2nd ENAT International Congress:"Trends and Prospects for Accessible Tourism
Date: 30 September and 1 October 2009
Call for Papers/Workshop Proposals - 4 February 2009 -General Information:
The purpose of the ENAT International Congress is to provide a live platform and a showcase for the latest and most innovative contributions to Accessible Tourism for All from
The main theme of this year's Congress is:
Looking to the future! - highlighting new trends and developments, weighing new challenges and prospects, exploring opportunities, and stimulating new efforts in accessible tourism for all.Plenary Sessions on themes of major interest will involve invited presenters and expert panellists.General Sessions on a range of topics will follow the format of presentations and discussion with the audience.Workshops will allow one or more speakers to make an introduction to the topic, which is then discussed by the participants. A rapporteur will report the conclusions and/or recommendations in the plenary session.
The topics for the Open Call for the General Sessions are:
GS1. Networking - Sharing knowledge and stimulating innovation in accessible tourism
GS2. Expectations and possibilities in standardisation and regulation for thefurther development of accessible tourism
GS3. Involvement of and cooperation with stakeholders in accessible tourism for all
Presentations for the General Sessions should be about 20 minutes.
The topics for the open call for the Workshops are:
WS1. ICTs and www developments
WS2. Tourism and Markets: Research and Development
WS3. Vocational Education and Training
WS4. Accessible Tourism in Central and eastern Europe
WS5. Accessible destinations and offerings: Destination Management, Access Guides, Tourist Information Services, etc.
Workshop presentations should be about 10 to 15 minutes, each workshop session will last 60 minutes
Submit your paper using OpenOfficeWriter or MS-Word. The filename should start with "GS" or "WS" and the number of the selected topic. Send the file as an e-mail attachment to http://email@example.com .
The Programme Committee reserves the right to assess the abstracts and decide whether they will be accepted.
Full papers and/or slide presentations will be published online by ENAT and the national organising committee, IBFT,
Submission of abstracts for papers and Workshops: Friday 3 April
Notification to authors of acceptance/rejection of abstract: Friday 8 May.
Submission of Full Paper or Workshop Plan by authors: Friday 2 September
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Contact: Angelika Laburda IBFT/co ÖHTBHumboldtplatz 6A 1100 WienAustria http://email@example.com