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.

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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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