GATHERING GLOBAL TOURISM INNOVATORS

NEW date
30th September, 2020

WHAT IS THE LISBON TOURISM SUMMIT?

The Lisbon Tourism Summit is a full-day event dedicated to the tourism industry and its latest innovations. This is where national and international players, tourism professionals, startups and experts come to gather in an informal and relaxed environment. The Summit fosters the exchange of ideas and debate around the big trends in the sector.

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:

Circular Economy Models

for the Tourism Industry

Sustainable Resource Management

in Hospitality

Mobility & Seamless Travel Experience

for travellers

Big Data & AI

transforming the Tourism Industry

Community Engagement

& Social Inclusion

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

Leyla Acaroglu

Leyla Acaroglu

Sustainability provocateur and cultural protagonist

Rita Marques

Rita Marques

Secretary of State for Tourism

Luís Araújo

Luís Araújo

President of Turismo de Portugal

Daniel Traça

Daniel Traça

Dean and Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business

Pedro Rocha Vieira

Pedro Rocha Vieira

Co-founder and CEO of Beta-i

Sérgio Guerreiro

Sérgio Guerreiro

Senior Director at Turismo de Portugal & Executive Director

Meg Pagani

Meg Pagani

Founder of Impacton. Forbes 30 under 30

Inês Sequeira

Inês Sequeira

Founder and Director of Casa do Impacto at Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

João Meneses

João Meneses

Secretary General at BCSD Portugal

Pedro São Simão

Pedro São Simão

Coordenador Pacto Português para os Plásticos

Eduardo Moura

Eduardo Moura

Direcção Sustentabilidade EDP

João Rebelo

João Rebelo

AHP’s Onboarding Manager

Bárbara Leão de Carvalho

Bárbara Leão de Carvalho

Biovilla

Mario Chessa

Mario Chessa

Executive Director, Nova Hospitality & Tourism Platform

Paulo Rita

Paulo Rita

Professor of Marketing at NOVA Information Management School

Nuno António

Nuno António

CTO of ITBASE/WAREGUEST

Isabel Tejero

Isabel Tejero

Enerbrain Country Manager

Carlos Oliveira

Carlos Oliveira

Head of new products at Ubiwhere

Joana Paula Silva

Joana Paula Silva

Founder and CEO of Varina-Community Based tourism

Daniela Basílio

Daniela Basílio

Innovation Expert Leader at Beta-i

Tiago Araújo

Tiago Araújo

CEO & Co-founder at HiJiffy

Pedro Teixeira

Pedro Teixeira

Quality, Environment and Safety Manager at Neya Hotels

more coming soon…

Preliminary

Agenda

Main Stage

Workshop Stage

09:00 Registration and check-in
09:30 Official Welcome and Opening
10:00 Keynote – Sustainable Smart Cities
10:45

Panel – Circular Economy Models for 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. To tackle this problem new ways of thinking appeared and circular economy embodies most of them.

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10:45 11:45

Workshop 1: Business Innovation Tools (by Beta-i)

In today’s changing and attention-seeking tourism environment, it can be challenging to keep up with our customer’s journey. We will explore how to draw his path in an innovative way and bring the traction we need while always looking through the changing lenses of our customers.

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11:15 Coffee Break
11:45 The Journey Demo Day – 5/6 startup pilot presentations 12:00 13:00

Workshop 2: Data Science for Tourism Professionals

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.

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12:30

Panel – Sustainable energy innovation for tourism

Tourism is both a victim of and contributor to climate change. With over a billion tourists a year set to continue increasing, tourism’s energy consumption looks only set to grow. As such, tourism players can be incentivized to help accelerate the shift toward renewable energy.

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13:00 Lunch
14:30 Keynote 14:30 15:30

Workshop 3: How to engage the local community and integrate inclusion practices

Joana is the founder and CEO of Varina, a community-based tourism company that keeps changing the south bay. In this workshop, we will rethink what is solidarity and how to acknowledge and establish empowering practices in your business for the community’s benefit.

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14:50

Panel – 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.

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15:20

The Journey Demo Day – 5/6 startup pilot presentations

The finalist startups of the open innovation program The Journey will present their solutions after developing pilot projects with the corporate partners of the program

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16:00 Coffee Break
16:30

Panel – AI and Big Data Transforming the Tourism Industry

Constantly-connected tourists are looking more and more for personalized experiences. Technologies like Big Data and AI have become crucial allies in understanding behavioral patterns and improving tourism offers.

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15:45 16:45

Workshop 4: Adapting your business model to the new Circular Economy

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

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17:00 Keynote
17:45 Closing
18:00 Networking Cocktail *Workshops subject to registration. Limited capacity: 50 spots

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.

Partners

Main Partner
The Journey Partners
Event Partners
Promotion Partners
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