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.

Friday, 10/11/2017
12:00 - 23:55Transfers from the airport to the official and recommended hotels (click for details)

Saturday, 11/11/2017
00:00 - 23:55Transfers from the airport to the official and recommended hotels (click for details)
10:00 - 17:00Registration
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
12:00 - 16:00Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Shopping Tour
Prague Congress Centre, Entrance 10
14:00 - 18:00Business Exchange Session (for pre-registered delegates only)
Small Hall, Ground Floor
14:00 - 18:00Prague Castle and its surroundings (guided tour)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
DIY Tour in Prague
14:00 - 19:00Pilsner Urquell – Meet the legend city tour
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
15:00 - 19:00Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Shopping Tour
Prague Congress Centre, Entrance 10

Sunday, 12/11/2017
00:00 - 13:00Transfers from the airport to the official and recommended hotels (click for details)
07:15 - 08:35Exclusive Association Relation Partners Breakfast (upon invitation only)
Bellevue Room, 24th Floor, Corinthia Hotel
08:00 - 18:00Registration
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
09:00 - 09:30Accompanying Guests Welcome Gathering
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
09:00 - 10:30WPCOA Meeting (closed meeting)
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
Gaining Edge (closed meeting)
Club A, First Floor
09:00 - 12:00First Time Attendees Introduction Programme
Forum Hall, Second Floor
09:00 - 12:00Chapter Chair Meeting
Club D, First Floor
09:00 - 12:00Simpleview (closed meeting)
Club H, First Floor
09:00 - 18:00Braindates
North Hall, Second Floor
09:30 - 11:45Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Shopping Tour
Prague Congress Centre, Entrance 10
10:30 - 11:00Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
10:30 - 12:00Watterston Associates (closed meeting)
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
Kennedy Integrated Solutions (closed meeting)
Club C, First Floor
Mice Consulting (closed meeting)
South Hall 1, First Floor
10:45 - 12:00Enited (closed meeting)
Club E, First Floor
11:00 - 11:25Tech Bar: Twitter 101
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
11:00 - 16:00Tech Bar: Headshot Lounge
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
12:00 - 12:50Welcome Lunch
Congress Hall Foyer 2A, 2B, 2C (Second Floor) Congress Hall Foyer 3A, 3B (Third Floor)
12:50 - 13:20Opening ceremony
Congress Hall, First Floor
13:30 - 14:30Destination Marketing Sector Meeting
Forum Hall, Second Floor
Meeting Management Sector Meeting
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Meeting Support Sector Meeting
South Hall 1, First Floor
13:30 - 14:30Transport Sector Meeting
Club C, First Floor
Venues Sector Meeting
South Hall 3, Third Floor
13:30 - 16:00Association Executives Meeting (closed meeting)
Club A, First Floor
14:30 - 14:55Tech Bar: Master LinkedIn to Build Your Professional Brand
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
14:30 - 15:00Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
15:00 - 16:00African Chapter Meeting
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
Asia Pacific Chapter Meeting
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Central European Chapter Meeting
Forum Hall, Second Floor
France – Benelux Chapter Meeting
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
15:00 - 16:00UK/Ireland Chapter Meeting
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Scandinavian Chapter Meeting
South Hall 1, First Floor
North American Chapter Meeting
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
Iberian Chapter Meeting
Club H, First Floor
15:00 - 16:00Middle East Chapter Meeting
Club C, First Floor
Mediterranean Chapter Meeting
Club E, First Floor
Latin American Chapter Meeting
Club D, First Floor
16:00 - 16:25Tech Bar: Apps for Busy Event Professionals
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
16:00 - 16:30Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
16:30 - 17:45ICCA General Assembly
Congress Hall, First Floor
17:45 - 18:30Reception for 20/30/40/50 years members (upon invitation only)
ZOOM, First Floor
19:30 - 22:00Welcome Reception
Zofin Palace

