Conference Boards

Conference Organisation

Conference Founders
Frank Go, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands (I.M.)
Karin Elgin-Nijhuis, Elgin & Co., Netherlands

Chairs Scientific Conference Board
Arja Lemmetyinen, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland | Chair
Lorenzo Cantoni, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland | Co-chair
Katriina Siivonen, University of Turku, Finland | Co-chair

Chairs Destination & Industry Conference Board
Karin Elgin-Nijhuis, Elgin & Co., Netherlands | Chair
Lenita Nieminen, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland | Co-chair
Inkeri Starry, Starry Stuff, Finland | Co-chair

Scientific Conference Board

Maria D. Alvarez, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Nicola Bellini, Tourism Management Institute, La Rochelle Business School, France
Lorenzo Cantoni, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
Nevenka Čavlek, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Maria Della Lucia, University of Trento, Italy
Darko Dimitrovski, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Johan R. Edelheim, Lapland University Consortium, Finland
Linde Egberts, CLUE+ Research Institute, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frank Go, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Torgrim Guttormsen, Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, Norway
Ulla Hakala, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
Myriam Jansen-Verbeke, University of Leuven, Belgium
Arja Lemmetyinen, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
Ian Lilley, The University of Queensland, Australia
Cecilia Pasquinelli, Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy
Juho Pesonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Celmara Pocock, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Juulia Räikkönen, University of Turku, Finlinand
Saila Saraniemi, University of Oulu, Finland
Katriina Siivonen, University of Turku, Finland
Anna Sivula, University of Turku, Finland
Jaana Tähtinen, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
Mariapina Trunfio, University of Napoli, Parthenope, Italy
Rob van der Laarse, Amsterdam school for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Egbert van der Zee, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Dominique Vanneste, University of Leuven, Belgium

Destination & Industry Conference Board

Karin Elgin-Nijhuis, Elgin & Co., Netherlands
Lenita Nieminen, University of Turku, Finland
Vappu Salo, Satakunda University of Applied Sciences & Turku Tourism Academy, Finland
Inkeri Starry, Starry Stuff, Finland
Leila Stenroos, Rosenlew Museum, Finland

Supporting the Conference

Tanja Lepistö, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
Jyrki Nieminen, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland
Olena De Andres Gonzalez, University of Turku, Finland
Hakan Elgin, Elgin & Co., Netherlands
Eija Joesuu, VisitPori, Finland
Piritta Huhta, University Consortium Pori, Finland