Conferences and Workshops

2021 TTRA Canada Virtual Conference - T4: Travelling Towards Tomorrow Together

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 23, 2021 - 3:07pm

TTRA Canada is excited to announce it will be holding its first virtual conference from October 13 to 15, 2021.

This year’s virtual conference theme, T4: Travelling Towards Tomorrow Together, provides a platform to address the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry. While recognizing the drastic impact of the pandemic on travel and tourism, it is time to move forward.

"The World Leisure Organization: Stakeholder Analysis of the WL Family Network"

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on April 9, 2021 - 10:25am

VIU's World Leisure Centre of Excellence would like to invite you to MA SLM student Patricia Verhage's presentation at VIU's CREATE Conference 2021.

The presentation is titled: "The World Leisure Organization: Stakeholder Analysis of the WL Family Network" and it is a case study based on preliminary results of her thesis of the whole WLO network and its family - the most involved members of WLO. This research project has been created in cooperation with the WLO and the VIU. 

16th World Leisure Hybrid Congress - Registration Open and Free!

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on April 6, 2021 - 1:13pm

The 16th World Leisure Hybrid Congress – Leisure Makes Life Better – aims to provide the space to learn from leading experts in the leisure field and network. The 16th World Leisure Congress will be hosted in a hybrid modefrom April 15th to 21st, 2021, giving the opportunity for a face-to-face and an online experience, no matter where you are.

16th World Leisure Congress goes hybrid

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 9, 2020 - 2:42pm


The 16th World Leisure Congress to be held in Pinggu-Beijing from April 15-21, 2021 will have a virtual component to include participants who will not be able to travel to China due to the many travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Abstract Submission deadline extended until Friday, 30th October 2020.

2020 Virtual Conference - Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 25, 2020 - 10:16am

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation is hosting the 2020 CRRF Virtual Conference this fall, October 1 & 2. The theme of the conference is Supporting Rural Recovery and Resilience, and rural researchers will share lessons and insights about the challenges and opportunities posed by the pandemic.

The conference is FREE and registration is open!

For more information and registration, please visit:

2020 TTRA International Conference - June 2020, Victoria - BC

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on January 30, 2020 - 10:48am

The Travel and Tourism Research Association is calling all researchers, educators, and users of travel and tourism research for the 2020 Annual International Conference, to be held in Victoria, BC.

This year's conference celebrates 50 years of excellence in tourism research and invites participants to contribute to the vision of the tourism research agenda.