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HTI Conference brings you a variety of panellists and speakers who are writing their own rules and will provide you with the ideas and learn to face your personal business challenges in new and innovative ways. We are continuously updating our Speakers list, please check back for updates.

HTI Conference Zagreb 2018 Featured Speakers in Alphabetical Order: 

Global Healthcare Travel Consultant

ABDALLAH A. AL-HINDAWI

From 2009 until January 2017 I held the position of Executive Manager for the Private Hospitals Association, Jordan (PHA).

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Health Tourism Head, MU Budapest and former State Secretary for Tourism, Hungary

ADAM RUSZINKÓ

Built up an extensive network with Hungarian politicians and professionals while worked for the Government as the Director of Spa Tourism Development Program at the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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Medical Tourism Association Hungary Nonprofit Ltd. managing partner

ÁKOS FARKAS

Managing partner of Medical Tourism Association Hungary Nonprofit Ltd. He has medical media expertise of 10 years and has been devoted to building global medical tourism cooperation system and to driving the development of medical tourism in Hungary. 

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Founder of microsurgical techniques in oral Implantology, awarded international speaker

DR. BEHNAM SHAKIBAIE

Dr. Shakibaie`s new specialized clinic in Tehran, IRAN considered to be one of the world leading centers in the field of “Implant Microsurgery and minimally invasive implant-prosthetic oral reconstruction”.

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Boris Turkić Co-founder and director M+ International Services

BORIS TURKIĆ

Boris has been involved with mobile and digital marketing for over 10 years and in 2011 together with a couple of partners founded M+ agency, a full-service marketing agency with a strong emphasis on digital marketing.

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MD, General Manager, B-Wise, Turkey

CENK TEZCAN

Being a medical doctor, Dr. Tezcan has over 25 years of experience in healthcare field. He is an expert on turn-key hospital projects. Medical equipment planning and hospital design are also his expertise.

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Senior Consultant- Hospitality & Travel Industry, France

CHRIS RIGA

Chris has extensive experience in multiple facets of the Hospitality and Travel Industry. His more than 40 years career spans the globe in senior positions with groups like Utell International, Meridien Hotels,, American Airlines, Club Med, Swissôtel.

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Founder and Executive Director of MedTours Africa.

CHEUROMBO PSWARAYI

MedTours Africa is a medical tourism facilitating company which envisions health care access for all Ms. Pswarayi is well versed with the African market trends through continued research in the industry and frequent attendance at healthcare conferences worldwide.

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Managing Director of FIT Reisen, Germany

CLAUDIA WAGNER

In 1982 Claudia Wagner started to work for the German tour operator FIT Reisen specialized in Health, Spa & Wellness as a graduate in business Management after studying at the University of Applied Sciences in Worms, Germany.

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CEO & Founder, Magicraft, USA

DEJAN LUGONJA

Dejan Lugonja is a serial entrepreneur targeting tech and telco innovations.

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Deputy Director of Termatalia, Spain

EMMA GONZÁLEZ DIÉGUEZ

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Ernest Svažić, Municipal Mayor of Municipality Krapinske Toplice

ERNES SVAŽIĆ

Ernest Svažić spent most of his career in the field of tourism in Krapina-Zagorje County. He ran the sales department of Terme Jezerčica for six years and after it he was a marketing manager at Terme Tuhelj.

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Partnership programs director, Medical Tourism Agencies Association

EVGENIY CHERNYSHEV

Evgeniy Chernyshev is a seasoned expert in the medical tourism market. For four years Evgeniy directed the marketing and development of one of the largest medical tourism agencies.

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Co-Founder and COO of Qunomedical

GERO GRAF

Gero is Co-Founder and COO of Qunomedical which serves as a digital hub for high quality, affordable treatments at home and abroad.

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Director of Deloitte, Croatia

HRVOJKA SKOKOVIĆ HARAŠIĆ

Hrvojka has got a MBA from the Modul University in Vienna with an emphasis on public administration, BA in Marketing and Business Administration at Nottingham Trent University, BAKK BA in commercial marketing and branding from Hogeschool Holland, the Netherlands and speaks English, German, Dutch and a bit of Spanish.

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MBA, Head of ABT Educational Business Development, Israel

IRENA RAPOPORT

ABT-Global is a versatile organization, including special subsidiaries such as Medical Flights &Air Ambulance services, Medical Treatments abroad and Educational Department.

