Monday

The Guardian Leadership Breakfast
Mon • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
Leadership & Culture Academy
Mon • 9:15 AM • Stage 3
AI Track Introduction
Mon • 9:45 AM • Stage 2
The Risks and Rewards of AI
Mon • 10:00 AM • Stage 2
Top Of Your Game: Sport On Instagram
Mon • 10:00 AM • Stage 4
Facebook Blueprint: Crafting Mobile Video on Facebook & Instagram
Mon • 10:00 AM • NewGen Stage
 
The Chairman's Desk
Mon • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
Success in a Mobile-First World
Mon • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Fireside Chat with Rob Horler, Chief Operating Officer, Quantcast
Mon • 10:55 AM • Stage 2
 
Snap Happy: How Brands are Embracing their Inner Dancing Hotdog on Snapchat
Mon • 10:55 AM • Stage 4
Nicola Mendelsohn In Conversation With...
Mon • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
 
Achieving Nirvana: Delivering Quality Branded Content To The People
Mon • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Secrets Of Producing Best Value TV commercials
Mon • 11:35 AM • Stage 4
 
Listen up! Voice-first Marketing is Calling
Mon • 11:35 AM • Stage 2
 
Curious Conversations: Global Trust Is At An All-time Low
Mon • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
AI Q&A and Networking Break
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
 
Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Mon • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
Tech For Good
Mon • 12:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
TV Targeting Tactics
Mon • 12:25 PM • Stage 4
 
The Future of Media Summit
Mon • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
 
The Age Of Hybrid Creativity: When Machines Start To (Help Us) Dream Bigger
Mon • 1:00 PM • Stage 2
 
Advertising Futures: Connecting Industry and Academia
Mon • 1:00 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Media & Entertainment Q&A and Networking Break
Mon • 1:05 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
How To Be Human
Mon • 1:30 PM • Workshop Stage
Discussing loyalty; when the only constant is change
Mon • 1:45 PM • Stage 2
NextGen: Conversations With
Mon • 1:45 PM • NewGen Stage
Insights from the World's Most Passionate Audience
Mon • 1:55 PM • Stage 4
The Call of Duty with Ant Middleton - Leading Under Fire
Mon • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Interview with Alan Parker: From Ad Creative to Movie Director.
Mon • 2:30 PM • NewGen Stage
Augmented Intelligence: Making Magic with Machines
Mon • 2:35 PM • Stage 2
George Osborne in Conversation
Mon • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Verticals Series: Retail
Mon • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
 
Half Vicar, Half Assassin: The Life of Tony Brignull
Mon • 3:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Everyday AI
Mon • 3:20 PM • Stage 2
 
Improve Your Score: What's Next in Sports Marketing?
Mon • 3:20 PM • Stage 4
 
The AutoTrader Story of Digital Transformation
Mon • 3:30 PM • Workshop 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 • Stage 2
 
Experiential Marketing: The most powerful brand building tool in your arsenal
Mon • 4:15 PM • Stage 4
 
Degrees of Separation: Looking for a New Industry-Academy Model
Mon • 4:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Advertisers & Agencies Come Together on GDPR
Mon • 4:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Sir John Hegarty in Conversation
Mon • 5:00 PM • NewGen Stage
Empire Presents
Mon • 5:15 PM • Stage 1
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Mon • 5:30 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Opening Gig
Mon • 7:30 PM • Announced Soon

Tuesday

Ronnie Scott's Leadership Breakfast Series
Tue • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
Native Ad Forum
Tue • 9:00 AM • Stage 3
 
Acxiom Seminar
Tue • 9:15 AM • Stage 2
Speed Mentoring
Tue • 9:15 AM • Picturehouse
 
Brand Innovation: The New York Times
Tue • 9:15 AM • Stage 4
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 • Stage 2
D&AD Impact
Tue • 10:00 AM • NewGen Stage
 
Lego Live: Building a Brand
Tue • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
 
