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6th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations (RTD6)

São Paulo, Brazil, 18-20 June 2012 sees the International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations take place for the sixth time (follow #RTD6).

This conference is being held 20 years after the first Rio Earth Summit and 10 years after the Cape Town Declaration. It seeks to identify how best tourism can contribute to sustainable development.

Invitation to the conference

Register your interest to attend at: rtd6saopaulo@gmail.com

Follow events at the RTD6 conference website.

Keynote presentation:

Learning from 20 years of sustainable tourism rhetoric and practice

By Eugenio Yunis, Executive Vice President of FEDETUR Chile, and former Director of Sustainable tourism development at the World Tourism Organization (1997-2007) and Director General of the Work Programme at the World Tourism Organization (2007-2010).

Early confirmed speakers include:

Mariana Aldrigui – GTTP, Brazil; Dr. Susanne Becken, Griffith University, Australia; Beth Beloff, BRIDGES to Sustainability Institute and Beyond the Divide, US; Flávia Costa, Serviço Social do Comércio, Brazil, Dr. Helena Costa, University of Brasília, Brazil; Dr. Xavier Font, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK; Alexandre Garrido, Sexante, Brazil; Dr. Sonya Graci, Ryerson University, Canada; Oliver Hillel, Convention on Biological Diversity, Canada; Wael Al Lawati, Omran, Oman; Matthias Leisinger, Kuoni, Switzerland; Klaus Lengefeld, GIZ, Germany; Geoffrey Lipman, greenearth.travel, UK; Anne-Maria Mäkelä, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Roberto Mourão, EcoBrasil; Dr. Vikneswaran Nair, Taylor’s University, Malaysia; Dr. Laszlo Puczko, Xellum, Hungary; Doris Ruschmann, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, Brazil; Ronald Sanabria, Rainforest Alliance, Costa Rica; Deirdre Shurland, United Nations Environment Programme, France; Dr. Murray Simpson, Caribsave and Oxford University, Dr. Marcelo Vilela de Almeida, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.

See the RTD6 speaker’s information page for updates.

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