The Agenda for BarcaPLUs 2017 will follow a similar format to past forums with a special focus on automation

BarcelonaPLUs2017 Forum ~  AGENDA

Hotel Miramar March 30th – 1st April 2017

 

Thursday 30th March 2017

Arrival drinks & dinner Hotel Miramar 19h30

 

Menu

Sauteed vegetables with poached egg & crunchy Iberian ham

Supreme steamed Hake, pepper sauce with citrus emulsion

Passion fruit cake, licorice, coffee flavour

Coffee, Water, House Wine

 

Friday 31st March 2017

 

Welcome – 09h00

 

The Post Modern World

What can we expect from a fundamental shift in social and economic reality?

Professor Gordon Redding, Senior Affiliate Professor INSEAD

  

Coffee 10h30 – 11h00

 

State of Travel industry distribution Round 2 – Don Birch

Reshaping of the Distribution equation

We are entering a period of major disruption

 

BlockChain in Travel ~ Update

Mak IzMayLov

 

Why we need to talk about WeChat

Roy Graff, Managing Director, EMEA and CMO at Dragon Trail

 

NDC finally coming of age

Stephane Pingaud, CoFounder flyiin.com

 

Skift trending topics ~ Vacation Rentals

Davide Montali, Skift

 

The BIG Debate

"This House believes that VCs add value for Travel startups"

For: David Soskin, Venture Capitalist

Against: Alex Bainbridge, Entrepreneur

 

Lunch 13h00 – 14h00

 

Show and Tell Sessions

Maksim Izmaylov ~ Winding Tree

Essa Saulat ~ Esplorio

Vanessa de Souza Lage ~ Vacations United

Includes Synergzer Business Model Generation & Value Proposition exercises

 

Tea 15h30 – 16h00

 

Group Tasks working session (1) ~ 90 mins

 

Drinks & Supper 20h30

 

Dinner at Martinez

 

Saturday 1st April

 

Reconvene ~ 09H15

Group Tasks working session (2)

 

Morning Coffee 10h45 – 11h15

 

Group Tasks feedback 90 mins

BarcaPLUs 2017 learning points and The Wrap

 

13h00

Lunch & Close