YOUTH CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Time

Programme

08:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Opening Remarks

Ms. Margaret Heng, President of APacCHRIE and Chief Executive of 

The Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) 

Prof. Kaye Chon, Founding President of APacCHRIE,

Conference Chairman of APacCHRIE2020, and 

Dean and Chair Professor,

Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Plenary Session 1

"The Crystal Ball: Seeing through 2020 and beyond"

Session Chair 

Prof. Brian King, Associate Dean,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Featured Speaker

Dr. Kwon-ping Ho, Founder and Executive Chairman,

Banyan Tree Holdings

Prof. Kaye Chon, Dean and Chair Professor,

Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

"The Hotel Industry Outlook"

Featured Speaker

Mr. Steve Hood, Senior Vice President, Research and Founding Director,

SHARE Center STR

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-11:15

Welcome Speech

Ms. Margaret Heng, President of APacCHRIE

Dr. Henry Tsai, Youth Conference Chairman

11:15-11:45

Keynote Presentation 1

Prof. Kaye Chon, Dean and Chair Professor,

Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

11:45-13:15

Lunch Break

13:15-13:45

Keynote Presentation 2

Mr. Joseph Chong, Regional Vice President, Asia,

The Peninsula Hotels, and Managing Directors of The Peninsula Hong Kong

13:45-15:15

Concurrent Session 1

15:15-15:30

Break

15:30-16:30

Plenary Session 2

"Post COVID-19: The Future of the Hospitality and Tourism Industries" 

Session Chair

Prof. Cathy Hsu, Chair Professor, 

School of Hotel and Tourism Management,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Panelists

Mr. Stephen Ho, President        Growth and Operations, 

Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Mr. Tasos Kousloglou, CEO, Hotel Division,

Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

Mr. Jun Lai, Vice President,

International Markets and Global Key Accounts,

Ctrip.com

Ms. Shelley Perkins, Chief Talent and Culture Officer, 

Rosewood Hotel Group

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Time

Programme

08:30

Registration

09:00-09:30

Keynote Presentation 3

Ms. Veon Tsang, Managing Director, HotelsHR

09:30-10:30

Plenary Session 3

"Sharing from Recent Graduates: The Journey after University"

Session Chair

Ms. Regina Wang, Instructor & MicroMasters Program Manager,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Panelists

Mr. Zelotes Lam, Front Desk Manager, Rosewood Hong Kong

Ms. Jacqueline Li, Coverage Group Assistant/APAC Online Valuations, Sotheby's

Mr. Wesley Ling, Director of Talent & Culture, Carlyle & Co.

Ms. Luna Wang, Customer Insights Manager, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-12:30

Concurrent Session 2

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-16:30

Adventure

16:30-17:00

Closing Ceremony

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