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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Session Title

Speaker

8:00

 

Registration

Welcome to Country

Robert Taylor  

 

Welcome

 

Hon Zoe Bettison MP Minister for Tourism and Multicultural Affairs
Douglas Gautier Adelaide Festival Centre
Eoin Loftus Tourism Industry Council South Australia

 

The Art of Travel

James Muecke Lieutenant Governor of South Australia, Australian of the Year 2020, Sight For All

 

Marketing SA – Stronger Together

Erik de Roos South Australian Tourism Commission

 

Tourism Infrastructure Development Panel
An informative discussion on destination development and creation of new experiences following unprecedented funding for regional tourism infrastructure. 

Jo Podoliak Department of Environment & Water
Trudy Dickson Ambleside Distillers
Ben Koop Alinea Group

Morning tea

 

Changing Landscapes

Besa Deda Westpac Business Bank & BankSA

 

A Future for Arts and Cultural Tourism

Justyna Jochym Festivals Adelaide

 

Cultural Tourism Panel
Tourism and Arts Industries have worked together for a number of years. This discussion will reveal some of South Australia’s biggest success stories, highlighting the importance of cultural tourism.

Brian Parkes Jam Factory
Anthony Peluso Country Arts SA
Emma Knights Emma Knights Productions
Rachael Azzopardi Illuminate Adelaide

 

Australia… The Unfinished Masterpiece

John Morse Welcome to Country

Lunch

 

Respectful Engagement of Aboriginal Business & People

Jack Buckskin Kuma Kaaru Cultural Services

 

Building Connection, Momentum and Community

Peta Granger Retail Consultant and Industry Advisor

 

Insurance: it’s not sexy, but it’s vital

Martyn Luck Gallagher Insurance

 

The Modern Traveller Panel

A discussion about ever-changing consumer trends and expectations and the challenges this brings for businesses. Learn more about how factors such as the economy, technology and a global pandemic can be trying but also bring great opportunity.

Lauren de Cesare Adelady
Tara Howell Blue Derby Pods Ride
Gina Norman RAA

Afternoon tea

 

Industry Update

Shaun de Bruyn Tourism Industry Council South Australia

 

Labour & Skills Panel
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the issues associated with labour and skills within the tourism industry. Learn about how businesses can engage with a potential labour market and become an employer of choice. 

Jo Fort Innamincka Hotel
Andrew Copus Department for Education
Marion Weck Flinders University

 

Sustainable and Experiential Travel

 

Tara Howell Blue Derby Pods Ride
16:55

Formalities conclude

17:30

Post Event Networking Drinks