Ecotourism NZ Conference, August 2007

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Ecotourism NZ Conference, August 2007

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ECOTOURISMNZ CONFERENCE
Tai Poutini Polytechnic, on the West Coast of New Zealand, is hosting the Ecotourism NZ conference in Greymouth from 1 to 3 August 2007. Share and explore ideas about ecotourism, debate the issues affecting it and learn how to make the most of this exciting growth industry.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES
The objectives of the conference are to:
  • Examine the growing interest in ecotourism in New Zealand and understand some of the issues facing the industry
    Provide an environment for debate and discussion amongst operators and industry participants
    Review global trends and the impact these will have on ecotourism in New Zealand
    Develop strategies to grow and develop the ecotourism sector to deliver the 100% Pure promise
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Keynote speakers include:
Alistair McCracken
Chairman Ecotourism Australia
http://www.ecotourism.org.au
Ron Mader
Founder of Planeta.com
http://www.planeta.com
Cam McLeay
Adrift Adventure Co. and Wildwaters Reserve Uganda
http://www.adrift.ug/newsite/index.php

Conference Information
Visit the Ecotourism NZ web site to find out more about the conference http://www.ecotourismnz.com/ecotourism/conference-2007/

Conference Registrations
Registrations are available online http://www.ecotourismnz.com/ecotourism/ ... istration/

Conference Program
http://www.ecotourismnz.com/content/lib ... ft_v25.pdf

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Ecotourism NZ Conference Updates

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Australia and NZ partnership key part of Ecotourism NZ
Conference 07

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conference countdown

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2007 ecotourism nz conference countdown
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Presentations

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The presentations I made at the Ecotourism New Zealand Conference can be downloaded online
http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/globa ... ecotourism
http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/web-20-and-ecotourism

More news about the event

Ecotourism Conference Sets Challenge For New Zealand
http://www.etbmice.com/article.asp?articleid=460

Softly, softly at the eco lodge
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/3/sto ... d=10457506

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Documentation

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Many of the presentations are online in pdf and word format, linked from the event program
http://www.ecotourismnz.com/ecotourism/2007-programme

Also worth a look are the conference outcomes
http://www.ecotourismnz.com/ecotourism/outcomes2007

Conference photos by Tom Walter
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomwalter/ ... 1707536577

Many of the participants are continuing the discussion online
http://forum.planeta.com/viewforum.php?f=103

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Delegate Feedback from Conference 2007

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Delegate Feedback from Conference 2007
http://www.ecotourismnz.com/ecotourism/ ... rence2007/
A conference questionnaire was developed to gather information to assess the conference as well as finding out about what delegates would like for future conferences and what kind of services that they would like to receive from Ecotourism NZ.

A total of 58 responses were received from delegates, a 44% response rate.

Full report in PDF
http://www.ecotourismnz.com/content/lib ... dback_.pdf

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