SAG's David White to Speak on Digital Issues

The Feb. 17 talk is hosted by Town Hall Los Angeles.

David White, SAG’s national executive director, will speak next week at Town Hall Los Angeles on “Challenges and Opportunities: Actors in the Digital Age.”

“We are living in a time of sweeping change,” said White in a statement. “With change comes uncertainty, but with smart responses, we’ve always adapted to ensure that this change also expands opportunities for our members.”

White cited digital theft as one of the guild’s concerns.

Town Hall Los Angeles, now in its 75th year, hosts public forums on a range of events. Past entertainment industry speakers include Richard Parsons, then chairman and CEO of Time Warner; Rob Friedman, co-chairman and CEO of Summit Entertainment; and Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard.

The presentation is on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel with an 11:30 a.m. networking reception, noon lunch and a 12:30 program (including a Q&A). Tickets are $49-65. Info at