International Holocaust Remembrance Day with Abe Pizam

Join us on January 27 from 5:00-7:00PM for our 2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day program. During this in-person event, guests will hear from Abe Pizam, the founding Dean of Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida and Holocaust Survivor. This will be the first time Abe will tell his story outside of his immediate family.

This annual commemoration marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet troops on 27 January 1945. It was officially declared, in November 2005, International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust by the U.N. General Assembly.

When: January 27, 2022, 5:00PM-7:00PM

Where: The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida (Note: This program will also be live-streamed virtually.)

This program is free to attend but registration is required. 

About Abe

Short Bio

Abraham Pizam is the founding dean (2000-2018) of Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida. Currently he serves as Professor and Linda Chapin Eminent Scholar Chair in Tourism Management. Professor Pizam is widely known in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management and has conducted research projects, lectured, and served as a consultant in more than 30 countries and has authored more than 250 publications. He is Editor Emeritus of the International Journal of Hospitality Management and serves on the editorial boards of 26 academic journals. Professor Pizam holds a Master’s degree from New York University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University, and is the recipient of several academic awards.

 

 

Full Bio

Abraham Pizam is the founding dean (2000-2018) of Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida. Currently he serves as Professor and Linda Chapin Eminent Scholar Chair in Tourism Management. Professor Pizam is widely known in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management and has conducted research projects, lectured, and served as a consultant in more than 30 countries. He has held various academic positions, in Austria, Australia, France, Israel, Japan, New-Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia, Switzerland United Kingdom and the U.S.A, has authored more than 250 publications of which 180 were scientific publications and published ten books. His publications have resulted in more than 20,000 citations and an h-index of 66. He is Editor Emeritus of the International Journal of Hospitality Management and serves on the editorial boards of 26 academic journals. Professor Pizam has conducted consulting and research projects for a variety of international, national, and regional tourism organizations. Professor Pizam holds a Master’s degree from New York University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University and is the recipient of several academic awards.

Event COVID protocol: 

  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, recent rise of the Omicron variant, and for the protection of our guests, speakers, and staff, we ask that all visitors wear a mask while inside the Holocaust Center and for the full duration of the program.
  • Sanitization stations throughout the museum will be available to all visitors.

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Date

Jan 27 2022

Time

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Labels

In Person Event

Location

Holocaust Center of Florida
851 N Maitland Ave

Organizer

Holocaust Center of Florida
Phone
407-628-0555
Email
info@holocaustedu.org
Website
https://www.holocaustedu.org
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