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Tuesday 21. September

 

12:00 – 12:15 Welcome

Address by the director of the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre - Guðrún Þóra Gunnarsdóttir

Address by the rector of the University of Akureyri - Eyjólfur Guðmundsson

Address by the minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation - Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir

 

12:15 – 13:15 Keynote speaker

Edward H. Huijbens, Professor and Chair, Wageningen University & Research, Cultural Geography Research Group (GEO): Future Perfect? Earthly tourism attachments

Session Chair: Gunnar Þór Jóhannesson

 

13:15 – 13:30 Break

 

13:30 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions

  • Session 3: Transformative tourism science for a sustainable world: Critical reflections on tourism science’s ontological and ethical foundations 
  • Workshop 5: Think globally – act locally – local materials as actors in developing doughnut (Raworth, 2012) destinations for sustainable tourism futures
  • Session 9: Celebrating proximity in tourism
  • Session 16: Sustainable behaviour in tourism and hospitality
  • Session 22: Tourism Economics and Management 

 

 

Wednesday 22. September

 

8:00 – 10:00 Parallel Sessions

  • Session 1:  Re-creating destinations as storyscapes 
  • Session 2:  Developing the concept of inclusive tourism 
  • Session 8:  Urban tourism development: challenges and possibilities in the wake of Covid-19
  • Session 17: Options and Needs for Wilderness Tourism 
  • Session 23: Uncertain futures? From overtourism to re-starting tourism Part 1
  • Session 28: Tourism and hospitality work in precarious times 
  • Session 31: Advancements in Event & Festival Research 

 

10:00 – 10:15 Break

 

10:15-12:00 Parallel Sessions

  • Session 6: Capturing mobility: Visual methods in Tourism Studies
  • Session 7: Influence of Equipment and Technology on Outdoor Pursuits 
  • Session 10: Entrepreneurship and Family Business: Dynamics and challenges in the European tourism sector
  • Session 11: Asian mobilities in the changing Arctic: theory and contexts 
  • Session 23: Uncertain futures? From overtourism to re-starting tourism Part 2 
  • Session 24: Marketing and Service Management in Precarious Times 
  • Session 29: City tourism development – challenges and possibilities of mobile future

 

12:00 – 12:15 Break

 

12:15 – 13:15 Keynote speaker

Penny Harvey, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester: Eco-intimacies on the Margins of Industrial Britain: Heritage, Nature and Atomic Legacy in West Somerset, UK.

Session Chair: Katrín Anna Lund

 

13:15 – 13:30 Break

 

13:30 – 14:45 Parallel Sessions

  • Session 4: Circular Economy, Circularity Paradigm, and Local Space 
  • Session 18: Tourism Education Methodologies for Inclusion and Emancipation in Precarious Times 
  • Session 26: Methods measuring sustainability effects of tourism development for benefit of local communities and rural areas 
  • Session 32: Other themes 
 

13:00 – 14:30 NORTHORS Board-meeting

 

 

Thursday 23. September

 

8:00 – 10:00 Parallel Sessions

  • Workshop 3: The Really Big Idea Sketchpad Approach to Shaping Mobile Futures in a COVID19 World: From Ideation to Execution
  • Session 5: Tourism innovation for precarious times Part 1 
  • Workshop 7: Mapping the Beaten Track (MBT): Modelling tourism consumption in real time with GPS-methods
  • Session 12: Tourism and other land uses: Coexistence, potential conflicts, or opportunities for symbiotic relationships? Part 1
  • Session 19: Sustainable tourism in rural landscapes of the Anthropocene
  • Session 25: Coping with the Arctification of Northern Tourism before, during and after the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Session 27: The new decade of tourism experiences – Everything has changed or has it? Part 1 

 

10:00 – 10:15 Break

 

10:15 – 11:30 Parallel Sessions

  • Session 5: Tourism innovation for precarious times Part 2 
  • Session 12: Tourism and other land uses: Coexistence, potential conflicts, or opportunities for symbiotic relationships? Part 2 
  • Session 15: Overtourism: Challenges and possibilitiesin precarious times
  • Session 20: Towards smarter and more sustainable coastal tourism 
  • Session 27: The new decade of tourism experiences – Everything has changed or has it? Part 2 

 

11:30 – 11:45 Break

 

11:45 – 12:45 Keynote speaker

Outi Rantala, Professor, Responsible Arctic Tourism, University of Lapland: Re-thinking tourism with our proximate surroundings

Session Chair: Ingibjörg Sigurðardóttir

 

12:45 – 13:00 Break

 

13:00 – 15:00 Parallel Sessions

  • Workshop 4: Philosophizing Tourism in Troubling Times
  • Session 14: The  importance of slow food and what it means for gastro tourism and slow travels 
  • Session 21: Migrant workers in tourism: seeking clarity, accepting complexity 
  • Session 30: Staying with the trouble of cruise communities in a post-covid world

 

15:00 – 15:15 Closing

Closing remarks by the Organising committee

Introducing NS30 in Finland 2022 - Jarmo Ritalahti

 

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