PATA Annual Summit (2013 PAS)

April 25 - 28, 2013

Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld

Bangkok, Thailand

Program Schedule

Saturday 13, April 2013
as of April 13

Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy

"Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy" is the theme of 2013 PATA Annual Summit, which will be held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World.  The Following programme is accurate as of April 13, 2013 and subject to change.  Please click for PDF programme

Tuesday 23, April 2013
23-25 April

DIGITAL INNOVATION ASIA

Press Release
Programme PDF
Website
Contact

April 23: China Boot Camp - Hotel G
April 23: DIA Pop-Up Party - Hotel G
April 24: Digital Aid Asia
                 DIA Awards - Bed Supperclub

Thursday 25, April 2013
1000-1500

PATA Youth Forum

Search, Connect, Experience – the Future of Tourism

hosted by the College of Innovation at Thammasat University at Sri Burapa Auditorium, Thammasat University - Tha Pra Chan Campus.  The PATA Youth Forum targets 300 students and professionals, followed by an evening reception in Siam Center Plaza hosted by Siam Center

 

0900-1500:    Registration & Information

1000-1005:     Welcome Statement
                          Prof Dr. Somkit Lertpaithoon, Rector
                          Thammasat University

1005-1015:      Welcome Statement
                          Prof Dr. Walter Jamieson
                          Programme Director, College of Innovation,
                          Thammasat University   

1015-1025:      PATA NextGen ...... Walking the Talk
                          Mr. Martin J Craigs, CEO, PATA 

1025-1100:      Experience – Making Events Happen
                          Dr. Glenn McCartney
                          Hospitality & Gaming Management,
                          University of Macau and
                          Author: Event Management: An Asian Perspective
                          (McGraw-Hill)

1100-1200:     Search and Connect (Interactive Session)
                          Great insights and forecasts by speakers
                         from globally recognised digital,
                         social media and search brands that are
                         transforming the online travel space
 

                          Moderator:
                          Mr. Imtiaz Muqbil, Executive Director
                          Travel Impact Newswire 

                          Panelists:
                          Mr. Ariya Banomyong
                          Country Manager, Google Thailand

                          Ms. Denise Peng
                          Executive Vice President,Beijing Qunar Software
                          Technology Company Limited, China

                          Mr. James Mabey, PATA Face of the Future
                          Senior Director of Development
                          Marco Polo Hotels

                          Mr. Mike Kingpayom
                          Bangkok Marriott Bangkok Sukhumvit

1200-1230:     “Experience: Same, Same - But Different”
                         -- Developing Innovative Experience
s
                          Prof. Dr. Perry Hobson, Pro Vice-Chancellor
                          for Global Engagement
                          Taylor's University, Malaysia

1230-1330:      Lunch time discussion: new ideas
                           and the future of tourism.

1330-1430:     The Future of Tourism: Industry
                         Perspectives from Thailand –
                         Interactive Q&A Next Generation
                         Speakers from acclaimed private
                         sector hospitality companies in
                         Thailand share their take on modern

                          Moderator:
                          Mr. Dale Lawrence  
   
                          Panelists:
                          Mr. Siridej Donavanik
                          Manager-Operations & Profit Improvement
                          Dusit International, Thailand

                          Mr. Arrut Navaraj
                          Managing Director
                          Sampran Riverside, Thailand

                          Ms Chittimas Ketvoravit, Managing Director
                          Universal Hospitality, Thailand

1430-1500:     Looking Ahead: The Big Picture
                          Mr. Peter Jordan, International Relations Officer
                          WYSE Travel Confederation, The Netherlands

1800-1930:     Cocktail Party - PATA AND THE SIAM CENTER:
                          NEXT GENERATION SYNERGY FOR
                          PATA’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY IN BANGKOK

                          Hosted by Siam Center      Supported by ThaiBev

                                                                
 

*2013 PATA Face of the Future Award Presentation
                           Venue: Discovery Plaza

The PATA Youth Forum is hosted by the College of Innovation at Thammasat University

Registration for PATA Youth Forum is separated. Please email angkana@PATA.org for more information and registration.

0830-1700

AT CENTARA GRAND & BANGKOK CONVENTION CENTRE AT CENTRALWORLD

Delegate Arrival, Registration and Hospitality Desks for 2013 PATA Annual Summit, PATA Chapter Colloquium, PATA Executive Board and PATA Board meeting
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor


*Notes:   Arrival and departure transfers will be on own arrangement for all summit delegates, PATA board and committee members.  Complimentary transfers will only be provided to/from official social functions.

