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2017 Conference Presentations

General Sessions:
Alex Batchlor, System1 Group
Lisa LaVecchia, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation
Luke Bujarski,
Concurrent Sessions:
Challenges and Opportunities Researching with Indigenous Populations
Daniel Nahoopii, SMS Research & Marketing Services, Inc; Andrew Orawiec, Government of Nunavut; Andrew Peters, Swinburne University of Technology
Conversation Starters: Trends in Travel Research for the Next Five Years (links to individual presenatations by name)
Estimating Visitor Volumes
Dave Bratton, Destination Analysts; Andrea Huisden, SMARInsights; Donna Larsen, DataPath Systems; Christopher Pike, Tourism Economics; Cheryl Schutz, D.K. Shifflet; Dmitry Shkolnik, Destination Canada
Multicultural Traveler Research: The Why, How, and Insights Gained
Lauren Hansen-Flaschen, Visit Philiadelphia; Michael Rodenburgh, IPSOS
Using Data to Gain a Competitive Advantage from Natural and Cultural Heritage (links to individual presenatations by name)
Ed Jager, Parks Canada; Jeff Dalley, New Zealand Department of Conservation; Mike Robinson, PhD, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
Tourism Funding in the Spotlight
Vicki Allen, Visit Florida; Carolyn Childs,; Nate Gieryn, Texas Tourism; James Petrick, PhD, Texas A&M University
ttra TALKS:
Chris Adams, Miles
Duane Vinson, STR
Professional Development:
Social Listening: How To Do It and How To Use It
Philip Mai, Ryerson University; Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD, Ryerson University
Storytelling Research to Inspire Action
Michel Dubreuil, Destination Canada; Dmitry Shkolnik, Destination Canada; Chantz Strong, Destination Canada
The Ultimate Attraction: Escaping Through Heritage
Mike Robinson, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage

2016 Conference Presentations

General Sessions:
Erin Coffman, Airbnb
Erin Coffman, Airbnb; Lizette Casarin, HVS; Douglas Quinby, Phocuswright; Andrey Fradkin, MIT
Clemens Koltringer, Marketing Analyst, Strategic Destination Development, Vienna Tourist Board
Kelly Case-Bonacci, Denver International Airport
Geoffrey Crouch, PhD, JTR
The Future of Panel Recruitment and Measurement (Panel Discussion - no presentation available)
Jackie Lorch, SSI; Frank Kelly, Lightspeed GMI; Annie Petit, Research Now
Concurrent Sessions:
Paul Hendershot, IMPLAN; Dean Runyan, Dean Runyan Associates; Skip Hull, CIC Research
Scott Horowitz, Repucom; Joni Newkirk, Integrated Insight; Mellissa Teates, IAAPA; Chris Cares, RRC Associates
Susie Santo, Visit Wichita; Brenda Myers, Hamilton County Tourism; Lauren Schlau, Lauren Schlau Consulting; Kim Sidoriak, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
Bill Siegel, Longwoods International; Sara Dolnicar, University of Queensland; Michel Dubreuil, Destination Canada
Erin Francis-Cummings, Destination Analysts; Bill Karz, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board; Jay Kinghorn, Utah Office of Tourism
Carolyn Childs, MyTravelResearch; Dee Ann McKinney, Missouri Division of Tourism; Dudley Jackson, SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Scott Russell, Las Vegas CVA; Chris Pike, Tourism Economics; Heath Dillard, Charlotte RVA
Bill Dalbec, APCO Insight; Kathleen Frankford, Discover Landcaster; Leah Chandler, Branson CVB
ttra TALKS:
Kerri Verbeke Kapich, San Diego Tourism Authority
Chris Adams, Director of Online Research and Marketing, Miles
Professional Development:
Steve Mayer, Founder, Handmade Analytics
Professional Development: "It would not be surprising if 90% of the findings ... proved to be wrong" 
(Dolnicar, S. (2013). Asking good survey questions. Journal of Travel Research, 52(5), 551-574.)
Sara Dolnicar, Research Professor, University of Queensland

2015 Conference Presentations

John Grant, OAG

Google Analytics Bootcamp
Related resources on Google Analytics and the ‘Data Driven Destination’
Chris Adams, Miles

Innovative Techniques on Measuring Impact Case Studies
Daniell Nahoopii, Hawaii Tourism Authority
Scott Horowitz, Repucom
Peter Williams, Simon Fraser University's Centre for Tourism Policy and Research

Millenials and Their Impact on the Future of Tourism
Sarah Catlett, The Futures Company
Vicki Allen, Visit Florida

Online Shopping Data Replaces Loyalty as Travel Indicator:  How More Destinations Look to Perdictive Consumer Search Behavior to Grow Visitation
Clay Jackson, nSight Travel Intelligence
Erin Smith, Bermuda Tourism Authority

What the Smartest Destinations are Doing Right
Doug Lansky, Keynote Presenter

2014 Conference Presentations


Aligning Research With Tourism
Duane Vinson, STR

Big Data, a New Model of Research
Dan Fesenmaier, University of Florida, National Laboratory for Tourism & eCommerce

