International Holocaust Remembrance Day
with Abe Pizam
About the Event
Join us on January 27 from 5:00-7:00 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
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.