IAB Global Summit – Dublin 2023 – Agenda


IAB Global Summit

IAB Ireland is very much looking forward to hosting the Global Summit for 2023, in Dublin from Monday 23rd to Wednesday 25th October.

We are very grateful for the input from our IAB colleagues across the globe in developing the summit agenda, and are delighted to now share it together with details of the location and the evening entertainment. 

Please note the event is fully in-person, attendance is not possible via video conferencing platform.


The Davenport Hotel in the heart of Georgian Dublin


Agenda: Monday 23 October

8.30 Registration 

9am Welcome & Opening Remarks:

  • Suzanne McElligott, CEO, IAB Ireland
  • David Cohen, CEO, IAB US

9.30am Update on the 2022 GS Key Actions – Decks to be sent to maeve@iabireland.ie by cob 18/10

  • Global Events – Carryl Pierre Drews, IAB US & Beatriz Hernandez, IAB Peru
  • Global Scale & Clout Project: Tim Elkington, IAB UK
  • Global Consumer Ad Campaign: Sonia Carreno, IAB Canada, UK Brand / Industry Campaign, Jon Mew, IAB UK
  • Principles Task Force: Jon Mew, IAB UK

11am Tea / Coffee

11.20am Policy Update- sharing on significant market regulation updates as well as wins on privacy/self regulation/transparency

  • Ines Talavera de la Esperanza, IAB Europe (Policy session Lead)
  • Sonia Carreno, IAB Canada
  • Lartease Tiffith, IAB US
  • Anthony Katsur, IAB TechLab
  • Christie Dennehy-Neil, IAB UK

1pm Lunch

2 – 4.30pm Lightning Round – Market Updates

Materials to be collated by Helen Mussard, IAB Europe – mussard@iabeurope.eu by cob 18/10

5pm Day 1 Close

6.30 Short walk from Hotel Lobby for Dinner hosted by Meta at Bang Restaurant, Merrion Row

Agenda: Tuesday 24 October

9am Digital Market Overview

  • Daniel Knapp, IAB Europe

9.45am Panel: IAB revenue Growth learnings / hacks / challenges

  • Gai Le Roy, IAB Australia (Session Lead)
  • Gabriel Richaud, IAB Mexico
  • Razia Pillay, IAB South Africa
  • Saskia Baneke, VIA Nederland
  • Sheryl Goldstein, IAB US

10.15am  AI Presentation plus panel

  • IAB’s role in AI discussions/development/ethics
  • IAB UK AI Bot for Digital Ad queries: Tim Elkington, IAB UK
  • IAB Canada Government submission on AI: Sonia Carreno, IAB Canada (AI Panel lead)
  • Tech Lab AI outputs – Anthony Katsur, IAB TechLab

11.15am Tea / Coffee

11.40am Standards

  • Quantifying the impacts of standards / Updates on IAB Standards incl Retail Media & Sustainability standards, Gaps / Barriers – where we need to do more:
  • Tim Elkington, IAB UK
  • Daniel Knapp, IAB Europe
  • Anthony Katsur, IAB TechLab

12.40pm LUNCH

1.40pm Sustainability Presentation plus panel – IAB Progress & 2023 Roadmap / Ad Net Zero & similar programmes

  • Arthur Millet, IAB France
  • Anthony Katsur, IAB TechLab
  • David Cohen, IAB US

2.40pm Guest Presentation – A Media Landscape for Everyone: Tiernan O’Morain, Digital Transformation Director, Diageo

3.10pm Learning & Development Presentation plus panel

  • Wlodek Schmidt, IAB Poland
  • Ömür Erdem Çelik, IAB Turkey
  • Gai Le Roy, IAB Australia
  • Suzanne McElligott, IAB Ireland
  • Gabriel Richaud, IAB Mexico
  • Wlodek Schmidt, IAB Poland  
  • Sherryl Goldstein, IAB US

4.10pm Presentation & Discussion: IAB Global Statement of Principles (formerly Code of Conduct)

  • Natally Cavalari, IAB Brazil together with Pedro Ramos

5pm Day 2 Close

7pm Collection from Hotel Lobby for Dinner hosted by Google at Roe & Co Distillery

Agenda: Wednesday 25 October

9.30am IAB Engagement / Relationship with other trade orgs

  • David Cohen, IAB US
  • Towney Feehan, IAB Europe

10.30am 2023 Key Takeaways, Working Groups

  • David Cohen, IAB US
  • Suzanne McElligott, IAB Ireland

12pm Global Summit Close

Key Contacts:

Suzanne McElligott suzanne@iabireland.ie 

Maeve O’Meara maeve@iabireland.ie