Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series 3-22-23: Dr. Karl Wöber, MODUL University Vienna

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., for the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Our guest will be Dr. Karl Wöber, Full Professor and Founding President of MODUL University Vienna and President, International Academy for the Study of Tourism.

We will meet in Room 102R on the UCF Rosen College campus. In-person – Only 48 tickets.

Register HERE.

This presentation will be followed by a social hour.

You may also register to join us virtually via Zoom:

Meeting Registration – Zoom

The title of the presentation:

A collaborative management information system for evidence-based decision making in tourism.

About The Speaker:

Karl Wöber is Full Professor and Founding President of MODUL University Vienna and President, International Academy for the Study of Tourism. He is also the chairman of the Austrian Private University Conference since 2012 and elected member of the Board of the European Union of Private Higher Education since 2018. He acquired his PhD from the Vienna University of Economics and Business where he became Associate Professor in 2000.

Over the last 40 years Karl’s interdisciplinary research focused on computer support in tourism and hospitality marketing and management, decision support systems, and economics. His main research contributions are in the fields of decision support systems, and strategic marketing and strategic planning. This research led to the development of the most comprehensive tourism marketing and management information system ( which is currently in use by more than 25,000 registered users in Europe. Karl Wöber is currently the elected President of the International Academy for the study of Tourism, the worldwide leading network of Tourism Professors. For more than 20 years he is a Technical Advisor of the two leading professional tourism networks in Europe: European Cities Marketing and the European Travel Commission. Since 2017 he is the elected chairman of the Expert committee of the World Tourism Cities Federation. He is also a member of the Strategy Advisory Board of the Vienna Tourism Board. In 2010, Karl Wöber received the Johann Strauss Gold Medal by the city of Vienna for his outstanding contributions for the development of city tourism, and tourism in Vienna in particular.

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