Attendees at HITEC, the world's largest hospitality technology show

SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY 11 APRIL 2018 

Preconference Events

7:00 - 18:00 Registration - Congress Centre, Forum Entrance E

10:00 - 14:00 CIO & CFO Event, Room E105-E106 - By invitation only.
Sponsored by Fourteen IP

14:30 - 17:30 Entrepreneur 20X Pitch Competition, Room E102
Open to all HITEC Amsterdam badge holders.

17:30 - 19:00 Entrepreneur 20X Networking Reception - Ruby Lounge

19:30 - 22:00 CIO & CFO Dinner - By invitation only.
Sponsored by Fourteen IP  

THURSDAY 12 APRIL 2018

08:00 - 18:00  Registration, Congress Centre - Forum Entrance E

08:30 - 9:00  Morning Coffee - Forum Lounge

09:00 - 10:30  Opening Keynote - Forum Auditorium 
Sponsored by ARUBA, A Hewlett Packard Company, EMEA

Nancy Rademaker

  • Extreme Customer Centricity in a Networked World

10:30 - 11:00  Beverage Break - Forum, Ruby Lounge

11:00 - 12:00  Education Sessions 

  • Blockchain - E102
  • Sustainability - Why do it? - E104
  • The Next Step in the Customer Journey: True Measurement with Technology - E105-106
    Sponsored by MITEL
  • Artificial Intelligence & Voice Recognition: Impact on Hospitality - E107-108

11:30 - 18:30  Exhibits in Hall 10

12:00 - 14:30 Exhibitor Tutorials - Hall 10

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Service - Hall 10

14:30 - 15:30  Education Sessions 

15:00 - 16:00 Beverage Break - Forum, Ruby Lounge

16:00 - 17:00  General Session - Forum Auditorium
Sponsored by ARUBA, A Hewlett Packard Company, EMEA

  • CIO Hot-Topic Panel Discussion

17:00 - 18:30  Welcome Networking Reception - Hall 10
HITEC Amsterdam badge holders receive a pass to the Networking Reception with their registration.

FRIDAY 13 APRIL 2018

8:00 - 14:00 Registration - Congress Centre, Forum Entrance E

8:30 - 9:00 Morning Coffee - Forum, Ruby Lounge

9:00 - 10:00  General Session - Forum Auditorium
Sponsored by ARUBA, A Hewlett Packard Company, EMEA

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Data Privacy Officer (DPO): Introduction and Update

10:00 - 10:30  Coffee Break - Forum, Ruby Lounge

10:00 - 15:00  Exhibits in Hall 10

10:30 - 11:30  Education Sessions 

  • General Data Protection Regulation, Data Privacy Officer: Q & A Session - Forum Auditorium
    Sponsored by VENZA
  • The Hunger Games: Hospitality Innovation - E102
  • Meeting Room Technology - E104
    Sponsored by Rukus, An ARRIS company
  • Agile is Important to your Business, and you Need to Embrace it - E105-106
  • OTA or Book Direct? Where next for technology in the booking conversation? - E107-108

11:00 - 12:00  HFTP HITEC Amsterdam 2018 Interest Meeting - E103

  • Hear from HFTP Global on the latest industry trends such as GDPR and key HFTP initiatives.

12:00 -13:30  Lunch Service - Hall 10

13:00 - 13:30  Beverage Break - Forum Lounge

13:30 - 15:00  Closing Keynote - Forum Auditorium
Sponsored by ARUBA, A Hewlett Packard Company, EMEA

Frits van Paasschen

  • Improving Your Odds of Success in a Time of Accelerating Change and Disruption
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