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Thursday - 16th May 2019
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Ballroom Foyer
11:45 - 12:30
11:45 - 12:30
Ballroom
Moderator:

Benjamin Hirasawa, Head of Hospitality and Leisure, Asia Pacific, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore

Speakers:

Andrew Langdon, SVP Development Asia, Accor Hotels

Stephan Vanden Auweele, Chief Hospitality Group Officer, Asset World Corporation

Bobby Hiranandani, Co-Chairman, Royal Group of Companies

Ranjit Batra, President - Hospitality Management, Panchshil Realty

12:30 - 13:45
12:30 - 13:45
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13:45 - 14:00
13:45 - 14:00
Ballroom
Speakers:

Simon Allison, Chairman & CEO , HOFTEL

14:00 - 14:30
14:00 - 14:30
Ballroom
Speakers:

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director Asia Pacific, STR

14:30 - 14:50
14:30 - 14:50
Ballroom
Speakers:

Nihat Ercan, Managing Director, Head of Investment Sales Asia, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

14:50 - 15:30
14:50 - 15:30
Ballroom
Moderator:

Benjamin Hirasawa, Head of Hospitality and Leisure, Asia Pacific, Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore

Speakers:

Gordon Drake, Chief Financial Officer , Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Dillip Rajakarier, CEO, Minor Hotels

Norbert Vas, VP Business Development, Archipelago International

Thomas Willms, CEO, Steigenberger Hotels AG

Piyaporn Ann Phanachet, CEO, U City PLC

15:30 - 16:00
15:30 - 16:00
Ballroom
Moderator:

Andrew Sangster, Editor and Owner, Hotel Analyst

Speakers:

Mike Orgill, General Manager, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Airbnb

Tim Alpe, Chief Operating Officer, Hong Kong , Ovolo Group

Marc Hediger, Senior Vice President – Development, Dusit International

16:00 - 16:35
16:00 - 16:35
Ballroom
Moderator:

Dao Nguyen, Managing Partner, DN Legal

Speakers:

Nhan Vo, CEO, Empire City

Peter Meyer, CEO, Lodgis Hospitality Holdings

Michael Piro, Chief Operating Officer, Indochina Capital Corporation (ICC)

16:35 - 17:05
16:35 - 17:05
Ballroom Foyer
17:05 - 17:35
17:05 - 17:35
Ballroom
Moderator:

Vorada Thangsurbkul, Experienced Banker, Real Estate and Hotels

Speakers:

Christophe Forsinetti, Executive Director, Strategic Property Investors

Ian Lien, Managing Director, SC Capital Partners Group

Kanokvalee Viriyaprapaikit, Managing Director, LH Mall & Hotel Co., Ltd.

David Ling, Head Strategic Development, CDL Hospitality Trusts

17:35 - 18:10
17:35 - 18:10
Ballroom
Moderator:

Andrew Sangster, Editor and Owner, Hotel Analyst

Speakers:

James Koh, Regional VP, Hotel Development Asia Pacific, World Hotels AG 

Paul Gorman, Senior Manager - Owner Engagement, Luxury Escapes Pty Ltd

Jake Stein, Senior Director, Owner Relations, Expedia

18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
Altitude
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Friday - 17th May 2019
08:15 - 09:00
08:15 - 09:00
Ballroom Foyer
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09:00 - 09:10
09:00 - 09:10
Ballroom
Speakers:

Simon Allison, Chairman & CEO , HOFTEL

09:10 - 09:40
09:10 - 09:40
Ballroom
Moderator:

Chris Fjelddahl, Founder & Partner, Eight Partnership

Speakers:

Brad Kirk, COO, Harilela Hotels Group (HHL)

Prab Thakral, President & Group CEO, Boutique Group

Brian Williams, Deputy Chairman, Swire Hotels

09:40 - 10.35
09:40 - 10.35
Ballroom
Moderator:

Simon Allison, Chairman & CEO , HOFTEL

Speakers:

Mendes Cavin, Chairman & President, C&C Investment Syndicate

Bryan Stewart, Co-founder, Outpost

Gordon Oldham, Founder, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts

Ueli Wick, Head of Business Development, Escape Nomade

10:35 - 11:10
10:35 - 11:10
Ballroom
Moderator:

Bill Barnett, Founder & Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

Speakers:

Jason Friedman, Managing Director, J.M.Friedman&Co.

