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2014 Symposium - The Business of Health

The Business of Health - NYSPA 2014 Symposium

AGENDA


8:00-8:30
Breakfast
The Library at the Soho House

8:30-8:45
The Business of Health / What is Wellness   
Professor Mary Tabacchi
Spa Development and Wellness, Cornell 

8:45-9:15     
The Intersection of Spa and Wellness
Jeremy McCarthy, Starwood Hotels

9:15-9:45     
Economics of Hospitality Industry NYS & NYC
Anne-Lloyd Jones, CRE, Managing Director, HVS

9:45-10:15
Virgin Hotels and Spas Development
Allison Hope, Head Development Virgin Hotels

10:15-10:45
Market Segments for Lifestyle Hotels
Adam Glickman, Head, EVEN Hotels

10:45-11:00   
Coffee Break
Library, Soho House

11:00-11:45   
Intention of Unique Wellness Resort
Robert Thurman,
Professor Buddhist Studies, Columbia University

11:45-12:45   
Does Wellness Pay?
Melinda Bush, CHA, HRW Holdings
Andrea Foster, VP, PKF   
Robert Henry, Robert Henry Architects
Tanuj Puri, Financial Analyst, Red Door

12:45-1:30    
Lunch
Library, Soho House           
   
1:30-2:15   
WATSON Business and Health/Medical
Joe Ziskin,  VP Strategy, IBM

2:15-2:45   
Marketing Wellness
Nikita Sarkar, Hotels INNovate,
Event Chair, Cornell Hotel Society, NYC
Alissa Hendel, Director of Sales, Sabre,
President Cornell  Hotel Society, NYC

2:45-3:45         
The Real Estate Market: Spa & Wellness       
Melinda Bush, CHA, HRW Holdings                                   
Ben Cadwell, VP, Hospitality Capital    Advisors
Anne Lloyd-Jones, CRE, Managing Director, HVS
Allison Hope, Head Development Virgin 

3:45-4:00   
Coffee Break
Library, Soho House

4:00-4:30   
Exercise, Cognition & Performance in Students
Wendy Suzuki, Professor, Neurobiology
New York University       

4:30-5:00
How Mindfulness Works
Jason Sherwin, Professor Neurobiology,
Columbia University

5:00-6:00
What Wellness Means To Me
Susie Ellis. Chairman, CEO,
Global  Wellness  Institute         
Robert Thurman, Professor,
Buddhist Studies, Columbia University        
Jeremy McCarthy, Starwood Hotels 
Wendy Suzuki, Professor, Neurobiology, NYU

6:00-7:00     
Wine, Hors d’oeuvres & Networking       
Soho House

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