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UNESCO Chair meeting 02.05.2013

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Transcript of UNESCO Chair meeting 02.05.2013

Lorenzo Cantoni
ICT
to develop and promote
sustainable tourism
in the World Heritage Sites

eTourism
The UNESCO chair
ICT to develop and promote
sustainable tourism
in the World Heritage Sites
for the UNESCO Chair
webatelier.net
Some achievements
Some achievements
for the UNESCO Chair
NewMinE: New Media in Education Lab
& eLab: eLearning Lab
eLearning
& ICT4D

PhD school with EPFL and UniSG
Several EU and CH projects and related publications
Brazil, Cameroun, Mozambique, South Africa
KFPE board
Conferences & special issues

ICT to train local tourism SME and destinations
eLearning for travel agents
ICT to improve informal learning of visitors and enhance intercultural encounters
Open Educational Resources
IFITT (International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism) board
ENTER conferences & publications
Several international and national projects
Mission: “To investigate online communication as a true human activity, with a long-term, comprehensive and holistic approach. In particular, stressing human growth and quest for meaning in touristic experiences – eTourism.”
Analysis of online presence
Analysis of reputation in online media
Development of guidelines for online and mobile communication
Development of mobile apps
Main planned activities:
Extensive research
Education (2 summer schools)
Knowledge dissemination through OER
With a goal to:
Support WHS in online communication & in training local stakeholders
Educate and sensitize tourists
Establish an interdisciplinary network of scholars
Mission: “To investigate online communication as a true human activity, with a long-term, comprehensive and holistic approach. In particular, stressing human growth and quest for meaning in educational experiences – eLearning – as well as in international development – ICT4D.”
UNESCO chair in:
“protection, conservation and
presentation
of the cultural and natural heritage”
Partners
Main:
Cameroun:
Doual’art; M. Douala-Bell Schaub
Lithuania:
European Humanities University, Vilnius; A. Kalbaska
Philippines:
College of Development communication, University of the Philippines; C.S. Torres
South Africa:
Hospitality Youth Initiative (HYI); D. Peltason
Spain:
CICtourGUNE – Centre for Cooperative Research in Tourism; A. Alzua
USA:
National Laboratory for Tourism & eCommerce, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University; D.R. Fesenmaier
With the support of:
Australia
: University of Wollongong; U. Gretzel
Austria:
University of Salzburg; K. Luger, UNESCO Chair in “Cultural Heritage and Tourism”
Brazil:
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte; A.V. Sousa Dantas
China:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; R. Law
Italy:
University of Trento; L. Mich
Poland:
University of Information Technology and Management; M. Piotrowski
South Africa:
University of Cape Town; W. Chigona
Spain:
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; A. Sangrà
Uganda:
Makerere University Business School; M. Atcero
UK:
Bournemouth University; D. Buhalis
UK:
University of London; T. Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D
UK:
Dynamic Sensemaking Institute, University of Wales; S. Sala
Thank you
lorenzo.cantoni@usi.ch
http://newmine.blogspot.ch
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