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2014 Conference Program

2014 International Conference Draft Program

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Student Colloquim "Advice for the Early Career Academic"
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Coffee Break - Sponsored by: Shannon College of Hotel Management 
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Student Colloquium - Sustainability
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Student Colloquium - Social Media
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Student Colloquium - Art & Culture
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Student Colloquium - Perceptions, Images & Marketing
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Student Colloquium - Tourists' Experiences & Behavior
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM International Tourism & Media:  ITAM Session #1
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Academic Session:  Destination Performance
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Academic Session:  Models
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Academic Session:  Impacts
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Session:  The STR SHARE Center and Aligning Research with Tourism Industry Issues and Hot Topics - Duane Vinson, STR
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Academic Roundtable Luncheon - Sponsored by:

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

General Session:  Marketing Europe in a Global Setting - Peter DeWilde, European Travel Commission - Sponsored by:

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM -5:15 PM

Breakout Session:  Airline Issues and Route Development - Leon Verhallen, Brussels Airport Company; Deborah Meehan, Intervistas Consulting Group; Moderated by:  Dan Mishell, Visit California - Sponsored by:

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3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Breakout Session:  Making Emotional Connections with Visitors - Kathryn Forgacs, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership;  Dr. Brian Hay, Queen Margaret University; Andy Frew, Queen Margaret University.  Moderated by: Kent Stewart, Western Management Consultants

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM International Tourism & Media:  ITAM Session #2
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Academic Session:  Host Community
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Academic Session:  Globalization and Macro-Views
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Academic Session:  Destination Imaging
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Qualitative Research Group
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Reception at the Mayor's Palace, Brugge, Belgium; Sponsored by:

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

General Session:  Tourism Policy - European Perspective - Francesca Tudini, European Union

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break with Exhibitors - sponsored by LA Tourism
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Session:  Sustainable Tourism Implementation & Marketing - Sarah Klavas, Wisconsin Tourism; Roger Wehril, HSLU; Chris Adams, Miles; Moderated by:  John Ricks, Colorado Tourism Office
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Session:  Marketing & Media Selection:  How to Build an "Always On" Strategy - Dan Mishell, Visit California; David Haggerty, Carat; Jonah Whitaker, Black Diamond.  Moderated by:  David Bratton, Destination Analysts  Sponsored by:  Destination Analysts
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Risk and Crisis
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Local Sustainability - sponsored by DataPath Systems
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Online Technlogy
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM International Tourism & Media:  ITAM Session #3
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch, Networking and EU/US Visitor Experiences - Olivier Henry-Biabaud, TCI Research; Sponsored by:

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM General Session:  Responsible Tourism and the Future,  John Swarbrooke, Manchester Metropolitan University
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Breakout Session:  Big Data, Small Data & Wide Data - Making Sense of it All; David Seiferth, SMARInsights; Dan Fesenmaier, Temple University; Richard Maradik, NSight for Travel; Moderated by:  Vicki Allen, VISIT FLORIDA
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Breakout Session:  What's New With the BRIC & MINT Markets; Robert Li, University of South CarolinaI; Frederic Dimanche, Skema Business School; Katy Miller, STR Global; Moderated by:  Dan Mishell, Visit California
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Academic Session:  Changing Power Structures
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Academic Session:  Destination Choice - sponsored by Western Management Consultants
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM Academic Session:  Thinking Sustainably
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM International Tourism & Media:  ITAM Session #4
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Passports to Visual Research 
  Dine Around on your own

 

Friday, June 20, 201

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

General Session:  Through the Google Glass:  Trends in the Travel Industry in the Digital Space: Roel Naessens, Google   Sponsored by:

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Coffee Break with Exhibitors; Sponsored by:  Burke, Dowler & Associates
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Session:  Understanding and Forecasting International Markets; Donna Keren, NYC & Co.; David Edwards, VisitBritain; Moderated by:  Noel Sweeney, ttc International
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Session:  Social Media Measurement & ROI - Jakob Mikkelson, Visit Denmark; Steve Parker, LevelWing; Moderated by:  Peter Nash, Tourism Ireland
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Growth Niches, Food, Faith and Wellness
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Managing Destinations
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Academic Session:  Listening to the Visitor
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM International Tourism & Media:  ITAM Session #5
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch/Annual Business Meeting/Awards
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM General Session:  Tourism Metrics - Antonio Massieu UNWTO
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Break with Exhibitors
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Breakout Session:  Niche Travel:  Travel for Health-Future in the Past? Laszlo Puczko, Xellum, LTD; The Echo Boom: Youth Travelers are Here! Michael Palmer, Treeline Associates; LGBT Travel- More than Just a Niche Market:  Research, Case Studies & Measuring Results; Clark Massad, IGLTA; Matthew Stone - Moderator  Sponsored by:  Ipsos
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Breakout Session:  Impact of Mobile on Tourism Marketing & Research; Ryan Kinskey, AirSage; Chris Adams, Miles; Jamie Faulkner, USTA; Moderated by:  Luc Durand, Ipsos
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Academic Session:  Heritage
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Academic Session:  Mountains, Coasts and Islands
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Academic Session:  Governance and Strategy
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Academic Session:  Stakeholders and Networks
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM European Chapter meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Canadian Chapter meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM JTR Editorial Board meeting
Evening

Closing Reception Sponsored by:

Final dinner sponsored by 2015 host:

Private dance party at Nocturne Nightclub

 

 

 
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