Live Streaming of the 2nd UNWTO Knowledge Network Global Forum - Innovation in Tourism: Bridging Theory and Practice

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We will be live streaming the main sessions* of the 2nd UNWTO Knowledge Network Global Forum.

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*Live-streaming will include the following main session of the Global Forum:


29 May (Thursday) (Mexico City Time, UTC -5:00)

 

9:00 – 10:00                  Opening and Welcome Remarks

·        Francisco Madrid Flores, Director of the Faculty of Tourism and Gastronomy, Anahuac University

·         Carlos Vogeler Ruiz, Director, Executive-Secretary, Members Relations, UNWTO

·         Jesus Quirce Andres, Dean, Anahuac University

·         Eruviel Avila Villegas, State of Mexico Governor

·         Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Secretary of Tourism, Mexico

 

10:00 – 11:00                Special Guests Speeches

·         Claudia Ruiz Massieu, Secretary of Tourism, Mexico

·         Alfredo González, Senior Vicepresident Global Partnership Development, Brand USA

Hosted and introduced by Carlos Vogeler, Director, Executive-Secretary, Members Relations, UNWTO

 

11:30 – 13:45                Keynote Speeches & Panel Discussion                                                                                                             Innovation in Tourism: Products and Experiences

by Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-chief, Travel Weekly

Innovation in Tourism: Competitiveness

by Alejandro Zozaya, CEO, Apple Leisure Group

Innovation in Tourism: Technology

by Jason Nash, Vice President, Product Innovation, Travelport

 

Panel Discussion, Moderated by Don Hawkins, Eisenhower Professor, George Washington University. Panellists:

 ·           Alejandro Zozaya, CEO, Apple Leisure Group

·           Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-chief, Travel Weekly

·           Jason Nash, Vice-pesident, Product Innovation, Travelport

·           Jafar Jafari, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout

 


30 May (Friday) (Mexico City Time, UTC -5:00)

 

11:30 – 13:00                Panel Discussion with UNWTO Ulysses Prize Laureates

Innovation in Tourism: Bridging Theory and Practice

Moderated by Eduardo Fayos-Sola, President, Ulysses Foundation. Panellists:

·           Don Hawkins, 2003 Laureate, George Washington University

·           Jafar Jafari, 2005 Laureate, University of Wisconsin-Stout

·           Kaye Chon, 2011 Laureate, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

13:00 – 13:15                Ceremony for Best Paper Award 

 

13:15 – 13:30                Closing Session   

·         Francisco Madrid,  Director of the Faculty of Tourism and Gastronomy, Anahuac University

·         Carlos Vogeler, Director, Executive-Secretary, Members Relations, UNWTO

 


 

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