Education Tracks

Sessions will now be 30 minutes in length, nearly doubling the number of education sessions available. More sessions mean more opportunities for you to customise your schedule and to learn about the topics most important to you.

Accommodations

How do today’s technological challenges and opportunities affect a travel buyer’s decision-making? Learn how the future of accommodations is being shaped by evolving technologies.

Air/Rail

Shifts in technology and traveler behaviour has altered the landscape of air transportation. Find out how to adapt your travel policies to accommodate the evolution of air travel.

Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence & machine learning represent the next frontier in the ongoing digital revolution. Learn how AI can be used to help your organisation.

Committee Sessions

Learn how travel managers in various sectors have utilized their industry-specific knowledge to overcome challenges across business travel.

Cost/Control

Learn about all the precautions your company can take to keep costs low—from preparation to implementation of new policies.

Data Analytics and Trends

Discover cutting-edge data analytics which travel managers have adopted to streamline their policies.

Distribution

Find out how the growing trend of consolidation has affected business travel and the actions you can take to address them.

Future

Hear from experts on the forefront on how the role of travel management will evolve with the influx of technology and other factors.

GBTA Research Session

The GBTA Foundation will be showcasing research on industry outlooks and its Travel Research Benchmarking tools.

Ground Transportation

What’s next in the world of ground transportation? Learn about everything from self-driving vehicles to new mobile technologies sure to impact your company.

How-To

Learn how to address the latest trends and obstacles that have emerged from the evolving responsibilities of travel management.

HR Management

Explore the intersection of responsibilities between Human Resources and Travel Management. Discover how to streamline the two roles for one common goal.

Industry Issues

Learn about the issues and trends on the rise that may affect the travel profession.

Meetings and Events

Explore the various obstacles and opportunities which are needed to pull off the perfect meeting or event.

Personal Development

Take the next step in your career with sessions to help you develop as a travel professional.

Procurement/Sourcing

Budgeting and contracting are two of the most important aspects of any efficient travel program. Keep your procurement process organised as the industry’s leading experts provide tips and best practices.

Risk/Duty of Care

Risks associated with the current technological, environmental and geopolitical landscape affect how your clients conduct business meetings. Learn about the latest meetings management risks—and find out how to address them with strategic policy.

Stakeholder Engagement

Explore the benefits of involving your stakeholders in crafting your travel policies. Find out how personalisation will be crucial to the future of business travel.

Sustainability

Find out the social, economic and ecological benefits to incorporating sustainability policies.

Technology/Innovation

Discover the latest technological innovations that have changed factors from traveler behaviour to payment solutions.

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