The Newseum, Washington, DC – April 24, 2015

The Third Annual Creativity Conference was held on Friday, April 24, 2015 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
Tom Cibrowski, Senior Vice President, Programs, News Gathering and Special Events, ABC News

One-on-One Interview: Powering Up
U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5), House Republican Conference Chair
Moderator: Jonathan Karl, Chief White House Correspondent, ABC News

Innovative Heights: An Aerial Demonstration
Aerial MOB

Remarks: World IP Day
Daniel H. Marti, U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive Office of the President

One-on-One Interview: It’s Always About the Story
Nancy Utley, President, Fox Searchlight Pictures
Moderator: Rick Klein, Political Director, ABC News

Presentation: Imagining the Worlds at Pixar
Harley Jessup, Production Designer, Pixar Animation Studios

Panel: A Tale of Two Cities: Life at the Intersection of Hollywood and Washington
U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT-3)
Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational & Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Barbara Hall, Creator & Executive Producer, “Madam Secretary”
Lori McCreary, Executive Producer, “Madam Secretary,” and President, Producers Guild of America
Moderator: Juju Chang, Co-Anchor, ABC News’ “Nightline”

One-on-One Interview: The Creative Industries – Inspiring the American Dream
U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), House Democratic Leader
Moderator: Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO, Motion Picture Association of America

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

VIDEOS

Senator Chris Dodd, Fred Humphries,
Tom Cibrowski

Event Welcome & Opening Remarks

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5),
House Republican Conference Chair
Moderator: Jonathan Karl

One-on-One Interview: Powering Up

Introduction: Jim Williams, FAA
Aerial MOB

Innovative Heights: An Aerial Demonstration

Daniel H. Marti

Remarks: World IP Day

Introduction: Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37)
Nancy Utley
Moderator: Rick Klein

One-on-One Interview:
It’s Always About the Story

Harley Jessup

Presentation: Imagining the Worlds at Pixar

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-3),
A/S of State Evan Ryan,
Barbara Hall, Lori McCreary
Moderator: Juju Chang

Panel: A Tale of Two Cities: Life at the Intersection of Hollywood and Washington

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (CA-12),
House Democratic Leader
Moderator: Senator Chris Dodd

One-on-One Interview: The Creative Industries – Inspiring the American Dream

PHOTO GALLERIES

Photo Credit: Ralph Alswang

Photos from the Speaking Program

Photos from the Reception and Exhibit Space

Graphic Recorder