SAScon’s conference is typically split into three tracks and is a mixture of speaker panels, presentations and workshops.
Delegates will get access to some of the highest profile experts in the digital space, with speakers flying in from all over the world to share their insights and often controversial views.
So you want to find out about our cutting edge conference programme? No problem, browse our at a glance guide below or visit our speakers page to see who is speaking
Please note we are currently finalizing the exact programme so topics and timings may be subject to change.
|Time||Room 1||Room 2||Room 3|
|09.00 – 09.45||Programme IconExpedia Paid Search (John Veichmanis, Vice President – Global Paid Search)|
|10.00 – 11.00||Programme IconBig Industry - Big Data speakers include: James Murray, Hitwise, Richard Rowley, Mindshare||Programme IconCompetitive Sector focus - Retail: Speakers include Neil Hardy, Midcounties Co-operative||Programme IconWordpress Luvfest - Maximising Wordpress for Search : Speakers include Simon Wharton, PushOn Joost de Valk, Yoast, Bastian Grimm, Grimm Digital|
|11.15 – 12.15||Programme IconAdvanced PPC techniques: Speakers include Ben Bisco, homejames and Ben Wightman, Latitude, Laurent Boninfante, Acquisio||Programme IconSelecting an agency/Perfect pitch: Speakers include Paul Cooper, Mediacom, Simon Calderbank||Programme IconMaking it personal: Speakers include Martin MacDonald, Expedia, Barry Adams, Pierce Communications|
|12.15 – 13.00||Lunch|
|13.00 – 14.00||Programme IconGoogle Analytics – Clancy Childs (Product Manager, Google Analytics)|
|14.15 – 15.15||Programme IconStalking the zebra – life after Panda and Penguin: Speakers include Dixon Jones, MajesticSEO, Paul Madden, Manual Link Building, Dave Naylor, Bronco, Julia Logan, Irish Wonder||Programme IconSocial Proof – ZMOT : Speakers include Bas van den Beld, State of Search, Marin MacDonald, Expedia, Nick Garner SearchWorks and Abigail Harrison||Programme IconBreaking the law, Breaking the law – Search & Social – A Legal Perspective: Speakers include Steve Kuncewicz|
|15.30 – 16.30||Programme IconWinning in a multi-screen world: Speakers include Richard Gregory, Latitude and Rich Quick, Arnold Clark||Programme IconMaximising brand reputation online: Speakers include Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital, Nils Mork-Ulnes, Beyond, Robin Wilson, McCann Erickson||Programme IconEmbracing enhanced campaigns: Speakers include Jon Myers, Marin and Elroy Condor, Stickyeyes|
|16.45 – 17.30||Programme IconAgency vs Inhouse – Which is better : Speakers include Nick Garner, SearchWorks and David Tutin, Expedia||Programme IconSocial Media meets PR meets SEO : Speakers include Judith Lewis, Beyond, Charlotte Walker, Carat, Karyn Fleeting, Tinderbox||Programme IconOnline Consumer Psychology : Speaker Bas van den Beld, State of Search|
|17.30 – 18.30||Black Hat SEO Panel (pre-social): Speakers include Martin McDonald, Expedia and Andy Betts, BrightEdge|
|Time||Room 1||Room 2||Room 3|
|09.00 – 09.45||Programme IconKeynote Interview (Mike Little – WordPress Founder)|
|10.00 – 11.00||Programme IconReal Social Business: Speakers include Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital, Andy Barr, 10 Yetis and Kay Hammond, TAMBA||Programme IconIncreasing site engagement: Speakers include Neil Hardy, Midcounties Co-operative and Jeff Coughlan, Matmi, Lee Duddell, Founder & Head of WhatUsersDo||Programme IconContent Outreach – Getting it right: Speakers include Bas van den Beld, State of Search, Kevin Gibbons, Blueglass, Lisa Myers- Verve Search|
|11.15 – 12.15||Programme IconSearching beyond words: Video and image optimisation: Speakers include Richard Gregory, Latitude and Alex Blaikley, Google||Programme IconIntegrating search and social with the wider marketing mix: Speakers include Judith Lewis, Beyond and Andy Betts, BrightEdge, Jon Myers - Marin, Mark Mitchell, BrightEdge and Andrew Warren Payne, Econsultancy||Programme IconInformation Retrieval – Where next for Search|
|12.15 – 13.00||Lunch|
|13.00 – 14.00||Keynote: Speakers include Jeff Coghlan, Founder and CEO of Matmi|
|14.15 – 15.15||Programme IconMulti–channel Marketing : Speakers include Richard Gregory, Latitude, Damian Hanson, Oneiota, Darran Herbert, Latitude, Neil Charles, Mediacom||Programme IconDelivering Insights from Social Media: Speakers include Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital and Sean Walsh, Blueclaw||Programme IconFlying blind? How to deal with [Not Provided] Speakers include Pete Young, Mediacom and David Sottimano, Distilled, Graeme Benge, Koozai|
|15.30 – 16.30||Programme IconCutting Edge Search Technology: Speakers include Ben Bisco, homejames, Dom Hodgson, LinkRisk, Jon Myers, Marin||Programme IconAttribution, Getting the Bigger Picture: Speakers include: Neil Charles, Mediacom||Programme IconSearching for talent: Speakers include Pete Young, Mediacom, Jake Langwith, Stone Carter, David Edmunson Bird, MMU|
|16.45 – 17.30||Programme IconM–commerce: speakers include Richard Gregory, Latitude, Geoffrey Barraclough, WorldPay and Chris Brassington, Starfish360||Programme IconUnderstanding the role of social in search : Speakers include Judith Lewis, Beyond and Bas van den Beld||Programme IconInternational Search: Speakers include Andy Atkins Kruger, WebCertain|