Schedule at a Glance

The 21st European Congress features a unique lineup of panels and discussions featuring well informed speakers and offering regional market insights to help improve your business. Schedule subject to change.

Monday, 21 October

12:30 - 20:00  |  Registration Desk Hours

16:00 - 16:15  |  President’s Address & Welcome

Liz Clark - President, Health & Fitness Association

16:30 - 17:15  |  State of the Industry in Europe & Spain

17:30 - 18:30  |  Keynote Session

Permanent Reinvention: How to Be Undisruptable
Aidan McCullen - Host and Founder, The Innovation Show

18:30 - 20:00  |  Opening Reception

Tuesday, 22 October

07:00 - 08:00  |  Barcelona Run / Walk

09:00 - 17:30  |  Registration Desk Hours

09:30 - 10:30  |  Keynote Session

A Moderated Conversation with a Modern-Day Explorer
Ramón Larramendi - Innovator and designer, Windsled

10:30 - 11:00  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

11:00 - 12:00  |  Global CEO Panel

12:00 - 12:30  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

12:30 - 13:30  |  Modernizing Customer Communication Through Innovation & Technology

13:30 - 14:30  |  Sponsor Networking Luncheon

14:30 - 15:30  |  AI For Business Growth: A Case Study

15:30 - 16:00  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

16:00 - 17:30  |  Roundtable Discussions by Language

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Wednesday, 23 October

09:00 - 12:00  |  Registration Desk Hours

09:30 - 10:30  |  The Future of Global Franchising

10:30 - 11:00  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

11:00 - 12:00  |  Active Aging & Longevity Panel

12:00 - 12:30  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

12:30 - 13:30  |  The Club Becoming the Congregation: Creating the Third Space

13:30 - 14:30  |  Sponsor Networking Luncheon

14:30 - 15:30  |  The Next Era of Staffing

15:30 - 16:00  |  Sponsor Networking, Coffee & Tea Break

16:00 - 17:00  |  Keynote Session

The Future of Work: Challenging Current Systems and Creating Meaning in the Everyday
Monica Parker - Wonder Woman and leading global authority on the future of work

17:00 - 18:30  |  Closing Reception

Thursday, 24 October

09:00 - 13:00  |  Barcelona Club Tours