Live Conferences

DAY 3 – Friday, October 23

09:50 AM – 10:10 AM
China’s Session: How to Revive Homestays After the Pandemic?
Jennifer Li, EVP & Chief Business Officer, Tujia

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM
China’s Session: Welcoming Tourists Back in China and What the World Can Learn From the China’s Recovery
Jackey Yu, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
5 Steps to Building a Post-pandemic Responsible Travel Program and Why You Should Care
Elis Kodra, Director, CWT Solutions Group Asia Pacific

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
C-Suite Talk: From Physical to Virtual Tours, Pre to Post Trips: How Every Concept of Experiences Will Change
Wataru Futagi, President & CEO, VELTRA

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Startup Talk: The Importance of Technologies in the Hospitality Industry for the Upcoming Generation of Travellers
Sakdidet Poolsawad “Pete”, CEO & Co-Founder, HandiGo

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
China’s Session: The Outlook for Tours & Activities in China’s Market
Brian Bergey, CEO & Co-Founder, Lost Plate Food Tours

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM
C-Suite Talk: Optimizing Your Platform for the Post-COVID-19 Era
Chen Ming-ming, Founder & CEO, KKDay;
Agnes Chiao, SEA Marketing Director, KKDay

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
C-Suite Talk: Food & Beverage Tourism in a Post COVID-19 World
Erik Wolf, Founder & Executive Director, World Food Travel Association (WFTA)

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
Tours & Activities: Preparing for Recovery
Kasia Jawien, Director, Account Management, Activities, Expedia Group

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM
Three Steps to Make Business Travel Sustainable
Teresa Matheson, Senior Director, Accounts Management, Egencia

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM
C-Suite Talk: The Changing Consumer’s Appetite for Experiences
Joost Timmer, Managing Director, iVenture Card International

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
C-Suite Talk: In a VR-driven World, What Does It Mean to Have an Event?
Daniel Wishnia, Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Aroundtown SA, Co-Founder, Vivent

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM
MICE Insights: 3 Things I’ve Learned From Running a Virtual Event and What It Means to Plan for a Hybrid Show
Iain Bitran, Executive Director, ISPIM – The International Society for Professional Innovation Management

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM
C-Suite Talk: New Booking Strategies for Recovery
Chris Atkin, CEO, Rezdy


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*all live sessions will run in Singapore time (UTC/ GMT+8)