Announcement & scientific committee

The international conference GEOTOUR 2016 will be held in Florence (Italy) from the 18th until 20th of October, and will be devoted to all the issues of tourism research, with special emphasis on geotourism and mining tourism research, sustainable development and environmental protection. The aim of the conference is to share and expand the theoretical knowledge and practical experiences within all fields of science and research related to conference topics integrated into following conference sections, and offer possibility of partnership for future European project calls. Field trips to some of the most significant geotourism sites in Tuscany are also organised in the second day of the conference. These intend to visit some of the most interesting sites in Tuscany, in which geology, environment, tradition and culture jointly express their highest values.

  • geoheritage, mining heritage, natural heritage
  • geotourism and tourism in geoparks
  • common goods and resources maintenance
  • destination management and public choices
  • ecotourism, rural tourism, sustainable tourism
  • information technologies in tourism
  • natural resources, environmental protection and tourism
  • tourism geography
  • tourism products, development and management

Targeted participants on related fields

  • Professionals, academics
  • Policy makers in tourism and environment
  • Representatives of Geoparks, parks
  • Public or private organisations related to tourism
  • Students

Scientific Committee
Antonio Raschi, Director of Institute of Biometeorology-National Research Council, Italy
Anna Paganoni, President of the Italian Association of Geology and Tourism, Italy
Massimo Coli, University of Florence and Italian Association of Geology and Tourism, Italy
Margherita Azzari, professor at Department of History, Archaeology, Geography, Fine and Performing Arts (SAGAS), University of Florence, Italy
Michal Cehlár, Professor at the Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Slovakia
Monika Hardygora, Professor at KGHM Cuprum Research and Development Center, Wroclaw, Poland
Pavol Rybár, Dr.h.c. Professor at the Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Slovakia
Patrizia Romei, Professor at the Department of Economics and Management (DISEI), Unversity of Florence, Italy
Rodolfo Coccioni, Professor at the University of Urbino, Responsible of Settimana del Pianeta Terra, Italy
Silvio Seno, Professor at the University of Pavia, Responsible of Settimana del Pianeta Terra, Italy
Tadeusz Słomka, Professor at AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
Teresa Caldarola, Public Officer for Economy and Sustainable Tourism projects, Tuscany Region, Italy
Thomas A. Hose, Professor at the School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

Organizing committee
Francesca Caporossi, Institute of Biometeorology-CNR, Italy
Francesca Ugolini, Institute of Biometeorology-CNR, Italy
Valentina Marchi, Institute of Biometeorology-CNR, Italy
Sonia Trampetti, Institute of Biometeorology-CNR, Italy
Lubomis Strba, Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Slovakia

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