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CTW China Programme 2017


Correct As At 10 March 2017

 

21 March 2017 | Tuesday

0900 - 1700

Corporate Buyers, Conference Delegates, Exhibitors, Media and Speakers Registration

Exhibition Hall Lobby, Level 1, SHCEC and Official Hotels

0730 – 1300

Pre-Show City Tour (International Corporate Buyers & Media Only)

1530 – 1600

CTW China 2017 Official Press Conference (Registered Media Only)

Meeting Room 1, Shanghai Marriott Parkview

1630 - 1730

Meet-Your-Mentor Session (Registered Corporate Buyers Only)

Join this lively, dynamic, multi faceted networking session, where you not only get to meet peers in the travel world, but also benefit from the wisdom of travel gurus assigned as your mentor. Combined with sneak previews on what we have in store for you in the exciting 2 days head, it is an opportunity not to be missed.

Ballroom, Shanghai Marriott Parkview

1830 – 2100

IT&CM China & CTW China 2017 Joint Opening Ceremony and Welcome Dinner
(Registered Exhibitors, Corporate Buyers, Media & Invited Guests)

Grand Ballroom, Shanghai Marriott Parkview

22 March 2017 | Wednesday

0930  0935 Welcome Address

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

0935 – 1040

CTW Forum 1

Business Travel Market Outlook in 2017

The aftermath of Brexit, a new administration in US and slowdown in many economies have created uncertainty which could impact global business travel. The Asia Pacific is expected to grow faster than other regions and China is poised to overtake the United States as the largest business travel market. What will be the risks and drivers to growth for the travel market globally and what are the opportunities for China? How can technology help lower costs and improve business travel? How should global travel providers be navigating the landscape? How can we mitigate against these risks?

In this session, we listen to industry experts discuss the key risks and growth drivers in 2017.


PRESENTER 
Kelly L. Kuhn
, Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1040 – 1110

Networking Coffee Break

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

 

Track A: Corporate Travel

Track B: Corporate Meetings & Events

1110 – 1220

CTW Forum 2A

2017 In the Eyes of Travel Managers
This session is based on the second annual Corporate Travel Manager survey jointly conducted by TTG Events and Carlson Wagonlit Travel, China. Join a panel of travel managers as they discuss their challenges and priorities for the year ahead.

PRESENTER & MODERATOR 
David Chia
, Regional Business Development Director, Asia Pacific, CWT Solutions Group

PANELLISTS
Kishore Rames
, Travel Manager Asia Pacific, National Oilwell Varco
Jason Sun, Sourcing Program Leader, GE China 
David Wang, Associate Procurement Director – General Services, AB Inbev (China) Co., Ltd.
Christine Liu, Asia Pacific Travel Mgr, Global Corp. Travel, Ford Motor Co.


CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

CTW Forum 2B

What 2017 Holds For Meetings and Events

Understand the outlook of the meetings and events industry, based on global research conducted by Carlson Wagonlit Travel Meetings & Events. The presentation will be followed by a plenary discussion to hear the opinions of corporate meeting planners.

PRESENTER & MODERATOR 
Michael Chiay
, Senior Director, Meetings & Events, Asia Pacific, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

PANELLISTS
Zhang Jun
, Vice President, Bravolinks Integrated Marketing Co., Ltd
Pulak Bhaumik, Regional Procurement Lead, Jones Lang LaSalle Property 
Li Lei, Founder, Youli Consulting


CTW Conference Room B, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1230 – 1345

CTW China Hosted Luncheon by United Airlines
(Registered Corporate Buyers Only)

Ballroom A, Level 5, JW Marriott Shanghai Changfeng Park

1400 – 1500

IT&CM China and CTW China Business Appointments

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1500 – 1610

CTW China Forum 3A

Belt Tightening Measures in Corporate Travel

A slowing economy and cuts in spending this year is likely to lead to many corporations tightening expenditure and being more careful when crafting their travel programs and spending. In this session, we hear from different industry players on innovative and smart ways to leverage cost saving opportunities either in their own specialty areas or collectively across the industry to achieve a win-win for all stakeholders in the value chain.

MODERATOR
Jie Li
, Travel Commodity Manager, Siemens Ltd., China

PANELLISTS
Albert Zhong
, General Manager, Greater China, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Amy Shi, Sales Manager, Delta Air Lines
Lesly Yu, Procurement Director, Michelin (China) Investment Co. Ltd.