0830-1700

PATA Foundation Silent Auction
Venue: Lotus Suite 15, 23rd floor

1630-1745

PATA Media Briefing
Venue: PATA Engagement Hub, PATA Office on 28th Floor of Siam Tower

1800-1930

Cocktail Party - PATA AND THE SIAM CENTER: NEXT GENERATION SYNERGY FOR PATA’S 15TH ANNIVERSARY IN BANGKOK

Hosted By Siam Center              Supported by ThaiBev

                                    

*2013 PATA Face of the Future Award Presentation
Venue: Discovery Plaza

Friday 26, April 2013
see programme

2013 PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT

 

"Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy"

                             

            Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre
                                         at CentralWorld

0730-1700

Delegate Registration and Hospitality Desks
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

0730-1600

PATA Foundation Silent Auction
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

0900-1000

2013 PATA Annual Summit Opening Session
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

Master of Ceremonies
Mr. Ken Scott, Managing Director
ScottAsia Communications

PATA Introduction
Mr. Martin Craigs
CEO, PATA

PATA Welcome
Mr. Joao Manuel Costa Antunes
Chairman, PATA

Keynote Speakers
"Visitor Economy is key for jobs and societal development"

Ms. Gloria Guevara
Former Secretary of Tourism, Mexico,
G20 Pioneer

Mr. Ralph "Skip" Boyce
President, Boeing Sountheast Asia
Former US Ambassador to Thailand

1000-1110

Plenary Session 1: PUBLIC SECTOR CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES INHERENT IN ADVANCING THE COMPLETE VISITOR ECONOMY
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

Moderated by Ms Monita Rajpal, CNN Talent

Speakers
Daw Kyi Kyi Aye, National Consultant and
Senior Advisor to Myanmar Tourism Board, Myanmar

Mr. Sorajak Kasemsuvarn, President
Thai Airways International Plc., Thailand

Panelists
Ms. Gloria Guevara
Mr. Ralph "Skip" Boyce
Daw Kyi Kyi Aye
Mr. Sorajak Kasemsuvarn

1100-1130

Networking (Coffee) Break
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

1130-1245

Plenary Session 2: PRIVATE SECTOR CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES INHERENT IN ADVANCING THE COMPLETE VISITOR ECONOMY
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

Moderated by Ms Monita Rajpal, CNN Talent

Speakers
Mr. Abid Butt, CEO
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Singapore

Ms. Pansy Ho, Managing Director
Shun Tak Holdings, Hong Kong SAR

Mr. Lothar R. Pehl, SVP Operations and Global Initiatives
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Asia Pacific, Thailand

Mr. Martin Verdon Roe, Global VP, Display Sales
TripAdvisor, UK

1245-1400

Delegate Lunch
Venue: The World + Ginner, 24th floor

1400-1530

FOUR CONCURRENT INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Venue: M2, 23rd floor
 

MODERATOR:
Mr. Andrew Jones, Guardian, Sanctuary Resorts,
Hong Kong SAR

SPEAKERS:
Mr. Paul Stevens, Director of Operations, Accor, Thailand

Mr. Guy Chester, Global Sustainable Tourism Council,
Australia

Mr. Arrut Navaraj, Managing Director,
Sampran Riverside, Thailand

*2012 China Responsibel Tourism Award Presentation
by Ms. Kate Chang, PATA Regional Director-Greater China

 

2) FACILITATING AND BALANCING SAFETY & SECURITY
Venue: M4, 23rd floor

MODERATOR:
Mr. Bert van Walbeek, Managing Director,
The Winning Edge, Thailand

SPEAKERS:
Mr. Danny Chan, Area Director, Global Safety & Security,
Marriott International Inc., Singapore

Mr. Alexander Kesper, Senior Advisor to the Ministry of
Tourism and the Creative Economy of the Republic of
Indonesia and Security & Safety Executive of
Bali Hotels Association [BHA]

Mr. Amar Rijhwani, Regional Manager – Business
Development (South East Asia & Pacific),  
VFS Global, Thailand


3) HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
Venue: M3, 23rd floor

MODERATOR:
Mr. Peter Semone, Chief Technical Advisor, Lao National
Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (LANITH), Lao PDR

SPEAKER:
Mrs. Ben Montgomery, Director of Business Relations
Management, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand

Dr. Edward Dramberger, Principal,
Destination Dr., New York, USA

Dr. Kaye Chon, Dean abd Chair Professor,
Hong Kong Polytechnique University, Hong Kong SAR


4) MEDICAL TOURISM INTEGRATION TO THE
COMPLETE VISITOR ECONOMY

Venue: M1, 23rd floor

MODERATOR:
Prof. Zadok S.Lempert, Chief Executive, Panorama-
Medica Group Co., Ltd., Thailand

SPEAKERS:
Mr. Ralf Krewer, International Marketing Director,
Bangkok Hospital, Thailand

Mr. Kenneth Mays, Director of Marketing
Bumrungrad Hospital, Thailand

Mr. Olivier Jager, Co-Founder & CEO,
Forwardkeys, Traveller Data Intelligence, France

Ms. Julie W. Munro, President and Founder,
Medical Travel Quality Alliance MTQA,
CEO of Axcess Health, USA

1530-1600

Networking (Coffee) Break
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

1600-1700

CLOSING SESSION: STRENGTHENING WEAK LINKS IN THE VISITOR ECONOMY
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

MODERATOR:
Ms. Anita Mendiratta,
Managing Director - CACHET Consulting,
Lead consultant of the CNN T.A.S.K.  

