Activities per year
I am a lecturer in the Events Management, Hospitality and Tourism Subject Group of the UWS Busines School. Fomer Programme Leader of the BA (Hons) Events Management, my current areas of interest inlcude Event Planning and Development, Risk Management and Safety at Events, Designing Event Experiences and The Future of Events
Current research activities
Current research activities include both the use of Scenario Planning in Strategic Event Planning and a seperate study area involving Event Management Education Pedagogy. A paper on the former was prsented at the 2016 AEME Conference at the University of Derby
Desired research direction
My desired research direction inlcudes completing a follow up paper, to be presented at the University of Cardiff who are hosting the 2017 AEME conference, investigating the extent to which scenario planning is actually used in the events industry within the UK. A further paper, possibly to be presented at the 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference at UWS, will investigate effective use of non-traditional learning methods in Events Mnagement education.
Target collaborative companies
Target Collborative Companies include. DF Concerts, Unique Events and Underdog Events
Target collaborative organisations
Target Collborative Organisations include; EventScotland, VisitScotland, Glasgow Marketing Bureau.
Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange
Other areas of knowledge available for knowledge exchange inlcude, Event Risk Management, Event Planning and Development, Designing Event Experiences and Event Impact Analysis.
External Examiner, University of Cumbria1 Aug 2013 → 31 Jul 2017
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