Necstour

Programme

Programme
Simultaneous translation: EN, ES, CAT
Venue: Museu Marítim de Barcelona, Av. de les Drassanes, s/n, 08001 Barcelona.
08:30-09:00hRegistration
INSTITUTIONAL OPENING
09:00-09:30h
  • Octavi Bono, NECSTouR President, General Director for Tourism of the Catalan Government 

  • Agustí Colom, Enterprise and Tourism Councillor of the Barcelona City Council

  • Isabel Garaña, Regional Director for Europe of the World Tourism Organization - UNWTO

  • Pau Villòria i SistachSecretary-General for Business and Knowledge of the Catalan Government

  • Matilde Pastora Asían González, Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda of the Spanish Government

Master of Ceremony: Ivana Miño Presenter of the programme "Catalunya experience"

Rapporteurs: University of Girona - Faculty of Tourism

2018 EU YEAR OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
09:30-09:45h
  • Anne Grady, European Commission, DG EAC - Directorate General for Education and  Youth, Sport and Culture, Cultural Policy Unit , Policy Officer 

  • Peter DeBrine, World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Programme SpecialistUNESCO

WAKE UP CALL
09:45-10:15h

What future for the tourism destination? by Doug LanskyInternational Tourism Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker, Travel Journalist and Author

ROUNDTABLE: "PUTTING CULTURE AND CITIZENS: AT THE CENTER OF THE TOURISM EXPERIENCE"
10:15-11:40h

Moderated by Nagore Espinosa, Coordinator and Expert at INRouTe, CEO at in2destination

Key Message: Piet JaspaertVice-President Europa Nostra, 

Destinations:

Experts:

  • Saida Palou, Doctor on Social and Cultural Anthropology University of Girona

  • Vicent Nijs, Tourism researcher, Visit Flanders

11:40-12:10hCoffee Break
OPINION PLATFORM: "BREAKING PATTERNS FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS: BALANCING CULTURE, TOURISM, CITIZENS"
12:10-13:30h

Moderated by  Ulf Sonntag, NIT - Tourism Research Institute Northern Germany

Key Message: "The Catalan Year on Cultural Tourism" by Octavi Bono, General Director for Tourism of the Catalan Government

Catalysts of Change:

  • Aino-Marja Miettinen, , Museum Card,  Finnish Museums Association

  • Ljubomir Nikolić, City of Dubrovnik, Civil initiative 

  • Camille Rumani,  Co-founder Eatwith 

  • Manfred Schreiber, Area Manager at Studiosus

  • Pepe Serra, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya Director

  • Terry Stevens, Centre for International Dynamic Destinations, School of Management, Swansea University,  Director

13:30-14:30hLunch Break
INSPIRATIONAL WARM UP
14:30-14:45h

Doug LanskyInternational Tourism Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker, Travel Journalist and Author

ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS TOWARDS A REAL SHIFT: "Better places to live, Better places to visit"
14:45-16:15h

Moderated by Dimo Stoyanov, Commission for Natural Resources - NAT, of the European Committee of the Regions

Presentation of the Declaration: "Better places to live, Better places to visit" by Jose Luis Maestro, Competitiveness Director of Turismo de Galicia, Government of Galicia, leader of NECSTouR Cultural Tourism Working Group

  • Panel Discussion: Tourism and Cultural EU Representatives, embedding the Declaration:

REFLECTIONS OF THE DAY
16:15-16:30h
  • Raquel Huete Nieves,General Director for Tourism, Generalitat Valenciana

  • Anya Niewierra, General Director Tourist Board of South Limburg

 CONCLUSIONS
16:30-16:45h
 
  • Angelika Liedler, Head of the Tourism Department of the Austrian government,  Presidency to the Council of the European Union, July - December 2018

  • Patrick Torrent, Presidency of NECSTouR, Executive Director of the Catalan Tourism Board

16:45-17:15h

Joint Activity for participants: Castells - Human Towers

 

ROUNDTABLE: "PUTTING CULTURE AND CITIZENS: AT THE CENTER OF THE TOURISM EXPERIENCE"

The panel will be composed by several destinations providing an overview on how they are approaching this topic: what challenges, what solutions, what stakeholders, together with a group of experts that will generate debate and enriching exchanges.

OPINION PLATFORM: "BREAKING PATTERNS FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS: BALANCING CULTURE, TOURISM, CITIZENS"

The goal is to share and discuss instruments/good practices to overcome the current challenges related to the conference topic. An open discussion between the audience and the panelist will aim at seeking for innovative and outstanding initiatives that could be showcased widely in Europe.

ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS TOWARDS A REAL SHIFT: "Better places to live, Better places to visit"

The session will present the Barcelona Declaration of Tourism and Cultural Heritage which will integrate the innovative solutions and lessons learnt from the morning sessions, and will seek for the stakeholders proposals on how to make alive and endorse the declaration.

 

Workshop NECSTouR

Informative summary

Date

19th April 2018

Schedule: 09.00h - 17.30h

Registration

Registration is open from 1st March to 13th April

 

Place

 Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Avda. Drassanes. Barcelona

Cost

Free