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Programme

The IHTF 2015 programme will be looking to build upon the levels achieved in 2015 and raise the bar even higher. In collaboration with Ted Horner and the esteemed Advisory Board, the 2015 programme will be providing cutting edge keynote presentations, industry leading roundtable discussions and the latest in industry advancing technologies and marketing strategies.

The 2015 programme is currently being produced, if you would like to present at the event please contact us. To view the 2014 programme click below.

If you have any questions regarding the programme please email Natasha Raynor on:

E-mail: Natasharaynor@arena-international.com

Overview

    • 08:45 - 09:15
      • Registration and Welcome Refreshments

      • 09:15 - 10:00
      • Meeting the PCI Compliance Challenge

        • How is the industry meeting PCI compliance across hotel services from the bar, spa, online and third party payments?

        • Strategies for training staff and designing process to minimise the risk of security infringements

        • How is the advent of contactless and chip-pin payments impacting PCI compliance systems

        • Implementing Network Access Control to monitor activity and control access to processing systems

        • The role of active daily management to maintain compliance

      • 10:05 - 10:35
        • Business Meeting 8

        • 11:15 - 11:45
          • Business Meeting 10

          • 11:50 - 12:20
          • Pinpointing the PMS Systems to Migrate to the Cloud - The Suppliers Story

            • Can cloud reduce the need for on-site IT support – where are the risks and opportunities?

            • Public Vs Private cloud – balancing cost, flexibility and security for PMS solutions

            • Cloud native PMS vs Cloud based PMS - what is the difference?

            • Choosing the right partner for cloud PMS - globalisation, geolocation and regulation

            • Information governance in the cloud – meeting international regulations to safeguard your data and services

          • 12:20 - 12:55
            • Speaker

              Charly Tomkys – EMEA Sales Manager, Guest-Tek
            • Speaker

              Javier Blanco – Sales and Business Development Director, Entertainment Solutions
            • Speaker

              Kai Philip Chiang – Technical Services, Nordics Project Manager, Nordic Choice Hotels
            • Speaker

              Barry Thomas – Director of Information Technology, Rosewood London
            • Speaker

              Roger MacFarlaine – VP, Technology and Systems, Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts

            Developments in In-Room Entertainment – Enabling BYOD / BYOC

            • Creating the home from home – matching developments in consumer technology

            • Implementing secure networking systems to protect guest and hotel devices

            • Encouraging open standards to enable interoperability with new technology

            • Investing in devices – realising the revenue potential in VOD and IPTV

          • 12:55 - 13:05
            • Speaker

              Patrick Groot Nuelend – Head of Wireless Product Management, Enterprise Networking & Communications, Motorola Solutions

            Motorola Technology Hotspot - The Connected Guest

          • 13:05 - 14:05
            • Lunch and Exhibition

            • 14:05 - 14:15
            • WIHP Technology Hotspot

            • 14:20 - 14:50
              • Business Meeting 11

              • 15:30 - 16:00
                • Business Meeting 13

                • 16:05 - 17:35
                  • Speaker

                    Patrick Dillon – Vice President, Global Hospitality Solutions, Trustwave

                  Live Hacking Workshop

                  • 2014 Global Security Report – See who’s getting breached and why

                  • 2014 IT Security Survey Results – See what 1,000 IT Security Executives have to say

                  • Developing a risk based approach to security to mitigate against business disruption and data breaches

                  • Managing data access across your networks to reduce exposure

                  • Raising staff awareness and implementing security processes to protect against threats

                  • Overcoming security and accessibility challenges to ensure protection of your business intelligence

                  • Hacking Demo – See how easy it is for the “bad guys” to breach your network

              Hotel Technology ...

              Hotel Technology Track

                • 08:45 - 09:15
                  • Registration and Welcome Refreshments

                  • 09:15 - 10:00
                  • Meeting the PCI Compliance Challenge

                    • How is the industry meeting PCI compliance across hotel services from the bar, spa, online and third party payments?

                    • Strategies for training staff and designing process to minimise the risk of security infringements

                    • How is the advent of contactless and chip-pin payments impacting PCI compliance systems

                    • Implementing Network Access Control to monitor activity and control access to processing systems

                    • The role of active daily management to maintain compliance

                  • 10:05 - 10:35
                    • Business Meeting 8

                    • 10:40 - 11:10
                      • Business Meeting 9

                      • 11:15 - 11:45
                        • Business Meeting 10

                        • 11:50 - 12:20
                        • Pinpointing the PMS Systems to Migrate to the Cloud - The Suppliers Story

                          • Can cloud reduce the need for on-site IT support – where are the risks and opportunities?

                          • Public Vs Private cloud – balancing cost, flexibility and security for PMS solutions

                          • Cloud native PMS vs Cloud based PMS - what is the difference?

