Keynote Speakers & Panelists

THE-ICE 15th IPoE Forum 2022

7th – 9th November 2022

proudly hosted by the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

Building 69, Al Saqool Street, Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Keynote Speakers and Panellists


Welcome & Official Opening

9:00am GST, Tuesday 8th November 2022

Introduction by Master of Ceremonies

Welcome: Dr Paul Whitelaw

Chair, THE-ICE Board of Directors, Australia


Welcome: Jeroen Greven

Managing Director, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates


Keynote Address: Ms Ellen Dubois du Bellay

Chief Human Resources Officer, Jumeirah Group, United Arab Emirates 



Plenary Panel: Connecting minds in meaningful and manageable ways

10:30am GST, Tuesday 8th November 2022

Dr Craig Thompson

CEO, THE-ICE, Scotland


Mr Andy Cuthbert

General Manager, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, United Arab Emirates


Mr Mohamed Marzouk

Head of Digital Learning and Content Strategy, Knowingo, United Arab Emirates


Mr Roel Brinkman

Undergraduate Programme Manager and Senior Lecturer, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates




Panel 2: Increasing mobility and accessibility; opportunities and challenges facing the TH&E higher education providers.

9:00am GST, Wednesday 9th November 2022

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Professor Dr Oswin Maurer

Chair of Marketing, Faculty of Economics and Management, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Dr Frederic Bouchon

Dean and Associate Professor, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Professor Perry Hobson

Director of the Academy of Tourism, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands


Panel 3: Is the degree dead? What and how should HEIs offer TH&E students in the future?

11:00am GST, Wednesday 9th November 2022

Mr Emanuel Donhauser

Creator & Owner, SwissEdEx, Switzerland


Mr Jeff Strachan

Business Development Director, Dubai College of Tourism, United Arab Emirates


Mr Floor Bleeker

Group Chief Technology Officer, Accor, United Arab Emirates



Panel 4: How to make quality count.

1:30pm GST, Wednesday 9th November 2022

Julie Jackson MSc

Quality Assurance Manager, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates

Dr Ivan Ninov

Executive Dean at ARIU with University of Derby, Qatar


Ms Nathalie Ahssakou

Head of Accreditations, Institut Paul Bocuse, France



THE-ICE Business Alliance Partner presentations

Professor Peter Ryan

Founder & Director, Higher Education Leadership Institute (HELI), Australia

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Mr Nick Pidgeon

Head of Surveys and Benchmarking, i-graduate, United Kingdom

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Ms Mellissa Oliver

Head of Surveys and Benchmarking, i-graduate, United Kingdom



Mr John Lohr

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Hosco, Spain

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Ms Gemma Love

Supporter Engagement Officer, Mary’s Meals, United Kingdom

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THE-ICE Roundtable Workshop Series (RWS)

THE-ICE Research Grant Scheme (RGS) 2022 Presentation 1:
Hospitality Management Education and Accreditation: Responses to a Changing World.

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Dr Frederic Bouchon

Dean and Associate Professor, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates



Dr Bincy Baburaj Kaluvilla

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates


Ms Julie Jackson

Quality Assurance Manager, The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, United Arab Emirates


THE-ICE Research Grant Scheme (RGS) 2022 Presentation 2:
Connecting Minds and Creating the Future.

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Lucette Roovers-Martens, MSc

Associate Dean Internationalisation, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands




THE-ICE Research Grant Scheme (RGS) 2022 Presentation 3:
Modelling the interplay of academic procrastination and technostress towards tourism and hospitality students’ engagement: mediating role of technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK).

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Dr Juvy Tamondong

Core Faculty, College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, Lyceum of the Philippines University Laguna, Philippines



Dr Ryan A. Gamoso

Program Chair, International Travel and Tourism Management, College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, Lyceum of the Philippines University Laguna, Philippines


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