AN INNOVATION FESTIVAL BY WORLD TOURISM FORUM LUCERNE

15 – 16 Nov 2021 | Andermatt, Switzerland

On-site Programme

Opening session
Monday, 15 November 2021, 16.00 – 19.50

16.00 – 16.20
Welcome

Welcome to Andermatt

16.20 – 16.50
Presentation

The World of tomorrow

David Bosshart, Futurist, Chairman Adele & Gottlieb Duttweiler Foundation

16.50 – 17.20
Keynote

Great disasters of the past and some lessons for the future

Niall Ferguson, British historian and bestselling author

17.20 – 17.30
Culture

Cultural Innovation

Fränggi and Maria Gehrig

17.30 – 17.40
Integration
What is your view about the future?
17.40 – 18.00
Insight

The Story of Andermatt: from a military army place to a world-renowned destination

18:00 – 18.30
Networking break
18.30 –
18.50
Keynote

Europe with an inferiority complex?

Andreas Goeldi, Partner at btov Partners

18.50 – 19.00
Interview

The Next Generation at World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Martin Barth, President & CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne

19.00 – 19.35
Panel

The Big Picture

19.35 – 19.45
Welcome

Small but innovative!

Urban Camenzind, Cantonal Councillor, Head of the Economic Department of Canton Uri

19.45 – 19.50
Wrap-Up and Outlook
Urs Gredig, Talk Show Host, Swiss television
20.00 – 22.30
Innovation Dinner, hosted by Hospitality Management School Lucerne/Night Cap

Conference
Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 08.30 – 16.45

08.30 – 08.40
Welcome back
Hannah Wise and Urs Gredig, Moderators
08.40 – 08.55
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Living
08.55 – 09.25
Best Practise Panel

Best industry innovation practises from around the world

09.25 – 09.40
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Exploring
09.40 – 10.00
Insight

Failure – get up and move forward again

Peter Fankhauser, Director PETRAF, former CEO of Thomas Cook

10.00 – 10.45
Networking break
10.50 – 11.25
Keynote/Interview

The secret of learning from other industries

  • Koen Deryckere, Lead – Industry Network and Programs, Accenture
  • Emily K. Weiss, Global Travel and Hospitality Leader, Accenture
11.25 – 11.40
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Savoring
11.40 – 12.05
Panel

We made it!

12.05 – 12.20
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Impacting
12.20 – 13.35
Lunch
13.35 – 13.55
Inspiration

Disruption in economy – opportunities for our planet

Reto Ringger, Founder & CEO of Globalance Bank

13.55 – 14.05
Presentation

How innovative are you and your company?

14.05 – 14.30
Panel

Biodiversity: the topic of tomorrow

  • Josef Settele, Co-Chair Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Platform of Biodiversity and Ecosystem IPBES
  • Shannon Guihan, Chief TreadRight & Sustainability Officer of The Travel Corporation
  • John Scanlon, Chair Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime
14.30 – 14.45
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Recovering
14.45 – 15.05
Presentation

The Next Generation’s view on climate change

15.05 – 15.30
Networking Break
15.30 – 16:00
Panel

Tourism Executive Roundtable

16:00 – 16.10
Integration
Your view on innovation
16.10 – 16.25
Interview

Diversity/Inclusion: walk the talk

  • Aradhana Khowala, CEO & Founder of Aptamind Partners
  • Gudrun Sander, University of St Gallen
  • Ulrich Bensel, Chief Human Resources Officer Deutsche Hospitality
  • Louis Amport, Expert in restricted mobility, inclusivevents
16.25 – 16.35
Insight

Take home message

Martin Barth, President & CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne

16.35 – 16.45
Farewell and Outlook

Let’s move forward