Opening Event

MONDAY | JUNE 11, 2018

Registered attendees only, please join us on the evening of Monday June 11th from 7-9PM at Michael Mina’s Tailgate at Levi’s Stadiumfor passed hors d’oeuvres and drinks!

Event sponsored by:


Michael Mina’s Tailgate at Levi’s Stadium
4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way
Santa Clara CA 95054


Wednesday, June 12

7:30 AM

Doors Open/Breakfast

7:45 AM

Workshop: BREAKFAST WORKSHOP: Personalizing the Traveler Experience at Scale

Please RSVP for this session

9:10 AM

Welcome to Skift Tech Forum

9:20 AM

Let the Customers Speak: Skift Research Takeaways on Personalization

9:30 AM

Personalizing the Booking Experience

10:00 AM

New Possibilities for Online Retailing

10:25 AM

Tech Strategies at the Forefront of Flight Booking

10:50 AM

Networking Break

11:20 AM

Transforming a Hospitality Giant

11:45 AM

Distribution’s New Playbook

12:10 PM

The Bold, New World of 7+ Night Stays

12:20 PM

How Southwest Uses Data to Get to Know Its Customers Better

12:45 PM


12:45 PM

Workshop: LUNCHTIME WORKSHOP: The Travel Industry’s Data Dilemma: Building a Strategy to Turn Insights into Action

1:45 PM

E-Commerce Lessons From China’s Alibaba

2:05 PM

PayPal Co-Founder Turns to Travel

2:25 PM
2:50 PM

Digital Marketing in the Multi-Channel Era


Jeremy Kressmann
3:10 PM

Uber’s Next Move

3:30 PM

Networking Break

3:55 PM

Boosting Loyalty: Behind Air Canada’s Tech Revamp

4:15 PM

Balancing High-Tech and High-Touch in an Era of Personalization

4:25 PM

Beyond the Hype: Data Science That Matters

4:50 PM

How Travel Companies Go Digital First

5:15 PM

United Airlines Plots Digital Revamp

5:40 PM

Distribution and Retailing Are Not Enough

6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception