GTMC Autumn Conference agenda announced

GTMC Autumn Conference agenda announced

The GTMC, the most influential travel management business community in the UK, has announced that its Autumn Conference will be held on Monday 28 October at the Park Lane Hotel, with headline speaker Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE.

The conference is entitled ‘Are We Ready? …… Continued’, following on from the ”Are We Ready?’ overseas conference held earlier this year in Barcelona.

The agenda will include a morning session on the subject of the ‘The Importance of Business Travel to the UK Economy’ and will be headlined by Kaye Ceille, managing director of the Avis Budget UK addressing the delegates on the future of mobility. Other issues will include the HS2 debate and the importance of hospitality to the UK economy

The afternoon session will work under the topic of ‘The Importance of People in Tomorrow’s World’ and will be headlined by Baroness Greenfield a scientist, writer, broadcaster, and member of the House of Lords.  Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Baroness Greenfield researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the mind, how the brain generates consciousness and novel approaches to neurodegenerative diseases and she will be speaking on the topic of ‘Tomorrow’s People: How Will Their Brains Work?’

The principle conference sponsor is the Avis Budget UK.

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The GTMC has also announced that the 2014 overseas conference will be held in Marrakesh at the Four Seasons Hotel between June 1st to 4th with Easyjet as the airline partner and with the airline’s CEO Carolyn McCall as a keynote speaker.