Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (London 2015)


PRE-EVENT: October 14     DAY ONE: October 15     DAY TWO: October 16

We expect to finalize the agenda in the coming days ahead.

We are currently seeking presenters for this event. Only the following are considered: new technologies, marketing experts, social dating experts, experts in European dating and mobile dating, Fortune 1000 companies, software providers & mobile telecommunications. Please click here if you are interested in speaking at this event}

 

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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
STRAND PALACE HOTEL | Wednesday - October 14

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Foyer
 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : KEYNOTE SPEAKER
9:00 AM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Social Discovery and News Media



Speaker:
Hayden Hewitt
(CEO & Publisher)
Live Leak
Location: Drake

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Foyer
 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : GAMES DISCOVERY
10:30 AM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Games Discovery



Speaker:
Tony Pearce
(CEO)
Grabr


Neil McClarty
(Commercial Director)
Jagex


Alan Granger
(Digital and Social Media Manager)
Sports Interactive Games


Marc-Alexandre Saba
(CEO)
Football Fanager
Location: Drake

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : Funding and Startups: Investment Discovery
11:15 AM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Funding and Startups for Social Discovery



Speaker:
Tony Pearce
(CEO)
Grabr


Daniel Gandesha
(CEO)
Property Partner


Joel Hughes
(Partnerships)
Crowdfunder


Emma Northcott
(Business Development)
Crowdcube


Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Drake

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Carvery Restaurant
 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : TAXIS & SOCIAL DISCOVERY
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Taxi Discovery in London



Speaker:
Russell Hall
(CEO)
Hail O


Dave Goldring
(Head of Supplier Relations)
Karhoo


Derek Stewart
(CEO)
CabApp
Location: Drake

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : MUSIC DISCOVERY ‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY (2 PM - 5 PM)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Music Discovery



Speaker:
Alex Thompson
(CEO)
Clash Music Group


Karim Fanous
(Head of Research and Insight)
Music Ally


Jamie Hughes
(Head of Partnerships)
Songkick


Jon Skinner
(CEO)
Music Gateway


Rebecca Lammers
(CEO)
Laika Network


Evan Stein
(CEO)
Decibel Music Systems
Location: Drake

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE - 2 PM to 5 PM]
‡ Developing an Online Dating Business Strategy [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Raleigh

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : ENTERTAINMENT DISCOVERY & EVENTS
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Entertainment and Social Discovery



Speaker:
Duncan Burbidge
(CEO and co-Founder)
StreamAMG


Chris Crossley
(VP Product and Co-Founder)
Line-Up


Brendan Miles
(Digital Business Director)
List.co.uk


Adam Parry
(Editor)
Event Industry News


Fabio Gallo
(Head of International Business Development EMEAr)
StreamAMG
Location: Drake

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : EMPLOYMENT DISCOVERY ‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY (2 PM - 5 PM)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Social Discovery and Job Seeking: New Trends



Speaker:
Hung Lee
(CEO)
Workshape.io


Simon Samuel
(Director)
Talentarc


James Brian
(Consultant)
James Brian
Location: Drake

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE - 2 PM to 5 PM]
‡ Developing an Online Dating Business Strategy [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Raleigh

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : EDUCATION & PARENT DISCOVERY
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Education & Parent Discovery



Speaker:
Leonard Sekyonda
(Co-founder & Director)
MyComeUp.com


Vicki Shotbolt
(CEO)
The Parent Zone


Clarissa Pabi
(Digital Marketing Executive)
Ebury Publishing, Penguin Random House
Location: Drake

 
( BONUS DAY ) SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE : ADERTISING, PUBLISHING & SOCIAL DISCOVERY APPS
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
SOCIAL DISCOVERY PRE-CONFERENCE: Panel on Advertising, Publishing and Social Discovery Apps



Speaker:
Jamie Wilson
(Founder & CEO)
EMS Internet Ltd


Clarissa Pabi
(Digital Marketing Executive)
Ebury Publishing, Penguin Random House


Andrew Darling
(Director of Global Marketing & Communications)
BlisMedia
Location: Drake

 
‡ BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING
(CLOSED DOOR SESSION, ADDITIONAL FEE)
5:45 PM
‡ Funders, Buyers and Sellers Gathering - Details and VIDEO Here (Pre-Registration Required)


5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Buyers and Sellers Gathering
A Special Session for Serious Investors, Buyers and Sellers of Mobile Dating, Online Dating and Social Networking Websites

Location: Raleigh

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COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)
8:00 - to - 11:00 PM