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Managing Director & Global Head of B2G Dubai, UAE

JAI VERMA

Jai Verma is the Managing Director & Global Head of B2G (Business to Government) based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. His responsibilities include the P&L, strategic planning and development of B2G to focus on the government business globally.

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FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sci.’s, Austria

KAI ILLING

Prof. Dr. Kai Illing, educated in the field of Business Administration with a major in health, is Associate Professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Graz/Bad Gleichenberg Austria.

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Director of Croatian National Tourist Board

KRISTJAN STANIČIĆ

He started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs but has been active in the tourism sector since 2001. In his career he worked in the marketing and sales segment but has also held the functions of the chairman of the board at Liburnia Riviera Hotels, Jadran Crikvenica and in the Slovenian hotel Bernardin. He became the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board on July 5, 2017.

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Responsible for International relationships and Communitarian policies for European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA), Italy

LUCA BRUSCHI

Specialist in European project management, International relationships and cooperation, Intercultural dialogue.

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President and Co-founder of the Medical Tourism Association®, USA

RENEE-MARIE STEPHANO

Renée-Marie Stephano is president and co-founder of the Medical Tourism Association® and editor-in-chief of Medical Tourism Magazine® and the Health and Wellness Destination Guide Series of books. Ms. Stephano has authored several books from “Developing International Patient Centers, Best Practices in Facilitation,” to “Medical Tourism for Insurers and Employers,” and the most recent, “Engaging Wellness.”

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Managing Director of Bizovačke Toplice and President of the Health Tourism Association at Croatian Chamber of Economy, Croatia

MARCEL MEDAK

Marcel Medak graduated from the Faculty of Kinesiology in 1996 with the Master’s Degree in Kinesiology. From 2009 to 2017 he was the managing director of Special Hospital for Medical rehabilitation Daruvarske toplice in Daruvar. Since the beginning of 2018 he is the managing director of Bizovačke Toplice, thermal spa in Bizovac.

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CEO and Founder of Central Eastern European & West African Business Association

MICHAEL DADA

Michael A. Dada is an African-European Commercial Diplomats that helps in promoting and fostering trade and investment opportunities between the two continents, particularly the Central and Eastern European region and West African countries.

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Senior Advisor, Global Services-Operations, Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services, USA

MURAT KUCUKKAYA

Murat Kucukkaya serves as Senior Advisor, Global Services – Operations for Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services, Europe – Middle East – Africa. He has extensive international experience in healthcare operations, quality management, and health information systems.

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Chief Executive Officer, BeSure Medical & Health Performance Services Division, UAE

NADA FAYYAD

Chief Executive Officer, BeSure Medical & Health Performance Services Division, UAE

Nada Fayyad is the CEO of BeSure Medical & Health Performance Services Division. Extremely passionate about healthcare, Nada has been involved in the sector in various capacities and roles over the last decade.

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Owner and Editor-in-chief DoctorGEO, Russia

NATALIA STROKOVSKA

Entrepreneur, medical journalist, member of the European Association of Journalists (AEJ). Experience in the medical field 18 years. The owner of medical tourism company DoсtorGEO.info. Founding in 2012.

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Senior researcher and consultant at the Institute for Tourism, Croatia

NEDA TELIŠMAN-KOŠUTA

Ms. Neda Telišman-Košuta,M.A. is currently employed as a senior researcher and consultant  at the Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia

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Professor, Head of Special Hospital for Orthopaedic Surgery AKROMION, Croatia

NIKOLA ČIČAK

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General Manager of Bagatin Clinic, Croatia

OGNJEN BAGATIN

Besides serving as the CEO of his own company Mr. Bagatin is also a member of the President Board of MBA Croatia as well as the Medical Tourism Council at the Croatian Chamber of Economy.

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PhD, Editor-in-Chief at International Journal of Healthcare Management, UK

PAULO MOREIRA

Paulo Moreira holds a PhD in health management from the University of Manchester, UK and over 18 years of experience in the healthcare sector which include executive positions in hospital management, LTC and integrated healthcare, health insurance, eHealth and European affairs for health policy development.

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Co-founder of S.T.A.R. Digital Group

PETAR PAVIĆ

Experienced digital media and marketing expert, a founding partner in several successful digital ventures in SEE region and strategic consultant for digital operations for one of the top marketing agencies in the region.

