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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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DAY 1

 

Monday, 16 July, 2007

 

0800

 

Registration of Conference Delegates

 

0915

 

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address

 

1015

 

Tea Break

 

1100

 

Plenary Session 1 : Issues & Future Directions of Heritage, Tourism & Global Event

 

Heritage in Malaysia – Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Ahmad Sarji, President of Badan Warisan Malaysia

 

Tourism in Malaysia : Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? – Y.Bhg. Dato’Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, Director General of Malaysian Tourism Promotion Board

 

The Cultural Dimensions of Event Management – The Need for an International Research Agenda – Dr Charles Arcodia, School of Tourism, University of Queensland, Australia.

 

Moderator : Y.Bhg. Dato’Ghazali bin Dato’Yusoff

 

1300

 

Lunch

 

1400

 

Plenary Session 2 : Global Collaboration and Networking on Heritage, Tourism and Event

 

Heritage & tourism Networks : Tips from Ground Worker – En. Najib Ariffin

 

Cross-Border Cooperation and Networking to Market IMT-GT Globally and Increase Tourist Arrivals – Y.Bhg. Dato' Hj Faudzi Naim bin Hj Noh, Chairman of IMT-GT Malaysia and Mr. Somkiat Anuras, Chairman of IMT-GT Thailand

 

Training, Research and Development of the Meeting and Event Industry – Mr Anthony Wong, Owner and Group Managing Director Asian Overland Services and Travel

 

Moderator : Assoc.Prof. Abd Azis Abd Majid

 

1530

 

Tea Break

 

1600

 

Concurrent Session 1 : Heritage, Tourism/Hospitality & Event

 

2100

 

Welcoming Dinner Hosted by Tourism Malaysia

 

DAY 2

 

Tuesday, 17 July, 2007

 

0900

 

Plenary Session 3 : Emerging Approaches Towards Heritage, Tourism & Event

 

Listing of Building in Scotland – Guidelines for Malaysia – Prof Bill Hamilton, Faculty of Architechture, Planning and Surveying, UiTM

 

Barrier Free Tourism in Malaysia : Current Status & Future Development – Y.Bhg. Dato’Ghazali bin Dato’Yusoff , President of Malaysian Council for Rehabilitation

 

The Quest for World Heritage Site Listing : Lessons from Melaka Historic City – Prof.Dr. Amran Hamzah, University of Technology Malaysia.

 

Partnership and Collaborative Strategies in Tourism Business – YM Tunku Dato’Seri Iskandar bin Tunku Abdullah, Group President, Mitra Kembara Sdn Bhd

 

Moderator : Prof.Datin Dr. Zubaida Syed Alwi Alsree

 

1030

 

Tea Break

 

1045

 

Plenary Session 4 : Experience of Heritage, Tourism and Event Industry

 

"Museum and Heritage : Preservation and Education" – Y.Bhg Dato’Dr.Adi Taha, Director General, National Museum Malaysia

 

Restoration of the Old One Fathom Bank Lighthouse Selangor : Prospects for Heritage Tourism – Assoc.Prof.Dr.A.Ghaffar Ahmad, School of Housing, Building and Planning, University of Science Malaysia

 

"21st Century Event Leadership Celebration in the Age of Uncertainty" – Prof.Dr.Joe Coldblatt, Temple University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

 

Cultural Heritage Management : Economic, Social & Political Perspectives – Dr.Metin Kozak, Mulga University, Turkey

 

Moderator : Prof.Dr Datin Toh Poh See

 

1230

 

Lunch Hosted by Malaysia Timber Industry Board

 

1400

 

Concurrent Session 2 : Heritage, Tourism, Hospitality & Event

 

1700

 

Closing Ceremony – Y.Bhg.Dato’Seri Prof.Dr.Ibrahim Abu Shah, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

 

DAY 3

 

Wednesday, 18 July, 2007

 

0800

 

Overland Tour to Melaka

Jointly organised by:
 
Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management
Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and
University of Queensland, Australia
 
 
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