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Check in from 09.15, collect your lanyard, programme and complimentary bag. Enjoy a coffee and a pastry with colleagues, friends, maybe do a little networking and make some new ones.

shots editors Danny Edwards and Jamie Madge are excited to welcome you to the first of what we hope will be many, shots Out of the Box events and open the day’s proceedings.

This exciting session will see Saatchi & Saatchi and John Lewis take to the stage to discuss the strategy, creative approach and production work of the new campaign.

Private Island's Chris Boyle and Helen Power examine how artificial intelligence can be used to empower the way we tell stories. The session will use Pixar's mantra, of 'the art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art', to unpick what AI means to us right now and the best use of it.

A panel of leading heads of production from four of the UK’s most creative agencies discuss the key challenges facing commercial production. Plus, post-Covid working practices, how new technology is impacting the business, and the state-of-the-nation, both here & abroad for 2024.

Speakers Charlie Gatsky Sinclair, Chief Production Officer, Uncommon Creative Studio; Kristie Girvan, Head of Integrated Production, Creature London; Maxine Hose Head of Production, Grey London; Melody Sylvester, Chief Production Officer, TBWA London

Chair Ed Sayers, Former agency producer & founder Straight8

Enjoy the culinary delights The Londoners' exquisite kitchen has to offer as part of your day pass.

Formulas, data and optimisation are ruining the creative industries. In fact, Amy Kean believes we are currently facing a 'normality crisis' in which everyone's starting to talk, act and sound the same, in order to gain mass approval. But where's the weirdness? Where are the renegade voices, driven by being different? This session will talk about the science of weirdness and why creatives need to get more comfortable with being disliked, especially in the era of social media. And from a culture perspective, we'll discuss why bad ideas are actually the best ideas you can have.

Join us for a special session with Moxie Pictures award-winning TV and film producer, director and screenwriter, Edgar Wright. In conversation with Chaka Sobhani, Global CCO of Leo Burnett, Wright will discuss the incredible journey that has since established him as one of the major creative voices in British comedy and entertainment. From the cult sitcom “Spaced” to the era-defining Cornetto Trilogy and other major Hollywood successes, the pair will explore his latest commercial work for SquareSpace, Nike, and McDonald’s, how short-form content can often inspire long-form and why it is important to be distinctive within the industry.

This exciting day comes to a close and for those attendees wanting to continue to catch up, the bar on the roof of The Londoner or the main bar in the reception, are ideal places to continue.

19:00 Drinks reception (Unlimited beer, wine, canapés)
21:00 Awards presentation
22:00 Afterparty