• LSO, St Lukes (map)
  • 161 Old Street
  • London, England, EC1V 9NG
  • United Kingdom


8.50am: Welcome from Pip Jamieson, Founder and CEO, The Dots
8.55am ‘This is our time
Ali Hanan, Founder and CEO, Creative Equals

9.10am Why creativity matters now
Claire Beale, Global Editor-in-Chief, Campaign Magazine

9.25am Together we are stronger
Dame Cilla Snowball, Group Chairman and CEO, AMV BBDO
Rosie Arnold, Head of Art, Creative Partner, AMV BBDO

9.43am Why our stories matter
Jude Kelly, Artistic Director, Sounthbank Centre and Founder of WOW

10.00am Taking charge
Daniel Jurow, EVP, Production, R/GA   

10.17am Start with your own brand
Otegha Uwagba, Author of Little Black Book, founder of Women Who and brand consultant

10.35am BREAK

10.45am Creative opportunity in immersive technology’
Mikela Eskenazi, Chief Commercial Officer, Blippar

11.00am Radical transformation
Panel host: Ali Hanan, Founder, CEO, Creative Equals
Vanessa Kingori MBE, Publishing Director, Vogue|
Priya Matadeen, Director, Strategy and Partnerships, Vogue

11.25am Rewriting culture
A conversation between Gurinder Chadha, OBE, Film Director (writer: ‘Bend It Like Beckham’) and Chaka Sobhani, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett

11.50am How I lead
Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel4

12.10pm Crisis: The Mother of All Change
Lucas Peon, Executive Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson
Jo Wallace, Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson, Founder ‘Good Girls Eat Dinner’

12.30pm Earn your worth
Rosa Rolo, Commercial Director, Major Players

12.45pm Your One Minute Brief
Nick Entwistle, Creative Director and Founder of the Bank of Creativity and One Minute Briefs

12.55pm Invite to lunch
Tara Rule, Commercial Sales Director, Consumer and Business, Adobe EMEA

1.00pm LUNCH

Rising Star Track:
Track hosts: Rob Doubal and Laurence Thomson, Co-Presidents and Chief Creative Officers, McCann London
Sponsor: McCann London

Leadership Track:
Track hosts: Kat Hahn, Creative Strategist, Head of Northern Europe (interim role), Facebook
Trainers: Cheyney Robinson, Executive Creative Director and Consultant
Victoria Buchanan, Executive Creative Director, Tribal DDB
Sponsor: Facebook

Speed-mentor mixer
Host: Tara Rule, Commercial Sales Director, Consumer and Business, Adobe EMEA
Sponsor: Adobe

‘Ready, steady, advertise…’
Host: Nick Entwistle, Bank of Creativity
One Minute Briefs

Check your salary
Host: Rosa Rolo, Commercial Director, Major Players
Sponsor: Major Players

Explore an augmented future interactive stand
Host: Blippar
Sponsor: Blippar

2.00pm Flexible working: the key to productivity
Panel host: Sonoo Singh, Associate Editor, The Drum
Lauren Morris, Design Director, Iris Worldwide
Nathalie Turton, Freelance Creative Director
Katie Carruthers, Creative Director, Digitas

Trevor Johnson, Global Agency Development, Facebook

2.28pm What’s on the minds of brands
Panel host: Richard Robinson, Managing Partner, Econsultancy
Rak Patel, UK Head of Sales, Spotify
Zoe Clapp, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, UKTV
Laura Joseph, Director of Digital Products & Propositions, Barclays
Paul Davies, Consumer Marketing Director, Microsoft

3.00pm The bias in tech is real
Paul Wright, CEO, iotec
3.15pm The Lost Girls
Kat Ellis, Planning Director, McCann Bristol

3.30pm BREAK

3.45pm ‘2018’s operating landscape
Karen Blackett OBE, WPP UK Country Manager and Chairwoman, Mediacom UK

4.03pm The power of the image
Nishma Robb, Marketing Director, Google

4.20pm Create the Future
Cindy Gallop, Founder, MakeLoveNotPorn

4:55pm The power of the media
Sophie Walker, Leader of The Women's Equality Party

5.12pm The future starts here
Nicola Kemp, Head of Features, Campaign


7.00pm Rewriting the Rules’  
Time for dinner, drinks, a game a conversation with Liv Little, founder, Gal-Dem

Owen Lee, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Inferno
Becky McOwen-Banks, Creative Director, FCB Inferno
Sponsor: FCB Inferno 

DJ Saliah Bryan plays your tunes from Spotify
10.00pm THE END

(Or is it? You may like a nightcap…)