IAB Australia AdTech & Ops Summit (Melbourne)

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, 19 June 2024
12noon -7pm
PwC Australia, Level 19, 2 Riverside Quay, Southbank

Melbourne's annual Ad Tech & Ops Summit will be held this year on Wednesday June 19th 2024 – and is a popular and much-loved annual event attended by industry professionals who work in ad ops, programmatic, product and ad tech roles. The event will cover key topics from both a local and global perspective affecting the online advertising industry from product, people and operational perspectives.

General admission: $225

IAB Australia members: 2 free tickets




12.00pm - 12.45pm

Registration and Lunch

12.45pm - 1.00pm

Welcome and Industry update

Jonas Jaanimagi

Tech Lead

IAB Australia

1.00pm - 1.40pm

Tech Lab Updates for 2024 (virtual)

Jill Wittkopp

Vice President of Product

IAB Tech Lab

1.40pm - 2.10pm

Evolving media measurement from outputs to outcomes

Ben Oliver

Head of Media

Treasury Wine Estates

2.10pm - 2.30pm

How Shirofune Became the De Facto Standard for Ad Ops in Japan with a 91% Market Share

Mitsunaga Kikuchi

CEO & Founder


Steve Fagan
CEO & Founder
Media Republic

2.30pm - 3.00pm

Panel discussion on Analytics, Reporting and Automation

Maija Gwynn

Head of Digital


Eliot Thompson

Senior Platform Solutions Lead Yahoo 

Cristina Spizzica

Data & Strategy Manager

Involved Media

Ben Murray

Director of Products & Technology Interplay Media 

Jonas Jaanimagi

Technology Lead

IAB Australia (moderator)

3.00pm - 3.20pm

Networking break

3.20pm - 3.25pm

Taking a Stand: Eliminating MFA Sites and Fostering Quality Journalism

(sponsored by Index Exchange)

Adele Wieser

APAC Regional Managing Director Index Exchange 

3.25pm - 3.55pm

Further discussions on MFA
('Made For Advertising') supply

Adele Wieser

APAC Regional Managing Director Index Exchange

Joshua Rohrlach,
Head of Programmatic Sales

Taylor Svarc
Group Head of Transformation

3.55pm - 4.30pm

From CTR and Cookie to Digital Marketing Maturity

Moritz Von Sanden

National Sales Director


Ally Cooney

Digital Strategy Consultant

Spark Foundry

4.30pm - 4.50pm

Networking break

4.50pm - 5.30pm

Careers Panel:

Remote Working vs. In the Office: how are we coping post-Covid with finding the right balance?

Myf Trant

Senior Digital Ops Specialist

A&A Digital

Emil Mathias

Brand & Media Manager


Renee Murray

Head of People & Culture

Half Dome

Mark Thiele
Head of Media & Customer Engagement

Jade Watson
Head of Programmatic VIC/SA
GroupM Nexus

5.30pm +

Networking Drinks & After Party - Belgian Beer Cafe (5 Riverside Quay, Southbank)

Sponsored by Nexxen