Anchalika Kijkanakorn, Managing Director & Founder, Akaryn Hotel Group

Tommy Lai, CEO, GHM - General Hotel Management Ltd

11:10 - 11:40
11:10 - 11:40
Ballroom Foyer
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11:40 - 12:25
11:40 - 12:25
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director Asia Pacific, STR

Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director, Horwath HTL

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Paola Orneli Bock, Vice President, HVS

Norbert Vas, VP Business Development, Archipelago International

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Rohit Sachdev, Managing Director, Soho Hospitality

Trevor MacKenzie, Managing Partner, COCA & Mango Tree Restaurants Worldwide 

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Vongbhum Vanasin, Chairman, Pinnacle Hotels and Resorts

Samuel Lim, Vice President, Hotel Development, Asia Pacific, Caesars Entertainment

Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners Limited

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Tien Gui Koh, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP)

Claas Elze, Managing Director, Apara Hotel Advisers

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Ekanut Ungphakorn, Chief Operating Officer, Boutique Corporation Public Company Limited

Brian Tan, Country General Manager, Thailand & Laos, Ascott International Management (Thailand) Limited

12:25 - 13:10
12:25 - 13:10
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Ben Charlton, Owner Relations Director, Expedia Group

Kristian Valk, Founder & CEO, Hotelchamp

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Rich Millar, VP of Business Development APAC, Yoo Worldwide

Daniel Collins, VP Development, Anantara Vacation Club

Bill Barnett, Founder & Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Malcolm Kerr, Director, KerrWood Limited (Hotel Asset Strategies)

Christophe Glass, Director and Co-Founder, TAUZIA Hotels

Gert Noordzy, Managing Director, Northside Consulting Company Limited

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Chris Chung, Managing Director, Asia, Lewis Trust Group

Lada Shelkovnikova, Partner, Hotels and Hospitality, Withers KhattarWong

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Vikash Sood, CFO, Fico Group

Kashyap Vora, VP Corporate Finance, Investments and Development, ONYX Hospitality Group

Ratwadee (Pum) Termsuknirundorn, First VP, Investment Banking Group, CIMB Thai Bank PLC

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Dulaphan Amatyakul, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer- ASIA, Valor Hospitality

David Wray, Senior VP Acquisition, Procurement, Development & Technical Services, Wyndham Destinations

13:10 - 14:15
13:10 - 14:15
Ballroom Foyer
14:15 - 14:55
14:15 - 14:55
Ballroom
Moderator:

Simon Allison, Chairman & CEO , HOFTEL

Speakers:

Faez Jumabhoy, Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Finance, CIMB Investment Bank Berhad

Tina Yu, Senior Vice President, KSL Capital Partners

Daniel Voellm, Managing Partner, HVS Asia Pacific

Suchad Chiaranussati, Founder & CEO, SC Capital Partners Group

14:55 - 15:40
14:55 - 15:40
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Peter Crowhurst, CEO, British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Pichanun Boonpromgul, AVP Business Development, The Erawan

Joe Soberano, Chairman, President and CEO, Cebu Landmasters

Cyndy Tan Jarabata, President, Tajara Leisure and Hospitality Group

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Mohd Rafin Kadim, Chief Corporate Officer, Park Hotel Group

Ryan Chen, VP Business Development , Far East Hospitality Management

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Markus Aklin, Vice President Development, ONYX Hospitality Group

Timmy Ho, Head of Corporate Affairs, Cornerstone Partners Group

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Vincent Kerk, President and Group CEO, D Varee Hotels and Resorts

Alexandre Bystrzejewski, Managing Director, Nova Asset Management

Paisit Kaenchan, Founder and Principal, Hospitality Advisory Services (H.A.S)

 
Breakout rooms
Speakers:

Sokoun Chanpreda, Managing Director, HMD Asia

Rory Hunter, CEO and Co-Founder, Song Saa Collective

15:40 - 16:15
15:40 - 16:15
Ballroom
Speakers:

Robert Williams, Partner, Head of Hotels & Hospitality Asia Pacific, Withersworldwide

Feisal Jaffer, SVP Business Development, Capella Hotel Group

Kevin Colket, Founder & CEO, Global Hospitality Investment Group (GHIG)

Tan Juay Hiang, CEO, Ascendas Hospitality Fund Management

16:15 - 16:50
16:15 - 16:50
Ballroom
Moderator:

Isabelle Miaja, Founder & Managing Director, Miaja Design Group

Speakers:

Jalil Mekouar, CEO & Board Directror, Delos

Rohit Sachdev, Managing Director, Soho Hospitality

Ante Baric, Head of Development, Asia Pacific, Dusit Hotels & Resorts

Nick Turner, Principal, Laura Ashley Hotels, Resorts & Tearooms

16:50 - 17:15
16:50 - 17:15
Ballroom
Speakers:

Simon Allison, Chairman & CEO , HOFTEL

17:15 - 17:30
17:15 - 17:30
Ballroom
Speakers:

Wimintra Raj, Founder & Editor in Chief, Hotelintel.co

17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
Hyatt Regency Sukhumvit
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