The Future of Digital Marketing: Speakers from Google & HubSpot on Automation, Big Data, AI & VR

Feb. 28, 2018, 8:30 a.m.

Event Details

Our first Newcastle Interactive Minds event has drawn an impressive panel of speakers including Ash Rane from Google, Yoan Demarty from HubSpot and Andy Gallagher from local Virtual Reality Studio VRXP. We’ll discuss what marketers need to know for the year ahead covering latest approaches to artificial intelligence, chatbots, virtual reality, big data, disruption and automation. 

Find out what leading marketers are focused on and how to prioritise the exciting possibilities ahead. Our speakers will explain what’s going to change, how to be ready and the ways in which new technologies and opportunities will impact productivity and efficiency.

Our speakers will cover:

  • Transitioning from 'traditional digital' to a model that includes more disruptive technologies 
  • How big data is impacting the life of marketers, agencies, and executive teams
  • Factors to consider in 2018 including data, automation and reaching your customer
  • How marketers are using artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and chat bots


  • The opportunity to network with like minded peers (8:30 - 9am)
  • Delicious light snacks and tea/coffee to get your day started 
  • Three epic presentations from the best in the Industry
  • Audience Q&A time with our Keynote speakers
  • All attendees will automatically enter our business card draw on the day to have a chance to win great prizes.

This event is for every marketer who wants to stay ahead of the curve. Book your ticket now.

*Annual passes are also available for 2018! Find out more.


Ash Rane, Solutions Architect, Google

Ash will share his top three recommendations for data driven marketers for 2018. Find out how you can be a more insightful marketer by thinking about your data ecosystem and the growth metrics you need in place for success.

Yoan Demarty, Channel Account Executive, HubSpot

In 2006, HubSpot launched software designed to help organisations execute their inbound marketing strategies. Fast-forward to 2017 and you'll find over 30,000 companies in over 90 countries relying on HubSpot's Growth Stack software to help them build their sales pipelines and accelerate their revenue.

Andrew Gallagher, Founder, VRXP 

Andy has been working in video production and animation for the past seven years, creating work for brands such as Sony Playstation Australia, Sesame St, and Aldi, while winning awards for his own short films. Since opening VRXP to the public, he has been able to showcase high-end virtual reality across entertainment, education, artistic, architecture and NDIS sectors. He is a self-confessed super nerd who loves showing how powerful and useful new technologies can be.


Ash Rane

Ash Rane


Solutions Architect
Yoan Demarty

Yoan Demarty


Channel Executive
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Andrew Gallagher

Andrew Gallagher


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Feb. 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.


Crowne Plaza Newcastle
Wharf Rd & Merewether Street Newcastle, 2300

The Team

Dave Eddy

Dave Eddy

Vicinity Marketing

Chapter Director
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Sinead Conway

Sinead Conway

Redback Solutions

Newcastle Chapter Director
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Don't miss out on the opportunity to network with the industry and learn from your peers at this event.