"20:20 Vision: New Perspectives on the diversity of Hospitality, Tourism and Events"

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The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) is pleased to announce that the 30th annual CAUTHE Conference will be hosted by the School of Hospitality and Tourism at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), from Monday 10 - Thursday 13 February 2020.

The Conference Committee currently consists of the co-chairs: Dr Tracy Harkison and Dr David Williamson. Finance and Sponsorship roles have also been confirmed for Dr Nancy McIntyre (School Manager) and Dr Lindsay Neill. 

CAUTHE 2020 will be hosted in the main city campus of AUT. Our City Campus is in the heart of Auckland city.

In keeping with the conference theme of "New Perspectives on the diversity of Hospitality, Tourism and Events", CAUTHE 2020 will have an Inclusion and Accessibility subcommittee that will audit all external venues to ensure accessible and inclusive compliance, as well as liasing with AUT Hospitality Services to ensure all childcare, transport, dietary and programming requirements and other inclusive conference actions are planned and engaged well in advance.

Important Dates


Earlybird Registration
Open now and up to and including Saturday 30 November, 2019

Standard Registration
From Sunday 01 December, 2019

Call for Papers


Submission Now Open
Full papers by Friday 18 October, 2019
Working papers by Friday 01 November, 2019

Conference Dates

Pre & Post-Conferece Tours
Monday 10 February, 2020
Friday 14 February, 2020

Workshops & Informal function
Monday 10 February, 2020

Conference Days
Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 February, 2020
Informal Function Monday 10 February
Welcome Reception Tuesday 11 February
Conference Dinner Thursday 13 February

Please note:

  • Dates and times are in New Zealand standard time.

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