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Ace Hotel New Orleans, LouisianaOct 18-19, 2021

Agenda

Monday,
October 18th

4–8 p.m.

Registration

6–8 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Cocktails and networking at Alto Rooftop Bar

Tuesday,
October 19th

8–9:15 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

9:15–9:30 a.m.

Welcome

Barnett Hall
Paul Bienkowski, publisher, Hospitality Design magazine
Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor in chief, Hospitality Design magazine

9:30–10:30 a.m.

Keynote

Barnett Hall
TBD

10:30–11 a.m.

Networking Break

11 a.m.–noon

Keynote

Barnett Hall
TBD

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Luncheon

The Line Austin Topaz Ballroom

Celebrating this year’s Wave of the Future honorees in a panel discussion:
Kristen Conry, senior vice president of global design for the U.S. + Canada, Marriott International
James Cull, design director, Rottet Studio
Pallavi Dean, founder + creative director, Roar
Damon Lawrence, cofounder, Homage Hospitality
Susan Nugraha, vice president of design + development, Tao Group Hospitality
Jacu Strauss, creative director, Lore Group
Paris Swann, associate vice president of architectural design, Celebrity Cruises at Royal Caribbean Group
Kaitlyn Thornton, studio director, Yabu Pushelberg
Rebecca Weinstein, director of design, Highgate Hotels
Ashley Wilkins, founder + creative director, Islyn Studio

SPONSORED BY

1:30–1:45 p.m.

Networking Break

1:45–2:15 p.m.

Keynote

Barnett Hall
TBD

2:15–3:15 p.m.

Keynote

Barnett Hall
TBD

3:15–3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

3:45–5 p.m.

Owners’ Roundtable

Barnett Hall
Get face time with owners, developers, and brand executives during HD’s signature event, NextGen-style

6:30–9:15 p.m.

Cocktails + Dinner

Hotel Peter and Paul
Meet in hotel lobby at 6:15 p.m. for transportation

SPONSORED BY

9:30–11 p.m.

NextGen After Hours