Live Streaming Meets Real Life: Hundreds of Periscopers Will Descend On New York for the First-Ever Mobile Live Streaming Conference Hosted by Periscope Community Summit.

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In its inaugural year, the Summit expects nearly 300 scopers, over 500,000 live stream viewers, more than 50 speakers, 7 keynotes, and 1 world record set for the most amount of mobile live streaming done at the same time.

Hundreds of avid Periscope users will meet in NY.

New York scope Week will not only foster educational growth in social media and live streaming; it will also provide a unique experience for networking with those around the globe.

Live streaming apps have taken the social media world by storm and Periscope is leading the pack. The app has only been around for five months, but already hundreds of Periscope users are coming together in New York from September 22 – 24 for New York Scope Week. Presented by Periscope Community Summit, this is the first user-generated conference of its kind and will take place over three days of ground-breaking speeches, meet ups for all Peri-enthusiasts and a lot of live streaming.

Some of the event highlights include:

  • Al Roker, Co-Anchor of NBC's Today Show and CEO of Roker Labs will host an exclusive pre-event roundtable to discuss the impact of mobile live streaming apps and their future use. Roundtable guests include: Jay Manuel, Grant Cardone, Kim Garst, Scott Williams, NY Scope Week organizers, Ryan A. Bell and Cathy Hackl, as well as Lili Salzberg, Periscope’s community manager. The roundtable will take place at MIST Harlem on Sept. 22 at 11a.m. and will be live streamed from the @AlRoker and @RokerLabs Periscope accounts.
  • On Sep. 23, attendees will attempt to set the world record for the “Most People Mobile Live Streaming Simultaneously in One Location” from MIST Harlem via Record Setter.
  • There will be 7 keynotes and more than 50 speakers and 14 musical performers gracing the NY Scope Week stage.
  • A 5k in Central Park, a live global meditation, and many more events scheduled across Manhattan.

“New York scope Week will not only foster educational growth in social media and live streaming; it will also provide a unique experience for networking with those around the globe,” Cathy Hackl, Director of Periscope Community Summit, stated. “It has been a long time since I have seen this much excitement surrounding a new social media platform and it’s never too early to start discussing the impact that live streaming is having and will have on business.”

NY Scope Week is presented by SanDisk and T-Mobile. Other sponsors and partners include: Lyft, District Cowork, Shawn Thomas, Classic Harbor Line, Live Stream Gear, Katch.me, Tagboard, Swagbot, olloClip, Social Media Week Miami, Lifestream, and Eventcrowd. This event is not operated by Twitter or Periscope.

“The community built Periscope Community Summit. Something just connected… and we made it bigger. The most talented and wonderful people in live streaming are flying from all over the world to meet in New York. The camaraderie that we have on Periscope is nothing short of amazing,” said Ryan A. Bell, Periscope Community Summit founder.

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