All Events

Monday

The Guardian Leadership Breakfast: What's next for the news
Mon • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
Business & Creativity Academy
Mon • 9:15 AM • Stage 3
Trash Isles: How The Creative Industries Were The Catalyst For Tackling The Plastic Pollution Epidemic
Mon • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
AI Track Introduction
Mon • 9:45 AM • The Guardian Stage
The Risks and Rewards of AI
Mon • 10:00 AM • The Guardian Stage
Top Of Your Game: Sport On Instagram
Mon • 10:00 AM • IPA Stage
Facebook Blueprint: Crafting Mobile Video on Facebook & Instagram
Mon • 10:00 AM • NewGen Stage
TechX Exhibitors Day 1
Mon • 10:00 AM • TechX
Unstereotyped: Michael Roth and Farrah Storr
Mon • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
Success in a Mobile-First World
Mon • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Facebook Blueprint: Crafting Mobile Video on Facebook & Instagram
Mon • 10:45 AM • NewGen Stage
 
AI Case Study: 1-to-1 with Everyone
Mon • 10:50 AM • The Guardian Stage
The Power of Play - How Snapchat is Democratising AR
Mon • 10:55 AM • IPA Stage
Why advertising needs a cultural change to unlock data driven marketing
Mon • 10:55 AM • The Guardian Stage
Nicola Mendelsohn in conversation with Nicole Scherzinger
Mon • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
Achieving Nirvana: Delivering Quality Branded Content To The People
Mon • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Open the mind wide and say AR
Mon • 11:30 AM • NewGen Stage
Secrets of Producing Best Value TV commercials
Mon • 11:35 AM • IPA Stage
 
Listen up! Voice-first Marketing is Calling
Mon • 11:35 AM • The Guardian Stage
Curious Conversations: The Global Crisis of Trust
Mon • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
AI Meet Up
Mon • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Fighting talk: the art of criticism vs the death of expertise
Mon • 12:15 PM • Stage 1
Grazia Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Mon • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
Inspiration & Impact with Tech4Good
Mon • 12:15 PM • NewGen Stage
Targeted TV
Mon • 12:25 PM • IPA Stage
 
The Age Of Hybrid Creativity: When Machines Start To (Help Us) Dream Bigger
Mon • 1:00 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Advertising Futures: Connecting Industry and Academia
Mon • 1:00 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Media & Entertainment Meet Up
Mon • 1:05 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Margot James in Conversation
Mon • 1:15 PM • Stage 1
66 Days to GDPR: Preparing for GDPR & Examining its Potential Impacts
Mon • 1:20 PM • Stage 3
 
How To Be Human
Mon • 1:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
AI and Marketing: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Mon • 1:40 PM • The Guardian Stage
Easy come, easy go: The disruption of loyalty
Mon • 1:45 PM • The Guardian Stage
NextGen: Conversations With
Mon • 1:45 PM • NewGen Stage
Insights from the World's Most Passionate Audience: Football Fans
Mon • 1:55 PM • IPA Stage
What Ken Fawes Taught Us
Mon • 2:00 PM • Stage 3
The Call of Duty with Ant Middleton - Leading Under Fire
Mon • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Interview with Sir Alan Parker: From Ad Creative to Movie Director
Mon • 2:30 PM • NewGen Stage
Augmented Intelligence: Making Magic with Machines
Mon • 2:35 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
The Royal Rumble
Mon • 2:35 PM • IPA Stage
Brand Safety: How do we all Change Advertising for Good?
Mon • 2:35 PM • Stage 3
George Osborne in Conversation
Mon • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Half Vicar, Half Assassin: The Life of Tony Brignull
Mon • 3:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
The Rise of the Chief Production Officer
Mon • 3:15 PM • IPA Stage
Everyday AI
Mon • 3:20 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Improve Your Score: What's Next in Sports Marketing?
Mon • 3:20 PM • IPA Stage
 
Vertical Series: Retail
Mon • 3:30 PM • Stage 3
The AutoTrader Story of Digital Transformation
Mon • 3:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Startup Summit: Pitch Day 1
Mon • 3:30 PM • TechX
Afternoon Tea
Mon • 3:30 PM • Picturehouse
 
Ditch your Agency, Hire an AI
Mon • 4:10 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
The Rory Reprise
Mon • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
From Hype to the Here and Now (and How to Capitalise on It)
Mon • 4:15 PM • The Guardian Stage
Experiential Marketing: The most powerful brand building tool in your arsenal
Mon • 4:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
Degrees of Separation: Looking for a New Industry-Academy Model
Mon • 4:15 PM • NewGen Stage
Beyond GDPR
Mon • 4:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Marketing Artificial Intelligence
Mon • 5:00 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Masters of Monetising Content
Mon • 5:05 PM • IPA Stage
Empire Presents
Mon • 5:15 PM • Stage 1
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Mon • 5:30 PM • TechX
Opening Gala
Mon • 6:30 PM • Vogue House
 
