ITC2022. Tourism – Going Back/Forward to Sustainability

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International Tourism Congress 2022 is organized by the Faculty of Geographical Sciences, University of Lodz (Poland) in cooperation with CiTUR Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation. ITC2022 is also final event disseminating achievements of the SPOT project. ITC2022 will be held on November, (16)17-19 2022 in Lodz, the city located in the very heart of Poland.

Main topic of ITC2022

The title of ITC2022 is: “Tourism – Going Back/Forward to Sustainability”. The topic refers to sustainability of tourism in general. We are going to discuss geographical, social, environmental, economic, political, and managerial contexts of sustainable tourism. The notion of tourism sustainability will be related to the concepts like quality of life, ecosystem services and resilience of ecosystem functions, development and economic growth, social and spatial justice as well as territorial cohesion, and – last but not least – coopetition and tourist packaging.

Sustainable development challenges and goals are still contemporary issue in tourism. As thus, recovery of tourism from any crisis, including COVID-19 pandemic, have to address sustainability.

Save the date

  • November 16, 2022 (Day 0, Multilanguage online sessions, “Ice breaking” party)
  • November 17, 2022 (Day 1, Special session on sustainable spatial planning of tourism destinations, Sponsored by the SPOT Project)
  • November 17-18, 2022 (Day 1 and 2, Congress)
  • November 19, 2022 (Day 3, Trip to the Polish case study area of SPOT Project: Evolutionary changes of tourism in industrial area in transition – Challenges of introducing European Green Deal)

Deadlines

  • September 15, 2022 – Deadline for abstract submission
  • September 15, 2022 – Deadline for registration (Early bird)
  • October 15, 2022 – Deadline for registration

Congress fee

With presentationEarly birdRegularOnline
Special session of SPOT projectFreeFreeFree
Students and PhD candidates100€120€50€
CiTUR Members130€150€65€
Regular participants160€180€80€
Without presentationEarly birdRegularOnline
Special session of SPOT projectFreeFreeFree
Students and PhD candidates90€110€45€
CiTUR Members120€140€60€
Regular participants150€170€75€

The congress fee for onsite participants covers the attendance fee, the cost of coffee breaks and lunch breaks, the cost of the ice-breaking party, the cost of conference materials and a book of abstracts. The congress fee for online participants includes the attendance fee and the cost of publishing a book of abstracts.

Additional costs for lodging in the Congress and Conference Center of the University of Lodz (accommodation available for a limited number for participants) and costs of participation in the gala dinner will be announced soon.

Venue of ITC2022

ITC2022 will be held in the city of Lodz, in central Poland. Post-industrial city attracting visitors mainly by its multinational cultural heritage and revitalized indutrial urban tissue from 19 and 20 century.

Participants of ITC2022 will be hosted in the Congress and Conference Center of the University of Lodz, and the Faculty of Geographical Sciences, at University of Lodz. The faculty conducts the research on geography, both in its socio-economic context, as well as a part of Earth sciences. Our geographical interests relate to tourism, spatial planning, and regional development.

Contact

itc2022@geo.uni.lodz.pl

See you in Poland!

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