Telecom Valley’s m-Tourism Group led by Jean-Bernard Titz (Dev-Help) organizes the 6th International m-Tourism Day:
Tuesday, October 11th
CCI Nice Côte d’Azur
20, Boulevard Carabacel 06000 Nice
Digital Revolution & Collaborative Tourism
This Group, active all year long through its monthly meetings between members and partners of the association (both specialized in tourism and digital technology), focuses mainly on m-tourism projects studies, conferences, collaborative projects planning.
Main event organized by this Group, the International m-Tourism Day deals every year with an up-to-date topic, involving tourism and innovation.
This day displays a series of feedbacks, international projects presentations, and a roundtable composed of well-known public and private actors.
If your organism has been involved in or is still running a “Digital & Collaborative” project, and you want to present it:
Free online registration – open until Friday, October 7th at 6:00pm
Welcoming speech by CCI Nice Côte d’Azur
Opening by Jean-Bernard TITZ
European companies feedbacks
Balears Turisme – M. PAYERAS « Sharing economy in tourism: a new opportunity »
Conference of S. TOKARSKI: « EU policies and actions on digital tourism and the collaborative economy »
Director of Innovation, DG GROW European Commission
Presentation of exhibitors
Lunch break and exhibition
Round-table: Digital Revolution & Collaborative Tourism
Jean-Bernard FALCO – Mady KEUP – Adrien LANOTTE – Claude GIAFFERRI – Laurence BOTTERO – Marie-Anne BERNASCONI
Presentation of the DGE ( General Directorate for Enterprise) study on the theme: « Innovation in tourism: diagnosis and perspectives »
Conference of Eric DORÉ: « The collaborative at the service of the Territory: #CotedAzurNow campaign »
General Manager of the Côte d’Azur Tourism Regional Committee
Grand observer conference: Franck SOSTHÉ
Closing speech by J. SALLES-BARBOSA
President of the Tourism Commission at the PACA Regional Council
||Mady KEUP is currently the Course Director for the Master of Science programme in Strategic Event and Tourism Management and International Hospitality Management at SKEMA Business School. She worked for 12 years at the British Tourist Authority (now VisitBritain) with management positions in London, Lisbon, Madrid and Berlin and 5 years as the Head of London Convention Bureau for Visit London. Lecturer and consultant, her engagements brought her everywhere in Europe and in Dubaï, in Central Asia and in the USA.
Her research projects include the effect of technology on customer experience in services, the Generation Y’s expectations regarding events, tourism and teaching, and management of destinations.
||Vanguélis PANAYOTIS went to Glion Hotel Management School obtaining a Bachelor Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management and a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Hospitality Management at Wales University. After several experiences in operational management within Hilton, Accor and Holiday Inn groups, he joined MKG Group in 2011. He first took charge of different internal and transversal projects, such as the setting up of tools to allow the development of the group. He then joined consulting teams and participated in the main missions given by MKG Group. Today, Vanguélis Panayotis is in charge of the global development of MKG Group’s activities. During 3 years, Vanguélis also taught at the Vatel Hotel Management Institute of Paris and speaks regurlarly during conferences on the hotel and tourism sectors and their perspectives. Finally, Vanguélis Panayotis accompanied the group’s development in the production of its analysis tools and operational marketing tools: Olakala Suite.|
||Entrepreneur for 25 years, Jean-Bernard FALCO started in the banking industry. Between 1993 and 2005, he filled the positions of Councillor in the management of specialized assets in hospitality, then acquired in 1997 a real estate agency specialized in Parisian hotel transactions. In 2005, he founded the hotel management company Paris Inn Group with his wife Céline Falco. Judge at Bobigny and Paris’ Court of Commerce from 2009 to 2013, Jean-Bernard Falco was named Federator of Tourism for export by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development in 2014.
In June 2015, facing the competition that strikes French hotels because of the offer of furnished touristic hosting places, Jean-Bernard Falco created the AhTop (Association for Professional Tourism and Hosting).
Hotel-Restaurant Manager of SERVOTEL SAINT VINCENT in Nice St Isidore.
President of Nice Côte d’Azur Hotel Union (UMIH).
Since June 2016:
Technical Councillor at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Nice Côte d’Azur
Member of the Union for Enterprises Bureau
||Jean-Bernard Titz – CEO at Dev-Help and Vice-President at Telecom Valley
After 21 years in various position in IBM, from IT specialist to Branch manager and Associated Partner in Business Consulting, I have founded my own Consulting Office. My goals are to accompain SMEs or medium Groups in their Economic and Commercial growth.
||Slawomir Tokarski obtained PhD degree at the European University Institute in Florence in 1995. He joined the Polish administration and headed a team co-ordinating the preparations for the accession negotiations and preparing policy analysis for the Chief Negotiator. In 2004 he joined the Commission as a Cabinet member of the Commissioner responsible for the regional policy. In 2009 he was nominated Head of Unit dealing with economic policy and co-ordination of EU funding in DG MARE. In March 2012 he became Head of Defence, Aeronautics and Maritime industries in DG Enterprise. Since February 2016 Mr Tokarski became Director, Dir F « Innovation and Advanced manufacturing » (DG GROW).|
He has been working for the tourism industry for the last 25 years, having lived and worked in Europe, the Americas and for over a decade in Asia.
Balears.t is the Cluster for Technological Innovation in Tourism of the Balearic Islands, a private non-profit association set up in 2009 and registered in Spain.
Claude Giafferri was appointed President of Amadeus Sophia-Antipolis in replacement of Jean-Paul Hamon on July 1st 2012.
Claude Giafferri, after several years within Air France, joined Amadeus in 1991 as Director, Central Systems Products and was in charge of the definition of products in connection with Amadeus’ central system. Since then, he held several positions within the world leader of IT solutions in the travel industry such as Vice-President, Global Customer IT Solutions, responsible of business relationships with all the multinational travel agencies for GDS activities and information technological solutions, from 2009 to 2012.
Graduate from l’Ecole des Mines of Paris, Claude Giafferri also holds a M.S. from Stanford University.
||Marie-Anne Bernasconi is the founder of Estrelab and Ouishare Connector. In 2012, she notices that companies are more and more challenged by collaborative startups. At the same moment, she finds out how collaborative methods can revolutionize companies’ functioning. Since then, she helps companies and public actors to innovate and co-build products and services with their users.
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