Brisbane Program

Digital Summit Brisbane

Friday 21 July | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

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8.15 Registration and coffee

Welcome to the Interactive Minds Digital Summit

Rob Hudson, Managing Director – Brisbane, Clemenger


International Keynote: We found your customers and they’re on mobile

Mike Hines, Developer Evangelist, Amazon (USA)

Mobile devices have changed how people access information, how they work with each other and how they interact with brands. Find out how Amazon attract their future lifetime customers using mobile and how they target a flawless customer experience through this channel. Plus gain insights into how to reach mobile customers, way beyond the web. 


Information Overload: Extracting value from data

Sean Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Wangle Technologies

Data enables smart decisions, but with so much data at our finger tips, where should we look? Find out why you want all the data you can get, how to extract value from it and the emerging uses of data ahead.

10.30 Morning tea

Creative Intelligence presented by Clemenger

Rob Hudson, Managing Director – Brisbane, Clemenger

Implementing a well thought out communication technology stack is vital to any business, but what happens when everyone has the same technical advantage?

Find out why creativity and the ability to tell a good narrative is the key to differentiation and how you can position your brand to emotionally engage an audience.


Appetite for Disruption

Philip Bonanno, Client Partner, Facebook

Marketers need to drive growth by creating interest and demand in a fragmented and competitive landscape. Find out how to connect with new customers to disrupt a marketplace and the key attributes of companies who do this well.


International Keynote: Doing Data the Netflix Way

Satya Kunapuli, Former Data Engineering and Analytics, Netflix (USA)

Netflix is famous for being a data-driven organisation and as such their approach to marketing is heavily reliant on innovative data strategies. In this keynote presentation you will gain insights into how data engineering supports marketing outcomes at Netflix, allowing them to be more effective and efficient and have greater understanding of their customers.

12.30 Lunch
13.30 Chair’s recap


An opportunity for our VIPs to directly ask questions of our two international keynote speakers in an informal question and answer session.


How to create authentic content assets from conversations

Ronsley Vaz, Founder, Amplify

We all are familiar with the phrase “create once, publish everywhere” but are we actually leveraging our conversations to their full potential? See how organisations can reverse engineer their audio and video content to intensify their message, reach their target customers and get to the zero moment of truth.


How to use social media to stay appealing, reactivate customers and drive sales

Virginia Woodger, Group Marketing Manager, Asahi Premium Beverages

From chat bots to live video, geo filters to product feedback, social media is continually evolving the way brands can appeal to and engage with their audience. Find out how Asahi brands approach and leverage innovative social media techniques to launch brands, increase reach and interaction and drive sales.


Marketing in the Age of Business-to-Thing (B2T)

Michael Rosemann, Executive Director, Corporate Engagement, QUT

The emergence of the digital economy has shifted the focus from an economy of corporations to an economy of people and smart things. In this environment, organisations need to become trusted partners to take part in the (digital) life of their customers. This presentation will outline how the emergence of big private data and business-to-thing management lead to new forms of customer interactions.

15.10 Afternoon tea

Bringing Agility to Marketing

Jenny Williams, Former Chief Marketing Officer, HCF

Agile marketing should result in an insight driven decisions with improved responsiveness and results. Find out how to setup and scale your agile capability to focus on opportunities and outcomes. Revisit the process of optimisation and learn how to set up the cultural change needed for an effective implementation.


Digital Futures: panel discussion

Drew Unsworth, Digital Advisor
Scott Thomson, Customer Solutions and Innovation, Google
Laura Campbell, Director, Deloitte Consulting
Facilitator: Louisa Dahl, CEO, Interactive Minds

Join us as we look to the digital future and discuss what’s ahead for Marketers. We’ll consider future focus areas, changing consumer needs and what to do next. Gain insights as to how industry experts view and anticipate technology such as virtual reality, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and automation. A must see wrap up to The Digital Summit 2017. 

16.40 Closing Remarks
16.50 Networking Drinks
18.00 End of Interactive Minds Digital Summit