2016 European Conference Agenda
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 Agenda 
 The program will feature engaging sessions and topics. Times below are subject to change.
 Monday, 24 October
 17:00 - 19:00  Registration Open  Hotel Lobby
 
 Tuesday, 25 October
 08:00 - 19:30   Registration Open  Ballroom Foyer
 08:00 - 09:00   Welcome Breakfast and Coffee
 Ballroom Foyer
 09:00 - 09:30  Welcome Remarks  Nova Icària Room
 09:30 - 10:15   Concurrent Breakout Sessions
     Exploiting the Connected Hotel
       
Speaker - Ted Harrington, Independent Security                 Evaluators
     The Future of Hotel Meeting Space
        Speaker - Ram Parimi, Social Tables
 
 Nova Icària Room


 Bogatell Room
 10:15 - 10:45  Coffee Break   Ballroom Foyer
 10:45 - 11:40   Concurrent Breakout Sessions
     Turning Points in Modern Hotel Infrastructure

     PII - Protecting Information of the Guest and Employee
       
Speaker - John Bell, Ajontech LLC
 
 Nova Icària Room

 Bogatell Room
 11:40 - 12:25   Concurrent Breakout Sessions
     Wi-Fi & Cellular Convergence: Fait Accompli?
        Speaker - Dayna Kully, 5thGenWireless
        Speaker - Christian Wagner, KATHREIN-Werke KG
     Hotel Hackers - The Uninvited Guest
        Speaker - David Holman, Trustwave
 
 Nova Icària Room


 Bogatell Room
 12:25 - 13:40   Lunch - Exhibits Open  Restaurant Syrah & Terrace
 13:40 - 14:30  Concurrent Breakout Sessions
     Hotel Systems Dashboards
        Speaker - Dick Wagner, Marriott International
     Payments
 
 Nova Icària Room

 Bogatell Room
 14:30 - 15:30   Will Robots Become Commonplace in Hotels?
     Moderator - Yves Lacheret, AccorHotels
     Speaker - Micah Green, Maidbot
     Speaker - Saverio Panata, Makr Shakr
     Speaker - Renaud Didier, Awabot
     Speaker - Steve Cousins, Savioke
 Nova Icària Rooms
 15:30 - 16:00  Coffee Break - Exhibits Open   Atrium & Barceloneta Room 
 16:00 - 17:30  Concurrent Breakout Sessions
     Infrastructure and Software Resource Team
        Speaker - Dayna Kully, 5thGenWireless
        Speaker - Dick Wagner, Marriott International
        Speaker - John Bell, Ajontech LLC

 Nova Icària Room
 
 17:30 - 19:30  Welcome Reception - Exhibits Open  Atrium & Barceloneta Room 
 
 Wednesday, 26 October
 08:00 - 18:40   Registration Open  Ballroom Foyer
 08:00 - 09:00   Welcome Breakfast and Coffee  Atrium & Barceloneta Room
 09:00 - 09:20   Welcome Remarks - Exhibits Open  Atrium & Barceloneta Room
 09:20 - 10:30  General Session
     Radical Disruption: How to Turn Risk into Opportunity
        Speaker - Jonathan MacDonald, Thought Expansion           Network (TEN)
 Sponsor Speaker
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 10:30 - 11:10   Coffee Break - Exhibits Open  Atrium & Barceloneta Room 
 11:10 - 11:55  General Session 
     The Future of Travel and Digital
        Speaker - Miguel Moya Porcel, Google
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 11:55 - 12:45   Sponsor Speaker
     Demistifying the Digital Marketplace
        Speaker - Cindy Estis Green, Kalibri Labs
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia 
 12:45 - 14:15  Lunch - Exhibits Open  Restaurant Syrah & Terrace
 14:15 - 15:15   General Session
     Managing Technology During Mergers & Acquisitions
        Speaker - Micah Friedman, Cognizant
        Speaker - Laurent Idrac, AccorHotels
        Speaker - John Tattersfield, Marriott International
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 15:15 - 15:50  Sponsor Speaker
     Dark Patterns: User Interfaces Designed to Trick People
        Speaker - Dr. Harry Brignull, Clearleft Ltd
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 15:50 - 16:30   Coffee Break - Exhibits Open
 Atrium & Barceloneta Room 
 16:30 - 17:30  General Session
     Industry Consolidation: What Does in Mean for Me?
        Moderator - Larry Hall, Trillium Services Group
        Speaker - Mike Wrigley, Hotel Solutions Partnership   Ltd
        Speaker - Jan Tissera, TravelClick
 Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 17:30 - 17:40  Closing Remarks  Grand Ballroom Olimpia
 17:40 - 18:40  Cocktail Reception - Exhibits Open  Atrium & Barceloneta Room 
 
 Thursday, 27 October
 Hoteliers Only
 08:00 - 14:00   Registration Open  Barceloneta Room
 08:00 - 09:00   Welcome Breakfast and Coffee  Barceloneta Room
 
 09:00 - 09:10
 09:10 - 10:10 
 Hotelier-Only Session
     Introduction to the Session
     BYOC/BYOD In-room Entertainment
 Barceloneta Room
 10:10 - 10:25   Coffee Break  Barceloneta Room
 10:25 - 11:25  Hotelier-Only Session
     
Fiber Optic Infrastructures & GPON
 Barceloneta Room
 11:25 - 11:40   Coffee Break  Barceloneta Room
 11:40 - 12:40
 12:40 - 13:00
 Hotelier-Only Session
     Payment Security and Alternative Payment Methods
     Wrap Up/Discussion
 Barceloneta Room
 13:00 - 14:00  Lunch  Restaurant Syrah & Terrace