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Last week we opened registration for our flagship Skift Global Forum, the first conference focused on top strategists, technologists, and marketers in travel, the people creating and defining the future of travel in 2014 and beyond.

Since then, our early bird tickets have been selling fast, and we have been adding additional speakers to the already amazing lineup.

Newly confirmed speakers and their talks include:

» Sree Srinivasan, Chief Digital Officer of Metropolitan Museum of Art, on reinventing attractions and museums for digital age.

» Pekka Vauramo, CEO of Finnair, on reinventing a storied airline brand and pivoting to Asia.

» Cathy Tull, Chief Marketing Officer, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, on lessons to be learnt from travel’s most iconic tagline of all time.

» James Park, the legendary aviation interior design and Founder, JPA Design, on creating the perfect airline cabin space.

» David Ambrose, Managing Director of Steadfast Venture Capital, on a new way to look at the travel funnel for investing in startups.

Check out the full lineup of 21 speakers and talks at, and we will be adding more over the coming days.

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The Early Bird tickets are on sale now and going fast, come learn and define the future of travel, on Oct 9th in New York City!

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Photo Credit: Skift Global Forum, October 9th at the New York Times Center, New York City.