GATHERING GLOBAL TOURISM INNOVATORS

30th September, 2020

ONLINE EDITION

WHAT IS THE LISBON TOURISM SUMMIT?

The Lisbon Tourism Summit is now more relevant than ever. 

Covid-19 pandemic has been impacting the tourism sector in an unforeseen way, calling for urgent adaptation and innovation. So, Lisbon Tourism Summit has reinvented itself, in an online format, bringing together international experts and tourism professionals to debate on the biggest trends of the sector.

Welcome to the annual event dedicated to the tourism industry and its latest innovations.

EXPERT PANELS
WORKSHOPS
KEYNOTES
STARTUP PITCHES

EXPERT PANELS

WORKSHOPS
KEYNOTES
STARTUP PITCHES

PROGRAM
OUTLINE

What is impacting the tourism and travel industry nowadays?

The 2020 edition of the Lisbon Tourism Summit will focus on Sustainable Tourism and will cover the following topics:

Post Covid

Tourism Recovery

Circular Economy Models and Energy Efficiency

for Tourism

Mobility & Seamless Travel Experience

for travellers

Big Data & AI

transforming the Tourism Industry

HANDS ON
WORKSHOPS

Master your skills in the field of business innovation, circular economy models implementation and data science related to tourism, and find out initiatives for community engagement.

How to engage the local community and integrate inclusion practices

28Sep | 3pm

by Joana Paula Silva (CEO Founder of Varina Community-based Tourism Project)

VARINA is a community-based tourism initiative focused on the development of the fishing villages located in the south bay of the Tagus River – Trafaria and Costa da Caparica.
By walking or by bicycle, this social company is creating and implementing touristic experiences with a local social impact, based in a very strong collaboration with the community, involving them in every single activity. Empowering communities through tourism is its main purpose and topic of the workshop.

Adapting your business model to the new circular economy

28Sep | 6pm

by Meg Pagani (Founder at Impacton.org)

The journey towards sustainability and Circular Economy is about transition and adaptation. Join this workshop to explore how to transform your current business model to move towards a 100% circular and sustainable model

Data Science for Tourism Professionals

29Sep | 3pm

by Nuno Miguel da Conceicao Antonio (ITBASE/Wareguest CTO and Nova IMS Invited Assistant Professor)

Find out how some tourism organizations already use business analysis and data science to gain a competitive advantage and what resources tourism organizations need to extract insights from data and become data-driven organizations.

Business Innovation Tools

29Sep | 6pm

by Daniela Basilio (Senior Innovation Expert at Beta-i)

In today’s pandemic time, Tourism environment and tourists behavior and priorities are growingly changing. Travel experience might not be the same again, as new and old needs arise, being an opportunity for businesses to re-think while adapting, to the new normal. In this workshop we will share innovation tools that can be used to support our understanding of our shifting world.

WHO IS THE LISBON TOURISM SUMMIT FOR?

The Lisbon Tourism Summit is for tourism industry professionals, experts, entrepreneurs or students in the field of travel, hospitality, entertainment, leisure tourism activities, and travel tech startups seeking to meet and cooperate with leading organisations in the tourism sector .

