Ten’s Howcroft, Nine’s Michael Stephenson and MCN join Media Summit

Rosie Baker
By Rosie Baker | 28 April 2016

There’s just three weeks to go until the Media Summit and we’re announcing a few more speakers.

Ten’s Melbourne GM and Gruen regular Russel Howcroft and Nine’s new commercial boss Michael Stephensen are joining the panel discussing the collision of digital video and TV. The rivals will go head-to-head alongside AOL’s Mitch Waters, MCN’s Suzie Cardwell and Facebook’s Ellie Rogers.

The panel, moderated by Magna Global’s Victor Corones will discuss how the world or TV and online video is evolving, what the friction points are and what’s next.

UM CEO Ross Raeburn will also moderate the creative panel ‘Obsession + Fear = Creativity' where With Collective’s Steve Coll, Cummins&Partners Kirsty Muddle, M&C Saatchi’s new executive creative director Michael Canning and MLA marketer Andrew Howie will discuss the challenges of creating edgy ideas that work across all channels.

We’re taking a look at the investment landscape and UBS Telcos & Media Equity Analyst Eric Choi, PwC's Megan Brownlow, Publicis Media CEO Matt James and Atomic212 CEO Jason Dooriswill debate the trends and where the money is going in a panel moderated by Omnicom Group CEO Leigh Terry.

Our Keynote Dr Karen Nelson Field will also be exploring the future of machine learning, artificial intelligence and more.

There’s more information about the speakers and the sessions on the Media Summit site. 

You can buy tickets here before they sell out.

Want a taster of the Media Summit? Check out this video of AdNews editor Rosie Baker and Mediabrands CEO Danny Bass.

Have something to say on this? Share your views in the comments section below. Or if you have a news story or tip-off, drop me a line at rosiebaker@yaffa.com.au

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