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  1. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    How AI and other extreme technology are disrupting the Events Industry Artificial Intelligence is the new doom scenario that will keep the population oppresses by the powerful. Artificial intelligence ...
  2. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    Global Managing Partner of IBM Social Consulting, Andrew Grill is an internationally renowned thought leader in the fields of digital eminence, social business and digital disruption and has spoken at ...
  3. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    How can associations blend into the digital world to communicate with their targeted audience. Learn why influencers play an important role in your up-to-date marketing strategy from a case study. Und ...
  4. London Room
    60 mins
    In this digital world, do physicians still place face-to-face meetings as an important channel for sourcing their continued professional education? This session will explore what meetings are, should ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Ever been to a conference where they ask if there are any audience questions and everyone goes quiet? Or worse, someone takes the mic and won't let go? Live polls and crowdsourced Q&A sessions have be ...
11:00
  1. Learning Carousel
    60 mins
    Visitors looking for a different way to quickly and effectively understand the latest technological trends in meetings and events need look no further than the Learning Carousel, Created and moderated ...
11:10
  1. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    Meeting planners are in the top five most stressful jobs globally - how can we ensure that we are creating an atmosphere of support, wellness and identifying the stress points
  2. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    Even if your speakers are not interested in getting help on their content and delivery, they need it – everyone does, including the best of the best. From sticking to the allotting time to delivering ...
  3. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Tea Colaianni, Chair of WiH2020 will share the findings of the review she conducted with PwC, Korn Ferry and Oxford Brookes on diversity across hospitality, travel and leisure. Tea will share the Dive ...
12:30
  1. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    For associations, the networking has become more important than the learning - the conference as a networking hub. Learning is still a key component but much of it has moved to online and on-demand. U ...
  2. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    How can you manage your supply chain? This session will explore ways in which you can effectively work with your suppliers to build better and more effective relationships
  3. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Terrorism in Europe is still, sadly, an issue that cannot be overlooked. How can we look at preventative measures or worse deal with a terrorist incident from an events industry prospective? Steve Gas ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Lots of things can go wrong when you implement new technology in events, however the rewards can be significant. We'll share and discuss examples of success and failure with event innovations. And the ...
  2. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Wondering how to build the perfect programme for your conference? Learn how to create the most streamlined abstract management process from submission and evaluation to publishing and distribution. Re ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Event technology has spread to so many different aspects of the event planning process and the attendee experience. We are witnessing big shifts in the industry around several trends, the most importa ...
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  1. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    From the evolving economic climate to new technologies and generational shift, we live in an ever-changing world. We'll take a look how these changes are affecting incentive travel program development ...
  2. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Associations and the meetings industry. Buyers and suppliers. Clients and providers. Above all, partners. How can we work together for the benefit of both? The starting point of this session will be t ...
  3. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    In this engaging and interactive session you will explore the 5 secrets of successful meetings. These are based on the 5 secrets of accelerated learning and are very appropriate to making meetings mor ...
  4. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    2018 celebrates the Year of the Woman, and also marks an important step forward in discussions about equal pay. Join this session to hear from leaders in our industry on how we can increase the number ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    60 mins
    Visitors looking for a different way to quickly and effectively understand the latest technological trends in meetings and events need look no further than the Learning Carousel, Created and moderated ...
  2. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    The best events do more than meet the fundamental needs of the audience – they deliver on their WIIFM – What’s In It For Me? Attending an event is a significant investment of time for the participants ...
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  1. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    Digital meetings in Healthcare are all over the place. Some people call a webcast a digital meeting while others call it a boring time-fixed video. Digitalisation is hot, also in meetings, and rightfu ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Understand the importance of event insurance and good risk-management. Explore examples of the various types of cover and instances of real-life claims. 1. Understand the reasons for insuring your eve ...
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  1. London Room
    60 mins
    Sustainability within events is much talked about. Most of us these days have a personal interest in reducing the environmental impact of events. Although we increasingly view green issues as adding v ...
