NEXT 2018

Program

NEXT is on track to sell out again this year – register today to reserve your spot among hundreds of insights influencers.

We’ve prioritized merit over buzz in curating a program based entirely on quality of content, assurance of impact and inspirational innovation. Choose from more than 50 sessions to assemble an agenda that meets your specific needs. You’ll benefit from diverse perspectives brought forth in peer-reviewed research, case studies on techniques being tested at leading brands, and expert-led discussions on emerging trends soon to have dramatic impact on insights. Hear engaging stories from the fringe and witness the most intriguing innovations battle to emerge from our Shark Tank. 

Our three tracks:  In the Know – Groundbreaking research on research showcases methodologies that uphold quality and rigor, In the Now – Learn how to deploy new technologies and ideas that will immediately impact your work and In the Future – Anticipate what’s next and future-proof your organization.

Insights Association Members: See the exclusive access to be provided to you throughout NEXT.

April 30, 2018

7:30am to 8:15am
8:15am to 8:30am
David W. Almy

David W. Almy

8:30am to 8:35am
Terrae Schroeder - Kellogg's +1
keynote

Terrae Schroeder - Kellogg's, Kristi Zuhlke - KnowledgeHound

8:35am to 9:10am
Steve Koenig - Consumer Technology Association
keynote

Steve Koenig - Consumer Technology Association

9:10am to 9:45am
John Hagel - Deloitte's Center for the Edge
keynote

John Hagel - Deloitte's Center for the Edge

9:45am to 10:15am
Jessica Tarlov - Bustle Digital Group +2

Jessica Tarlov - Bustle Digital Group, Christian Kurz - Viacom, Natalia Lumpkin - Mars Petcare Europe

10:15am to 10:45am
10:45am to 11:15am
Beth Rounds - Dapresy +3
In the Know

Beth Rounds - Dapresy, Christian Super - ORC, Scott Luck - LRW, Sima Vasa - Paradigm Sample

Samantha Bond - SKIM +1
In the Now

Samantha Bond - SKIM, Ariel Herrlich - SKIM

Thatcher Schulte - Conagra Brands
In the Future

Thatcher Schulte - Conagra Brands

11:20am to 11:50am
Donna Sabino - Condé Nast +1
In the Know

Donna Sabino - Condé Nast, Jason Klein - ListenFirst

 Jason Hauer - The Garage Group +1
In the Now

Jason Hauer - The Garage Group, Ann Thompson - The Garage Group

Kate Schardt - PepsiCo +2
In the Future

Kate Schardt - PepsiCo, Joshua Limp - Storck US, Terah Putman - Kellogg's

12:25pm to 1:25pm
1:25pm to 1:55pm
Terrae Schroeder - Kellogg's +3
In the Future
keynote

Terrae Schroeder - Kellogg's, Alex Hunt – System 1 Research, Michelle Adams – Marketing Brainology, Pranav Yadav – Neuro-Insight

2:05pm to 2:35pm
Jonathan Schwedel -  Verizon +1
In the Know

Jonathan Schwedel - Verizon , Jennifer Colie - Verizon

Roddy Knowles – Research Now - SSI +1
In the Now

Roddy Knowles – Research Now - SSI, Jonathan Tice – FocusVision

Mandy Rassi - 84.51
In the Future

Mandy Rassi - 84.51

2:40pm to 3:10pm
Anders Bengtsson - Protobrand +1
In the Now

Anders Bengtsson - Protobrand, Jason Chebib - Diageo North America

Niels Schillewaert - InSites Consulting
In the Future

Niels Schillewaert - InSites Consulting

3:15pm to 3:30pm
Michael Wiesenfeld - Opinion Shoppers

Michael Wiesenfeld - Opinion Shoppers

3:30pm to 4:10pm
4:10pm to 4:50pm
Jeff Fromm - FutureCast
keynote

Jeff Fromm - FutureCast

4:50pm to 5:35pm

May 1, 2018

8:15am to 9:00am
Liza Kindred - Mindful Technology
keynote

Liza Kindred - Mindful Technology

9:00am to 9:45am
11:15am to 11:45am
11:45am to 12:15pm
Julie Knox - Jigsaw Research +1
In the Know

Julie Knox - Jigsaw Research , Tom Vannozzi - Jigsaw Research

Bao Nguyen - MillerCoors +1
In the Now

Bao Nguyen - MillerCoors, Maggie Garner - WatersonGarner

Tom H.C. Anderson – OdinText, Inc. +3
In the Future

Tom H.C. Anderson – OdinText, Inc., John Colias - Decision Analyst, Kathryn Korostoff, Jeff Buzulencia - Remesh

12:20pm to 12:50pm
Lisa Wilding-Brown – Innovate +4
In the Know

Lisa Wilding-Brown – Innovate, Andrew Cannon – GRBN, Bob Graff - MarketVision Research, Dyna Boen - UBMobile, David Lau - Mindbody

Michelle Gansle - Mars Wrigley
In the Now

Michelle Gansle - Mars Wrigley

Kyle Fugere - dunnhumby +1
In the Future

Kyle Fugere - dunnhumby, Ajay Kapoor - SharkNinja

12:50pm to 1:50pm
1:50pm to 2:20pm
Sarah Snudden - Keurig Green Mountain
In the Know

Sarah Snudden - Keurig Green Mountain

Alexia Raven - Warner Bros. Television
In the Now

Alexia Raven - Warner Bros. Television

Alyssa Rodrigo - Labatt Breweries of Canada +1
In the Future

Alyssa Rodrigo - Labatt Breweries of Canada, Raj Manocha - Delvinia

2:25pm to 2:55pm
Jonathan (JD) Deitch - P2Sample
In the Know

Jonathan (JD) Deitch - P2Sample

David Lo - Scorpio Partnership
In the Now

David Lo - Scorpio Partnership

3:00pm to 3:30pm
Ted Donnelly - Baltimore Research +1
In the Know

Ted Donnelly - Baltimore Research, Tim Hoskins – Quester

Jason Martuscello - Prospection Sciences
In the Now

Jason Martuscello - Prospection Sciences

3:30pm to 4:00pm
Margie Strickland – Synthesio +1
In the Know

Margie Strickland – Synthesio, Troy Janisch - U.S. Bank

4:00pm to 4:00pm