Following the success of the fourth meeting of the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) in Christchurch (NZ), the fifth meeting is set to take place in end August 2016 in the northeast of Iceland. In collaboration with local tourism stakeholders and polar research activities in Iceland the aim is to facilitate the dissemination of ideas and best practices on tourism development in the Arctic.
The meeting is a combination of an academic conference and community workshop. The programme allows the participants to immerse themselves in the region hosting the event and get intimate knowledge of the land and its people, put to use in situ through the workshop.
The meeting's theme is to be announced in autumn 2015, followed by a call for papers.
February 29th 2016
Abstracts due and peer-review process started
March 28th 2016
Authors notified of abstract reviews
April 4th 2016
Online registration opens
July 1st 2016
August 10th 2016
Book of abstracts available/Programme finalised
August 29th 2016
Proceeding details released
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