Invited Speakers

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Walter Bogumil

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., USA

Walter Bogumil has served as the Company’s Chief Strategy Officer since June 2018. Prior to joining the Company, he most recently served as Affinity Gaming’s Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2018 to June 2018 and served as Affinity’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from March 2015 to June 2018.

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John Hallenbeck

IAAPA North America, USA

John Hallenbeck is vice president and executive director of IAAPA North America, where he leads the IAAPA North America office and oversees membership engagement, growth, and service of the association’s largest region, representing more than 3,500 members. As the global association for the attractions industry, IAAPA represents more than 6,000 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 100 countries.

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Elizabeth Mullins

The Walt Disney Company VP ‐ Hotels and Resorts, USA

Elizabeth Mullins is the Vice President, Hotels and Resorts ‐ for The Walt Disney Company. She joined the company in July 2016 and in this role she provides strategic leadership for hotel development and the evolution of products and services to elevate Disney Hotel experiences throughout the world.

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Abraham Pizam

Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, U.S.A

Dr. Abraham Pizam is the Linda Chapin Eminent Scholar Chair in Tourism Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

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Sherry Robinson

Vice President of Regional Operations, Entry Fee Division, Brookdale Senior Living

Talk Title: What does ready look like? Senior Living: Where Healthcare and Hospitality Merge

Sherry began her career with Brookdale in March of 2013 as Vice President of Regional Operations in the Entry Fee Division. She currently serves Brookdale Entry Fee Communities in 6 states.

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Youcheng Wang

Dean, William Peeper Destination Marketing Preeminent Chair Professor, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

Youcheng Wang, Dean, William Peeper Destination Marketing Preeminent Chair Professor, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA

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Dana Young

Dana Young

Visit Florida, USA

As VISIT FLORIDA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dana Young leads Florida’s official destination marketing organization in partnership with its Board of Directors and the statewide tourism industry.

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