2

NOV

08:45 - 09:45

What about the end user?

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

Speakers:

Suzy Annetta
Editor-in-Chief
Design Anthology

Gloria Chung
Travel and Food Journalist
Hong Kong Food + Travel

Cathy Chon
Founder and Managing Director
FINN Partners Greater China


2

NOV

15:00 - 15:30

Championing Circularity

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.

Speaker:

Daniel Mitchell
Founder
Museum of Space Available

3

NOV

09:00 - 10:00 

HI Design's Hot Topics

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.

in conversation with:


Suzy Annetta
Editor-in-Chief
Design Anthology


J Lee Rofkind
Regional Leader of Hospitality
HOK


Christopher Chua
Founding Partner
Kulor Group

3

NOV

13:40 - 14:40

Design in a Digital Age

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.

Speaker:

Karyn Lim
Founder
Studio Karyn Lim

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