AN INNOVATION FESTIVAL BY WORLD TOURISM FORUM LUCERNE

15 – 16 Nov 2021 | Andermatt, Switzerland & Beni Mellal, Morocco

Programme

Opening session
Monday, 15 November 2021, 16.00 – 19.30

16.00 – 16.20
Welcome
16.20 – 16.50
The world of tomorrow
  • David Bosshart, Futurist, CEO of the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for consumption, economic and social studies
16.50 – 17.05
Keynote
  • Zurab Pololikaschwili, Secretary General of UNWTO (requested)
17.05 – 17.10
Involvement
  • What is your view on the future?
17.10 – 17.30
The Story of Andermatt
17.30 – 17.50
Innovation is the future
17.50 – 18.30
Networking break
18.20 – 19.00
The Big Picture
19.00 – 19.15
Morocco
  • Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy of Morocco
19.15 – 19.25
Welcome
  • Urban Camenzind, Cantonal Councillor, Head of the Economic Department of Canton Uri
19.25 – 19.30
Wrap-Up and Outlook
19.30 – 22.30
Innovation Dinner/Night Cap

Conference
Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 07.45 – 16.45

07.45 – 08.15
Insight
08.30 – 08.45
Welcome back
08.45 – 09.00
Pitch
  • Start-Up Winner Category Living
09.00 – 09.30
Best Practise Panel
09.30 – 09.45
Pitch
  • Start-Up Winner Category Exploring
09.45 – 10.10
Failure – get up and move forward again
10.15 – 10.55
Networking break
11.00 – 11.15
Pitch
  • Start-Up Winner Category Savoring
11.15 – 11.50
The secret of learning from other industries
Koen Deryckere, Lead – Industry Network and Programs, Accenture
11.50 – 12.05
Pitch
  • Start-Up Winner Category Recovering
12.05 – 12.30
We made it!
12.30 – 13.45
Lunch
13.45 – 14.00
Pitch
  • Start-Up Winner Category Impacting
14.00 – 14.20
Disruption in economy – opportunities for our planet
14.20 – 14.45
Panel
  • Josef Settele, Head of Conservation Biology
  • Shannon Guihan, Chief TreadRight & Sustainability Officer of The Travel Corporation
  • John Scanlon, CEO of the Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation
  • Moderated by: Shaun Vorster, Advisory Board Member of World Tourism Forum Lucerne
14.45 – 14.55
The Next Generations Leaders view about the future
14.55 – 15.20
Networking Break
15.20 – 15.50
Tourism Expert Roundtable
15.50 – 16.05
Involvement
  • What is your view on innovation?
16.05 – 16.20
Innovation Champion Switzerland
  • Guy Parmelin, Swiss Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research
16.20 – 16.30
Take home message
  • Surprise Guest
16.30 – 16.40
Farewell and Outlook
16.45 – 18.00
Farewell cocktails