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Tomorrow's World

2016 ConferenceThis year’s conference content builds on the success of our past agendas, featuring a range of highly relevant presentations and discussions, all designed to take a glimpse in to the future of events.

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AEV Conference 2018 seminar schedule
  1. Come and grab yourself a tea or coffee and pastry before the day begins
  2. Keith Coats is a futurist and leadership expert, with global experience as a presenter, facilitator and author. Keith shares his experience with audiences around the world, helping them understand the leadership response to a global context of change, complexity and uncertainty. Keith’s research has ... Read more
  3. Sanjeev Katwa, Head of Technology at Tottenham will talk through the journey of building one of the most technologically advanced stadiums in the world.
  4. Time to grab a quick drink and start networking
  5. Adele Burns, the7stars Media Agency, will address the changing consumer space and how it fits with the Generation Z and the Millennials.
  6. The Blue Planet 2 series highlighted the impact human activity has on marine life.  This panel session will look at how the events industry can help to reduce the plastic footprint.
  7. A chance to recharge your batteries over some tasty treats and network with your fellow delegates.
  8. The Insider Threat: an interactive session exploring the threats posed to your events, customers and business functions by specially recruited individuals.
  9. As technology continues to emerge with real scope to disrupt the events industry, this panel of industry experts will discuss the implications for organisers and venues: Will visitors attend events as avatars?  Will virtual stands become the norm?  Will car parks even exist?  Or will this all prove ... Read more
  10. Jeremy will give an overview of the day’s learnings and key conclusions on events in the future. An early finish to allow delegates to travel home in time for the World Cup at 7pm.     

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ExCeL London

Levy UK

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Silverstream TV


Thanks go to our Conference Steering Group this year

Dan Thurlow    Steve Sayer    Jeremy Rees     Max Bull 

Dan Thurlow     Steve Sayer     Jeremy Rees      Max Bull