FIPP World Congress 2017

Final call: Only 3 days left to save | Plus: Congress speaker and agenda update

This is your last chance to save at least £800/ticket on attending the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October in London, the UK.

The offer ends on Sunday, 30 April.

Over the years, the FIPP World Congress has been established as the premium get-together for the industry on a global scale, taking place only once every 2 years in different cities around the world.

Join some 800 worldwide colleagues for 2.5 days of learning as we look towards the future, for networking and generally a good time from 9-11 October. All of this in London, one of the world’s most iconic cities.

This offer ends Sunday, 30 April

Speaker update:

Our three latest speakers confirmed are:

• Genevieve Kunst, MD: Europe, POPSUGAR
• Jacquie Loch, VP and Group Publisher, St. Joseph’s Media
• Nick Blunden, Chief Commercial Officer, The Business of Fashion

See all the speaker biographies so far received here.

Agenda update:

With 73 speakers now confirmed, the first full draft of the agenda is nearly complete. In the meantime, here are some of the discussions, case studies and speakers to expect:

• Media transformation, innovation and strategy:
o Including Natasha-Christie Miller, Ascential; Tom Bureau, Immediate Media Co.; Philipp Schmidt, Prisma Media; Andria Vidler, Centaur Media; Walter Longo, Abril; Andreas Finborud, Schibsted; Lisa Messenger, The Collective Hub; Jerzy Baczynski, Polityka; Lucy Küng, Reuters Institute for Journalism.
• Digital media, platforms and internationalisation:
o Including Wolfgang Blau, Condé Nast International; Michael Federle, Forbes; Anne-Marie Tomchak, Mashable; Julian Childs, Business Insider; Steve Mach, Rogers Media; Kate Ward, Refinery29; Jovan Protic, Ringier Axel Springer.
• Building diversified revenue models / monetisation:
o Including Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, Drawbridge; Marcus Rich, Time Inc. UK; Michael Blunt, The Economist; James Wildman, Hearst Magazines UK; Clay Stobaugh, Wiley; Carla Faria, The Foundry; Rick Welch, Flipboard; Deepak Lamba, Worldwide Media; Jeff Litvack, Adweek.
• The power of special interest media:
o Including Yulia Boyle, National Geographic Partners; Gerrit Klein, Ebner Media Group; Scott Dickie, The Enthusiast Network: TEN; Hans Hamer, Axel Springer; Chris Kerwin, BBC Worldwide; Jacquie Loch, St. Joseph Media; Nick Blunden, The Business of Fashion.
• The attention economy and multi-platform audience engagement:
o Including Vince Errico; Trusted Media Brands; Genevieve Kunst, POPSUGAR; Michael Wodzinski, upday; Jenny Tsai, Wearisma; Lillian Betty; Head of Strategic Partnerships, Time Inc. UK.
• Storytelling, editorial strategy and multi-platform audience engagement:
o Including Megan Murphy, Bloomberg Businessweek; Gina Johnson, Motivate Publishing; Shadi Rahini, AJ+; Paula Cordeiro, Audio Expert; Greg Ivanov, Google; Greg Cornelius, Modn Media; David Davies, Cannes Lions.
• Data and consumer insight, measurement and analytics:
o Including Jersper Laursen, Native Advertising Institute; Linda Thomas-Brooks, Magazine Publishers Association; Yolanda Ausín, ARI (Spanish Media Association).
• Talent acquisition, development and retention:
o Including Jo Brandl, Immediate Media Co.; Kathleen Saxton, The Lighthouse Company.
• The future:
o Including Antonella Mei-Pochtler, Boston Consulting Group; Josh Macht, Harvard Business Review; Ross Sleight, Somo.

This offer ends Sunday, 30 April

For more information:

Visit or contact:

• Claire Jones at with general and delegation (5+ people) inquires;
• John Schlaefli at with sponsor and exhibition enquires; and
• Cobus Heyl at with agenda and speaker inquiries (note: the majority of speaking slots are now either confirmed or reserved).