Presentations for education sessions at Asian Attractions Expo 2017 in Singapore will be available in PDF format on this page where provided by speakers. 

Wednesday, June 14


11:30AM - 12:30 PM
Play as the Universal Language of our Business
Speaker: Chris Perry, ICAE​, Chief Executive Officer, WhiteWater West SEA
3 PM - 4:30 PM
The Safety Learning Lab: Exploring Risk Management Techniques
Speakers: Zishan Amir, General Manager, Mega Adventure Singapore; Steve Wood, Senior Technical Consultant, Ultimate Entertainment Group
3:30 PM - 5 PM
A World of New Ideas – Multimedia Spectaculars
Moderator: Michael Switow, Contributing Writer, Funworld Magazine
Speakers: Jean-Christophe Canizares, Chairman and CEO, ECA2; ​​Jack Ellison​, Director, H2O Events; ​Michael Reid​, Founder/Director, ICONPATH Curated Experiences; ​Paul Rivet​, Director, Entertainment, Walt Disney Attractions Japan, Ltd. 


Thursday, June 15


10:30 AM - 12 PM
TEA Panel: Innovation in Attraction Design and Delivery, A Southeast Asia Perspective
Moderator: Thomas Megna, President of TEA Asia Pacific Division
Speakers: Mike Davis, Senior Vice President and Executive Producer, Universal Studios Japan; Ron James, Chief Theming Creative Director, Wanda Cultural Tourism Planning and Research Institute; Thomas Megna, President, TEA Asia-Pacific; Ron Merriman, Managing Director, MR ProFun China, Co. Ltd.; Ken Wheatley, Director, Christie; Jill Wu, CEO, YAOX5D Group                                                                                     
11 AM - 12:30 PM
The Food and Beverage Learning Lab – New Ideas to Drive Revenue and Increase Value Through Upselling
Speakers: Alan Chan,
General Manager, Chimelong Group; Victor Danau, ICAE, Director, Asia-Pacific Development and Operations, Ripley Entertainment, Inc. 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Delivering Transformational Guest Experiences through Business Analytics
Moderator: Ron Merriman, 
Managing Director, MR ProFun China
Speakers: Ken Law,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MotherApp Ltd.; Vivian Lee, ICAE, Executive Director, Business Development and Education, Ocean Park Hong Kong; Gerald Parham, Principal Strategist – Multichannel, Global Media and Entertainment Center of Competency, IBM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The New World of Ideas and Digital Experiences in Theme Parks
Moderator: Adron Leow,
Managing Director, ALLF Management Group
Speakers: Chris Ho,
General Manager, International Business Department, Chimelong Resort; Peter Roedbro, CEO and Founder, Entertainment Booking Concepts
4:30 PM - 6 PM
The HR Learning Lab: Exploring an Effective Themed Recognition Program 
Speaker: Ann-Maree O’Neill, Human Resources Manager, Southport Sharks

Friday, June 16


9 AM - 10:30 AM
Redefining Your Attraction as a Destination        
Moderator: Kevin Cheong, Immediate Past Chairman, Association of Singapore Attractions
Speakers: Mike Barclay, Group CEO, Mandai Park Holdings; Bernard Harrison, Principal Partner, Creativity and Design, Bernard Harrison and Friends Ltd; Tom Mehrmann, ICAE, BBS, Partner, LKF Attractions Ltd; Darrell Metzger, ICAE, former CEO, Sentosa and Ocean Park 
11 AM - 12 PM
Creating and Elevating Special Events
Speaker: Todd Hougland, ICAE, Executive Director, Operations and Entertainment, Ocean Park Hong Kong