2017 Mid-year meeting, PhD scholar event & TH&E standards workshop

The CAUTHE Mid-year meeting, PhD Scholar event and TH&E standards calibration and peer-review workshop will be hosted by Griffith University at the Gold Coast campus.

Date: Friday 4 August
Time: 9:30-4:00pm
Venue: G42 Level 4 Function Room, Griffith University, Parklands Dr, Southport, Queensland

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  • 9:30-12:00pm CAUTHE Mid-year meeting Download Agenda and Reports
  • 12:00-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00-4:00pm
    • PhD Scholar workshop and networking event (G42 Level 4 Function Room) Topic: Preparing your CV for employment post PhD. The panel includes selection committee panellists, recent graduates who have worked in industry, and those who have recently secured positions in academia.
      • Professor Graham Cuskelly, Griffith Business School, Head of Department, Chair of recent selection committee
      • Dr Sacha Reid, Higher Degree Research Convenor, Griffith University, selection committee panellist
      • Dr Natasha Cox, Queensland Tourism Industry Council, Griffith University recent graduate
      • Dr Aaron Hsiao, recently completed PhD and employed at Griffith University
      • Margarida Abreu-Noveis, PhD scholar and academic employed prior to completion of her studies
    • Meeting the Standard: calibration and peer-review workshop (G17_2.01) **NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM
      Presented by Dr Paul Whitelaw (William Angliss Institute) and Associate Professor Pierre Benckendorff (The University of Queensland), the workshop will aim to:

      • Reach a shared understanding of what it means to meet the minimum standard in a chosen domain
      • Generate a shared understanding about assessments and outcome standards in comparable units being taught in different institutions
      • Map out the next phase of the Meeting the standard for tourism, hospitality and events external peer-review of assessment project

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.


  • CAUTHE Associate and Student members: free
  • Non-CAUTHE members: $25 (if staying for lunch) Register here

Parking and access

Daily parking or pay by the hour ($8 per hour max $25 per day) see Casual Parking (Pay-As-You-Go) is available on campus.

Social dinner

You are welcome to join us for dinner the evening prior to the meeting at Bella Donna Italian Restaurant on Thursday 3 August at 6:30 for 7:00pm (each to their own, no split bills).


Thursday 27 July to [email protected]. Please confirm the following:

  1. Mid-year meeting YES/NO
  2. Lunch YES/NO
  3. PhD Scholar event YES/NO OR Meeting the Standard workshop YES/NO
  4. Will you attend the dinner on Thursday evening YES/NO
  5. Do you have any dietary requirements?

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