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Power panel and deep-dive discussions at the Congress

The FIPP World Congress agenda includes a number of power panel and deep-dive discussions, around which individual presentations with case studies and expert insights are then built to add further depth to the programme.

 

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***The 41st FIPP World Congress takes place from 9-11 October in London. With a mere two weeks left to the Congress, time is running out to secure your place. Register now to attend***

 

Below is the list of all our panel and deep-dive discussions, divided by broad themes. You can take a look at the full agenda here.

MACRO-ENVIRONMENT / BUSINESS MODELS:

Panel, main stage, 10 October, 10:25-10:55

Embracing the future

  • Natasha Christie Miller, Divisional CEO, Ascential, UK; Philipp Schmidt, Chief Transformation Officer and MD: Prisma Media Solutions, Prisma Media, France; and Tom Bureau, CEO, Immediate Media Co., UK. Interviewed by Peter Kreisky, Chairman, The Kreisky Media Consultancy, USA

 

Panel, main stage, 10 October, 11:15-11:45

The enduring power of special interest media

  • Gerrit Klein, CEO, Ebner Media Group, Germany; Lisa Granatstein, Editor and VP of Content and Events, Adweek, USA; and Yulia Boyle, VP Global Media and Experiences, National Geographic Partners, USA. Interviewed by Mike Hewitt, Managing Director, Adaugeo Media

 

Deep-dive, specialist stage, 10 October, 12:35-13:05

Strategic roadmap for organisational transformation

  • Lucy Küng, Google News Initiative Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for Journalism, Oxford University, Switzerland

 

Panel, main stage, 11 October, 09:20-09:40

Navigating politically turbulent times

  • Aroon Purie, Chairman, The India Today Group, India; Jerzy Baczynski, Editor in Chief and President of the Board, Polityka, Poland; and Megan Murphy, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek, USA. Interviewed by Juan Señor, Senior Partner, Innovation Media Consulting and Fellow at the Reuters Institute for Journalism, UK

 

Panel, main stage, 11 October, 16:15-16:45

Next growth areas for media

  • Mike Federle, President and Chief Operating Officer, Forbes, USA; Ralph Büchi, COO of the Ringier Group and CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Switzerland, Switzerland; Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO, Future Publishing, UK.Interviewed by James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP

 

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REVENUE MODELS and MONETISATION: 

Deep-dive, Innovation Theatre, 10 October, 10:25-10:55

Making sense of AdTech

  • Rick Welch, VP of Programmatic Advertising, Flipboard, USA

 

Panel, main stage, 10 October, 14:05-14:35

Maximising audience revenue

  • Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media, UK; Kevin Costello, CEO, Haymarket, UK; and Marcus Rich, CEO, Time Inc. UK. Interviewed by James Hewes, President and CEO, FIPP

 

Deep-dive, Innovation Theatre, 10 October, 15:20-15:50

What next with digital payments and diversification?

  • Kris Nagel, CEO, Vindicia, USA

 

Panel, main stage, 11 October, 11:20-11:50

Advertising in the era of Google and Facebook

  • James Wildman, President and CEO, Hearst Magazines UK, UK; Linda Yaccarino, Chairman of Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships, NBC Universal, USA; and Ross Sleight, Chief Strategy Officer, Somo, UK. Interviewed by Mike Hewitt, Managing Director, Adaugeo Media

 

Panel, specialist stage, 11 October, 13:45-14:15

Monetising video

  • Andrew Crofoot, Head of Digital Distribution and Partnerships, Endemol Shine Group, UK; Angela Byun, Senior Director International Development and Strategy, Golf Digest, USA; and Kristin Cardwell, Director of International Strategy and Development, Refinery29, UK. Interviewed by Laurie Benson, CEO, Upnexxt

 

Panel, Insight Theatre, 11 October, 13:45-14:15

Measuring the true impact of magazine media across platforms

  • Linda Thomas Brooks, CEO, MPA, USA; Sue Todd, CEO, Magnetic, UK; Yolanda Ausín, General Manager, Asociación de Revistas de Información (ARI), Spain. Interviewed by Esther Braspenning, Content and Media Knowledge Manager, The Ppress, Belgium

 

Deep-dive, Insight Theatre, 11 October, 14:20-15:00

Live the passion

  • Jennifer Dunleavy, Creative Media Manager, and Richard Thomas, Head of Ad Insight, Time Inc. UK

 

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AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT:

Deep-dive, specialist stage, 10 October, 10:25-10:55

Building event experiences that audiences love

  • David Davies, Executive Creative Director, Cannes Lions, UK

 

Panel, specialist stage, 10 October, 11:15-11:45

Engaging audiences across platforms

  • Hannah Ray, Head of Social Strategy and Storytelling, Condé Nast International, UK; Marion Mertens, Senior Digital Editor, Paris Match, France; and Vince Errico, Chief Digital Officer, Trusted Media Brands, USA. Interviewed by Carolyn Morgan, Founder, Penmaen Media

 

Panel, main stage, 11 October, 15:20-15:50

What next for storytellers?

