise of the digital revolution. Food will be served.  

We will be featuring the keynote speaker Murray Hidary, CEO & Founder of iAmplify. In addition, we will bring in panelists who will talk about their unique experiences utilizing digital media to produce new, creative content as well as the business behind developing digital platforms.

Click here for the Facebook Event. RSVP to the event by filling out the form below.

Keynote Speaker: Murray Hidary, CEO and Founder of iAmplify

The panelists will include:

Josh & Mike Greenfield and Adam Saewitz: “The Brothers Green” YouTube webseries

Rob Michael Hugel: Comedian; Creator & Star of “I Hate Being Single;” Directed “Broad City” episodes; Acted in “Very Mary-Kate” (Web Series on College Humor)

Garance Doré: Producer of “Pardon My French”

Tanya Louneva: Pandora

Maria Diokno: Editor-in-Chief of My Damn Channel

Mara Winokur: VP of Digital at Starz Media

Nicole Michalik: AKA Nik the Web Chick, Clear Channel Communications/iHeartRadio (Social Media Manager)

Full Conference Schedule:

1:00 pm: Keynote Speaker Presentation: Murray Hidary

2:00 : Variety in Digital Media Content Panel: The Brothers Green, Rob Michael Hugel, Garance Doré

3:00: Break; hor d’oeuvres will be served

3:20: Digital Media Platform Panel: iHeartRadio, Pandora, My Damn Channel, Starz Media

4:30: Networking session

5:15: Closing remarks