Programme

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  • ENTER2020 Day 1

    January 8, 2020

  • ENTER2020 Day 2

    January 9, 2020

  • ENTER2020 Day 3

    January 10, 2020

  • PhD Workshop

    January 7, 2020

  • Smart UK Day

    January 9, 2020

  • ENTER2020 Registration
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse

  • Welcome address from IFITT President
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Welcome address from University of Surrey, host of ENTER2020, by the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Max Lu, with an introduction by the Executive Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Graham Miller
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Keynote Speaker 1
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Keynote Speaker 2
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Coffee break 1
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse and Lakeside Restaurant

  • Parallel Sessions: three full papers @30 mins
    Research Track

  • Editorial Board Members Only
    Where
    32 MS 01

  • Parallel Sessions
    Research Track

  • Coffee break 2
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse and Lakeside Restaurant

  • Panel discussion on the use of technology for behavior change and resource conservation.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track

  • Panel discussion on how technologies can be leveraged to support inclusion in travel and tourism.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track

  • Panel discussion on the use of ICT to preserve world heritage. Chaired by UNESCO Chair on ICT to Develop and Promote Sustainable Tourism at World Heritage Sites.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track

  • IFITT AGM - IFITT Members Only

  • Welcome Reception.

  • ENTER2020 Registration
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse

  • Parallel Sessions: three full papers @30 mins
    Research Track

  • Panel discussion on development and implementation of autonomous vehicles and mobility.
    Industry Track

  • Panel discussion on the use of AI-powered chatbots and translation to facilitate seamless travel.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • IFITT Chapter Members to coordinate with Chapter Director
    Where
    32 MS 01

  • Panel discussion on the roles of tourism scholars in building the future of eTourism.

  • Panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) of the future.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track
    Smart UK Day
    Where
    AP1 (Austin Pearce Building)

  • Panel discussion on privacy preservation and protection of personal data in travel and tourism.
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Parallel Sessions: thee full papers @30 mins
    Research Track

  • Gala dinner and awards ceremony. Dress code: dress like a royal!
    Where
    G Live

  • ENTER2020 Registration
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse

  • Parallel Sessions: four short papers @20 mins.
    Research Track

  • Poster session
    Research Track
    Where
    AP Foyer (Austin Pearce Building)

  • Booking.com is the world’s largest online travel agent. During the last years we have applied Machine Learning to improve the experience of our customers and our business. We conducted an analysis on about 150 successful customer facing applications of Machine Learning. In this talk I will describe our approach, the many challenges we found, and the lessons we learned while scaling up such a complex technology across our organization. Our main conclusion is that an iterative, hypothesis driven process, integrated with other disciplines was fundamental to build 150 successful products enabled by Machine Learning
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • A panel discussion on the future of travel, focusing on state-of-the-art autonomous systems and space travel.
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Networking Lunch
    Where
    MS Lower Concourse and Lakeside Restaurant

  • JITT-IFITT joint workshop on the future of eTourism - all JITT Editorial Board and IFITT Board members are welcome.
    Where
    32 MS 01

  • University of Surrey IFITT President PhD Workshop Chairs

  • 5-minute PhD Proposal Pitches
    Industry Track

  • Research Clinics

  • Lunch

  • Workshops on Publications, Grants, Employment, and Responsible Research

  • ‘Self-driving sex cars? Inside the research-media nexus’

  • Social - at delegate's expenses
    Industry Track

  • Panel discussion on development and implementation of autonomous vehicles and mobility.
    Industry Track

  • Panel discussion on the use of AI-powered chatbots and translation to facilitate seamless travel.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01

  • Panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) of the future.
    Destination Track
    Industry Track
    Smart UK Day
    Where
    AP1 (Austin Pearce Building)

  • Panel discussion on privacy preservation and protection of personal data in travel and tourism.
    Industry Track
    Where
    03 MS 01