THERMAL CONGRESS PROGRAMME
Global experience – experts meet in Nancy
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Experts from around the globe will be contributing to five panels with their knowledge, experience and best practices.
The International Congress on Thermal Tourism (“The Thermal Congress”) 2023 is taking place as one-day-event in the framework of “Les Rencontres Internationales du Thermalisme et du Bien-Être”.
On 8th November French organisations and associations hold their national meetings, for French members only.
*Site inspections, thermal experiences, guided tours and special programmes
* are offered by Grand Nancy *free of charge* for the international delegates on 8th and 10th November.
SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES SPEAKERS
Transnational Cooperation SPEAKERS
08:30 - 09:00
Arrival and Registration of delegates
09:00 - 09:30
Welcome & Opening of the Congress Day
Mathieu Klein – President, Métropole Grand Nancy
09:30 - 10:00
Nancy – New European Destination for Health, Sport and Wellness
10:00 - 11:00
Roundtable No. 1:
The thermal heritage of the great cross-border region, a laboratory for the European policies in favour of the spa industry?
François Werner – Member of the Board, Féderation Thermale du Grand Est (France)
Pierre Plumer - General Director, Mondorf Domain Thermal, Mondorf-les-Bains (Luxemburg)
11:05 - 12:15
Roundtable No. 2:
The French international thermal observatory: lessons in economics for the thermal sector?
Stefan Szirucsek – President, Austrian Spa Association (Austria)
12:15 – 13:45
13:45 - 15:15
Roundtable No. 3:
Thermal Tourism – Potential of development on a global level?
Ava Roxanne Stritt – Journalist and Content Creator (USA)
15:05 - 16:15
Roundtable No. 4:
Dr. Xavier Marí – Medical Director, Balneario de Montanejos (Spain)
16:15 - 16:45
16:45 - 17:45
Roundtable No. 5:
What are the new environmental challenges of the thermal industry: energy management, sustainable development and quality of life?
Csilla Mezösi - Secretary General, European Spa Association (ESPA)
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