Mekong Tourism Forum – Plenary Keynote Sessions

28 Jun 2018
8:30-12:00
NAKHON PHANOM UNIVERSITY - SRIKOTRABOON CONFERENCE CENTER (3RD FLOOR)

Mekong Tourism Forum – Plenary Keynote Sessions

Mekong Tourism Forum 2018, focused on the theme “Transforming Travel – Transforming Lives” will bring together inspiring speakers from various sectors of the industry to tackle the topic from different sides. Open your eyes and minds how travel is being transformed in these very exciting times.

For the second time, we have our “Mekong Opportunities & Threats” session, this year focused on the issue of Plastic Pollution in the Greater Mekong Subregion and Southeast Asia.

START TIME END TIME TOPIC
08:30 08:45 PERFORMANCE
08:45 09:00 OPENING REMARKS
Mr. Jens Thraenhart – Executive Director, MTCO
09:00 09:15 MTF 2018/2019 FLAG HANDOVER
(FROM THAILAND TO P.R. CHINA / YUNNAN)
Remarks from MTF 2019 Host
09:20 09:35 KEYNOTE 1 – SHARING ECONOMY
Ms. Mich Goh – Head of Public Policy SEA, AirBnB
09:40 09:55 KEYNOTE 2 – HUMAN CAPITAL
Ms. Yin Myo Su – CEO, Inle Heritage
09:55 10:15 BREAK
10:15 10:30 MEKONG OPPORTUNITIES & THREATS – PLASTIC POLLUTION
KEYNOTE: Mr. Jeremy Smith – Author, Transforming Travel
10:30 11:00 MEKONG OPPORTUNITIES & THREATS – PLASTIC POLLUTION (INITIATIVES FROM THE REGION)
Moderator: Ms. Gili Back – Sustainability Manager, Khiri Travel
11:00 11:30 MEKONG OPPORTUNITIES & THREATS – PLASTIC POLLUTION (OPEN FORUM & LAUNCH OF PLASTIC FREE PLEDGE)