22 Park Lane
London, England W1K 1BE

In an event dubbed 'Making it happen', the leading lights of UK online publishing will come together to discuss the most pressing issues facing the industry, and the next steps to be taken for digital businesses to ensure their continued growth.

Bookings for the conference, in addition to the AOP Awards 2007, are being taken online.

Keynotes will include:

* Caroline Little, ceo and publisher, Washington Post.Newsweek Interactive
* Jeff Henry, director of ITV Consumer
* Caroline Slootweg, Digital and New Media Marketing Director, Unilever

Sessions to include meet the aggregators, featuring:

* Stephen Taylor, regional vice president, Audience Group, Yahoo! Europe
* Joshua Cohen, Business product manager, Google News
* Craig Donato, chief executive, Oodle
* Angus Bankes, director, Moreover

editorial change in the digital era:

* Karl Schneider, executive editor, RBI
* Andrew Hawken, Editorial director, online, BSkyB
* Abigail Chisman, editor in chief Conde Nast
* Pete Clifton, head of news interactive, BBC

and the future of erecruitment, with:

* Felix Wetzel, marketing director, Jobsite
* Tim Potter, MD business publishing, Centaur
* Simon Conroy, ceo, Madgex
* Tim Forster, head of experienced recruitment, PwC

'homemade content', from chatroom to newsroom:

* Alison Wheeler, Chief Executive Officer, Wikimedia UK
* Meg Pickard, head of communities, Guardian Unlimited
* Pete Picton, editor, Sun Online
* Patrick Fuller, publishing director, WhatCar

and mobile, making it happen, including:

* Hugh Burrows, Marketing director, Que Pasa Communications
* Stephen Pinches, Business development manager – FT Mobile
* Mike Burgess, Creative Director, Emap Mobile
* Brad Rees, founder and managing director, Mediacells

The event will be chaired by Torin Douglas, BBC media correspondent.

Official Website: http://www.ukaop.org.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/news/article.html?uid=1556

Added by AlisonW_uk on July 23, 2007