Dubai

Event Schedule

19th September 2017 | The H Hotel

09:00 – 09:20

Welcome Reception – Foyer

09:20 – 09:35

Change Table Session 1

09:35 – 09:40

Welcome Word by General Manager of Hotel

09:40- 10:00

Networking Speech

by Saana Azzam | MENA Speakers

10:00- 10:20

Change Table Session 2

10:20- 10:30

Creative Spark “Anatara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort”

 

by Isabel Pintado | Wilson Associates

 

10:30- 10:40

Creative Spark “Rotana TECOM

by Julia Dempster | Interior Motives

10:40 – 10:50

Creative Spark “Burj Alshaya – Four Seasons”

by Chris Johnson | Gensler

10:50- 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20- 11:40

Change Table Session 3

11:40- 12:10

Creative Spark Round Up

Moderation:

Sana Mahmood | Paiza Group

With:

Isabel Pintado

Wilson Associates

Julia Dempster

Interior Motives

Chris Johnson

Gensler

12:10- 12:30

Change Table Session 4

12:30 – 13:15

Panel Discussion

Digitalisation in hotels: disruptor or experience enhancer?

At its very core, hospitality is powered by people and the human connection. But is the digital age a disruptor? Is digitalisation only about robotic self check-ins, convoluted in-room tablets and masses of stored personal information?   

Moderation:

Fadl Al Tarzi | SOCIALEYEZ

With:

Laurent A. Voivenel

Swiss-Belhotel International

Tariq Qureishy

MAD Talks

Anton Schubert

Futurice

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15- 14:35

Change Table Session 5

14:35 – 14:55

Hospitality Development Middle East – Big Projects and Big Players

by Caroline List TOPHOTELPROJECTS

14:55- 15:15

Change Table Session 6

15:15 – 16:10

The emergence of Hotel Asset Management in the Middle East

by Fredrik Jonsson Mereha

16:10- 16:25

Change Table Session 7

16:25- 16:45

Economy Development Middle East

by Erlend Heiberg Horwath HTL

16:45 – 17:00

Change Table Session 8

17:00- 17:10

Winner Announcement

17:10- 17:40

Tour in the Hotel

17:40- 19:00

Drinks Reception