ICCA Congress 2017
 
Full Schedule

Reed Travel Exhibitions is again our Strategic Partner for 2017’s education programme. Their support helps us create what we’re sure will be ICCA’s strongest and most innovative programme ever.

Please note, that the sessions including timings, format and speakers are subject to change.

Saturday, 11/11/2017
10:00 - 17:00Registration
14:00 - 18:00Business Exchange Session (for pre-registered delegates only)
14:00 - 18:00Optional City Tour (pre-registration required)

Sunday, 12/11/2017
07:30 - 08:30Exclusive Association Relation Partners Breakfast (upon invitation only)
08:00 - 18:00Registration
09:00 - 12:00First Time Attendees Introduction Programme
09:00 - 12:00Fringe Meetings (upon request)
09.00 - 18.00Braindates
10:30 - 11:00Networking Break
12:00 - 12:50Welcome Lunch
12:50 - 13:20Opening ceremony
13:30 - 14:30Destination Marketing Sector MeetingMeeting Management Sector MeetingMeeting Support Sector Meeting
13:30 - 14:30Transport Sector MeetingVenues Sector MeetingAssociation Executives Meeting (closed meeting)
14:30 - 15:00Networking Break
15:00 - 16:00African Chapter MeetingAsia Pacific Chapter MeetingCentral European Chapter MeetingFrance – Benelux Chapter Meeting
15:00 - 16:00UK/Ireland Chapter MeetingScandinavian Chapter MeetingNorth American Chapter MeetingIberian Chapter Meeting
15:00 - 16:00Middle East Chapter MeetingMediterranean Chapter MeetingLatin American Chapter Meeting
16:00 - 16:30Networking Break
16:30 - 17:45ICCA General Assembly
17:45 - 18:30Reception for 20/30/40/50 years members (upon invitation only)
19:30 - 22:00Welcome Reception

Monday, 13/11/2017
07:00 - 08:00ICCA Charity run
08:30 - 17:30Registration
09:00 - 10:15Monday Morning Wake up Call
09.00 - 18.00Braindates
10:15 - 10:45Networking BreakHealthy Refreshments; Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
10:45 - 11:30Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
10:45 - 12:00What tomorrow’s healthcare meetings will be talking aboutImportance of smaller Association MeetingsTools for live-event crowd safety in real time – how the Trump inauguration accidentally showcased the capabilities of the latest scientific techniques
10:45 - 12:00Disruption & new hyper-competitive environment facing international associations: dangers & solutionsMake changes not excusesApplied technical innovation in multi-generational business environments
10:45 - 12:00The role of music in marketingConversations in the CasematesICCA Association Database training (Monday)
12:15 - 13:00President's Choice
13:00 - 14:30Lunch
14:30 - 15:15MEDITATION: Workshop & Campfire talk
14:30 - 16:00Pitching Skills Masterclass Driving destination performance and competitiveness through sustainable inspirationTomorrow's meeting spacePlay the Meeting Design Game
14:30 - 16:00Business AfterlifeChanging Face of Healthcare meetingsValue-based pricing in the meetings industry – a new strategic approach to winning business and improving your bottom line
16:00 - 16:30Networking BreakChair Yoga | Mindful Movement
16:30 - 17:45ICCA "hack-a-thon": Developing a new tool to guide your personal career pathICCA Service and Product Session - ROO of ICCA Membership“Predatory conferences” – A serious and disturbing danger to international associations and their meetings?GDPR and E-Privacy Regulatory Changes – it will affect you!
16:30 - 17:45Collaborative thinking and the ICCA community
17:00 - 17:30Guided Meditation
20:00 - 23:00CAT Night

Tuesday, 14/11/2017
08:30 - 17:00Registration
09:00 - 10:15ICCA Best Marketing Award 2017
09.00 - 18.00Braindates
10:15 - 10:45Networking BreakHealthy Refreshments; Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
10:45 - 11:30Chair Yoga | Mindful Movement: Workshop & Campfire Talk
10:45 - 12:15Employee attraction, engagement and retention - Your most powerful competitive edgeHow to use games and play to increase learning, co-creation and networkingStrange Things - Why and how new industries are re-inventing associations
10:45 - 12:15Kick Start Your Whole Brain Potential: Guinness Record Secrets that create new memory pathways to outstanding data retention & maximized productivityHow to hack a homogenous culture and boost your businessGood-bye traditional destination marketing – hello deep economic engagement
10:45 - 12:15PCO hot Topics: Event and Data Security - can you provide protection?Conversations in the CasematesICCA Association Database training (Tuesday)
12:15 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:30Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate yoga, mindfulness and meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
13:45 - 15:00CEO Deep Dive - Part 1Destination security and risk strategies - Communicating to influence in turbulent times - Part 1Shared Cities: Creative Momentum – how to re-imagine cities using a true sharing economy philosophyCelebration of Association Meetings "Beyond Tourism Impact"
13:45 - 15:00Showcase of the world’s most innovative meetingsMeeting Design Session
15:00- 15:30Networking BreakHealthy Refreshments: Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
15:30 - 16:20Guided Meditation
15:30 - 16:45CEO Deep Dive - Part 2Destination security and risk strategies in a turbulent world - Part 2Cross-cultural communicationAssociations' role in the "new education paradigm"
15:30 - 16:45Principles that drive meeting innovationsGlocalities - why and how market research is going through revolutionary changesStructural changes to the way in which leads & RFP’s are going to be managed in the future
17:00 - 18:00Fringe Meetings (upon request)
19:30 - 23:00Farewell Dinner

Wednesday, 15/11/2017
08:30 - 14:30Registration
09:00 - 10:00The Copenhagen Denmark Lecture
09.00 - 14.30Braindates
10:00 - 10:30Networking BreakGuided Meditation in Public - Dare To Explore
10:30 - 11:15Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate yoga, mindfulness and meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
10:30 - 11:45One bid, every PerspectiveBusiness communities - chambers of commerceEXPO 2020 - Leaving a Legacy
10:30 - 11:45How to make Association Meetings more Innovative?Conversations in the CasematesICCA Association Database training (Wednesday)
12:00 - 13:00Closing Session
13:00 - 14:30Next Destination Lunch
14:00 - 18:00Optional City Tour (pre-registration required)