Agenda 2020

*Please note all aspects of the agenda – including running order of speakers and session times and stages – still remain subject to potential change

24 MARCH 2020
25 MARCH 2020
  1. 24 MARCH 2020

    1. 08:00 - 09:30 | Registration, Networking Coffee & Meetings

      • 09:30 | Welcome

        • 09:45 - 11:20 | Keynotes

          • 09:45

            • 09:45
              Building a multi-million dollar digital media business from the ground up
            • 10:15

              • 10:15
                Lessons from Hollywood: competing for consumer attention in an age fuelled by boundless data
                • Amy Jo Smith, Digital Entertainment Group, USA
                  Amy Jo Smith, Digital Entertainment Group, USA
            • 10:50

              • 10:50
                Innovation in Media World Report 2020
                • John Wilpers, Innovation Media Consulting Group, USA
                  John Wilpers, Innovation Media Consulting Group, USA
          • 11:20 - 11:40 | Networking Coffee

            • 11:40 - 13:00 | Innovation Strategy

              • 11:40

                • Atrium Stage
                  11:40
                  Storytelling, user experience and revenue models – lessons from the battle for streaming supremancy
                  • Soumya Sriraman, Britbox, USA
                    Soumya Sriraman, Britbox, USA
                • Mitte Stage
                  11:40
                  How international podcast licensing can help SME publishers build new revenue streams
                  • Declan Moore, Wondery, UK
                    Declan Moore, Wondery, UK
              • 12:05

                • Atrium Stage
                  12:05
                  How The Washington Post’s TikTok whizz engages millions of youthful fans for the venerable news brand
                • Mitte Stage
                  12:05
                  How Zetland developed a successful reader-financed audio product for long-form content
                  • Tav Klitgaard, Zetland, Denmark
                    Tav Klitgaard, Zetland, Denmark
                  • Lea Korsgaard, Zetland, Denmark
                    Lea Korsgaard, Zetland, Denmark
              • 12:35

                • 12:35
                  To be announced
            • 13:00 - 14:00 | Networking Lunch

              • 14:00 - 14:50 | Transformation

                • 14:00

                  • Atrium Stage
                    14:00
                    How Vogel Communications became an agent for change: From B2B publisher to a full-service agency
                    • Matthias Bauer, Vogel Communications Group, Germany
                      Matthias Bauer, Vogel Communications Group, Germany
                  • Mitte Stage
                    14:00
                    To be announced
                  • 14:25

                    • Atrium Stage
                      14:25
                      The future of work: Transforming organisational culture for the workplace of tomorrow
                      • Tom Triumph, USA
                        Tom Triumph, USA
                    • Mitte Stage
                      14:25
                      Social media growth hacking – lessons from China's key opinion leaders (KOLs)
                      • Doris Ke, Business of Women, China
                        Doris Ke, Business of Women, China
                • 14:55 - 15:45 | Monetisation

                  • 14:55

                    • Atrium Stage
                      14:55
                      Business development at Twitch – monetisation lessons from the world's largest streaming platform for gamers and enthusiasts
                      • Burkhard Leimbrock, Twitch, Finland
                        Burkhard Leimbrock, Twitch, Finland
                    • Mitte Stage
                      14:55
                      Online battlegrounds: How Google plans to foster digital literacy, safety and trust online. Where do you stand?
                    • 15:20

                      • Atrium Stage
                        15:20
                        To be announced
                        • Mitte Stage
                          15:20
                          Using AI and data to combat hate speech online
                      • 15:45 - 16:15 | Networking Coffee

                        • 16:15 - 18:00 | Innovation Strategy

                          • 16:15

                            • 16:15
                              From East to West: What is cutting-edge in the world's largest Internet market?
                              • Tom Xiong, Move Shanghai, China
                                Tom Xiong, Move Shanghai, China
                          • 16:40

                            • 16:40
                              From BuzzFeed to Medium – a perspective on what's on the horizon for publishers and platforms alike
                              • Scott Lamb, Medium, USA
                                Scott Lamb, Medium, USA
                          • 17:10

                            • 17:10
                              Meredith Innovation Group: the ins and outs of innovation and product development at America's publishing giant
                            • 17:35

                              • 17:35
                                Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox: what next for National Geographic?
                            • 18:00 | Wrap of Day 1 & Networking Drinks

                            • 25 MARCH 2020

                              1. 08:00 - 09:00 | Networking Coffee & Meetings

                                • 09:00 | Welcome

                                  • 09:05 - 10:00 | Industry Trends

                                    • 09:05

                                      • 09:05
                                        What does the future hold? Key media and entertainment insights from PWC through to 2023
                                        • Ennèl van Eeden, PwC, Netherlands
                                          Ennèl van Eeden, PwC, Netherlands
                                        • Werner Ballhaus, PwC, Germany
                                          Werner Ballhaus, PwC, Germany
                                    • 09:30

                                      • 09:30
                                        To be announced
                                    • 10:00 - 10:50 | Innovation Strategy

                                      • 10:00

                                        • Atrium Stage
                                          10:00
                                          Can publisher collaboration stop the platform juggernaut from eating the advertising world?
                                          • Philipp Schmidt, Prisma Media, France
                                            Philipp Schmidt, Prisma Media, France
                                        • Mitte Stage
                                          10:00
                                          To be announced
                                      • 10:25

                                        • Atrium Stage
                                          10:25
                                          Luxury brands and the acceleration to digital
                                          • Almar Latour, Dow Jones, USA
                                            Almar Latour, Dow Jones, USA
                                        • Mitte Stage
                                          10:25
                                          To be announced
                                    • 10:50 - 11:15 | Networking Coffee

                                      • 11:15 - 12:05 | Artificial Intelligence

                                        • 11:15

                                          • Atrium Stage
                                            11:15
                                            AI and innovation in news and leadership
                                            • Anita Zielina, Craig Newmark J-School at CUNY, USA
                                              Anita Zielina, Craig Newmark J-School at CUNY, USA
                                          • Mitte Stage
                                            11:15
                                            Inside Onefootball: engaging and monetising the world's Gen Y and Z football fans
                                            • Patrick Fischer, Onefootball, Germany
                                              Patrick Fischer, Onefootball, Germany
                                        • 11:40

                                          • Atrium Stage
                                            11:40
                                            Fake futures: what Reuters have learnt about deep fakes and their potential impact on media operations
                                            • Hazel Baker, Reuters, UK
                                              Hazel Baker, Reuters, UK
                                          • Mitte Stage
                                            11:40
                                            Radical change: Transforming a digital company from head to toe
                                        • 12:10 - 13:00 | In Conversation

                                          • 12:10

                                            • 12:10
                                              MediaVoices Podcast Live at DIS
                                          • 13:00 - 13:30 | Networking Coffee & Light Lunch