Successful Conclusion of QS Subject Focus Summit – Hospitality & Tourism in Kuching, Malaysia
On 7 December 2018 another edition of the QS Subject Focus Summit concluded successfully in Kuching, capital city of Malaysia’s largest state, Sarawak. The inaugural Summit dedicated to Hospitality and Tourism, with over 200 delegates attending from 40 countries, provided a unique global insight into the challenges and opportunities faced by academic leaders in the field.
The Summit kicked off with keynotes by the Malaysia’s Department of Higher Education Director General, Datin Paduka Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir and Professor Dr Stanislav Ivanov. Official welcomes were delivered by hosting partner UCSI University Vice-Chancellor and President, Senior Professor Dato’ Dr Khalid Yusoff and Sarawak Chief Minister YAB Datuk Patinggi Dr Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg.
The Summit marks the end of the 2018 event calendar for QS. We look forward to more successful Subject Focus Summits in 2019.
“The experience was great and the deliberations were absorbing. The stay at UCSI was very comfortable too.” – Professor (Dr.) Amitabh Upadhya, Director – Outreach & Accreditation, Skyline University College.
Don’t miss the chance to hear from our distinguished speakers!
Prof Dr Stanislav Ivanov
Prof Dr Cihan Cobanoglu
Professor Dr Jafar Jafari
Professor Dr Perry Hobson
Mr. Samuel Wong
Professor Dr Kevin Lyons
Professor Dr Kim Dae Kwan
Professor Dr Mohamad Abdullah Hemdi
Prof Dr Kashif Hussain
Datin Paduka Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir
Dr Ulrike Gretzel
Ms. Ma. Christina G. Aquino
Mr. Ian Larmour
Ms. Fabienne Rollandin
Professor Dr Pearl Lin
Professor Dr Jennifer Chan Kim Lian
Dr Scott Richardson
Mr. John Lohr
Professor Dr Amitabh Upadhya