Onyx CenterSource's 2017 Customer Conference - 'FutureSource'
Note: This agenda is subject to change. 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pmArrivals & Registration
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmOpening Session: Setting the Stage [More Info]
John Melchior, VP, Agency Services, Onyx CenterSource
1:15 pm - 1:45 pmCEO Keynote [More Info]
Mr. Mark Dubrow, Chief Executive Officer, Onyx CenterSource
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmPanel - Mixmasters: hotel distribution policies [More Info]
Kevin Furlong, Director of Global Distribution and Content Management, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Oral Muir, VP, Global Distribution & Cross-Channel Strategy, Marriott International
Sandy Taylor, Director, Worldwide Sales, Best Western
Dan Yacker, Vice President Strategic Alliances, Duetto
2:30 pm - 3:45 pmLet's Connect - The FutureSource2017 networking clinic selection [More Info]
3:45 pm - 4:30 pmPanel - You've got a friend: TMCs [More Info]
Wes Bergstrom, Vice President, Hotel Value & Revenue Management, American Express Global Business Travel
Matt Brennan, Vice President, Hotel Operations, Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Donna Brokowski, GM, Value Solutions, Travel and Transport
Christopher J. Dane, President, Hickory Global Partners, LLC / Unlimited Travel Solutions, Inc.
John Morhous, Chief Strategy Officer, FC Americas Corporate Brands, FCM Travel Solutions
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmSpeaker: Some like it Bot! - Where travel technology is heading next [More Info]
Johnny Thorsen, Senior Director, Value Solutions, SAP Mobile Services
5:15 pm - 7:00 pmLeisure Time
7:00 pm - 10:00 pmWelcome Reception & Dinner at Hotel
Thursday, May 4, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 amKeynote Address: "Re-start me up - how to keep innovating in hospitality and travel" [More Info]
Terry Jones, Co-Founder & Chairman , Wayblazer
10:00 am - 10:45 amPanel - Distribution Derby: indirect channels [More Info]
Ross Vinograd, Global Head of Hotel Product, Travelport
Eric Kraft, Director of Innovation in Partner (B2B) Payments, Expedia
Toni Portmann, CEO, DHISCO
Bruce Rosenberg, Chief Operating Officer, HotelPlanner.com
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPanel - The voice of your customer: what corporate travel managers want from hotels and intermediaries [More Info]
Kevin Maguire, Regional Vice President for Latin America Operations, Global Business Travel Association
Kevin Iwamoto, Senior Consultant, Goldspring Consulting, LLC
Jennifer Steinke, Manager, Corporate Travel, Dycom Industries, Inc.
12:00 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmSpeaker: Beauty & the East - The key to success in China, the world's largest travel market [More Info]
Maggie Rauch, Sr. Research Analyst, Phocuswright
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmSpeaker: Entering the dragon - A China hotel distribution case-study [More Info]
Keith Cotton, SVP, Global Business, DerbySoft
2:30 pm - 3:45 pmLet's Connect - The FutureSource2017 networking clinics [More Info]
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmPanel - Let's work together: improve commission model [More Info]
David Cabreza, Director International Distribution, Hilton
Jacqui Cahill, Senior Manager Global Hotel Commissions, Carlson Wagonlit
Becky J. Damask, Manager, Hotel Accounting Revenue Capture, American Express Global Business Travel
John Walker, Product Manager, Hospitality Travel Product Solutions , Sabre Travel Network
4:45 pm - 6:45 pmLeisure Time
6:45 pm - 7:00 pmTransportation to Off Site Dinner
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmCelebrating Partners in Progress Dinner at REATA Restaurant [More Info]
9:00 pm - 11:00 pmContinuing the Celebration at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar [More Info]
Friday, May 5, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 amWorkshop: Transformers! Learning to manage change successfully [More Info]
Evelyne Oreskovich, President & CEO, Hospitality eResources
Lisa James, Vice President, Organizational Development, Hospitality eResources
10:00 am - 11:00 amPanel - Group Think: improve your M&E business [More Info]
Sam Fahmy, GM & SVP Product Strategy, Lanyon (now part of Cvent), CVENT
Kaaren Hamilton, VP Global Group Sales, Carlson Rezidor
Michael Knight, Senior Manager, Group Air North America , American Express Meetings & Events
11:00 am - 11:30 amClosing Remarks [More Info]
Mr. Mark Dubrow, Chief Executive Officer, Onyx CenterSource
11:30 am - 12:30 pmGrab & Go Lunch