2017 Programme

The WYSTC Educational Programme features 30 seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and meetings with more than 35 leading travel professionals covering topics and trends of relevance to the global youth and student travel industry.

Registration open 12:00 – 18:00

Information presented here is subject to change. 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
07:00
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18:00
19:00
Welcome Reception
19:00 - 21:00
20:00
21:00
22:00
23:00
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
07:00
08:00
09:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00
19:00
Welcome Reception
19:00 - 21:00
20:00
21:00
22:00
23:00
No events available!

Registration open 08:00 – 18:00

Information presented here is subject to change
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:30
Opening Address
09:30 - 10:00
Opening AddressDavid Chapman, WYSE Travel Confederation; Eunji Tae, UNWTO
10:00
Keynote: David TurnbullExperiences create memories, but data is the soil in which they are cultivated
10:30
11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
11:30
Destination EverydayThe rise of digital nomadism and the co-working space
Mapping Generation ZAttitudes Toward International Education Programs
Business Appointment
11:30 - 11:50

Business Appointment
11:50 - 12:10

Business Appointment
12:10 - 12:30
12:00
12:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
13:00
13:30
*
13:40 - 14:00
Business Appointment
13:40 - 14:00
14:00
New Horizons 4
14:00 - 14:20
New Horizons 4Greg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

New Horizons 4
14:20 - 14:40
New Horizons 4Greg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

#Londonisopen
14:40 - 15:00
#LondonisopenVicki Cunningham, BUNAC
Business Appointment
14:00 - 14:20

Business Appointment
14:20 - 14:40

Business Appointment
14:40 - 15:00
14:30
15:00
#Londonisopen
15:00 - 15:20
#LondonisopenVicki Cunningham, BUNAC

Coffee break
15:20 - 15:50

Youth & Urban Tourism
15:50 - 16:10
Youth & Urban TourismDonna Keren, NYC & Company

Youth & Urban Tourism
16:10 - 16:30
Youth & Urban TourismDonna Keren, NYC & Company
Business Appointment
15:00 - 15:20

Coffee break
15:20 - 15:50

Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
15:30
16:00
16:30
Ecological Footprint
16:30 - 16:50
Ecological FootprintJonathan Gilben, GoEco

Ecological Footprint
16:50 - 17:10
Ecological FootprintJonathan Gilben, GoEco

A Look into Luxury
17:10 - 17:30
A Look into LuxuryFredrick Elliott, StudentUniverse
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10

Business Appointment
17:10 - 17:30
17:00
17:30
A Look into Luxury
17:30 - 17:50
A Look into LuxuryFredrick Elliott, StudentUniverse
Business Appointment
17:30 - 17:50
18:00
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00
21:30
22:00
22:30
23:00
23:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
11:30
Business Appointment
11:30 - 11:50

Business Appointment
11:50 - 12:10

Business Appointment
12:10 - 12:30
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
Business Appointment
13:40 - 14:00
14:00
Business Appointment
14:00 - 14:20

Business Appointment
14:20 - 14:40

Business Appointment
14:40 - 15:00
14:30
15:00
Business Appointment
15:00 - 15:20
15:30
Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
16:00
16:30
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10

Business Appointment
17:10 - 17:30
17:00
17:30
Business Appointment
17:30 - 17:50
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
10:00
Keynote: David TurnbullExperiences create memories, but data is the soil in which they are cultivated
10:30
No events available in open-travel-market category!
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
11:30
12:00
12:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
Wednesday Lunch
12:30 - 13:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00
Coffee break
15:20 - 15:50
Coffee break
15:20 - 15:50
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00
17:30
18:00
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00
21:30
22:00
22:30
23:00
23:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:30
Opening Address
09:30 - 10:00
Opening AddressDavid Chapman, WYSE Travel Confederation; Eunji Tae, UNWTO
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
11:30
Destination EverydayThe rise of digital nomadism and the co-working space
Mapping Generation ZAttitudes Toward International Education Programs
12:00
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
13:30
*
13:40 - 14:00
14:00
New Horizons 4
14:00 - 14:20
New Horizons 4Greg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

