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2021 CIO SUMMIT CONFERENCE AGENDA     More details coming soon
 



Wednesday, September 8, 2021

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration Table Opens –  Ellington Ballroom Pre-Function Area
Optional
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The CIO Summit Begins  -  Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F Optional
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

First-time Attendee Meet and Greet – The Rooftop Terrace
Optional
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception & Icebreaker Activity – Outdoor Terrace, located on the 14th Floor of the Loews Hotel
The CIO Summit focuses on peer-to-peer interaction. It is important to us that you meet everyone and we are very creative when it comes to networking. Join us for cocktails and Rich's infamous icebreaker. It can be silly, but we guarantee it is always fun. Please don't be late, you won't want to miss this. Dinner will begin immediately after the icebreaker.
Optional
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Welcome Dinner -  Overlook West, located on the 14th Floor of the Loews Hotel 
Optional


Thursday, September 9, 2021

5:30 AM – 6:30 AM

Morning Run – Meet in the Lobby
Optional
7:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration Table Opens–  Ellington Ballroom Pre-Function Area Optional
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast - Mercer Ballroom
Optional
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Announcements & Welcome -  Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Rich Siegel, President & Publisher Hospitality Upgrade
Optional
8:40 AM - 9:35 AM

The Future of Travel - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Speaker:  Matt Muta, VP of Innovations at Delta Air Lines

Optional
9:40 AM - 10:35 AM

Legal conversation - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Speaker:  Greg Duff, Principal and Chair of Hospitality, Travel and Tourism, Foster Garvey

Optional
10:40 AM - 10:55 AM

BREAK
Optional
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

CIO led Mini Session #1 - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Optional
11:25 AM - 12:20 PM

Industry Update on Cybersecurity - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Optional
12:25 PM - 1:40 PM

Lunch & Group Photo - Lunch in Mercer Ballroom
Optional
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

CIO led Mini-Session #2 - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Optional
2:20 PM - 2:40 PM

CIO led Mini Session #3 - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Optional
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Special Break Activity - TBD
Optional
3:10 PM - 4:25 PM

The Annual CIO Roundtable Discussion - Ellington Ballroom Salon D,E,F
Optional
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

TBD
Optional
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Meet in Hotel Lobby - Buses leave at 5:30 for Ponce City Market

Optional
6:00 PM -10:00 PM

Dinner and Games - Roebuck Room at Ponce City Market and Skyline Park


LYFT Rides - CIO Summit attendees will be given an exclusive LYFT coupon code.
Optional


Friday, September 10, 2021

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

BREAKFAST -  Mercer Ballroom
Check out and bring suitcases
Optional
9:00 AM

Load up on the buses:  to Delta Airlines Corporate Optional
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Delta Airlines -
A unique experience at Delta Airlines that you won't want to miss!
I promise that you will find this is an experience of a lifetime as tech and innovation leaders from Delta share what their future technology endeavors look like as we brainstorm how this can be used to enhance the hospitality experience for your guests. You will find what they are doing is amazing!
Optional
12:00 PM

Complimentary Shuttle to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport -
When the conference concludes be ready to head to the airport. Please plan flights accordingly.
Optional
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