                          • Choosing the right partner for cloud PMS - globalisation, geolocation and regulation

                          • Information governance in the cloud – meeting international regulations to safeguard your data and services

                        • 12:20 - 12:55
                          • Speaker

                            Charly Tomkys – EMEA Sales Manager, Guest-Tek
                          • Speaker

                            Javier Blanco – Sales and Business Development Director, Entertainment Solutions
                          • Speaker

                            Kai Philip Chiang – Technical Services, Nordics Project Manager, Nordic Choice Hotels
                          • Speaker

                            Barry Thomas – Director of Information Technology, Rosewood London
                          • Speaker

                            Roger MacFarlaine – VP, Technology and Systems, Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts

                          Developments in In-Room Entertainment – Enabling BYOD / BYOC

                          • Creating the home from home – matching developments in consumer technology

                          • Implementing secure networking systems to protect guest and hotel devices

                          • Encouraging open standards to enable interoperability with new technology

                          • Investing in devices – realising the revenue potential in VOD and IPTV

                        • 12:55 - 13:05
                          • Speaker

                            Patrick Groot Nuelend – Head of Wireless Product Management, Enterprise Networking & Communications, Motorola Solutions

                          Motorola Technology Hotspot - The Connected Guest

                        • 13:05 - 14:05
                          • Lunch and Exhibition

                          • 14:05 - 14:15
                          • WIHP Technology Hotspot

                          • 14:20 - 14:50
                            • Business Meeting 11

                            • 14:55 - 15:25
                              • Business Meeting 12

                              • 15:30 - 16:00
                                • Business Meeting 13

                                • 16:05 - 17:35
                                  • Speaker

                                    Patrick Dillon – Vice President, Global Hospitality Solutions, Trustwave

                                  Live Hacking Workshop

                                  • 2014 Global Security Report – See who’s getting breached and why

                                  • 2014 IT Security Survey Results – See what 1,000 IT Security Executives have to say

                                  • Developing a risk based approach to security to mitigate against business disruption and data breaches

                                  • Managing data access across your networks to reduce exposure

                                  • Raising staff awareness and implementing security processes to protect against threats

                                  • Overcoming security and accessibility challenges to ensure protection of your business intelligence

                                  • Hacking Demo – See how easy it is for the “bad guys” to breach your network

                              Marketing Track

                              Marketing Track

                                • 08:45 - 09:15
                                  • Registration and Welcome Refreshments

                                  • 09:15 - 10:00
                                  • Meeting the PCI Compliance Challenge

                                    • How is the industry meeting PCI compliance across hotel services from the bar, spa, online and third party payments?

                                    • Strategies for training staff and designing process to minimise the risk of security infringements

                                    • How is the advent of contactless and chip-pin payments impacting PCI compliance systems

                                    • Implementing Network Access Control to monitor activity and control access to processing systems

                                    • The role of active daily management to maintain compliance

                                  • 10:05 - 10:35
                                    • Business Meeting 8

                                    • 10:40 - 11:10
                                      • Morning Refreshments

                                      • 11:15 - 11:45
                                        • Business Meeting 10

                                        • 11:50 - 12:20
                                        • Pinpointing the PMS Systems to Migrate to the Cloud - The Suppliers Story

                                          • Can cloud reduce the need for on-site IT support – where are the risks and opportunities?

                                          • Public Vs Private cloud – balancing cost, flexibility and security for PMS solutions

                                          • Cloud native PMS vs Cloud based PMS - what is the difference?

                                          • Choosing the right partner for cloud PMS - globalisation, geolocation and regulation

                                          • Information governance in the cloud – meeting international regulations to safeguard your data and services

                                        • 12:20 - 12:55
                                          • Speaker

                                            Charly Tomkys – EMEA Sales Manager, Guest-Tek
                                          • Speaker

                                            Javier Blanco – Sales and Business Development Director, Entertainment Solutions
                                          • Speaker

                                            Kai Philip Chiang – Technical Services, Nordics Project Manager, Nordic Choice Hotels
                                          • Speaker

                                            Barry Thomas – Director of Information Technology, Rosewood London
                                          • Speaker

                                            Roger MacFarlaine – VP, Technology and Systems, Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts

                                          Developments in In-Room Entertainment – Enabling BYOD / BYOC

                                          • Creating the home from home – matching developments in consumer technology

                                          • Implementing secure networking systems to protect guest and hotel devices

                                          • Encouraging open standards to enable interoperability with new technology

                                          • Investing in devices – realising the revenue potential in VOD and IPTV

                                        • 12:55 - 13:05
                                          • Speaker

                                            Patrick Groot Nuelend – Head of Wireless Product Management, Enterprise Networking & Communications, Motorola Solutions

                                          Motorola Technology Hotspot - The Connected Guest

                                        • 13:05 - 14:05
                                          • Lunch and Exhibition

                                          • 14:05 - 14:15
                                          • WIHP Technology Hotspot

                                          • 14:20 - 14:50
                                            • Business Meeting 11

                                            • 14:55 - 15:20
                                              • Afternoon Refreshments

                                              • 15:30 - 16:00
                                                • Business Meeting 13

                                                • 16:05 - 17:35
                                                  • Speaker

                                                    Patrick Dillon – Vice President, Global Hospitality Solutions, Trustwave

                                                  Live Hacking Workshop

                                                  • 2014 Global Security Report – See who’s getting breached and why

                                                  • 2014 IT Security Survey Results – See what 1,000 IT Security Executives have to say

                                                  • Developing a risk based approach to security to mitigate against business disruption and data breaches

                                                  • Managing data access across your networks to reduce exposure

                                                  • Raising staff awareness and implementing security processes to protect against threats

                                                  • Overcoming security and accessibility challenges to ensure protection of your business intelligence

                                                  • Hacking Demo – See how easy it is for the “bad guys” to breach your network

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