Visual 1st Updates Sponsor & Speaker Lineup

Visual 1st Updates Sponsor & Speaker Lineup

Imaging Conference to be Held Oct. 22–23,2018


Oakland, CA—Visual 1st, the worldwide executive conference focused on promoting innovation and also partnerships in the photo and video ecosystem, announced its 2018 program. In addition, the conference will feature an outstanding speaker lineup.

Originally named Mobile Photo Connect, the 6th annual edition of Visual 1st will be held October 22–23, 2018 at the Golden Gate Club in the San Francisco Presidio.

More than 200 executives and entrepreneurs attend the conference. They come from photo as well as video app development start-ups, mobile device vendors, carriers, cloud storage providers, software companies, print product providers and camera manufacturers. Attendees will travel from the U.S., Europe and also Asia to participate.

Insta360 Nano S on iPhones

Also, the conference organizers announced that, in partnership with Insta360, the first 100 registered attendees will be entered in a raffle. Furthermore, the prizes are 15 Insta360 Nano S cameras, each valued at $239.

Visual 1st Program Topics

Furthermore, this year the photo and video conference examines:

•    Exploding image capture options: smartphones, digital cameras as well as the long tail of cameras
•    Monetizing photos through print: winning tactics in a rapidly evolving environment
•    Leveraging AR in the photo and video ecosystem
•    Emerging monetization models for the photo and video ecosystem
•    The new world of phodeo: photos + videos + anything in between

Visual 1st Speaker Lineup

•    Alexis Gerard, Visual 1st
•    Andreas Roettl, journi
•    Andy Kelm, Palmarés Advisors
•    Cesar Kuriyama, 1 Second Everyday
•    Champ Bennett, HYPNO
•    Eduardo Llach, Krome Photos
•    Eli Lubitch, Beamr
•    Elodie Mailliet Storm, Getty Images
•    Hans Hartman, Visual 1st
•    Jaclyn Moran, LuvPics
•    Julia Enthoven, Kapwing
•    Juston Payne, Google
•    Kain Jones, Pixsy
•    Kathleen Chaykowski, Forbes
•    Maksym Davydov, ADVA Soft
•    Marc-Antoine Benglia, Kwilt
•    Marcel van der Heijden, Speedinvest
•    Mathieu Spiry, Zyl
•    Michael Bulbenko, Fujifilm
•    Michael Shabun, Insta360
•    Mike Lanza, Streetography
•    Mikkel Aaland, photographer/author
•    Natasha Ponomaroff, InstaSize
•    Omar Arambula, InstaSize
•    Omer Shoor, Photomyne
•    Phil Bowman, Circle Graphics
•    Philipp Muehlbauer, Picanova
•    Ralph Naruhn, di support
•    Rob Mauldin, CaptureLife
•    Ryan Moore, Fujifilm
•    Scott DeFusco, CaptureLife
•    Stephanie Randle,
•    Terence Swee, muvee
•    Teri Llach, Krome Photos
•    Yasutaka Nagatomi, moovin

Visual 1st  Sponsors

Picanova, Circle Graphics, Fujifilm, Beamr, Krome Photos as well as CaptureLife are Gold sponsors. The Silver sponsors to date are Streetography, RPI, Insta360, di support, Pixsy, Kwilt and Photomyne. Visual-1st-2018-gold-SponsorsMoreover, sponsors from the media as well as industry associations currently include Kaptur, Digital Imaging Reporter, piv, the Imaging Alliance, the Dead Pixels Society, the International Photographic Council and also PEN Weekly.