IAB Digital Ad Ops Conference in Sydney - Now Sold Out

11:45PM - 12:25PM | Registration & Lunch

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Google Marketing Platform

12:30PM - 12:50PM

IAB Welcome

Jonas Jaanimagi - Technology Lead, IAB Australia

12:50PM - 1:30PM

PubMatic and eBay Q&A session

Peter and Chris will be discussing eBay's evolution here in Australia as well as some of the general developments over the past year or so in ad tech - and the associated opportunities for 2019.

Some of the topics covered will include the PubMatic / eBay partnership and what makes it work, first price vs. second price auctions, innovation in header bidding, eBay's relationship with Google and how eBay leverages their incredibly rich data sets.

Peter Barry - Country Manager, AUS/NZ, PubMatic

Chris Evans - Senior Manager, Advertising Technology & Product, eBay


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1:30PM - 2:15PM

Marketing for Tomorrow - 10 Key Trends

Adform’s COO, Oliver Whitten, will take us through key trends rapidly shaping digital advertising with an eye towards how to prepare for 2020. From data ownership to artificial intelligence, we will explore the what, when, how and significance of emerging trends. To delve deeper into the topics, the second half of the presentation will include a moderated Q&A session.

Oliver Whitten - Chief Operating Officer, Adform

(Q&A with Jonas Jaanimagi- Tech Lead, IAB Australia)


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2:15PM - 2:40PM | Coffee & Networking Break

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2:40PM - 3:20PM

 Ad Tech Session – An API Can Do That! 

Lachlan McDivitt - Trading Director ANZ, The Trade Desk

Parijaat Khatri - BI Manager, Amnet  

Ray McGill - BI Manager, IPG Mediabrands

Shaun Fleysman - Consultant, Annalect


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3:20PM - 4:00PM

IAB Technology-Focused Councils & Working Groups Overview

A discussion of some of the key technology projects underway within the IAB, including OpenRTB 3.0, Auction Mechanics and VAST 4.1. IAB's Tech Lead will cover the newly formed Data Council and its work.

Jonas Jaanimagi - Technology Lead, IAB Australia

Peter Howard - Solutions Engineer, Brightcove

Rohan Creasey - Country Manager ANZ, Rubicon Project

Kathy Damatopoulos - Manager, Marketing Transformation Planning & Operations, Suncorp

4:00PM - 4:25PM | Coffee & Networking Break

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4:25PM - 5:10PM

Careers Panel

An interesting, engaging and informative discussion about the skills needed and kind of talent required to work in ad and tech ops. This is always our most popular session at the event, providing valuable insights and usually a few laughs.


Amy McCormack - Managing Director & Founder, Human Traffic


Suzy Nicoletti - Managing Director, Twitter Australia

Alex Skougarevskaya - Design Manager, Atlassian

Jo Gaines - Managing Director APAC, Salesforce

Sam Lees - Automated Trading Operations Manager, REA Group


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5:10PM - 5:15PM

Closing Remarks

A quick recap of the day and the a reflection on the current state of the Ad Ops industry in Australia.

Sandra Moynihan - Director of Advertising Operations, Fairfax Media

5:15PM - 6:00PM | Networking Drinks

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6:00PM Onwards | Post-Event Drinks

Bungalow 8

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