Facebook @ Cannes Lions: Connected, We Create

When: Tue, June 21, – Thu, June 23, 2016
Where: Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic, 10 Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes, France
Admission: Free [unstated]
Info: Event | Venue | Outside | Inside1 | Inside2

Each year, Cannes Lions provides a global meeting place for marketers, creators and innovators to inspire each other and recognise great work in the marketing industry. As Facebook is the place where businesses and people connect on mobile, we'll be at Cannes hosting a variety of sessions and events to explore the idea that connected, we can create anything. Topics include:
  • Canvas: A New Space for Big Ideas
  • 360 Video and Spatial Storytelling
  • 3 Seconds to Win
  • Connect the World. Create for the World
  • Instagram and the Art of Visual Expression
  • Facebook Awards: Celebrating Creativity 
The last three topics listed above is part of Cannes Lions proper [June 18-25, admission: EUR 895 (USD 1000) for under 30, EUR 1495 (USD 1600) for 30 and over]. Festival topics include (abbreviated titles):
  • Sex, Lies and Advertising - Madonna Badger, CCO, Badger & Winters
  • Creativity Will Obliterate Ad Blocking - Randall Rothenberg, President, IAB
  • Dynamism is the New Currency - Mae Jemison, NASA Astronaut
  • Ogilvy was Right: Clients get the Advertising they Deserve - J. Caplin, Aprais
  • From Roman Emperors to Roman Orgies - John Mollanger, CMO, Benetton
  • Non-Conformists Move the World - Adam Grant, Professor, Wharton
  • We Can’t All Be Google. Deal with it - Gary Stolkin, CEO, The Talent Business 
  • The Art of Seduction - Susan Credle, Global CCO, FCB
  • Snackable, Unskippable Content - Jennifer Prince, Senior Director, Twitter 
  • I Want My Clients To Be Braver - Neil Stevenson, Director, IDEO
  • The Chief Purpose Officer: 2017’s Essential Hire - Sam Conniff, CPO, Livity
  • How to do Terrible Work - Bruce McColl, Global CMO, Mars