MMV10 Main Programme


16th August

15.00

Opening Plenary Session

Welcome address and opening: County Mayor, Even Aleksander Hagen, Innlandet County, Norway.

Minister of Climate and Environment, Mr Sveinung Rotevatn, Norway.

Keynote plenary lectures:

‘’Tourism and Recreation in the Anthropocene: A Nordic Perspective’’

Myths and realities related to overtourism in Iceland

by/Dr Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir, University of Iceland

Human-wildlife interactions: The challenge of monitoring socio-ecological dimensions in Norwegian National Parks

by/Dr Vegard Gundersen, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research


17.15

Break

18.00

Live Poster session


17th August

10.30

Morning programme

Virtual field trip and live Q&A session with local experts: Sport event and outdoor recreation management: – the case of Lillehammer Olympic Arena and urban forests

12.00

Keynote Plenary session:

Tourism and Recreation in the Anthropocene: A Global Perspective

The Anthropocene and what it means for managing outdoor recreation experiences

by Professor James Higham, University of Otago, New Zealand

The impacts of the pandemic on tourism in protected and recreational areas

by Dr Anna Spenceley, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

13.30

Break

14.00
Parallel Sessions 1

1A – Covid-19: Impacts on nature-based recreation and tourism – Part I

1B – Recreation, tourism and wildlife disturbance: a human perspective – Part I

1C – Managing sustainable experiences in nature-based tourism – Part I

1D – Mapping and documenting coastal-marine based recreation – Part I

1E – Challenges and opportunities in visitor monitoring and management of UNESCO designated sites – Part I

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15.20

Break

15.40
Parallel Sessions 2

2A – Covid-19: Impacts on nature-based recreation and tourism – Part II

2B – Recreation, tourism and wildlife disturbance: a human perspective – Part II

2C – Managing sustainable experiences in nature-based tourism – Part II

2D – Mapping and documenting coastal-marine based recreation – Part II

2E – Challenges and opportunities in visitor monitoring and management of UNESCO designated sites – Part II

2F – Protected area tourism: benefits and community resilience in the age of over-tourism

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17.00

End of day-session

20.00
Parallel Sessions 3 (evening session)

3A – Visitor Monitoring, Outdoor Recreation, and Education in Water-based Nature Settings – Part I

3B – Recreation, tourism and wildlife disturbance: a human perspective – Part III

3C – Using hybrid choice modeling to understand visitor, land manager, and general public preferences

3D – Combining social media and ubiquitous data with traditional recreation monitoring to address emerging questions in the Anthropocene

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22.00

End of evening-session


18th August

10.30

Morning programme

Virtual field trip and live Q&A session with local experts: Wild reindeer conservation and mountain recreation and tourism – the case of Dovre Sunndalsfjella National Park

12.00

Keynote Plenary session

“Tourism and recreation in the Anthropocene: A Local and Community based Perspective”

The need for Local Community Resilience in Sustainable Tourism

By Judy Kehper Gona, founder of Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda-(STTA)

Sustainability, Trust, and Social inclusion

by Secretary General Dag Terje Solvang, Norwegian Trekking Association, TBC

13.30

Break

14.00
Parallel Sessions 4

4A – Covid-19: Impacts on nature-based recreation and tourism – Part III

4B – Collaboration to promote outdoor life (friluftsliv) in the Nordic countries – Is an action plan the way forward?

4C – Managing sustainable experiences in nature-based tourism – Part III

4D – Future directions in recreation monitoring and research – Part I

4E – Challenges and opportunities in visitor monitoring and management of UNESCO designated sites – Part III

4F – New and emerging smart technologies for visitor monitoring – a critical review – Part I

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15.20

Break

15.40
Parallel Sessions 5

5A – Covid-19: Impacts on nature-based recreation and tourism – Part IV

5B – Recreation and tourism monitoring under increased pressure: practical tools and approaches for sustainable management

5C – Managing sustainable experiences in nature-based tourism – Part IV

5D – Future directions in recreation monitoring and research – Part II

5E – Inclusive and accessible outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism? – Part I

5F – New and emerging smart technologies for visitor monitoring – a critical review – Part II

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17.00

End of day-session

20.00
Parallel Sessions 6 (evening session)

6A – Covid-19: Impacts on nature-based recreation and tourism – Part V

6B – Visitor Monitoring, Outdoor Recreation, and Education in Water-based Nature Settings – Part II

6C – Exploring the use of GPS tracking of tourism and recreation in natural parks

6D – Future directions in recreation monitoring and research – Part III

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22.00

End of evening-session


19th August

11.30

Break

12.00
Parallel Sessions 7

7A – Impacts from climate change on recreation and nature-based tourism – Part I

7B – Visitor Strategy and Local Community Development – Part I

7C – Recreation and tourism impact on landscape and wildlife – Part I

7D – Recreation, tourism and wildlife disturbance: a human perspective – Part IV

7E – Inclusive and accessible outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism? – Part II

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13.20

Short break

13.30
Parallel Sessions 8

8A – Impacts from climate change on recreation and nature-based tourism – Part II

8B – Visitor Strategy and Local Community Development – Part II

8C – Recreation and tourism impact on landscape and wildlife – Part II

8D – The Sharing Economy – Supply, demand and consequences

8E – Inclusive and accessible outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism? – Part III

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14.50

Short break

15.00

Closing Plenary Session

Closing remarks: Professor Peter Fredman, Mid-Sweden University, chairman of the MMV

steering committee

Welcome to MMV11: Professor Agita Livina, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Latvia

16.00

End of conference