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The full programme is now released for our next event, ‘Introducing a Product Culture’, taking place on Wednesday 6 July at the Blue Fin.

Speakers from BBC, Orange Digital, Guardian and more will tackle: why publishers should 'do product', lessons from startups, implementing product management in a large media organisation, through to unlocking innovation through autonomy.

Free places available for publisher members - book yourself a place.

Who should attend?

Publishers, Editors, CTOs, Product Managers and Heads of Product, Marketing and Research.

Companies booked to attend so far include:

BBC, Conde Nast, Dow Jones, Economist, Faversham House, Guardian, Haymarket, IPC, ITV, MTV, Newsquest, RBI, Trader Media, TSL Education, UBM

Forum Agenda & Presentation Details

14.00-14.30 Registration

14.30-14.35 Welcome and introduction
Lee Baker, Director, AOP

14.35-14.45 Chair's Introduction and Overview
Nic Newman, Digital Strategist and Consultant

* Why product management is taking hold in media companies
* To what extent is there a skills and experience gap in the UK?

14.45-15.05 Why do Product?
Tanya Cordrey, Digital Development Director, Guardian News & Media

* How to establish a product culture
* Demonstrating how product adds value
* What does product look like at a successful digital company15.05-15.25

15.05-15.25 Creating a Product Culture from Scratch - Lessons from Startups
Janna Bastow, Head of Product, BraveNewTalent & Co-founder, ProductCamp London

* How start-ups approach product, and what publishers can learn
* Launching fast and cheap
* Tooling up to maximise your resources

15.25-15.45 Coffee Break

15.45-16.05 Implementing Product Management in a Large Media Organisation
Chris Russell, Head of Product Management, BBC

* Changing a culture with scale
* Introducing the right amount of discipline to the creative process
* Training and developing product managers and others

16.05-16.25 Unlocking Product Innovation Through Autonomy Case Study
Daniel James, Head of Product and Innovation, Orange Digital

* Why Orange has established a dedicated, autonomous team to deliver product innovation across multiple screens
* How the Orange team defined a strategy and roadmap for success and embedded a new way of working to deliver results
* How this new business is delivering both for Orange and our customers

16.25-17.10 Panel Discussion

17.10-18.00 Drinks Reception

Find out more or book your ticket - Free places available for publisher members.

New Pricing Structure for Members

Attendance at our Forums is now 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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