2014 Hotel Technology Forum

Conference At-A-Glance

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 / Arrival Day
  • 10:00a - 7:30p
  • Registration Open
  • 12:30 - 5:30p
  • Golf / Shotgun Start / Desert Pines Golf Club
  • 3:30 - 5:30p
  • Interactive Workshop
    • Hotel of the Future: Top Tech Challenge
  • 7:00 - 8:00p
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception
  • Evening
  • Sponsor Activities / Dinners
 
Thursday, April 17, 2014 / First Day of Sessions
  • 8:00a - 7:30p
  • Registration Open
  • 8:00 - 8:45a
  • Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 - 9:00a
  • Opening Comments: Publisher & Honorary Chairperson
  • 9:00 - 10:00a
  • Opening Keynote Address
    Is Your Hyper-Connected, Tech-Enabled Marketing Strategy Actually an #EpicFail?
  • 10:00 - 10:40a
  • Keynote Networking Break
  • 10:40 - 10:45a
  • Editorial Welcome
  • 10:45 - 11:35a
  • General Session #1
    Moving into the Cloud
  • 11:40a - 12:30p
  • General Session #2
    Meeting Demands for Hyper-Connectivity
  • 12:30 - 12:45p
  • 2014 Hotel Visionary Awards & "Hotel of the Future: Top Tech Challenge" Award
  • 12:45 – 2:00p
  • Networking Luncheon with Topic Tables
  • 2:00 – 2:50p
  • General Session #3
    Research Super Session: Lodging Technology Insights
     
  • 2:50 – 3:30p
  • Afternoon Networking Break
  • 3:30 – 5:00p
  • Closed-Door Workshops (Operators Only)

    Workshop #1
    Digital Strategies & Guest Loyalty

    Workshop #2
    Guestroom Tech Investments
     
  • 5:00 – 6:00p
  • Editorial Advisory Board Meeting (private)
  • 6:00 – 7:00p
  • Cocktail Reception
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Friday, April 18, 2014 / CLOSING DAY
  • 8:00a - 12:15p
  • Registration Open
  • 8:00 - 8:45a
  • Networking Breakfast
  • 8:45 - 8:50a
  • Day Two Opening Comments: Honorary Chairperson
  • 8:50 - 9:40a
  • Day Two Keynote
    How Today's Hotel Operations must Change to Cater to Tomorrow's Travelers
  • 9:40 - 9:50a
  • Editorial Comments
  • 9:50 - 10:40a
  • General Session #4
    Leadership without the Permission Slip: A Watershed Moment for CIOs
  • 10:40 - 11:20a
  • Networking Coffee Break
  • 11:20a - 12:10p
  • General Session #5
    Data Privacy and Security
  • 12:10 - 12:15p
  • Forum Closing Comments: Publisher
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