GBTA Convention 2019 – GBTA Convention 2019 Schedule

GBTA Convention Agenda

  • Saturday, Aug 3
  • Sunday, Aug 4
  • Monday, Aug 5
  • Tuesday, Aug 6
  • Wednesday, Aug 7
Kick-Start Professional Development
WINiT Summit 2019 - Chicago
Global Leadership Dinner (Invite Only)

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GBTA Awareness 5K Run / Walk 

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Kick-Start Professional Development
Media Day

First Time Attendee Orientation & Luncheon Keynote

Judi Holler
Best-Selling Author and Keynote Speaker


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Education Sessions
Peer-to-Peer Sessions
Vertical Peer-to-Peer 
Welcome Kick Off Session
Convention Arena

Jon Taffer
Hospitality Expert and Host of Paramount Network’s Bar Rescue

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Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Annual Business Meeting

Center Stage
Hometown CEOs Take Center Stage

Moderator:
Bhart Sarin
GBTA Board Chairman

Panelists:
Oscar Munoz
CEO, United Airlines

Mark Hoplamazian
President and CEO, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

 

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Center Stage
Travel Technology: Disruptors or Problem Solvers?


Moderator:
Reggie Aggarwal
CEO and Founder
Cvent

Panelists:
Ali Bora Isbulan
CEO
TAV Operations Services CO.

Ariel Cohen
CEO
TripActions

Mickey Beyer-Clausen
CEO
Timeshifter® - The Jet Lag App®


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Convention Arena Luncheon

Bob Costas
Award-Winning Sportscaster, Broadcaster and Best-Selling Author


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One-on-One Interview

Dennis Muilenburg
Chairman, President, and CEO
Boeing

Scott Solombrino 
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
GBTA

 

Expo
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Center Stage​
The ABCs of NDC

Moderator:
Rita Visser
GBTA Board Vice President


Panelists:
Ann Dery, GLP
Director, Global Travel & Meetings/Global Procurement, GBS
S&P Global


Jack J. Lever
Global Travel Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton


Yanik Hoyles
Director, Industry Distribution Programs
IATA


Ilia Kostov
Senior Vice President Global TMCs and Americas Business Travel Agencies
Amadeus


Jeff Lobl
Managing Director – Global Distribution and Omnichannel Strategy Delta
Delta Airlines

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Center Stage
Paving the Way Forward


Moderator:
Dorothy Dowling
President, Allied Leadership Council GBTA


Panelists:
Si-Yeon Kim
Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
American Express Global Business Travel


Beth Kinerk
Senior Vice President, Sales
Avis Budget Group


Kristen Shovlin
Vice President, Sales Operations and Development
Delta Air Lines

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Center Stage
Travel + Meetings: Big Opportunities Revealed


Moderator: 
Vice President, Americas & South Pacific Regions
CWT Meetings & Events

Panelists:
Karen Hutchings
Global Head of Travel, Meetings & Events and Brand Marketing Procurement
EY


Shawn Parker
Executive Director, Corporate Group Sales
Hilton Worldwide


Ron Shah
CEO
Bizly


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Center Stage
Convention Arena Luncheon

Andy Cohen
Host & Executive Producer, Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live"

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Expo
Expo
Education Sessions
Education Sessions
Convention Arena Luncheon

Ashley Judd
Actress, Activist, Social Justice Humanitarian

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Agenda subject to change. All events take place at McCormick Place unless otherwise noted.