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Monday, September 28th

9:00 Rainer Jenss, FTA
Introduction
9:30 Jim Pickell, HomeExchange
The Sharing Economy’s Impact on Traveling Families
10:00 Sarah Gavin, Expedia
Why Vacation Deprived is the New Sleep Deprived and What to Do About It
10:30 Wendy Perrin, WendyPerrin.com
The Unique Challenges Parents Face When Traveling with Children
followed by Panel Discussion with
Ida Keiper, Starbrite Traveler
Eileen Ogintz, Taking the Kids
11:15 Margo Peyton, Family Dive Adventures
Keeping Kids Safe on the Road
11:45 Sarah Liaram, Sanctuary Retreats
Families Giving Back

Tuesday, September 29th

9:00 Randy Garfield, USTA
What Happened to the American Vacation?
9:30 Toby O’Rourke, Kampgrounds of America (KOA)
How Technology Is Changing the Way Families Travel Together
10:00 Richard Wiese, Born to Explore
Travel That You Cannot Find in the Guidebooks
10:30 Panel: The Future of Family Travel with
The Unique Challenges Parents Face When Traveling with Children
Heidi Mitchell, t+l – Moderator
Jeremy Saum, AFAR
Lissa Harnish-Poirot, Family Vacation Critic
Bonnie Levengood, MSC Cruises
11:15 Chris Elliott, USA Today
Finding Your Inner Consumer Advocate
11:45 Nancy Sathre-Vogel
Roadschooling: How Travel Facilitates Learning
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