COVID-19 has turned the Travel sector upside down and a fight for survival is now underway.
Without finding out what your C-Level competitors are doing and reevaluating your existing vendor relationships, you could be missing out on critical information that will prepare you for the battle ahead.
That’s why we’re bringing Travel CIO Connect to you. This invitation-only virtual event will feature facilitated networking, benchmarking with Travel CIOs, CTOs and senior IT executives in small group breakouts, and the opportunity to meet handpicked solution providers 1-1.

Join us to find out how you can:

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Learn how others within Travel are responding to the COVID-19 crisis

Come away with practical and actionable insights

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Achieve agility, adaption and customer centricity

Discover how the latest strategies, tools and technologies are being leveraged

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Benchmark against peers and have your pressing questions answered

Hear differing viewpoints from varied sector speakers and take part in live Q&A, polling and interactive small group discussions

Our Speakers:

Nick Batchelor

Nick Batchelor

IT Director

Gatwick Airport

Stuart Birrell

Stuart Birrell

Former CIO

Heathrow Airport

Alison Bates

Alison Bates

IT Director EMEA - Application Delivery and Performance

Avis Budget Group

Simone Van Neerven

Simone Van Neerven

Former Head Of Innovation

Vueling

Sjoerd Blum

Sjoerd Blum

CIO

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Richard Dace

Richard Dace

Director, Enterprise Architecture & Governance

Carnival UK (P&O Cruises & Cunard)

Richard Rosenberg

Richard Rosenberg

Vice President, Technology

Expedia Group (Hotels.com)

How does it work?

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Private peer-to-peer benchmarking discussions

Connect directly with your peers via small-group video-conferences on lessons-learnt following the COVID-19 crisis

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Connect 1-1 with key 
solutions providers

Pre-scheduled audio or video-conference calls with your chosen provider offering strategic solutions to COVID-19 challenges before and during the event

Travel CIO Connect - Virtual Event

Secure and exclusive

Taking place under Chatham House Rules using a secure video-conferencing and meetings platform

Agenda at a Glance

Day 1
Tuesday 30th June 2020

09.30 Welcome Address
Becky Johnson, Content Director, Travel CIO Connect, WBR

09.40 - CIO PANEL DISCUSSION:
How are data and digital technologies being used to drive customer experience and respond to the COVID-19 crisis: Insights from inside the top UK airports

11.35 - FIRESIDE CHAT:
How can you use application technology to enhance customer experience and simplify the lives of employees: can app technology help amidst the COVID-19 crisis?

13.20 - CASE STUDY:
How you can put people at the heart of your innovation strategy through people centric innovation and design, and why this is ever-more critical post-COVID-19

14.30 - KEYNOTE:
How to keep pace and be resilient in an ever moving technological landscape: The changing role of the CIO now and in the post-COVID era

15.00 - PANEL DISCUSSION:
How to add value through innovation using digital technologies, collaboration and measured risk: What to prioritise now and in the post-COVID 19 era

15.30 - Closing Remarks & End of Virtual Travel CIO Connect




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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will be able to access the sessions through instructions given by us once you’re fully signed up.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No, you do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the internet

Will the sessions be recorded?
No, the sessions will not be available after they take place. Due to confidentiality rules, you have to be on the conference call to take part.