3 December 2019
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09:15 - 10:00 | Registration
10:00 - 10:15 | Opening Remarks
John Holden, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE
10:15 - 11:00 | The Future of Business Travel: Technology Trends in the Travel Industry
Technology is enabling more seamless business travel to take place all over the world, in a rapid pace and ever changing landscape. Technology is powering travel, whether it’s related to Travel Management Companies TMCs, airlines, airports, hotels, rail companies, car companies, GDS etc.
To discover what is driving change for corporations, we will look at some of the latest technology trends currently impacting the business travel industry.
Harry Guo, Head of Account Management, China, FcM Travel Solutions
Eden Wang, Corporate Sales Manager - China, Cathay Pacific Airways
Vincent Zha, Head of Sales Great China, Bedsonline
Yang Wentao, Manager of Business Travel Product,TravelSky
11:00 - 11:30 | InterACTE Coffee/Tea Break
11:30 - 11:45 | IGNITE Session - Japan Airlines
Shirley Yuen, Regional Director, Global & Strategic Sales, Japan Airlines
11:45 - 12:30 |Corporate Cards Continue to Lead Travel Programs, Though Virtual Payments Are on the Rise
Virtual Payment is getting more and more popular, but why many companies still choosing to use corporate cards. Bank, payment company and travel management to discuss the topic from 3 angles.
Cypher Cao, Director of Sales, CWT China
Tao Yan, Specialist, Commercial Payment Solution, MasterCard
Zhihua Yang, Manager, Credit Card Business, Innovation & Inclusive Finance Department, NCBC
Lily Zhang, Regional Manager, Greater China, ACTE
12:30 - 13:30 | Networking Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 | The impact of new policy on temporary driving permits on corporate travel
With the new policy from the public security ministry allowing foreign visitors to drive in China, corporate travel managers face new opportunity and challenges at the same time. China ground transportation expert will share their view about the impact of new policy on corporate travel.
Jane Zheng, VP,eHi Car Rental Services
14:15 - 15:00 | Industry Forecast 2020
The world is changing and the business travel industry is evolving. As 2019 draws to a close, let's take a bold look at the opportunities and challenges that the business travel industry will face for 2020.
Sophie Liu, Director of Program Management, China, BCD Travel
15:00 - 15:15 | IGNITE Session, Airbnb
Amy Zhao, Airbnb for Work Lead, China
15:15 - 15:45 | InterACTE Coffee/Tea Break
In the era when data is king, whether it is an Internet company or a technology company mastering data is undoubtedly a way to control opportunities. What is the impact of data on the business travel industry?
15:45 - 16:45 | Drive More Values With Data Leverage
Ann Chen, Director of Marketing and Communications, Jinjiang Metropolo Hotels
Leo Gu, Indirect Service Purchasing Manager, FCA
Yang Liu, Travel Specialist, China, ZF
Adam Sun, Senior Consultant, CWT Solutions Group, Asia Pacific
Hamilton Zhang, Client Manager, Customer Management, CWT Solutions Group
16:45 - 17:00 | Closing Remarks
John Holden, Regional Director, Asia, ACTE
17:00 - 18:00 | Closing Cocktail Reception
Venue: Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Address: No.2 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road
Huang Pu District, Shanghai 200002,P.R.C
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