TravelScrum Hackathon Opening Ceremony

Posted on 06/12/2020

The day that we were all waiting for is finally here!

Do join us for our Live Launch Ceremony happening today THUR 11JUN 14.00 - 16.15 UTC.

We will have industry experts joining us to share their insights with you. We have lined up a panel of speakers for the second half who will share their journey with the ongoing pandemic.

We will also be announcing about exciting goodies for all participants! So do tune in.


14.00 UTC - Welcome Words

By TravelScrum team: Florian Mesny, Gene Quinn, Saloni Bajaj

14.30 UTC - The state of Travel & Tourism: an Industry Overview

Hear perspectives on challenges the Tourism and Travel industry has been facing recently -from a unique angle: a public organisation. We will explore pre-pandemic dynamics, the impact of the current crisis on global and local economy and the opportunities post-pandemic - in the light of three areas we invite our hackers to explore during the ideation-hackathon: Hygiene & Health, Travel & Experiences, Sustainability & Relief.

Speaker: Olga Gomez Garcia, Operations Lead Specialist (Tourism) at Inter-American Development Bank

Moderator: Florian Mesny, Co-founder TravelScrum

15.15 UTC - BREAK

15.30 UTC - The state of Travel & Tourism: the view from the field

Let’s explore views from the field with our speakers who will share what actions they have undertaken in response to the current crisis and what their vision is in order to prepare for a post pandemic world.


Stephan Copart, Head of Projects & Innovation, IATA

Susan Lichtenstein, Managing Partner at DigiTravel Consulting - Travel & Meetings Standards Taskforce leader -supported by ACTE

Peter Syme, Adventure Specialist & Strategic Advisor, Disrupt Travel

Moderator: Gene Quinn, Co-founder, TravelScrum

15.15 CET - Closing Words & LET’S HACK!

Thank you all for Hacking Travel and looking to reinvent its future.
Welcome to the Scrum!
#JoinTheScrum #TravelScrumHack #GiveBackToTravel #TravelRecovery #TravelScrum

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