|8:00 – 8:30||Registration|
|8:30 – 9:15||Data Protection & Privacy: Where’s It All Heading?
Join Derek A. Lackey, CIPM, Managing Partner of Newport Thomson and President of the Direct Marketing Association of Canada as he moderates this panel of privacy experts to unpack the often confusing world of data protection & privacy laws and how they affect email marketing. New laws are popping up all over the globe and companies who market and sell globally are struggling to keep up. Whether it is:
WHAT’S THE TAKE AWAY
|9:15 – 10:00||Emerging trends in Email Deliverability
Email moves quickly and every day brings a different challenge as you try to get your messages into your subscriber’s inbox. Learn about new and emerging technologies you can take advantage of right now to make your messages stand out in the inbox and increase the likelihood of delivery to a subscriber. Topics include domain and IP reputation, list bombing, and new technologies enabling a brand to protect both subscribers and employees. Additionally, fresh research into the world of phishing, brand protection, and brand identification will all be explained so you can engage with your IT staff to implement them.
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|10:00 – 10:15||Break|
|10:15 – 11:00||Marketing Automation
Taking your Email Marketing to the Next Level – processes and best practices email marketers should consider for 2019
The sky is the limit when you are considering ways to connect with your customers. During this session Mike will discuss processes and tactics that email marketers can use to amplify their email marketing programs to increase engagement, conversions and customer satisfaction.
|11:00 – 11:45||2019 Update from the CRTC
Can you believe that the Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is ready to turn 9 this year, and will have 5 years of enforcement as of July? Do not miss this opportunity to hear from the CRTC as they discuss current enforcement priorities and initiatives related to advertising and marketing. In this session you will hear from the CRTC’s Director of Electronic Commercial Enforcement on the Commission’s 2018 activities, the trend on complaints and their enforcement focus for 2019. Learn about the latest guidance on Section 9 and how that can impact your business and those of your partners.
|11:45 – 12:30||Lunch|
|12:30 – 13:15||Automation from the Trenches
Digital transformation is never easy. But, it is possible, and in her session, Nadia Milani takes us through some of the most important things she learned launching marketing automation at Grand & Toy. Her talk captures all the moving parts from securing internal buy-in, selecting an implementation partner, to building the right team to execute. Launching automation successfully is both an art & science, and finding the perfect balance is paramount.
|13:15 – 14:00||Lead with Email: Influencing Change in your Organization
Marketers today know they need to shift from a channel marketing approach to one where messages align cross-channel, centered around key audience data – this is where email marketers are uniquely poised to take a leadership position, and help break down internal silos and legacy processes that create friction and impede performance. Our panel of cross-functional agency and client-side experts discuss how they worked to build function, efficiency and accountability – while also moving the needle on longer term roadmaps to grow programs and capabilities. Topics will range from the email design process, selecting the right MarTech, internal and external standards, and building executive buy-in to advance capabilities.
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|14:00 – 14:15||Break|
|14:15 – 15:00||The Future of Email
A panel discussion to cover the future of email. Looking back over the content of the day, and discussing where are we going and how are we going to get there. Topics will include marketing automation, privacy, career path development, and more.
|15:00 – 15:30||Networking|