AN INNOVATION FESTIVAL BY WORLD TOURISM FORUM LUCERNE

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

On-site Programme

Opening session
Monday, 15 November 2021, 16.00 – 19.40

16.00 – 16.20
Welcome
16.20 – 16.50
Presentation

The World of tomorrow

David Bosshart, Futurist, CEO of the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute for consumption, economic and social studies

16.50 – 17.20
Keynote

The great disasters of the past and some lessons for the future

Niall Ferguson, British historian and bestselling author

17.20 – 17.25
Showcasing
The Next Generation at World Tourism Forum Lucerne
17.25 – 17.35
Involvement
What is your view about the future?
17.35 – 17.55
Insight

The Story of Andermatt: from a military army place to a worldwide destination

Samih Sawiris, Chairman of Orascom Development Holding

17:55 – 18.30
Networking break
18.30 – 19.10
Panel

The Big Picture

19.00 – 19.25
Keynote

Morocco: top tourism investment destination in Africa

Nadia Fettah Alaoui, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy of Morocco

19.25 – 19.35
Welcome

Small but innovative!

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

19.35 – 19.40
Wrap-Up and Outlook
Urs Gredig, Talk Show Host, Swiss television
19.45 – 22.30
Innovation Dinner, hosted by Hospitality Management School Lucerne/Night Cap

Conference
Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 07.45 – 16.50

07.45 – 08.15
Insight
Bernhard Russi, Olympic and World Champion Ski Racer from Andermatt
08.30 – 08.40
Welcome back
Hannah Wise and Urs Gredig, Moderators
08.40 – 08.50
Presentation

How innovative are you and your company?

  • Stephanie Kaudela Baum (Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts)
  • Hassan Kadbi (CEO Hapimag)
08.50 – 09.05
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Living
09.05 – 09.35
Best Practise Panel

Best industry innovation practises from around the world

09.35 – 09.50
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Exploring
09.50 – 10.10
Insight

Failure – get up and move forward again

Peter Fankhauser, former CEO of Thomas Cook

10.15 – 10.55
Networking break
11.00 – 11.15
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Savoring
11.15 – 11.50
Keynote/Interview

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
Panel

We made it!

12.30 – 13.45
Lunch
13.45 – 14.00
Pitch
Start-Up Winner Category Impacting
14.00 – 14.20
Inspiration

Disruption in economy – opportunities for our planet

Reto Ringger, Founder & CEO of Globalance Bank

14.20 – 14.45
Panel

Biodiversity: the topic of tomorrow

  • 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 – 15.05
Presentation

The Next Generations Leaders view about the future

15.05 – 15.30
Networking Break
15.30 – 16:00

Tourism Expert Roundtable

16:00 – 16.15
Involvement
What is your view on innovation?
16.15 – 16.30
Interview

Diversity/Inclusion

16.30 – 16.40
Inspiration
Take home message
16.40 – 16.50
Farewell and Outlook
16.55 – 18.00
Farewell cocktails