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George Prest, Executive Creative Director, R/GA

George Prest is the Executive Creative Director at R/GA London, who’s clients include Nokia, Nike, Mastercard and O2. He started at BBH in 1999 and stated that he wanted to work in an industry that didn’t take itself too seriously. He has said that the importance of working in this industry is to make things that are entertaining, to create things that are beautiful and to make things that are useful, which the Digital Revolution has given people the opportunity to make things that are useful and to enrich peoples lives. He has written articles for the Guardian with regards to the future of advertising, and his expertise and passion for the industry will no doubt be welcomed at the event.

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George Prest: Advertising is Dying. Long live Design

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Change is as Good a Rest

At 9.45am, Change is as Good a Rest is the next topic, with insight coming from Justin Cooke (BIMA), Clare McDonald (Wonderful+Brilliant), Laura Jordan Bambach (Dare) and George Prest (R/GA). In this ever-changing industry that we are in, new ways of working are constantly being adapted in order to be successful and to move forward. Although the future constantly provides new, exciting technologies and different ways to communicate, these also bring new challenges. The 4 speakers will offer their knowledge and insight in to how we can turn potential challenges into opportunities.