FORUM PROGRAMME

May 21, 2021 (Friday)

Time

Time

Programme

09:30 - 10:00

Registration

10:00 - 10:20

Welcoming and Opening Remarks

Prof Jin-Guang Teng

President

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)  

Prof Kaye Chon

Dean and Chair Professor

Walter & Wendy Kwok Family Foundation Professor in International Hospitality Management

School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM)

PolyU

10:20 - 11:00

Knowledge Sharing Keynotes – Academic Perspectives

Chair

Prof Haiyan Song

Associate Dean and Chair Professor

Mr and Mrs Chan Chak Fu Professor in International Tourism 

SHTM, PolyU

Featured Speakers

Prof Dimitrios Buhalis

Director, eTourism Lab

Deputy Director, International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research

Bournemouth University 

Prof Sangwon Park

Professor

College of Hotel and Tourism Management

Kyung Hee University

11:00 - 11:15

Break

11:15 - 12:30

Knowledge Sharing Keynotes – Industry Insights

Chair

Dr Fanny Vong 

President

Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM)

Featured Speakers

Dr Jason Ni

Executive Director

Wynn Palace, Macao

Dr Yuzhou Huang

General Manager

Strategy and Development Department

Fliggy Travel

Mr Joseph Wang

Chief Commercial Officer

TravelDaily China

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:40

Knowledge Co-creation – Panel Discussion I

"Smart GBA Tourism (Big Data Application in GBA)"

Chair

Dr Dan Wang

Associate Professor

SHTM, PolyU

Panelists

Dr Yi Liu

Associate Professor

School of Tourism Management (STM)

Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)

Dr Shanshan Qi

Invited Assistant Professor

IFTM

Dr Yang Xu

Assistant Professor

Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

PolyU

 

Mr Vallois Choi 

Director

Digital Marketing Strategy

Hotel ICON 

15:40 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 17:30

Knowledge Co-creation – Panel Discussion II

"Smart GBA Tourism (Developing Smart Ecosystem)"

Chair

Prof Honggang Xu

Dean and Professor

STM, SYSU 

Panelists

Prof Leonardo Anthony Najarro Dioko

Professor

IFTM

Director, Tourism Research Centre

Ms Haena Seongsin Kim 

Director of Education

WildChina

Prof Anthony Wong

Professor

STM, SYSU 

Mr Steve Hood

Senior Vice President, Research for STR

Founding Director, SHARE Centre

17:30 - 17:45

Closing Remarks

May 22, 2021 (Saturday)

Time

Time

Programme

09:45 - 10:00

Registration

10:00 - 10:20

Opening and Welcoming 

Prof Kaye Chon

Dean 

SHTM, PolyU

Lead Judge:

Prof Lawal Mohammed Marafa

Professor

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Judges:

Mr Vincent Chow 

CEO

Macau Bringbuys Network Technology Company Limited

Dr Ning Deng

Associate Professor

Beijing International Studies University

Ms Shiyun Gu

Secretary of the Discipline Committee

Overseas Chinese Town (Asia) Holdings Limited

Prof Ivan Lai

Professor

City University of Macau

Mr Jason Wong JP

Chairman

Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong

10:20 - 10:50

10:50 - 11:20

Team 1 Presentation

Team 2 Presentation

11:20 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:00

12:00 - 12:30

Team 3 Presentation

Team 4 Presentation

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Team 5 Presentation

14:30 - 15:00

Team 6 Presentation

15:00 - 15:30

Break / Judges Deliberation 

15:30 - 15:50

Closing and Awards Presentation 

Prof Haiyan Song

Associate Dean 

SHTM, PolyU