Wednesday 1 August

08:30

Registration

09:30

Opening remarks

09:45

Martin Eriksson

You Are All Product Managers

PRODUCT

Susan Ramonat

Blockchain Unraveled

STRATEGY

Edgar Rouwenhorst

Marketing: From Cult Leaders to Chief Executives

GROWTH

10:20

Roan Lavery

Driving Growth vs. Building Core Value

PRODUCT

Rand Fishkin

Fireside chat with Robin Wauters

STRATEGY

Rebecca Moore

Self-Disrupt for Growth

GROWTH

Starting from

Morning break (40 mins)
11:35

Gabrielle Bufrem

Bootstrapping User Research: No Budget, No Team, No Buy-in, No Problem

PRODUCT

Fred Destin

Boards That Don't Suck

STRATEGY

Fabrizio Ballarini

Scaling Organic Growth by Building Products

GROWTH

12:10

Amy Zima

Killing Products

PRODUCT

Patrick Campbell

Our Fundamental Strategy of Building a Business is Broken

STRATEGY

Steli Efti

The 7 Deadly Startup Sales Sins

GROWTH

Lunch (90 mins)
13:20

James Turing

Building IT Social Enterprises in Rural Africa: A Myriad of Challenges, But Even More Opportunity

LUNCHTIME TALKS

13:45

Amber Baldet, Silas Davis, Duncan Johnston-Watt & Susan Ramonat

Panel: Taking Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency

LUNCHTIME TALKS

14:20

Miloš Lalić

The Continuous Search for Product/Market Fit

PRODUCT

Eric Yuan

Fireside chat with John Peebles

STRATEGY

Amber Baldet

Decentralized, Private, Open, Secure: Building a More Ethical Internet

GROWTH

14:55

Colin Burns

"Peak Web" UX Design: What to do next...?

PRODUCT

Mark Logan

The Real Reasons Startups and Scale-ups Fail (And What to Do About It)

STRATEGY

Ed Fry

Data-Driven Growth: Lies, Lawyers & Outsized Results

GROWTH

Starting from

Afternoon break (40 mins)
16:10

Des Traynor

What We’ve Learned From Scaling to 0-25k+ Paying Customers

KEYNOTE

Thursday 2 August

08:30

Registration

09:30

Opening remarks

09:45

Mike McQuaid

How to Not Fail at Using Open-Source Software in Your Organisation

ENGINEERING

Check Warner

Building with Diversity

CULTURE

Oli Gardner

Content Marketing is Broken and Only Your M.O.M. Can Save You

MARKETING

10:20

Paul Campbell

A Modern Approach to Third-Party Embedded Widgets

ENGINEERING

Des Traynor

Fireside chat with Robin Wauters

CULTURE

Sam Noble

Blink & You’ll Miss It: The Ever-Changing Landscape of Paid Media

MARKETING

Starting from

Morning break (40 mins)
11:35

Maria Gutierrez

What Should We Work On?

ENGINEERING

Kirsty Lynagh

Architect and Anthropologist: the two roles needed in your team to win in the workplace in the future

CULTURE

Cindy Krum

The New Way Google Understands the World

MARKETING

12:10

Jim Newbery

How to Survive the Single-Page App-ocalypse

ENGINEERING

Scott Berkun

The Dance of the Possible: A better way to understand how to work with ideas

CULTURE

Jes Scholz

Marketing in an AI World

MARKETING

Lunch (90 mins)
13:20

Jon Myers

A Brief History of Search

LUNCHTIME TALKS

13:45

Dr. Enigma

How Turing and His Team Hacked Enigma

LUNCHTIME TALKS

14:20

Ivana McConnell

Ethics, Software & Identity in the Age of Data

ENGINEERING

James Mayes

Making Remote Inclusive

CULTURE

Meagen Eisenberg

How the Hell Do You Get More Leads?

MARKETING

14:55

Meri Williams

Five Things I Wish I'd Known Sooner About Scaling Teams & Culture

ENGINEERING

John Peebles

“Things Are Getting Mental”: Let's Talk About Self-Care and Startups

CULTURE

Jono Alderson

Digital marketing in a post-digital world: are you ready for what comes next?

MARKETING

Afternoon break (40 mins)
16:10

Rand Fishkin

Why Nine out of Ten Marketing Launches Suck (and how to be the one that doesn't)

KEYNOTE

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