Adaptive Spirit
 

Event Agenda

A full schedule of events will be provided when you check-in at the event. You can also find the schedule below and on the Adaptive Spirit mobile app. If you have immediate questions regarding the Event Agenda, comments and/or requests for information, please feel free to contact us.


 

Wednesday, April 3

3:00-6:00 PM
Headquarters and Registration
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors (HQ Refreshments)
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Sign in and pick up your event credentials upon your arrival. Headquarters is your place to get helpful information throughout the event.
 

Thursday, April 4

8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Headquarters and Registration
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors (HQ Refreshments)
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Sign in and pick up your event credentials upon your arrival. Headquarters is your place to get helpful information throughout the event.  
 
3:00-3:30 PM
Navigating the Event
WEISSHORN BOARDROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
First time at this event? Join Susan Burgstiner, the event social chair, while she helps you understand what to expect and how to make the most of the weekend. This is a great way to start the event and find out how to maximize your attendance. 
 
4:45-6:15 PM
Education Panel  
GORE BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
Hosted by Adaptive Spirit and Rocky Mountain Cable Association
 
Disrupt or Give Up?
Disruptive Economics: A Futurist View
 
The 2019 panel will focus on the possible economic future of the industry. Even though it is a multi-year journey, the anticipated roll out of 5G technology will be a big part of IoT, autonomous vehicles and mobile media. Companies will prepare for this and other disruptive technologies and massive changes which differ from previous approaches to handle emerging technologies and content.
 
Moderator
Jeff Baumgartner - Senior Editor, Light Reading
 
Panel Members
Danny Bowman - Chief Mobile Officer, Charter Communications
Jeff Lewis - VP Connectivity & Managed Solutions, Comcast Business
Bruce McClelland - CEO, ARRIS
Phil Wilson - Managing Director, Telecommunications Strategy & Operations, Deloitte
 
 
6:30-8:00 PM
Race Central
TALISA BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Planning to participate in the race? Stop by during the Opening-Night Reception to get information, athlete pairings and everything else you need for the big race.
 
 
6:30-8:00 PM
Opening-Night Reception
Hosted by Gold Sponsors
TALISA BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
The Opening-Night Reception will feature networking and reconnecting with your industry peers. Enjoy beverages and food to complete the evening.
 

Friday, April 5

8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Headquarters and Registration
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors (HQ Refreshments)
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
7:30-9:00 AM
Coffee & a Schmear
Hosted by Gold Sponsors
JUBELN ROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Don't hit the slopes on an empty stomach! Stop by for coffee, tea and bagels.
 
7:30-9:00 AM
Brain Trust Breakfast
Sponsored by INSP | Olympusat, Inc.
GORE BALLROOM FOYER - CHECK IN | HOTEL TALISA
 
Adaptive Spirit added this great networking event to the schedule a few years ago. It was an instant hit due to its unique premise. Not a panel, not a large venue but an intimate environment where everyone can connect to the breakfast host. Industry members flock to have their questions answered at the Brain Trust Breakfast. We bring in top decision-makers, technology suppliers and innovators.
Industry members only.
 
Room Hosts
Danny Bowman - Chief Mobile Officer, Charter 
Kristine Faulkner - SVP Marketing Operations, Cox
Julie Laulis - CEO, Cable ONE, Inc.
Roger Seiken - SVP Programming, WOW!
Elena Ritchie - GVP Content Management & Strategy, Charter
 
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Race Clinic
GOLDEN PEAK RACE ARENA | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
If you are participating in Race Day, then who better to learn from than the pros? Join the U.S. Paralympics Ski and Snowboard Team athletes for a practice run. The team will help you improve your skills for a faster race time.
 
11:30 AM-2:00 PM
Lunch
Hosted by Bronze Sponsors
LOOK-MA LEVEL AT MID-VAIL | VAIL MOUNTAIN
(NON-SKIER ACCESS VIA GONDOLA ONE) 
 
1:00-3:00 PM
Youth Race
Sponsored by Music Choice
BLACK FOREST RACE ARENA | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
Kids 15 and younger are eligible to race along with their peers and the U.S. Paralympics Ski and Snowboard Team athletes. The athletes are available for pointers and encouragement. Kids are guaranteed to have fun on this youth racecourse!
 
3:30-5:00 PM
AS Connections
Sponsored by Metrological
JUBELN ROOM | HOTEL TALISA

Mingle with colleagues and discuss “keeping the customer on the couch.”

Metrological, an industry expert, is sponsoring a networking and rum tasting session to share current insights and a demonstration of the TV experience we all want. Bring your business card for a chance to enter and win a TV!

AS Connection Discussion Topics:

  • Challenges of integrating OTT content into current linear product and how to overcome them
  • Content your customer watches you don't provide
  • How to shrink the EPG without shrinking the available content
  • The art of surfacing content for you customers

Industry members only.

