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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

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Keynote

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)

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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

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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)

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Keynote

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

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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

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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

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