CHME Annual Research Conference 2022 - extended deadline

17th Jan 2022

The 30th Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Annual Research Conference


Call for Papers: Deadline for submissions extended to Tuesday 1st February 2022


25th -27th May 2022, Edinburgh Napier University, UK


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Please see the CHME 2022 Website for more details: The Human Touch in Hospitality and the links below for further information:

The past thirty years of CHME has witnessed a vast global shift from analogue to digital hospitality facilitated by the advent of the internet and more recently, alongside the global pandemic, the increasing use of smart phones; digital media; social media; virtual reality and artificial intelligence. 

In today’s digital world, the act of hospitality is increasingly digitally enabled through online bookings, digital media, use of Apps and other related tools. Nevertheless, human beings remain at the heart of hospitality. In this conference we will reflect upon the following questions:

  • How has the digital world impacted on the meaning of hospitality?
  • Where is the human touch in hospitality today?
  • How can we as human beings shape hospitality for the future?  


“Hospitality is society – flickering moments, little islands, magic touches, thrown togetherness, now you see it, now you don’t stuff, but constitutive of and constituted by society. It is the stuff that gets done, and in so doing makes society happen” (Bell, 2012: 149)


Call for Papers

The call from papers opens from Wednesday 29th September, with paper submissions from Monday 29th November. The EXTENDED paper and poster submission deadline is Tuesday 1st February 2022.

Key Dates

Call for papers opens 

Wednesday 29th September 2021   

Papers submissions open

Monday 29th November 2021

Paper and poster submission deadline

Tuesday 1st February 2022

Feedback returned to authors

Monday 28th February 2022

Registration opens

Monday 7th March 2022

Revised submission deadline

Monday 21st March 2022

Early bird registration deadline

Monday 4th April 2022


Submission details:

Dr Louise Todd

Associate Professor in Festival and Event Management

Tourism and Languages Subject, The Business School, Craiglockhart Campus, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh EH14 1BR

Public Engagement Lead for the Business School



Staff profile:

CHME 2022 Conference Coordinator



Edinburgh Napier University