COCKTAIL RECEPTION (Free for all Conference Attendees)
Cocktail Reception
Lyceum Tavern
354 Strand
London WC2R 0HS

Tel: +44 20 7836 7155

Location: Lyceum Tavern

- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration


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AGENDA: DAY ONE
STRAND PALACE HOTEL | Thursday - October 15

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Foyer
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
9:00 AM
Unification of the Dating Market [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
George Kidd
(Chief Executive)
Online Dating Association
Location: Exeter I

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Foyer
 
SPEED NETWORKING SESSION
10:30 AM
Speed Networking Session

Location: Exeter I

 
STATE OF THE DATING INDUSTRY
11:15 AM
2015 State of the UK and European Dating Industry [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Exeter I

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Carvery Restaurant
 
SPECIAL SESSION MATCHMAKING TRACK EUROPEAN MARKETING STRATEGY
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Behold The Love Child of the Private Label and Free Dating Business Models


Speaker:
Angus Thody
(CEO)
Exposure on the Web
Location: Exeter I

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Current State of Offline Matchmaking in the UK


Speaker:
Genevieve Zawada
(CEO)
ElectClub


Carmelia Ray
(CEO)
Carmelia Ray
Location: Drake

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Optimal Media Buying for Dating: UK vs US vs Germany vs France


Speaker:
Bako Kaye
(CEO)
etology
Location: Exeter II

 
INTERNATIONAL DATING
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
International Dating


Speaker:
Gloria Diez
(Business Development)
Wamba
Location: Exeter I

 
MATCHMAKING TRACK INTERNATIONAL DATING
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Panel: Effective Collaboration for Offline Dating


Speaker:
Rachel McGlynn
(Managing Director)
The Vida Consultancy


Trea Tijmens
(CEO)
Success Match


Megan Buquen
(CEO)
The Matchmaker Exhange


Johnny Cassell
(Dating Coach)
Johnny Casell
Location: Drake

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Empowering Your Employees to be Social Media Superstars for Your Dating Product


Speaker:
Maz Nadjim
(CEO)
SoAmpli
Location: Exeter II

 
CEO THERAPY SESSION
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
CEO Therapy [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Ben Lambert
(CEO)
Clocked.co
Location: Exeter I

 
CEO THERAPY SESSION
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
CEO Therapy [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Juliette Prais
(CEO)
Pink Lobster Dating
Location: Exeter I

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
Foyer
 
DATING FRAUD PANEL MATCHMAKING TRACK SPECIAL SESSION
3:30 PM
Dating Scam Methods: Sextortion and Video Blackmail [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Wayne May
(CEO)
Scam Survivors
Location: Exeter I

3:30 PM
Matchmaking Track: Business Changes in the Dating Industry Over the Past 30 years [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Mary Balfour
(Managing Director)
Drawing Down the Moon
Location: Drake

3:30 PM
The Nordic Online & Mobile Dating Market [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Jenny Gonzalez
(VP of Sales and Marketing)
Dating Factory
Location: Exeter II

 
DATING FRAUD RESEARCH MATCHMAKING TRACK SPECIAL SESSION
4:00 PM
2015 Online Dating Fraud / Research, Findings and Action


Speaker:
Monica Whitty
(Professor of Contemporary Media)
University of Leicester
Location: Exeter I

4:00 PM
Attracting More Paying Male Clients for a Matchmaking Business [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Svetlana Mukha
(CEO)
Diolli
Location: Drake

4:00 PM
Text Analytics Technologies & Their Applications to the Dating Industry [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Maxence Bernard
(CEO)
IO Square
Location: Exeter II

 
DATING FRAUD AND SECURITY BREACH IMPACT MATCHMAKING TRACK ONLINE DATING IN BULGARIA
4:30 PM
Dating Fraud and Securtiy Breach Impact


Speaker:
Dave Wiseman
(Vice President)
Scamalytics
Location: Exeter I

4:30 PM
Collaborative Events & Seminars Can Positively Impact Your Business [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Jacquie Brownridge
(Managing Director - Canada)
Its Just Lunch


Seán Brickell
(CEO)
Life Impact
Location: Drake

4:30 PM
Challenges of the Dating Startup & Customer Engagement [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Hristo Zlatarski
elitebook.bg
Location: Exeter II

EVENING PARTY
(Free for all Delegates)
10:00 - to - 11:59 PM

EVENING PARTY (Free for all Conference Attendees)
The Library

112 St. Martin's Lane,
Covent Garden, London WC2N 4BD

Tel: +44 203 302 7912

Location: The Library



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AGENDA: DAY TWO
STRAND PALACE HOTEL | Friday - October 16

