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Scientific committee

CHME 2018 Research Conference, 22–25 May 2018

The scientific committee responsible for reviewing submissions and compiling the conference programme comprises a broad range of respected figures from universities and institutions across the world. See who will be involved in bringing CHME18 together across the five main themes under our core focus of ‘Innovation in hospitality: Connecting all stakeholders to deliver memorable experiences’.

Critical & Cultural Studies

  • Dr Richard Robinson, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Dr David Scott, Dalarna University, Sweden
  • Professor Paul Lynch, Napier University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Jill Poulston, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Dr Ana Paula Spolon, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil
  • Dr Lise Justesen, Metropolitan University College, Denmark
  • Professor Conrad Lashley, Stenden University, Netherlands
  • Dr Elizabeth Wada, Anhembi Morumbi University, Brazil
  • Professor Brian Hay, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Richard Tresidder, Keele University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Gavin Urie, Napier University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Cheryl Cockburn-Wootten, Waikato University, New Zealand
  • Dr Maja Turnsek, University of Maribor, Faculty of Tourism, Slovenia

Technology & Innovation in Hospitality

  • Dr Alisha Ali, Sheffiled Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Professor Andrew Frew, Queen Margaret Unvieristy, United Kingdom
  • Dr Rodolfo Baggio, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Dr Pierre Benckendorff, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Dr Christos Gatzidis, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Barbara Neuhofer, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria
  • Dr Alessandro Inversini, University of Reading, United Kingdom
  • Professor Rob Law, HK Poly U, HK
  • Dr Daniel Leung, HK Poly U, HK

Today’s & Tomorrow’s Consumer

  • Dr Babak Taheri, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Maureen Brookes, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Mathilda Van Niekerk, Unviersity of Central Florida, USA
  • Dr Giampaolo Viglia, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Dr Giacomo Del Chiappa, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Italy
  • Professor Matthias Fuchs, Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
  • Dr Wai Lim, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Dr Seraina Anagnostopoulou, ESCP Europe Business School, United Kingdom
  • Dr Jeroen Oskam, Research Centre Hotelschool The Hague, The Netherlands

Learning, Teaching & Assessment in Hospitality

  • Dr Andreas Walmsley, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Jane Welbourn, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
  • Steve Jones, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Andrew Jenkins, Huddersfield University, United Kingdom
  • Hetty Grunefeld, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Professor Conrad Lashley, Stenden University, Netherlands
  • Conor McTiernan, Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • Ursula Quinn, Ulster University, Northern Ireland
  • Peter McGunnigle, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
  • Dr Shelagh Mooney, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Professor Dorina Buda, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
  • Guy Lincoln, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom

Management

  • Professor Alan Clarke, University of Pannonia, Hungary
  • Dr Sue Horner, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • Dr Gaurav Chawla, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
  • Professor Una McMahon-Beattie, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
  • Dr Craig Thompson, Stenden University, The Netherlands
  • Dr Andrew Jones, University of Malta, Malta
  • Dr Nikolaos Pappas, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
  • Dr Sophia Reino, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Dr Nicole Mitsche, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
  • Dr Eleni Michopoulou, University of Derby, United Kingdom
  • Mr Tim Heap, University of Derby, United Kingdom