SponsorsTestimonialsDay 3Day 2Day 1HomeKeynoters
Directory Driven Commerce 2005
Virtual Conference

The Kelsey Group

Sponsored by


Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Thursday, September 29

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Verizon

8:30 am – 8:45 am
Recap & Outlook [audio] [ppt]

8:45 am – 9:30 am
Keynote Address
Charles Stubbs, President & CEO, YellowPages.com
[ppt] [video]

9:30 am – 10:15 am
Previews of Coming Attractions: What Emerging Technologies Will Drive Tomorrow’s Directories?
This demonstration session will showcase the best new technologies making the print and digital directories business more competitive, efficient, profitable and fun.
Jeff Beard, VP, Corporate Development, Amacai (U.S.) [ppt]
Michael Durance
, CEO, Call Genie (Canada) [ppt]
Eitan Gelbaum, Director of Marketing, Amdocs (U.S.) [ppt]

10:15 am – 10:45 am
Refreshment Break Sponsored by Fast Search & Transfer

10:45 am – 11:15 am
TKG View: The Future of Yellow Pages
The Kelsey Group’s analysts will offer their outlook for what the next five years hold for the global Yellow Pages industry, and what it believes are the key steps industry participants must take to ensure their share of what will be an expanding pie of local directional media revenue.
Charles Laughlin, VP & Program Director, The Kelsey Group (U.S.) [ppt]

11:15 am – noon
The Leadership View: The Future of Yellow Pages
This roundtable of industry thought leaders, representing print, digital, finance and the supplier community, will share their thoughts about the direction of the printed product, ownership, competition and all the questions that keep directory industry executives awake at night.
Perry Evans, CEO, Local Matters (U.S.) [video]
Gary L. Fascilla, President, Metro Directories
Norm Hagarty, President, DAC Group
Maurice McKenzie, Analyst, Friedman, Billings, Ramsey (U.S.)
Dennis Payne, President, SBC Directory Operations (U.S.) [video]
Cornel Riklin, CEO, Findexa (Norway)

End of Conference

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3