10 June 2020
TOWARDS NEW MODELS OF TOURISM.

TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS AIMED AT BREAKING UP CONCENTRATIONS OF TOURISTS AND PROMOTION OFF-SEASON TOURISM.
AUDITORIUM
ROOM 1

REGISTRATION

Remember to print your ticket (includes QR code) that you will have received in your email. This ticket along with your ID/Passport will be your PERSONAL ACCREDITATION.

INSTITUTIONAL WELCOME

Welcome by the congress organization and the promoting entities. Xavier Torra, Presidente, Eurecat. www.eurecat.org Representative of Barcelona City Council, Representative of the Catalonia Tourism Board, Representative of Diputació de Barcelona.

DISCUSSION PANEL: Management of crowded tourist spaces. The risks of tourist deconcentration.

Speakers participating in the discussion panel: Marta Farrero, Director, Patronat de Turisme  de la Diputació de Tarragona. costadaurada.info | terresdelebre.travel | @marfamu Xavier Suñol, Tourism, Events and Creative Industries Director;...
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Marta Farrero | Tourist Board of Tarragona Provincial Council.  
Xavier Suñol | AJUNTAMENT DE BARCELONA
Jorge Traver | EUROPEAN TOURISM ASSOCIATION (ETOA)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: NICHOLAS HALL

Founder of the international hub “The Digital Tourism Think Tank”.

CHARM PROJECT PRESENTATION

The CHARM project, co-funded by the European COSME programme, is led by the Catalan Tourist Board (ACT) and has a total of seven partners representing six European countries (Germany, Belgium,...
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Blanca Cros i Moll | Catalan Tourism Board
11:10H A 11:40H

COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING

The thinning of tourist flows with smart recommendations for family tourism

One of the current challenges of tourist destinations is the management of tourist spaces with a greater concentration of tourists at certain specific moments, committed to balanced, responsible and sustainable...
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Gerard Macià | Eurecat

StarTechTour Challenge PRESENTATION

Presentation of StarTechTour Challenge by the Catalan Tourism Board

The new era of data for transforming sustainable tourism strategies

New Big Data technologies not only help us to discover needs and make decisions in the short term, but they also predict behaviors and define adapted long-term strategies for better...
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Tools for thinning tourist density and promoting off-season tourism in the Mediterranean

Speakers of the session: Josep Rodríguez Head of International Relations Oficina Tècnica de Turisme. Diputació de Barcelona https://www.diba.cat/es/web/dturisme/ott @UEturisme | @MEDCommunity3_1 Carolina Navarro Correcher Port Director – City, Mobility and...
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Josep Rodríguez | Tourism Technical Office – DIPUTACIÓ DE BARCELONA
Carolina Navarro | Fundació Valenciaport
Gersón Beltrán López | Play & go experience
Alessandro Galli | Global Footprint Network
13:30H A 15:00H

BREAK

ELEVATOR PITCH

Speakers: Rafael de Villasante, Director, LiterapolisBCN. iternatura.es | @devillasante @iternatura Xavier Socías, Project Manager, Neapolis – Medgaims. neapolis.cat | @xavisocias Gemma Prenafeta, CEO, Sharify. sharifyapp.com | @SharifyApp Raúl Santos, General Director Zwit...
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Rafael de Villasante | LITERAPOLISBCN
Xavi Socías | Neapolis – MedGaims
Gemma Prenafeta | SHARIFY
Raúl Santos | Peregrino Lebaniego Digital
Auxi Piñero | Vanwoow
Kei Shibata | Venture Republic

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

John Tourtellot, CEO, Destination Stewardship Center; National Geographic Explorer and travel editor emeritus, geotourism founder, destination consultant. Destination Stewardship Center www. destinationcenter.org

REGISTRATION

There will be no activity In Room 1 from 9:00 a.m to 11:40 a.m and from 15:00 p.m. to 17:00 p.m.

APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES IN RURAL AREAS: ADDING VALUE TO THE TOURISM PRODUCT”

How technologies could help little villages to develop sustainable tourism projects to attract more visitiors and help the local economy. The goal of this session is to share experiences in...
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Ulf Sonntag | NIT – Institute for Tourism Research in Northern Europe
Juan Carlos Belloso | Future Places
Filip Gielda | Visit Greenland
Frank Grafenstein | Neusta Grafenstein GmbH – Experts in tourism marketing
Heini Niklas-Salminen | Virtual Guide AR/AV

GUIDED NETWORKING ACTIVITY

This activity is exclusive for those attending the previous session of Room 1. One of the goals of this activity is to foster the encounter and the collaboration between the...
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