THE-ICE 9th IPoE Forum 2015

THE-ICE IPoE (International Panel of Experts) Forums were established to offer a series of high-level events focusing on strategic issues facing tourism, hospitality and events (TH&E) education. To find out more about the upcoming IPoE Forum, please see our 2016 IPoE Forum webpage.


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THE-ICE 9th IPoE Forum 2015

Real World Learning in Tourism & Hospitality

25th – 28th November 2015

Proudly hosted in Leeuwarden and Amsterdam, the Netherlands

by Stenden University of Applied Sciences

The IPoE 2016 drew participants from 11 countries. The theme, Real World Learning in Tourism & Hospitality, built on preceding IPoE themes by focusing on current strategic issues facing tourism, hospitality and events (TH&E) education.

IPoE 2015 featured a series of invited presenters, including leading international TH&E educators and industry experts, who facilitated panel sessions and breakout workshops. In addition there were a select number of academic paper presentations from which the IPoE 2015 Best Paper Award and IPoE Best Poster Paper Award were selected.

Welcome and Official Opening 

Introduction by Master of Ceremonies

Mr_Zang Mr Ran Zhang

Research Teacher – Stenden Hotel Management School, Stenden University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands

Official Welcome

Executive Board of Stenden University of Applied Sciences

Ran Zhang_profile_pic Mr Leendert Klaassen

President – Executive Board, Stenden University of Applied Sciences

Welcome to Leeuwarden

alderman_sjoerd_feitsma Alderman Sjoerd Feitsma

Finance, Cultural Cooperation, and Urban and Regional Marketing, Municipal Council of Leeuwarden, the Netherlands

Official Opening

eva-werner-350x400 Professor (FH) Mag Eva Werner

Chair – THE-ICE Board of Directors, and Rector – IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria

Keynote Presentation

hans_dominicus Mr Hans Dominicus

Managing Director – CELTH (Centre of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality)

Panel 1: Understanding & Researching Experiential Learning

Chair

brian-king-350x400 Professor Brian King

Chair – THE-ICE Assessment Panel,
Associate Dean – Executive Education & Partnership, and Professor – School of Hotel & Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Panellists

craig-thompson-350x400 Dr Craig Thompson

Head of School – Stenden Hotel Management School, Stenden University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
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scott_richardson Dr Scott Richardson

Director of Academic Affairs and Head of School – Adjunct Associate Professor – Torrens University, Australia, and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow – University of Johannesburg, South Africa
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prof_anita_zehrer Professor (FH) MMag Dr Anita Zehrer

Deputy Head and Senior Lecturer – MCI Tourism, MCI Management Center Innsbruck, The Entrepreneurial School®, Austria
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Panel 2: Going Beyond the Case Study

Chair

emanuel_donhauser Mr Emanuel Donhauser

Chief Academic Officer – Swiss Education Group, Switzerland

Panellists

christian_maurer Professor (FH) Mag Christian Maurer

Programme Director Master “Tourism & Leisure Management” and Programme Director “Marketing & Sales”, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria
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hanny-kadijk Ms Hanny Kadijk

Tourism Research Projects, Stenden University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
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perry-hobson-2-350x400 Professor JS Perry Hobson

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement – Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Panel 3: Real World Learning in Practice

Chair

oswin-maurer-350x400 Professor Dr Oswin Maurer

Professor (Chair) of Marketing – Faculty of Economics & Management, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, Director – Competence Centre in Tourism Management & Tourism Economics (TOMTE), and
Dean – Faculty of Economics & Management, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Panellists

cleo-van-amelsfort-pinck Ms Cleo van Amelsfort-Pinck

Managing Consultant – Independent Recruiters, the Netherlands
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barbara-miller Ms Barbara Miller

Dean of Undergraduate Studies – Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland
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Ms Anne Kleefstra

IHM (International Hospitality Management), Stenden University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
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edmund-goh Dr Edmund Goh

Deputy Head of School – Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Australia

Panel 4: The Industry Interface

Chair

guy-bentley-350x400 Mr Guy Bentley

CEO Worldwide – Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, and CEO – Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Australia

Panellists

sarah-rawlinson Dr Sarah Rawlinson

Head of Department – Hotel Resort & Spa Management Department, College of Business, University of Derby, United Kingdom
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john_daly Mr John Daly

Director of Quality Assurance – Swiss Education Group, Switzerland
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marcus_stephenson Professor Marcus Stephenson

Professor of Tourism & Hospitality, and Head of School – School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Faculty of Business & Economics, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji

maximilian-schachner Professor (FH) Dr Maximilian Schachner

Head – Academic Mobility Programmes, and Deputy Head – International Department, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria
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Benchmarking Roundtable Series Workshop:
‘Service Design Thinking’

Full day benchmarking workshop presenters:

manfred-pferzinger Prof Dr Manfred Pferzinger

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria

Mr Wyb de Boer

EFTI (European Futures Tourism Institute), Stenden University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands

thomas-bauer Dr Thomas Bauer

Registered Auditor, the Independent THE-ICE Assessment Panel
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Facilitated by:

pauline-tang-350x400 Ms Pauline Tang

CEO, THE-ICE

Workshop: Experiential Learning – an Industry Perspective

Facilitator

steve-hood Mr Steve Hood

Senior Vice President of Research and Founding Director – STR SHARE Center, United States of America
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