Change Begins With Data on Jan. 25th – Get your tickets to: FFWD Advertising & Marketing Week 2016


Our industry’s sole constant is change. Unpredictable, accelerating, disruptive change — and to succeed, we must not only accept change, but embrace it. We will never master change, but we can acquire the tools and perspectives necessary to participate in change, crafting it and leading it, as we forge new paths for our clients and connect brands with their consumers.

Expand your toolbox and your mind at FFWD Advertising & Marketing Week and start driving change with us in 2016


FFWD Opening Lunch – Monday, January 25th

Readying your Organization in the Face of Extreme Change

Carter Murray, Worldwide CEO, FCB, New York
Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide, New York
Andrew Bruce, President & CEO, Publicis Worldwide North America, New York

Kijiji Speaker Series – Thursday, January 28th

Canadian Advertising: Do or Die?

Scott Goodson, CEO and Founder, Strawberryfrog, New York


FFWD Closing Lunch – Friday, January 29th

Forces of Transformation

Maurice Lévy, Chairman & CEO Publicis Groupe, Paris


Applied Arts Session – Tuesday, January 26th
Diary of a Creative Director: An exploration of the road to greatness

Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer DDB Worldwide, New York
Heidi Ehlers, Founder, HEIDI CONSULTS

Morning Master Series – Thursday, January 28th
Creative Thinking: A Success Skill for the 21st Century Presenters

Gerard Puccio, Department Chair & Professor, International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo State

Twitter Session – Thursday, January 28th
Engaging the World of Creators

Nick Millman, Head of U.S. Business Operations, Niche
Canadian creators @RayLigaya, @brittlestar and @nelcam

Cannes Reel – Friday, January 29th

See the world’s best commercials from the 2015 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.


Google Canada Speaker Series – Tuesday, January 26th
The Biometrics of Branding – Consumer Physiology in the Video Moments that Matter

Zahra Kanji, Strategy & Insights Lead Google

SapientNitro Session – Thursday, January 28th
Turn on, Tune in, Drop out: The Virtual is Real.

Howard Goldkrand, Innovations Director, SapientNitro

Sharethrough Session – Thursday, January 28th
The native transformation of mobile and video. The neuroscience behind why it’s working.

Patrick Keane, President, Sharethrough, New York


thinktv Session – Tuesday, January 26th
TV Effectiveness in a Changed Media Landscape

Isaac Weber, SVP Strategy, MarketShare

Ipsos Brand Influence study – Tuesday, January 26th
Most Influential Brands in Canada

Steve Levy, Chief Operating Officer, Ipsos

Facebook Session – Wednesday, January 27th
FBIQ Insights: Understanding People in the New World of Communication

Josh Bloom, Vertical Strategy Lead, Facebook Canada

Morning Master Series – Thursday, January 28th
Heart & Soul: UX and the need to connect with our customers on an emotional level

Karin Schmidlin, Manager, Virtual Incubation Program, University of Waterloo

AOL Industry Breakfast – Thursday, January 28th
Shifting Gears: Adapting with the Speed of Change

Ernie Cormier, Chief Product Officer, AOL Platforms

comScore Session – Thursday, January 28th
Mobile Consumption of Content: The New Normal

Brent Bernie, President, comScore Canada

Morning Master Series – Friday, January 29th
Building Brands around Shared Values

Tim Silk, Senior Instructor, Marketing & Behavioural Science Division, Sauder School of Business, UBC

Yahoo Insights Session – Friday, January 29th
The State of Mobile: The Rise of Mobile Addicts

Yannis Dosios, VP, Publisher Services, Yahoo, San Francisco

Mintel Session – Friday, January 29th
Consumer Trends That Will Shape 2016 and Beyond

Stacy Glasgow, Consumer Trends Consultant, Mintel


Rogers Media Session – Thursday, January 28th
The Future of Media in a Content Driven World

Ken Reid, Sportsnet Central Host
Michka Mancini, VP, Rogers Digital Media Sales
Scott MacMillan, VP, NHL Integration
Ryan Archibald, Managing Director, VICE
Pary Bell, Vice President, Digital Media

Postmedia Session – Friday, January 29th
Building the Scalable Content Marketing Machine

Joe Chidley, Executive Producer, Content Works
Derek Chezzi, Director of Engagement Services, Content Works
Darin Diehl, Director, Content and Shared Services, Tangerine Bank
Diane Begin, APEX Public Relations
Josh Merchant, Co-founder & CTO, Ampifii


Yahoo Speaker Series – Monday, January 25th
The Currency of Data

Leo Polanowski, Head of Sales Specialist & Account Management, Americas, Yahoo, California

Morning Master Series – Tuesday, January 26th
Understanding Culture and Society Through Visual Text Analysis

Christopher Collins, Assistant Professor University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Shaw Media Session – Tuesday, January 26th
Next Generation Television – The Power of TV Combined with the Intelligence of Data

Greg McLelland, Senior VP, Sales, Shaw Media
Mark Daprato, Chief Marketing Officer,

NLogic Session – Wednesday, January 27th
Making Sense of Any Data

David Phillips, President & COO, NLogic

Quantcast Session – Wednesday, January 27th
Mission Possible: 24 Hours Or Less To Build Deep Customer Intelligence

Adrian D’Souza, VP of Operations, Quantcast

Adobe Speaker Series – Wednesday, January 27th
Don’t Let Programmatic Leave you Behind

Pete Kluge, Group Product Marketing Manager, Adobe
Nurullo Makhmundov, Director of E-commerce, The Shopping Channel (Rogers Media)

Addictive Mobility Session – Thursday, January 28th
Data Driven Creative in a Mobile First World

Naveed Ahmad, CEO, Addictive Mobility

Platinum Pass $799 + tax
Gold Pass $649 + tax
Morning Master Series Pass $80 + tax
4pm Speaker Series Pass $125 + tax
Opening Lunch w/ Carter Murray $99 + tax
Closing Lunch w/ Maurice Lévy $119 + tax
Single Tickets $25 – $35 + tax


Check back often for announcements.

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