SPEAKERS AND
PANNELISTS

Aaron Beeson

Aaron Beeson

Director of Innovation at ANA Aeroportos

Anton Tumbev

Anton Tumbev

Co-Founder & COO at Holler.live

Carlos Oliveira

Carlos Oliveira

Head of Product at Greenpact.eu

Chitra Stern

Chitra Stern

CEO Martinhal Resorts & United Lisbon International School

Cristina Siza Vieira

Cristina Siza Vieira

Executive president at AHP

Daniela Basílio

Daniela Basílio

Innovation Expert Leader at Beta-i

David Pedro

David Pedro

Manager at YGroup Companies

Diogo Correia

Diogo Correia

Co founder & coo luggit

Dirk Glaesser

Dirk Glaesser

Director for Sustainable Development of Tourism UNWTO

Eduardo Santander

Eduardo Santander

CEO/Executive Director at European Travel Commission

Felipe Ávila da Costa

Felipe Ávila da Costa

Co-founder & CEO Infraspeak

Filipe Silva

Filipe Silva

Board Member at Turism of Portugal

Grant Waters

Grant Waters

CEO of Tranquil City

Inês Saltão

Inês Saltão

Communications and Digital Manager at REDUNIQ

Joana Paula Silva

Joana Paula Silva

CEO Founder of Varina Community-based Tourism Project

Leyla Acaroglu

Leyla Acaroglu

Founder UnSchools.co, DisruptDesign.co & COproject.co. Professional Sustainability Provocateur. 2016 UN Environment Champion of the Earth for science and innovation

Luís Araújo

Luís Araújo

President of Turismo de Portugal

Manuel Dias

Manuel Dias

Director Tech Sales & AI Ambassador at Microsoft

Manuel Tânger

Manuel Tânger

Cofounder & Head of Innovation

Marek Maruszczak

Marek Maruszczak

CEO at Slavic Monsters

Mario Chessa

Mario Chessa

Executive Director. NOVA Hospitality & Tourism Platform

Meg Pagani

Meg Pagani

Founder at Impacton.org

Nuno António

Nuno António

ITBASE/Wareguest CTO and Nova IMS Invited Assistant Professor

Olga Plets

Olga Plets

CEO at Cloud Guide

Patricia Milheiro

Patricia Milheiro

Ambassador for Disruptive and Sustainable Transformation 2030 Planetiers New Generation

Paulo Zacarias Gomes

Paulo Zacarias Gomes

Journalist Exame | Visão

Pedro Machado

Pedro Machado

President at Turismo Centro de Portugal

Pedro Rocha Vieira

Pedro Rocha Vieira

Co-founder and CEO of Beta-i

Pedro São Simão

Pedro São Simão

Member of the Board of Smart Waste Portugal and Coordinator of the Portuguese Plastics Pact

Pedro Teixeira

Pedro Teixeira

Quality, Environment and Safety Manager at Neya Hotels

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

B2B Analytics Team Lead at NOS

Rita Marques

Rita Marques

Secretary of State for Tourism

Roberto Antunes

Roberto Antunes

Executive Director at NEST

Saurabh Vyas

Saurabh Vyas

CEO at Yobny Technologies

Sergio Guerreiro

Sergio Guerreiro

Senior Director at Turismo de Portugal & Executive Director, Westmont Institute of Tourism and Hospitality at Nova SBE

Tiago Araújo

Tiago Araújo

CEO & Co-founder at HiJiffy

Tomás Caeiro

Tomás Caeiro

Founder & CEO at CityCheck and KuizTime

Vasco Mora

Vasco Mora

Advisor of Lisbon's Mobility Deputy Mayor

Preliminary

Agenda

10:00 Welcome by the Secretary of State for Tourism | Rita Marques
10:05 Welcome by Beta-i | Pedro Rocha Vieira
Block 1: Sustainable Tourism Management and Operations 10:15 Keynote 1 | Leading the transformation by Dirk Glaesser
10:35

Panel 1 | Circular Economy Models and Energy Efficiency in the Tourism Industry

In the changing landscape of the tourism sector, companies will have to adapt to new trends and consumers’ desires. One of the main and current issues is climate change, of which tourism is both a victim and a contributor. A shift towards circular economy and models of sustainable energy consumption may be the answer.

Moderator: Patricia Milheiro (Planetiers New Generation)
Pedro São Simão (Pacto Plastico), Felipe Ávila da Costa (Infraspeak), Pedro Teixeira (Neya Hotel), Cristina Siza Vieira (AHP)

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11:10 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by Holler – Anton Tumbev
11:20 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by City Check – Tomas Caeiro
Break
Block 2: Seamless Travel Experience 11:50

Panel 2- Mobility and seamless travel experience

The idea of a seamless journey from your home to your destination is evolving into a near-future reality. This creates new opportunities for established travel brands and startups.

