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Conference Program

2013 ttra Annual Conference Draft Schedule:

 

Wednesday, June 19

10:00 AM Wild West Tour (Optional off site pre-conference activity for attendees - $25 additional cost)  

Thursday, June 20

7:30 AM Student Colloquium Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 AM Careers in Tourism Research - Liberty Room 

8:30 - 11:30 AM State/Provincial/Destination Research Directors (SPDRD) Breakfast & Roundtable - Pershing North Room

9:15 - 10:30 AM Marketing:  Niche Travel - Shawnee Room

9:15 - 10:30 AM Quality of Life - Mission Room

9:15 - 10:30 AM Sustainability & Culture - Roanoke Room

10:45 - 12:00 PM Planning & Development - Shawnee Room

10:45 - 12:00 PM Marketing:  Image & IT - Mission Room

12:15 - 1:45 PM Academic Lunch & Roundtable - Pershing North Room

2:00 - 3:30 PM Tourism Assessment and Planning - Shawnee Room

2:00 - 3:30 PM Tourism Employment and Entrepreneurship - Mission Room

2:00 - 3:30 PM Image and Expectations of Tourism Experiences - Roanoke Room

2:00 - 3:30 PM STR Share Center - Hotel Related Academic Research & Education - Liberty Room

2:00 PM Exhibit set up - Century A Ballroom

3:45 - 4:45 PM Chapter Meetings

4:00 - 5:00 PM JTR Editorial Board - Union Hall

5:15 - 6:15 PM New Delegates and ttra Board of Directors Meet & Greet - Bentons Room

6:30 - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception at Power & Light District at the Shark Bar - Hosted by Kansas City CVB and Missouri Division of Tourism

Friday, June 21

7:30 - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast - Century C Ballroom

7:30 - 8:30 AM Past Presidents Breakfast - Bentons Room

8:30 - 9:30 AM The Mobile Traveler - Opening Keynote Henry Harteveldt - Century B Ballroom

9:30 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break with Exhibitors - Century A Ballroom

10:00 - 11:30 AM Resident Attitude Towards Tourism I - Shawnee Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Destination Management - Mission Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Air Route Development and Destinations -  Damon Hylton - Pershing North Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM No Bigger Billboard than Film - Dr. Sue Beeton; Marshall D. Moore - Pershing East/West Room

11:30 - 1:00 PM Lunch Academic/Practitioner Roundtable Session - Century C Ballroom

1:00 - 1:15 PM Break

1:15 - 2:30 PM The Science and Craft of Visualization - Dr. Robert Kosara - Century B Ballroom

2:30 - 3:00 PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors - Century A Ballroom

3:00 - 4:30 PM Modeling Tourists' Behavior - Shawnee Room

3:00 - 4:30 PM Benefits of Travel - Mission Room

3:00 - 4:30 PM Communication Effects Upon Travelers - Roanoke Room

3:00 - 4:30 PM Data Visualization for the Practioner - Pershing East/West Room

3:00 - 4:30 PM If You Build It Will They Come? - Pershing North Room

4:30 - 6:00 PM Passports to Visual Research (Visual Papers) and Cash Bar - Liberty Room

6:00 PM Dine Around (on your own)

Saturday, June 22

7:30 - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast - Century C Ballroom

7:30 - 8:30 AM Chapter Presidents Breakfast - Bentons Room

8:30 - 9:30 AM Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Culinary Tourism:  Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits- Century B Ballroom

9:30 - 10:00 AM Coffee Break with Exhibitors - Century A Ballroom

10:00 - 11:30 AM Resident Attitude Towards Tourism II - Shawnee Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Tourist Satisfaction and Retention - Mission Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Sustainable Destination Management - Roanoke Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Big Data: Strategic Guidance to Improve Economic Vitality of a Destination - Pershing East/West Room

10:00 - 11:30 AM Getting a Seat at the Table - Making Research Relevant- Pershing North

11:30 - 1:00 PM Destination Lunch & Annual Business Meeting - Century C Ballroom

1:00 - 2:00 PM Consumer Insights: A Broader Approach for Understanding Tourism’s Changing Market Space- Jerry Henry & Mike Woody -Century B Ballroom

2:00 - 2:30 PM Coffee Break with Exhibitors - Century A Ballroom

2:30 - 4:00 PM Understanding Tourists Emotions - Shawnee Room

2:30 - 4:00 PM Destination Performance Management - Mission Room

2:30 - 4:00 PM International Research - Pershing North Room

2:30 - 4:00 PM Forecasting:  It's Not Only For The Sophisticated - Pershing East/West Room

4:15 - 5:15 PM Metrics That Matter:  Global Online Benchmarking Program for Destinations - Century B Ballroom

5:15 - 6:15 PM Qualitative Research Interest Group - Pershing North Room

6:30 - 7:30 PM Closing Reception - sponsored by Virginia Beach CVB

7:30 - 9:00 PM  Closing Dinner - presented by Tourism Brugge, location for the 2014 Conference

9:00 - 12:00 AM Dancing!

 

 

 
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