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GGDD19:

October 8 – 12, Croatia

Meet our speakers

Host

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Ognjen Golubić

Conference Host

Keynote speakers

Minister Gari Cappelli

Gari Cappelli

Croatian Minister of Tourism
Croatia

Welcome and opening presentation

Albert Salman

Albert Salman

President of Green Destinations | Founder of the Global Leaders initiative
The Netherlands

Opening presentation: Destinations, Profitability and Sustainability

Slavija Jačan Obratov

Slavija Jačan Obratov

Croatian National Tourism Board

Keynote Speaker

Susan Santos de Cardenas

Susan Santos de Cardenas

President of Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc. (SST)
The Philippines

The Southeast Asian Experience

Keynote Speaker

Beatriz Barreal

Beatriz Barreal

Founder and CEO of Riviera Maya Sostenible I Co-creator of México Sostenible
Mexico

The LatinAmerican Experience

Hrvoje Carić

Hrvoje Carić

Institute for Tourism
Croatia

The Croatian Experience

Zamjenica Tepšić

Jelka Tepšić

Deputy Mayor City of Dubrovnik / Honorary consul to the Kingdom of Spain
Croatia

‘Respect the city’ project

Ana Kučić

Ana Kučić

Mayor of Mali Lošinj
Croatia

Opening presentation in Mali Lošinj

Spreading tourism over space and time: destinations management & marketing

Hugo de Jong

Hugo de Jong

Green Destinations Awards & Certification Manager
The Netherlands

Certification programs to manage destinations in a sustainable way

Jana Apih

Jana Apih

Managing Director of GoodPlace
Slovenia

Management of tourism flows in Slovenia

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Tina H. Zakonjšek

General Manager at Goodplace
Slovenia

Management of tourism flows in Slovenia

Albert Folch

Albert Folch

Deputy Director of the TarragonaTourist Board, for the Terres de l’Ebre Region
Catalonia

The DestiMED Project in Terres de l’Ebre, Catalonia

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Cristina Del Favero and Loris Bondio
Canada / Italy

IamaGoodTraveller’s Community of Responsible Travellers

Isadora Markovic Vukadin

Izidora Marković Vukadin

Yoang-Goang Lin

Yoang-Goang Lin

Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Administration
Taiwan

How to benefit from the dramatic increase of tourists instead, the case of Sun Moon Lake

Paul Peeters

Paul Peeters

Professor at Breda University of Applied Sciences
The Netherlands

The SASTDes approach

Panel Chair: Facing the carbon & climate challenge in tourism, incl. soft mobility

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Karmen Razlag

Development and Project Adviser, Maribor.
Slovenia

The Drava Bike Route project

Albert Salman

Albert Salman

President of Green Destinations | Founder of the Global Leaders initiative
The Netherlands

The Green Travel Guide

Beatriz Barreal

Beatriz Barreal

Founder and CEO of Riviera Maya Sostenible I Co-creator of México Sostenible
Mexico

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Water & Waste management and how to reduce the use of plastics

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Henrique Ramos

Green Destinations Auditor
Portugal

Marine Debris/Waste Managment – Think Global, Act Local

Panel Chair: Waste management and how to reduce the use of plastics

Ira Jaska

Ira Jaska

No More Plastics Organisation
Croatia

Steps towards a plastic free coastline

Romana Purkart

Romana Purkart

Head of the Public Relations, Bled Tourist Board.
Slovenia

Waste reduction matters just as much as waste separation!

Emil Selse

Emil Selse

Responsible for sustainability and sustainable product development, Region Östergötland
Sweden

How to reduce waste in the Östergötland archipelago by cooperation between private and public sector

Ventina Bracanov

Valentina Bračanov

Ivana Kordic

Ivana Kordic

Plastic Free Zlarin Initiative
Croatia

Zlarin – Croatia’s first Plastic Free Island

Antoine Delaunay Belleville

Antoine Delaunay Belleville

Make Sense Organisation
France

Workshop: Involving stakeholders for circular economy

Tourism to support local communities, culture & tradition

Pekka Alhojärvi

Pekka Alhojärvi

GD Representative in Finland
Finland

Success stories of Fiskars Village and GD in Finland

Panel Chair: Communities & Culture (1)

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Kari Selkälä

Director of Fiskars Village
Finland

Success stories of Fiskars Village and GD in Finland

Anne de Jong

Anne de Jong

Africa Coordinator, Green Destinations
The Netherlands

Community development through tourism in before isolated Karamoja Region in Uganda

Greg Bankuzi

Gregory Bakunzi

Red Rocks Sustainable Initiatives
Rwanda

The example of Red Rocks Sustainable Initiatives

Monique-Chen

Monique Chen

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Masaru Takayama

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Carlos Bernardes

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Alenka Soršak

Tourism Office of Ljubljana
Slovenia

The Moustache Tour

Ms. Carla James - Official Portrait

Carla Chandra

Khamis-Rashid

Khamis Rashid

Colors of Zanzibar
Tanzania

The case of the Zesty Zanzibar Tour

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Mrs. Irena Peršić Živadinov

Managing Director of the Kvarner County Tourist Board
Croatia

Rijeka 2020 (European Capital of Culture)

Seyma Bayazit

Seyma Bayazit

Researcher and Lecturer at Bandirma Faculty of Maritime, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University
Turkey

Considering a common definition of identity for Bodrum

Tourism to support nature and biodiversity

Mallory Morgan

Mallory Morgan

National Coral Reef Management Fellow, Guam Bureau of Statistics and Plans
Guam

Tourism for Tasi (Ocean): Leveraging Stakeholders for the Benefit of Nature and Business

Irene Estaun

Irene Estaún

Director of the Menorca Biosphere Reserve Agency
Spain

Menorca Biosphere Reserve: The Origin of an Illusion

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João Cardoso de Melo

Ecological Infrastructure Management Director, Cascais Ambiente
Portugal

Quinta do Pisão – Nature Park: A landscape-scale conservation project that links wildlife and people

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Klemen Langus

Tuncay Kuleli

Tuncay Kuleli

Director of Bodrum Maritime Vocational School
Turkey

The Blue Wave Project

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Peter Mackelworth

Facing the carbon & climate challenge in tourism, incl. soft mobility

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José Romana

DGE | Gabinete de Turismo Natureza, Cascais Ambiente
Portugal

MobiCascais – Soft Mobility System

Dominika Mazurkiewicz

Dominika Mazurkiewicz

Klimapatenschaft Tourismus
Germany

Climate neutral guest arrivals and departures