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34 speakers now confirmed for the 41st FIPP World Congress

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Michael Federle, chief operating officer of Forbes, Kate Ward, VP of international at Refinery 29, Megan Murphy, editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, founder and CEO of Drawbridge, are a few of the latest speakers confirmed for the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October 2017 in London, the United Kingdom.

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Discounted, pre-agenda booking is currently available:

• For FIPP members: £1,290, saving you £700 on the final rate

• For non-members: £1,690, saving you £700 on the final rate

• For delegations: £990, saving you £300 on the final rate

Sign up with the pre-agenda rate, here.

In total, 34 speakers have now been confirmed for the 41st FIPP World Congress. Other latest confirmed speakers include: 

• Scott Dickie, CEO of TEN: The Enthusiast Network

• Linda Thomas Brooks, president and CEO of MPA (American magazine media association)

• Stephan Scherzer, CEO of VDZ (German publishers association)

See the list of speakers (where we have so far received their photos and biographies) here.

Why attend:

The world is substantially different from only a few months ago and attending the 41st FIPP World Congress gives you an opportunity to take time out of busy schedules, take stock, reflect and discuss challenges and opportunities with colleagues from around the world – and enjoy yourself in London, one of the most iconic and welcoming cities of the world.

Speaker proposals:

With a high number of speaker proposals already received, speaking slots at the Congress are now limited. If you are interested in speaking, send a short proposal along with the name and bio of the suggested speaker to Cobus Heyl, FIPP’s Chief Content Officer and Marketing Manager, at

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Sponsorship options:

Find out more about the innovative marketing solutions available for sponsors at the 41st FIPP World Congress, the industry’s flagship global event. Get in touch with John Schlaefli, FIPP’s commercial director, at, for more.

General and delegation enquiries:

FIPP’s head of events, Claire Jones at, is available to assist with general questions and/or to find out more about customised packages for delegations of five or more people wishing to attend the Congress.

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