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2020 Event Schedule

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by sector, pass type or event type. With this Session Builder, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Seatrade Cruise Global 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.

Jaco GouwsSenior Manager, Port AdventuresDisney Cruise Line

As senior manager of Port Adventures and Recreation for Disney Cruise Line, Jaco Gouws is responsible for global shore excursion operations, overseeing research, product development and implementation. He also leads the Recreation department, which includes aquatics, lifeguarding and sports facilities both onboard the Disney Cruise Line fleet and at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. Currently Jaco serves on the port strategy team and is also a core member of the group focused on the fleet expansion.

He joined Disney Cruise Line in November 2007 as part of the Recreation team at Castaway Cay. In 2008, he joined the Port Adventures team, where he worked aboard all four ships prior to moving to the corporate offices in Celebration, FL. Upon joining the team in Celebration, he served in the roles of Port Adventures Manager and Manager of Port Adventures R&D, before being promoted to his current role.