THE 2022 AHICE FUTURE LEADERS FORUM

 

TUESDAY MAY 3, 2:30pm-6:30pm | Ballroom, SkyCity Adelaide

The Future Leaders Forum, presented by the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School at Torrens University Australia, is our new, under 35s leadership summit for the industry’s brightest stars. This exclusive, invite-only event will feature keynote addresses from global and local CEOs and think tank sessions spanning higher learning to owners’ forums and rising the ranks. A comprehensive program will be released soon and to register to attend, you should be under 35 and purchase a ticket to attend AHICE.

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2022 AHICE FUTURE LEADERS FORUM PROGRAM 

 

2:00pm-2:45pm

 

REGISTRATION & AFTERNOON TEA presented by

 

2:45pm

 

WELCOME to the first AHICE Future Leaders Forum by chair & convenor, JAMES WILKINSON, Torrens University Australia’s Vice-Chancellor, ALWYN LOUW, and event emcee, Adelaide media personality, JESS ADAMSON.

 

2:45pm-3:05pm:

 

KEYNOTE: From Sydney to Singapore and beyond: leadership learnings from Marriott International President – Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), RAJEEV MENON.

 

3:05pm-3:30pm:

 

PANEL: HIGHER LEARNING. Take your career to the next level with the right education and in-house career opportunities. Moderated by Associate Professor SIMON PAWSON, Associate Dean, Torrens University Australia.

 

Panellists:

ANDREW CAMERON, Senior Category Manager – F&B, CSR & OS&E – Global Procurement Organisation, Accor (Singapore)

CASPAR SCHMIDT, CEO & Founder, QCC Collection

JODI BROWN, General Manager, EOS by SkyCity Adelaide

NICOLE DOWNS, Group Director of People and Performance, Ovolo Group

SCOTT BOYES, Vice President Operations, Accor

TROY CUTHBERTSON, General Manager of Operations Rydges & Atura Hotels & Resorts, Event Hospitality and Entertainment

 

 

3:30pm -3:50pm
 
 
 
KEYNOTE : Future Leaders Rule! Hear from AFR BOSS Young Executive of The Year 2020, The Star Gold Coast’s Chief Operating Officer, JESSICA MELLOR, on her stellar career to date.
 
 
 
3:50pm-4:15pm:

 

PANEL: SWITCHING IT UP : From F&B to Concierge and HR to CEO: meet some of the industry’s finest multi-skillers. Moderator: TooBuild Managing Director, IAN WILSON.

 

Panellists:

JEFF WAGONER, CEO, Outrigger Hospitality Group

KATE ATKINSON, Regional VP, Sales and Marketing – Pacific and Indonesia, Hyatt

LEANNE HARWOOD, SVP and MD – Australasia, Pacific and Japan, IHG

MARK BULLOCK, Managing Director – Australasia Business Unit, Radisson Hotel Group

SARAH DERRY, CEO – Pacific, Accor

 

4:15pm-4:35pm:

 

KEYNOTE : Leadership learnings from IHG Hotels & Resorts’ CEO – Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa, KENNETH MACPHERSON.

 

4:35pm-5:00pm:

 

PANEL: THE OWNERS’ LEADERSHIP FORUM: takeaways from key hotel owners and rising the ranks. Moderator: HOWARD KEMBALL, Director, KCom.

 

Panellists:

JURE DOMAZET, CEO, DOMA Hotels

LES MORGAN, Chief Operating Officer, Hind Management (Auckland)

LUCIA GRAMBALOVA, General Manager Hotel Investments, Mulpha Australia

PATRICK IMBARDELLI, Chairman, Next Story Group

STEVEN SKAROTT, Director – Hotels, Salter Brothers

 

5:00pm-6:30pm:

 

FUTURE LEADERS & DESIGN INN GALA WELCOME RECEPTION presented by HANSEN YUNCKEN (including the 2022 Australasia Pacific Hotel Design Awards) at the Ballroom, SkyCity Adelaide.

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