Monday, 13/11/2017
07:00 - 08:00ICCA Charity run
Meeting point: Prague Congress Centre, entrance no. 2
08:30 - 17:30Registration
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
09:00 - 10:15Monday Morning Wake up Call
Congress Hall, First Floor
09:00 - 18:00Braindates
North Hall, Second Floor
10:15 - 10:45Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
CONNECT: mind | body, Healthy Refreshments; Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
Terrace II, Second Floor
10:30 - 17:00Tech Bar: Headshot Lounge
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:45 - 11:10Tech Bar: How to build and mobilise your (event) community?
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:45 - 11:30CONNECT: mind | body, Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
Terrace II, Second Floor
10:45 - 12:00The big healthcare changes, trends and emerging fields - where the most dynamic growth in healthcare meetings is likely to emerge
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Association meetings from 100 to 400 attendees: “Small is beautiful”?
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
Tools for live-event crowd safety in real time – how the Trump inauguration accidentally showcased the capabilities of the latest scientific techniques
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
10:45 - 12:00Disruption & new hyper-competitive environment facing international associations: dangers & solutions
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Make changes not excuses
Forum Hall, Second Floor
Applied technical innovation in multi-generational business environments
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
10:45 - 12:00Music Matters
South Hall 1, First Floor
Conversations in the Casemates (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
ICCA Association Database training
Club B, First Floor
11:15 - 11:45Tech Bar: Thought Leadership Panel Discussion
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
11:30 - 12:00Backstage tour (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
12:15 - 13:00President’s Choice Session: Collaborative Professionalism: The next knowledge frontier
Congress Hall, First Floor
13:00 - 14:30Lunch – sponsored by IMEX
Congress Hall Foyer 2A, 2B, 2C (Second Floor) Congress Hall Foyer 3A, 3B (Third Floor)
14:30 - 15:15CONNECT: mind | body, MEDITATION: Workshop & Campfire talk
Terrace II, Second Floor
14:30 - 16:00Pitching Skills Masterclass
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Driving destination performance and competitiveness through sustainable inspiration
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
Design ideas for tomorrow’s venues using the example of Prague Congress Centre
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Associations in the "Shark tank"
Forum Hall, Second Floor
14:30 - 16:00Business Afterlife
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
Conversations about Healthcare Meetings
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
Value-based pricing in the meetings industry – a new strategic approach to winning business and improving your bottom line
South Hall 1, First Floor
15:15 - 15:40Tech Bar: Dive into Customer Engagement
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
15:15 - 17:45 Research one-on-one appointments (please book your personal appointment through the ICCA Meetings App or onsite)
Club B, First Floor
16:00 - 16:25Tech Bar: Livestreaming Bootcamp
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
16:00 - 16:30Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
Backstage tour (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
CONNECT: mind | body, Chair Yoga | Mindful Movement
Terrace II, Second Floor
16:00 - 17:45Outside the box - Active meeting - Educational run (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
Outside the box - Active meeting - Joga (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
Outside the box - Active meeting - Diagnostics analysis (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
Outside the box - Sense the disabled world (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
16:00 - 17:45Outside the box - Music tones by handicapped (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
Outside the box - Intelligent autonomous robots – visions and reality (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
Outside the box - Making disease history through precision medicine research (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
16:30 - 17:45ICCA "hack-a-thon": Developing a new tool to guide your personal career path
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
ICCA Service and Product Session - ROO of ICCA Membership
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
“Predatory conferences” – A serious and disturbing danger to international associations and their meetings?
Forum Hall, Second Floor
Is your business ready for GDPR and E-Privacy Regulatory changes? - The impact for the MICE sector
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
16:30 - 17:45Collaborative thinking and the ICCA community
South Hall 1, First Floor
Business communities: the under-exploited resource in every destination
South Hall 3, Third Floor
When a humanitarian crisis hits - roles and responsibilities of the meetings industry
Panorama Hall, First Floor
17:00 - 17:30CONNECT: mind | body, Guided Meditation
Terrace II, Second Floor
19:30 - 02:0019:30 - 02:00 CAT Night
Forum Karlin
22:30 - 02:0022:30 - 02:00 Transfers from CAT Night to official and recommended hotels (click for details)