  2. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Events can be powerful engagement tools if they are designed to motivate, empower and elevate. Are your events influencing customers and how they engage with your brand? This session will explore case ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    In an industry that’s renowned for change, we discuss the current environment of Healthcare events and how we can stay one step ahead.
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    This is a fun, interactive session to explore how ‘to break the mould’ of boring presentations. To discuss ideas to improve & invigorate presentations so that the audience is involved and it leaves a ...
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  1. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    How well do you really know your event attendees? Why do they attend? What do they love and hate? Every event has a desired outcome, whether it is to motivate and inspire, increase sales, or educate o ...
  2. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Building a strategic marketing plan will ensure that any event will succeed. This session will look at different marketing angles to build the most effective plan. If you want to call it growth hackin ...
09:50
  1. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    So many trends, so little time! There is virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, robots, on-line, Multi-Hub meetings, technology for interaction, networking and learning, and a lot mor ...
  2. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    Keynote speaker Jez Rose has delivered techniques for changing behaviour in the workplace to some of the world’s largest brands, including Disney, Vodafone, Dell and Volkswagen. His energetic, humorou ...
  3. London Room
    60 mins
  4. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Shocklogic supported the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in creating the world's most innovative conference. ESOT attracted more than 5,000 attendees and over 2,000 abstract submissio ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    The world is changing to be more and more online. Meeting & event organizers have requested a long time a possibility to book offsite event spaces as easy as booking hotels. How does the expectations ...
11:00
  1. Learning Carousel
    60 mins
    Visitors looking for a different way to quickly and effectively understand the latest technological trends in meetings and events need look no further than the Learning Carousel, Created and moderated ...
11:10
  1. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Myth busting session on understanding GDPR! This will be an interactive session where attendees can share their experiences on how they have implimented this regulation and share their tips and tools ...
  2. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    On a table in front of the room lies a body, covered with a sheet: the meeting owner is available for a good analysis. What is in the mind of a meeting owner? Let’s look at the meeting owner on the la ...
  3. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    In this engaging and highly effective keynote, the songwriting process is used to demonstrate the qualities your people collectively need to innovate and succeed. Practical takeaways that can be immed ...
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  1. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    85 percent of event attendees see networking as one of the most important element of a meeting or event. Relationships are the foundation of future collaborations and they are created where people mee ...
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  1. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    There's never been a better time to be in the experience marketing business. An increasing amount of corporate marketing budget is moving to experiential work as marketers recognize the power of brand ...
  2. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    "Meeting Design" is structuring events to ensure that your attendees really achieve their objectives. Too many of our conferences, exhibitions and meetings fall short in helping attendees engage and i ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Wondering how to have your attendees regularly return to your events? Trying to build an audience from scratch? Bring along your questions and find out how to keep your audience engaged. Discover tips ...
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  1. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    With more people moving to flexible working patterns and the shift in working from home, how has this affected the way we conduct face to face meetings and how we communicate with each other.
  2. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    It is frustrating when you see colleagues getting all the career breaks; while you, working hard, with ambitions, feel stuck at a particular career level. Here's the truth: working hard and delivering ...
  3. Meetings Design Lab
    60 mins
    We've brought together some of the best #eventtech experts to give you their opinions and tips but, most of all, to answer all your burning questions relating to the wonderful world of technology. Wit ...
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  1. Learning Carousel
    60 mins
    Visitors looking for a different way to quickly and effectively understand the latest technological trends in meetings and events need look no further than the Learning Carousel, Created and moderated ...
15:10
  1. Pillar Hall
    60 mins
    Join Paul for an engaging hands on session that will give you insights on recent event industry trends which can either make or break the success of your future conferences. Learn how to stay one step ...
  2. Olympia Room
    60 mins
    Around the world, organisations are looking to increase the effectiveness and compliance of their meetings and events spend. Strategic Meetings Management (SMM) programs have been held up as the gold ...
  3. Learning Carousel
    20 mins
    Understanding the individual delegate’s wants and desires is paramount in delivering timely, relevant content. This session will look at how existing technology is evolving and explore the new technol ...