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5 must-see events for mobile creatives at ad:tech New York

By Eric Schaal on Oct 22, 2014

While the ad:tech name may suggest a heavy technology focus, the annual digital marketing event caters just as much to creatives. At ad:tech New York 2014, there are five sessions (including three keynotes) that are essential for mobile creatives. Here is a preview of each. 1. The Modern CMO and the Evolution of Agency Relevancy (Nov. 5, 1 p.m.). The opening day of ad:tech features a lunchtime keynote on the current and projected state of ad agencies. A modern CMO must balance tech savvy with evolving ideas about creative strategy. Alan Cohen, co-founder of Giant Spoon, joins John Nardone, EVP and general manager of Rocket Fuel, in exploring both sides of the coin digital marketers must flip. 2. The State of Mobile Creative – Micropublishing Platforms (Nov. 5, 2:15 p.m.). Micropublishing i

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