Three Conferences, Dec 8-14, 2017

Concluded 12/14: 4th International Conference on Events (ICE): Registered attendees will enjoy seminars and events. Review the Conference Program.

Speakers include:

  • Rosen College dean, Dr. Abraham Pizam, a founder of the college, will open the conference with a keynote.
  • Kathie Canning, Executive Director, Orlando County Convention Centre
  • Suzanne Neve, CEO, Florida Festivals & Events Association
  • Jason Siegel, CEO, Central Florida Sports Commission
  • Kirk Wingerson, Marketing Division Manager, City of Orlando

Concluded 12/11: 4th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality (#WRSTH2017).

Speakers include:

  • Claire Bilby, Senior Vice President, Sales and Services, Walt Disney World Resort
  • Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability, City of Orlando
  • Olivier Chavy, President and CEO, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
  • William Davis, President and COO, Universal Orlando Resort
  • Terry Jones, Chairman, Wayblazer

Concluded 12/8: 2nd USA-China Tourism Research Summit and Industry Dialogue : Summit at-a-glance .

Speakers include:

  • Christopher L. Thompson, Pres. and CEO of Brand USA
  • Dr. Zhongguang LI, VP, China Tourism Academy, China National Tourism Administration
  • Dr. Geoffrey Wall, Distinguished Professor, University of Waterloo; D.T. Minich, Pres. and CEO Experience Kissimmee
  • Dr. Robert LI, Professor, School of Sport,Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University
  • Dr. Daniel Fesenmair, Professor/Dir. Friedheim Tourism Institute, University of Florida

PLS-SEM Workshop Registration: A Hands-on Training Using SmartPLS, offered by Dr. Faizan Ali, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This session is full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list please email