Conferences and Workshops

Tourism Vancouver Island 56th Annual Conference & AGM

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 18, 2019 - 1:18pm

Great opportunity to join Tourism Industry professionals at the 56th Annual Tourism Vancouver Island Conference & Annual General Meeting that will be happening in Nanaimo on October 8 - 10th at the Coast Bastion Hotel.

For more information about the conference, including the program and registration, please visit:

TTRA Canada Chapter - 2019 Conference

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 12, 2019 - 1:05pm

Sharing research from Ghana in Canada!

WLCE is pleased to share that undergrad students Jocelyne Fournier, Annie Boersen, Georgia Brennan and Megan Fortune - who participated in the 2019 VIU Ghana Research and Study Tour - will be presenting posters at TTRA Conference. Their research focuses on the tourism product evaluation done in Atsiekpoe and the Visitors’ Satisfaction evaluation done at the Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary. 

2020 Beijing - Pinggu World Leisure Congress “Leisure Makes Life Better” - Call for Abstracts

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on August 30, 2019 - 1:02pm
The 16th World Leisure Congress will be held in Pinggu, Beijing, from the 17th. to 23rd. October 2020 hosted by the Beijing City Government and co-organized by World Leisure Organization (WLO), Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism and the Pinggu District Government.
The Congress, themed “Leisure Makes Life Better", aims to promote the concept of leisure for all and throughout the whole year. Located in Jinhaihu Town, the main venue consists of the convention and exhibition center, supporting facilities, and a zone for outdoor activities, among other facilities.

Sustainable Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Conference - Oct 2019

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on August 23, 2019 - 8:27am

Registration is now open for 2019 Sustainable Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Conference, the primary event for Sea Grant and Land Grant Extension faculty working in tourism. The conference will take place Oct 8-11, 2019 in Astoria, Oregon, and is being hosted by Oregon State University Extension and Oregon Sea Grant and planned by the National Extension Tourism Design Team.

Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum - BC Recreation and Parks Association

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on February 1, 2019 - 10:28am

Vancouver Island / Coast Regional Forum 

The strength of networking

The 2019 Vancouver Island/Coast Region forum is a 1 -day gathering that facilitates dialogue on current themes directly related to the business and people of Parks & Recreation.

Important Information:

Forum Date: February 22, 2019

Impact - Sustainability Travel & Tourism

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 5, 2018 - 6:50pm

Great opportunity to connect with tourism peers and stakeholders this winter. If you work in tourism, care about tourism’s positive or negative impacts on communities and Canadians, and see the positive, sustainable growth of tourism in Canada as a key economic driver – IMPACT is for you.

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