State of Search 2016 Slide Decks

Speakers from around the world bring future-focused content to Dallas audience

State of Search 2016 slide decks were outstanding this year as speakers stepped up their presentation game in every room, including the Main Stage at Gilley's in Dallas, TX.
State of Search 2016 Main Stage at Gilley’s in Dallas, TX.

State of Search 2016 brought together 44 of the world’s most sought-after speakers for two incredible days of digital marketing awesomeness in Dallas, Texas. The atmosphere was palpable as each new speaker stepped up to begin their presentation, and revealed the depth of knowledge and skill encapsulated in every slide deck. It seemed 2016 was the year of “bringing your ‘A’ game”, with the vast majority of slide decks hitting a level of excellence not seen before. Watching every new presentation revealed was just the best way to discover the lengths our speakers will go to in order to wow the State of Search audience.

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Danny Sullivan

Search Engine Land founding editor Danny Sullivan kicked off the conference with his opening keynote presentation The State of Search. Danny took us through a succession of changes from the past 25 years, with a core focus on those that have come most recently. He concluded with one truism –

the curious, the questioning, the always-exploring search marketer sees change as opportunity

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Deep Learning Sessions

2016 saw the introduction of several new ideas for State of Search. Among these were our Deep Learning Sessions, each giving attendees an opportunity to take a deeper look at the session topic with an expert presenter. These sessions were made possible by our State of Search sponsors.

Rob Bucci

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Bill Hartzer

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Jon Henshaw

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Joel Acheson

Joint presentation with Erin Robbins

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Chris Alvares

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Sana Ansari

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Alan Bleiweiss

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Duane Brown

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Chris Dayley

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Sean Dolan

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Eric Enge

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Joshua Graham

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Ashley Berman Hale

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Sean Jackson

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Kelsey Jones

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Katy Katz

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Kyle Lacy

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Dan Leibson

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Elizabeth Marsten

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Ryan McLaughlin

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Garrett Mehrguth

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Kelvin Newman

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Adam Reimer

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Erin Robbins

Joint presentation with Joel Acheson

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Bill Sebald

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Matt Siltala

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Andrew Shotland

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Jennifer Slegg

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Stephan Spencer

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Mark Traphagen

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Gyi Tsakalakis

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Matt Umbro

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Deandre Upshaw

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Kirk Williams

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