Big Data and Its Impact on Travel and Tourism
Rich Maradick, nSight for Travel

Brussels Airport Airline Issues and Route Development
Leon Verhallen, Brussels Airport

Developing a Global Brand
Dan Mishell, Visit California

Echo Boom Youth Travelers Are Here
Michael Palmer, Treeline Associates

Forecasting from the Perspective of VisitBritain
David Edwards, VisitBritain

Google - Trends in Travel
Roel Naessens, Google Belgium

Green Travel
Chris Adams, Industry Advisory Board of the Center for Sustainable Tourism

Impacts on the Future of Tourism
Brian Hay, Queen Margaret University and Andy Frew, Queen Margaret University

Just Because You Can Do It Doesn't Mean You Should
David Seiferth, Strategic Marketing & Research Insights

Marketing Europe in a Global Setting
Eduardo Santander, European Travel Commission

Measuring Tourism Marketing Activities
Jakob Slej Mikkelsen, VisitDenmark

Mobile Impact
Chris Adams, Miles

Mobile Location Data for Visiting Populations
Ryan Kinskey, AirSage

Responsible Tourism and the Future
John Swarbrooke, Manchester Metropolitan University

Storytelling Sustainability
Roger Wehrli, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Institute of Tourism

Tourism Metrics
Antonio Massieu, UNWTO

Tourism Policy - European Perspective
Iuliana Aluas, European Commission

Visitors' Experience in the US vs Europe
Olivier Henry-Biabaud, TCI Research

What's New With the BRIC and MINT Markets
Katy Miller, STR Global

2013 Conference Presentations


Air Route Development and Destinations:  Working Together
Christopher Kam, Senior Director, Market Insights Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau 

Airline/Community Partnership in Air Service Development
Evan Berg, Manager, International Planning, Southwest Airlines

Data Visualization for the Practitioner
Brian London, London Tourism Publications; Scott Warren, RRC Associates; Peg Zwicker, Travel Guard US and Canada

Framework for Market Intelligence
Eric Draper, Choose Chicago

Getting a Seat at the Table - Making Research Relevant
Dudley Jackson, SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism; Wendy Kheel, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board; Dan Mishell, Visit California; Chris Kam, Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau

Hotel Related Academic Research and Education
Duane Vinson, STR

How Research Helps Support Tourism Development Incentives
Ann O'Neill, Thoroughbred Consulting Group; Christopher Pike, Tourism Economics

Impacts of Big Data on Destinations
David Czechowski, Choose Chicago; Susan Bruinzeel, San Diego Visitors Authority; Eric Draper, Choose Chicago

Introduction to the SHARE Center & Global Lodging Industry Update
Duane Vinson, Vice President, Assistant Director of the SHARE Center

Metrics that Matter: Global Online Benchmarking Program for Destinations
Chris Adams, Miles Media

No Bigger Billboard Than Film
Dr. Sue Beeton, LaTrobe University; Marshall D. Moore, Utah Film Commission

Smartphones, Sex and Tourism
Luc Durand, President, IPSOS

Targeting Canadians with Social Values
Jason Dunkel, Environics Analytics

Travel's Mobile Centric Future
Henry Harteveldt, Hudson Crossing

2012 Conference Presentations

Dr. Ian Yeoman, Victoria Business School, New Zealand; European Tourism Futures Institute, Netherlands 
DataPath Systems (Mike and Donna Larsen), Marsh Lake Yukon, Canada
Dr. Ian Yeoman, Victoria Business School, New Zealand; European Tourism Futures Institute, Netherlands
Dr. Dan Fesenmaier, Professor and Director, National Laboratory for Tourism and ECommerce, Temple University
Scott Warren, Research Analyst, RRC Associates
Eric Johnson, Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau
Dr. Robertico Croes, University of Central Florida; Dr. Kelly Semrad, University of Florida; Dr. Manuel Rivera, University of Central Florida
Simon Walsh, VP Marketing, General Sentiment, Inc.
Olivier Henry-Biabaud, TCI Research/TRAVELSAT Competitive Index
Student Colloquium Proceedings Supplement:  proceedings supplement
An Ecological Audit of Luxury Sustainable Tourism Venues
Abby Boggs and Dr. Ralph Hill, Virginia Tech
A Survey of the Volunteer Tourism Industry: Understanding How Indicators are Used to Evaluate Host Community and Environmental Impacts
Christopher Lupoli

2011 Conference Presentations

Shannon Gray, North Star Destination Strategies
Marlise Taylor, North Carolina Division of Tourism
Kim Palmer, Miles Media
Stephen Rappaport, Advertising Research Foundation

2010 Conference Presentations

Daryl Cronk, Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitor's Bureau, Inc.
PKF Hospitality Research
Tom Van Hyning, Mississippi Development Authority/Tourism Division
Strategic Marketing & Research, Inc.
Dr. Ulrike Gretzel, Texas A&M University
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