Moderator: Roberto Antunes (NEST)
Panelists: Inês Saltão (REDUNIQ), Vasco Móra (CML), Grant Waters (TRANQUIL CITY), Aaron Beeson (ANA)

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12:20 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by Cloudguide – Olga Plets
12:26 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by Slavic Monsters – Marek Maruszczak
12:30 Keynote 2 | Circular Economy Models in the Tourism Sector by Leyla Acaruglu
Break
Block 3: Post Covid Tourism Recovery 14:30 Keynote 3 – The impact of Covid-19 on the tourism sector in Portugal by Sergio Guerreiro
14:50

Panel 3 – Post Covid Tourism Recovery

The tourism economy has been heavily hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and measures introduced to contain its spread. Governments and companies are shifting to develop recovery measures, including considerations on lifting travel restrictions, restoring traveller confidence and rethinking the tourism sector for the future.

Moderator: Paulo Zacarias Gomes (Visão)
Panelists: Chitra Stern (Martinhal), Eduardo Santander (ETC), Pedro Machado (Turismo Centro Portugal), Filipe Silva (Turismo de Portugal)

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15:20 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by Yobny – Saurabh Vyas
15:24 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by Luggit – Diogo Correia
Break
Block 4: Tourism & Data 16:00

Panel 4- AI and Big Data Transforming the Tourism Industry

Find out how some tourism organizations already use business analytics and data science to obtain a competitive advantage, and what resources they need to have to extract insights from data and become data-driven organizations.

Moderator: Mario Chessa (NOVA)
Panelists: Tiago Araújo (HiJiffy), Raquel Carvalho (NOS), Manuel Dias (Microsoft), Carlos Oliveira (greenpact.eu)

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16:30 The Journey Demo Day – Pitches | by YourData – David Pedro
16:40 Closing by Turismo de Portugal | Luís Araújo

Do you have an idea, a project or an established company? Come to our hands-on workshops to explore useful tools and discover new ways to make your business more sustainable and customer-centered.

Startup
Showcase

As in every edition, the Summit will host the Journey Demo Day! You will meet the finalists startups that were selected to develop pilot projects with the corporate partners.

Citycheck

Citycheck is a location-based game app that allows families to explore and play games while visiting a city or a specific place. This startup creates also opportunities for local entities to communicate with families through “intelligent and contextual ads”.

citycheckapp.com

Cloudguide

CloudGuide offers a sightseeing app to guide and engage the visitors at tourist attractions. It unites all the tourist attractions in a single app with official content, creating a long-lasting experience for the visitor and boosting engagement with the site. The visitor uses CloudGuide before the visit to make it easier to plan, during the visit to enjoy it and after the visit to make it more memorable.

cloudguide.me

Geogames

Slavic Monsters is a geolocation, augmented reality mobile game (like Pokemon GO or Harry Potter Wizards Unite) only for tourism missions. Through the app, kids are playing, collecting information and visiting places in the city in a very fun way.

slavicmonsters.pl

Holler

With a swipe of a finger, holler.live allows millions of people to express their opinion simultaneously, in a fun, easy and universally understandable way. The tourism sector’s revenue is more and more directly tied to the “star ratings” and reviews of the various intermediary platforms. Holler can enable any company in the Tourism sector to have its own real-time customer sentiment solution, covering the entire customer journey.

business.holler.live

Luggit

LUGGit is a platform that through a mobile app allows everyone who travels to request a driver in real-time to collect the luggage and deliver it at the place and time the traveler chooses.

luggit.app

Q1

QueueOne is a virtual queue management system that businesses can use to provide virtual queuing solution to customers. The solution provides a SaaS platform where you can define and manage your queues. End-Users can also join the queue and be virtually positioned in the queue while they engage in some other activities.

yobny.com

Yourdata

Dataflow is a data analysis suite that enables predictive analytics with external databases and have automation features. It includes a data integration layer, in which data is normalised and serves as the basis for interaction with the best data mining, advanced statistics, machine learning techniques, and intuitive graphical representation.
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yourdata.ai

Partners

Main Partner
The Journey Partners
Promotion Partners
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Contact

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