Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

McKibbon Endowed Chair & Director of M3 Center
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA

Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu serves as the Director of the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation and Coordinator of International Programs for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. He is a renowned hospitality and tourism technology expert. He is a Fulbright Specialist commissioned by the Fulbright Commission which is part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and World Learning (2018-2021). He is a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional commissioned by Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals and Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association. He is the Editor of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, editor of Journal of Global Business Insights, Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Coordinating Editor of Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research, Associate Editor of Tourism Review and a co-author of six books and ten conference proceedings. He is also currently serving as the President of Association of North America Higher Education International.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. David Rooney
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Dr. Jo-Ann Rolle
Dean, School of Business, Medgar Evers College City University of New York, USA
Dr. Siti Zaleha
Associate Professor, Azman Hashim International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Dr. Faizan Ali
Coordinator Graduate Program, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
Dr. Khlif Wafa
Toulouse Business School – Barcelona, Spain