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Conference Program Scheduler

NOTE: This is the 2018 schedule for reference only. The 2019 schedule will be released later this year.

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Assessing the Opportunities for Year-Round Cruising for the Canadian and New England Markets

  • Marie-Andre Blanchet (Director of Public Relations, Port of Quebec)
  • Beth Bodensteiner (Senior Vice President, Revenue Management and Deployment, Holland America Line)
  • Mark Ittel (Partner / Sr. Vice President, Ports & Maritime at Bermello Ajamil & Partners)
  • Thomas Spina (Director, Business Development, Global Ports and Destination Development, Carnival Corporation)
Location: Rooms 222/223
Pass Type: VIP All Access Pass, Conference Pass, Cruise Line Pass, Speaker Pass - Get your pass now!
Session Type: Conference Session
Sector: Destinations
Recording: TBD

Sponsored by Quebec City Tourism Office

The panel discussion will explore:

  • Initiatives and challenges related to the region's bold new strategy to work toward year-round cruising, including winter cruises on the St. Lawrence and the goal of reaching a million passengers
  • Innovations and infrastructure developments in the Canadian and New England markets
  • The challenge of the whale-related speed restrictions in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
  • An update on the progress of the regional welcome policy