2014 Tourism Congress Program

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
08:00 - 17:00 Grand Foyer Registration Desk Open
09:00 - 17:00 Grand Foyer Tourism Congress Marketplace
Various exhibitors
10:30 - 11:30 Confederation 1 TIAC Annual General Meeting
~ Open to TIAC Members only ~
11:30 - 11:45 Confederation
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Tourism Congress Opening Ceremony
11:45 - 13:00

Confederation
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Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon 
Presented by Air Canada 

Guest Speaker: The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State
(Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture)

13:00 - 14:15  Confederation
2 / 3

HLT Advisory Leadership Report
Guest Speakers: Rob Taylor, President & CEO (Interim), TIAC
Lyle Hall, Managing Director, HLT Advisory Inc.

14:15 - 14:45  Grand Foyer Canadian Geographic Networking Break
Refreshments provided
14:45 - 16:00  Confederation 1

CTC Session
Guest Speaker: 
Greg Klassen, President and CEO (Interim), CTC

16:00 - 17:00 Confederation 1 Sustainable Tourism Panel
Moderator: 
Patti Balsillie, CAE, EQAT, Tourism Consultant
Panelists:
Ted Manning, Sustainable Travel International (Canada)
David McKenna, Brewster Travel Canada
Jamie Sweeting, Sustainable Travel International (Global) 
18:00 - 20:00  Governor General
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Chair's Opening Reception
Presented by the Ottawa International Airport Authority & Ottawa Tourism

~ Open to ALL delegates ~
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
07:30 - 16:00 Grand Foyer Registration Desk Open
08:00 - 17:00 Grand Foyer Tourism Congress Martketplace
Various exhibitors
08:00 - 09:00 Confederation
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Deloitte International Gateway to Growth Breakfast
08:30 Guest Speaker: Michael Raynor, Director, Deloitte Services LLP
09:00 - 10:15  Confederation
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HLT Advisory Investment Panel
Moderator: Lyle Hall, HLT Advisory Inc.
Panelists:
Julie Canning, Holiday on Horseback
Drew Coles, Oxford Properties
Yvon J. Jeghers, Business Development Bank of Canada
Marc Tremblay, Just For Laughs

10:15 - 10:45  Grand Foyer Canadian Geographic Networking Break
Refreshments provided
10:45 - 12:00 Confederation 1 BNN Leadership Panel
Moderator:
 Andrew Bell, BNN
Panelists:
Ben Cowan-Dewar, Cabot Links
Ken Greene, Delta Hotels & Resorts
Jean-François Lemay, Air Transat / Transat A.T. Inc.
Marsha Walden, Destination BC
12:00 - 13:30  Confederation
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Luncheon
Guest Speaker: Jim Pattison Jr., President, Ripley Entertainment Inc.
13:30 - 14:30  Confederation 1 CANADA 150 Panel
Moderator: 
Rick Naylor, Accucom Corporate Communications Inc.
Panelists:
Andrew Campbell, Canada 150
Robert Mercure, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Chris Rudge, Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Phil von Finckenstein, Maple Leaf Strategies
14:30 - 15:00  Grand Foyer Canadian Geographic Networking Break
Refreshments provided
15:00 - 16:00  Confederation 1 BDC Path to Purchase: Moving Target Panel
Moderator: Jon Mamela, Canadian Tourism Commission
Panelists:
Dorothy Dowling, Best Western USA
Brenda Kyllo, CAA
Dennis Morgenstern, Google Canada
Marc Telio, Entrée Destinations
Andrew Wiens, TripAdvisor 
16:00 - 17:15  Confederation 1 Inside Ottawa Political Panel
Moderator: Richard Madan
Panelists:
Steven MacKinnon, Liberal Strategist
Anne McGrath, NDP Strategist
Lisa Samson, Conservative Strategist
17:15 - 17:30  Confederation 1

Closing Comments from TIAC Board Chair
Rocky Mountaineer and Delta Hotels & Resorts Giveaways

18:30 - 22:00  Confederation
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Canadian Tourism Awards Gala
Presented by Deloitte, HLT Advisory and The Toronto Star

Reception 18:30 - 19:00
Awards & Dinner 19:00 - 22:00
Post Celebration 22:00

 

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