IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 Schedule-at-a-Glance

This is the complete list of official conference events and activities at the IAAPA Expo Europe 2019. It includes all institutes, forums, and seminars as well as social and networking events. Click on an event title to see full event description including speaker information and speaker bio's.

Note: Some events have additional fees in addition to the expo registration fee. Speakers, times, and venues are subject to change without notice due to a number of factors including attraction availability, weather, traffic, etc. Events will occur rain or shine, so please plan accordingly.

You must be 18 years or older to participate.

Saturday, September 14, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sunday, September 15, 8:45 AM - 9:00 PM

Monday, September 16, 8:30 AM

EDUTour to Mer de Sable and Parc Astérix - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – IAAPA Bus stop

IAAPA Safety Institute at Parc Astérix - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – IAAPA Bus stop

Monday, September 16, 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Indoor Entertainment Day - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Monday, September 16, 8:45 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday, September 16, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Water Park Forum - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Tuesday, September 17, 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Ceremony

Room: IAAPA Theatre Sponsored by Polin Waterparks

Tuesday, September 17, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Room Number TBD

Tuesday, September 17, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

IAAPA VR Arena hosted by Spree from Holodeck VR

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Tuesday, September 17, 10:30 AM

Animal Attractions Panel: How to Take Your Visitor Experience to the Next Level

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

VR / AR / BR: How to Fit Virtual and Augmented Reality into Your Business Reality

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Tuesday, September 17, 12:00 PM

A Neuro-Scientific Approach to Happiness at Attractions

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

How to Design for Changing Audiences

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Tuesday, September 17, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch and Learn: What’s Next for the French Attractions Industry

Room: IAAPA Theatre Sponsored by Polin Waterparks

Tuesday, September 17, 1:30 PM - 2:25 PM

Tuesday, September 17, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Embracing Sustainable Practices in the Attractions Industry

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Tuesday, September 17, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

IAAPA VR Arena hosted by Spree from Holodeck VR

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Tuesday, September 17, 2:35 PM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday, September 17, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Too Cold, Too Hot, Too Rainy: How to Succeed in Spite of Bad Weather

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Tuesday, September 17, 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

TEA Presents: Tips and Tricks to Renew and Refresh Your Facility

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Tuesday, September 17, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Information Session: How to Get More Involved with IAAPA

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Tuesday, September 17, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

CEO Talk: Inspiring Leadership - How to Engage Your People to Do Their Best

Room: IAAPA Theatre Sponsored by Polin Waterparks

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Opening Reception at Jardin d’Acclimatation

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – IAAPA Bus stop

Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Room Number TBD

Wednesday, September 18, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Safety Standards Harmonization Meeting

Room: Hotel Mercure Paris Vaugirard - Room Les Loges

Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

IAAPA VR Arena hosted by Spree from Holodeck VR

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 AM

Accessible Fun for Everyone: How to Accommodate Guests with Special Needs

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Food and Beverage Trends: Fun, Health, and Photo-Worthy

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Wednesday, September 18, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch and Learn: Eye on the Middle East and Africa Attractions Industry

Room: IAAPA Theatre Sponsored by Polin Waterparks

Wednesday, September 18, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Introducing a service design perspective in the attractions industry

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Wednesday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Creating Personalized Experiences for the Masses

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Wednesday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Boosting Profits and Creating Customer Value through Dynamic Pricing

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Wednesday, September 18, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

IAAPA VR Arena hosted by Spree from Holodeck VR

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Wednesday, September 18, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

How to Deal with Queue Lines in a World Where Waiting is Disappearing

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Wednesday, September 18, 6:00 PM

Students Forum & Reception by IAAPA Foundation

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Young Professionals Forum & Reception - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Thursday, September 19, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Security Exchange in Collaboration with SNELAC (Invite Only)

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 1

Thursday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Educators Roundtable by IAAPA Foundation

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles - Conference Room 2

Thursday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Room Number TBD

Thursday, September 19, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Future Feature: The Future of Disneyland Paris

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Thursday, September 19, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

IAAPA VR Arena hosted by Spree from Holodeck VR

Room: IAAPA Theatre (Sponsored by Polin Waterparks)

Thursday, September 19, 4:15 PM - 11:59 PM

Start of Post-Tour (La Cité du Vin, Puy du Fou, ... ) - SOLD OUT

Room: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – IAAPA Bus stop
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