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THE (Tourism, Hospitality & Events) Conference

3 August 2017
Brisbane, QLD

Program

Thursday, 3 August 2017

8:00am - 8:30am
Registration
8:30am - 8:40am
Welcome to Country
8:40am - 9:00am
New direction for education and tourism
9:00am - 9:30am
Tourism Workforce Plan
9:30am - 10:30am
Innovate & Collaborate: not just a buzz word! Building effective eco-systems
10:30am - 10:50am
Morning Tea
10:50am - 11:20am
Schools
Gateway Schools - Collaboration is key!
Deeka Low
Industry
Shortage of chefs! How to turn a critical labour shortage into an opportunity
Deborah Lewis & Shane Thomson
11:25am - 11:55am
Schools
Meaningful Industry Partnerships
Nicholas Robertson & Tracey Crossman
Industry
Commonwealth Games 2018! What are the opportunities for Industry and what will be our legacies?
Teresa Moore
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Schools
Hospitality - The next generation
Janette Illingsworth & Bernice Colcomb
Industry
Leveraging the benefits of the Brisbane Greeters Program
Cathie Johnston
12.30pm - 1.15pm
Lunch
1.15pm - 1.45pm
Schools
Tourism Training on Pathway Skills (TOPS)
Ben Alexander (Invited)
Industry
G20 Brisbane: Successes, setbacks and learnings
Anne-Maree Moon
1:50pm - 2:20pm
Schools
The Sofitel Immersion Program for students and their teachers!
Amery Burleigh
Industry
What will Queensland Tourism look like in 2030?
Therese Phillips
2:25pm - 2:55pm
Schools
Commonwealth Games 2018! What are the opportunities for hospitality, tourism and events students and what can be taught in the classroom?
Michael Chettle
Industry
Social media and the hospitality & tourism sectors: where to next?
Jessie Jeffery
2:55pm - 3:10pm
Afternoon Tea
3:15pm - 3:45pm
Indigenous Employment/Training & Career pathways
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Update Skills IQ (Industry Reference Committee for the Tourism, Travel & Hospitality Four Year Workplan)
4:15pm - 4:45pm
Conference Wrap-up

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