Organisers have announced the confirmation of four more global leaders as speakers for the Knowledge Seminars at Goafest 2013: Amir Kassei, chief creative officer, DDB Worldwide; Dave Alberts, chief creative officer, MOFILM; Ray Velez, global chief technology officer, Razorfish; and Roger Mulchandani, director, Warc Asia-Pacific.
The advertising festival organised by the AAAI and The Advertising Club will be hosted on 5 and 6 April 2013, and the Advertising Conclave is scheduled for 4 April. The event will be held at the Zuri White Sands in South Goa.
MG Parameswaran, chairman, Goafest 2013 Knowledge Seminars, said, "We plan to have a really varied set of speakers this year. The second set of names cover a wide knowledge net, from creative to digital to films to strategy. We have a few more names in our list and those will be released next week. So the excitement of Goafest 2013 is going to reach a new level."
On the line up of speakers, Nakul Chopra, chairman, Goafest 2013, said, "This is an enviable line up of speakers. Indeed they represent the best by global standards across disciplines. Listening to them will be a great learning opportunity for all of us - especially for the young minds from both the advertising and marketing fraternity."
The Goafest Committee had earlier released the first list of speakers: Shiv Singh, global head of digital, PepsiCo Beverages; Thomas Bernardin, chairman and director, Leo Burnett Worldwide; Mark Tutssel, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide; and Nick Vale, global planning director, Maxus Worldwide.