MARCH, 2021
All timings in CET

22

Monday

11:00

Welcome Ceremony 

11:15

Rethink:  Opening  Keynote

Peter Brennan 

VP of Performance, Integration and Operations Support EMEA

13:00

RISE x YHS: Special Conference

Demian Hodari , Anita Mendiratta, Steve Hood

Fireside Chat: Revenue Performance for the Rebound

Vivek Bhogaraju 

GM, Revenue Performance Solution, Lodging & Vacation Rental, Expedia Group

Cindy Heo - Interviewer

Associate Professor of Revenue Management, École hôtelière de Lausanne

14:10

Panel: The Non -Human Touch

 WISeKey, IRECKONU, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Enseo

15:15

23

Tuesday

11:10

Re-Sculpt: Day in the Life of a Managing Director

Vincent Billiard

Managing Director, Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel

12:40

Keynote: Career Path in Hospitality: life has more imagination than us

Maud Bailly

CEO Southern Europe, Accor

13:20

Panel: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Equality vs Equity

Women in Hospitality & Travel-TechIHG Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts,
The Peninsula Hotels, African Bush Camps

15:35

Keynote: Rebuilding the Tourism Industry, Brick by Brick

Taleb Rifai

 Former Secretary-General of UNWTO

Panel: Air, Land and Sea

LunaJets, Hospitality Net, Virgin Galactic, Swiss International Air Lines, Belmond

16:20

24

Wednesday

11:10

Rejuvenate: Reimagining Meaningful Travel

Susan Wheeldon

Country Manager Australia and New Zealand, Airbnb

11:35

Keynote: The Future of Luxury Hospitality-Accelerating Innovation and the Evolution of the Guest Experience

Christian Clerc

President, Global Operations,

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Panel: The Power of G(local)

Condé Nast Traveller, Bouteco, Leading Hotels of the World, Dorchester Collection, KSL Capital Partners, SUITCASE Magazine

13:20

15:25

Fireside Chat : Building brands that inspire discovery

Sharan Pasricha 

Founder & CEO,  Ennismore

Demian Hodari -Interviewer

Associate Professor of Corporate Strategy, École hôtelière de Lausanne

16:00

Panel: The NextGen Start-Up Manual

Casai, KITRO, Airbnb, Modern Elder Academy, Selina, EHL

25

Thursday

10:15

Sustainability: Ecosystems at Work - What We Can Learn from Biodiversity

Markus Müller

Managing Director, Global Head of  Chief Investment Office, Deutsche Bank

10:40

Keynote: When Youth Leads The Way

Melati Wijsen

Founder,  Bye Bye Plastic Bags & YOUTHTOPIA

12:25

Keynote: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Bill Bensley

Director, BENSLEY

13:00

Panel: Our House is on Fire

Anita Mendiratta & Associates, UNWTO, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Alpina Gstaad, Regenerative Travel, Blue Apple Beach, Manzana Azul 

15:15

Keynote: Investing in your Greener Future

Craig Cogut

Founder,Chairman and CEO

Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P.

15:35

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