The Agenda for ZurichPLUs 2019 will follow a similar format to past forums but with a special focus on the future of digital vice and AI in travel distribution

ZurichPLUs2019 Forum ~  AGENDA (1st draft)

Romantik SeeHotel, Kussnacht, Zurich 12th – 14th April 2018

 

Thursday 4th April 2019

Chocolate experience with Läderach 15h30

 

Arrival drinks & dinner Romantik SeeHotel 19h00

 

Friday 5th April 2017

 

Welcome – 09h00

 

Forum Welcome  ~ Martin Sturzenegger Zurich Tourism

 

KeyNote ~ Paul Sevinc TBC

   

State of Travel industry distribution – Don Birch

Continuing Reshaping of the Distribution equation

Are Suppliers starting to win the distribution battle?

What happened to NDC?

 

Coffee 10h00 – 10h30

 

Major Travel trends

Max Reilly, Seabury Consulting

 

Using AI & Voice to operationalise customer data 

John McCulloch ex CEO OneWorld

 

The BlockChain rocketship ~ Are we nearly there yet?

Davide Montali, WindingTree

 

The Autonomous Revolution, opportunities in travel personalisation

Alex Bainbridge, Serial entrepreneur

 

The BIG Debate

"This House believes that technology is de-personalising the travel experience"

For: TBA

Against: TBA

 

Lunch 12h30 – 13h30

 

Show and Tell Sessions

Viselio

Nezasa

Autoura ~ Alex Bainbridge

Further Candidates to be advised

Includes Synergzer Business Model Generation & Value Proposition exercises

 

Tea 15h30 – 16h00

 

Group Tasks working session (1) ~ 90 mins

 

Drinks & Supper 19h15 ~

Restaurant TBA

Dinner Sponsored by StellantPartners

 

Saturday 14th April

 

Reconvene ~ 09H15

Group Tasks working session (2)

 

Morning Coffee 10h45 – 11h15

 

Group Tasks feedback 90 mins

ZurichPLUs 2019 learning points and The Wrap