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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Laura McGowan, ICRT Canada

Bill Werry, Deputy Minister of Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation

Harold Goodwin, International Centre for Responsible Tourism at Leeds Metropolitan University



Nikki White, Head of Destinations & Sustainability, ABTA  The Business Case for Taking Responsibility for Sustainability (no audio)

David Owen, Sustainable Tourism Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme  Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism UNEP : Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Tourism (no audio)


International Panel

Work in Progress and Outcomes of Previous Conferences

    • RTD 1 Cape Town, South Africa 2002
    • RTD 2 Kerala, India 2008
    • RTD 3 Belmopan, Belize 2009
    • RTD 4 Muscat, Oman 2010


Access for All

Moderator – Linnie Tse, Barrier-Free Administrator, Alberta Municipal Affairs

Craig Grimes, Experience Community CIC – UK  

Ross Watson, William Watson Lodge, Kananaskis, Alberta Parks – Canada  *Coming soon*

Sheila King, Australia For All (no audio)



Harold Goodwin  Rethinking Responsible Tourism: 10 years on – what are the priorities for the next ten years?


Alberta Examples

Moderator – Laura McGowan

Marlene Abrams, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development: Dine Alberta

Myron Belej, Edmonton’s Jewel

Stan Cowley, Rafter Six Ranch Resort  *Coming soon*

Ken Fiske, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation


Polar Tourism

Moderator – Ross Klein, Memorial University Newfoundland

Marie-Sylvestre Belanger, The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – Canada

John Gunter, Frontiers North, Manitoba – Canada

Hans Lagerweij, Quark Expeditions – Canada