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Spikes Asia Showcases Latest Innovations in Technology with Programme of Tech Talks



Sponsored by Omnicom Media Group

Singapore, Aug 20, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, taking place from 23-26 September in Singapore, invites leading names including Atlas, Omnicom Media Group, Proximity, SapientNitro, Adap.TV, Tencent and Stuff to present Tech Talks at the upcoming Festival.

The interactive sessions, which are sponsored by Omnicom Media Group, will showcase the newest technology currently reshaping the creative media landscape and will provide a unique opportunity to see which direction these innovations are heading in.

Focusing on gaming and e-commerce, Guy Hearn, Omnicom Media Group's Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific, together with a special guest from Microsoft, will showcase new technology, taking delegates through the consumer journey and the opportunities for brands to help consumers get more done across their digital life.

Commenting on their sponsorship of Tech Talks, Cheuk Chiang, CEO of Omnicom Media Group, says, "It's a time of unprecedented change in the media and marketing industry. The fundamental driver of change is not demographic or socio-political - it is in fact technological. Technology has created a whole new way of communicating with consumers. The confluence of technology now dictates the confluence of channels. In this exciting landscape, Omnicom Media Group is delighted to be partnering with Spikes again to present Tech Talk, which will be a showcase of how technology is pushing the boundaries to provide immersive and engaging consumer experiences. Tech Talk is about driving innovation, which has and will always be at the heart of what we do as a network."

Elsewhere, Jon Paul Stift, Client Partner APAC, Atlas, looks at cookies across multiple devices, using insights from research conducted to highlight the efforts Atlas has undertaken to make the cookie based measurement system work better for advertisers and agencies.

Leading a discussion on mixing creative and technology Richard Fraser, Regional Managing Director, Proximity Asia and Lauren Thevenet, Technology Director and Melanie Clancy, Creative Director from Proximity Singapore will use live cases to showcase how this approach can reshape the creative media landscape.

Focusing on the post-digital creative technologies Phil Phelan, National Strategy Director, SapientNitro Australia and Melanie Cook, Head of Strategy, SapientNitro Singapore & HK will discuss what the next great wave of technology will be and what it will be made of. Whilst Alex Khan, General Manager APAC, Adap.tv will share his view of the future of programmatic advertising and how video and linear TV is shaping this future.

Bringing wearable technology to the fore, Will Findlater, Editor-in-Chief, Stuff will guide the audience through the future of these gadgets. The session will look at the potential impacts wearable tech may have on health and fitness and the Internet of Things along with the influence of fashion on the devices.

"With technology playing an essential role in consumers' lives, it's of vital importance that we continue to look at the platforms, products and services that are leading in this industry. The Tech Talks at Spikes Asia are aimed towards inspiring and informing audiences, ultimately helping them to stay on top of the game," says Terry Savage, Chairman of Lions Festivals.

Along with the Tech Talks, Spikes Asia has a programme of inspiring seminars, forums, networking events and awards. The festival takes place at Suntec Singapore from 23-26 September and anyone interested in being involved can register to attend and find more information about the programme of events at www.spikes.asia.

About Spikes Asia

Building on 27 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the Lions Festivals, organisers of Cannes Lions, Lions Health, Dubai Lynx and Eurobest, and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific. The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world.

Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates from 30 countries in 2013, offers an inspirational programme of seminars and workshops focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.

The Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR and Branded Content & Entertainment. For more infomation, please visit www.spikes.asia.

Source: Spikes Asia

Contact:
Camilla Lambert (nee Cole)
Press & PR Manager 
Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity
Tel: +44-20-3033 4000
[email protected] 
www.spikes.asia




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