The Most Relevant Conference for Digital Media & Revenue Ops Leaders

November 8-11, 2020 | New Orleans, LA

Sessions that speak to your challenges. Peers that speak your language. 

About

No other conference comes close to offering the community, exchange of ideas and learning opportunities of the AdMonsters Publisher Forum [drop the mic]

  • Connect with your peers to advance the digital media industry.
  • Delve into the latest topics focused on maximizing revenue.
  • Experience a unique event with an agenda you help set.
  • Interact with technology service providers and see their solutions in action.
  • Take away actionable insights for your company, your department and yourself.

ALL-INCLUSIVE REGISTRATION FEE
$1495 EARLY BIRD RATE

Registration for this event is OPEN and includes:

  • 3.5 day of discussion and discourse
  • Keynote addresses from industry visionaries
  • Attendee-led sessions and workshops
  • Small group breakouts covering a wide variety of ad op current topics
  • Sunday evening cocktail reception and dinner
  • Monday evening Tech Crawl networking reception
  • Sponsor & attendee Monday dinner
  • Tuesday afternoon off-site activities
  • Attendee-only Tuesday dinner
  • Breakfasts and lunches during the conference

Attendee Journey

Publisher Forum Attendee Journey

Agenda

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Sunday – November 8, 2020

5:30 pm-6:00 pm

New Monsters Survival Guide

beeAre you a Publisher Forum rookie? Do you have any idea what you’ve gotten yourself into? You’re about to have three very intense days! Come down and get the prep you need to conquer the conference… And meet some fellow greenhorns.

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Publisher Welcome Reception and Workgroups

Meet your fellow attendees over drinks and snacks! Participants will be broken up into groups and asked to complete a (fun, we swear!) activity that will inform the agenda and discussion over the coming days.

7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Dinner and Entertainment

Ain’t no party like one to kick off a PubForum! All attendees grab a bite and get to know each other.

Monday – November 9, 2020

8:00 am-9:00 am

Breakfast

Best get a big helping of this scrumptious breakfast because you’ve got a long day ahead!

9:00 am-9:20 am

PubForum Kickoff

A big hello from emcee and AdMonsters Chairman Rob Beeler, who will share the house rules, introduce the AdMonsters team, and give an overview of the next few days.

9:20 am-10:00 am

Monday Morning Keynote

An industry thought leader will connect the dots between happenings in the ad server and the larger digital media landscape.

10:00 am-10:20 am

Fast Take: Full Group Session

AdMonsters will dive into an industry hot topic in a 20 minute full group session. 

10:20 am-10:40 am

Digital Media Drilldrown

The AdMonsters content squad gives a rapid-fire report on the issues most pertinent to the publishers in the room!

10:40 am-11:00 am

Morning Networking Break

Grab some coffee and snacks—Publisher Sessions are coming up fast!

11:00 am-11:50 am

Small-Group Sessions

Break out into the small-group sessions, choose one of four topics relevant to your interests. Sessions are led by expert speakers, discussions are interactive. 

12:00 pm-12:20 pm

Question the Tech: Round 1

What’s going on with the hottest names in ad tech? Who is debuting game-changing products? What digital media trends are the providers excited about… and what’s making them nervous? During these brief but insightful panels, we’ll get the real scoop on the latest industry developments.

12:20 pm-12:40 pm

Fast Take: Full Group Session

AdMonsters will dive into an industry hot topic in a 20 minute full group session. 

12:40 pm-1:40 pm

Lunch

After a crazy morning of content, we bet you could use a bite!

1:40 pm-2:00 pm

Question the Tech: Round 2

What’s going on with the hottest names in ad tech? Who is debuting game-changing products? What digital media trends are the providers excited about… and what’s making them nervous? During these brief but insightful panels, we’ll get the real scoop on the latest industry developments.

2:00 pm-2:20 pm

Fast Take: Full Group Session

AdMonsters will dive into an industry hot topic in a 20 minute full group session. 

2:30 pm-3:20 pm

Small Group Sessions

Break out into the small-group sessions, choose one of four topics relevant to your interests. Sessions are led by expert speakers, discussions are interactive. 

3:20 pm-3:40 pm

Afternoon Networking Break

Get your caffeine boost because there’s still more great stuff ahead!

