Call for Presentations
51st Annual Travel and Tourism Research Association International Conference
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
June 16-18, 2020
Proposal Deadline: 1 December 2019
The Industry Co-Chairs of the 51st TTRA Annual Conference invite submissions from travel and tourism researchers for presentations, professional development workshops, case studies, debates, discussions and panels relating to the overall conference theme and sub-themes.
The conference theme is 20/20 Vision: Looking Forward, Looking Back and will focus on taking stock of the notable achievements of the past while discussing the issues critical to the future of travel research.
The outcome of the “Setting the Research Agenda” sessions at the Melbourne conference will be our guide for both the Academic and Industry session. Therefore, we are particularly interested in submissions that address the sub-themes outlined below:
- Climate change: future transition for climate change and tourism
Business, Employment, and Supply
- Workforce development policies for the future
- Representation, diversity and inclusion in tourism
- Taking a holistic perspective to KPIs which meet all stakeholder/community funders, beyond simple numerical counts
- First Nations and tourism – Control of identity, culture, heritage, land, governance, and future
- Community Tourism and Resilience
- Inclusivity and Tourism
Tourism, Happiness, Health and Wellness
- Technology and Well-being
Expressions of Interest can be for individual presentations (around 20-30 minutes) or whole sessions (such as a panel or debate – 90 minutes). Please include a brief statement on how the presentation(s) or workshop topic relates to the conference themes and meets a research need. Please also include a biography of the presenters and indicate which presentation format: Organized Panel, Workshop, etc, you are recommending.
01 December 2019 Practitioner session proposals submission deadline
01 December 2019 Super Early Bird registration opens
15 January 2020 Practitioner sessions finalized
15 February 2020 Early Bird registration closes and Regular registration opens
Submissions Are Open
Please send your proposals and any questions by 1 December, 2019 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For More Information
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