Opening RemarksDay 108:50 - 09:00Main Room
No cookies? No problem: Ad Tech Trends and Innovation in the new Media RealityDaniel Papalia
9:00 - 9:30Main Room
It's time to accept that the death of the third-party cookie is real. And its demise has already disrupted how digital advertising -- and programmatic in particular -- is transacted. So how will the industry innovate and adapt now that the primary tool for targeting and measurement fades away? Daniel Papalia, Director of Programmatic at Dotdash, offers fresh insight and practical guidance on developing complementary approaches to data collection, measurement and targeting for anyone seeking to monetize media and market effectively in a post-cookie world.
Data Analytics & AI in Programmatic BuyingSaleel Sathe
09:30 - 10:00Main Room
Data as a Check for Product Vision (and not the other way around)Kate Connally
10:00 - 10:30Main Room
Programmatic tools are so sophisticated today that product and marketing teams can literally “just follow the data” to achieve revenue growth and even profitability. But, what key aspects of successful business building may they miss? What are the critical points where too tunnel-visioned focus on the data can lead you astray? And, what are the underpinnings of a healthy approach to integrating data into product and creative teams in a way that enhances rather than overwhelms. Join games and consumer industry veteran Kate Connally as she explores this delicate balancing act.
BreakDay 110:30 - 11:00Mezzanine
Best Practices For Programmatic Brand BuildingRebeca Solorzano
11:00 - 11:30Main Room
Even in 2019, there remains a wide misconception that Programmatic is best suited for lower-funnel media executions. In this session, Rebeca will analyse why this is not true and will provide advice for those who endeavour to use automated, data-driven channels to drive upper-funnel awareness and branding goals. Within this session, Rebeca will share her insight into how to identify audience segments with adequate scope, consider viewability and other metrics and measure effectively.
Networking Session - Human BingoDay 111:30 - 11:50Main Room
Panel Session - The Programmatic ParadigmDay 111:50 - 12:30Main Room
In this session, 5 programmatic professionals will explore a range of topics such as programmatic best practices, the evolution of the programmatic model and the biggest challenges moving forward including ethics and data application.
LunchDay 112:30 - 13:15Mezzanine
Time to enjoy some food and network - eat & greet!
Creating & Disrupting Brand Loyalty through Mobile AppsAnne Frisbie
13:15 - 13:45Main Room
With over 336 million mobile app users in the U.S., apps now have the power to make or break a brand. As mobile has become the primary screen for consumers, new brands are launching every day through apps like Instagram. Successful brands are fully embracing this new reality by reaching consumers on mobile devices through in-app advertising and leveraging their own official apps to keep customers engaged and create loyalty. What You'll Learn from This Session... What brands are doing with their apps and mobile in-app strategy to create real connections with their customers The key metrics you need to look at when running brand loyalty-focused campaigns How to avoid common in-app advertising pitfalls and achieve lasting success
Ethical Advertising in the Age of New TechDamon Mercadante
13:45 - 14:15 Main Room
Much of the conversation surrounding the ethics of AI has centred around existential issues and macro economic impacts such as employment and automation, but intelligent advertising promises to be a hallmark of AI technologies. As it becomes apparent that intelligent technologies allow us to understand consumers better than they understand themselves, the debate over the use of AI in advertising will make the controversies over privacy and transparency seem redundant. In this presentation, Damon Mercadante will introduce a framework for thinking about ethical advertising in the intelligent era.
Networking Session - Group Business SurgeryDay 114:15 - 14:30 Main Room
A quick networking exercise around the table, where an attendee, a.k.a. the patient, shares the biggest difficulty they face in the programmatic cycle & other attendees round the table, a.k.a. table surgeons, help find the remedy.
Bringing Programmatic In-HouseDay 114:30 - 15:10 Main Room
In this panel session, 5 programmatic professionals will discuss the difficulties, benefits and best practices related to bringing programmatic in-house.
Coffee BreakDay 115:10 - 15:20Mezzanine
Maintaining Brand Individuality Within A Unified PlatformDaniel Callahan
15:20 - 15:50Main Room
In today’s programmatic world media publishers are tasked to provide both scale and data-driven performance for brands, which often means unifying a disparate portfolio of brands to do so. In this presentation, you’ll hear how to create a premium audience platform at scale—all while still staying true to the individuality of the brands.
Leveraging Revenue Data To Inform Business DecisionsKatya Swett
15:50 - 16:20 Main Room
Maximizing the monetization of individual impressions is always a difficult challenge in an ad stack. In Katya's presentation, learn how to use all available revenue data to increase yield and deliver optimal campaigns. Learn about other instances where this data can be used, including optimizing pay-walls, unlocking data driven audience development or creating value exchange across businesses.
Closing RemarksDay 116:20 - 16:30 Main Room
Networking Drinks Day 116:30 - 17:30
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