Thanks to all our speakers at this year's PPA Conference 2013. Presentations, where we have permission, will be available to download via this page over the coming weeks.




Agenda

08:00 - 09:00   Registration 
09:00 - 09:15 CONFERENCE INTRODUCTION 
Kevin Hand, Chairman, PPA, Special Adviser, Hearst Magazines UK and Chairman, DODS
09:15  -09:45 KEYNOTE 1

Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, will address the audience, followed by a Q&A moderated by PPA CEO, Barry McIlheney

 09:45 - 11:00  
 
 
PUBLISHING FUTURES: THE BRAND AND BEYOND
The PPA's Publishing Futures survey has fast become the annual industry bellwether report. Jim Bilton of Wesseden Marketing, presents a brief snapshot of this year's key headlines, followed by a stellar panel of publishing executives on how their own brands are breaking free of the traditional boundaries.

*  Moderator: Barry McIlheney, CEO, PPA

Jim Bilton, Managing Director, Wessenden Marketing 
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* William Drew, Editor, Restaurant Magazine, William Reed Business Media

* Nial Ferguson, Group Publishing Director, Future Plc

* Susie Forbes, Principal, The Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design

* Marcus Rich, Commercial Managing Director, Daily Mail Group

11:00 - 11:30  Coffee, Exhibition & Networking
11:30 - 12:30

THE APPLIANCE OF SCIENCE

After a year of dizzying technology-led innovation, leading PPA members - and their technology partners - tell the story of their success

* Ian Hitt, Director - Integrated Marketing Group, CACI
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Tom Bureau, CEO, Immediate Media Co. 
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* Michael Kowalski, CEO, Contentment
James Tye, Chief Executive, Dennis Publishing

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Exhibition

CONSUMER MEDIA STREAM

BUSINESS MEDIA STREAM

13:30 - 14:30 CONTENT: STILL KING? THE BUSINESS OF EVENTS

Hand-picked editors on why the words and pictures still matter the most.

* Moderator: David Hepworth, Editorial Director, Development Hell

* Jane Bruton, Editor-in-Chief, Grazia, Bauer Media

Simon Kanter, Editorial Director, Haymarket Network

Charlie Turner, Editor-in-Chief, Top Gear, BBC Worldwide

Conferences and awards are a major growth sector for B2B publishers. A top panel of Business Media executives spell out the key factors for success in this boom area.

* Moderator: Amanda Barnes, CEO, Faversham House

* Tracey Davies, Managing Director - Retail & Events, EMAP

* Phil Ives
, International Business Coach & former CEO/MD of WBR, World Trade Group and Arena International Events Group

* Alex Whitson, Director, Conferences, Forums and Digital Events and Video, Haymarket Business Media

* Sean Howe, Group Publishing Director, IHS Jane's
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14:30 - 15:30

ADVERTISING+

PLATFORMS, CHANNELS, MONEY

The majority of advertising investment buys a space. In magazines, it buys a brand. A panel of industry experts share their insider opinions, inspirations and ideas on how to shift advertiser perceptions away from “advert” and towards “communication”.

* Moderator: Mark Palmer, Founder, Maverick Planet

* Mark Fiddes, Founder & Executive Creative Director, Yourbrand2


* Charlie Meredith, Managing Director, IPC Advertising

* Eve Samuel-Camps, Managing Partner, Universal McCann

* Nick Suckley, Founder and Managing Director, Agenda 21

Having chosen your path for digital content - Native apps or HTML5 - how do you then make money out of it, and on which particular platform? Just some of the key B2B issues tackled by this final standalone panel.

* Moderator: Adrian Barrick, Chief Content Officer, UBM

Jane King, Editorial Director, Farmers Weekly, Reed Business Information 

* David Payne, Editor, bmj.com 
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* Sacha Vekeman, founder, Mobiya 
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Richard Watts, Group Publishing Director, Brand Republic Group, Haymarket Media Group 
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15:30 - 16:00 Coffee, Exhibition & Networking
16:00 - 16:30 KEYNOTE 2
Bruce Daisley, Twitter's UK Director, on how all publishers can best communicate in no more than 140 characters, followed by a Q&A moderated by PPA CEO Barry McIlheney
16:30 - 17:15 THE NEW BREED

Four big-name big-job new recruits outline their vision for 2013 and beyond.

Moderator: Tim Arthur, Editor-in-Chief, Time Out UK
* Mark Hardy, Group Digital Director, Bauer Media
* Susi O'Neill, Head of Digital and Content, River Group
* Max Raven, Group Revenue Director, Hearst UK
Danny Rogers, Editor-in-Chief, The Brand Republic Group

17:15 - 17:20 CLOSING REMARKS
17:20 - 19:00 Drinks Reception & Networking
 

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