Agenda

Program for Download

2 April 2019 

12:00 Registration

 

13:00 Welcome to the conference and short introduction to the programme 

 Andreas Wurm, Moderation

 

13:10 KEYNOTE SPEECH

Tourism and Sustainability & the Importance of Measuring Sustainability in Tourism in the broader context of Sustainable Development 

Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

 

13:30 Measuring Sustainability in Tourism – International context and German pilot project 

International View on the Measurement of Sustainability in Tourism - Classification and Requirements

Manuel Butler Halter, Executive Director of UNWTO 

 

Empirical Perspective on Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

Elisa Tonda, Head, Consumption and Production Unit, Economy Division – UNEP

 

Data Collection for Sustainability in Tourism on the European level – Results of the current EEA & ETC / ULS project “Towards a Reporting Mechanism in Europe” 

Jaume Fons, European Environment Agency EEA / European Topic Centre

 

Measuring Sustainability of Tourism in Germany – Criteria, indicators and data sources

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Strasdas / Martin Balaš, University of Sustainable Development Eberswalde, Center for Sustainable Tourism (ZENAT)

 

Panel Discussion: Measuring Sustainability in Tourism – How and what for?

 

15:20 Coffee Break 

 

15:50 FROM DATA COLLECTION TO DATA USAGE – International Examples

National Accounting Statistics versus Indicators. Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Dr. Anselm Mattes / Franziska Neumann, DIW Econ 

 

South Tyrol (Italy): Applied Sustainability Monitoring of the UNWTO Tourism Observatories 

Greta Erschbamer, Researcher at Center for Advanced Studies, Eurac Research

 

Slovenia: The Green Scheme of Slovenian Tourism as a national sustainability program for tourism destinations and businesses

Tina Hedi Zakonjšek, Institute Factory of Sustainable Tourism GoodPlace

 

Austria: Sustainability Indicators for a Future-oriented Tourism in Austria

Jürgen Weiß, Statistik Austria

 

European regional cases for data measurement to better manage destinations

Marta Domper Marsal, Project Officer at NECSTouR, Network of European Regions for a Sustainable and Competitive Tourism

 

Panel DiscussionFrom data collection to data usage – Lessons learnt

 

18:00 End of Conference Day 1

 

19:00 Evening Event with dinner at STATE Studio 

 

3 April 2019 

09:00 Welcome to the conference and short introduction to the programme

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Rein, CEO, BTE Tourism and Regional Planning

 

09:10 PARALLEL WORKSHOP SESSION 1

Workshop 1: Scales of Sustainability Data Collection: From Global to Local Tourism Level 

Raúl Hernández-Martín, Head of the Chair in Tourism CajaCanarias-Ashotel-University of La Laguna 

 

Workshop 2: Usage of Sustainable Tourism Indicators for Destination Management and Certification Processes

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Strasdas, University of Sustainable Development Eberswalde, Head of Center for Sustainable Tourism (ZENAT)

 

Workshop 3: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: A framework towards transforming tourism? A focus on social components.

Laura Jäger, Coordinator Tourism & Development, Tourism Watch

 

10:30 Coffee Break

 

11:00 PARALLEL WORKSHOP SESSION 2

Workshop 4: How to measure tourism-related greenhouse gas emissions – The challenge of transboundary allocation

Dr. Paul Peeters, Professor sustainable tourism transport at the Centre for Sustainability, Tourism & Transport (CSTT), Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

 

Workshop 5: Demand-side Indicators for Sustainable Holiday Travel: What consumers can tell us

Dr. Dirk Schmücker, Head of Research, NIT – Institute for Tourism and Research in Northern Europe

 

12:30 CLOSING SESSION - Presentation of Workshop Results

 

13:30 End of Conference 

 

14:00 PROFESSIONAL EXCURSIONS (additional offer)

Guided Tour through the Steigenberger Hotel Berlin with a focus on sustainability (free of charge)

 

Guided Tour through Berlin with „Green me“ with a focus on sustainable Berlin (on self-payment basis)