Tuesday, 14/11/2017
08:30 - 17:00Registration
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
09:00 - 10:15ICCA Best Marketing Award 2017
Congress Hall, First Floor
09:00 - 18:00Braindates
North Hall, Second Floor
10:15 - 10:45Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
CONNECT: mind | body, Healthy Refreshments; Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
Terrace II, Second Floor
10:30 - 16:00Tech Bar: Headshot Lounge
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:45 - 11:30CONNECT: mind | body, Chair Yoga | Mindful Movement: Workshop & Campfire Talk
Terrace II, Second Floor
10:45 - 12:15Employee attraction, engagement and retention - Your most powerful competitive edge
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
How to use games and play to increase learning, co-creation and networking
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
Strange Things - How the Association space is re-inventing itself
South Hall 1, First Floor
10:45 - 12:15Kick Start Your Whole Brain Potential: Guinness Record Secrets that create new memory pathways to outstanding data retention & maximized productivity
Forum Hall, Second Floor
How to hack a homogenous culture and boost your business
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Good-bye traditional destination marketing – hello genuine economic engagement
Panorama Hall, First Floor
10:45 - 12:15Event and Data Security - can you provide protection?
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
Conversations in the Casemates (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
ICCA Association Database training
Club B, First Floor
11:00 - 11:25Tech Bar: Digitization in Event Analytics
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
11:45-12:15Backstage tour (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
12:15 - 13:45Lunch
Congress Hall Foyer 2A, 2B, 2C (Second Floor) Congress Hall Foyer 3A, 3B (Third Floor)
13:45 - 14:30CONNECT: mind | body, Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate yoga, mindfulness and meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
Terrace II, Second Floor
13:45 - 15:00CEO Deep Dive - Part 1 (pre-registration required)
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Destination security and risk strategies - Communicating to influence in turbulent times - Part 1
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Bridging the Culture Gap: insights and tools on how to communicate effectively across cultures
Forum Hall, Second Floor
A celebration of the "beyond tourism impact" of international association meetings Organized in association with BestCities Global Alliance
South Hall 1, First Floor
13:45 - 15:00Future proof your event: How to innovate beyond 2017? (Part 1)
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
Play the Meeting Design Game
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
The four pillars of a global tribe
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
13:45 - 18:00 Research one-on-one appointments (please book your personal appointment through the ICCA Meetings App or onsite)
Club B, First Floor
14:00 - 14:25Tech Bar: Simpleview Session
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
15:00 - 15:25Tech Bar: Using a Private Social Media Platform to Engage Attendees
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
15:00 - 15:30Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
Backstage tour (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
CONNECT: mind | body, Healthy Refreshments: Individual Wellness, Mindfulness Leadership & Yoga
Terrace II, Second Floor
15:30 - 16:20CONNECT: mind | body, Guided Meditation
Terrace II, Second Floor
15:30 - 16:45CEO Deep Dive - Part 2 (pre-registration required)
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Destination security and risk strategies - Communicating to influence in turbulent times - Part 2
South Hall 3, Third Floor
Shared Cities: Creative Momentum – how to re-imagine cities using a true sharing economy philosophy
Forum Hall, Second Floor
Associations' role in the "new education paradigm" - Challenges, opportunities, ideas
South Hall 1, First Floor
15:30 - 16:45Future proof your event: Practical work(shop) - Part2
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
Glocalities - why and how market research is going through revolutionary changes
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
Digital or die. And **** is digital ?
South Hall 2A, Second Floor
15:45 - 16:10Tech Bar: Your Visual Marketing Toolkit
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
17:00 - 18:00Ungerboeck (closed meeting)
Club H, First Floor
Best Cities (closed meeting)
Club D, First Floor
19:00Transfers from the official and recommended hotels to Farewell Dinner (click for details)
19:15 - 02:0019:15 - 02:00 Farewell Dinner
Industrial Palace
22:30 - 02:0022:30 - 02:00 Transfers from Farewell Dinner to official and recommended hotels (click for details)

Wednesday, 15/11/2017
00:00 - 23:55Transfers from the official/recommended hotels to the airport (click for details)
08:30 - 14:30Registration
Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel A, Ground Floor
09:00 - 10:00The Copenhagen Denmark Lecture
Congress Hall, First Floor
09:00 - 14:30Braindates
North Hall, Second Floor
09:00 - 16:00Transfers from the Prague Congress Centre to the airport (click for details)
10:00 - 10:25Tech Bar: The Email Marketing Handbook
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:00 - 10:30Networking Break
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor & Forum Hall Foyer 1, First Floor
CONNECT: mind | body; Guided Meditation in Public - Dare To Explore
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
10:00 - 11:30Tech Bar: Headshot Lounge
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:30 - 10:55Tech Bar: Deep Dive into Event Technology
Forum Hall Foyer 2, Second Floor
10:30 - 11:15CONNECT: mind | body, Talk: Meeting Trends 2017; How to integrate yoga, mindfulness and meditation into your tradeshow and meeting agendas, floor plans and sponsorship opportunities
Terrace II, Second Floor
10:30 - 11:45One bid, every Perspective
South Hall 3, Third Floor
"The future belongs to us!" - Millennials set the ICCA Congress agenda
South Hall 1, First Floor
EXPO 2020 - Planning for a legacy
Chamber Hall, Third Floor
7x7 Great Ideas - curated business inspiration from around the ICCA community
South Hall 2B, Second Floor
10:30 - 11:45How can international association meetings become more innovative?
Panorama Hall, First Floor
Conversations in the Casemates (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
ICCA Association Database training
Club B, First Floor
The Disruptive Art Of Leadership
Forum Hall, Second Floor
11:15 - 11:45Backstage tour (pre-registration required)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
12:00 - 13:00Closing Session
Congress Hall, First Floor
13:00 - 14:30Next Destination Lunch
Congress Hall Foyer 2A, 2B, 2C (Second Floor) Congress Hall Foyer 3A, 3B (Third Floor)
14:00 - 18:00Prague Castle and its surroundings (guided tour)
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
DIY Tour in Prague
Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Shopping Tour
Prague Congress Centre, Entrance 10
14:00 - 19:00Pilsner Urquell – Meet the legend city tour
Meeting point: Congress Hall Foyer 0A/Rondel B, Ground Floor
15:00 - 19:00Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Shopping Tour
Prague Congress Centre, Entrance 10

Thursday, 16/11/2017
00:00 - 23:55Transfers from the official/recommended hotels to the airport (click for details)