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

CTW China Forum 3B


Technology and RFPs

While the RFP process for meetings and events has traditionally been a manual and time consuming one, more technology is entering the space to help make this process more efficient. Listen to the experts as they share their experience on the implications.

MODERATOR
Manish Raj
, Vice President, Corporate Travel, Via.com

PANELLISTS
Julien Delerue
, General Manager, 1000meetings 
Sam Lay, Director, Greater China, BCD Meetings & Events 
Marco Ogsimer, Manager, Global Web and Attendee Management Operations, CWT Meetings & Events 
Luther Low, Regional Operations & Business Process Director, Meetings & Events - Asia Pacific, CWT Meetings & Events

CTW Conference Room B, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1610 – 1640

Networking Coffee Break by Qatar Airways

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1640 – 1750

CTW China Forum 4A

Changing Dynamics of the Buyer and Supplier Partnership 

How the buyer-supplier relationship is evolving in a changing market. This session showcases examples of how buyers and sellers are improving their strategic cooperation, information sharing and communication.

PRESENTERS
Cui Hong Qiang
, Deputy General Manager, Marketing & Sales Center Eastern China, Air China Ltd
Jessica Jia Xin Rong, Sourcing Lead, IP Asia Pacific, BP
Alex Zhu, Regional Director, Global Sales, China, Wyndham Hotel Group

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

 

 

 

 


 

CTW China Forum 4B

From Business Travel to Bleisure

Bleisure, or the practice of extending business trips for leisure purposes, is a growing trend among travellers. We invite panellists to share their stance on this trend and discuss implications such as duty of care responsibilities. We also look at how technology can be used to link both business and leisure together while ensuring compliance to travel policies.

MODERATOR 
Nigel Gaunt
, President, Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific 

PANELLISTS
Peter Hupperich
, Director Global Travel Management APAC, Adidas Group
Geetha Arekal, Regional Travel Head (APAC), Unilever Industries
Joshua Law, Vice President, North Asia, Qatar Airways

CTW Conference Room B, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

23 March 2017 | Thursday

0930 – 1040

CTW China Forum 5


Payment & Expense Management

With business travel rapidly changing, and travel and expense representing the second-largest area of controllable business spend, it has become even more critical in today’s economic climate to be able to manage our travel cost in an efficient and transparent way. What are the digital tools available today that has since uncovered startling findings? Listen to success stories and best practices initiated by companies to bring their organization to the next level.

SPEAKER & MODERATOR
Stella Chew
, Executive Director, SarbinZeiner Consulting 

PANELLISTS
Jim Song, General Manager, Shanghai E-travel Information & Technology Co., Ltd.
Oscar Li, Associate Director of Sales, East China, AirPlus International

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1040 – 1110

Networking Coffee Break

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1110 – 1220

CTW China Forum 6

Corporate Travel and the Sharing Economy

In this session, get an update on the sharing economy scene in China and how it continues to impact the corporate travel landscape.

MODERATOR 
Hamish Wang
, Travel Manager, Apple Inc. China

PANELLISTS 
Bao Xianwei
, General Manager, Corporate Sales, DIDI Chuxing 
Carol Nie, General Procurement Travel Manager, Lenovo
Kishore Rames, Travel Manager Asia Pacific, National Oilwell Varco

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1230 – 1345

CTW China Hosted Luncheon by Air China

Function Room 1, Level 3, JW Marriott Shanghai Changfeng Park

1400 – 1500

IT&CM China and CTW China Business Appointments

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1500 – 1610

CTW China Forum 7

Trends Reshaping the Travel World

A number of new trends are reshaping the way we conduct business travels. These range from the use of digital apps and mobile technology; to the surge in sharing economy; and the growing interest in Bleisure. Which of these can have the largest impact in China? How is the industry coping with this new paradigm?

MODERATOR 
Su Yi
, APAC Regional Commodity Manager, Travel & Long Term Car Rental, Schneider Electric

PANELLISTS
David Shi
, District Sales Manager, Shanghai, Delta Air Lines
Ming Foong, Managing Director Greater China & Online Business Group, Asia Pacific, Travelport

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1610 – 1640

Networking Coffee Break

Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

1640 – 1700

CTW China 2017 Lucky Draw

CTW Conference Room A, Exhibition Hall, Level 1, SHCEC

 

 
 
 
 
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