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Travel Tech Con


TRAVEL TECH CON

Independent Conference on Emerging Technology in Travel

 

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Travel Tech Con


TRAVEL TECH CON

Independent Conference on Emerging Technology in Travel

 

    Schedule     |     Pitch Competition Winners     |    Travel Tech Con 2017

 

See Conference Recap

About

Travel Tech Con is an independent conference organized by a group of travel startup founders who share a common passion of moving the industry forward. This is the first event focused solely on travel technologies that will change how we travel in the next 10 years. We will talk about Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Big Data, Open Travel Standards, Automotive Innovations. 

TTC is a not-for-profit event. Our goal is to educate and bring together people with passion for advancing the industry.

 

WHEN & WHAT?

May 20th – Startup Pitch Competition

May 21st – Conference Day

 

WHO?

Startups, Investors, Travel Companies, Founders, Entrepreneurs, Executives, Travel Tech Enthusiasts, Journalists, Bloggers, Airline and Hotel Industry Experts

 

why attend?

 

LEARN ABOUT NEW TECHNOLOGIES

See what’s coming in the future of travel tech, spot the opportunities for your startup or travel company.

BUILD CONNECTIONS & PARTNERSHIPS

Meet like-minded founders, tech experts and innovators, start up advisors and investors in the travel space. 

PARTICIPATE IN STARTUP COMPETITION

15 selected startups will have 3 minutes each to pitch their product and win great prizes. Learn more here.


 

Live from travel tech con stage

 
 
 

CONFERENCE RECAP 

See full recap here

 

SPEAKER LINEUP

 

 

Sponsors & Supporters

 

Schedule


Schedule


– Travel Tech Con Schedule –

 

FRIDAY, MAY 20 2016 @ 6pm (Food/drinks/networking included)

440 North Wolfe Road Sunnyvale

Pitch Competition Details

Venue Information


 

Saturday, May 21 2016

 
 

140 New Montgomery St San Francisco

 

8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast (Coffee & Pastries) 


9:00 AM

Welcome Keynote

Marina Janeiko, Founder of Travel Tech Con


9:10 AM

Innovation: Connecting the Dots

Divya Jain, Director, Research and Technology at Tyco Innovation Garage


9:35 AM

Pace of Innovation in Travel

Mohammad Gaber, Head of Global Industry Strategy & Marketing (Travel & Hospitality) at Adobe


10:00 AM

The Future of VR and Travel

Peter Wilkins, Founder & CEO of Emergent VR


10:45 AM

Using Personalization to Drive Conversions

Gadi Bashvitz, Founder, CEO & Traveler at OLSET

 


11:30 AM

Panel on Emerging Automotive Tech

Maria Mokhnatkina, Founder & CEO at Roadgazer

Tom Lindma, Strategic Partnerships at Bosch

Alexey Kovsh, Director, Technical Marketing at Princeton Optronics

Ilter Canberk, CTO at Skurt

Tin Hang Liu, Co-founder & CEO of OSVehicle


12:15 PM

Lunch 🍕 🍕 🍕


1:00 PM

Making it Global, Keeping it Local

Rachel Zhao, Engineering Manager at Yelp


1:20 PM

Artificial Intelligence

Ranvir Gujral, Co-Founer at Chute


2:05 PM

Does the Bitcoin Blockchain Pave The Way For The Next AirBnB?

Akbar Thobhani, Co-founder and CEO, SFOX


2:35 PM

Blockchain Panel

Norm Rose, President of Travel Tech Consulting

Akbar Thobhani, Co-founder and CEO, SFOX

Tiana Laurence, Chief Marketing Officer at Factom


3:05 PM

The Connected Destination — Use The IoT to Help Travelers Create More Memories

Michael Frischkorn, Founder & CTO at GEIOS


3:50 PM

To Infinity and Beyond with... Standards

Maksim Izmaylov, Founder of Travel Tech Con, CEO and Founder of Roomstorm


4:30 PM

Unconventional Travel Risk Management: An important application of technology and crowd sourcing.

Toby Houchens, Founder & CEO of Travel Recon


5:10 PM

Startup Pitch Competition Winner Announcement

Marina Janeiko, Founder of Travel Tech Con


5:20 PM

Travel Tech Con: What's Next?

Maksim Izmaylov, Founder of Travel Tech Con, CEO and Founder of Roomstorm


6:00 PM

networking After Party!

 🍻 🌮  🎉 🎉 🎉 🍾

 

Don't miss the opportunity to connect to Travel Industry leaders in a casual environment, with drinks, food and good tunes! Our after party will take place at Soma StrEat Food Park - techie and startup favorite for grabbing a bite/drink. We will start at 6pm and the first 100 guests to arrive will get free food and drinks tokens, sponsored by our friends at Sabre!

Venue info

 

2016 Startup Pitch Competition


2016 Startup Pitch Competition


2016 TRAVEL STARTUP PITCH COMPETITION

Hosted Friday May 20, 2016 @ 6pm

440 N Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94085


Judges Panel

Prizes & Winners

Free Ticket to The Battleground Pitch Competition (value $2,800) and Free Ticket to Phocuswright Conference (value $ 4,199).

Grand Prize from JetBlue Technology Ventures: 2 Round trip tickets anywhere on JetBlue, Meeting/pitch session with JetBlue Technology Ventures team, 1 personalized mentoring session

Grand Prize from Plug and Play Travel and Hospitality Center of Innovation - acceptance into Plug and Play Accelerator Program

Feedback session with BayAngels team and an invite to pitch to BayAngels members and accredited angel investors at the monthly BayAngels Pitch Event in San Francisco


Winner: PanTrek

Runner-Up Prize from JetBlue Technology Ventures: Meeting/pitch session with JetBlue Technology Ventures team, 1 personalized mentoring session


1.5 Advisory Hours from Travel Startups Incubator

Invite to the annual Thought Leadership Summit that brings together travel and technology industry leaders hosted by Switchfly


Finalists


Additional contestants:

Congrats to the winners and finalists! We will see you at Travel Tech Con 2017

Venue


Venue


– VENUE INFORMATION –

 

May 20: Pitch Competition, 6pm9pm

Plug and Play Tech Center
440 N Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale

 

May 21: Conference Program, 8:30am6pm

Yelp HQ
140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco

 

May 21: Networking After Party, 6pm8pm

Soma StrEat Food Park
428 11th St, San Francisco