3rd NOVEMBER 2019 // LONDON
Join us on the 3rd November 2018 for the 9th Premier Digital Conference and discover a world of advice, ideas, insight and guidance to help you communicate credibly and effectively online.
Through 32 sessions delivered by over 40 contributors you are sure to find the help you need for your digital endeavours. Make sure you don’t miss out on:
New ideas that you can use in your church, charity or project.
Understand how digital tools can work for you in your context.
Learn new skills that will help you grow your project or ministry.
Explore how digital is impacting our theology and humanity.
Meet new people, build relationships and learn from one another.
Whether you’re looking to go deeper into social media, websites, evangelism, digital theology, fundraising or communications there will be sessions for you. Check out the full programme!
Pro or beginner come along as a church, team or on your own for an inspiring day that provides content and value for money you can’t find anywhere else.
Conference - Single Ticket: £39
Conference - 2 Ticket Offer: £73
Conference & Awards: £109
3rd November 2018, 10am to 5:20pm
The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London
What people say...
Welcome and Introduction
Sheridan Voysey, Writer, Speaker and Broadcaster
Archbishop of London, Coptic Orthodox Church
Sharing Faith in a Digital World
National Mission and Evangelism Adviser, Church of England
Are non-Christians really open to hearing about faith online? How should we approach online evangelism and what works?
Breakout Session 1
How do we do evangelism online and in what ways does this provide for faithful incarnational and missional encounters?
Fiona Fidgin and Ali Johnson
Understanding the Digital World
What are the components of the digital world we live in and what do you need to know to get started?
Youth Pastor & Worship Leader
Best Practise for Church Websites
What are the essential ingredients for a website that serves the church whilst attracting seekers?
Will Roberts, WebBox
What are young people doing online?
Find out what you should know about how young people are using digital.
Founder (The Youth Workshop)
Creating a Buzz
In a digital world full of competing voices, how do you create a buzz around your project?
PR & Marketing Consultant
Building Community on Facebook and Instagram
Learn how to connect with people using Facebook and Instagram, from IG Stories to Groups and more.
Creative Product Strategist,
Panel: How can the church use voice assistants?
Google home, Alexa and Siri all promise to revolutionise our lives. Will they really and can the church make use of them?
Chair: James Poulter,
Amaris Cole, James Doc,
Breakout Session 2
Fortnite Stole My Kids!
What’s happening with gaming among our kids and among our adults. How do we engage gaming, family and spirituality?
Pete Phillips and Ben Jones
Creating your first website
If you need a website but are not sure where to start this session will provide useful guidance and advice.
Digital Ministry Developer
Digital Church and Inclusivity
How can digital include groups often marginalised from church life?
Katie Tupling and David Lucas
Dealing with the Dark Side of Digital
Digital is accused of harming mental health and enabling pornography addiction. What is the truth and what do we do about it?
16-19s specialist with SchoolsworkUK
Writing for the Web
What are the secrets to writing compelling copy for blogs and websites.
Editor, Premier Christianity
Gaining more views on Youtube
With millions of videos on YouTube, how do you get your content noticed?
If you want to do some offline social networking then this session gives you the chance to connect with other delegates.
Vicky Walker, Author
The robots are coming
President, Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies
What does the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence mean for us as individual Christians, and for the Church as a whole.
What is blockchain, why should we care?
Blockchain, the concept behind bitcoin, is being cited as the solution to many digital problems. But what is it and should we care?
Head of Emerging Platforms & Partnerships at LEGO Group
As AR finds its way into more applications we ask, has its time come and is it any use for the church?
Breakout Session 3
Panel: Robotics, AI and the future
Robots with a soul? All human work abolished? Is this the future we should be preparing for. Join the discussion.
Chair: Pete Phillips
Amplifying your Church’s Message
Your church has a message to share and digital can enable it to travel further. Find out how.
Digital Communications and Content Manager
Essentials of Digital Evangelism
Sharing faith online can be scary. Explore how to do it in a natural, relevant and engaging way.
Chief Executive of CPO (Christian Publishing & Outreach)
Using Augmented and Virtual Reality to reach young people
Discover how using AR and VR the church can engage a generation of young people and share the gospel effectively.
Ben Jones, Missional Generation
Raising Funds Online
Discover some simple steps that you can follow to raise more funds online.
Chief Digital Strategist
How to make the most of Messenger and WhatsApp
Instant messaging services have usurped both email and text as the most popular means of digital communication. How can churches and organisations make use of them?
Kevin Bennett, Chief Operating Officer
Panel:Women, the web and the fight against misogyny
The digital space has the potential to empower women and help us effect change but can also leave us subjected to increasing levels of misogyny and abuse. Join this discussion on the impact of digital on women.
Chair: Natalie Collins
Nicky Shepard, Hannah Mudge, Tobi Oredein
Breakout Session 4
Reimagining sacramental worship
Explore some of the new possibilities of using technology to support existing forms of sacramental worship and look at how this might be expressed in a digitally-enhanced multimedia setting.
Fr Simon Rundell,
Introduction to Digital Marketing
There are many opportunities to spread your message on digital platforms. Find out how to get started.
Author & Senior Lecturer
Using Digital to Build Community
Discover how digital can both depend and extend the community of your Church.
Ask our panel of youth work experts anything about digital youth work and how young people behave online.
Chair: Ruth Jackson
Using Email to Engage
Email remains one of the most effective ways to communicate and engage an audience. Find out how to create email that gets a response.
Digital Communications Officer
Creating a strategy for Snapchat and Instagram
Snapchat and Instagram have risen in importance in recent years. Discover how to establish a credible and effective presence on these platforms.
Emma Sijuwade, Digital Marketing Assistant
Get your digital questions answered in a one-to-one session with one of our digital surgeons.
Sharing God's Kingdom
Chief Operating Officer, Premier
Why should Christians see their primary mission online as being to build God's Kingdom and what does that really mean?
Dare to Share
Editor of Premier Youth & Children's Work magazine
Sharing faith online can be scary, why and how should we make ourselves vulnerable by sharing online?