Kuan-Wen Eric Lin

Dr. Lin now serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Tourism and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions and Events) Management and Director in International Office and Cross-Strait Affairs at Chung-Hua University, Taiwan.

As the current Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the eMICE Development Committee at Taiwan Intelligence Tourism Industry Association (TITIA) and Member of the Board of Directors at Taiwan Creative and Cultural Association (TCCA), he has served as the Executive Research Advisor to the consulting of the Implementation Strategies of Opening & Closing Ceremonies for 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan, which is a mega sport event. As for its scale, it’s just second to Olympic Games.

He also leads research projects with Taiwan Visitors Association (TVA), the organizer of Asia’s largest travel and tourism exhibition, ITF Taipei. Dr. Lin actively helps governments and industries to build their strategies and body of knowledge of MICE, festival and event management. He is also now writing 3 varied contracted books in these fields. Currently, he has memberships also in International Federation for IT, Travel and Tourism (IFITT), Taiwan Convention & Exhibition Association (TCEA) and Taiwan Event Association (TEA).

Dr Lin received his Ph.D. (Events Management) and MBA in Cultural Management at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, U. K. He was also the winner and holder of the first ever MeetingMatrix (world’s leading event ICT solution provider, an Amadeus subsidiary) Full PhD
Scholarship.