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2017
Thursday, December 14th
8:00 AM

Registration Open

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

8:15 AM

Bus departs Rosen Shingle Creek to Rosen College

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Keynote: Designing the Event Management Curriculum for the Future

Donald Getz, University of Calgary

Classroom 111

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Curriculum Panel, Moderated by Donald Getz

Deborah Breiter Terry, University of Central Florida
Ubaldino (Dino) Couto, Institute for Tourism Studies
Caroline Jackson, Bournemouth University
Kelly J. Semrad, University of Central Florida

Classroom 111

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Tea/Coffee Break

Disney Dining Room/Courtyard

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Keynote: Taking Events and Festival Journals to SSCI Status

Fevzi Okumus, University of Central Florida

Classroom 111

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Editors Panel, Moderated by Mathilda Van Niekerk

Alan Fyall, University of Central Florida
Judith Mair, University of Queensland
Fevzi Okumus, University of Central Florida
Rhodri Thomas, Leeds Beckett University

Classroom 111

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

12:15 PM

Parallel Session 10, Events Track: Fostering Community Support for Mega Events: A Narrative Inquiry of Social Impacts Experienced as a Result of Hosting the FIFA 2010 World Cup in Cape Town, South Africa

Rutendo Musikavanhu, Bournemouth University

Classroom 205

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM

Parallel Session 11, Events and Festival Planning Track: Festival Sustainability: A Long-Term Holistic Perspective

Judith Mair, University of Queensland

Classroom 207

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM

Parallel Session 12, Motivation and Satisfaction Track: Festival Image: Relationships Between the Dimensions of Satisfaction, Image, and Sources of Information of the Brazilian Beer Festival

Sara Joana Gadotti dos Anjos, Universidade do Vale do Itajai
Fabricia Durieux Zucco, Universidade do Vale do Itajai
Camila Belli Kraus, Universidade do Vale do Itajai
Thiago Dos Santos, Universidade Regional de Blumenau

Classroom 209

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM

Parallel Sessions 10-12

12:15 PM - 12:40 PM

12:45 PM

Parallel Session 13, Events Track: A Longitudinal Study of the Long-Term Events Impacts for Weymouth UK From Hosting Events for London 2012

Debbie Sadd, Bournemouth University

Classroom 207

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Parallel Session 14, Events and Festival Planning Track: Threats to Safeguarding Cultural Festivals in Macao

Ubaldino (Dino) Couto, Institute for Tourism Studies
Philip King Lok Chan, Institute for Tourism Studies

Classroom 207

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Parallel Session 15, Motivation and Satisfaction Track: A Study of the Emotions Experienced by Attendees and Non-Attendees: Evidence from the Tour de France

Daryl May, Sheffield Hallam University
Graham Berridge, University of Surrey
Eliza Kitchen, Leeds Beckett University
Gavin Sullivan, Coventry University

Classroom 209

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

Parallel Sessions 13-15

12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

1:15 PM

Parallel Session 16, Events Track: A Bourdieusian Critique of Event Professionalisation

Caroline Jackson, Bournemouth University

Classroom 205

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

Parallel Session 17, Event and Festival Planning Track: Participating and Non-Participating Residents' Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Macao's Drunken Dragon Festival

Suh-Hee Choi, Institute for Tourism Studies
Ubaldino (Dino) Couto, Institute for Tourism Studies
Sharif Shams Imon, Institute for Tourism Studies

Classroom 207

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

Parallel Session 18, Motivation and Satisfaction Track: Important Contemporary Motivators and Inhibitors in Association Delegates' Conference Attendance Choice

James Cassar, Bournemouth University
Anya Chapman, Bournemouth University
Julie Whitfield, Bournemouth University

Classroom 209

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

Parallel Sessions 16-18

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

1:45 PM

Parallel Session 19, Events Track: "This Blows!": The Impact of Extreme Weather on Sporting Events: The Case of the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Julia Giddy, University of Johannesburg

Classroom 205

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

Parallel Session 20, Events and Festival Planning Track: The Power of EWOM for Music Festivals in the Experience Economy

Kelly J. Semrad, University of Central Florida
Robertico Croes, University of Central Florida
Manuel Rivera, University of Central Florida

Classroom 207

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

Parallel Session 21, Motivation and Satisfaction Track: Research on the Destination Tourist Trust and Its Influence on Tourism Image

Juan Liu, Anhui Normal University
Zhaohui Wang, Anhui Normal University
Shimin Fang, Xiangtan University
Shuangrong Li, Anhui Normal University

Classroom 209

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

Parallel Sessions 19-21

1:45 PM - 2:10 PM

2:15 PM

Lunch

Disney Dining Room/Courtyard

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

3:15 PM

Parallel Session 22, Mega Events & Music Festivals Track: Hosting the Summer Olympics and Its Effect on Income Inequality: A Preliminary Assessment

