HTHIC2017 Speakers

Maria Della Lucia

Associate professor of Economics and Business Management at the University of Trento in Italy; member EMASUS Research Group.

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James Simpson

Project leader at the City of Parainen for St Olav Waterway, a new pilgrims path that will connect Turku and Trondheim.

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Juho Hamari

Professor of gamification leading the Gamification Group at Tampere University of Technology, University of Turku and University of Tampere.

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Markku Wilenius

Professor of Futures Studies at the Turku Business School, Finland, and UNESCO Chair in Learning Society and Futures of Education.

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Anni Ruohomäki

Researcher at The Degree Programme in Cultural Production and Landscape Studies, University of Turku.

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Peter Symons

Social media, tech and marketing aficionado, founder of gamification and digital storytelling platform OJOO.

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Johanna Aalto

Director of administration of the municipality of Eura, Finland, leading place brand development projects.

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Katriina Siivonen

Adjunct professor Cultural Heritage Studies; teaching Futures Studies at the Finland Futures Research Center, University of Turku.

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Allan Brodie

Historian and senior investigator working for Historic England, Great Britain and author of books on the history of tourism.

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Maarit Grahn

Researcher specialising in the use of corporate cultural heritage in building corporate identity and image.

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Marwan Basmaji

Founder of Basmaji and Bielinska Architects (BBA); teaching Design Studios at AZM University and the Lebanese American University.

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Diederik Six

Restoration architect; president of ICOMOS-Netherlands; initiator of a Water & Heritage awareness campaign.

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Peter Ahlström

Managing director of family company A. Ahlström and of the historic Noormarkku and Kauttua ironworks in Finland.

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Terttu Hermansson

Project manager Lauhanvuori Region Geopark projects in Finland, working on nature tourism infrastructure development.

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Telle Tuominen

Since 2001 senior lecturer tourism management at the Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS), Finland.

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Jaana Ruoho

Project manager in SAMK, Pori, Finland, working with rural tourism micro-entrepreneurs on green care-services.

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Lorenzo Cantoni

UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites USI-Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

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Lenita Nieminen

Researcher at the University of Turku, Finland, focusing on entrepreneurial learning and cultural entrepreneurship.

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Milla Öystilä

Specialist in sustainable tourism, visitor management and tourism planning working at Suomenlinna, Finland

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Leila Stenroos

Curator of the Rosenlew Museum (Satakunta Museum) in Pori, Finland, and expert at the City of Pori Cultural Office.

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Erik Rosenlew

Chairman of the board at Svenska Kulturfonden i Björneborg (SKiB) and Rosenlew Museum, Pori, Finland.

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Linde Egberts

Researcher at CLUE+ Research Institute for Culture, History and Heritage, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Ronan Le Baccon

Director of Tourism, Heritage and Waterways for the Regional Council of Brittany (Conceil régionale de Bretange), France.

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Arja Lemmetyinen

Researcher at the School of Economics, University of Turku, Finland, expert on branding, networks and the creative economy.

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Anna Sivula

Professor of cultural heritage at the University of Turku; directing the Degree Programme of Cultural Production and Landscape Studies.

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