2023 Programme

IWTTF has become renowned as an open, dynamic, authentic and engaging platform, leading discussions on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within travel and tourism, with the passionate objective of developing a more equitable, sustainable, and successful industry. It will be an opportunity to hear and learn from inspiring individuals across the industry – from senior leaders and dynamic entrepreneurs at the top of their careers to people whose lives are directly impacted by some of the topics debated throughout the day, and who will share their experiences.



21 JUNE 2023

18:00Registration & NetworkingExpedia HO
The Angel Building, 407 St John’s St, London, EC1V 4EX
  • Ariane Gorin,
    President, Expedia for Business, Expedia Group
19:00Award CeremonyPresentation of the inaugural IWTTF Awards with categories including:

  • Leadership
  • DEI
  • Talent
  • Allyship

22 JUNE 2023

09:00Welcome, Agenda and Introduction
  • Jaz Ampaw-Farr – Multi award-winning SPEAKER OF THE YEAR 2022 | Expert in Leadership, Resilience, Wellbeing & Diversity | TED X Speaker | Author |Everyday Hero


10:00The climate crisis is impacting women in travel and tourism and everyone should be concerned!
  • Dr Susanne Etti Global Environmental Impact Manager, Intrepid Travel
  • Martina Rogato Sustainability and Diversity Advisor / Women7 (G7) Climate Justice Co-Chair
  • Kathy Morrissey MEng  Director of Planning and Insights at London Stansted Airport
  • Lara Meliki Vokai, Resort Manager, Nukubati – Great Sea Reef – Supported by Tourism Fiji
  • Moderated by Juliet Kinsman, Sustainable-travel Expert & Impact-led Consultant, Powered by Weeva
10:45Fostering innovation by removing barriers to entrepreneurship and harnessing DEI and Technology


11:45On a Journey to Inclusion – Belonging in travel and tourism
12:30 to 13:15Lunch


13:15 to 14:00Neurodiversity: Talent’s Final Frontier
  • Max Siegel, LinkedIn Top 10 LGBTQIA+ Voices. LGBTQ+, Transgender & Neurodiversity inclusion speaker & consultant
  • Caroline Clark, Product Leader working with start-ups & scale-ups across industries
  • Tiffany Casson, Client Relationship Manager Inntel – The Meetings and Travel Management Company
  • Helen Moon, Chief Executive, EventWell
  • Moderated by Lindsay Garvey Jones, National Sales Manager, Holidays Extras and Chair, AWTE (Association of Women Travel Executives)
14:00 to 14:30The BIG Neurodiversity Conversation
14:30 to 15:30Group Mentoring


15:45Presentation of findings of the first ever investigation into Allyship in the travel and tourism followed by panel discussion
16:45 – 17:00Summing up and Conclusion
17:00 – 18:30Networking reception

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