With CAUTHE 2018 fast approaching we are pleased to advise the final program has now been released!

To view and download the program, click here

Monday 5 February: Workshops Day Program

From 8.00am


9.30am – 5.30pm

Bill Faulkner Annual PhD/ECR Workshops

1.00pm – 5.30pm

Biennial Mid-Career Academic Workshop

6.00pm – 7.30pm

Networking Function at New Space Campus Green

Tuesday 6 February: Day 1 of Conference

From 8.00am


8.30am – 9.15am

Welcome and Opening Ceremony

9.15am – 10.00am

Opening Address by Cherie Johnson


Opening Address by Anthony Furniss

10.30am – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00am – 12.00pm

Keynote Address by Professor Annette Pritchard

12.00pm – 1.00pm


1.00pm – 2.30pm

Concurrent Paper Session 1

2.30pm – 3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.00pm – 4.30 pm

Concurrent Paper Session 2

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Concurrent Paper Session 3

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Welcome Reception at Foghorn Brew House

Wednesday 7 February: Day 2 of Conference

From 8.00am


7.15am – 8.45am

CAUTHE Chapter Directors’ Breakfast

8.45am – 10.30am

Concurrent Paper Session 4

10.30am – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00am – 12.00pm

Keynote Address by Professor Sara Dolnicar

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Keynote Address by Professor Cathy Hsu

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Lunch and Poster Presentation Session

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Concurrent Paper Session 5

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00pm – 5.30pm

CAUTHE Annual General Meeting

5.30pm – 6.00pm

CAUTHE Directors’ Meeting

6.00pm – 7.30pm

Special Interest Group Meetings at Various Venues

Thursday 8 February: Day 3 of Conference

From 8.00am


8.00am – 9.00am

JHTM Elsevier Meeting

9.00am – 10.30am

Concurrent Paper Session 6

10.30am – 11.00am

Morning Tea

11.00am – 12.30pm

Concurrent Paper Session 7

12.30pm – 1.30pm


1.30pm – 3.00pm

Panel of Experts Plenary Session - Get Smart: Smart Futures?

3.00pm – 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea

4.00pm – 5.00pm

The CAUTHE Great Debate

5.00pm – 5.30pm

Conference Handover and Close

6.30pm – 10.30pm

Conference Gala Dinner at Honeysuckle Hotel

The annual Bill Faulkner PhD Scholar and ECR workshop, and the biennial MCA workshop, for scholars undertaking research on tourism, hospitality and events will be held on Monday 5th February 2018. These workshops have been designed to provide students and colleagues, at various stages of their careers, to share experiences and discuss challenges, and to ‘Get Smart’ about careers and futures within, and beyond, the academy.

The program for the CAUTHE 2018 PhD/ECR and MCA Workshops is now available here. To register, please select and pay for the workshops you will be attending here. If you have any questions, please email us at

  • Professor Annette Pritchard
  • Professor Sara Dolnicar
  • Professor Cathy Hsu
  • Ms Cherie Johnson

Learn more at the Keynote Speakers page.

More information on the CAUTHE 2018 social events and venues will come soon. In the meantime, please direct any questions regarding social events to: