The Smart Conference, May 1-4, 2019

The Smart Conference, May 1-4, 2019

Thank you to all who attended The Smart Conference, May 1-4, 2019. You may read a summary of the conference HERE!

1st International Conference on Smart Tourism, Smart Cities and Enabling Technologies

(The Smart Conference)

May 1-4, 2019

Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Orlando, Florida, USA

The 1st International Conference on Smart Tourism and Enabling Technologies (The Smart Conference) was jointly organized by the Rosen College of Hospitality Management (RCHM) and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The conference took place in Orlando, Florida, – one of the top-visited cities in the world – and provided an interactive worldwide forum for attendees from academia, industry and government, with a  dynamic international platform where the most recent academic research and state-of-the-art real-world applications of intelligent technologies was shared and discussed. Click on In This Section, above, for additional information on The Smart Conference.


Conference Speakers

    More information on the speakers can be found by clicking the title conference speakers.

  • Keynote Speaker: Dimitrios Buhalis, Ph.D., Bournemouth University, England; Title of Presentation: Smart Tourism and the Re-engineering of the Tourism Industry
  • Keynote Speaker: Gary Daniels, Vice President, Digital Experiences, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
  • Keynote Speaker: Sajal K. Das, Ph.D., Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Keynote Speaker: Daniel R. Fesenmaier, Ph.D., Modul University, Vienna; Title of Presentation: Designing Smart Tourism for the Future
  • Keynote Speaker: Timothy Jung, Ph.D., Manchester Metropolitan University, UK; Title of Presentation: Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Smart Experience
  • Keynote Speaker: Satish V. Ukkusuri, Ph.D., Purdue University; Title of Presentation: Smart Mobility Analytics in an Era of Accelerated Technological Change

Smart Conference Panels and Thematic Presentation Information can be found HERE!

Conference Co-Chairs

Paper Review Committee Co-Chairs

Organizing Committee Co-Chairs