Welcome to the ICCA 2021 Congress

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  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    07:30 - 08:30
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    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    08:10 - 08:25
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    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    08:30 - 09:30
    Session Description
    As the world slowly starts to open up again to the idea of international events and travel, the light at the end of the tunnel is becoming brighter by the day. the need for close collaboration between global institutions and national governments is key to laying out a roadmap for a safe and planned re-opening. Three top representatives from three world-renowned global institutions will be interviewed to get their personal insights and perspectives into the future of business travel and tourism in this session commissioned by the ICCA President.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    09:30 - 10:30
    Session Description
    We often talk about how technology transforms our daily lives and work processes, but have you thought about the effect technology is having on human interactions and connections? What effect might this be having on our intelligence levels? In this session our expert will explore the possible effects of new and future technologies through an anthropological lens.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
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    Session Time
    10:30 - 11:00
    Session Description
    Take a break and have a chat with your fellow congress delegates.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    11:00 - 12:00
    Session Description
    There's no turning back to our old ways or denying the gravity of the climate crisis. We must unite and act now to build a more sustainable world. Dan Lert, Deputy Mayor of Paris and President of Eau de Paris joins us to explain how business tourism can become a major driver in reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. Recognised among the Top 20 World’s most Influential people in Climate policy, Deputy Mayor Lert will guide us through the steps and strategies that are not only achievable, but essential for our industry.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
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    Session Time
    12:00 - 12:30
    Session Description
    About the GDS-Movement Awards 2021 Leadership, Most Improved, and Innovation awards ceremony information New Leaders, Innovators, and Changemakers in Regenerative Tourism and Meetings 75 destinations, 3 awards, 1 Movement- We all win Every year, the Global Destination Sustainability Movement celebrates evolution and achievement in the meetings and tourism industry at the annual ICCA Congress. We announce the results of the GDS-Index, which measures and benchmarks destination sustainability. We also announce the GDS-Movement’s Leadership, Most Improved, and Innovation Awards. The GDS-Index results inform the first two awards, while the latter is chosen by an independent panel of experienced event professionals and sustainability leaders. The Innovation award showcases remarkable, scalable, and globally applicable solutions driving a destination’s regenerative management. In 2021, Chief GDS-Changemaker, Guy Bigwood, presents these in person at the European hub in Paris. ICCA’s president and executive director, James Rees, also gives a refreshing perspective, and the winners are welcomed on stage/screen. All eyes are on the 75 destinations, 18 capitals, 27 countries that stepped up to be counted in 2021’s climate of positive change. Read more https://www.gds.earth/awards Register to attend https://icca2021.com/registration
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    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
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    Session Time
    12:30 - 14:00
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    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    14:00 - 15:00
    Session Description
    The past one-and-a-half years have transformed and digitised our professional lives like never before. Using the latest research, we will dive into crucial topics in leadership and HR, such as: keeping employees engaged and productive in the remote and hybrid working environment, job security during times of uncertainty, and making meaningful business connections in a digital world.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    15:00 - 16:00
    Session Description
    Formally known as the Kaohsiung Protocol, a legacy project of the ICCA 2020 Congress, the Global Association Meetings Protocol is aimed at creating a strategic recovery framework to guide the global meetings and events industry following on from the pandemic. In this session, we will reflect upon what has changed since last year, give an update on where we are at now with the protocol.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    16:00 - 16:30
    Session Description
    Official announcement of the host city of the 2022 ICCA Latin America and Caribbean Meeting, which will take place next year in August, gathering our regional meeting industry and international associations in a 3-day event with a brand-new format to generate business opportunities, exchange best practices/knowledge and to reunite with colleagues.
  • Date
    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
    Session Time
    16:00 - 16:30
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    10/26/2021
    Room
    Cartagena
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    Session Time
    19:30 - 22:00