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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.

Terry L. Thornton, Senior VP-International, Carnival Cruise Lines

Terry Thornton's background in the cruise industry spans more than 35 years beginning with financial and marketing positions at Norwegian Cruise Line from 1977 to 1982. For the next five years, he played an integral role in the launch of luxury cruise operator Sea Goddess, where he was a co-founder and served as chief operating officer. Thornton then served as vice president of finance for Windstar Cruises for two years until joining Carnival Cruise Line in 1989. In 1989, Thornton joined the Carnival marketing team as manager of special projects. He was promoted to director of marketing planning in 1990 and named vice president two years later. In 2008, he was promoted to senior vice president – marketing planning and two years later was named senior vice president – itinerary planning. Earlier this year, Thornton was named senior vice president – international, responsible for overseeing all of the line's deployment outside the US, A resident of Pinecrest, Fla., Thornton earned his bachelor's of science degree in finance from Miami University of Ohio.