  • Gina Johnson, Editorial Director, Motivate Publishing, UAE; Mark Frith, Editor, RadioTimes, UK; Olivier Royant, Editor, Paris Match, France. Interviewed by Barry McIlheney, CEO, PPA, UK.

 

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BRAND DEVELOPMENT:  

Panel, main stage, 10 October, 12:35-13:05

Strategies for taking web-native brands global

  • Jovan Protic, Group Director – Digital Publishing and acting CEO NOIZZ, Ringier Axel Springer Media, Switzerland; Julian Childs, Managing Director UK and Europe, Business Insider, UK; and Sam Baker, Co-founder, CEO and Editor, The Pool, UK. Interviewed by Laurie Benson, CEO, Upnexxt

 

Panel, specialist stage, 10 October, 14:05-14:35

Building multi-platform international brands

  • Alastair Lewis, Group Director, Haymarket Consumer Media, UK; Arnaud de Saint Simon, CEO, Psychologies Magazine, France; and Tim Hudson, Director of Licensing and Syndication, Immediate Media Co., UK. Interviewed by Laurie Benson, CEO, Upnexxt

 

Panel, main stage, 10 October, 15:20-15:50

Media in a platform age

  • Anne-Marie Tomchak, UK Editor, Mashable, UK; Kalli Purie, Group Editorial Director, The India Today Group, India; and Stefan Betzold, MD: Digital, BILD Group, Axel Springer, Germany. Interviewed by Stephan Scherzer, CEO, VDZ, Germany

 

Deep-dive, specialist stage, 11 October, 11:20-11:50

How to make more of Facebook

  • Karla Geci, Strategic Media Partnerships, Facebook, UK

 

Deep-dive, specialist stage, 11 October, 15:20-15:50

The power of influencers

  • Jenny Tsai, Founder and CEO, Wearisma, UK, and Lillian Betty, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Time Inc. UK, UK

 

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INNOVATION:

Deep-dive, Innovation Theatre, 10 October, 11:15-11:45

What publishers can learn from UPM’s innovation in paper

  • Stefanie Eichiner, Manager: Environmental Market Support CE, UPM, Germany

 

Deep-dive, Innovation Theatre, 10 October, 14:05-14:35

Have digital editions reached a dead-end?

  • Nick Flood, Product and Commercial Operations Director, Dennis Publishing, UK; Nikolay Malyarov, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, PressReader, Canada; and Ranj Begley, Managing Director, Readly UK. Interviewed by Jim Bilton, Managing Director, Wessenden Marketing, UK

 

Deep-dive, main stage, 10 October, 17:30-18:00

Get on board the Innovation Express

  • Juan Señor, Senior Partner, and John Wilpers, Senior Director USA, Innovation Media Consulting, UK and USA

 

Panel, main stage, 11 October, 13:45-14:15

How Artificial Intelligence is set to impact media

  • Alice Zimmermann, Global Product Partnerships, Google, UK; Francesco Marconi, Manager: Strategy and Development, Associated Press, USA; and Martha Stone, CEO, World Newsmedia Network, USA. Interviewed by Mike Hewitt, Managing Director, Adaugeo Media

 

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TALENT:

Panel, Insight Theatre, 11 October, 11:20-11:50

Finding and keeping good people

  • Duncan Tickell, MD: Advertising and International, Immediate Media Co., UK; Peter Kreisky, Chairman, The Kreisky Media Consultancy, USA; and Rebecca Constable, Head of Talent, Haymarket, UK. Interviewed by James Hewes, CEO and President, FIPP

 

Panel, Insight Theatre, 11 October, 12:15-12:55

Rising Stars Winners on the future of the industry

  • Winners to be announced. Introduction by James Hewes, President and CEO FIPP. Interviewed by Ruud van den Berg, SVP Magazines, Merchants and Office, UPM Paper.

 

Apart from these discussions, there will be several individual presentations with best practice case studies and emerging developments (for example with voice). Take a look at the full FIPP World Congress agenda. With 9-11 October around the corner, time is running out to book your place. Register now to join us there.

 

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