Opening Gig
Mon • 7:30 PM • KOKO

Tuesday

Channel 4 Leadership Breakfast: Challenging the Digital Giants in a post-Brexit Europe
Tue • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
Native Ad Forum
Tue • 9:00 AM • Stage 3
Speed Mentoring
Tue • 9:00 AM • Picturehouse
The Telegraph VC Power Breakfast Series
Tue • 9:00 AM • TechX
Let us advertise!: taking the fear out of the GDPR (and ePrivacy Regulation)
Tue • 9:15 AM • The Guardian Stage
Truth Funded By Subscribers AND Advertisers
Tue • 9:15 AM • IPA Stage
Breaking Barriers: Diversifying the Workplace
Tue • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
The new Artificial Intelligence Game Show: Have we got AI for you!
Tue • 9:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Targeting Fake News: Data and Democracy in a post-truth era
Tue • 10:00 AM • The Guardian Stage
D&AD Impact
Tue • 10:00 AM • NewGen Stage
TechX Exhibitors Day 2
Tue • 10:00 AM • TechX
 
Brand Innovation: TOPMAN + CALM
Tue • 10:15 AM • IPA Stage
Bing: Intelligent Search
Tue • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
Shop the Feed: How Facebook is Shaping Social Shopping
Tue • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Data & Creativity Walk into a Pub...
Tue • 10:45 AM • The Guardian Stage
Digital Storytelling In The Age Of Bad News
Tue • 10:45 AM • NewGen Stage
It’s time to Speed up: Practicing Agile Marketing
Tue • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
 
TOAD's Your Story, Our History Campaign for UK Houses of Parliament
Tue • 11:15 AM • IPA Stage
 
Wallflowers at the Orgy
Tue • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
 
Let’s Save You & Advertising!
Tue • 11:30 AM • NewGen Stage
Royal Mail MarketReach Drawing Room Lunch
Tue • 11:30 AM • Fortnum & Mason
The Digital Ad Industry has a Big Decision to Make, What Will You Choose?
Tue • 11:35 AM • The Guardian Stage
GDPR: How Premium Publishers Come Out Ahead
Tue • 11:40 AM • The Guardian Stage
Curious Conversations: Bitcoin is a threat to the world’s financial stability
Tue • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
Media iQ Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Tue • 12:00 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
Data Meet Up
Tue • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Sex, Money and Spoilers - Think you know The Independent?
Tue • 12:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
From Conquest to Connection
Tue • 12:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
CNN Global Conversation
Tue • 12:15 PM • Stage 1
What Brand Safety Really Means for the Social Generation & How Brands Can Remain Vigilant
Tue • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
Could this be Britain’s first trillion dollar company?
Tue • 12:30 PM • TechX
The Elephant in the Room: Why Data Quality Should Be Part of Every Conversation
Tue • 12:55 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Decoding Blockchain
Tue • 12:55 PM • Stage 3
 
Brand Innovation Meet Up
Tue • 1:00 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Can Purpose Actively "Super-charge" your Marketing?
Tue • 1:00 PM • NewGen Stage
Killer Paid Content Strategies
Tue • 1:30 PM • Workshop Stage
Taming the Wild West of Adtech: A Debate About How to Clean Up the Supply Chain
Tue • 1:45 PM • The Guardian Stage
The creative execution of Trash Isles
Tue • 1:45 PM • NewGen Stage
NextGen: Conversations With
Tue • 1:50 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Helen Pankhurst in conversation with Lisa Smosarski, editor-in-chief
Tue • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Back to the Future of Innovation
Tue • 2:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
We Need To Talk About Neurodiversity
Tue • 2:30 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Tackling Influencer Fraud
Tue • 2:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Stay One Step Ahead Of Google With Intention & Behaviour Targeting
Tue • 2:35 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
A brand purpose for Lufthansa
Tue • 3:10 PM • IPA Stage
Reflecting Diversity in Creative Output
Tue • 3:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
GLAMOUR Live
Tue • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
For The Social Good: LADbible’s Approach To Meaningful Campaigns
Tue • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
Advertising: The Danish Way
Tue • 3:15 PM • IPA Stage
If You Can Predict Your Customer's Future, What Will it Mean for Marketers?
Tue • 3:20 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Diversity is Key: Can Brands Unlock Positive Change in the Film and TV Industry?
Tue • 3:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Startup Summit: Pitch Day 2
Tue • 3:30 PM • TechX
Afternoon Tea
Tue • 3:30 PM • Picturehouse
 
