Scroll down now to have a look at all the speaker sessions lined up for this year’s SAScon.

SAScon’s conference is typically split into 3 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 finalising the exact programme so speakers, topics and timings may be subject to change.

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
09.30 - 10.30

Keynote - Brett Tabke, CEO and Founder, PubCon

10.30 - 11.30

Pay to Play - Are Paid Search and Social Destroying Organic: Speakers include James Lowery, Compeller , Phil MacKechnie, Travel SuperMarket, Neil Yeomans, Lakestar McCann

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SEO Penalty Shoot Out - Recipe for Success: Speakers include Paul Madden, LinkRisk, Tim Grice, Branded3, David Harling,, Nichola Stott, MediaFlow

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Learn How to Produce Persona Success Content in 45 Minutes or Less: Danny Ashton, NeoMam Studios

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11.45 - 12.45

Scaling a model of earning authority in organic search

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Attribution - Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan: Speakers include Ariannae Donoghue, Mamas & Papas, Darren Herbert, Latitude

SEM Rush - 5 ways to use spying tools to deconstruct your competitors strategy with Rishi Lakhani

12.45 – 13.30Lunch
13.30 – 14.15

Keynote - The Human Interface - Jeff Coghlan, Matmi

14.15 – 15.15

Measurement for success - how to report data on your campaigns: Speakers include Paul Reilly, MediaSkunkWorks, Neil Walker, Quaero Media.

Twitter Tips from Opta Joe: Simon Banoub, Opta Sports. Chaired by Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital.

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You are what Google says you are: How how to 'check out' really well on Google: Nick Garner, 90 Digital

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15.30 – 16.30

Quality Score - separating the myths and the facts: Speakers include Ben Wightman, Latitude Group

Insight for search strategies beyond keywords: Speakers include Ross Hitchenor, Sysomos, Chris Bunyan, Kantar Media, Ben McKay, MEC Organic Performance

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Content Marketing for Success: Speakers include Nichola Stott, MediaFlow,
Sadie Sherran, Director, Falkon Digital, Anna Wilson, Tangerine, Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital

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16.45 – 17.15Close
17.30 – Midnight Delegate Social at Dogbowl sponsored by The Candidate
Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
09.30 - 10.30

Keynote - ' Mobile, Big Data & The Cloud - Cindy Krum, CEO and Founder, MobileMoxie

10.30 - 11.30

It's not you it's me - who should be managing paid social media?

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You are what you wear - is there a future in wearable media?: Speakers include Martin Bryant, The Next Web,
Sabine Douglas, Apadmi, Paul Gailey, Droiders

Bloggers vs PRs vs SEOs: Judith Lewis

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11.45 - 12.45

Social Media Strategy in Action: Speakers include Ian Pollard, Autotrader,
Jim Haysom, Autotrader, chaired by Kristal Ireland.

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Its Not all about Google: Speakers include Barry Adams, SEO Consultant & Digital Marketing Strategist, IrishWonder, Nichola Stott, MediaFlow

Melbourne Server Hosting: Miles Hollway

12.45 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 -14.15

Keynotes - SAScon goes to Iceland - Andy Thompson, Iceland Foods


Performance Led Social Content: Katy Howell, immediate future, Chaired by Kristal Ireland, Enjoy Digital

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Local and mobile - a match made in heaven? Speakers include Gilli Goodman, Google, Matt Hunt – Business Development Manager at Apadmi & Dan ‘Mobile Marketing’ Sodergren

Moderated by Rob Weatherhead, Mediacom I-Lab

13 Things That Online Dating Taught Me About Smashing Social Media KPIs
Laura Thomas, Return On Digital

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15:30 - 16:30

Technical SEO session - Martin MacDonald, Mog Media, Peter Handley, TheMediaFlow, Alex Moss, FireCask, Jessica Rose, Majestic SEO

PR are we now just SEO bitches?: Speakers include Andy Barr, 10 Yetis & Dave Naylor

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Penalty removal and link cleanup: Paul Madden, Link Risk

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16:45 - 17:15 Close



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