09:00 - 09:30
|09:30 - 09:35
|09:35 - 10:15
Steve Richards, Award Winning Columnist, Author and Presenter
BBC political commentator, Steve Richards will provide
his 2020 vision on life pre; post or during Brexit. It's still unclear whether
the UK will be in or out of the European Union by 11 February but Steve will
provide an up to the minute synopsis of the situation and his perspective on
what this means for industry.
|10:15 - 11:00
||Unlock The Potential of Data For Your Strategic Meeting Management Programme
Moderator: René Proske, CEO, PROSKE – Experts in SMM
Data is the lifeblood of programme management, this session will address how to
collect; analyse and use data to operate; understand; refine and develop your
SMM programme. Whether for basic metrics; duty care or more strategic
purchasing decisions effective use of data is imperative. Following insights
from our expert panel groups will share best practice and identify challenges
around the collection and exploitation of data.
|11:00 - 11:30
|11:30 – 12:15
|Interactive Session - Data Deliberations
In this interactive session Groups will workshop how to address the most
pressing challenges surrounding data to develop and share solutions.
|12:15 - 13:00
|Creating a Successful Travel and Meetings Policy
Developing, implementing and monitoring compliance of a travel and
meetings policy are the pillars of effective programme management. Using two
very different case studies, this session will look at how this is done and the
impact it can have. This will be followed by group exercises in which delegates
will analyse what made these policies successful and share how these learnings
could be applied to their organisations.
Speaker: Lisa Mosters, Global Sr. Category Manager - Travel, Meetings & Relocation, Amgen
|13:00 - 14:00
Made Possible by
|14:00 - 14:45
|Peer to Peer Learning - Knowledge Bazaar
Delegates will share their experience and knowledge around a range of
key thought leadership topics.
|14:45 - 15:30
|Building a Sustainable Travel and Meetings Programme
Corporations are increasingly being required to operate in a sustainable manner
- whether it’s to do with attendee wellbeing or the environmental impact of
meetings. This session will provide a blueprint of what to consider and how to
implement a sustainable travel and
meetings programme. Key players in the value chain will share what difference
they can make in developing a sustainable travel and meetings programme
followed by a panel discussion as to what the future holds for this important
|15:30 - 16:00
|16:00 - 16:45
||Interactive Session - Communications Challenge
Effective communications can make all the difference to the success of your Travel & Meetings programme. In this session three buyers will present real life scenarios to delegates and ask them to help to solve the challenge they faced and then feedback to the group.
Scenario Presenter: Sue Jones, Consultant
|16:45 - 17:15
||Bringing It All Together
Groups feedback on Communications Challenge and the buyers will reveal how the actual scenarios played out.
|17:15 - 17:30
|17:30 - 19:00