Turning Dead Media into a Powerful Force For Good
Tue • 4:00 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Why f**k ups are Fundamental for Creative Futures
Tue • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
Putting the Consumer First with GDPR
Tue • 4:15 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
How To Get An ROI From Influencer Marketing
Tue • 4:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
The Radical Transformation of F1
Tue • 4:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
The Next 100: How Nigeria's Union Bank is Staking Its Next Century Of Growth On Brand Activism
Tue • 4:45 PM • Stage 3
 
Sir John Hegarty in Conversation
Tue • 5:00 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Challenger Brands Should Challenge The Role Of Media Agencies
Tue • 5:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
Dynamo & Outdoor Plus Present : The Magic of Outdoor
Tue • 5:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Masters of Measurement
Tue • 5:15 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Tue • 5:30 PM • TechX
DCM Film Club
Tue • 6:30 PM • Stage 1
 
Cosmopolitan Celebration of Female Talent
Tue • 6:30 PM • Pompadour Room @ Hotel Café Royal

Wednesday

News UK Leadership Breakfast: Algorithmic Angst and Advertiser Anger
Wed • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
Morning Mindfulness
Wed • 9:00 AM • Stage 3
The Telegraph VC Power Breakfast Series
Wed • 9:00 AM • TechX
Sorry. I didn’t mean to damage the brand, It was taken out of context
Wed • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
Programmatic Video
Wed • 9:15 AM • The Guardian Stage
 
The Indie’s Hold The Future
Wed • 9:15 AM • IPA Stage
Live OTT - the advertising opportunity
Wed • 9:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Post the ‘pivot to video’ moment: who’s winning and what's next?
Wed • 10:00 AM • The Guardian Stage
Who Owns The Future?
Wed • 10:00 AM • IPA Stage
TechX Exhibitors Day 3
Wed • 10:00 AM • TechX
Messaging Matters
Wed • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
AWE NewGen Boot Camp
Wed • 10:15 AM • NewGen Stage
The Augmented Intelligence (AI) Academy presented by Quantcast
Wed • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Believe the Hype: Video Monetisation is Real
Wed • 10:55 AM • The Guardian Stage
 
Advertising on Trial
Wed • 10:55 AM • IPA Stage
Advertising That Works For Everyone
Wed • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
How to Cut Fraud in 5 Mins, And 10 More Steps to Ensure Quality Ad Experiences
Wed • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Designing a Future For How People Watch; Bring Your Big Ideas
Wed • 11:35 AM • The Guardian Stage
 
Going Global 4.0
Wed • 11:35 AM • IPA Stage
Curious Conversations: From Gen Alpha to Z: Understanding Tomorrow's Customers
Wed • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
The Workplace Revolution: Securing Growth in the Global Competition for Talent
Wed • 12:00 PM • TechX
Make Experience Your business
Wed • 12:00 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
Video & Content Meet Up
Wed • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
We Are All Equal
Wed • 12:15 PM • Stage 1
Bing Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Wed • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
Creativity Beyond The Walls
Wed • 12:25 PM • IPA Stage
 
The Effectiveness of Partnerships
Wed • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Taking the Temperature on Brand Britain
Wed • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
Streaming is the New Normal
Wed • 1:00 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Agency Models Meet Up
Wed • 1:05 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Formula 1 + Wieden+Kennedy: a New Era Unleashed
Wed • 1:15 PM • Stage 1
Truth About Britain: A Decade of Change
Wed • 1:30 PM • Stage 3
 
Creative Communities & Crowdsourcing
Wed • 1:30 PM • Workshop Stage
How YouTube Works for Brands: Secrets to Effectiveness Success
Wed • 1:45 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Welcome to Optimism: Brand Building in a Post-Advertising World
Wed • 1:50 PM • IPA Stage
A Different Beast
Wed • 1:55 PM • IPA Stage
Growth In A Changing World
Wed • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
The Global Problem + Perspective
Wed • 2:20 PM • Stage 3
 
Brand Experience Creation in Portugal
Wed • 2:30 PM • Workshop Stage
Redefining Content Frontiers
Wed • 2:35 PM • The Guardian Stage
The Media Agency & Client Disconnect
Wed • 2:35 PM • IPA Stage
What's Your Elephant In The Room?
Wed • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
For the Culture
Wed • 3:15 PM • IPA Stage
Beyond the Talking Head
Wed • 3:20 PM • The Guardian Stage
The Consultants Cometh
Wed • 3:20 PM • IPA Stage
 
Startup Summit: Pitch Day 3
Wed • 3:30 PM • TechX
 
Budgets Are Shrinking But It Doesn't Mean You Can't Produce Award-Winning Ads
Wed • 3:30 PM • Workshop Stage
Afternoon Tea
Wed • 3:30 PM • Picturehouse
 
