There will be four Keynote Theatre sessions at the conference: Digital Marketing, Technology / Future Trends, Content / Digital, and Communications / Engagement.

Key topics will include digital marketing trends, creating shareable content, the future of broadcasting, promoting creative collaboration, and much more.

*Please note that all speakers are confirmed at the time of announcement however we reserve the right to make any changes to the programme in circumstances beyond our control.


Want priority access to our keynote sessions?

Add Fast Track Access to your registration. For just £30+VAT per keynote session, jump the queue and guarantee your space in the theatre or why not select all four sessions across the two days for just £100+VAT. Upon registering, you can choose to purchase fast track access by selecting your preferred keynote session.

Please note: Fast Track Access is only for quick access to the keynote theatre sessions. All other rooms will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

To see more information about each theatre session, and who’s speaking, click on the topics below:






DAY ONE – Wednesday 15 February

 Time Agenda
 Digital Marketing Sponsored by Mediacom
 10:00 Introduction by Mediacom
 10:10 Alex Kozloff – Director of Marketing & Industry Management, IAB
 10:35 Caoilfhionn Nic Conmara – Account Manager, Quantcast
The new ways brands can use emotion and insights to drive long terms results for advertisers.
 11:00 Aaron McGrath – Sales Director, Bing Ads UK, Microsoft
 11:25 James Nesbitt – Senior Agency Development Manager, Google
Topic – In uncertain time, digital is pleasingly reliable
 11:50 Q&A
 Communications/Engagement Sponsored by Magnetic
 12:45 Introduction by Sue Todd, CEO, Magnetic
 13:00 Vic White, Commercial Content Director, Hearst UK
Topic – Long term brand building / building a modern brand.
 13:30 Sue Elms, Disruptive Consumer Intelligence for Marketing & Media, Skin the Cat Ltd
 14:00 Cat Turner – Head of Consumer PR, The Co-operative

DAY TWO – Thursday 16 February

 Time Agenda
Content/Digital Sponsored by Bing
 10:00 Introduction by James Murray, Bing
Topic – Decoding Human Context.
 10:10 James Murray – Product Marketing Manager, Bing Ads, Microsoft
 10:35 Lukasz Zelezny – Head of Organic Acquistion,
 11:00 Paul Mallon – Head of Brand Engagement, Paddy Power
Topic – 5 Rules of Great Marketing.
 11:25 Kristal Ireland – Head of eCommerce & Retail, Virgin Trains East Coast
 11:50 Q&A
Technology/Future Trends Sponsored by Ve Interactive
 12:45 Introduction by Gareth Neville – Head of UK Agencies, VE Interactive
 12:55 Oli Thompson – Senior Product Manager, BBC
 13:20 Sam Ashken – Strategic Planner, Blippar
 13:45 Tom Cheesewright – Futurist, Book of the Future
 14:10 Greg Furber – VR Director, REWIND
Topic – How brands are using VR to engage audiences.
 14:35 Q&A