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Rob van der Laarse,
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands,
will deliver the keynote speech:
Tourism Conflicts and Conflict Tourism. Experiencing Heritage and Identity in Europe’s Age of Crisis.

Junji Mamitsuka,
Dejima Restoration Office, Nagasaki City Hall, Japan,
will inform you about the plans of:
The Dutch Trading Post Heritage Network and the Dejima Restauration Project.

Arnoud Rodenburg,
Cittaslow International & Municipality of Midden-Delfland, Netherland,
will speak about:
How Slow Tourism Strengthens your Local Identity.

Jeanine van Pinxteren,
Executive Committee Amsterdam Centre, Netherlands, 
will open the welcome reception.

Boris van der Ham,
Stichting Werelderfgoed.nl (World Heritage Foundation Nederlands),
will make the conference opening speech.

Lorenzo Cantoni,
USI - Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland & UNESCO,
will facilitate a special interactive presentation on:
MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – in Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality. The case of eTourism: Communication Perspectives MOOC.
 

Joost van der Spek,
Tinker imagineers, Netherlands,
will contribute to the pre-conference seminar with:
Engaging Spaces: DOMunder, archaeological experience under the Domplein Square.

Veronika Dumbrovska,
Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic,
will speak about:
Commercialization of the Historical Centre of Prague.

Jan van der Borg,
KU Leuven, Belgium, University Ca'Foscari of Venice, Italy,
will deliver the keynote speech:
Can the Process of “Venetianisation” Be Stopped? Recent Evidence from Venice.

Frans van der Avert,
Amsterdam Marketing - Iamsterdam, Netherlands.

Cecilia Pasquinelli,
Gran Sasso Science Institute INFN, Italy,
will speak about:
Between Heritage and Urban (Re)Construction: Disentangling the Meaning of 'Cultural Tourism' in Post-disaster Contexts.

Joyce van Beek,
Municipality Beemster, UNESCO World Heritage Site De Beemster, Netherlands,
will speak about:
The Garden of Amsterdam.

Ad Breukel,
Avans University of Applied Science, Netherlands,
will share with you how
Innovation Thrives on Local Heritage.

Mariapina Trunfio,
University of Naples 'Parthenope', Italy,
will present the scientific paper:
Cultural Legacy and Urban Regeneration: Where are the Spaces for Hybridization through Stakeholder Engagement?

Kateřina Šrámková
Castle Loučeň & Prague School of Economics, Czech Republic,
will speak about
Castle Loučeň: Eight Years of Developing a New Tourist Destination.

Anja Geldof,
Stichting Zeeuwse Visserstruien / Zeeland Fishermen's Sweaters Foundation, Netherlands,
will be the co-presenter of:
Truien bij de Vleet / Fishermen's Sweaters - About Regional Fisheries, International Trade and an Inspiring Tradition.

Linde Egberts,
VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands,
will highlight:
Successful Heritage Revivals

Max Schreuder,
NBTC Holland Marketing, Netherlands,
will speak about:
Directing and Steering Growth: Connecting Places through Passions.

Arja Lemmetyinen,
University of Turku, Finland,
will ask the question:
Coordinating Cooperative Cultural Networks – Who Takes the Lead?

Marc Kocken,
M A R C heritage consultants, Netherlands,
will inform you about:
Integrating the Management of Archaeological Heritage and Tourism - Work-in-progess by the European Association of Archaeologists

Maria D. Alvarez,
Boğaziçi University, Turkey,
will introduce the upcoming HTHIC2014 book:
Heritage Tourism Destinations: Preservation, Communication and Development.

Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference 2015 - Image of Gerard van KekenGerard van Keken,
Merkwaardige Identiteit / Remarkable Identity, Netherlands,
will speak about:
Identity, Heritage and Branding: The Province Zeeland.

Maria Della Lucia,
University of Trento, Italy,
will present the scientific papers:
Cultural Legacy and Urban Regeneration: Where are the Spaces for Hybridization through Stakeholder Engagement?
and
The Culture and Creative Industries and Tourism. How Intersectoral is Local Cultural Development in Italy?

Gabri van Tussenbroek,
University of Amsterdam & Amsterdam Monument Office, Netherlands,
will speak about:
Framing the Seventeenth Century

Myriam Jansen-Verbeke,
KU Leuven, Belgium,
will speak about:
The New Heritage Geography - Transnational Cultural Routes: Geopolitical Issues and Tourism Implications

Burcu Kιsakürek,
Unison Turkey, Turkey,
will speak about:
Presenting Local Life as a Tourist Attraction: Expectations versus Reality.

