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Organising Committee

The conference organising committee will be tasked with providing the strategic direction for the conference. The committee will comprise the following people:

  • Dr Kylie Radel: Conference Convener
  • Dr Wendy Hillman: Conference Convener
  • Professor Lee Di Milia: Dean of School of Business & Law, CQUniversity
  • Professor Bruce Prideaux: Director, Centre for Tourism & Regional Opportunity
  • Prof Bruce Prideaux: Chair of Scientific Committee
  • TBA: Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee
  • TBA: ECR Representative
  • TBA: PhD Representative


The conference will be supported by a number of sub-committees. These sub-committees will include:

Scientific Committee

  • Chair: Professor Bruce Prideaux (Director, Centre for Tourism & Regional Opportunity)
  • Chair of CAUTHE (in an advisory capacity)
  • Dr Anja Pabel
  • Dr Michelle Thompson
  • Dr Kylie Radel
  • Professor Lee Di Milia
  • Others TBA, we are currently approaching a number of colleagues to undertake Scientific Committee responsibilities

Industry Relations and Sponsorship Committee

  • Dr Anja Pabel
  • Dr Michelle Thompson

Finance Committee

  • Dr Kylie Radel
  • Professor Lee Di Milia
  • Ms Suzanne Lynam – Manager, Budget & Finance
  • Mr Justin McSherry, Ms Nicole Hain, and Mr David Andrews – Senior Procurement Officers
  • Ms Jodie Guthrie – Research Finance Officer
  • Ms Alana Richardson – Research Finance Officer

Marketing & Digital Technology Committee

  • Dr Kylie Radel
  • Ms Jodie Mlikota – Marketing Coordinator (Student Recruitment) Cairns
  • Ms Carissa Gallen – Manager Digital Marketing

Social and Food & Beverage Committee

  • Mrs Sue Woodfield
  • Mrs Melissa Dobbs

PhD/ECR Committee

  • CAUTHE Executive:
    • Naomi Dale (Chair)
    • Shelagh Mooney
    • Daria Soldatenko
    • Ina Rechenberger
  • CQU representative
    • Wendy Hillman