2nd World Ecotourism Conference 2010 (WEC2010)

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Jul 08, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 10, 2010
Registration Date: Jun 21, 2010
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 28, 2010
Paper Submission Date: May 28, 2010
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The forthcoming 2nd World Ecotourism Conference 2010's (WEC2010) theme is "Mainstream Ecotourism & Responsible Travel in Developing Countries: Shifting Paradigms and Strategic Adaptations".

Besides discussing the impact of climate change and adaptation on ecotourism and the need for a paradigm shift resolution, topics include other equally critical issues.

The Conference has taken into consideration of affirmative actions in the Vientiane Declaration for Ecotourism particularly capacity building and role of academia as well as the empowerment of youth and women in organising this Conference.

World Ecotourism Conference 2010 - "Mainstream Ecotourism & Responsible Travel in Developing Countries: Shifting Paradigms and Strategic Adaptations"

International Green Tourism Expo & Mart(Business Sessions)

WEC2010 Technical & Post-Tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites & Potential Sites (Technical Visits)

Public - Private Sector & Buyer - Seller Pre-Scheduled One-to-One Networking Meetings (Networking)

Refereed Papers Tracks (Research Presentations & Education)

Ask-The-Guru Dialogue Sessions (Reality Check)

Ecotourism Destination/Product Update Workshops by NTOs/National Ecotourism Associations (Trade Educational)


Additional Information

Expert and Interactive Presentations

WEC2010 will present you with an extensive panel of international and expert keynote speakers presented in 3 days of interactive sessions. Representing proponents and practitioners from the Trade, Governments, NGOs, Academia as well as Eco-Travellers, the Conference focuses on the participants concerns and seeks practical solutions to current tourism issues. The panel of presenters and audience will comprise of serious proponents, practitioners and Governments who are committed to developing and promoting green tourism in developing countries particularly, the Asia Pacific region renowned for its rich biodiversity and tourism attractiveness.

The Conference topics will cover current and relevant issues that are of concern to movers and shakers in the ecotourism industry:

Market Development & Ecotourism ROI: Viability vs Responsibility

Sustainable Tourism & Roadmaps: Turning Green

Urban and Rural Ecotourism: New Paradigms?

Special Sessions: Bilateral Governmental Meetings and Public - Private Sector

Academic Session: Refereed Papers Parallel Tracks - Moving Up Ecotourism Along The Value Chain