8:00 am - 8:45 am

Partner Showcase and Networking

Registration, tea and coffee

8:45 am - 8:55 am

Welcome to Country

8:55 am - 9:00 am

MC Welcome

Chris Taylor Chris Taylor Imposter-in-Chief, B&T
9:00 am - 9:45 am

Body Image. The Scourge of The Next Generation. Whose Responsibility Is It?

Brands, marketers and platforms alike must prioritise, strengthen and lead the way when it comes to inclusion within their content, while at the same time reflecting the audiences they serve. So, why is it still not a priority? And whose responsibility is it? Join Sunita Gloster AM in discussion with body image pioneer and 2023 Australian of the Year Taryn Brumfitt, alongside Pinterest Managing Director Melinda Petrunoff, as they shine a light on the responsibility the industry has in championing and embracing inclusion.
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Melinda Petrunoff Melinda Petrunoff Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Pinterest
Sunita Gloster AM Sunita Gloster AM
Taryn Brumfitt Taryn Brumfitt Bestselling Author, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Australian of the Year in 2023
9:45 am - 10:30 am

Handing Over Creative Control: Inside Alone Australia

Hear from the extraordinary Gina Chick, 2023’s Alone Australia winner, along with representatives from SBS and ITV about what went into making the show in one of Australia's most unforgiving natural environments and the lessons for brands in being willing to relinquish an element of creative control.

Gina Chick Gina Chick Adventurer, Writer and Rewilding Facilitator
Beth Hart Beth Hart Chief Content Officer, ITV Studios
Joseph Maxwell Joseph Maxwell Head of Unscripted, SBS
Sofia Geraghty Sofia Geraghty Senior Reporter, B&T
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Global CMO Keynote: The Temptations of the Modern Marketer

It's never been tougher for marketers to develop great creative work that drives the brand and the business. However, the constant and evolving factors pushing and shoving marketers in all sorts of directions make it harder to resist temptations. But how do you juggle the lure of the new with the good old fundamentals? In this entertaining presentation, marketing legend Fernando Machado will share how marketing folks can avoid confusion and stay focused on the core things that may not seem that sexy, but can create a real difference.

Fernando Machado Fernando Machado Global Marketing Advisor, Ex-Burger King, NotCo & Activision Blizzard Global CMO, & Operating Partner Garnett Station Partners
11:05 am - 11:35 am

Aussie NBA Legend Talks Triumphs, Turbulence & Resilience

Iconic Australian basketball champion Luc Longley AM will take to the stage in a candid fireside chat with award-winning journalist, author and sports writer Samantha Lane. The former Chicago Bulls pro will discuss what it takes to be a trailblazer, and what role gut instinct, self belief and mentors have within this. Longley, who is now an Australian professional basketball coach, will also talk about searching for strength in times of adversity, and how you adapt to challenges that can’t be overcome.

Luc Longley AM Luc Longley AM Ex-National Basketball Association (NBA) star and Australian professional basketball coach
Sam Lane Sam Lane Award-winning Broadcast Journalist
11:35 am - 12:05 pm


Lisa Wilkinson Lisa Wilkinson Multi-Award Winning Journalist and TV Host
12:05 pm - 12:10 pm

Closing Remarks

Chris Taylor Chris Taylor Imposter-in-Chief, B&T
12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

Light Lunch served


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