30th Wordwide Conference

24 Oct 2019 to 26 Oct 2019

 

30th IFTTA Conference

24.-26. Oct. 2019

Comenius University

Bratislava

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

Wednesday, Oct. 23

 

 

14:00-18:00

Board Meeting

Conference Registration

Comenius University / Law Faculty

Thursday, Oct. 24

 

 

10:00-12:00

Guided City Walk

Bratislava Old Town

12:00-14:00

Lunch (individual arrangements)

 

14:00-14:30

Opening Ceremony

Comenius University / Law Faculty

14:30-15:50

First Conference Session

Package Travel – New Laws , New Challenges

  • Stephen Mason (England): Liability of Package Organisers for injuries and illness under the PTD
  • Uta Stenzel (Germany): Booking via Internet - The liability of travel entities for booking errors

Comenius University / Law Faculty

15:50-16:10

Coffee Break

 

16:10-17:30

First Conference Session (continued)

  • Monika Jurkova (Slovakia): The Implementation of the PTD 2015 in Slovakia
  • Andras Salamon (Hungary): Amendment necessary? Transposition of the new PTD into the Hungarian Legal Order
  • Evanthia Kardoulia (Greece): Implementation of the PTD 2015 in Greece

Comenius University / Law Faculty

 

Dinner (individual arrangements)

 

 

Optional Visit of the Opera

(Programme to be announced)

 

Friday, Oct. 25

 

 

09:30-10:50

Second Conference Session

Passenger Rights and Carrier Liability

  • David Sprecher (Israel): Passenger Rights
  • Rebekah Tanti-Dougall (Malta): The Cyber Threat in Aviation: New Developments from an EU and International Perspective

Comenius University / Law Faculty

10:50-11:10

Coffee Break

 

11:10-12:30

Second Conference Session (Continued)

  • Natalia Kollarova (Austria): Air Passenger Rights

Comenius University / Law Faculty

12:30-14:00

Light Lunch (included)

 

14:00-15:20

Third Conference Session

Hospitality Law

  • John Downes (Scotland): Regulating the Travel and Tourism Sector

Comenius University / Law Faculty

15:20-15:40

Coffee Break

 

15:40-17:00

Third Conference Session

(continued)

 

19:00

Gala Dinner (included)

 

Saturday, Oct. 26

 

 

09:30-10:50

Fourth Conference Session

Mixed Topics

  • Maria Goretti Sanches Lima (Brasil): EU-Mercosur agreement 2019. The impact on travel and tourism
  • Gianluca Rossoni (Italy): The Influence of Directive 2006/123/EC on Services in the Internal Market on Italian Travel Agencies and Tourism Professionals

Comenius University / Law Faculty

10:50-11:10

Coffee Break

 

11:10-12:30

IFTTA AGM

Comenius University / Law Faculty

12:30-14:00

Lunch (individual arrangements)

 

14:00-19:00

Bus Trip to Small Carpathian Wine Route / Pottery Manufactory / Winery with Wine Tastings and Traditional Slovak Food (included)

 

 

 

 

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