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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Discounted pre-agenda and delegation (5+ people) registration is now open.
• 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
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.
With 30 speakers confirmed and a number of discussions ongoing, speaking slots at the Congress are 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 email@example.com.
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General and delegation enquiries:
Get in touch with FIPP’s head of events, Claire Jones at email@example.com with any general questions or to find out more about our customised packages for delegations of five or more people wishing to attend the 41st FIPP World Congress.
We hope to see you in London in October.
FIPP World Congress in London | Last chance to save | Reasons to attend
At the 41st FIPP World Congress you can learn from businesses and meet with media colleagues from around the world – in one place, for 2.5 days, in London. And what’s more, if you book on/before 30 April, you can save at least £800 on final delegate rates. Book now to save.
23rd Apr 2017
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Jesper Laursen is founder and CEO of Native Advertising Institute, one of the world's leading knowledge hubs for publishers, brands and agencies wanting to succeed with native advertising. He'll be speaking at the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October in London.
14th Apr 2017
FIPP World Congress 2017 | Meet the speaker: Kathleen Saxton, The Lighthouse Company
Kathleen is founder and CEO of The Lighthouse Company. She'll be speaking at the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October in London.
14th Apr 2017
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