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DGI Tourism: Promoting sustainable thinking in vocational education and training in tourism

27 September @ 11:30 - 13:30 EEST

Conference Room: Silver Forest – A

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DGI Tourism Project

With its toll of uncertainty, the outbreak of the COVID-19, represents today the most crucial challenge faced by the tourism sector. It revealed, even to the general public, that tourism activities were considerably contributing to environmental degradation. Reopening tourism offers a unique opportunity that the sector can take advantage to cope with both labour market needs while contributing to environmental prosperity. Considering the above, the DGI TOURISM project aims to become a front-runner in the witnessed developments in the tourism sector. Its ambition is to adapt the VET offering to the challenges of the digital age and climate change, innovatively accommodating post-Covid needs that dictate a smooth transition towards more sustainable strategies, ensuring a futureproof for the tourism sector.

First multiplier event

This is the 1st multiplier event of the DGI TOURISM project, organized by Travel2Fit, is intended for the Greek tourism VET community (including providers, trainers, trainees), travel professionals and wider interested audiences (travel startups, incubators, tourism associations, etc.) who are curious to deepen their understanding in the project activities and initial results.

The event aims to:

  1. Deep dive into trends and issues in the tourism sector and how the VET offering should be adapted to cope with emerging labour market needs,
  2. Present the DGI TOURISM vision and objectives,
  3. Demonstrate the DGI TOURISM methodological framework,
  4. Initiate debates and facilitate feedback provisioning.

Keynote speakers and panellists

 

Marika Mazzi
Marika Mazzi
Co-founder, BO, CFO @ X23 Srl

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Ioanna Matouli
Ioanna Matouli
R&D Engineer @ Atlantis Engineering

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Nafsika Avdikou
Nafsika Avdikou
Head of Career Office @ IEK DELTA 360

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Maria Mavroudi
Maria Mavroudi
Co-Founder @ Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel

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Elsa Exarchou
Elsa Exarchou
CEO @ Branding Greece / Mikro Papigo 1700

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Magda Peistikou
Magda Peistikou
Head of Learning & Development @ INSETE

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Katerina Saridaki
Katerina Saridaki
Director @ CapsuleT Accelerator

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Savvas Rogotis
Savvas Rogotis
Business Development Manager @ Travel2Fit

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*Note: This event is accessible with the Full Conference ticket.

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Details

Date:
27 September
Time:
11:30 - 13:30 EEST
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Organiser

Travel2Fit