PROGRAMME

6th November

Dress code

Opening ceremony: Business formal / Cocktail Dress


Arrival to Sevilla

19.00 - 20.00 h.:

OPTIONAL: Visit to the "5th centenary of the first circumnavigation of the Earth".
Delegates who do this visit will go directly to dinner walking.

20.15 h.:

Meet at Hotel Lobby (Only those delegates who have not do the visit)

20.45 h.:

Welcome reception at Casa Guardiola of Sevilla: Dinner – Cocktail

22.45 h.:

Transfer to the official hotel

7th November

Dress code

Working sessions: Business formal

Gala Dinner: Black tie / Cocktail Dress


Venue: Fibes Sevilla, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones
(Avenida Alcalde Luis Uruñuela, 1, 41020, Sevilla – GPS: 37°24′16″N 5°55′57″O)

FOTO SEVILLA

08.30 h.:

Transfer from the official hotel to Fibes Sevilla, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones

09.30 h.:

Opening by Regional and Local Representatives in Salón Itálica

  • Mr. Rafael Gallego Nadal. CEAV President.
  • Mr. Fernando Rodríguez Villalobos. President of Diputación de Sevilla (PRODETUR).
  • Mr. Juan Marín Lozano, Vicepresident of Junta of Andalucía.
  • Mr. Juan Espadas Cejas. Mayor of the City of Sevilla.
10.00 - 10.45 h.:

“If you can dream it, you can do it” by AMUDA GOUELI
Co-Founder and CEO Destinia Group

10.50 - 11.30 h.:

“Demystifying Artificial Intelligence” by Nuria Oliver
Doctor on Artificial Intelligence by MIT & Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain

11.30 h.:

Coffee-break

12.00 - 13.15 h.:

BSPs Around the World

Moderator: Mark Meader, Senior Vice President | Industry Affairs & Education | American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA)

Panelists:

  • Mr. Juan Antonio Rodriguez / IATA Director Operations for FDS
  • Mr. Colling Yang / Travelsky Director of BSP Data Process Center
  • Mr. Nicanor Sabula / CEO of KATA (Kenya Association of Travel Agents)
  • Mr. Jose Mª Renard Gregory B. Tuano / President of PTAA (Philippine Travel Agencies Association)
  • Mr. Ray Zhang / Product Director G.Z. Meiya E-commerce International Business Travel Service Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Andrew Bowman / President of TAANZ (The Travel Agents' Association of New Zealand)
  • Mr. Aitor Pertica, SVP, Industry Solutions, Accelya
14.00 h.:

Lunch at Fibes, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones of Sevilla

15.00 h.:

Panel of Experiences: “Time to Share”

  1. ABTA presents: ‘2019: Year of Change’, by Sr. Mark Tanzer
  2. ANVR presents: “A story about horse manure, mosquitos and a pledge” by Sr. Frank Oostdam
  3. AFTA presents: “The AFTA Chargeback Scheme (ACS) – an innovative new scheme to protect travel agents against chargeback risk” by Naomi Menon
  4. FTO - CONFTURISMO presents: “Continuing Training: Between Innovation and Resilience” by Sr. Gabriele Milani
  5. ETFL presents: “Mobile positioning data – another kind of travel statistics” by Mrs. Merike Hallik

17.00 h.:

Transfer to the official hotel and Free time

19.45 h.:

Transfer to Dinner

20.30 h.:

Gala Dinner at Hacienda El Vizir (During the dinner CEAV Awards “Matilde Torres” & “Vicente Blasco” will be presented)

Transfer to the official hotel

8th November

Dress code

Working sessions: Smart casual

Dinner: Bussines formal / Cocktail Dress


Venue: Fibes Sevilla, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones
(Avenida Alcalde Luis Uruñuela, 1, 41020, Sevilla – GPS: 37°24′16″N 5°55′57″O)

8.45h.:

Transfer from the official hotel to Fibes Sevilla, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones

9.30 h.:

“Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities in the current Context” by Ivan Gutiérrez
Blockchain Senior Researcher

10.15 - 11.30 h.:

“Key challenges in the airline ticket distribution market”

Moderator: Mr. Guillaume Teissonniere, Vice-Chair of ETTSA (European Technology &Travel Services Association)

Panelists:

  • Ms. Montserrat Barriga / General Director ERA (European Regions Airline Association)
  • Mr. William Cavendish / Emirates Vice President of Distribution
  • Mr. Juan Jesús García / Head of Industry Affairs Europe, AMADEUS
  • Ms. Merike Hallik / President of ETFL (Estonian Travel & Tourism Association) & Past President of ECTAA
  • Mr. Ricardo Acosta / President of APAVIT (Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
11.30 - 12.00 h.:

Coffee-break

12.00 - 12.45 h.:

“Overview of the 737 MAX Return to Service Plan” by Christine Walsh
Regional Director – Product Marketing | Boeing Commercial Airplanes

12.45 - 13.45 h.:

Presidents & CEO’s Open Dialogue

  • Mr. Rafael Gallego / President of CEAV (Confederación Española de Agencias de Viajes)
  • Mr. Mark Meader / Chairman of WTAAA (World Travel Agents Associations Alliance)
  • Mr. Pawel Niewiadomski / President of ECTAA (European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association)
  • Mr. Guillermo Correa Sanfuentes / President of FOLATUR (Foro Latinoamericano de Turismo)
  • Ms. Mingkwan Metmowlee President of FATA (Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations)
14.00 h.:

Lunch at Fibes, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones of Sevilla

15.30 h.:

Transfer to the official hotel

17.00 h.:

Sevilla City Sightseeing (Optional)

20.30 h.:

Transfer from the official hotel to Hotel Alfonso XIII

21.00 h.:

Dinner - Cocktail at Hotel Alfonso XIII
(Calle San Fernando, 2, 41004 Sevilla)

23.00 h.:

Transfer to the official hotel

9th November

Departure of participants

OFFICIAL HOTEL

NH COLLECTION SEVILLA

Avda Diego Martínez Barrio, 8, 41013 Seville, SPAIN
+34 954 45 85 00


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