Business Agenda

08:00: Registration

Collect your name badge, welcome bag and grab breakfast before the conference starts at 9am. 

09:00: Welcome to Ascend

Welcome to Ascend London 2019 with Peter Yeung, VP and General Counsel, Episerver

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09:10: Keynote: Episerver Product Strategy and Roadmap, Justin Anovick, Chief Product Officer

Join Episerver's Cheif Product Officer, Justin Anovick, to get right up-to-date on Episerver’s vision and product strategy for 2020 and beyond. You'll understand what Episerver's product roadmap for content, commerce, and marketing means to you and how it translates into significant investments we’ve made in areas such as cross-channel campaign management, artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous personalization, all designed to empower you to achieve continuous one-to-one engagement with your customers through truly immersive experiences.

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09:55: Guest Keynote: Cate Trotter

Cate is a Future of Retail expert and was named the 26th most influential person in retail. Cate brings to Ascend powerful insights and solid data, providing you with new information that could change your business. Cate is always up-to-date with the latest research and presents it in a way that is easy to follow for everyone.

 

Presenter: Cate Trotter, Head of Trends at Insider Trends

10:45: Morning Coffee Break

Refresh with a beverage and snack. Meet our sponsors and mingle in the Epi lounge. 

11:15: Customer Keynote with Valtech

Customer Keynote with Global Platinum Sponsor, Valtech

11:35: Customer Keynote with Netcel

Customer Keynote with Gold Sponsor, Netcel

12:05: Customer Keynote with AmazeRealise

Customer Keynote with Gold Sponsor, AmazeRealise

12:30: Lunch and Meet our Sponsors

Join us for a delicious 3 course lunch served in Bento Boxes. Chat to our sponsors and mingle in the Epi lounge. 

Partner track
Digital Marketing track

13:55: 5 ways to help your customers improve their email campaigns

Join us in this hands on session to learn how you can help your customers improve their email campaigns. 

Presenter: Chris Purcell, Product Marketing Manager, Episerver

13:55: Hands on lab: 10 things you should know about Episerver

Join us in this hands on marketers lab where we show you the 10 things you should know about Episerver. 

Julia will give you an introduction to our top 10 tricks and Rob will demo them live to you on the stage. 

Presenters: Julia Maguire, Customer Marketing Manager and Rob Stoves, Senior Solution Architect at Episerver

14:15: The how & why of the Episerver App Marketplace

Hear from Karen Chastain on how to publish your app in the Marketplace and what success partners have seen to date.

Presenter: Karen Chastain, Senior Director, Global Partner & Alliances at Episerver

14:15: Expert Topics: Turning Browsers into Buyers

Turning Browsers into Buyers

Presenters: inRiver & Lionbridge

14:35: Partner Spotlight

Partner Spotlight

14:35: Expert Topics: 5 ways to improve your email campaigns

Join us in an Expert led session where we demonstrate to you, 5 ways you can improve your email campaigns. 

Presenter: Chris Purcell, Product Marketing Manager, Episerver

14:55: 10 things you and our customers should know about Episerver

Join us in this hands on session to find out the 10 things you and our customers should know about Episerver.

Presenters: Julia Maguire, Customer Marketing Manager and Rob Stoves, Senior Solution Architect at Episerver

14:55: Hands on: How to create an engaging experience using blocks

Join our hands on marketers lab and discover how you can create engaging experiences using blocks through a live demo on stage.

Presenter: David Buo, Solution Architect, Episerver

15:15: Afternoon Coffee Break

Refresh with a beverage and snack. Meet our sponsors and mingle in the Epi lounge. 

15:45: Hands on: How to drive lead generation with A/B testing and Progressive Profiling

In this hands on marketers lab, Rob will demo to you how you can drive lead generation through using our A/B testing functionality and progressive profiling. 

Presenter: Rob Stoves, Senior Solution Artchitect

15:45: Hands on: How to drive lead generation with A/B testing and Progressive Profiling

In this hands on marketers lab, Rob will demo to you how you can drive lead generation through using our A/B testing functionality and progressive profiling. 

Presenter: Rob Stoves, Senior Solution Artchitect

16:05: Hands on: How to build dynamic landing pages with our enterprise search tool Find

Join our hands on marketers lab session, where David will demo on the stage, how to build dynamic landing pages with our enterprise search tool Find

Presenter: David Buo, Solution Architect, Episerver

16:05: Hands on: How to build dynamic landing pages with our enterprise search tool Find

Join our hands on marketers lab session, where David will demo on the stage, how to build dynamic landing pages with our enterprise search tool Find

Presenter: David Buo, Solution Architect, Episerver

16:25: Customer Keynote with Engage

Customer Keynote with Gold Sponsor, Engage

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16:50: Guest Keynote: Matthew Griffin

Matthew Griffin, a Fanatical Futurist,  will take you on a journey and bring the future to life, giving you first hand access to unprecedented insights into the future and, perhaps more importantly, the critical thinking, tools and vision that help you build, invent and lead your own futures.

Presenter: Matthew Griffin, Fanatical Futurist

17:20: 5 min quick fire Q&A with Language Wire

Meet our sponsor Language Wire in a 5 min quickfire Q&A with Joey Moore, Senior Director, Product Marketing at Episerver. Then head out to enjoy a drinks reception hosted by them. Thank you Language Wire!

17:25: Summary and close

Thank you for joining us today, Peter will wrap up!

17:30: Drinks reception & Website Awards

Join us for canapes and drinks hosted by Language Wire, followed by our Website Awards Ceremony then more food and drink and a 90s themed party to celebrate our 25th Birthday!