I am delighted to announce the first call for papers for the annual CAUTHE conference to be held in Brisbane, Australia from 10-13 February 2014. The event will be hosted by the School of Tourism at the University of Queensland and will attract approximately 250 delegates. The conference promises to deliver an excellent academic and social program which should not be missed.
The theme of the conference is: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Change and Complexity.
Confirmed keynote speakers include the Secretary-General of the UNWTO Dr Taleb Rifai who will discuss “Tourism Mega-trends to 2030”, and Professor Stefan Gössling from Lund University, Sweden, who will speak on “Environmental Change and Tourism.” Other speaker announcements will be made in the future.
Working and full research papers are encouraged which address the sub-themes of the conference including:
- Emerging mega trends and their influence on tourism/hospitality research and education;
- Environmental change and implications for tourism/hospitality;
- Technological change and its implications for tourism and hospitality;
- Emerging markets and experiences;
- The future of tourism/hospitality education and the workforce;
- Resilient and adaptive organisations and destinations; and,
- Tools and methods to understand futures and complexity.
Working paper submissions of no more than 1,500 words are due 30 November 2013, while full research papers of no more than 5,000 words are due by 31 October 2013. Further details about the conference sub-themes, paper submission and conference location can be found on the CAUTHE 2014 website.
PhD Scholar and Early Career Researcher bursaries
Bursary applications are invited from PhD Scholars and Early Career Researchers from eligible CAUTHE Chapter member institutions for the conference. More information is available on the CAUTHE website.
We hope to welcome you in Brisbane, Australia in 2014.
Associate Professor Brent W. Ritchie
School of Tourism | The University of Queensland | QLD 4072 | Australia
t. 07 3346 7308 | f. 07 3365 8716 | e. [email protected] | w. www.tourism.uq.edu.au