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Programme announced for Ad Research Forum

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Our final event of the year is about demonstrating how media brands can benefit from understanding deeply engaged audiences. We ask how research is developing to understand the drivers of consumer behaviour online. We also look to identify the value of different online environments, and ultimately how knowledge of consumer engagement creates new commercial opportunities for media brands. AOP's Ad Research Forum takes place on 7 December at the Blue Fin in Southwark, from 2pm. There are limited places left - Book your ticket here. This event will be informed by the results of AOP’s latest research study, which is set to be released in early December, and builds on last year’s New Rules of Engagement Study.

'Valuing the Engaged Consumer' Schedule and Presentation Details 14.00-14.30 Registration 14.30-14.35 Welcome and introduction Lee Baker, Director, AOP / Tim Cain, Head of Research and Insight, AOP 14.35-14.45 Chair's Introduction and Overview David Brennan, Founder, Media Native 14.45 - 15.05 The new consumer touchpoints Simon McDonald, Business Director, InSites Consulting
  • Moving beyond the 'what' to the 'why' of consumer behaviour - benefits to publishers
  • How the research landscape is changing. The latest research techniques and tools: 
- Netnographic and online conversations
- Co-creation and crowd-sourcing 
- Multimedia ethnography

      • How media brands can plug into behaviourally led insight innovation
      15.05-15.25  Losing Sleep Over Paid, Owned and Earned Julia Ayling, Head of Intelligence, Business Planning, Mindshare
      • The big questions keeping clients awake at night.
      • Pondering the world of Paid, Owned and Earned - and how we measure it
      • Solutions for a better understanding of consumer behaviour and its impact on a brand
      15.25-15.45 Coffee Break 15.45 - 16.05 The Value of Trust Mike Shaw  Director, Marketing Solutions, comScore Sarah Messer, Head of Commercial Research & Insight, ITV
      • Understanding consumer trust in online media
      • Evaluating the shifts in advertising effectiveness caused by publisher environment
      • Demonstrating the opportunity of value for advertisers based on using trusted content sites
      16.05 - 16.25 Trust In Action.  Case Study: AOL Environment Matters Philip Bird, Research and Trade Marketing Director, AOL UK
      • Creating a trusted online environment to increase user engagement at AOL
      • Demonstrating campaign effectiveness and the importance of end user trust
      • Sharpening content provision in the face of consumer insight
      16.25 - 17.10 Panel discussion 17.10 - 18.00 Drinks reception Full details on the event / book your place here. Pricing Attendance at our Forums is free for Publisher (Board and Affiliate) Members, up to a maximum of 4 places per company. Any additional places will be invoiced at £95+vat.

      Tickets for Associate Members remain at £95+vat. Non-member places are priced at £195+vat.

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