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Lean into the ordinary at the 2023 AADC Extra Ordinary Talks, brought to you by oOh!media.

27 September 2023

Yes, no. Up, down. Increase, decrease. Order, chaos. Love, hate. Rich, poor. Win, lose.

So much of our current world view is shaped through the construction of dichotomies. There is no grey area, no middle ground, no compromise.

It’s time to celebrate the middle ground, get comfortable with the normal, champion the non-binary, lean into the ordinary.

2023 AADC Talks.
Extra Ordinary.

Twelve local and interstate thought leaders.
Four locations within walking distance.
Wednesday, November 1.

You don't want to miss this.

Whether you work in a creative agency, design studio, production company, media agency or as an in-house marketer, we want to create the hunger and give you the opportunity to make the best work of your career.

Each location is a short walk from the next, so join us for one talk or make a day of it and come to all.

Tickets are limited and on sale now.

Talk One

Includes coffee and pastries from 08:30

Branding through Digital Experience
Stefanie DiGianvincenzo, Creative Lead, Meta

Stop Telling the Whole Story
Alex Rog, Strategy Director, POLY

The Power of Doing Something that Makes a Difference to People
Michael Lamprell, Founder & CEO, CABN

Talk Two

Freemasons Hall

Being Brave Enough to do Nothing
Andrew Howie, Chief Marketing
Officer, Taco Bell

Making Brands Famous
Becq & Johnny, Partners, Super Duper Creative

Talk Three

Adelaide Zoo
Meet at the main Zoo entrance at 1:20

Creating and Holding Space for First Nations Communities
Katie Puttock, Strategy Lead, 33 Creative

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Pitching, Panels and Project Fees
Darren Woolley, Global CEO, Trinity P3

Research – Friend, or Foe?
Hugo Stokes, Director, SMPR Research

Talk Four

Westward Bar, SkyCity
Networking and drinks from 5:00

Crisitunity—Finding Opportunity in the Face of a Crisis
Daniel Agostino, Head of Design, The Brand Agency

The Re-Do: Hits and Misses of a First Year on the Job
Marta Harbuzinska, Head of Fundraising and Marketing, RSPCA SA

Advertising, Marketing and for Purpose
Alexander Ball, Head of Marketing, Red Cross Australia


Individual Talks

AADC Members — $49
Non-Members — $59

All Talks

Can't decide? We get it. Make a day of it, and come to all four talks.

AADC Members — $159
Non-Members — $189

Become a Member

Become an AADC member and invest into a community that invests in you. Plus, you'll immediately save on the cost of your Talks tickets.

Our members range from seniors who have been part of the industry for years, to students who are just getting started. All members enjoy discounted tickets to a range of events and programs throughout the year alongside invitations to member-only events and more.

The AADC is a not-for-profit organisation fuelled by the generosity of our members, sponsors and volunteers. By becoming a member, you're helping the AADC deliver our ambitious annual agenda each year.

Individual membership is only $50, and will last 12 months. Before you buy your ticket, join the Club.

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We couldn't do this without the help of our incredible partner, oOh!media. They saw our vision, believed in the cause and helped us to make it all happen.