Here are the names of seven of the first speakers confirmed for the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October 2017 in London, the United Kingdom.
1. Andria Vidler, CEO, Centaur Media, UK
2. Antonella Mei-Pochtler, senior partner, Boston Consulting Group, Austria
3. Clay Stobaugh, executive VP and chief marketing officer, Wiley, USA
4. Kathleen Saxton, CEO and founder, The Lighthouse Company, UK
5. Nick Ascheim, SVP of digital, NBC News and MSNBC, USA
6. Walter Longo, president, Abril, Brazil
7. Yves Bougon, CEO, Hearst, Japan
In total, 30 speakers are now confirmed for the Congress. Others are from companies such as Bloomberg Media (UK/USA), Ebner Media Group (Germany), Harvard Business Review (USA), Rogers Publishing (Canada), Schibsted (Norway), upday (Poland). See those for whom we have so far received photos and biographies, here.
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In a world substantially different from only a few months ago, attending the 41st FIPP World Congress will give you an opportunity to take time out of busy schedules, take stock and reflect and discuss challenges and opportunities with colleagues from around the world – and to enjoy yourself in one of the most iconic and welcoming cities of the world.
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We hope to see you in London in October.
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