Creative Production Services - Working with High Profile Talent
Wed • 4:10 PM • The Guardian Stage
Phillip Schofield, Super Snapchatter
Wed • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Pushing Beyond the Three Second Rule
Wed • 4:15 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
How To Build A Long-Term Partnership In A Short-Term World
Wed • 4:15 PM • IPA Stage
What Brands Need to Understand about ESports
Wed • 5:10 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
The Modern Marketing Model (M3)
Wed • 5:10 PM • IPA Stage
Women Who Change The Way We Eat
Wed • 5:15 PM • Stage 1
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Wed • 5:30 PM • TechX
Late Night at Ronnie Scott's: Vevo Artist Showcase
Wed • 11:00 PM • Ronnie Scott's

Thursday

Dennis Leadership Breakfast Series: Is Media really a force for good?
Thu • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
European Disruptors
Thu • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
 
The Big Screen, Brands and Socially Conscious Content
Thu • 9:15 AM • IPA Stage
 
The Power of Audio
Thu • 9:30 AM • Stage 3
 
The Digiday Wheel of Truth
Thu • 9:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Catfishing adland: restoring trust and truth in programmatic
Thu • 10:00 AM • The Guardian Stage
 
The Do's and Dont's of Emotive Advertising
Thu • 10:00 AM • IPA Stage
TechX Exhibitors Day 4
Thu • 10:00 AM • TechX
AWE NewGen Boot Camp Part 2
Thu • 10:15 AM • NewGen Stage
What does GDPR mean for your business?
Thu • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
 
How we keep our third eye squidgy
Thu • 10:50 AM • IPA Stage
From Second to First: The Changing Face of Auction Dynamics
Thu • 10:55 AM • The Guardian Stage
Food​ ​For​ ​Thought:​ ​Inspiring​ ​The​ ​Next​ ​Generation​ ​Through​ ​Content
Thu • 10:55 AM • IPA Stage
 
Breaking Barriers
Thu • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
Deprivation Makes The Heart Grow Fonder
Thu • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
 
Understanding & Responding To The Changing World Of Comedy In Advertising
Thu • 11:35 AM • IPA Stage
The Agency Perspective: Rebuilding Advertiser Trust in Digital
Thu • 11:35 AM • The Guardian Stage
Dennis presents 'Why the eye doesn't lie'
Thu • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
Who owns the Future?
Thu • 12:00 PM • TechX
LADbible Drawing Room Lunch
Thu • 12:00 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
MarTech Meet Up
Thu • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Oath Culture + Commerce Lunch
Thu • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
Once Upon A Time in Adland: Fairytale Formats for Video
Thu • 12:25 PM • IPA Stage
GDPR Threat Versus Global Privacy Reality
Thu • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Great Minds Think Unalike
Thu • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
Wired CMOs
Thu • 1:00 PM • The Guardian Stage
 
Creative Storytellers Meet Up
Thu • 1:05 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Marketing "Ugly": How to Create Compelling Content for Boring, Complex or Undifferentiated Products
Thu • 1:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Designing Stories Without Unconscious Bias
Thu • 1:55 PM • IPA Stage
Women’s Health presents The Power of Positivity
Thu • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
Truth About Age: Forging Intergenerational Connections
Thu • 2:30 PM • Stage 3
 
Welcome To The Brave New World of Adulthood
Thu • 2:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Consumer-Centric In A New Paradigm Consumer World
Thu • 2:35 PM • The Guardian Stage
Gen Z Hates Brands
Thu • 2:35 PM • IPA Stage
 
Is Brand Too Big for Marketing?
Thu • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Vertical Series: Auto
Thu • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
 
Culture Clash – moshing our way into the lives of our audience
Thu • 3:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
Tough Truths For Tech Vendors: Media Owners Explain What They Really Want To Know
Thu • 3:20 PM • The Guardian Stage
Cinematic Storytelling
Thu • 3:20 PM • IPA Stage
 
Startup Summit: The Finals
Thu • 3:30 PM • TechX
Afternoon Tea
Thu • 3:30 PM • Picturehouse
 
The Neuroscience Behind Effective Native Ad Copywriting
Thu • 4:10 PM • The Guardian Stage
The Future of Search
Thu • 4:15 PM • The Guardian Stage
Snap Happy: How Brands are Embracing their Inner Dancing Hotdog on Snapchat
Thu • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
Mixed Reality: A New Way For Brands To Collaborate, Create & Communicate
Thu • 4:15 PM • IPA Stage
 
Production Services - Behind the Scenes for Audi
Thu • 5:05 PM • IPA Stage
 
The Creative Carousel
Thu • 5:10 PM • IPA Stage
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Thu • 5:30 PM • TechX
 
Wrap Party
Thu • 7:30 PM • KOKO
The Big Mistake
Thu • 10:30 PM • Ronnie Scott's