Programme

 

The event will be moderated by Melissa Watter Director Sequel PR.

 

18.5.2018

08:45 - 09:30 REGISTRATION

Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 09:40 OPENING

Reto Wittwer Chairman of the Advisory Board World Tourism Forum Lucerne

David Solnet Associate Professor University of Queensland Business School

Melissa Watter Director Sequel PR & Moderator of the Talent Boost 2018

09:40 - 10:00 WELCOME

Leanne Coddington Chief Executive Officer Tourism and Events Queensland

Daniel Gschwind Chief Executive Queensland Tourism Industry Council 

10:00 - 10:45 KEYNOTE

The New World of Work: Attracting, Retaining & Engaging the Next Generation Workforce
Eliane Miles Social Researcher & Trends Analyst, Director of Research McCrindle

10:45 - 11:10 INSIGHT

Celebrating Current Talent Initiatives

Examples of global and local initiatives that inspire and promote Young Talents:
- Daniel Gschwind Chief Executive Queensland Tourism Industry Council 
- Martin Barth President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

Listen Up: The Voice of Young Talent:
- Maria Golubovskaya PhD Student University of Queensland Business School & WTFL Young Talent Winner 2013

11:10 - 11:40 BREAK

Coffee and Pastries for Networking

11:40 - 12:40 PANEL

Overcoming the Issues Facing Talent Management in Queensland
- Rhonda Appo Indigenous Program Manager Queensland Tourism Industry Council 
- Fiona Heizman Young Talent & General Manager Walkabout Creek Adventures
- Demetri Hughes Managing Director & CEO 1Up Communications
- Bryon Merzeo Consultant Deloitte Access Economics
- Richard Robinson Research Development Fellow University of Queensland Business School
- Peter Savoff General Manager, Hotels, Anthony John Group

Moderated by Melissa Watter

12:40 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 14:45 KEYNOTE

Leadership - Thinking beyond the Default
Dr Jason Fox
 Founder & Head The Cleverness

14:45 - 15:45 WORLD CAFE

Hosted by Queensland's Young Tourism Leaders

15:45 - 16:00 WRAP UP &
CLOSING

Gabrielle Walters University of Queensland Business School Host & Event Organizer

Martin Barth President & CEO World Tourism Forum Lucerne

16:00 - 17:30 NETWORKING
COCKTAIL