AICP Business Affairs Boot Camp


Thursday, June 4th
137 West 26th Street

The AICP Business Affairs Boot Camp is an intensive three-session workshop designed to give production company and agency business affairs executives tangible insights that can be implemented at their company as soon as they return to their offices. All content has been developed and vetted - and will be presented - by some of the best minds in the industry.

AICP Members: $95
Non-Members: $125
This is a premium event. AICP Week Passes will not grant access to the Boot Camp.

Schedule & Panelists

8:30am - 9:00am – Check-in, Breakfast & Networking

9:00am – 10:10am – Session I - We Went To Law School And You Didn’t, Luckily For You!
So send the production contract to your lawyer. Agency contracts don’t need to be a sticking point. Watch agency general counsel and production counsel hash out contract terms and streamline the process for everyone.

Panelist Include:
Jim Pharo, General Counsel, McGarryBowen
Barry Stelboum, Senior Partner, Deputy General Counsel, J. Walter Thompson New York
Roberta Wolff, Esq.

10:15am – 11:15am – Session II - Labor Quicksand
When are you on solid ground?
Panelists Include:
Jane Nuñez, Vice President, Labor Relations, AICP
Debbie Thomson, Talent Partners
Carl Zucker, Vice President of Production Business Affairs, The Team Companies
Sara Castrellon, Commercial and Music Video Payroll Manager, CAPS
Moderator: Mark EgmonVice President of Marketing Communications & Brand Management, The Team Companies

11:15am-11:30am - Coffee Break

11:30am – 12:30pm – Session III - Orange Is The New Gray Flannel
Business is Business, right? Well, sometimes business decisions could put both you and your company in hot water—or worse, behind bars. These legal eagles will discuss some of the issues in today’s business practices that can create risk that go beyond what you signed up for as an undergrad.
Panelists Include:.
Jeffrey Greenbaum, Managing Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Rodney C. Pizarro, Esq., Director, Business Affairs, David & Goliath
Michael Plaut, VP Associate General Counsel, Director of Advertising Legal Services, Interpublic Group
Adam Cohen, Partner/Chair of IP Group, Kane Kessler, P.C


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