The University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University are pleased to announce the 22nd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. This event will take place in Houston, Texas, at the Hilton University of Houston. Please join us for an exciting and fulfilling professional experience!

Day 0 – 04 JAN 2017

12:00 – 17:00 Registration Open @ Conrad Hilton Grand Ballroom Lobby
13:00 – 17:00 Pre-Conference CHIA Certificate Program by STR @ 181

Students click here for CHIA registration and payment information.
The workshop is free and there is a $75 fee for the certification.

Click here for general information on the CHIA workshop.
The workshop and certification are free for professors and instructors. To reserve a seat please email

Day 1
05 Jan 2017
Day 2
06 Jan 2017
Day 3
07 Jan 2017

Registration Open

Session I (concurrent sessions)

Knowledge Matters

Refreshment Break

Session II (concurrent sessions)

Refreshment Break

Poster Session A

STR CHIA Certificate Exam

STR Share Center Special Session

Hospitality Suite for Sponsors

Continental Breakfast

Registration Open

Session III (concurrent sessions)

General Session I

Refreshment Break

Session IV (concurrent sessions)

Lunch & Key Note Speech

Poster Session B

Poster Session C

Refreshment Break

Session V (concurrent sessions)

General Sessions II

Award Dinner

Hospitality Suite for Sponsors

Continental Breakfast

Session VI (concurrent sessions)

Refreshment Break

Poster Session D

Session VII (concurrent sessions)

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