Preliminary Programme

The 3rd edition of the Heritage, Tourism and Hospitality, International Conference, will again offer a most versatile programme including keynotes and roundtables, research focused and  destination and industry focused sessions, special sessions on heritage locations and many opportunities to network and to enjoy Finland. A first impression is provided below.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 – Pre-conference Programme

Optional pre-conference tour to  UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Rauma (organised by the local tourist boards).

Special Session on Location in the Rosenlew Museum with presentations by a.o. Erik Rosenlew of the Rosenlew Foundation Svenska Kulturfonden i Pori, and curator Leila Stenroos.

Welcome reception in the City Hall of Pori.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 – Conference Day 1

Keynote speeches and parallell sessions at the Pori Campus of the University of Turku.

Special Session on Location at the Ahlström / Noormarkku Works with a.o. Peter Ahlström and Riitta Kilo of A. Ahlström / Noormarkku Works and Johanna Aalto of the Municipality of Eura Kauttua Ruukinpuisto, and visits to the Ahlström Voyage Exhibition and Alvar Aalto’s Villa Mairea.

Conference dinner at the Noormarkku Club.

Friday, 29 September 2017 – Conference Day 2

Keynote speeches and parallel session at the Pori Campus of the University of Turku.

Conference closing ca. 16:00h and social programme.

Saturday, 30 September 2017 – Post-conference Programme

Optional post-conference day tour to UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Rauma, Sammallahdenmäki and Kauttua (organised by the local tourist boards).

University of Turku, Pori Unit

Rozenlew Museum

Alvar Aalto Villa Mairea

City Hall of Pori

Hotel Cumulus City Pori

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Scandic Hotel Pori

Noormarkku Club

Pori Train Station

Pori Bus Station

Restaurant (ravintola) Wanha Juhana

Pori Airport