PROGRAMME 2022

100% LIVE

THURSDAY,
25 August 2022

CONVENTA BEST EVENT AWARD 2022

AUDITION

13:30 – 13:45
DEBRIEF
Presentation of Conventa Best Award Winners in 2021

13:45 – 15:00
AUDITION – PART 1
Finalists’ Live Presentations in Elevator Pitch format. Each finalist will present a 120-second video and 60-second elevator pitch.

15:00 – 15:20
AUDITION – PART 2
To get more information before voting, attendees will be able to visit the stands of those finalists that they find most interesting.

15:20 – 16:00
EPILOGUE
Live and online voting powered by ConsensIQ

FRIDAY,
26 August 2022

MORNING SESSIONS

CENTRE STAGE

UNPLUGGED SUSTAINABILITY

09:10-09:35
Bo KRÜGER, Moving Minds
»Sustainable meetings and events – a mystery that may never be solved«

Format Crossover Talk / 18 minutes + discussion

09:35-10:00
Milena S. NIKOLOVA, Behavior SMART
»How to use behavioral sciences to design better events«

Format Crossover Talk / 18 minutes + discussion

CROSSOVER AGORA

10:00-10:15
SUSTAINABILITY WITH CROSSOVER LEGENDS:
Ivo J. Franschitz, Jens Oliver Mayer, Kim Myhre, Henrik von Arnold, Miloš Milovanović

Format Crossover Agora / 20 minutes »Ask me anything« safe space

MEET BUSTERS

Dynamic format with 10-minute presentations

10:15-10:25
Gaja BRECELJ, Umanotera
»Everything starts with big steps«

10:25-10:35
Jakob STERLICH, Climate Partner
»Impact of climate change on the events industry«

10:35-10:45
Maja BOSANAC, Eventful
»Are you doing enough?«

10:45-11:00
ROUNDABOUT
Discussion with Meet Busters 1,2 and 3

11:00-11:30
NETWORKING 1: Chit-Chat Coffee Bar
Meet the legends – Have a coffee with someone you don’t know

CENTRE STAGE

UNPLUGGED INNOVATION

11:30-11:55
Jordan WAID, Jordan Waid Ltd.
»Pattern Recognition – Feed your future with design, innovation and trends«

Format Crossover Talk / 18 minutes + discussion

CROSSOVER AGORA

11:55-12:15
INNOVATION WITH CROSSOVER LEGENDS:
Ivo J. Franschitz, Jens Oliver Mayer, Kim Myhre, Henrik von Arnold, Miloš Milovanović

Format Crossover Agora / 20 minutes »Ask me anything« safe space

MEET BUSTERS

Dynamic format with 10-minute presentations

12:15-12:25
Manuela ŠOLA, Komunikacijski laboratorij
»Leadership as an innovation engine«

12:25-12:35
Mark TOONEN, Wice
»The power of digital hospitality«

12:35-12:45
Tanja POLEGUBIĆ, Saltwater Nomads
»When Adventure Lasts A Lifetime: Ways To Attract & Amaze Remote Workers«

12:45-13:00
ROUNDABOUT
Discussion with Meet Busters 4,5 and 6

13:00-14:00
NETWORKING 2: Creative Lunch Break
in Open Kitchen Format

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

LJUBLJANA TALKS (14:00 - 15:00)

METAVERSE UNPLUGGED

The conversation will delve into events in the metaverse (moderated by Jan Oršič and Gorazd Čad)

14:00 – 14:20
Aragorn MEULENDIJKS, YOM
Fire Talk 4: “The Metaverse; Salvation or Deluge?”

Format Crossover Talk / 18 minutes + discussion

14:20 – 15:00
Panel with provoking speakers and questions no one ever asks
Aragorn Meulendijks, YOM
Mladen Ljubišič, Fitbeat.io
Jens Oliver Mayer, Jack Morton Worldwide

CENTRE STAGE

UNPLUGGED DIALOGUE

15:00-15:40
Claus RAASTED, The College of Extraordinary Experiences
»Disrupting the Boardroom – Bringing better human technology into play in meetings that matter«

Format Crossover Talk / 18 minutes + discussion

CROSSOVER AGORA

15:40-16:00
DIALOGUE WITH CROSSOVER LEGENDS:
Ivo J. Franschitz, Jens Oliver Mayer, Kim Myhre, Henrik von Arnold, Miloš Milovanović

Format Crossover Agora / 20 minutes »Ask me anything« safe space

MEET BUSTERS

Dynamic format with 10-minute presentations

16:00-16:10
Meta PAVLIN, Prvi Prvi
»More Dialogue and less Monologue«

16:10-16:20
Yuliia KATYNSKA, Lviv Convention Bureau
»The value of dialogue in times of war«

16:20-16:30
Dejan BOGDANOV, Vekol DMC
»Bridging our divide«

16:30-16:45
ROUNDABOUT
with Meet Busters 7,8 and 9

16:45 – 17:15
NETWORKING 3: Chit-Chat Coffee Bar
Meet the legends – Have a coffee with someone you don’t know

CONVENTA BEST EVENT AWARD 2022

GRAND FINALE

17:15 – 18:00
Grand Finale and Award Ceremony

18:30 – 22:00
Campfire in the Zen Garden
Music – Art – Innovation