Agenda : INTERNET DATING & DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (Nice 2004)



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Thursday - July 15, 2004
Rhodes Room 9 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
08:00 AM -=-=-=-=- Registration / Exhibit Hall opens
 
08:20 AM Marc Lesnick
(The Conference Organizer)
Opening remarks
 
08:30 AM Judith Meskill
(Senior Editor)
Weblogs Inc.
Keynote Address: State of the Social Networking and Online Dating Industry in Europe
 
09:15 AM Ewout Keuleers
(Attorney At Law)
ULYS Law Firm
Advertising and Online Privacy Laws in Europe for Online Dating and Social Networking
 
10:00 AM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Rhodes Room 10)
 
10:45 AM Dr. Jim Houran
(Director of Psychological Studies)
True.com
Ethics in Cross-Cultural Compatibility Testing in Europe: An Opportunity for Industry Growth
 
11:15 AM Jackie Elton
(CEO)
Christian Connection
Religious Related and Niche-Oriented Dating within the United Kingdom and Ireland
 
11:45 AM William Cooper
(Chief Marketing Officer)
Trade Doubler
Affiliate Programs for European Online Dating Websites: Affiliate Promotion and Retention
 
12:15 PM -=-=-=-=- Lunch
 
 
 WORKSHOP A
Rhodes Room 9 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
01:30 PM Laurent Klopocki
(Managing Director)
KLD Media

Romain Achard
(Directeur associ)
Nouveau Jour
Workshop: Online Marketing Campaigns to France and Germany for Dating and Social Networking Websites
 
 WORKSHOP B
Rhodes Room 11 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
01:30 PM Michael Jones
(CEO)
Userplane
Workshop: Advanced Interactive Application Development Within Multi-Lingual Dating Environments
 
 
 EXHIBITOR SEMINAR SERIES
Risso Room 6 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
01:30 PM CallKey The Call Key Product Showcase
 
3:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Rhodes Room 10)
 
 
 WORKSHOP A
Rhodes Room 9 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
03:30 PM Morten Wagner
(Director of Marketing)
Dating.dk
Workshop: The Scandanavian Singles Market - How to Attract, Convert and Retain Singles Online
 
 WORKSHOP B
Rhodes Room 11 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
03:30 PM Gary Jackson
(SVP Field Operations)
Quova

Jan Manten
(CEO)
Global Collect
Joint Workshop on Payments:

[Quova] Technological Methods for Minimizing Credit Card Fraud within the E.U. for Dating and Social Networking Websites

[Global Collect] Payment Options in the European Union - How to Maximize Conversions for Dating Sites Utilizing Various Online Payment Systems
 
 EXHIBITOR SEMINAR SERIES
Risso Room 6 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
03:30 PM Userplane The Userplane Product Showcase
 
05:45 PM -=-=-=-=- IDEA OASIS INAUGURAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Internet Dating Executive Alliance /
Online Association for Social Industry Standards

Attendance is optional
(Location: Grand Hotel Aston)
Rooftop
12 Avenue Flix Faure
06000 Nice France
Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 17 53 00
 
07:30 PM -=-=-=-=- COCKTAIL RECEPTION
(Complimentary Hors D'ouvres and Drinks)

(Location: Grand Hotel Aston)
Rooftop
12 Avenue Flix Faure
06000 Nice France
Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 17 53 00
 
09:30 PM -=-=-=-=- End of Day 1
 
 
Friday - July 16, 2004
Rhodes Room 9 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
09:00 AM Andy Maccabe
(Managing Director)
Gaining Critical Mass: Startup for an Online Dating Site in Europe
 
09:45 AM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Rhodes Room 10)
 
10:30 AM Steve Lavine
(CEO)
Transparensee Systems
e è é ê ë : Issues with character-based UNICODE search and the development of smart metadata search techniques for social networking and online dating back-end systems
 
11:00 AM To Be Announced To Be Announced
 
11:30 AM Lorraine Adams
(Marketing Director)
One Saturday Plc
Using Press Releases within Europe for Attracting Online Dating Customers
 
12:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Lunch
 
 
 WORKSHOP A
Rhodes Room 9 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
01:30 PM Jason Smith
(UK Affiliate Director)
eSpotting
Workshop: Pay Per Clicks and Search Engine Marketing for an Online Dating / Social Networking website to the E.U.
 
 WORKSHOP B
Rhodes Room 11 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
01:30 PM To Be Announced
Workshop: The European Mobile Dating Market - Technology, Trends and Implementation Issues
 
 
03:00 PM -=-=-=-=- Networking Break
(Rhodes Room 10)
 
 
 PANEL
Rhodes Room 9 & 10 - Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
03:30 PM Morton Wagner
(Director of Marketing)
Dating.dk

Marc Simoncini
(CEO)
Meetic

Agustin Marreins
(Director of International Personals )
Planet Out, Inc.

Sandra Crawford Williamson
(Chief Global Officer)
True.com

Lars Hinrichs
(President)
OpenBC

Additional Panelists TBA
The Online Dating Industry - Issues from Executives and Management
 
 
05:30 PM -=-=-=-=- Conference Adjourns
 
Saturday - July 17, 2004
Meet in front of Nice Acropolis Convention Centre
 
10:00 AM   BUS TRIP TO SAINT PAUL-DE-VENCE
(Attendance is optional)

We have arranged a bus to depart from the Nice Acropolis to Saint Paul-de-Vence. We have only 53 seats on this bus. Delegates and family members are welcome to attend.

Please RSVP at the conference.

Meet in front of the Acropolis at 10:00 AM. Bus will depart at 10:15AM promptly. The bus will return to Nice at 4:00 PM.
 


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