OCTOBER 26, 2021
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET

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Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20240

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AGENDA

8:00 AM
8:15 AM

Registration Opens

Networking Breakfast

Welcome Remarks and Opening Keynote Introduction
      Tori Emerson Barnes, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and                Policy, U.S. Travel Association

FOCUS AREA ONE: SEAMLESS AND SECURE TRAVEL 

Seamless and Secure Keynote and Q&A: “Toward a more Seamless, Secure Travel Experience”
       Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland                Security

Policymaker Spotlight
       U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.

Seamless and Secure Travel: Business and Policy Leader Panel
      Representative John Katko (NY-24)
      Kevin McAleenan, Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland                       Security, Chairman and CEO, Pangiam
     Moderated by Jessica Wehrman, Transportation and Infrastructure            Reporter, CQ Roll Call

FOCUS AREA TWO: SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL

Sustainable Travel Fireside Chat: “The Green American Roadtrip”
        Mark Reuss, President, GM
       Moderated by Nathan Bomey, Business Reporter, USA Today

Sustainable Travel: Business, Policy Leader Panel
       Todd Davidson, CEO, Travel Oregon
      Denise Naguib, Vice President, Sustainability & Supplier Diversity at
      Marriott International
      Anne Smart, Vice President of Public Policy, ChargePoint
      Austin Brown, Senior Director for Transportation Emissions, White               House Office of Domestic Climate Policy

12:00 PM

Luncheon Fireside Chat: “From Curbside to Cruising Altitude”
      Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta Air Lines
      Moderated by Roger Dow, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association

FOCUS AREA THREE: INNOVATIVE AND EMERGING TRAVEL

Innovative and Emerging Travel Keynote: “Transforming ‘D.C. to New York’”
        Josh Geigel, CEO and Co-Founder, Virgin Hyperloop

Innovative and Emerging Travel Business Panel: “Getting There and Getting Around”
        JoeBen Bevirt, Founder and CEO, Joby Aviation       
       Blake Scholl, Founder and CEO, Boom Supersonic

Capstone Remarks
        Tori Emerson Barnes, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs and               Policy, U.S. Travel Association

Closing Keynote

5:00 PM

Networking Reception, SPONSORED BY VISIT VIRGINIA

 

Featured Speakers

Kendall Bentz

Managing Partner, Prologue

Julia Cosgrove

VP, Editor in Chief, AFAR Media

Mike Daher

Vice Chair – US Transportation, Hospitality & Services Leader,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Rachel Devine

Senior Vice President, Global Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Boom Supersonic

Christine Duffy

President, Carnival Cruise Line

Dennis Newman

Executive Vice President, Strategy, Planning & Accessibility, Amtrak

Patrick Goddard

President,
Brightline Trains

Ranking Member Sam Graves

(R-MO)

Jean Garris Hand

Vice President of Global ESG,
Hilton

Erik Hansen

Vice President, Government Relations, U.S. Travel Association

William J. Hornbuckle

Chief Executive Officer and President, MGM Resorts International

Robert Isom

Chief Executive Officer, American Airlines

Brendan Jones

President,
Blink Charging

Mitch Landrieu

White House Senior Advisor & Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator

Walt Leger

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, New Orleans & Company

Alex Menotti

Head of Corporate and Government Affairs, LanzaJet

Carlos Monje, Jr.

Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, US Department of Transportation

Sangeeta Naik

Global Head of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing, American Express Travel

Lisa Sullivan

Executive Vice President, Travel and Transport, IDEMIA

Chrissy Taylor

President and Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Holdings

Jessica Wehrman 

Transportation and Infrastructure Reporter, CQ Roll Call

Gil West

Chief Operating Officer, Cruise

Laurence Wildgoose 

Assistant Administrator for Policy, International Affairs, & Environment, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Kevin Yoder

Partner, HHQ Ventures

* Additional speakers to be announced.

OCTOBER 26, 2021
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20240

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