MAIN CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Monday 26 October 2020

Time

Programme

14:00-17:30

APacCHRIE Board Meeting

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Time

Programme

08:00-17:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session 1

Ms. Margaret Heng, President of APacCHRIE, Chief Executive of SHATEC, Executive Director of Singapore Hotel Association

Prof. Kaye Chon, Founding President of APacCHRIE,

Conference Chairman of APacCHRIE 2020, 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

"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 Speakers

Dr. Kwon Ping Ho, 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 Speakers

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

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Concurrent Session 1

10:45-11:15

"Introduction to STR SHARE Center - New Data, Research, Certifications, Internships, Competitions

12:15-13:45

Lunch Break

13:45-15:15

Concurrent Session 2

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,

Global Key Accounts and International Markets,

Ctrip.com

Ms. Shelley Perkins, Chief Talent and Culture Officer,

Rosewood Hotel Group

16:30-16:45

Break

16:45-18:15

Concurrent Session 3

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Time

Programme

08:00-13:00

Registration

08:30-09:00

APacCHRIE AGM

09:00-10:30

Plenary Session 3

Session Chair

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

"Future of the Professional and Continuing Education"

Featured Speakers

Prof. Peter P. Yuen, Dean, College of Professional and Continuing Education,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

"Online Teaching: Opportunities and Challenges:

Moderator

Dr. Daniel Leung, Assistant Professor,

School of Hotel and Tourism Management,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Panelists

Dr. Zhaoping Liu, Associate Professor, Coordinator of Case Method Community of Practice, Hospitality Business Programme,

Singapore Institute of Technology 

Mr. Simon Lloyd, Dean, Faculty of International Hospitality Industry,

Dusit Thani College

Prof. Lianping Ren, Academic Coordinator, Tourism Retail and Marketing Management Programme, School of Tourism Management, Macau Institute of Tourism Studies

Prof. J. Bruce Tracey,

School of Hotel Administration, SC Johnson College of Business,

Cornell University

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Concurrent Session 4

12:15-13:45

Lunch Break

13:45-15:15

Concurrent Session 5

15:15-15:30

Break

15:30-17:00

Concurrent Session 6

17:00-18:30

Concurrent Session 7

18:30-19:00

Closing and Award Presentations

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