Thursday, November 4


11:30am–11:45am

Welcome Remarks


11:45am–12:45pm

Together With…

“Together With…” is a student webinar series geared towards educating AAF’s College Chapter members through conversations with advertising leaders. These industry professionals share insights on their career journeys, day-to-day job functions, the advertising industry, and more! We’re kicking off Student Conference with a VIP session you won’t want to miss.


1:00pm–1:45pm | Breakouts

What I Do All Day

Advertising professionals share an inside look at their day-to-day responsibilities and career journeys. Sessions will include creative, account management, production, ad sales, research, and recruiting.


1:45pm–2:30pm

Peer Networking

Gather around the virtual water-cooler and meet for brief one-on-one sessions with your fellow student attendees.


2:30pm–3:15pm | Breakouts

That’s Advertising?

Take the road less travelled and learn about oft unexplored career paths in advertising. The perfect opportunity might be one you haven’t considered yet.


3:15pm–4:15pm

Beating Burnout

Our panel talks about the importance of self-care and mental health as professional tools and shares tips to succeed without sacrificing yourself. Plus, the importance of finding a company that cares.


4:15pm

Closing Remarks

 

Friday, November 5


11:30am–11:45am

Welcome Remarks


11:45am–12:45pm

Being Disruptive AF

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Richemont Doug Melville shares his story of how he got there. And he didn’t do it quietly.


1:00pm–1:45pm | Breakouts

Tech Talks

Advertising is constantly adjusting to the new technology. We’re present on more platforms, using more tools, and expanding our knowledge and reach. Get insights on the cutting edge of the industry.


1:45pm–2:30pm

Peer Networking

Gather around the virtual water-cooler and meet for brief one-on-one sessions with your fellow student attendees.


2:30pm–3:15pm | Breakouts

Student Resource Groups

Your AAF Community reaches beyond your chapter, your campus, even your state. Connect with students across the country with a common identity to share successes, challenges, ideas, resources, and community. The first of many conversations!


3:15pm–4:15pm

A Fire Keynote on DEI


4:15pm

Closing Remarks

 

Saturday, November 6


11:30am–11:45am

Opening Remarks


11:45am–12:45pm | Breakouts

Smarter Together: Brand Sessions

One of our strategic guidelines this year is “Bring people together to learn from each other” so we wanted to highlight the opportunity that the industry has to learn from students in addition to students from the industry. Join this working session for leading brands who want to hear from YOU.


1:00–1:45pm | Breakouts

Profesh Yourself

You’re great. Be great on paper, too. We’re giving you the nuts and bolts tools you need to stand out and get a job. Resumes, portfolios, and LinkedIn.


1:45–2:00pm

Closing Remarks


2:00–4:00pm

Recruiters Expo + Certifications Expo

Meet with recruiters by visiting their virtual booths! And learn about industry certifications and learning opportunities by visiting the Certification Booths on your way out.