The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) announced today the first keynote presenter for the 2012 ACTE Asia Education Conference, an education and networking event focused on advancing the industry by identifying new and innovative approaches to managed travel, taking place 15-16 August, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
Mr. Hino Lam, Head, Transportation Team, Goldman Sachs Investment Research, will focus on the following industry issues in his keynote presentation:
· The cyclical headwinds in premium travel and the trajectory of recovery
· The role of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries in the global travel economy
· “The Next Eleven” countries and what they mean for business travel
“We are excited that Mr. Lam will be able to give ACTE members and Conference delegates a charismatic presentation, offering critical insights and creative approaches to managed travel,” said ACTE Executive Director Ron DiLeo.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Lam was a Vice President at Bear Stearns specializing in equity research on the Oil & Gas sector. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and has more than nine years of experience in equity research on the sell side.
“Mr. Lam’s keynote will be a fascinating overview of how the economy is impacting corporate travel and how corporate travel is impacting the economy,” said ACTE Asia Regional Director Benson Tang. “We are looking forward not only to the keynote speakers but to the comprehensive set of education sessions that have been chosen by the Asia Education Conference Steering Committee.”
Education sessions to be featured at the conference include: How Will Mobile Apps Enhance and Influence Traveler Behavior in Uncertain Times; Partnering with Your Information Technology Department to Manage Travel Technologies; Business Travel Predictions for 2013; Risk Management Strategies for a Limited Budget; Making Data “Speak” – Evolving Practices in Data Management; Financial/ROI Modeling for Travel Management and more.