Earth21 - The ASTM Sustainable Travel Conference
We couldn't wait to share the good news: we are pleased to announce our first face-to-face event of 2021 - Earth21!
We cannot wait to meet with you this November, there you will be able to meet with sustainability experts, hear what your peers have implemented in their value chain, we will help you move from concept to action and provide take aways to build a more conscious and sustainable travel programme.
Save the date on your calendar and be ready to meet with the Swiss Business Travel Industry really soon. More information will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
10:30 - Welcome Coffee & Introduction
10:45 - What is sustainable procurement and how does it apply to travel procurement?Speaker: Marcela Navarro, CEO & Co-Founder, ProjectXGlobal
11:00 - Case-study I
11:15 - Case-study II
11:30 - Q&A
11:45 - Coffee Break
12:00 - Make yourself a sustainable travel procurement hero.
12:30 - What effect will permanently reduced travel volumes have on travel strategies and travel managers?
13:00 - Lunch
14:15 - Round table
15:25 - Coffee Break
15:40 - Make meetings greener
Speaker: Erica Fawer, Group Internal Communication Director and Sustainability Integration Director, MCI Group
16:10 - Review of day by ASTM
16:30 - Closing Speech & Networking Aperitif
Amon Cohen, Conference Director, Business Travel Show
Pl. de la Gare 2, 1001 Lausanne
The 4 star Continental Hotel welcomes you in the heart of the French speaking part of Switzerland, directly in front of the Lausanne train station and only a few minutes away from the beautiful Lake Geneva.
116 spacious rooms offer you great comfort and numerous services, as well as modernity through the free use of a smart phone with free international calls and internet.
After Event Activity
After our Networking Aperitif we want to invite you on a Walk Tour of Lausanne, organised by the Lausanne Tourism Office.
Please note: This page will be updated regularly as we receive new information. Last updated: 26th September
Onsite COVID Restrictions
We take the health and safety of all attendees to our events seriously and in light of COVID-19, we have spent even more time ensuring we do everything necessary in this important area.
We will continue to follow the guidance of the Swiss Government and are working closely with our venue, Hotel Continental.
As with any other event in Switzerland please be respectful of other people and do not attend if:
- You feel unwell, including a high temperature, new continuous cough and a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste;
- You are isolating or have been asked to by a government test and trace service;
- You have been in close contact with anyone who has COVID-19 or anyone who has been showing symptoms.
Onsite COVID-19 Protocol:
All attendees to Earth21 will be expected, on arrival, to demonstrate ONE of the following:
- A negative Antigen test taken within 48 hours of the event;
- Full vaccination Certificate
NOTE: without one of the above, you will not be admitted into the event.