CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit

Sydney, Australia
1-2 Aug 2017

Cloud9 Airline Distribution & Selling - 2 August 2017

09.00 - 11.00  General Session
09.00 Welcome by Conference Chairperson
CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Managing Director, Stephen Pearse
09.05 The Qantas Keynote
Qantas Airways, Group Executive Government, Industry and International Affairs, Andrew Parker
09.40 The Accor Keynote
AccorHotels Asia Pacific, Chairman and CEO, Michael Issenberg [Download Presentation]
10.00 The Fiji Airways Keynote
Fiji Airways, Chief Marketing Officer, Marc Cavaliere [Download Presentation]
10.25 Keynote Address: Designing the airports of the future
, Partner, Antoinette Erickson Nassopoulos 
10.35 Hawaiian Airlines Keynote: No Room at the Inn: Airport Access and the Public Interest
Hawaiian Airlines, President & CEO, Mark Dunkerley [Download Presentation]
11.00 Coffee & Networking
11.30 Breakout Session: Cloud9 Airline Distribution & Selling

Session Chairperson and Provocateur at large:
WebinTravel (WIT),
Founder & Editor, Siew Hoon Yeoh 
11.30 Travel Trends that really matter

WebinTravel (WIT),
Founder & Editor, Siew Hoon Yeoh
11.35 The Google Keynote

Google Asia Pacific, Head of APAC, Business Development, Travel, Eugenie Lam [Download Presentation]
11.50 Executive Panel: Hot new technology driving irreversible change in airline distribution, marketing, loyalty and technology
  • Are airlines keeping pace with digital innovation taking place in other sectors?
  • The big picture trends that are driving change in customer behaviour
  • The Next Stage - creation of a ‘Virtual’ Airline?
Moderator: WebinTravel (WIT), Founder & Editor, Siew Hoon Yeoh

  • Booking.com, Strategic Partnerships, APAC, David Peller 
  • Catch Group, CEO, Nati Harpaz
  • Concur, SVP, Supplier Management, Charlie Sultan
  • Expedia, VP, Transport Partner Services, APAC, James Marshall 
  • Travelport, Global Head of Product & Marketing, Ian Heywood 
12.30 Startup spotlight

Meet some of the startups that are trying to find their slipstream in the world of aviation and travel. What are the opportunities to work with them and are there possibly lessons to be learnt?

Moderator: WebinTravel (WIT), Founder & Editor, Siew Hoon Yeoh

  • BeMyGuest, Head of Global Partnerships, Nabil El-Shafeay
  • HotelsCombined, CEO, Hichame Assi
  • Leezair, CEO & Founder, Enguerrand Vidor
  • Playwings, Founder, Curtis Oh
13.00 Networking Lunch & Summit Close