GBTA Conference 2019 - Munich in Partnership with VDR - Agenda

  • Monday 18 November
  • Tuesday 19 November
  • Wednesday 20 November
  • Thursday 21 November

08h00-17h00

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

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08h00-13h30

Fundamentals of Business Travel Management™

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08h00-17h00

Expo Selection 2020

08h00-19h30

Registration is open

09h00-12h00

Committee Meetings (invitation only)

09h00-17h30

GBTA Broadcast Studio

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11h30-12h30

First Timers

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12h00-13h30

Lunch and Networking in the Expo

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13h30-15h00

Official Opening - Centre Stage

14h15-15h00

Opening Keynote

Our opening keynote is a very special guest speaker - a former senior member of British Security Service. Drawing on their own experience of reshaping their organisation to meet the demands of a new world order they will speak on effective leadership in times of change.

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15h00-15h30

Move time

15h30-16h00

Education Sessions

16h00-16h15

Move time

16h15-16h45

Education Sessions

16h45-17h00

Move time

17h00-17h30

Education Sessions

17h30-19h30

Welcome Reception in the Expo
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08h00-18h00

Registration is open

08h30-17h00

Expo Selection 2020

09h00-17h30

GBTA Broadcast Studio

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08h00-09h00

Breakfast in Expo
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0900-1000

The Aviation Hour - Interview with Randy J. Tinseth, VP Commercial Marketing, The Boeing Company

In this one-to-one interview Randy J. Tinseth, Vice President of Commercial Marketing, will share his perspectives on the future strategy of The Boeing Company, the outlook for the aviation sector and of course the latest update on the Boeing 737 Max.
 
Moderator:
Richard Tams, Director at Tailwind Advisory Ltd
 
Speaker:
Randy J Tinseth, Vice President of Commercial Marketing at The Boeing Company

 

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09h30 – 10h00

Brexit; NDC; environmental issues and commercial headwinds are certainly causing a degree of turbulence for aviation. Hear from senior executives from Lufthansa and easyJet on how aviation is evolving in Europe and the impact for the business travel.
 
Moderator:
Richard Tams, Director at Tailwind Advisory Ltd
 
Panelists:
Thomas Haagensen, Managing Director of easyJet Europe
Jürgen SiebenrockVice President Sales and Services Home Markets & Global Key Account Management Lufthansa Group

 

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1000-1030

C-Level Panel: The Changing Shape of the Accommodation Sector

The sharing economy; bleisure; technology and demographics are all changing where; when and how business travellers stay when away with work. This C-level panel will look at how the accommodations sector is evolving; what is driving this change and what it means for the corporate travel manager.
 

Panelists:
Dorothy Dowling, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, BWH | Hotel Group
Xaveer Fluitman, Regional Director Booking.com for Business at Booking.com
Tobias Ragge, CEO of the HRS Group
Daniela Schade, Managing Director AccorHotels Deutschland GmbH & COO AccorHotels Central Europe at AccorHotels

10h30-11h15

Networking break in Expo
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11h15-11h30

Move time

11h30-12h00

Education Sessions

12h15-12h45

Education Sessions

12h45-13h00

Move time

12h00-12h15

Move time

13h00-14h15

Arena Luncheon

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14h15-15h00

Dessert in Expo

15h00-16h00

The Big Idea

How Can We Make Business Travel More Sustainable
Sustainability is a key issue for all sectors of the economy. In this interactive session delegates will have the opportunity to consider how the industry should best respond to this challenge and what it means for buyers; suppliers and travellers.
 
Speakers:
Markus Trapp, Director of Sales DACH at CWT

 

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16h00-16h15

Move time

16h15-16h45

Education Sessions

17h00-17h30

Move time

18h00-19h30

Media Cocktail Party (invitation only)

19h30

Big Night Out

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08h00-14h00

Registration is open

08h30-12h00

Expo Selection 2020

08h30-09h30

Breakfast in Expo

09h00-14h00

GBTA Broadcast Studio

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09h30-10h00

Education Sessions

10h15-11h15

Knowledge Bazaar

11h15-12h00

Networking in Expo

12h00 – 12h30

Interesting Times
The world is changing at an unprecedented rate - technology has transformed the way we live and now geo-political, economic and demographic forces are reshaping our world. In this session we will look at these macro forces and examine how they are impacting the business travel industry.

 
Speaker:
Svend Leirvaag, Vice President Industry Affairs at Amadeus

 

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12h30 – 13h00

Corporate Centricity: The Evolving Role of Travel in Organisations

Travel has traditionally occupied a functional role within organisations - getting people from A to B and managing spend. But to deliver added value and play a greater strategic role, travel managers must work closely with other departments such as human resources, sustainability, procurement, and finance. Listen to what matters to these key stakeholders and how travel can engage with them using a 'corporate centric' approach.

13h00-14h00

Lunch in Expo

Q

Where is this year’s GBTA Conference 2019 - MUNICH in Partnership with VDR located?

AThis year’s Conference will be in Munich and at the Messe München Conference Center Nord.
Q

I have more questions. Where can I learn more?

AView our comprehensive list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Munich, expo, conference planning, and more!