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Sunday, July 11th, 2015 (Cape Canaveral, Florida)

Embark / Registration Check-In
11:00am
Embark Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas Cruise Ship in Cape Canaveral, FL, United States.
Cape Canaveral, Florida
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship)
Cruise Ship
3:30pm – 5:30pm
Registration Check-in (Check-in and collect your Tech Cruise 2015 Registration Pass in the Conference Center (Deck 2) and meet the staff.)
Conference Center (Deck 2)
4:30pm
7 night Caribbean Cruise Departs
Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment(Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Monday, July 12th, 2015 (At Sea)

General Sessions
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship)
Cruise Ship
10:00am
Conference Center Opens
Conference Center (Deck 2)
10:30am – 10:40am

Conference Kick-off and Opening Remarks




Jacob Curtis, Conference Emcee



Conference Kick-off and Opening Remarks welcome by Jacob Curtis, Tech Cruise 2015 Conference Emcee


Conference Center
10:40am – 11:10am

Opening Keynote: A New Generation of Branded Search




Aaron Polmeer, Chief Executive Officer, Search Experiences



Aaron Polmeer will give an entrepreneurial perspective on the opportunities and benefits for companies to brand ‘web search’ the number one activity performed daily online by their customers. Attendees will learn what branded search is, how it is activated and how it can be monetized, while increasing and retaining web traffic online for any company website.


Brought to you bySearch Experiences



Conference Center (Deck 2)
11:10am – 11:35am

Data is Delicious: Why Everyone Needs to be Thinking About Data




Ammon Fife, Director, Data Science and Analytics, Bonneville Communications



Marketing has changed more in the last five years than in the previous 500. Data science and modern technology give us the ability to understand audiences at a micro level, customize and target messaging at the individual level, and know if we are getting through to them in real-time. It also helps us to squeeze every cent out of our advertising budgets. Learn how you can use data to develop consumer insights, optimize campaigns and creative, and get more bang for your buck.


Brought to you byboncom



Conference Center
11:35am – 12:00pm

Using Digital Media to Drive Face to Face Engagement




Lisa Apolinski, Chief Executive Officer, 3 Dog Write



As you set up your digital strategy, are you keeping in mind your face-to-face engagement? Digital media is key to get to that in person meeting. But how does the virtual world interact with the physical one? In this presentation, attendees will: Understand how digital media compliments, and enhances, face-to-face engagement; Learn techniques to drive face-to-face engagement using digital assets; Understand the integration of digital media into an effective in person engagement strategy.


Brought to you byThree Dog Write



Conference Center
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Networking Luncheon
Main Dining Room
(Leonardo Deck 3)
1:30pm – 1:50pm

Leveraging Your Personal Brand on Social Media




Jacob Curtis, Owner, Branding by Jacob


Jacob Curtis

Jacob Curtis will share tips and advice from his experience in leveraging his online influence through his personal brand to make a name for the company he works for. Listen to what Jacob has to say about his journey using personal branding on social media as an employee advocate. Attendees will learn the importance of personal brands in general, how trust is important on social media, knowing which social platforms to focus on, how to measure success and the importance of data metrics.


Conference Center
1:50pm – 2:30pm

The Future of Social Media




Mark Schaefer, Executive Director, Schaefer Marketing Solutions



In a world where marketing platforms seem to be shifting daily, it might seem impossible to predict where the future of social media is going, but Mark Schaefer has a pretty good idea. In this acclaimed, entertaining, and unforgettable speech, Schaefer discusses



  • The three digital marketing revolutions and the fourth that will begin in the next two years.

  • The very real business challenges presented by information density

  • Critical strategies to cut through the Internet noise to become the consumer’s signal

  • The role of advanced filters, cognitive computing, and wearable technology in a future marketing mix

  • The one “killer app” for digital marketing, sales and service for the next five years


The Future of Social Media was named one of the Top 10 events of SXSW and has received acclaim from audiences around the world.



Brought to you byIntel



Conference Center
2:30pm

Conference Wrap Up and Close




Jacob Curtis, Conference Emcee


Jacob Curtis

After a day of high impact Keynote presentations, Jacob Curtis, Tech Cruise 2015’s Conference Emcee will Wrap Up and conclude the General Sessions.


Conference Center
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Tuesday, July 13th, 2015 (Labadee, Haiti)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
8:00am
Cruise Ship Arrives Labadee, Haiti
Labadee, Haiti
Flexible

Free Time in Labadee, Haiti




Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Labadee, Haiti.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Labadee, Haiti. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Labadee, Haiti
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
4:00pm
Cruise Ship Departs Labadee, Haiti
Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Wednesday, July 14th, 2015 (Falmouth, Jamaica)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
10:00am
Cruise Ship Arrives Falmouth, Jamaica
Falmouth, Jamaica
Flexible

Free Time in Falmouth, Jamaica




Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Falmouth, Jamaica.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Falmouth, Jamaica. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Falmouth, Jamaica
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:00pm
Cruise Ship Departs Falmouth, Jamaica
Cruise Ship
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 (George Town, Cayman Islands)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
8:00am
Cruise Ship Arrives George Town, Cayman Islands
George Town, Cayman Islands
Flexible

Free Time in George Town, Cayman Islands




Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in George Town, Cayman Islands.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in George Town, Cayman Islands. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



George Town, Cayman Islands
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
4:00pm
Cruise Ship Departs George Town, Cayman Islands
Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Friday, May 1st, 2015 (Cozumel, Mexico)

Free Time / Networking
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
10:00am
Cruise Ship Arrives Cozumel, Mexico
Cozumel, Mexico
Flexible

Free Time in Cozumel, Mexico




Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship or Disembark for day of optional shore excursions and/or free time in Cozumel, Mexico.


Onboard Entertainment:


Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Optional Shore Excursions:


Visit https://www.royalcaribbean.com/findacruise/cruiseDetails/shoreExcursions.do?packageCode=

FR07W137&sailDate=1150426 or the Royal Caribbean Excursions Desk on board to view and reserve any optional Shore Excursions in Cozumel, Mexico. Optional Shore Excursions have limited availability and are an additional cost to delegates.



Cozumel, Mexico
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:00pm
Cruise Ship Departs Cozumel, Mexico
Cruise Ship
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 (At Sea)

Free Time / Farewell
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship)
Cruise Ship
Flexible

Free Time




Free Time: Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship

Onboard Entertainment:

Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for morning entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Cruise Ship
Flexible
Lunch (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
Flexible

Free Time




Free Time: Relax and enjoy free time onboard Cruise Ship

Onboard Entertainment:

Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for afternoon entertainment options onboard cruise ship.


Cruise Ship
5:45pm
Networking Dinner (Networking Dinner in reserved group seating in Main Dining Room for Tech Cruise 2015 attendees. Alternatively, make your own private dining arrangements onboard Cruise Ship.)
Man Dining Room
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Farewell Cocktail Party (Kick back and relax at the Farewell Cocktail Party at Olive or Twist in the Viking Crown Lounge.)
Olive or Twist (Deck 14)
Varies
Evening Entertainment (Refer to daily Royal Caribbean Cruise Compass for evening entertainment options onboard cruise ship.)
Cruise Ship

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 (Port Canaveral, Florida)

Disembark
Flexible
Breakfast (Many Dining Options onboard Cruise Ship.)
Cruise Ship
6:00am
Disembark Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas Cruise Ship in Cape Canaveral, FL, United States.
Cape Canaveral, Florida