 
6:00 - 9:30 PM
Teen Spirit 
GORE BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Youth (ages 13 to 17): Meet at 6pm and get ready for a no-parents-night-out. Join the gang for dinner and escape room fun. We'll leave promptly at 6:30pm to enjoy dinner and head for the escape room venue. Use your senses to discover hidden objects, solve puzzles, find clues and ultimately solve the mystery.  To win you have to work together. The race is against the clock, not each other. There are three rooms and three difficulty levels: Save The Mountain, Rock Mountain Meltdown and Marble Mountain Mystery. Make sure your parents complete a liability release form and pre-register. 
 
 
6:00-10:00 PM
Kids' Film Fest
Sponsored by Discovery, Inc.
TALISA BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 

Kids enjoy Friday night at the movies while their parents are on the town. All ages welcome at this chaperoned event. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by someone age 18 or older through the evening and parents must complete registration and liability-release forms.

There will be two screening rooms:

Ages 8 & under

  • Early Man
  • Small Foot

Ages 9+

  • Black Panther
  • Jumanji (2017 version)
 
9:00-1:00 AM
On The Town
ALTITUDE BAR & GRILL  | EVERGREEN LODGE
 
On Friday night, get together with the adult guests for a night on the town. Event attendees love to gather, enjoy a night out and get to know each other better. The Altitude Bar and Grill was recently voted Vail’s #1 sports bar. With 19 TVs (including a 100’’ projection TV) and pool tables, the recently renovated Altitude Bar and Grill is the best place in Vail to watch the Final Four, NHL or NBA.
 

Saturday, April 6

8:00-10:00 AM
Headquarters and Registration
GREAT ROOM | GOLDEN PEAK BASE | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Race Day
GOLDEN PEAK RACE ARENA | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
Participating racers and the U.S. Paralympics Ski and Snowboard Team will compete side-by-side as they race down the course. Race times are recorded, and winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet.
 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Race Day Starter - Bloody Mary Bar
LARKSPUR - GOLDEN PEAK BASE | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
Limited number of beverages available
 
11:30 AM-2:00 PM
Lunch
Hosted by Silver Sponsors
LARKSPUR - GOLDEN PEAK BASE | VAIL MOUNTAIN
 
3:30-6:30 PM
Silent Auction
Sponsored by Comcast
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA

View hundreds of items and place your bids. All proceeds from the Silent Auction go toward race and training expenses for individual athletes. Proceeds from the auction are charitable donations to the Athlete Partner Program through No Excuses Unlimited. We can't do it without you!

 

6:00-10:00 PM
Kids' Party
Sponsored by Discovery, Inc.
TALISA BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA

The Saturday Kids' Party has something for everyone including a special area just for teens. All ages are welcome. Children 4 and under must be accompanied by someone age 18 or older through the evening and parents must complete registration and liability-release forms.

 

6:30-9:30 PM
Silent Auction Check-Out
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA

Please pick up your auction items immediately at the close of the Auction. Don't want to carry your winning items on the plane? Look for The UPS Store table, where you can arrange to have your items shipped directly to your home or office.

 
6:30- 9:30 PM
Awards Banquet
Hosted by Platinum Sponsors
ALPINE HALL | HOTEL TALISA
 
Dinner and wine service surround an evening of thanks, recognition, dedication and loyalty. Race winners are announced. Registered youth ages 13 and older are welcome to attend the banquet.
 
Adaptive Spirit is excited to announce Tanith White as the host of this year’s closing banquet!
 
Tanith White 
NBC Sports Reporter and Analyst

Tanith White is a figure skating commentator for NBC Sports Group, covering major events including the Olympics, the World Figure Skating Championships, and the U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She also handles play-by-play for additional Olympic sports, including gymnastics and curling.

A two-time Olympian in ice-dancing, White (then Tanith Belbin) and partner Ben Agosto won an Olympic silver medal at the 2006 Torino Winter Games – the first ice dancing medal for a U.S. team in 30 years. Belbin and Agosto finished in fourth place at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, which capped a career that also earned them five U.S. Championship titles, four World Championship medals (two silver, two bronze), and three Grand Prix Final medals (two silver, one bronze). Since retiring from competition in 2010, the pair has continued to skate together professionally.

 
10:00 PM-1:00 AM
After-Hours Party
Sponsored by Viacom
bōl | SOLARIS (VAIL VILLAGE)
 
Finish the weekend at bōl, a cool hotspot with a twist on nightlife. With ten custom-designed white bowling lanes, a trendy bar, and music, bōl offers a truly unique experience.
 

Sunday, April 7

8:00-10:00 AM
Farewell Breakfast
Hosted by Bronze Sponsors
ZERMATT BALLROOM | HOTEL TALISA
 
Time to say good-bye. Continental breakfast will be served. Meet with your industry associates one last time before heading down the mountain.
 

 

Adaptive Spirit Shuttle Information

Regularly scheduled Hotel Talisa shuttles are available from the host hotel to the Marriott, Evergreen Lodge and the Lionshead and Vail Transportation Centers every 15 to 20 minutes. You can also use the Golden Peak stop by calling the hotel at 970 476-7111. The host hotel shuttles are provided courtesy of Cable ONE, Inc and Game Show Network

Town of Vail buses are FREE and run regularly between the eastern end of Vail Village and the western end of LionsHead. There is a stop outside at the top of the Hotel Talisa driveway and close to all Adaptive Spirit lodging properties.



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