20th October 2016, Mercure Hotel, Bristol

  • Jeremy Basset | Unilever

    Jeremy Basset

    Head of Digital, Unilever

    As founder and Head of Unilever Foundry, Jeremy is responsible for helping to shape Unilever’s Marketing and innovation strategy through collaboration. Unilever Foundry is the company’s platform to engage with startups and innovative companies who can help Unilever pioneer the future. Through Unilever Foundry, Unilever brands and functions publicise their challenges online and innovators then pitch to pilot with Unilever. This pitch-pilot-partner process puts collaborative innovation at the heart of Unilever, enabling the organisation to pioneer, experiment and scale new technologies.

    Since Jeremy launched Unilever Foundry in 2014, over 75 pilots have been launched with startups around the world, putting startups at the heart of Unilever’s innovation process.

  • John Watton | Adobe

    John Watton

    Senior Marketing Director for Europe, Adobe

    John’s responsible for the marketing strategy and execution of Adobe’s fastest growing business sector across the whole of Europe - no mean feat! But when you’re voted Brand Republic’s Top 50 UK Influencer, and Top 10 UK Most Engaged Marketer on LinkedIn, you’re probably used to handling the big stuff!

    John counts Expedia, Microsoft and Oracle among his past roles, and is committed to raising the digital marketing competence and skills of the UK's marketing community. If that’s you (and we’re guessing it is!), then make sure you’re there to hear John’s latest thoughts on a discipline that’s changing faster than ever!

  • Rachel Hawkes | Tui Travel

    Rachel Hawkes

    Global Head of Social, TUI Travel

    Rachel is the Group Head of Social at TUI, the world’s largest leisure travel brand where she is responsible for the strategic direction and driving innovation and best practice. Prior to joining TUI in June 2015, Rachel was the Director of Social and Content at OMD International. Rachel has been working in PR and social media for over ten years both here and Australia.

    During her career, she has consulted for and led social strategy for some of the world's biggest brands including adidas, Topman, Universal Pictures, McDonalds, Nutella, Canon, Reebok and Cisco.

  • Steve Bartlett | Social Chain

    Steve Bartlett

    CEO, Social Chain

    Steve Bartlett is Founder of the Social Chain Marketing agency, Europe’s largest influencer marketing agency. With offices in Manchester, New York and Berlin, Social Chain claim (rightly) that they can make ANY topic trend on Twitter within 30 minutes!

    With a list of awards as long as his arm, speaking slots at TEDx, writing gigs for Huff Post, and TV appearances for BBC, Steve brings character and a deep knowledge of social to the OiConf stage for the second time in 2 years. We’re delighted to welcome him back, and know you’ll be blown away by what he has to say!

  • Ben Phillips | MediaCom

    Ben Phillips

    Global Head of Mobile, MediaCom

    Ben works with MediaCom’s Global mobile teams to define best practice as more and more digital campaigns are expanded into mobile. This includes identifying ways to exploit the strengths of mobile for always-on campaigns, such as driving footfall for retailers, acquisition for direct response clients, engagement and customer retention for brand-led clients and m-commerce for e-commerce clients.

    Ben’s overseen a 117% growth in MediaCom’s mobile billings, generated through everything mobile, from creative apps, mobile vouchers & coupons, augmented reality, QR codes and geolocation campaigns. If mobile is in your current or future plans, don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the channels most influential figures.

  • Kevin Sutherland | Seven

    Kevin Sutherland

    Chief Strategy Officer, Seven

    One of the original content strategists, Kevin has spent the past 20 year tracking developments in technology, media, data, and their impact on consumer behaviour to help brands make the most of each new channel and platform opportunity. At Seven he leads the team responsible for data, insight and analytics.

    He is @Ksuth7 on Twitter

  • Simon Baker | ITN Productions

    Simon Baker

    Head of Branded Content, ITN Productions

    Simon joined ITN Productions in 2010 to launch its branded content offering and has gone on to win over 35 awards including two Gold Cannes Lions. His mix of creative, tech, production and media skills, plus a focus on spotting future trends, has led him to pioneer an ‘always on’ video content proposition that enables brands to create topical entertaining content that puts audiences’ interests first.

