THE TRUST STAGE

The biggest names from the world of magazine media and beyond

Time Agenda
08:00-09:15

REGISTRATION/NETWORKING


09:20-09:40

WELCOME

Barry McIlheney, CEO, PPA
Marcus Rich, Chairman, PPA/CEO, Time Inc. UK


09:40-10:00

THE MARCUS MORRIS LECTURE: ALL TOGETHER NOW

Centaur Media CEO Andria Vidler sets out the stall for the day and the year ahead

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10:00-10:40

A MATTER OF TRUST

Three of our top Editors - Matt Kelly, Dylan Jones, and Emma Maier - on why trust and quality matter so much in a world of fake news and clickbait

Matt Kelly, The New European
Dylan Jones, GQ
Emma Maier, Inside Housing


10:40-11:00

COFFEE/NETWORKING


11:10-11:50

THE MAGNETIC SESSIONS: BIASES AND BLIND SPOTS

Never has there been a time where bias in business, advertising, and media planning is more widespread. Richard Shotton, author of best-selling book The Choice Factory, presents some insights and practical steps we can all take to avoid the blind spot trap. He will be joined by Mike Florence, Chief Strategy Officer for PHD Media, Morag Blazey, CEO of Ebiquity, and industry commentator Dominic Mills to discuss how we collectively take up the mantle for more objective and responsible decision making.

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12:00-12:45

ALL TOGETHER NOW

Four of our leading Consumer CEOs survey the current landscape, and look ahead to what's next. Starring Immediate Media's Tom Bureau, Shortlist Media's Ella Dolphin, Bauer Media's Rob Munro-Hall, and James Wildman from Hearst UK. 


12:45-13:40

LUNCH/NETWORKING


13:40-14:10

PUBLISHING WITH ALEXA: WHAT IS NOW? WHAT IS NEXT?

Meryem Tom, head of Amazon Alexa UK, shares a high-level view of Amazon's commitment to voice experiences via Alexa in partnership with brands. Previously head of strategy at AOL UK, Meryem will be interviewed by Marc Chacksfield, Global Editor-in-Chief of TechRadar

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14:10-14:35

CULTURE IS KING

James Tye, CEO of Dennis Publishing on creating a culture to win

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14:35-15:05

CHUKA UMUNNA MP

Labour's leading remainer, and the man some see as a potential leader, Chuka Umunna MP, interviewed by Campaign's Global Editor-in-Chief Claire Beale. Chuka will discuss how BREXIT is likely to impact professional publishers, the prospect of a second referendum, and what's next for the Labour party.


15:05-15:25

COFFEE/NETWORKING


15:25-15:55

THE ASCENTIAL STORY

A lesson in transformation: Natasha Christie-Miller on Ascential's journey from B2B to global specialist information provider

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15:55-16:35

THE X FACTOR

Kathleen Saxton, founder of The Lighthouse Company hosts a special panel on how to spot real talent and how to keep it happy. Starring . . .

Kevin Costello, CEO, Haymarket Media Group
Amanda Barnes, CEO, Faversham House Group
Jonathon Whiteley, CEO, Incisive Media


16:35-16:40

CLOSING REMARKS

Barry McIlheney, CEO, PPA


16:40-18:00

DRINKS RECEPTION!