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ALTO Conference Madrid 2017

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ALTO Conference Madrid 2017
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ALTO Conference Madrid 2017

Professional Development and Networking conference for members and non-members with fantastic keynote speakers, industry panel guests, speed dating and plenty of opportunities to network with the decision makers of the industry.

 Export to Your Calendar 04/05/2017 to 06/05/2017
When: 4th-6th May 2017
19:00 (4th May)-17:30 (6th May)
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The Westin Palace Madrid
Plaza de las Cortes, 7
Madrid 28014
Contact: Reka Lenart

Online registration is available until: 13/04/2017
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'The evolution of the language and educational travel industry - Survival of the fittest.' - Professional Development and Networking Conference in Madrid

This is ALTO's 5th annual Professional Development and Networking Conference! The event is held between 4th-6th May 2017 at the Westin Palace Madrid which is a beautiful 5* business hotel in the heart of Madrid. 

Westin Palace building   Westin Palace bedroom  Westin Palace interior

The ALTO Conference is a very unique two-day event where the leaders and decision makers of the language travel industry get together and boost their businesses through top-level networking and professional development sessions. 

Features include outstanding speakers, distinguished industry guests, structured and informal networking opportunities with the decision makers of the industry. The theme of the conference in 2017 is 'The evolution of the language and educational travel industry - Survival of the fittest.'  We will invite speakers who can help participants to prepare and respond effectively in challenging times and find out how to help their businesses survive and thrive.

Planned programme schedule (subject to change)

Thursday, 4th May 2017

12:00 - 15:00 Optional visit to the Palacio Real and "cañas y tapas" at the Mercado de San Miguel
19:00 - Madrid sightseeing and drinks reception

Friday, 5th May 2017

09:00 - 10:30 Carlos Escario Adjunct Professors at IESE Business School - part 1
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee/tea break
10:50– 12:20 Carlos Escario Adjunct Professors at IESE Business School - part 2
12:30 - 13:30 Keynote speaker
13:30– 14:30Networking lunch
14:30– 16:30 Are we still providing what the students need? How learning and education is changing - Round table session with presentation
16:30– 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 – 18:30 Speed Dating
20:00 - 23:00 Networking Dinner

Saturday, 6th May 2017

09:00 – 11:00 Keynote speaker presentation
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:30 Industry panel - Survival of the fittest
14:00 – 17:00 Networking lunch and departures

Details about the speakers and guests will be posted here shortly. Please register at your earliest convenience. Non-residential ticket options are available during registration as well as extra nights and spouse ticket  on request. 

Participation fees:

ALTO members with 2 nights hotel (4th & 5th May 2017): 890 EUR

Non- members with 2 nights hotel (4th & 5th May 2017): 1490 EUR

Please note: ALL event tickets will be invoiced in EUR. ALTO member organisations can purchase up to 2 tickets at the special reduced rate, additional staff members are welcome to join the event at the regular rate.


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