The Newseum, Washington, DC – May 2, 2014

The Second Annual Creativity Conference was held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at The Newseum in Washington, DC. Presented by the Motion Picture Association of America, in partnership with Microsoft and ABC News, the conference showcased America's greatest strengths when it comes to global competitiveness: innovation and creativity.

PROGRAM

Event Welcome
Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America

Opening Remarks
Fred Humphries, Vice President, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
Robin Sproul, Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News

One-on-One Interview: Public Policy and the Creative Economy
House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
Moderator: Jonathan Karl, Chief White House Correspondent, ABC News

Talk #1: History, Legacy and the Future of 3D Printing
Avi N. Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3D Systems

2:1 Interview: Could HER Become Reality?
Mary Czerwinski, PhD, Research Manager and Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Avi N. Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3D Systems
Moderator: Rick Klein, Political Director, ABC News

Introduction of "Talk #2"
U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (TN-7)

Talk #2: JUPITER ASCENDING Economic Impact
Lisa Rawlins, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Warner Bros. Entertainment

Introduction of "Talk #3"
U.S. Representative Karen Bass (CA-37)

Talk #3: 2D to 3D Conversion
William Sherak, Co-President, Content Creation, Deluxe Entertainment Service Group

One-on-One Interview: The Creator’s Process
Sean Bailey, President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production
Moderator: Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America

Remarks
Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Introduction of "The Audience Era" Panel
U.S. Representative Judy Chu (CA-27)

Panel: The Audience Era
Kati London, Senior Researcher, Microsoft
Amy Powell, President, Paramount Television & Paramount’s Insurge Pictures & Digital Entertainment
Morgan Spurlock, Filmmaker and Producer
Moderator: Juju Chang, Co-Anchor, ABC News “Nightline”

Conclusion
Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America

VIDEOS

Senator Chris Dodd, Fred Humphries,
Robin Sproul

Event Welcome & Opening Remarks

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
Moderator: Jonathan Karl

Public Policy and the Creative Economy

Avi N. Reichental

Talk #1: History, Legacy and the Future of 3D Printing

Avi N. Reichental, Mary Czerwinski
Moderator: Rick Klein

2:1 Interview: Could HER Become Reality?

Introduction: Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-7)
Lisa Rawlins

Talk #2: JUPITER ASCENDING Economic Impact

Introduction: Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37)
William Sherak

Talk #3: 2D to 3D Conversion

Sean Bailey
Moderator: Senator Chris Dodd

One-on-One Interview: The Creator’s Process

Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

Remarks

Senator Chris Dodd

Conclusion

PHOTO GALLERIES

Photo Credit: Ralph Alswang

Photos from the Speaking Program

Photos from the Reception
and Exhibit Space

Microsoft product demonstrations, a special appearance by a Minion from Universal Pictures’ DESPICABLE ME, the Iron Throne from HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” and a 3D printing demonstration by 3D Systems.

Photos from the Make-Up Transformation Demonstration

Guests witnessed firsthand the three hour make-up transformation of a human into a werewolf, courtesy of Tyler Green, a season six finalist on SyFy's "Face Off."