Conference Opening, Second International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada
Plenary Session with Christina Cameron, Second International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada
Talking Circle, Second International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada

Each year the International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies draws a diverse group of participants from all over the world. Our Program Development team draws on this diversity to craft a rich and distinctive blended conference experience, with session types and programming explicitly designed to make the most of both online and place-based social knowledge processes.

2021 Plenary Speakers

The Sixth International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field. In our blended conference model, we will offer both place-based and online options for viewing and engaging.

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Plenary Speakers

Michael Hall

Michael Hall

Professor, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Visiting Professor, Linnaeus University, Sweden; Guest Professor, Lund University, Sweden; and Docent, University of Oulu, Finland

Anna Farmaki

Anna Farmaki

Assistant Professor, Tourism Management, Department of Hotel and Tourism Management, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

Oliver Kesar

Oliver Kesar

Full Professor, Department of Tourism, Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ana Portolan

Ana Portolan

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Business Economics, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

2021 Conference Program

The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building. The first schedule of sessions will be available when we're able to present a complete picture of the conference. In our blended conference model, we will offer both place-based and online options for viewing and engaging. In the meantime, you may view a list of all accepted proposals (both confirmed to attend and still pending registration) on our List of Accepted Proposals.