Brand Innovation: Topman + CALM
Tue • 10:15 AM • Stage 4
 
Smartly Workshop
Tue • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
Branded Content & Society’s Wellbeing: Addressing Sensitive Topics via Interactive Campaigns
Tue • 10:45 AM • NewGen Stage
It’s time to speed up: practicing agile marketing
Tue • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
 
Wallflowers at the Orgy
Tue • 11:30 AM • Workshop Stage
 
Curious Conversations: Bitcoin is a threat to the world’s financial stability
Tue • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
 
Data Q&A and Networking Break
Tue • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Women Who Change The Way We Eat
Tue • 12:15 PM • Stage 1
Think you know The Independent?
Tue • 12:15 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Tue • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
What does quality content in a total video environment mean?
Tue • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Decoding Blockchain
Tue • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
 
Brand Innovation Q&A and Networking Break
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 • Stage 2
NextGen: Conversations With
Tue • 1:45 PM • NewGen Stage
 
We Need To Talk About Neurodiversity
Tue • 2:10 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 • Stage 4
 
Tackling Influencer Fraud
Tue • 2:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Stay One Step Ahead Of Google With Intention & Behaviour Targeting
Tue • 2:35 PM • Stage 2
 
Reflecting Diversity in Creative Output
Tue • 3:10 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Verticals Series: FinTech
Tue • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
 
If You Can Predict Your Customer's Future, What Will it Mean for Marketers?
Tue • 3:20 PM • Stage 2
 
Diversity is Key: Can Brands Help Unlock Positive Change in the Film Industry?
Tue • 3:20 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Turning dead media into a powerful force for good
Tue • 4:00 PM • NewGen Stage
 
For The Love Of Failure: Why F**ck Ups Feed Creativity
Tue • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
Putting the Consumer First with GDPR
Tue • 4:15 PM • Stage 2
 
Whalar Brand Innovation
Tue • 4:15 PM • Stage 4
 
Adland 2018: Too Male, Pale & Stale?
Tue • 4:45 PM • NewGen Stage
 
Challenger brands should challenge the role of media agencies
Tue • 5:15 PM • Stage 4
 
The Magic of Outdoor
Tue • 5:15 PM • Stage 1
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Tue • 5:30 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
DCM Film Club
Tue • 6:30 PM • Stage 1
 
Cosmopolitan Celebration of Female Talent
Tue • 6:30 PM • Announced Soon

Wednesday

 
Ronnie Scott's Leadership Breakfast Series
Wed • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
Morning Mindfulness
Wed • 9:00 AM • Stage 3
Sorry. I didn’t mean to damage the brand, It was taken out of context
Wed • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
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 • Stage 2
Agency of the Future
Wed • 10:00 AM • Stage 4
 
Messaging matters
Wed • 10:15 AM • Stage 1
 
AWE 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 • Stage 2
Google Seminar
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 • Stage 2
 
Going Global 4.0
Wed • 11:35 AM • Stage 4
 
Curious Conversations: The Customers of Tomorrow - Generation Z
Wed • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
 
Video & Content Q&A and Networking Break
Wed • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
We are all Equal
Wed • 12:15 PM • Stage 1
Culture + Commerce Lunch Series
Wed • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
 
The Effectiveness of Partnerships
Wed • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
Brand Britain
Wed • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
Programmatic Video
Wed • 1:00 PM • Stage 2
 
Agency Models Q&A and Networking Break
Wed • 1:05 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
What does effectiveness on YouTube look like?
Wed • 1:45 PM • Stage 2
 
Best Global Brands: Growth in a Changing World
Wed • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Redefining Content Frontiers
Wed • 2:35 PM • Stage 2
 
The Media Agency & Client Disconnect
Wed • 2:35 PM • Stage 4
Let's Get Uncomfortable
Wed • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Verticals Series: TelCo
Wed • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
Beyond the Talking Head
Wed • 3:20 PM • Stage 2
The Consultants Cometh
Wed • 3:20 PM • Stage 4
 
