Southeast, Central & South American Federation
I hope the Fall semester is going well for everyone! Continuing the trend of member highlights, this month I would like to introduce Dr. Vikneswaran Nair:
SECSA Member Highlight – Dr. Vikneswaran Nair
Dr. Nair’s research specialisation fall in the broad area of sustainable and responsible tourism, rural tourism, ecotourism management, environmental management, and community-based tourism. A consultant with many national and international projects, Dr. Nair has an exceptional research achievements with extensive publications, grants, research supervisions and awards. He received the Taylor’s Chairman’s Staff Excellence Award for Academic and Research Excellence in 2002, 2007 & 2013, and also the Merit and Honorary Award respectively as the Outstanding Young Malaysian Awards for Academic Leadership and Research Accomplishment from the Junior Chambers International in 2006 & 2009.
He is the past President of the APacCHRIE and served in numerous committees in CHRIE. In addition, he is also the past Vice President of the Malaysia Ecotourism Association (MEA), and the past Secretary of the Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia. He is a well sought after keynote speaker across the globe and visiting professor for universities in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Myanmar, France and Bahamas. He has been profiled in the International Ecotourism Club (https://ecoclub.com/) and the Sustainability Leaders Project (https://sustainability-leaders.com/).
Dr. Nair and his branch of University of the Bahamas in Nassau are still trying to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian. The branch campus in Grand Bahama was totally wiped out, causing them to lose all of their science labs, computer labs, library and all admin and faculty offices. Please consider assisting with relief efforts: https://www.ub.edu.bs/hurricane-relief/ (Note: This may also be a great opportunity for student organizations who raise funding for such causes.)
If you are doing great things, or have a colleague you feel should be recognized, please reach out and let us know!
5th Annual ICHRIE-SECSA Federation Conference
We are now accepting abstracts for our two-pronged academic focus (Research and Pedagogy).
Paper Submission and Notification Timeline:
“Please visit our ‘One-Stop’ SECSA Conference 2020 Store online for all the information and resources you need to plan your conference visit successfully. The site includes information on conference registration, hotel reservation, abstracts submission, keynote speakers, location and directions, things to do in Auburn, Alabama, and more. One-Stop’ SECSA Conference 2020 store: https://smithr61.wixsite.com/secsaconference-2020.
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