PM4SD Summer School 2016

Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism

  • Date05.10.2016 - 09.10.2016
  • Location of VenueAkureyri
  • VenueHof Cultural and Conference Center

Useful information

The Summer School in Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism (5-9 October) is back for its 4th edition, hosted by Icelandic Tourist Board, it will take place at the Lonely Planet´s no 1 destination in Europe 2015: Akureyri, Iceland.

Outstanding speakers will be focusing on: Sustainable Tourism Policies, Criteria, Certifications, Best Practices, Project Management, Destination Management, Branding Destination, Capacity building, Public Private Partnership, tourism funding.

Speakers and participants will enjoy together plenty of social activities to discover the North Iceland, including visits at fishing town, museum, harbor, waterfalls and nature baths.

The Summer School is the PM4SD™ annual event, promoting it as the methodology to apply in tourism projects and to discuss the professionalization of project management in sustainable tourism and the need of leadership in tourism.

ETC members benefit of a 10% discount - use the promotional code ETC-2016-M when registering. Until 31st July, take advantage of the 20% discount on flights from Reykjavik to Akureyri when booking your ticket on Air Iceland website with promo code PM4SD16. Visit the new Summer School website for more information.




We invite you to submit an abstract (max. 500 words) for the upcoming International Summer School on Leadership and Governance for Sustainable Tourism in Akureyri, Iceland, 5-9 October 2016. The selected papers will form a Special Issue to support the United Nations (UN) decision to adopt 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Selected papers will be published in a special issue by the European Travel Commission in partnership with Fest and University of Iceland.

Abstract submission deadline is extended to July 20th, 2016. Please upload abstracts here together with the CV of the presenter.

Full papers are requested by 30th August 2016.
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