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Managing Director and Founder, Royality Consultants, UAE

RANIA KIMRAKJI

Extensive experience with entrepreneurship spirit- she developed expertise&demonstrated success-driven strategies through implementation of key projects & based programs within Government, Diplomacy, PR /Media, and Medical, Health, Lifestyle Tourism and Investment Sectors- locally & internationally.

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CEO, Middle East and Africa at Optum, UnitedHealth Group, UAE

SAIF ALJAIBEJI

Mr. Saif Aljaibeji is Regional CEO for Middle East and Africa at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group Company, based in Dubai. UHG is a diversified healthcare company and ranked 6th on Fortune magazine.

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Director of Protecti Global

SANDEEP VOHRA

Sandeep is the Director for Strategy & Business at Protecti Global based in Dubai. A diversified, enthusiastic and accomplished, professional with over 19 years of comprehensive experience in the Insurance, Travel and Healthcare industries.

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CEO and Founder of Tripsetc Travel Company

SHERIF HASSAN

Multilingual Physician with International Experience.Visited and lived in over 50 Countries. Trained in The United Kingdom in Critical Care Medicine with further Postgraduate Training in the United States in infectious disease and Tropical Medicine.

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Behavioral scientist, educator, manager and investor

STJEPAN OREŠKOVIĆ

He is a tenured professor at the Zagreb School of Medicine. Under his leadership, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Strategic Information developed and executed programs for the experts, leaders and governments from more than 100 countries.

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CEO of MedicaTour Ltd.

TATIANA SOKOLOV

Tatiana Sokolov is CEO of the leading agency for medical tourism and consulting services in Russia and the CIS MedicaTour Ltd. Also since 2017, she is one of the founders of the Association of Medical Tourism Agencies and its representative in Moscow. She is often invited as a speaker and an expert to international conferences and congresses.

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Representative of ITB Medical Tourism

TOM DEDEK

Tom Dedek, co-owner of Diversity Tourism GmbH in Munich, Germany is sales and marketing representative of the Medical Tourism Segment at ITB Berlin

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CEO, ATLAS, Croatia

TOMISLAV VARGA

Tomislav Varga joined the adriatica.net Group in the position of President of the Board and CEO of the Croatian subsidiary Atlas. Prior to his engagement in adriatica.net, from 2009-2014.

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Research assistant at OCPS – SDA Bocconi in Milan

VALERIA ANSALONI

Valeria is a young research assistant for the Observatory on Private healthcare consumption based in the Bocconi’s School of management.

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MD, MBA, Chairman & co-founder of the Ukrainian Association of Medical Tourism (UAMT), Supervisor of the Global Healthcare Travel Council (GHTC), Ukraine

VIOLETTA IANYSHEVSKA

Mrs. Ianyshevska is a pioneer in Ukrainian medical tourism market and last years was dedicated to research, estimation and active development of medical tourism of Ukraine.

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Founder & President HTI Conference and Energy Clinic, Croatia

ZDESLAV RADOVCIC

Zdeslav is the founder of HTI Conference, which has been a leading health tourism industry event in Europe for the last six years. He is also the Founder and President of Energy Clinic and the EBI European Buyer Initiative. Zdeslav has been described as a visionary in European health tourism, bringing the industry together and moving it forward.

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BECOME A SPEAKER

 

The largest business to business (B2B) event in Europe in the Health Tourism Industry is waiting for you!

8th HTI Conference will gather 400+ delegates from more than 40 countries. Scheduled for 1st – 3rd March 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia, the conference will welcome prominent representatives from public and the private sector.

 

Join HTI Conference as a speaker! Why?

 

1. “Once in a lifetime” PR opportunity

Fielding a speaker at conferences keeps a company’s profile at the front of the health tourism industry.

2. Build a network

This is a great opportunity to build your professional network. Gain personal connections – emails, names, handshakes, friendships – with well-connected representatives of the health tourism industry, as well as potential clients and client inquiries.

3. Get your voice heard!

If you have experiences, research, ideas, techniques you would like to share, take the stage and do so. Give your contribution to the global health tourism industry and position yourself as an expert.

4. Improve your business

94% of HTI Conference 2017 participants claimed their business will improve because of B2B meetings. Take advantage of the best networking and business development opportunities!

5. Enjoy the conference for free!

Speakers get to enjoy all the benefits of the entire HTI Conference without paying any portion of the attendance fee.

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