The biggest search conference in the North of England. A free one-day event created to bring together the brightest and best of search. No sales pitches – just actionable advice in the UK’s SEO capital.

15/06/2017

Agenda

To view the full agenda for SearchLeeds 2018 please see below:

Stage 1 - Main Stage

08:30
Registration

09:30
Introduction to SearchLeeds
Stephen Kenwright, Branded3

09:35
The future doesn’t exist in silos
J Schwan, St. Ives Group

10:00
Intelligent search and intelligent assistants: Exploring the AI-era of search
Purna Virji, Microsoft

10:25
Useless projects: where AI meets creativity
Rob McGowan, Edit

10:50
Break

11:15
Content marketing tips that won’t break the bank
Kirsty Hulse, Manyminds

11:40
What happens when a werewolf bites a goldfish
Hannah Smith, Verve Search

12:05
Complete Content: A new model to drive SEO success and much, much more…
Danny Blackburn, Stickyeyes

12:30
Lunch

14:00

Afternoon introduction
Stephen Kenwright, Branded3

14:05
The mobile first index: what, why, and more importantly when!
Jon Myers, DeepCrawl

14:30
Will robots destroy us all? Putting ethical debate back into the narrative about the future of AI
Kristal Ireland, Virgin East Coast Trains

14:55
Retailers … STOP thinking store, START thinking story
Jasper Bell, AmazeRealise

15:20
Break

15:45
Advanced integrated influence strategy and tactics
Lexi Mills, Shift6

16:10
Three practical (and inventive) ways of pinching keyword insight from your competitors
Kelvin Newman, Rough Agenda

16:35
Customer-centric search
Stephen Kenwright, Branded3

17:00
After party

Stage 2

09:35
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

10:00
The past, the present and the future of Mobile
Gerry White, Just Eat 

10:25
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

10:50
Break

11:15
Structured Data Explained
Fili Wiese, Search Brothers

11:40
Entities, Search, and Rank Brain. How it works and why it matters
Kristine Schachinger

12:05
What Lies Beneath – ‘The Iceberg Approach’
Dawn Anderson, Move it Marketing 

12:30
Lunch

14:05
International site speed: Going for super-speed around the globe
Bastian Grimm, Peak Ace

14:30
How to audit your site for security
Julia Logan, IrishWonder’s SEO Consulting

14:55
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

15:20
Break

15:45
Stop confusing search engines with conflicting website signals
Speaker TBA

16:10
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

16:35
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

17:00
Stage close

17:30
After party

Stage 3 - The Search Laboratory Stage

09:35
Track campaigns like a bloodhound: How to make your marketing work harder
Jill Quick, The Coloring in Department

10:00
Supercharging Google Shopping
Chris Rowett, Journey Further

10:25
The International Paid Search Playbook
Matt Holmes, Distrelec

10:50
Break

11:15
5 false assumptions about your traffic
Andraz Stalec

11:40
Title TBA
Sam Wright, Edit 

12:05
Is attribution coming of age this year?
Angus Hamilton, Search Laboratory

12:30
Lunch

14:05
Creating a data-driven customer journey with personas and smarter investment
John Rowley, Ferrero

14:30
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

14:55
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

15:20
Break

15:45
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

16:10
Title TBA
Speaker TBA

16:35
Stage close

17:00
After party

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