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Speaker

     Maria D. Alvarez is Professor of Tourism Marketing at the Department of Tourism Administration of Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. She holds a PhD degree in Marketing from Boğaziçi University, ...
  Gerard van Keken is a ‘createur’, ‘inspirateur’ and ‘auteur’ at “ReMARKable Identity’ (Dutch: www.merkwaardigeidentiteit.nl); an international website is coming up), where he works on identity construction, ...
Boris van der Ham is a consultant and author. He is serves as chairman of Stichting Werelderfgoed.nl (the Dutch World Heritage Foundation) and the Humanistisch Verbond (the Humanist Society) and board ...
Matt Pickles is a freelance journalist who writes about research, culture and education, usually for the BBC. Examples of Matt’s writing and contact details can be found on www.mattpickles.com. Matt ...
Stuart Fowkes is a sound artist and musician from Oxford, UK. From a background of ten years using field recordings to give context to musical composition, he is now the creator and curator of Cities and ...
Anja Geldof was born in Zeeland and learned to knit and crochet when she was 5 years old. After a career in healthcare she decided to focus on textile and needlework, enrolled at ENSAID (vocational education ...
Stefanie Huibregtse shares with her colleague Anja Geldof a fascination for and expertise in traditional Zeeland costumes and needlework. She was born in Domburg, Zeeland, in a family passionate about ...
Dr. Hannie Kool-Blokland is the director of the Zeeuws Archief, Zeeland Archives, the Regional Historical Centre founded in 2000 as the result of a merger between the Zeeland ...
Klaas van der Veen is a designer with a simple goal: to make people love places. He investigates visitor behavior and visitor experience, and tries to answer the one question: how can we present our ...
  Mustafa Kemal Baran is a PhD student in Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University, Istanbul, where he also works as a research and teaching assistant. He holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial ...
  Sabiha Göloğlu is a PhD candidate in the Department of Archaeology and History of Art at Koç University. She holds a Bachelor in Architecture and a MA in Architectural History from Middle East Technical ...
Burcu Kιsakürek has been working in the tourism sector for 15 years, mostly working at incoming companies. She founded Unison Turkey in 2011. Unison Turkey designs and organises a wide variety of ...
Dr. Dorina Maria Buda is Assistant Professor in Tourism Studies and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Here she has established Tourism Research Network Northern ...
Liesbeth Gummels was born in Suriname in 1971, but left when she was 4 years old, just before Suriname became independent. Raised in The Netherlands she was hardly aware of her Surinamese roots: “we ...
After working as a tax advisor for a few years, Kateřina Šrámková became the general manager and a shareholder of Castle Loučeň, one of the top 10 heritage attractions in the Czech republic, both in ...
Junji Mamitsuka has been the director of Dejima Restoration Office since 2010. The Dejima Restoration Office is one of the departments of Nagasaki City Hall, Japan. Juni Mamitsuka is involved in two ...
Liesbeth Bijvoet is Director of Finance and Operations at Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam.  
Marc Kocken is the founder of M A R C heritage consultants. He is also regional archeologist for local government in the Achterhoek region in the Netherlands. Marc holds a Masters degree in art history ...
Mrs. Joyce van Beek has been active in politics and local government in the Netherland for several years now. She served as member of the council and (for eight years) as alderwomen of the municipality ...
Gabrielle McGinnis, was born and raised in New Mexico, USA surrounded by rich Native American cultural influences and landscapes that sparked her imagination and current career path. She received ...