3:50 pm-4:10 pm

Lightning Sessions

You won’t have a chance to blink as several tech providers deliver electric five-minute presentations on a shocking variety of issues.

4:10 pm-4:40 pm

Ops Is People

Strategies for team development… as well your own career!

4:40 pm-4:50 pm

Monday Wrap-Up

All right, kids—what did we learn today?

5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Tech Crawl

In this unique format for getting to know the tech providers sponsoring the Publisher Forum, attendees have the opportunity to do a tech crawl to investigate new technologies, learn a bit about how each company is changing the digital advertising industry. (Of course, there will be drinks and snacks to liven up the conversation.) Sponsoring […]

7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Dinner and Entertainment

A gourmet meal enjoyed by attendees and sponsoring tech provider together, accompanied by music and… surprises?

Tuesday – November 10, 2020

8:00 am-9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am-9:50 am

Tuesday Morning Keynote

We’ll start the morning with big thinking and real-world inspiration to begin the second full day of Publisher Forum. 

9:50 am-10:10 am

Fast Take: Full Group Session

AdMonsters will dive into an industry hot topic in a 20 minute full group session. 

10:10 am-10:30 am

Question the Tech: Round 3

What’s going on with the hottest names in ad tech? Who is debuting game-changing products? What digital media trends are the providers excited about… and what’s making them nervous? During these brief but insightful panels, we’ll get the real scoop on the latest industry developments.

10:20 am-11:10 am

Workshops Round 2

Topics are determined based on timeliness and attendee interest, but here are some classics from past conferences: ALL ABOUT DATA TRACK: Selling Data Confirm Click Privacy Regulations Balancing Advertising and Subscription Revenue

10:30 am-10:50 am

Morning Networking Break

10:50 am-11:20 am

Spotlight Sessions

Your Choice of 3 Sessions pertaining to emerging technology issues 

11:30 am-11:50 am

#OPSPOV

How can AdMonsters better serve the revenue community? We seek feedback!

11:50 am-12:10 pm

Fast Take: Full Group Session

A 20 minute deep dive into an industry hot topic

12:20 pm-1:00 pm

Ops to Product

How can ad operations and product join forces… Instead of working against each other?

12:20 pm-1:00 pm

Vendor Relations

More than just making sure your tech partners provide the services they promised, how do you get the most out of your vendor relationships? We’ll dive into demand-partner evaluation, contract control, review benchmarking, bake-offs, and more.

12:20 pm-1:00 pm

Ops to Sales

What are the biggest challenges in the ops to sales relationship? How do you ensure a smooth handoff between these parties, as well as better collaborration pre-sales?

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Off-Site Activities

Let’s get out of this hotel and enjoy some local treasures! 

6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Pubs Night Out

Enjoy a delicious dinner at a beautiful spot with your publisher pals.

Wednesday – November 11, 2020

8:00 am-9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am-9:10 am

The Wonderful World of Workshops

Typically publishers’ favorite part of the conference, this is when everyone opens up and best practices get assembled!

9:20 am-10:10 am

Workshops Round 1

Topics are determined based on timeliness and attendee interest: ALL ABOUT DATA TRACK: Optimizing Your DMP Programmatic Reporting Supply Path Optimization Outsourcing

10:20 am-11:10 am

Workshops Round 2

Topics are determined based on timeliness and attendee interest, but here are some classics from past conferences: ALL ABOUT DATA TRACK: Selling Data Confirm Click Privacy Regulations Balancing Advertising and Subscription Revenue

11:10 am-11:40 am

Networking Break

11:40 am-12:30 pm

Publisher Roundtables

Last-chance, informal discussions on a variety of topics with your peers: 1. Hiring and Training2. Viewability and IVT3. Workflow and Order Management4. Account Management/Client Services5. Ad Quality and User Experience6. Reporting and Reconciliation7. Measurement and Analytics8. Data Management9. Vendor/Partner Management10. GDPR, CCPA, and Other Regulations11. Team Management12. Branded Content and Creative Studios

12:30 pm-1:00 pm

Report In and Wrap-Up

Let’s shut this mother down with a recap of the breakout sessions and roundtables.