At UATP's Distribution 2017 Conference - Travel Fraud Prevention Workshop

Date: 21 Mar 2017    Location: Hong Kong    Delegates: 30+

Photo: Past fraud-related event

*** Attention: Registrations for this event exceeded expectations. Registration may soon close as space in the meeting room is running out. As a result, we can only accept one registrant per company for all new registrations. ***

This complimentary closed-door meeting will take place in the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong. It is being organised in cooperation with IATA, Perseuss and Ypsilon in advance the UATP Airline Distribution Conference 2017. It's open to travel agency, online travel agency, airline, tour operator, car rental and hotel industry executives interested in travel fraud prevention. Participants working directly in Fraud Prevention from the financial services industry are also encouraged to participate. (Note: Non-Travel Industry participants will be accepted on a case-by-case basis).

The objectives of this meeting are:
• Share best practices and trends in travel fraud prevention
• Hear from various travel companies to find out what they have done to reduce fraud
• Equip participants with up-to-date information to fight credit card and other frauds.

Registration & Attending Company Limit: There is a registration limit of 3 people per company.

Registration is free-of-charge, but places are limited. Register now to secure your place.

Event Agenda: 21st March 2017

1:00pm - 1:30pm:
Start of Event: Check-in, Coffee & Networking

1:30pm - 1:45pm:
Welcome & Introductions
Meeting Facilitators:
• Jean-Charles Odele Gruau, Director Payments, IATA
• Jan-Jaap Kramer, Chairman, IATA Perseuss Steering Committee
• Patrick Goetz, Director Sales & Marketing, Ypsilon Payment Solutions

1:45pm – 2:15pm:
Case Study: Busting an International Fraud Ring
• Patrick Goetz, Director Sales & Marketing, Ypsilon Payment Solutions

2:15pm – 3:00pm:
Open Discussion: What new types of fraud are hurting your travel company?
→ Group

3:00pm - 3:30pm:
Networking & Coffee Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm:
IATA Perseuss Demonstration

4:00pm - 4:30pm:
IATA FraudClear Demonstration

4:30pm - 5:00pm:
Wrap-up, Question Time & Closing Group Discussion: What can attendees do to fight fraud at their companies?
• Jean-Charles Odele Gruau, Director Payments, IATA
• Michael Smith, Managing Partner, Ai


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Photo: Hong Kong - Venue of the 2017 UATP Distribution Conference

Airline Distribution 2017

Airline Distribution® 2017 is an interactive conference where audience members can contribute to the discussion and meet face-to-face with many of the industry leaders who are solving or working to solve the complex distribution questions facing airlines today.  UATP strives to create a neutral forum where executives from around the world will be able to gather for all-encompassing panels and information sessions about distribution.

Discover top trends influencing airline distribution

  • Disruption is a driving force in the airline industry. Find out from panelists what the industry is facing and how to overcome the issues effectively.
  • The LCC v Legacy Challenge – LCCs are bucking the norm. How will legacy carriers react?
  • Ancillary payments and virtual cards – facing the new norm.
  • Leverage the newest technologies and strategies aimed at reducing costs.
  • Learn best practices from leading airline and industry executives.
  • Network with industry leaders.

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Photo: Kowloon Shangri-La

Kowloon Shangri-La
Address: 64 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2721 2111
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