FutureM Schedule: Wednesday, October 24, Part 1

Posted by Kate Jurras on Tue, Oct 2, 2012

explore the schedule resized 600FutureM is coming soon, and we're really excited! For the next several weeks, we'll be sharing the event schedule with you in segments. Make sure to buy your pass to get access to this whole week of amazing events! MITX members: e-mail info@futurem.org to get the discount code that gets you $100 off your FutureM pass!

FutureM/IMS Shared Keynote - Digital Marketing in the Political Arena Fireside Chat

As the presidential election approaches, what can marketers learn from Barack Obama and Mitt Romney¹s digital campaigns? Moderated by Dorie Clark, a former political journalist and spokeswoman for Howard Dean¹s groundbreaking presidential campaign, this session will explore current best practices, the difference between digital marketing in the political and business realms, and emerging trends we can expect to see in 2013 and beyond.

Host Organization IMS & FutureM
Venue - Hynes Convention Center


Harvesting Consumer Intent from the Social Web

The social web is a constant stream of Facebook likes, Twitter tweets, Foursquare check-ins, social commerce reviews, and other recommendations and referrals we want to share. These products, services, businesses, places, movies, music, articles, etc. are expressions of interest and intent. This presents a tremendous and largely untapped opportunity for brands to identify and communicate with consumers who have overtly expressed interest and to 'harvest their intent' by helping them to bridge the gap between discovery and action with useful, timely and relevant information and offers.

Host Organization SpringPad
Venue - Hynes Convention Center

Smarter Marketing on a Smarter Planet: Are You Ready?

Rapid shifts in technology and the need to embrace trends from the consumer market have created new challenges for marketing and IT professionals. Traditional methods of customer engagement, brand and product marketing are no longer sufficient as businesses shift from understanding markets to understanding people. We'll explore the challenges and opportunities that come with marketing to the "empowered consumer" and offer solutions to address key challenges facing marketers everywhere: explosion of data, use of social media, vast channel and device choices, and shifting demographics.

Host Organization IBM Social Business
Venue - Hynes Convention Center

The New Land of Misfit Toys: Attracting Talent to the Agency of the Future

Sean Corcoran, SVP, Digital Media & Social Influence at Mullen (and formerly a senior digital media and marketing analyst at Forrester) leads a group of "misfit toys" (A.K.A. Creative Technologists) in a discussion about why they chose the agency world to ply their skills and what unique talents will be needed to build the agency of the future. The group will show breakthrough creative and tech work they've done for JetBlue, Google and numerous other progressive, thought-leader brands and enlighten the audience about pathways to stimulating and rewarding opportunities in the agency realm.

Host Organization Mullen
Venue - Hynes Convention Center

The Future of Mobile Rich Media and Location Targeting
Media & Advertising

Mobile has changed the way people communicate, consume content, and shop. In the future, it will be more important than ever before for brands to connect with mobile consumers in a targeted, personal way—wherever they are—to make an impact and drive results. But what’s the best way to engage your target audience and how can you couple rich media and location targeting to achieve your desired results? Join us as we explore strategies for creating meaningful rich media mobile ads and targeting them to consumers most likely to take action with sophisticated location-targeting.

Host Organization PayPal/Celtra
Venue - Hynes Convention Center

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