Dave Stewart and Matt Popkes added to State of Social ’19 line up

What’s coming out of leftfield in social and digital? Ask Dave and Matt.

Meet two of our big-name, big-brain panellists, Dave Stewart and Matt Popkes.

They’ll be joining our social and digital marketing luminaries at State of Social ’19 in shining a light on the next big thing after the next big thing in social and digital marketing.

Introducing IP VIP Dave StewartDavid Stewart

Principal of Perth law firm Bennett + Co, Dave Stewart is an IP lawyer of international renown. Listed among the WTR1000 (the world’s leading trademark lawyers), he has advised and acted as counsel for Vodafone, Banksy, Raytheon, The West Australian newspaper and HBF, to name a few.

Dave’s vast experience spans practically every area of trademark and IP law, including the burgeoning areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining and social media.

As part of our Now What? Discussion panel, Dave will join digital doyen and hashtag inventor Chris Messina in exploring what’s around the corner and on the horizon in the digital world.

Meet digital strategy star Matt Popkesmatt popkes

The Brand Agency’s Matt Popkes has defined and managed digital strategies for some of the biggest brands in the world.

In his role as head of interactive at Brand, he heads a team that develops brand, digital, content and data strategies for clients across Australia, with a focus on uncovering and pioneering new digital opportunities.

He joins US Insta Icon Jenn Herman on State of Social’s Real Trends panel, where we’ll discuss and dissect what to expect from your favourite platforms and the next seismic shifts in the social media landscape.


Find out more about the talent-packed rollcall of digital marketing royalty sharing their ideas and insights at State of Social. But don’t linger too long – time and tickets are running out fast.