SPEAKERS:
Ms. Sonal  Patel, Industry Head of New Media Solutions
Google Singapore

Mr. Ian Aitken, Director, Enterprise and Small Medium Business,
Southeast Asia, Oceania & Taiwan,
Samsung Electronics, Sinagpore

Mr. Ross Jackson, Head of Cross-Border Business APCEMEA,
Visa Inc., Singapore

Ms. Aliana Ho, Vice President,
Asia Pacific Regional Sales and Travel Operations,
The Walt Disney Company (Asia Pacific) Limited

1700-1720

Closing Address by H.E. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, UMWTO
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1720-1725

Vote of Thanks
H.E. Mr. Somsak Pureesrisak
Minister of Tourism and Sport, Thailand
(Appointed on 2nd April.  PATA invitation sent on 5th April)

1725-1730

UNWTO / PATA Signing Creremony

1730-1735

2014 PATA Annual Summit Invitation

1735-1745

Conference Summary and Looking Ahead 2014 and Beyond
Mr. Martin Craigs, CEO, PATA
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1800-2000

Delegate Dinner Reception hosted by TCEB - Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau

Venue: Fifty Five and Red Sky on the 55th floor of Centara Grand - Panoramic views of Bangkok skyline with great hospitality and unique engagement opportunities.

2013 PATA Honours and Awards
* Award of Merits

Saturday 27, April 2013
Whole day

-Departures and Optional Tours

0800-1700

Registration and Hospitality Desks continue for PATA Board & Committee Meetings
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

PATA Foundation Silent Auction
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

0800-0930

Audit & Finance Committee Meeting
Venue: Lotus Suite 15, 23rd floor
(Refreshments served in room)

0800-0930

Education & Training Committee Meeting
Venue: World Ballroom C, 23rd floor
(Refreshments served in room)

0930-1230

PATA Chapter Colloquium (PDF Programme)
Venue: World Ballroom B, 23rd floor

1000-1400

2013-2014 Executive Board Meeting
Venue: Boardroom, 23rd floor

1230-1400

PATA CEO Lunch and Dialoque (by invitation only)
Venue: VIP Room, 23rd Floor

1230-1400

PATA Chapter Lunch
Venue: World Ballroom A, 23rd floor

1400-1700

Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
Venue: Lotus Suite 14, 23rd floor

1400-1700

Sustainability and Social Responsibility Committee Meeting
Venue: World Ballroom C, 23rd floor

1530-1545

Networking (coffee) Break

1930-2200

River Cruise Dinner hosted by
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

“Amazing Thailand always Amazes You”


Enjoy a two-hour cruise with authentic Thai cuisine along the city's spectacular Chao Praya River on board the Royal Thai Navy vessel, Angsana frequent by His Majesty King Rama IX of Thailand on special celebratory occasions.  Delegates not staying at the Centara Grand are requested to board the boat at the Royal Navy Hall pier across the river from Grand Palace. Or you may join the group transfers leaving Centara Grand at 1730 hours.


* Chapter Awards Presentation during the River Cruise Dinner:
    Spirit of PATA and Award of Excellence

Sunday 28, April 2013
0800-1700

Registration and Hospitality Desks continue for PATA Board & Committee Meetings
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

PATA Foundation Silent Auction
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor
0800-1230:     Close of Bids
1230-1700:     Payment of Bids

0830-1030

Membership Category Meetings

- Government/Destination: Venue: Lotus Suite 14, 23rd floor
- Aviation: Venue: Lotus Suite 15, 23rd floor
- Industry Council: Venue: World Ballroom C, 23rd floor
- Hospitality: Venue: VIP Room, 23rd floor

1030-1100

Morning Coffee
Venue: Meeting room foyer

1100-1230

Honours Committee Meeting
Venue: Boardroom, 23rd floor

1100-1230

Supervisory Board-Finance Meeting
Venue: Meeting room to be advised

1100-1230

PATA Technology Innovation Council Meeting
Venue: Lotus Suite 14, 23rd floor

1230-1345

PATA Board Meeting Lunch
Venue: Delegate Bar, 22nd floor

1345-1600

PATA Board Meeting
*Afternoon Coffee included during course of meeting

Venue: World Ballroom A+B, 23rd floor

1600-1700

2013 PATA Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Venue: World Ballroom C, 23rd floor

Evening

Free at Leisure

Monday 29, April 2013
Whole day

- Departures

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