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Connect: London 2018

Connect: London 2018

Connect: London 2018 brings together highly inspirational speakers from across the creative, technology and digital communities for an unrivalled programme of industry shifting talks while disruptive providers that service the industry descend on East London's creative quarter to showcase their distinctive products and services.

Join us at Connect: London to uncover the trends that will be shaping the sometimes tumultuous, yet ever-exciting times we live in from a line-up of speakers from brands, agencies and media companies at the forefront of the industry. Hear Sir Martin Sorrell’s plans on shifting the industry’s structure, question whether advertising has lost its guts with Huge, join Breathe Labs to draw pictures with Siri and find out how Gen Z is burning down the house with contributors from Universal Music, Vice, New Balance and more.

Connect: London will culminate with the now legendary Pool Party where we celebrate creativity and connect with friends, old and new, in a relaxed environment.

Use our discount code DD10 to get 10% off your ticket! 

WHY ATTEND?

Connect: London is pulling the creative, production, technology and digital communities from across the UK together to connect you to partners, potential clients, collaborators and peers, giving you an opportunity to meet people crucial to your future success. 

Disruptive providers that service the creative industry will be there to exhibit their distinctive products and services to the audience, while the unrivalled session programme will equip you with essential insights to prepare you for the developments on 2019.

Featured Speakers

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Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman - S4 Capital

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Trevor Johnson

Mentor, Director of Global Agency Development - Creative Mentor Network, Facebook

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Mike McGee

Co-founder and CCO - Framestore

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Mark Howe

Managing Director, EMEA Agencies - Google

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Michael Olaye

CEO - Dare

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Angela Everitt

Director Creative Strategy EMEA - The Economist

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Sarah Monteith

VP Global Brand and Content - BBC

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Sir John Hegarty

Founder - BBH London

See the full speaker list here.

 

 

Day 1

10:00 AM TBC

10:15 AM - Gen Z burning down the house. Is your brand in flames?

11:05 AM - Digital Dependence: The Truth

11:40 AM - Under the Influence: Revolutionising the marketing mix

12:30 PM - Lunch
 
12:50 PM - Mixed Reality is the Future of Humanity

01:20 PM - Welcome to the Age of Creativity

02:15 PM - Invisible Advertising or the Collective Loss of Guts

02:45 PM - 'Better, Faster, More Efficient' - A Q&A with Sir Martin Sorrell

03:25 PM - Diversity & Inclusion - A Little Less Conversation, Time for Action!

04:15 PM - Drawing Pictures with Siri

04:40 PM - Future Focus: Customers are the new competition

05:30 PM - Bold New Worlds for Brand IP

Day 2

09:00 AM - Welcome note

09:10 AM - Augmenting Creativity: How AI and humans can get along

09:40 AM - Solving the Pricing Issue: A How-To

10:30 AM - Autism & Creativity

10:55 AM - The Best Way To Kill Innovation Is To Sell It

11:45 AM - Blockchain as a creative medium

12:10 PM - What the fuck is content?

12:55 PM - Lunch

01:15 PM - Spot the Bot

01:40 PM - WTF is happening? 5 consumer trends for 2020

02:05 PM-  Liberating the Creative Voice: A Fireside Chat with Sir John Hegarty

02:40 PM - Deconstructing complexity of creative and content in the digital age

03:30 PM - Neurocreativity: Changing How We Create Content

03:55 PM - Implications of Deep Fake technology in a Post-truth era

06:00 PM -Connect: London Pool Party

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