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
08:00 - 18:00Registration
09:00 - 12:00First Time Attendees Introduction Programme
09:00 - 12:00Fringe Meetings (upon request)
10:30 - 11:00Networking Break
12:00 - 12:50Welcome Lunch
12:50 - 13:20Opening ceremony
13:30 - 14:30Association Executives Meeting
13:30 - 14:30Destination Marketing Sector MeetingMeeting Management Sector MeetingMeeting Support Sector MeetingVenues Sector Meeting
13:30 - 14:30Transport Sector 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
19:00 - 19:45Exclusive Association Relation Partners Reception (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
10:15 - 10:45Networking Break
10:45 - 12:00Applied technical innovation in multi-generational business environmentsImportance of smaller Association MeetingsAMC SessionEvidence-based marketing
10:45 - 12:00Crowd Science - Crowd Safety and Risk assessment. Monitoring, managing and measuring large crowds at major eventsMake changes not excusesMonday ICCA Data Workshop: An Introduction
12:15 - 13:00President's Choice
13:00 - 14:30Lunch
14:30 - 16:00Business AfterlifeHealthcare - Topic tbcPitching Skills Masterclass Tomorrow's meeting space
14:30 - 16:00UNWTO - Year of Sustainable TourismMeeting Design Session Value-based pricing in the meetings industry – a new strategic approach to winning business and improving your bottom line
16:00 - 16:30Networking Break
16:30 - 17:45Association group speed datingPCO Hot TopicsICCA "hack-a-thon": Developing a new tool to guide your personal career path
20:00 - 23:00CAT Night

Tuesday, 14/11/2017
08:30 - 17:00Registration
09:00 - 10:15ICCA Best Marketing Award 2017
10:15 - 10:45Networking Break
10:45 - 12:15Data ProtectionDiversity talent developmentAmbitious business innovationsAssociations on fire!
10:45 - 12:15"Big Data Debate"Tuesday ICCA Data Workshop: An Introduction
12:15 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 15:00CEO Deep Dive - Part 1Boost your memory to build business successShowcase of the world’s most innovative meetingsCEO is dead - Part 1
13:45 - 15:00Celebration of Association Meetings "Beyond Tourism Impact" How to use games and play to increase learning, cocreation and networking
15:00- 15:30Networking Break
15:30 - 16:45CEO Deep Dive - Part 2Principles that drive meeting innovationsGlocalities - New ways to think about market researchCEO is dead - Part 2
15:30 - 16:45Cross-cultural communicationHow to make Association Meetings more Innovative
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
10:00 - 10:30Networking Break
10:30 - 11:45One bid, every PerspectiveBogus MeetingsHealthcare - Professional vs. Community – Different ways of working with suppliersEXPO 2020 - Leaving a Legacy
10:30 - 11:45Wednesday ICCA Data Workshop: An Introduction
12:00 - 13:00Closing Session
13:00 - 14:30Next Destination Lunch
14:00 - 18:00Optional City Tour (pre-registration required)