08:30 - 09:30
In our opening seminar we ask what the modern traveler wants from a hospitality experience, chart the trends shaping today’s stays and explore how brands can better communicate their concepts and values with guests – from traditional media to new digital platforms.
Moderated by Harry McKinley
Travel and Food Journalist
Hong Kong Food + Travel
Founder and Managing Director
14:30 - 15:00
MVRDV’s Peter Chang discusses this radical vision for the built environment, exploring how our cities are changing, unpicking what this means for the future of development and addressing how design can help build and nurture communities.
15:00 - 15:30
Launched late 2022, Bali’s Museum of Space Available is a pioneering project showcasing circular design and radical innovation; both a forum for designers, artists and scientists, and an archive of ‘future possibilities’. Its founder, Daniel Mitchell, discusses this ground-breaking initiative and the need to rethink how we create, both for today’s world and tomorrow’s.
09:00 - 10:00
In our Hot Topics panel we dive into the issues shaping the industry – how we work, how we design and how we continue to deliver successful, relevant and fit-for-future projects. From the role of AI to sustainable creativity, be a part of the conversation, alongside our panel of industry insiders.
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13:35 - 14:35
AI is disrupting the industry like few other forces, but how can this fast-developing technology help us develop a new vision for hotel design and development? In summer 2023 industrial design Karyn Lim used AI to develop a bold, otherworldly resort concept for the cover of Tatler Homes (Singapore). Here she discusses her cutting-edge work and the possibilities AI offers.