The WTO.Ulysses Conference 2005 aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to discuss key issues in tourism policy and management. This year's conference will focus on Excellence in public-private destination management, examining and debating the issues of strategic planning and destination management as well as the interrelated issues of safety, security, crisis management; quality; sustainability and human resources. The conference will be held over one and a half days on 1 and 2 June in Madrid. Keynote speakers and expert panels will make presentations relating to the conference theme. Additionally delegates will be invited to attend the 2005 WTO Ulysses Prize ceremony and conference reception to be held on the evening of 1 June.
Presentations are welcome within the broad themes of the conference and authors are invited to submit abstracts for consideration.
Abstract submission- key dates:
Submission of abstract (maximum 200 words including key issues, methodology and indication of findings) and author C.V. in either English or Spanish by 11 April 2005.
Authors notified of acceptance to present at the conference by 25 April 2005.
Abstracts and author C.V. should be submitted in word format to Lisa Ruhanen at the e-mail address provided below.
All abstracts accepted for presentation will be included in a ´book of abstracts´ which will be available at the conference. Upon notification of acceptance, authors will be asked to provide their abstract in both English and Spanish and a 150 word author bio. Authors whose abstracts are accepted for presentation and wish to be considered for publication in the WTO.EKM paper series should submit full papers by 23 May 2005.
Authors whose papers are accepted for presentation at the conference are excluded from paying the conference registration fee.
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