Start Date: Friday, 13th May 2011
End Date: Sunday, 15th May 2011
Saturday 14 May
09.00 Chairman's welcome Michael Hare, Chairman GTMC
09.10 Conference welcome Steve Dunne, Moderator
09.20 Keynote: Future insights! James Hogan, CEO Etihad
09.50 Keynotes & panels
11.30 Meet the suppliers & lunch
14.00 Panel: Evolving politics
15.00 Panel: Future insights - the buyers' perspective
16.00 Session closes
18.00 Evening event hosted by Etihad
Sunday 15 May
09.00 Keynote & panel: Futurama Bryan Conway, Travelport
10.00 Panel: Future insights with 20/20 vision!
11.00 Panel: Accommodating business travel
11.45 Panel: Under pressure
14.10 Keynote & panel: Tracking the future of rail
14.55 Keynote: Tracking the future of business travel
15.30 Session closes
18.30 Evening event hosted by the GTMC
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The GTMC’s 2011 overseas conference will take place in the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi.
The GTMC’s annual overseas conference will begin at 19.30 on the 13 May 2011 with a welcome party in the Fairmont Bab al Bahr hosted by Travelport.
The conference programme will run for two days from 9.00 on Saturday 14th May and will be kicked off with a keynote speech from James Hogan CEO of Etihad. Further speaker details will be announced over the coming weeks.