“Smart Destinations: new horizons in tourism research and management (#STDRM2017)”. University Alicante, 25-27 October 2017
WEDNESDAY 25th OCTOBER
ANNUAL FORUM OF THE INTERUNIVERSITY PHD PROGRAM IN TOURISM
16:00 h. Conference: “The new challenges of research in Tourism”. Juan Ignacio Pulido, University of Jaén.
17.00 h. Presentation of the research works of PhD students
THURSDAY 26th OCTOBER
8.30-9.30 h. Registration of participants.
9.30-10.00 h. Seminar Opening # STDRM2017
10.00-10.45 h. Conference: “Smart destinations: challenges for a new management paradigm”. Roland Schegg, HES-SO Valais-Wallis (University of Applied Sciences), Switzerland.
10.45-11.30 h Conference: “The National Plan of Smart Cities: implications for the tourism sector”. Enrique Martínez Marín, Advising Member, Cabinet of the Secretary of State for the Information Society and Digital Agenda (Spain)
11.30-12.00 h. Coffee break
12.00-14.00 h. PANEL: “Smart destinations and new technologies: current situation and future scenarios”
Moderator: José Norberto Mazón, University of Alicante
Alex Mateo, Senior Key Account Manager for Smart Cities (Libelium). “IoT Solutions for Smart Tourism Destinations”
Elena Díaz Sánchez, Luca Tourism (Telefonica). “Business Intelligence, Big Data & Tourism”
Elisa Martín Garijo, Director of Technology & Innovation (IBM). “Impact of cognitive technology in travel and tourism industry”
16.00-18.00 h. Presentation of papers in parallel sessions
19:00 h. Videoconference: Smart destinations research, the state of the art. Ulrike Gretzel, University of Southern California (USA)
FRIDAY 27th OCTOBER
10.00-10.45 h. Conference: “Smart destinations and technology enhanced tourist experiences”. Barbara Neuhofer, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria.
10.45-11.30 h. Presentation: “Tourism and smart cities: critical balance and perspectives”. Boyd Cohen, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, and Research Director, EADA Business School
11.30-12.00 h. Coffee break
12.00-14.00 h. PANEL: “Smart destinations: experiences and future initiatives”
Moderator: Raquel Huete Nieves, Director-General of Tourism, Generalitat Valenciana.
Carlos Romero Dexeus, Director of Research, Development and Innovation of Segittur
Javier García Cuenca, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of HOSBEC and Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of CEHAT
Ramón Ferri Tormo, Head of the ICT Service of the City of Valencia
Representative of Tourism Valencia, to be confirmed
16.00-18.00 h. “The Smart Destination approach in different territorial environments: results of the research project CSO2014-59193-R”
Moderator: J. Fernando Vera Rebollo, University of Alicante
Luis Valdés Peláez, University of Oviedo
Enrique Navarro Jurado, University of Málaga
María García Hernández, Complutense University of Madrid
Josep A. Ivars Baidal, University of Alicante
Jose M. Gandara, Federal University of Paraná (Brazil)
18.00 h. Seminar Closing