Annual Conference reports and presentations
Keynote Speaker: Michael Rose AM | Chairman, The Committee for Sydney
The Committee for Sydney is an independent think tank and champion for the whole of Sydney, providing thought leadership beyond the electoral cycle. Its aim is the enhancement of the economic, social, cultural and environmental conditions that make Sydney a competitive and liveable global city.
Michael Lockwood | Senior Principal, POPULOUS
This session will took advantage of our 2017 location in one of the most recent and advanced convention centre developments in the market today, based on an in-depth facility tour combined with presentations on related design and operational features that address new market developments.
Client Perspective: Changing Needs and Expectations in and Evolving Market
Jan Tonkin | Managing Director, The Conference Company
Sven Bossu | Head of Sibos, SWIFT
As part of an ongoing exploration of changing conditions and their implications for centres, this session will take a look at the corporate events and PCO perspectives on change and evolution in the industry.
Opening Doors to Asia: What's Changing and Where are the Opportunities?
Aloysius Arlando | CEO, Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre
Aage Hansen | President Director, Indonesia Convention Exhibition
Loy Joon How | General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok
Alan Pryor | General Manager, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center
It is generally recognized that Asia is the region where some of the highest levels of industry growth will be experienced, and that this represents both new competition and opportunities for those that can capitalize on growing demands for services and expertise. A panel of experts will address the key factors at work and their implications for the industry as a whole.
Michael Park | Partner, Allens Linklaters
Centres are at increasing risk from cyber hacking and other security issues, not just for their own materials but as custodians of other client materials. What is at stake and what measures should be taken? Answers from a recognized expert on cybersecurity and data privacy, technology, telecommunications and intellectual property.
Michael Hughes | Managing Director of Research & Consulting, Red7Media
The 11th in the series of comprehensive industry performance / outlook surveys of AIPC members will both deliver another step in the trend analysis and add more quantitative measures to compare with other industry sectors.
Prof Greg Clark CBE | The Business of Cities
A research-based session reprising his “best-rated” presentation in 2015, this session will be based on a series of specific case studies drawn from a range of city types and addressing the issues facing a group of 6-8 AIPC members with whom he has developed alternate scenarios.
AIPC Global Benchmarking Initiative: The First Full Analysis
New Industry Metrics: Measurements that Matter
Globalization - Resetting the Clock?