Leonardo Dioko, Institute for Tourism Studies

Classroom 205

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

Parallel Session 23, Event and Festival Design: The Future of Festival Design in an Emerging Happiness Economy

Vern Biaett, High Point University

Classroom 207

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

Parallel Session 24, MICE Track: The Role of an Official Website for International Convention Centres in e-Marketing Era

Sherry Tan, Institute for Tourism Studies
Don Wu, Institute for Tourism Studies

Classroom 209

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

Parallel Sessions 22-24

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

3:45 PM

Parallel Session 25, Mega Events & Music Festivals Track: Do Mega Events Cause Change in County or Destination Image? The Case of 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

Asli Tasci, University of Central Florida
Jeeyeon (Jeannie) Hahm, University of Central Florida
Deborah Breiter-Terry, University of Central Florida

Classroom 205

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Parallel Session 26, Events and Festival Design Track: Scale Development to Measure the Co-Creation Experience, and Resulting Value in Art Exhibitions

Elaine Mathis, University of Central Florida
Mathilda van Niekerk, University of Central Florida
Fevzi Okumus, University of Central Florida
Manuel Rivera, University of Central Florida

Classroom 207

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Parallel Session 27, MICE Track: Efficient Use of Data Resources Using the Example of Meetings and Events Industry Management in Poland

Krzysztof Celuch, Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Ewa Dziedzic, Warsaw School of Economics

Classroom 209

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Parallel Sessions 25-27

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

4:15 PM

Parallel Session 28, Mega Events and Music Festivals Track: Experience and Spending Behavior in SIDS: The Case of the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

Robertico Croes, University of Central Florida
Manuel A. Rivera, University of Central Florida
Kelly J. Semrad, University of Central Florida
Valeriya Shapoval, University of Central Florida

Classroom 205

4:15 PM - 4:40 PM

Parallel Session 29, Events and Festival Design Track: The Gestalt of Event Creativity?

Caroline Jackson, Bournemouth University
James Morgan, University of Westminster
Chantal Laws, University of Westminster

Classroom 207

4:15 PM - 4:40 PM

Parallel Session 30, MICE Track: Overwhelming or Exciting: An Action Study of Conference Attendee Experience

Jessica Wiitala, University of Central Florida
Jeeyeon (Jeannie) Hahm, University of Central Florida
Deborah Breiter-Terry, University of Central Florida

Classroom 209

4:15 PM - 4:40 PM

Parallel Sessions 28-30

4:15 PM - 4:40 PM

4:45 PM

Parallel Session 31, Mega Events & Music Festivals Track: The Eclectic Economics of Music Festivals Occurring in Small Island Destinations

Kelly Semrad, University of Central Florida
Robertico Croes, University of Central Florida
Manuel Rivera, University of Central Florida

Classroom 205

4:45 PM - 5:10 PM

Parallel Session 32, Event and Festival Design Track: The "Ale" in Female: The Feminine Voice at a Craft Beer Fermentation Fest

Willem Coetzee, University of Otago
Craig Lee, University of Otago

Classroom 207

4:45 PM - 5:10 PM

Parallel Session 33, MICE Track: Support for Green Conferences Only Lip Service -- So What Can Be Done?

Kathrin Böck, Bournemouth University
Julie Whitfield, Bournemouth University
Leonardo Dioko, Institute for Tourism Studies

Classroom 209

4:45 PM - 5:10 PM

Parallel Sessions 31-33

4:45 PM - 5:10 PM

5:15 PM

Parallel Session 34, Mega Events & Music Festivals Track: Holiday Effects on the Stock Price of the Amusement Park and Attractions Industry in the United States

Chia-Ning Chiu, National Ilan University

Classroom 205

5:15 PM - 5:40 PM

Parallel Session 35, Event and Festival Design Track: Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Impact on Employee Organizational Identification and Organizational Commitment: A Perspective of Chinese Brand Hotel Employees

Shuangrong Li, Anhui Normal University
Zhaohui Wang, Anhui Normal University
Mei Wang, Anhui Normal University
Juan Liu, Anhui Normal University

Classroom 207

5:15 PM - 5:40 PM

Parallel Session 36, MICE Track: How to Secure Funding For a Convention Center and CVBs: The Cases of the State of Florida and Japan

Tadayuki Hara, University of Central Florida
Kazushige Fakuda, University of Central Florida

Classroom 209

5:15 PM - 5:40 PM

Parallel Sessions 34-36

5:15 PM - 5:40 PM

5:45 PM

Closing Reception

Courtyard

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

6:00 PM

Bus depart from Rosen College to Rosen Shingle Creek

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM