Tourism and Hospitality

3rd International Conference
Narratives for a World in Transition
Pori, Finland, 27-29 September 2017

Arja Lemmetyinen - Heritage Tourism and Hospitality International Conference 2017

Welcome to Pori

Arja Lemmetyinen, University of Turku, Chair Scientific Conference Board:

“It gives me a great pleasure to invite you to Pori to participate at the Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality International Conference 2017. The conference will take place on 27-29 September and have the title ‘Narratives in a World of Transition’.

In 2017 Finland will celebrate 100 years of independence. This makes it even more significant to study, learn and have a dialogue on preserving and promoting, for example, the coastal and industrial heritage so characteristic for our country.”

Special Theme

Narratives for a World in Transition

Management of Heritage in Coastal Landscapes

Linde Egberts, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, CLUE+, HERICOAST project manager:

“Pori, Finland, is an ideal location and HTHIC2017 with its focus on heritage preservation, (re)presentation and development of spatial heritage an ideal event to work on the HERICOAST Interreg Europe project. I will present the ‘framework of understanding’ and toolbox we are developing for the purpose of enhance knowledge exchange between regional policy makers and stakeholders on the management of cultural hertage in coastal landscapes. I look forward to structured discussions with practitioners and academics that will enrich our work.”    [Image: VisitFinland]

Image of coastal landscape Finland - Copyright Visit Finland - Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2017