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Foyer
 
FRANCE MATCHMAKING TRACK
9:00 AM
The French Online and Mobile Dating Market


Speaker:
Pauline Tourneur
(General Manager)
Attractive World
Location: Exeter I

9:00 AM
Managing and Setting Realistic Expectations for Yourself and Your Clients [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Trea Tijmens
(CEO)
Success Match


Sue Sherring
(Managing Director)
ElectClub Classic


Maria Avgitidis
(CEO)
Agape Match


Jacquie Brownridge
(Managing Director - Canada)
Its Just Lunch
Location: Essex

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Foyer
 
SPECIAL ONLINE DATING STRATEGY MATCHMAKING TRACK
10:30 AM
Unique Methods to Gain Press Attention and Sales


Speaker:
Kevin Gibbons
(Managing Director)
Blue Glass
Location: Exeter I

10:30 AM
Panel: Coaching Client Methods for the Maximum Results [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Genevieve Zawada
(CEO)
ElectClub


Jo Hemmings
(CEO & Behavioural Psychologist)
JoHemmings.co.uk


James Preece
(Dating Coach)
JamesPreece.com


Madeleine Mason
(Director)
PassionSmiths
Location: Essex

 
SOCIAL MEDIA AND SEO MATCHMAKING TRACK
11:00 AM
Social Media & Dating SEO : Leveraging Traffic Using Synergy Between Both Channels


Speaker:
Lukasz Zelezny
(Godfather)
Zelezny.uk
Location: Exeter I

11:00 AM
Maximizing Online Dating Opportunities when Running an Offline Business


Speaker:
Megan Buquen
(CEO)
The Matchmaker Exchange
Location: Essex

 
DATING SOFTWARE MATCHMAKING TRACK
11:30 AM
Panel: New Mobile Dating Features in Europe 2015


Speaker:
Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory


Michael O'Sullivan
(CEO)
The Hub People


David Adams
(Partnerships Team Manager)
Venntro
Location: Exeter I

11:30 AM
Panel: Dating Coaching and Behavioural Adjustment


Speaker:
Jo Hemmings
(CEO & Behavioural Psychologist)
JoHemmings.co.uk


Genevieve Zawada
(CEO)
ElectClub


James Preece
(Dating Coach)
JamesPreece.com


Madeleine Mason
(Director)
PassionSmiths
Location: Essex

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Carvery Restaurant
 
SEO MATCHMAKING TRACK
1:30 PM
New SEO Linking methods for Online Dating Sites [WATCH VIDEO]



Speaker:
Matteo Monari
(CEO)
Bizup
Location: Exeter I

1:30 PM
Building the Most Respected Brand in Matchmaking


Speaker:
Maria Avgitidis
(CEO)
Agape Match
Location: Essex

 
DATING PHOTOGRAPHY MATCHMAKING TRACK
2:00 PM
Latest Trends in Dating Photography: Online and Mobile


Speaker:
Jonathan Bird
(Managing Director)
Warehouse Dating
Location: Exeter I

2:00 PM
Recent Social Media Strategies for Online Dating, Matchmaking and Date Coaches


Speaker:
Sharon Callix
(Webmaster)
Making Money Using Social Media


Phil Gee Goldberg
(Managing Director)
Phil Gee Goldberg
Location: Essex

 
INCENTIVISING THE CUSTOMER MATCHMAKING TRACK
2:30 PM
Customer Incentivization to Get More Sales and Higher SEO


Speaker:
Marc Lesnick
(Conference Organizer)
iDate Conference
Location: Exeter I

2:30 PM
Successful Matchmaking Executive Strategy


Speaker:
Lisa Clampitt
(CEO)
Matchmaking Institute


Genevieve Zawada
(CEO)
ElectClub
Location: Essex

 
FINAL PANEL DEBATE
3:30 PM
Final Panel Debate


Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Principal Consultant)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch


Lukasz Zelezny
(Godfather)
Zelezny.uk


Jonathan Bird
(Managing Director)
Warehouse Dating


Hristo Zlatarski
elitebook.bg


Genevieve Zawada
(CEO)
ElectClub


Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory


Michael O'Sullivan
(CEO)
The Hub People


Kevin Gibbons
(Managing Director)
Blue Glass


Monica Whitty
(Professor of Contemporary Media)
University of Leicester


Gloria Diez
(Business Development)
Wamba
Location: Exeter I

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POST EVENT PARTY
(Free for all Conference Attendees)
10:00 PM - till midnight PM

POST EVENT PARTY
(Free for all Conference Attendees)
Location: To Be Announced

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