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Speakers and Agenda Set for Thailand Hospitality Technology Conference,
September 5, 2012

by Terence Ronson, ISHC
August  27, 2012

Taking place in just over a week from now, the Hospitality Technology Conference co-located with Food Hotel Thailand will be held as follows:
Day: Wednesday
Date: September 5th 2012
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Venue: BITEC - Rooms 220 -221
Sessions include:
What's wrong with Hotel technology?
If it ain't broke - don't fix it is often an attitude we experience in regards Hotel Technology. But this is attitude is no longer is acceptable especially as Technology plays such a vital part in not only running the business, but also attracting and keeping the right types of Guests. This Keynote Presentation will cover various Hote Techologies to include: Cloud, BYOD, Big Data and Wi-FI
Terence Ronson - Managing Director - Pertlink Limited
11:00 - 12:15
General Manager's Panel
Panel Discussion:  
General Managers are like the Captain of the Ship - steering the business on the right course, which today involves a lot of interaction with technology. The panel will discuss technology, how it helps and hinders them, and looking forward - how to develop a workable strategy which includes the rise and importance of Guest Facing Technologies, The Web and Social Media.

  • Samir R. Wildemann - General Manager - The Okura Prestige Bangkok 
  • Brendan Daly - General Manager - Aloft Bangkok
  • Michael Delargy - General Manager - Sheraton Pattaya Resort
  • Bill Barnett - Managing Director - C9 Hotelworks Co. Ltd.
Moderator: Terence Ronson - Managing Director - Pertlink Limited
14:00 - 15:00
Operational Technology
Panel Discussion:
Technology is critical to the success of the operation - and F&B is one area where we see the use of technology  evolving with the arrival of mobile devices such as is being used for Menus, Wine Lists, Digital signage and Order taking. The panel will discuss the evolution of these, as well as other areas where Operational technologies are taking hold such as Reception.

  • Khun Tarrat - CyberPOS Systems Ltd.
  • Khun Somboon - Commanche Systems
  • Harbans Singh - Managing Director - Ubiq Global Solution
Moderator: Terence Ronson - Managing Director - Pertlink Limited
15:30 - 16:30
Guest Room Technology
RoundTable Discussion: 
Most technology investment - apart from infrastructure and operational system takes place in the Guest Room, and this session will discuss how certain technologies are changing and making things easier for the guest as well as helping make the Hotel more attractive.

  • Silvio Reales - Managing Director - VDA Thailand
  • Terence Ronson - Managing Director - Pertlink Limited
16:30 - 16:45
Wrap-Up and Special Lucky Draw
For more details and registration, please contact:
Supaporn Aungsrisuraporn (GooG) 
Agenda and timings are subject to change 
© Terence Ronson HFTP, HTNG, ISHC 


Terence Ronson

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