This year, we will be offering 6 “tracks” of sessions. All breakout sessions and panel discussions will fall into one of these “tracks”. Some of these sessions will be specifically for beginners, and the schedule will indicate as such prior to the event. Keynote talks will be more broad, and should appeal to all who are in attendance.

Tracks

The following tracks will be how each session’s topic is categorized. As you will see below, these are pretty broad categories, however it will help you determine the overarching goal of each, and help you decide what session during each time is right for you.

Creation Conference Track

Creation

This track will teach you everything from the art of storytelling to conducting the best possible interviews for your show. There will be sessions for beginners as well as advanced sessions that will help you do everything from creating a show from scratch, to making your existing show better.

Technical Conference Track

Technical

PM17 will be home to some of the best technical experts in podcasting. Whether you’re looking for step by step ways to podcast from your mobile devices, trying to figure out what plugs into where, or how to edit like a pro, you’ll find sessions on various topics throughout the week.

Industry Conference Track

Industry

At PM17 we pride ourselves as the place that brings experts from around the industry together to present sessions unlike any you’ll see together anywhere else. This is the track that will see the most growth in 2016, but past sessions included an IAB panel on podcast advertising standards, multiple sessions on measurements, and large podcast sponsorships.

Marketing Conference Track

Marketing

Creating great content is part of the battle, but making sure people hear what you’re making is the next big mystery! You’ll figure out some of the secrets that the world’s most successful podcasters use. From social media marketing, to email marketing, to using new technology, learn the latest techniques to get your voice heard!

Monetization Conference Track

Monetization

We know that many people podcasting want to know how they can make money with their art. While it’s not easy, it can be done, and we bring in experts to teach you the different ways to do it. Learn about getting sponsors and making them work, crowdfunding your podcast, and more.

Jacobs Media Strategies

Broadcasters Meet Podcasters

“Broadcasters Meet Podcasters” is designed to combine the energy and electricity of the podcasting space with the expertise, talent, and reach of the broadcasting world.