Conference Schedule 2018

Conference Schedule 2018

“GENERALIST OR SPECIALIST”

In our vision for hospitality 2020 do we need to inspire our future leaders to be generalists or specialists?

 

DAY ONE: Thursday 14th June 2018

 

10.00 – 10.30              Registration and Coffee

10.30 – 10.35              Welcome and Introduction from FLIGHT President 

10.35 – 11.00              Welcome to Switzerland

Mr Jaco von Wielligh, Academic Director IHTTI,School of HotelManagement

Mr Jean-Kley Tullii, Director, Office for the Economic Promotion, Neuchatel

 11.00 – 11.45              Conference Opening Key Note

Generalist or Specialist: what does the research evidence show?

MaryJane (MJ) Flanagan, MBPsS – Managing Director, mj inspire ltd

 11.45 – 12.30              Am I a ‘Specialist or Generalist’?: a personal story to inspire others

Benjamin Western – Co-Founder Gaggle and Founder Showing Up

12.30 – 13.15               Specialisation versus flexibility: lessons from a world-class resort

Richard M Delany, President and MD & Pat Turnbull, HR Manager – Old Edwards Hospitality Group, North Carolina, USA

 13.15 – 14.15               Lunch Break & Networking

 14.15 – 15.00               A Generalist Can Be A Specialist In a Moment of Need!

Paul Healy – Head of Business Innovation, Learning Pool 

 15.00 – 15.45              Ask the recruiter – What does the careers market prefer, Generalist or Specialist?

Gary King  – Director, Collins King & Associates Ltd

15.45 – 16.00              Coffee & Chat

16.00 – 16.45              Good Work: the Taylor review of modern working practices

Round Table Discussion

Angela Maher  – Acting Head, The Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes University

16.45 – 17.30              Champagne Tasting & Masterclass

Mr. Tzvetan Mihaylov – Owner & CEO at Vin-import.ch

The Evening

18.30                           FLIGHT Hospitality Conference Dinner

 

DAY TWO: Friday 15th June 2018

 

8.30 – 9.00                   Registration for new delegates.

Conference commences promptly at 9.00am with Day Two welcome.

9.00 – 9.45                  ‘Rise & Shine’ NOT with Edd Gallier!

Liz Cave  – Director, Your Invisible Partner Ltd

9.45 – 10.15                 Speaker to be confirmed

10.15 – 11.00              Panel Discussion  – What do we think Generalist or Specialist for the Future?

Max Behesht – Assistant Dean for César Ritz Colleges in Luzern
Pat Turnbull – HR Manager, Old Edwards Hospitality Group, USA
Rosie McGuire – 2017 Young Guns Winner, Student University of Derby
Siobhan O’Leary – SVP People & Culture, Convene, New York City

11.00 – 11.30               Coffee & Networking

11.30 – 12.15               Presenting the Young Guns Winners of 2018

Harry Champion, Bournemouth University & Mia Jorjikia, Oxford Brookes University

12.15  – 12.45              Chocolate Tasting & Masterclass

Catherine Vallana Margueron, Choco emotionS, Neuchâtel

12.45 – 13.00              Conference Summary & Close

Gareth Edwards – FLIGHT Board Member

 

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