Forum Program

15 December (Thursday)
16:00 - 18:00 Forum Registration Balcony
16:00 - 18:00 Welcome Reception Balcony

 

16 December (Friday)
8:00 - 8:30 Forum Registration Ball Gallery
8:30 - 9:00 Opening Ceremony Ballroom A
  Opening and welcome speeches  
9:00 - 9:30

Keynote Address 1

Prof Chris Ryan, Professor of Tourism, University of Waikato

The State of China- The Middle Class and Implications for Outbound Tourism”
Ballroom A
9:30 - 10:00 Keynote Address 2

Dr Tim Gao, Vice President of China International Tourism Investment Association

Trends of China’s tourism development”
Ballroom A
10:00 - 10:30

Morning Tea 

 Ball Gallery
10:20 - 12:00

Panel Session

Session Chair: Prof Bob McKercher, Professor of Tourism management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Session Chair: Prof Bob McKercher, Professor of Tourism management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Panel speakers:Dr George Chen, Principal Analyst, Tourism Research AustraliaMr Guangyu Zhang, Director, State of Hawaii Office in BeijingMs Annette Sharp, CEO, the China Digital Agency

 
12:00 - 13:00 Networking Lunch  Ball Gallery
13:00 - 14:20 Concurrent Sessions  
  Concurrent Session 1 Ballroom A
  Concurrent Session 2 Suite 3
  Concurrent Session 3 Ballroom B
  Concurrent Session 4 Ballroom C
14:20 - 14:40 Afternoon Tea Ball Gallery
14:40 - 16:00 Concurrent Sessions  
  Concurrent Session 5 Ballroom A
  Concurrent Session 6 Suite 3
  Concurrent Session 7 Ballroom B
  Concurrent Session 8 Ballroom C
16:00 - 16:30

Keynote Address 3

Douglas Gautier AM, CEO and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre

“Adelaide Festival Centre – a Hub for Asian Australian Engagement”
Ballroom A
16:30 - 17:00

Keynote Address 4

Prof Cathy H.C. Hsu, Chair Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

“Chinese Tourists: Beyond the Who and Where”
Ballroom A
17:00 - 17:15 Closing Ballroom A
18:30 - 21:00 Dinner  

 

17 December (Saturday)
9:00 - 17:00 SA Food & Wine Appreciation Tour                                              

Adelaide

Co-organisers


School of Management
Sun Yat-Sen University
Tourism Research Cluster
     
School of Management
University of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia 
School of Tourism Management
Sun Yat-sen University
Guangzhou, China 
Tourism Research Cluster
School of Marketing
Curtin University, Perth, Australia 


Co-hosts

CTLM ACAB 
   
Centre for Tourism & Leisure Management
University of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia 
Australian Centre for Asian Business
University of South Australia
Adelaide, Australia 


Forum Supporter

ACC
 

Australia-China Council

 

Special Sponsor

       

          

         
 

  China National Tourist Office Sydney (Australia & New Zealand)

 

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