Agenda

Sleep Essentials
10:30 - 12:00
Round Tables
Conference Curator & Host
Director of Hospitality
Perkins + Will
Founder & CEO
Style Psychology Ltd
Founder
Nulty
Principal
CKOA
Creative Director
David Collins Studio
Creative Director & Founder
Music Concierge Limited

Sector experts from the Architecture & Design communities and beyond circulate from table to table to answer your questions and provide insight and inspiration.

Sleep Set - The Science of Tribes
12:15 - 13:00
Presentation
Conference Curator & Host
WOW Architects
Mitsui Designtec
Studio PROOF
Mitsui Designtec
Associate
Aukett Swanke

A global line up of leading design practices were challenged to design a guest room for five different tribes. Listen to their design journey and walk into each room before the winner is announced. Expect five very different tribal experiences.

In conversation with Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou
14:15 - 14:45
Interview
Co-Founder
SPACE Copenhagen
Co-Founder
SPACE Copenhagen

Join founders of SPACE Copenhagen Signe Bindslev Henriksen and Peter Bundgaard Rützou much acclaimed for their design work at NOMA, Copenhagen and, more recently, 11 Howard, Manhattan, in conversation with Guy Dittrich, Conference Curator and Host.

Living with Design
14:50 - 15:25
Panel Discussion
General Manager
ME London
General Manager
Sheraton Grand London, Park Lane
Editor
HD Magazine
General Manager
L'Oscar Hotel, London

Design defines hotels from luxury to budget. But once the champagne and canapés of the opening parties have been quaffed and the designer have moved on, how does a hotel’s design scheme shape up over time? HD magazine NYC Editor Stacy Shoemaker Rauen will be in discussion with high profile General Managers to find out on a practical level, when design works and when it doesn’t.

Art Panel
15:30 - 16:05
Panel Discussion
Global Director of Design
Le Meridien Hotels
Art Curator
Nordic Hotels & Resorts
Rockwell Group
Curator, Director
Double Decker
CEO
Visto Images

In an increasingly competitive world art curation in hotels is becoming a more apparent differentiator, Art curators and hoteliers discuss the tie in with whole design narrative and more.

Fear & Love in Hotel Design
16:20 - 16:55
Panel Discussion
Sinus Institute
Vice President of Design
Westin, Sheraton & Le Meridien Starwood Hotels and Resorts
CEO
Sarah Miller & Partners
Principal
Stonehill & Taylor
Global Head - Hospitality
Deloitte

Our world is complex and contradictory. We live in a techempowered acceleration culture facing major political, social and environmental challenges. Alternatively, we are surrounded by human progress and new opportunity. Respected experts from diverse fields will consider what these differing visions mean for the global hotel sector and if design has a role to play as either perpetrator or antidote. Will fear or love shape our futures?

Singapore and More - Loh Lik Peng on Hotel and Restaurant Creation
17:00 - 17:30
Interview
CEO
Unlisted Collection

Hear from one of the world’s most prolific hoteliers and restaurateurs, Loh Lik Peng, founder of the Unlisted Collection, a group of 7 uniquely stylish hotels and 20 restaurants in London, Singapore, Shanghai and Sydney.  Discover how his touch and charm with partners such as designers Neri & Hu and chef Jason Atherton has allowed him to create unique experiences time and again.  Going against the grain whilst hitting the zeitgeist full on.