Media Planning & Strategy Summit (virtual)

Bringing together the brightest and best media planning brains in the UK to one summit.

Join the IPA's first planning and strategy summit where we'll be joined by the best media planners in the UK to celebrate effective planning and pave the way for planners of the future.

Aimed at those in a junior or mid-level role, this event will provide learnings from experienced media planners that will help inform, inspire and encourage future planning icons.

If the virtual event is not for you, feel free to book tickets to the in-person event.


9.00am          Breakfast and networking

9.30am          Introduction

9.35am          Keynote address

Tara Austin, Consulting Partner, Ogilvy

10.00am        Lessons from a planning superstar

Vicky Fox, Chief Planning Officer, OMD

10.20am        The trials and tribulations of being a media planner

What are the issues that keep top planners up at night?

James Parnum, Head of Planning, MediaCom

Leigh Herbert, Director of Client Services, Republic of Media

Flora Williams, Head of Implementational Planning (OmniGov), MGOMD

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10.50am        Coffee break

11.05am        Case Studies

Jessica Bates, Connections Planning Manager, OMD 

Kate Lunt, Client Partner and Jess Batiste, Planning Partner, Carat

Pete Buckley, Connection Planning Director, Meta

11.50am        Expert Panel

How do we resolve the challenges faced by planners – and what does the future of planning look like?

Zehra Chatoo, Strategic Planning Partner, Meta

Mark Hatwell, Director of Group Strategy, Global Media & Entertainment

Richard Kirk, Chief Strategy Officer, Zenith

Monica Majumdar, Head of Strategy, Wavemaker

12.20am        Closing remarks

12.30pm        Close

Last updated 15 June 2022