Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Sydney 2012)


PRE-EVENT: November 7, 2012     DAY ONE: November 8, 2012     DAY TWO: November 9, 2012

We expect to finalize the agenda in the coming days ahead.

We require lecturers for iDate2013. If interested in speaking, please click here Only the following will be considered: new technologies, venture capitalists, marketing experts, Fortune 1000 companies, social dating experts, dating business owners & experts in dating and mobile dating


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iDate2013 (Online Dating Industry and Matchmaker Industry Conference) is sponsoring‡ the NCMEC (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children). Please report if you have seen any of the missing children in this banner to the NCMEC.

 
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AGENDA: PRE-EVENT
FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, DARLING HARBOUR | Wednesday - November 7, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
‡ SPECIAL PRE-CONFERENCE FOR THE ONLINE DATING INDUSTRY (2 PM - 5 PM)

 
2:00 PM
[SPECIAL ONLINE DATING PRE-CONFERENCE]
‡ Introduction to the Online Dating Business



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Publisher)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Kent Room

‡ PRE-EVENT BUYERS AND SELLERS GATHERING
(CLOSED DOOR SESSION)

 
5:45 PM
‡ Details and VIDEO Here (Pre-Registration Required)


5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
Buyers and Sellers Gathering
A Special Session for Serious Buyers and Sellers of Online Dating and Social Networking Websites

Location: Kent Room

 
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PRE-EVENT COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)

 
9:00 - to - 11:00 PM

PRE-EVENT COCKTAIL RECEPTION
& AFFILIATE CONVENTION .com PARTY(Free for all Conference Attendees)
Cocktail Reception
Location: The Dundee Arms (Inside the Four Points Sheraton Hotel)

Location: The Dundee Arms
(Inside the Four Points Sheraton Hotel)161 Sussex Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Tel: +61 (2) 9290 4816


- Special Pre-Conference Sessions Require Separate Registration
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AGENDA: DAY ONE
FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, DARLING HARBOUR | Thursday - November 8, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:20 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Wharf Rooms
 
HONORARY SPEAKER (ACCC)

 
9:00 PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Best Practice Guidelines for Dating Websites


Speaker:
Isabelle Arnaud
(Director : Enforcement Operations, ACT & National Projects)
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Location: Bridge Room

 
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Wharf Rooms
 
STATE OF THE ASIA PACIFIC DATING INDUSTRY

 
10:45 AM
2011-12 Year in Review: The Asia Pacific Online Personals Industry



Speaker:
Mark Brooks
(CEO & Publisher)
Courtland Brooks & Online Personals Watch
Location: Bridge Room

SOCIAL DISCOVERY & ONLINE DATING

 
11:30 AM
Social Discovery and Online Dating


Speaker:
Max McGuire
(CEO)
RedHotPie
Location: Bridge Room

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Corn Exchange Restaurant
 
FUNDING FOR STARTUPS IN MOBILE DATING & SOCIAL DISCOVERY

 
1:30 PM
Funding, M&A for the Social Discovery & Dating Industry, inlcuding Mobile


Speaker:
Peter Wallace
(Managing Director)
Bluegum Ventures
Location: Bridge Room

DATING SOFTWARE

 
2:00 PM
Online and Mobile Dating Software: Latest Developments


Speaker:
Tanya Fathers
(CEO)
Dating Factory
Location: Bridge Room

ONLINE DATING CONVERSIONS

 
2:30 PM
Dating email Campaigns: Methods to increase conversions


Speaker:
Samantha Krajina
(CEO)
Relationship Rocketscience
Location: Bridge Room

 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK
& Speed Networking Session
Wharf Rooms
 
GOOGLE SESSION

 
3:30 PM
Google Resources and Strategies Specifically for Australian Dating Sites


Speaker:
Lucien Schneller
(Dating Industry Manager)
Google
Location: Bridge Room

DATING AND SEARCH MARKETING FOR ASIAPAC

 
4:30 PM
Online Marketing Strategies for Dating in Australia and Asia


Speaker:
Frank Grasso
(President)
eChannel Search
Location: Bridge Room

EVENING PARTY
(Free for all Delegates)
Sponsored by RedHotPie

 
8:45 - to - 11:59 PM

RedHotPie EVENING PARTY
Cocktail Reception.
Sydney Harbor Boat Cruise Party

Location: King Street Wharf

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AGENDA: DAY TWO
FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, DARLING HARBOUR | Friday - November 9, 2012

INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
 
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration & Exhibit Hall opens
Wharf Rooms
 
DATING SEO METHODS

 
9:00 AM
Backlink Removal for Improving Dating SEO



Speaker:
Keith Terrell
(CEO)
Orp Media
Location: Bridge Room

 
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
NETWORKING BREAK
Wharf Rooms
 
DATING SEO

 
10:30 AM
Content Marketing: Building Better Relationships and Natural Link Love


Speaker:
David Iwanow
(SEO Manager)
Amnesia Razorfish
Location: Bridge Room

HONORARY SPEAKER

 
11:00 AM
Free and Paid Australian Dating


Speaker:
Dave Heysen
(CEO)
Oasis Interactive
Location: Bridge Room

MATCHMAKING EVOLUTION

 
11:30 AM
Evolution of Dating for Matchmakers and Online Dating: A 30 year view


Speaker:
Yvonne Allen
(CEO)
Yvonne Allen & Associates
Location: Bridge Room

 
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM
LUNCH
Corn Exchange Restaurant
 
DATING STARTUPS

 
1:30 PM
Eating The Big Fish: Methods to Compete With The Leading AU Dating Sites



Speaker:
Matthew Pitt
(COO)
WhiteLabelDating.com
Location: Bridge Room

MOBILE DATING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENTS

 
2:15 PM
Mobile Dating Software Developments & the Australian Mobile Market


Speaker:
Bendan O'Kane
(CEO)
Messmo
Location: Bridge Room


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