Workshops

Saturday, February 22nd at 9am

PERPIGNAN WORKSHOP

Gaël Imperial

API Product Manager at Amadeus for Developers

 

Topic: Amadeus for Developers Self-Service APIs

 

Summary

This session will give developers all the tools they need to connect to Amadeus for Developers Self-Service APIs and build a killer travel app. After an intro to Amadeus and Amadeus for Developers, we’ll explain how to connect to our APIs, covering authorization, our SDKs and the steps needed to call our APIs. Once we know how to connect, we’ll take a look at our Self-Service API catalog. We’ll go through our four categories (air, hotel, destination content and trip), explain the product and highlight some especially useful APIs like flight booking or Artificial Intelligence APIs. The workshop will end with a Q&A session.

 

Biography

Gaël joined the Amadeus IT Group 9 years ago. He started as a product definition [SE1] helping

airlines transfer over to the Amadeus system. Later, he became an API designer and started designing a JSON service to help travel agents build their own website or mobile application.

He is currently a member of the Amadeus API Design Committee and Product Manager of the Amadeus for Developers program. His mission is to offer more APIs to travel agents, startups and innovators to shape the future of travel.

Saturday, February 22nd at 5pm

PALMA WORKSHOP

David Gelpi

Professor of Computer Science at the CIFP Francesc de Borja Moll

Technical Teacher for Vocational Training in Computer Systems and Applications

 

Topic: “Garbage in, garbage out”, or how not to start an AI start-up.

 

Summary

This presentation will try to answer some of the fundamental questions that need to be asked before founding a technology-based start-up, with a special focus on the technical and ethical problems inherent in Artificial Intelligence.

 

Biography

David Gelpi has a BSc in Physics from the University of Santiago de Compostela, and an MSc in “Advanced Technologies for Intelligent Software Development” from the University of Vigo. He has taught as an associate professor at the School of Computer Engineering at the same university, both in the Bachelor’s degree program in Computer Engineering and in the Master’s degree program in “Open Source Software Consulting”. He currently coordinates the dual vocational training program in web application development at the CIFP Francesc de Borja Moll, in collaboration with several companies from the ICT sector in Mallorca. He is part of the Corps of Secondary School Teachers in the field of Computer Science and of the Corps of Technical Teachers for Vocational Training in Computer Systems and Applications.

Sunday, February 23rd at 9am

BARCELONA WORKSHOP

Patrick Torrent

Executive Director of the Catalan Tourism Board

Generalitat of Catalonia

 

Topic: New challenges in tourism marketing

 

Summary

Catalonia wants to establish itself as a European leader in the field of responsible tourism. The idea is not so much to increase the amount of tourism as to increase the quality of the tourism in our country. We desire to promote an environmentally sustainable, socially inclusive and universally accessible tourism, characterized by a shorter off-season, greater spatial distribution, greater variety and greater expenditure. We intend to achieve this goal through innovation – not only with respect to products but also in terms of processes and governance.

 

Biography

Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the leisure, travel & tourism industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Innovation Boosting, Marketing and Business Planning and Strategic Management. Excellent skills in long-term vision and making things happen.

 

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University of Perpignan
52, Av. Paul Alduy
66000 - Perpignan (France)