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Digital Kids Summit Kicks off Sept. 19

Engage Digital announces the 250 kid-focused experts who will converge at the Digital Kids Summit at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum September 19.

San Francisco, CA -- Engage Digital announced that 250 kid-focused digital media, entertainment and learning experts will converge in San Francisco next week for its Digital Kids Summit and Digital Kids Education (Edu) Day taking place Wednesday, September 18th, and Thursday, September 19th, at the San Francisco Children’s Creativity Museum. Next weeks Summits are spin-offs of Engage Digital's 8-year-old New York-based Digital Kids Conference, which takes place during Toy Fair.

Speakers include child experts and digital media veterans from startups and established firms, including PBS, Disney, Pixar, Activision, Netflix, Google, Adobe, Houghton Mifflin, Tynker, Tykoon, Duck Duck Moose, and Lightspeed Ventures, just to name a few. Industry leaders will share key insights into what it takes to create and market best-selling, innovative digital entertainment and learning products for kids.

"With a dual focus on digital entertainment and learning, we are very excited to bring our Digital Kids events to San Francisco," said Tonda Sellers, VP of Conferences at Engage Digital. "Engaging with kids online and on mobile devices is big business and we provide industry professionals the opportunity to connect, learn and explore avenues to grow their business, all in two day's time!"

Digital Kids Edu focuses on the profound and rapidly changing innovations taking place in education through digital media and mobile devices. Topic to be discussed include strategies, market evolution, operational techniques and how to grow the market by meeting the educational needs of children today and tomorrow.

Technology professionals, publishers and digital directors along with media executives seeking to educate kids via digital devices are encouraged to attend. Digital Kids Edu also targets district technology directors, curriculum designers, administrators, educators and researchers looking to integrate digital learning tools in the classroom.

View the Digital Kids Edu speakers and schedule

Digital Kids Summit focuses on building best-selling digital interactive entertainment products, bringing attendees insights from kid veterans and digital media mavins who will share their passions for innovation, understandings of the market and paths to digital success.

This event caters to brand owners, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices.

Digital Kids Summit speakers and schedule can be found

Along with thought-provoking content, Digital Kids Edu and Summit also provides attendees with the opportunity to network, learn and connect with peers, furthering their knowledge of how to navigate the rapidly emerging digital learning and ever-evolving digital entertainment markets for kids. Event sponsors include Dubit, Netflix, Dr. Panda, Virtual Piggy and KneoWorld.

Source: Engage Digital

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.