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Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum 2019

Amadeus Executive Briefing Center Sophia Antipolis (Nice)
Sophia Antipolis Cedex, NiceFrance
Amadeus Executive Briefing Center Sophia Antipolis (Nice)
485 Route du Pin Montard 06902

Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum 2019

Overview

The 8th Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum takes place from 9-10 October 2019 in the French Riviera.

Our agenda will address how to meet your customer needs, look at future trends and how innovation and technology can support your business. Listen to inspiring speakers and try hands-on our latest solutions.

It's a unique and popular event for rail operators, travel agencies and technology partners worldwide.

Should you wish to attend, please send an email to rail@amadeus.com

We look forward to meeting you in Nice!

Why attend?

At the Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum 2019, discover how innovation and new technologies can benefit the rail industry and experiment with the latest solutions that address your day-to-day business challenges.

And best of all, exchange with industry peers and experts as well as with Amadeus executives in the inspiring and beautiful French Riviera!

Day 1 - Wednesday 9th October 2019

REGISTRATION

Amadeus Hospitality Desk

Golden Tulip Sophia Antipolis Hotel
Networking

WELCOME COCKTAIL

Join us for a cocktail reception and start networking.

Golden Tulip Sophia Antipolis Hotel

Day 2 - Thursday 10th October 2019

REGISTRATION

Amadeus Hospitality Desk

Amadeus Executive Briefing Center
Inspiration sessions

WELCOME & INNOVATION IN RAIL TRAVEL, WHERE NEXT?

Where is the rail passenger industry heading to? How can innovation define the future of rail travel?

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Inspiration sessions

RAIL TRAVEL, THE CHOICE FOR A LEADING CORPORATION

CEPSA, the Spanish multinational oil and gas company exposes the importance of rail travel and the weight it has on corporate travel.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Inspiration sessions

ARE YOU IN THE CLOUD?

Driving more speed, responsiveness, and resilience in global operations: a journey towards delivering on customers’ ambitions.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Networking

COFFEE BREAK

Network with industry leaders during the coffee break..

Foyer Mistral Auditorium
Inspiration sessions

PEPPER THE ROBOT

Pepper, the humanoid robot will help us to find our fastest train route and buy a train ticket.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Inspiration sessions

CREATING DIGITAL-CHANGING TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

Adobe shares its expertise on working with leading travel companies. Learn how the right technology can help you differentiate your offer and improve your customers’ experience.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Inspiration sessions

THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

Where is the travel industry heading to? Which are the growth opportunities? How are we helping our customers to succeed?

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Networking

LUNCH BREAK

Enjoy our networking lunch.

Amadeus Restaurant
Innovation sessions

INNOVATION SHOWCASE

Demos will run in parallel the insights session. Make sure you pass by to learn about our latest technology solutions.

Amadeus Executive Briefing Center
Insight sessions

CTRIP INSIGHTS: HOW TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO BOOK RAIL? – SESSION 1

Demos will run in parallel the insights session. Make sure you pass by to learn about our latest technology solutions.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

CONNECTING EUROPE: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELLING INTERNATIONAL RAIL TICKETS - SESSION 1

Join this panel interview to learn how leading European railways are including other railways’ offering in their own channels as part of a new international booking solutions. Will this be the future to connect Europe by train?

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

INTERMODALITY: CREATING A SEAMLESS TRAVEL EXPERIENCE - SESSION 1

Learn how Amadeus APIs helped to connect railways with urban mobility services. Moove Tech, the new multimodal app that provides a seamless experience from planning, booking, payment to ticketing.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Networking

COFFEE BREAK

Network with industry leaders during the coffee break.

Foyer Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

CTRIP INSIGHTS: HOW TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS TO BOOK RAIL? – SESSION 2

Learn how one of the largest travel agencies in the world is making rail travel accessible for international and domestic travelers, helping them to see rail as a viable and convenient option and overcoming any distribution challenges.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

CONNECTING EUROPE: THE IMPORTANCE OF SELLING INTERNATIONAL RAIL TICKETS - SESSION 2

Join this panel interview to learn how leading European railways are including other railways’ offering in their own channels as part of a new international booking solutions. Will this be the future to connect Europe by train?

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

INTERMODALITY: CREATING A SEAMLESS TRAVEL EXPERIENCE - SESSION 2

Learn how Amadeus APIs helped to bring together multiple railways connected with urban mobility services. Moove, the new multimodal app that provides a seamless experience from planning, booking, payment to tickets.

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium
Insight sessions

CLOSING REMARKS, AMADEUS RAIL INNOVAITON FORUM 2019

Amadeus Mistral Auditorium

TRANSFER TO THE CLOSING DINNER

Transfers will leave from the Hotel Golden Tulip at 19:30, make sure you are on time!

Reception, Golden Tulip Hotel
Networking

CLOSING DINNER

Join us at the Closing Dinner to exchange on the learnings from the Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum, to network and of course to enjoy the delicious cuisine from the French Riviera!

Château de la Bégude

Speakers

Inspiration sessions

Decius Valmorbida

President Travel Channels, Amadeus

Decius is President of Travel Channels and a member of the Amadeus Executive Committee. Decius is a business and people oriented executive with a solid telecom and marketing background.

Inspiration sessions

Sébastien Pellisé

Director Platform Solution Management, Amadeus

Sebastien leads the Amadeus Platform Solution Management Division. Before, he was responsible for the design and development of the Amadeus Cloud Service Framework.

Insights sessions

Antonio Perea

Global Travel & Expense Manager, CEPSA

Antonio leads the travel management for one of the leading gas & oil corporations, CEPSA. He brings extended expertise on global travel and expense management. He is also the president of AEGVE, the Spanish association of business travel managers.

Paul Burke

Head of Tour Operator Segment Marketing, Amadeus

Paul is part of the Tour Operator Customer Solutions management team, leading Amadeus' global marketing strategy toward tour operators and cruise lines worldwide. He will be master of ceremonies of the Amadeus Rail Innovation Forum 2019.

Inspiration sessions

Mirja Sickel

Executive Vice President, Amadeus Rail & Ground Travel

Mirja joined the Amadeus Rail team in 2011 after a few years working in the distribution business of Amadeus. For the last years, she played a key role in bringing rail IT and distribution solutions to both travel selters and railways.

Insights sessions

Matthias Blume

Senior Manager International Distribution, SBB

Matthias joined SBB in 2013 after having worked in IT, marketing and sales, strategy and finance in different industries.

Insights sessions

Olivier Mindren

Co-founder & CPO, Moove Technologies

Olivier has 20 years of experience in designing products for the travel industry and growing user adoption. He was previously Co-founder and Vice-President Marketing of Traveldoo, a Travel & Expense Management platform acquired by Expedia.

Inspiration sessions

Michael Plimsoll

Industry Marketing Director, Adobe

Michael is a seasoned innovative marketer focused on driving efficiencies and improved ROI through the better use of data and content in Marketing.

Insights sessions

Amy Wei

CEO International Train Ticketing, Ctrip.com

Amy has over 15 years’ experience in working with international technology companies such as Amazon or Nokia. She has an outstanding expertise in feeding rail content to the Ctrip Group.

Insights sessions

Mario Viduman

Project Manager - International Partnerships and Industry Partners, DB Vertrieb GmbH

Mario joined DB Vertrieb in 2008 as Product Manager for bahn.de partner sales, responsible for bahn.de webservice and white label solutions.

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