    Simon will explore a range of brands who are experimenting with real-time video marketing and 'always on' content strategies to uncover how these brands are using topicality to create a step change in the way they position themselves, as well as driving greater ROI in the use of video for digital marketing.

  • Sharon Flaherty | BrandContent

    Sharon Flaherty

    Founder, BrandContent

    FT, Sky and Confused.com are just some of the businesses with whom Sharon has worked and collaborated. An expert and thought-leader in content marketing, journalism, social media and PR, Sharon is also a published author.

    Frequently quoted in the press for her thoughts on digital strategy, Sharon places a particular emphasis on how influencer marketing, content marketing and PR can deliver significant uplift the bottom line.

  • Gareth Morgan | Liberty

    Gareth Morgan

    Managing Director, Liberty

    Gareth Morgan is the Managing Director of Liberty Marketing. Liberty are a digital marketing agency that specialise in SEO, PPC and Content Marketing. Founded by Gareth in 2008, they are now a team of 30 digital marketers that work with companies such as Pizza Express, Benefit Cosmetics, Universal Music Group and the UK Government. Their work has won nominations in UK and EU search awards, and recently they were named Creative & Digital Business Of The Year at the Cardiff Business Awards.

    Gareth is a digital marketing expert that has worked in the industry for over 15 years. He is a published author on the topic and still takes an active role in forming client strategies. Gareth will be speaking about getting ahead using advanced adwords techniques and how to get the most out of your PPC budget.

Social. Mobile. Innovation.

#OiConf is the UK's fastest growing Social and Mobile Innovation Conference and it's coming to Bristol on October 20th 2016.

#OiConf is the UK's fastest growing Social and Mobile Innovation Conference and it's coming to Bristol on October 20th 2016. Join us for a day of Keynotes, Masterclasses and Workshops from the industry's biggest players.

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Conference

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Community

Very socially active event

Speakers

Jeremy Basset | Unilever

Jeremy Basset

Head of Digital

John Wotton | Adobe

John Watton

Senior Marketing Director

Rachel Hawkes | TUI Travel

Rachel Hawkes

Global Head of Social

Steve Bartlett | Social Chain

Steve Bartlett

CEO

Ben Phillips | MediaCom

Ben Phillips

Global Head of Mobile

Kevin Sutherland | Seven

Kevin Sutherland

Chief Strategy Officer

Simon Baker | ITN Productions

Simon Baker

Head of Branded Content

Sharon Flaherty | BrandContent

Sharon Flaherty

Founder

Gareth Morgan | Liberty

Gareth Morgan

Managing Director

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Agenda

Morning

8.00 - 9.00

Networking & Breakfast (coffee and bacon rolls)

9.05 - 9.15

Hello & Welcome

9.15 - 9.40

Keynote 1: Jeremy Waite

9.50 - 10.15

Masterclasses
Content marketing | Paid social | Marketing automation

10.25 - 10.50

Keynote 2: John Watton, Senior Marketing Director, Adobe

10.50 - 11.10

Networking & Coffee

11.15 - 11.40

Keynote 3: Ben Phillips, Global Head of Mobile, MediaCom

11.45 - 12.10

Masterclasses
Measuring social success | Marrying mobile and social | The rise of chatbots

Afternoon

12.20 - 12.45

Keynote 4: Steve Bartlett, CEO, Social Chain

12.50 - 13.15

Masterclasses
Using social data | The rise of video in social | Think like a publisher

13.15 - 14.15

Networking Lunch

14.20 - 14.45

Keynote 5: Rachel Hawes, Global Head of Social Media, TUI Travel

14.50 - 15.15

Masterclasses
Search and social | Social strategy | Messaging apps and mobile strategy

15.20 - 16.30

Panel discussion
Social Chain, Adobe, Unilever, IBM, TUI Travel

16.30 - 18.30

Networking and drinks

Subject to change

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