2021 WEST FEDERATION CHRIE CONFERENCE 

February 18 - 20, 2021

“Hospitality Stronger, Together”

Industry Panel: The Future of Hospitality and the Hospitality of the Future

Panelist

Sean Callnin

Executive Principal, Ricca Design Studios

Panelist

Barak Hirschowitz

President, International Luxury Hotel Association

Panelist

Steve Hood

SVP, Research and Director, Smith Travel Research

Panelist

Anne Larcade

President & CEO, Sequel Hotels & Resorts, and the founder of Women in Tourism and Hospitality.org
 

Panelist

Chris Romer

CEO, Vail Valley Partnership & An Expert in Destination Management

Panelist

Holly M. Weberg

Business Strategist and Luxury Resorts and Cruise Lines Expert

Moderator

Angelo Camillo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Sonoma State University 

Education Panel - Reshaping Hospitality Education

Panelist

Alison Green, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Academics and Accreditation & Associate Professor, University of West Florida

Panelist

Robert J. Harrington, Ph.D., MBA

Director and Professor, Washington State University

Panelist

John Marshall

Vice President for Student Services,
Colorado Mesa University

Panelist

Stowe Shoemaker, Ph.D.

Dean, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
 

Panelist

Kim H. Williams, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor, University of North Texas

Moderator

Britt Mathwich

Associate Professor, Colorado Mesa University

Diversity Panel - Diversity and Inclusion in the Hospitality Industry

 

Panelist

Brian Bechel

Director of Human Resources, Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa, Lake Arrowhead, CA

Panelist

Kim Dunbar

Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management, Pacific Hospitality Group, Irvine, CA

Panelist

Passion Graham

Clubhouse Manager, Desert Mountain Club, Scottsdale, AZ

Panelist

Andy Ingraham

President, Founder, & CEO, National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators & Developers, Miami, FL

Panelist

Silvano Merlo

General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott, Long Beach, CA

Moderator

Ryan Giffen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, California State University, Long Beach

Ethics Lecture - NAU School of Hotel and Restaurant Management Isbell Ethics Lecture

 

Speaker

Lee Cockerell

Former Executive Vice President of Operations (Retired and Inspired)
Walt Disney World®Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Speaker

Dan Cockerell

Former Vice-President of the Magic Kingdom
Walt Disney World, Florida
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