(Provisional, subject to changes and updates)

 28 August 2018 – Day 1: Exploring the context  

Keynote Speaker

Professor Levent Altinay

‘Global inclusive innovation trends, challenges and oportunities for the developing countries in tourism’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00 – 14:00: Registration
14:00 – 17:00: Introductory seminar in a community local tourism centre
17:00 – 17:30: Break
17:30 – 18:30: Networking and discussion
18:30 – 20:00: Dinner
29 August 2018 – Day 2: Theories, concepts and methodologies
09:30 – 10:30: Keynote Speaker: Professor Levent Altinay
10:30 – 11:30: Paper session – Local experience tourism
11:30 – 12:00: Tea and coffee break
12:00 – 13:00: Paper session – Tourism marketing innovation
13:00 – 14:30: Lunch
14:30 – 15:30: Paper session – Inclusive entrepreneurship
15:30 – 16:00: Tea and coffee break
16:00 – 17:00: Methods school for multidisciplinary research
17:00 – 18:00: Research speed networking social event
18:30 – 20:00: Dinner
30 August 2018 – Day 3: Translating innovation to development practice
09:30 – 10:30: Industry keynote speaker
10:30 – 11:30: Paper session – Digital platforms and opportunities
11:30 – 12:00: Tea and coffee break
12:00 – 13:00: Paper session – New skills for the sharing economy
13:00 – 14:30: Lunch break
14:30 – 15:30: Paper session – Sustainable development and social impact
15:30 – 16:00: Tea and coffee break
16:00 – 17:00: How to publish FailFaire: Celebrating and learning from failure
17:00 – 18:30: Free time
18:30 – 20:00: Dinner
31 August 2018 – Day 4: Collaborations for the future
09:30 – 10:30: Group discussion – Research grants between the UK and Thailand
10:30 – 11:30: Panel discussion – Opportunities for impact
11:30 – 12:00: Tea and coffee break
12:00 – 13:00: Open discussion – Planning for the future and closing
13:00 – 14:30: Lunch

Keynote Speaker Profile: Professor Altinay, Research Lead of Oxford School of Hospitality Management, is the Director of the Centre for International Tourism and Events Management Research (CITEM). A researcher of international renown, Professor Altinay is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Service Industries Journal (SSCI) and he sits on the editorial boards of more than twelve journals including Journal of Business Research and Journal of Services Marketing. Professor Altinay has a strong record of attracting blue chip external funding, including funding from the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council), the British Academy and Newton Funding. His recently funded research projects look at the role of entrepreneurship for the socio-economic integration of refugees (Newton Funded); the role of hospitality and tourism businesses in helping elderly population with their social isolation (Hong Kong Polytechnic Funded); and empowering women through entrepreneurship in order to enhance the well-being of the community.  Altinay has co-authored strategic management, entrepreneurship and research methods textbooks.