New Horizons 4
14:20 - 14:40
New Horizons 4Greg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

#Londonisopen
14:40 - 15:00
#LondonisopenVicki Cunningham, BUNAC
14:30
15:00
#Londonisopen
15:00 - 15:20
#LondonisopenVicki Cunningham, BUNAC
15:30
Youth & Urban Tourism
15:50 - 16:10
Youth & Urban TourismDonna Keren, NYC & Company

Youth & Urban Tourism
16:10 - 16:30
Youth & Urban TourismDonna Keren, NYC & Company
16:00
16:30
Ecological Footprint
16:30 - 16:50
Ecological FootprintJonathan Gilben, GoEco

Ecological Footprint
16:50 - 17:10
Ecological FootprintJonathan Gilben, GoEco

A Look into Luxury
17:10 - 17:30
A Look into LuxuryFredrick Elliott, StudentUniverse
17:00
17:30
A Look into Luxury
17:30 - 17:50
A Look into LuxuryFredrick Elliott, StudentUniverse
No events available!

Registration open 08:00 – 18:00

Information presented here is subject to change
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
Hostel Cities
09:00 - 09:20
Hostel CitiesGreg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

Hostel Cities
09:20 - 09:40
Hostel CitiesGreg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

A Dragon's Guide
09:40 - 10:00
A Dragon's GuideAlex Seigel and Ramsay Kerr, The Dragon Trip
Business Appointment
09:00 - 09:20

Business Appointment
09:20 - 09:40

Business Appointment
09:40 - 10:00
09:30
10:00
A Dragon's Guide
10:00 - 10:20
A Dragon's GuideAlex Seigel and Ramsay Kerr, The Dragon Trip

CIS 101
10:20 - 10:40
CIS 101Denis Smorchkov, TravelWorks

CIS 101
10:40 - 11:00
CIS 101Denis Smorchkov, TravelWorks
Business Appointment
10:00 - 10:20

Business Appointment
10:20 - 10:40

Business Appointment
10:40 - 11:00
10:30
11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
11:30
Minding the Gap
11:30 - 12:50
Minding the GapHow to prepare travellers for a healthy trip
Search, Shop, and ShareHow youth travellers are transforming the travel landscape
Business Appointment
11:30 - 11:50

Business Appointment
11:50 - 12:10

Business Appointment
12:10 - 12:30
12:00
12:30
Business Appointment
12:30 - 12:50
13:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
13:30
14:00
Behind the Blue
14:00 - 14:30
Behind the BlueJoe Tropia
Open Travel Market
14:00 - 15:00
14:30
15:00
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
15:30
Alternative Travel FactsRecording, measuring and communicating the real social impact of travel
Close Encounters of the Group KindInnovation and issues for tours and group travel
Business Appointment
15:30 - 15:50

Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
16:00
16:30
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10

Business Appointment
17:10 - 17:30
17:00
How to Leverage Video Content with Facebook AdsChris Townsend, What Marketing Company
17:30
Business Appointment
17:30 - 17:50
18:00
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00
21:30
22:00
22:30
23:00
23:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:00
Business Appointment
09:00 - 09:20

Business Appointment
09:20 - 09:40

Business Appointment
09:40 - 10:00
09:30
10:00
Business Appointment
10:00 - 10:20

Business Appointment
10:20 - 10:40

Business Appointment
10:40 - 11:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
Business Appointment
11:30 - 11:50

Business Appointment
11:50 - 12:10

Business Appointment
12:10 - 12:30
12:00
12:30
Business Appointment
12:30 - 12:50
13:00
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00
15:30
Business Appointment
15:30 - 15:50

Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
16:00
16:30
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10