Phillip Schofield, Super Snapchatter
Wed • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Pushing Beyond the Three Second Rule
Wed • 4:15 PM • Stage 2
 
How To Build A Long-Term Partnership In A Short-Term World
Wed • 4:15 PM • Stage 4
 
What Brands Need to Understand about eSports
Wed • 5:10 PM • Stage 2
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Wed • 5:30 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Google Dinner
Wed • 7:00 PM • Borough Market
Late Night at Ronnie Scott's: Vevo Artist Showcase
Wed • 11:00 PM • Ronnie Scott's

Thursday

 
Ronnie Scott's Leadership Breakfast Series
Thu • 8:00 AM • Ronnie Scott's
 
AWE Boot Camp Part 2
Thu • 9:00 AM • NewGen Stage
 
European Disruptors
Thu • 9:15 AM • Stage 1
 
Met Film Panel - Big-screen and socially conscious content
Thu • 9:15 AM • Stage 4
Catfishing adland: restoring trust and truth in programmatic
Thu • 10:00 AM • Stage 2
 
The Do's and Dont's of Emotive Advertising
Thu • 10:00 AM • Stage 4
What does GDPR mean for your business?
Thu • 10:30 AM • Workshop Stage
From Second to First: The Changing Face of Auction Dynamics
Thu • 10:55 AM • Stage 2
 
Food​ ​For​ ​Thought:​ ​Inspiring​ ​The​ ​Next​ ​Generation​ ​Through​ ​Content
Thu • 10:55 AM • Stage 4
 
Man Up Adland
Thu • 11:15 AM • Stage 1
 
Understanding & Responding To The Changing World Of Comedy In Advertising
Thu • 11:35 AM • Stage 4
The Agency Perspective: Rebuilding Advertiser Trust in Digital
Thu • 11:35 AM • Stage 2
 
Curious Conversations: Can the media really be a force for good?
Thu • 12:00 PM • Stage 3
 
MarTech Q&A and Networking Break
Thu • 12:15 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
Oath's Culture + Commerce Lunch
Thu • 12:15 PM • Fortnum & Mason
Once Upon A Time in Adland: Fairytale Formats for Video
Thu • 12:25 PM • Stage 4
GDPR Threat Versus Global Privacy Reality
Thu • 12:30 PM • Workshop Stage
 
The Power of Audio
Thu • 12:45 PM • Stage 3
 
Wired CMOs
Thu • 1:00 PM • Stage 2
 
Creative Storytellers Q&A and Networking Break
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
 
The Future of Search
Thu • 1:55 PM • Stage 2
 
Designing Stories Without Unconscious Bias
Thu • 1:55 PM • Stage 4
Women’s Health presents The Power of Positivity
Thu • 2:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Consumer-Centric In A New Paradigm Consumer World
Thu • 2:35 PM • Stage 2
 
Gen Z Hates Brands
Thu • 2:35 PM • Stage 4
 
Is Brand Too Big for Marketing?
Thu • 3:15 PM • Stage 1
 
Verticals Series: Auto
Thu • 3:15 PM • Stage 3
 
Tough Truths For Tech Vendors: Media Owners Explain What They Really Want To Know
Thu • 3:20 PM • Stage 2
Cinematic Storytelling
Thu • 3:20 PM • Stage 4
 
The Power of Play - How Snapchat is Democratising AR
Thu • 4:15 PM • Stage 1
Converging Adtech and Martech is Hard, But Worth the Work
Thu • 4:15 PM • Stage 2
 
Mixed Reality: A New Way For Brands To Collaborate, Create & Communicate
Thu • 4:15 PM • Stage 4
 
AWE Connects Networking Cocktails
Thu • 5:30 PM • Delegates Lounge - Level 1
 
Wrap Party
Thu • 7:30 PM • KOKO
 
The Big Mistake
Thu • 7:30 PM • Ronnie Scott's