Jos Cuijpers,
Cuijpers Consultancy, Netherlands,
will speak about:
Architecture, Heritage and Tourism - Opportunities and Threats - Illustrated by the Valkenburg Medieval City Gates Project.

Gabrielle McGinnis,
University of Newcastle, Australia,
will speak about Pine Creek, Northern Territory, Australia, and
Rules of Engagement: An Examination of Methods for Community Consultations in Research.

Axel Nielsen,
Nielsen Restauri, Italy
will speak about:
Genoa Villetta di Negro - Restoration of Park and Grotto.

Thuy D.T. Hoang,
University of South Australia, Australia,
will present the scientific paper:
An Exploratory Study of Place Attachment from a Community Perspective in a World Heritage Tourist Context.

Stefanie Huibregtse,
Stichting Zeeuwse Visserstruien / Zeeland Fishermen's Sweaters Foundation, Netherlands,
will be the co-presenter of:
Truien bij de Vleet / Fishermen's Sweaters - About Regional Fisheries, International Trade and an Inspiring Tradition.

Liesbeth Gummels,
Waterproof Tours, Suriname,
will present her plans for:
The Sugar Trail - Heritage and Tourism in Former Dutch Colony Suriname.

Erik Mertz,
7scenes, Netherlands,
will contribute to the pre-conference seminar with:
Inspire, Connect and Guide.

Eric van der Kooij,
Municipality of Amsterdam, Netherlands,
will speak about
Lessons on Sustainable Tourism – How to Balance the City.

 

Massimiliano Vesci,
University of Salerno, Italy,
will present the scientific papers:
The Effect of Gastronomic Heritage on Visitors’ Decision Making Process: Festival Scape as an Antecedent of Attitude,
and
Appraisal Process, Emotional Reactions and Behavioral Intention for Heritage Tourists: A Self-Regulating Approach.

Nicola Bellini,
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Pisa, Italy,
La Rochelle Business School, France,
will present the scientific paper:
Emerging Technologies for Cultural Heritage: the “Consumer’s” Perspective.

Egbert van der Zee,
KU Leuven, Belgium,
will present his research on:
Communicate, Incorporate and Appreciate: the Role of Network Managers in Working towards a Resilient Tourism Network,
and
Connecting the Dots; Using Big Data to Design a Heritage Tourism Network.

Simona Franzoni,
University of Brescia, Italy,
will present the scientific paper:
Developing Sustainable Cultural Heritage Destinations: Which Tools and Governance Model?

Emanuela Conti,
University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”, Italy,
will present the scientific paper:
The Museum Offering System from the Experiential Perspective: The National Gallery of the Marche Case Study.

Heba Sherif Mourad,
Housing & Building National Research Center, Egypt,
will present the scientific paper:
The Potential of the Intangible Attachment between People and Places.

Samantha Vettese Forster,
Edinburgh Napier University, UK,
will present the scientific paper:
Enhancing the Heritage Tourist Engagement through 'In-Situ', Customisable, 3D Printed Souvenirs.

Anita Zatori,
Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary,
will present the scientific paper:
Co-creative Solutions and Innovations and their Effect on Heritage Visitors’ Experience

Tongqian Zou,
Beijing International Studies University, China,
will present the scientific paper:
Tourism Branding Strategy Corridor: Brand Genes Selection - A Case Study of “Changan- Tianshan” Heritage Corridor.

Anne-Mara Gerrets,
KU Leuven, Belgium,
will present the scientific paper:
Communicate, Incorporate and Appreciate: the Role of Network Managers in Working towards a Resilient Tourism Network.

Adam Abdullah,
Middle East Technical University, Turkey,
will present the scientific paper:
The Fez Medina: Heritage, Tourism, and Resilience

Erdem Salcan,
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey,
will present the scientific paper:
A Conservation and Visiting Approach for the I. World War Heritage around the Strait of Dardanelles.

Anna Rita Irimias,
University of Trento, Italy,
will present the scientific paper:
War Tourism Product Development. Management of the Great War Heritage in Trentino, Italy

Ingeborg Matečić,
University of Zagreb, Croatia
will inform you about: paper:
The Influence of Tangible Cultural Heritage on the Economic Sustainability of a Tourism Destination – The Case of the Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian

Kaori Yoshida,
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan,
will present the scientific paper:
The ‘Edutainment’ of War Tourism in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Huong Bui,
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan,
will present the scientific paper:
The ‘Edutainment’ of War Tourism in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Merijn den Boer,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherland,
will present the scientific paper:
Communication of Cycling-Tourists. In what Way are Bicycle Experiences Shared and what Role Does Heritage Have in these Experiences?