Business Appointment
17:10 - 17:30
17:00
17:30
Business Appointment
17:30 - 17:50
No events available in keynotes category!
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
14:00
Open Travel Market
14:00 - 15:00
14:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30
11:30
12:00
12:30
13:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Thursday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break
15:00 - 15:30
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00
17:30
18:00
18:30
19:00
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00
21:30
22:00
22:30
23:00
23:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
11:30
Minding the Gap
11:30 - 12:50
Minding the GapHow to prepare travellers for a healthy trip
Search, Shop, and ShareHow youth travellers are transforming the travel landscape
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00
15:30
Alternative Travel FactsRecording, measuring and communicating the real social impact of travel
Close Encounters of the Group KindInnovation and issues for tours and group travel
16:00
16:30
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:00
Hostel Cities
09:00 - 09:20
Hostel CitiesGreg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

Hostel Cities
09:20 - 09:40
Hostel CitiesGreg Richards, WYSE Travel Confederation

A Dragon's Guide
09:40 - 10:00
A Dragon's GuideAlex Seigel and Ramsay Kerr, The Dragon Trip
09:30
10:00
A Dragon's Guide
10:00 - 10:20
A Dragon's GuideAlex Seigel and Ramsay Kerr, The Dragon Trip

CIS 101
10:20 - 10:40
CIS 101Denis Smorchkov, TravelWorks

CIS 101
10:40 - 11:00
CIS 101Denis Smorchkov, TravelWorks
10:30
11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
Behind the Blue
14:00 - 14:30
Behind the BlueJoe Tropia
14:30
15:00
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00
How to Leverage Video Content with Facebook AdsChris Townsend, What Marketing Company
17:30
No events available!

Registration open 08:00 – 18:00

Information presented here is subject to change
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
Business Appointment
09:00 - 09:20

Business Appointment
09:20 - 09:40

Business Appointment
09:40 - 10:00
09:30
10:00
Business Appointment
10:00 - 10:20

Business Appointment
10:20 - 10:40

Business Appointment
10:40 - 11:00
10:30
7 Most Dangerous Tech Trends...that Youth and Student Travel Providers Face Today
11:00
Business Appointment
11:00 - 11:20
11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
12:00
12:30
13:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
13:30
14:00
Friday workshop
14:20 - 14:40

Power Skills
14:20 - 14:40
Power SkillsHristo Banov, AFS Intercultural Programs

Power Skills
14:40 - 15:00
Power SkillsHristo Banov, AFS Intercultural Programs
Business Appointment
14:20 - 14:40

Business Appointment
14:40 - 15:00
14:30
15:00
Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:50


Business Appointment
15:00 - 15:20

Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:50

Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
15:30
16:00
16:30

Closing Drinks
17:10 - 18:30
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10

Closing Drinks
17:10 - 18:30
17:00
17:30
18:00
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:00
Business Appointment
09:00 - 09:20

Business Appointment
09:20 - 09:40

Business Appointment
09:40 - 10:00
09:30
10:00
Business Appointment
10:00 - 10:20

Business Appointment
10:20 - 10:40

Business Appointment
10:40 - 11:00
10:30
11:00
Business Appointment
11:00 - 11:20
11:30
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
Business Appointment
14:20 - 14:40

Business Appointment
14:40 - 15:00
14:30
15:00
Business Appointment
15:00 - 15:20
15:30
Business Appointment
15:50 - 16:10

Business Appointment
16:10 - 16:30
16:00
16:30
Business Appointment
16:30 - 16:50

Business Appointment
16:50 - 17:10
17:00
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
12:00
12:30
No events available in open-travel-market category!
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
07:30
08:00
08:30
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00
12:00
12:30
13:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
Friday Lunch
13:00 - 14:00
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00
Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:50
Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:50
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00
Closing Drinks
17:10 - 18:30
Closing Drinks
17:10 - 18:30
17:30
18:00
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
10:30
7 Most Dangerous Tech Trends...that Youth and Student Travel Providers Face Today
11:00
Seminar A Seminar B/C Seminar D Workshop Business Appointment
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30
13:00
13:30
14:00
Friday workshop
14:20 - 14:40

Power Skills
14:20 - 14:40
Power SkillsHristo Banov, AFS Intercultural Programs

Power Skills
14:40 - 15:00
Power SkillsHristo Banov, AFS Intercultural Programs
14:30
15:00
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00
No events available!