HFTP Virtual Education — 2020 Archives

Session Categories

  • Finance
  • Technology
  • HR and Legal Considerations
  • Additional Topics
  • Europe Hangouts



Are Your Business Payments Safe? 

Sponsored Virtual Event — Paymerang

Learn how your company can help your accounts payable team eliminate check writing and start making secure electronic vendor payments today. 

pas smart solutions

Standardization and Automation for Improved Efficiency

Sponsored Virtual Event — PAS

A panel discussion from PAS with technology experts from Aimbridge Hospitality, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Hard Rock Intl and Hilton Worldwide.

Fundamentals of Construction Audit

David Luker, CPA
Director, Risk Advisory Services

Why the Hospitality Industry is Focused on Automating Their Payment Processes

Kara Koespell
Corporate Spending Innovations

Bob Dunigan
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Chris Koepper, CPA

Unleashing the Power of Business Intelligence: Power BI and the Future of Reporting

Jonathon Goodman, CPA, CHAE
CFO, Lost Tree Golf Course



HFTP Cancun

HFTP Cancun: Cybersecurity and Megacable Data Centers

En español. An educational chapter meeting. 

How AI and Natural Language Processing Can Address Customer Concerns in the Covid-19 Era

Andrea Kulkarni

Felix Said Marsal

When We Meet Again: The Future of Meetings and Event Space Design

Jeff Loether, ISHC
Electro-Media Design, Ltd.

John Rossman
Electro-Media Design

Human Resources and Legal Considerations

New Immigration Policies in Today's Ever-changing Landscape

Fiona McEntee
Founder and Managing Partner, McEntee Law Group

CCPA Challenges and Review of Emerging State Privacy Legislation

Dan Clarke
President, IntraEdge

Tom Lasiter
Director, Hospitality Americas, Intel

The Future of Immigration and the Use of Foreign Nationals in a New Covid-19 World

Keith Pabian
Founding Partner
Pabian Law

Legal Considerations and Risks: From Working from Home to Reopening Businesses

Jacqueline Siegel, Esq.
Goldberg Segalla, LLP

Victor Xu, Esq.
Goldberg Segalla, LLP

Reintegration from an Employee Perspective in Hospitality

Keith Pabian
Pabian Law

Kari Heistad
Culture Coach Intl. / Diversity Dashboard

Washington's Covid-19 Responses: How Do They Impact My Club? 

Brad D. Steele, J.D.
Private Club Consultants


HFTP Europe Hangouts


Retail Industry — Comparing Retail and Hospitality in This Environment

Trevor Gordon
Previously Dir. of Omnichannel Retail

Barry Winter
Sr. Consultant, Heyward Hospitality Solutions
Previously VP, Operations – Novotel

Calum McIndoe

Taking a Holistic View of Hotel Technology to Protect Customers, Staff and Reputation

Calum McIndoe
Director of Sales, UK & Ireland
Infor Hospitality Solutions

Barry Thomas, CHTP

Technology and Tea

Barry Thomas, CHTP
Sr. Corporate Director, Property Technology
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts

Sponsored by Keystep Solutions

The Future of Wireless in Hospitality

Diego Fontes
Consulting Systems Engineer
Aruba, A Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

Paul Nisbett

CFO Challenges in the Current Environment, Part 2

Paul Nisbett
Finance Director • Valor Hospitality Partners

Cristian Morosan

Social Distancing Technologies: What Are Our Guests Telling Us

Cristian Morosan, Ph.D., MSc, CHTP
Associate Professor • CN Hilton College, University of Houston

Michael Levie

Conversation with HFTP President

Michael Levie, CHTP
COO • citizenM Hotels

Europe Hangout

The State of Play: The Emerging View Direct From the Hotel Profit and Loss

Michael Grove
Managing Director • EMEA

David Bailey
Brand Ambassador • HotStats

Additional Topics


Ethical Dilemnas:
A Practical Approach

Dr. Judy Holcomb, CHAE+
Associate Professor,
Hospitality Mgmt.
Saint Leo University

James Bina, CHAE+, CHTP
Director of Finance
Rosen Hotels and Resorts

COVID-19 Impact: Recovery Analysis and Timelines

Vincent Cusma
Director, Customer Experience
Kalibri Labs


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