Smart e-Tourism project closing seminar at CIE 28.10.2014

15th of October 2014 | News
You are warmly welcome to participate in an interactive discussion and exchange of experiences with academic researchers and tourism industry representatives from both Oulu and Russian Karelia regions.
Karelia ENPI CBC co-funded Smart e-Tourism project closing seminar will be organized on October 28, 2014 in the premises of Center for Internet Excellence, University of Oulu.
October 28 (Tuesday)
University of Oulu, Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, 90570 Oulu
Seminar: Smart e-Tourism seminar (project KA322 closing seminar)
Room: CIE, Japanese garden
Chair: Santa Stibe
13:00 Registration
13:30 Seminar opening and welcoming (SANTA STIBE, Project coordinator, CIE)
13:35 Cross-border tourism cooperation, Toni Saranpää, Programme coordinator, Karelia ENPI CBC Programme, Finland
13:45 Smart e-Tourism project experiences, Anton Shabaev, Deputy director at IT-Park, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
14:00 ICT role in tourism: let's discuss examples, Sergey Balandin, President, FRUCT, Finland
14:15 Mobile Application for Guiding Tourist Activities: Tourist Assistant – TAIS, Alexey Kashevnik, Senior researcher, SPIIRAS, Russia
14:30 3D Internet in Tourism: 3D Virtual Kizhi Island development, Matti Pouke, Researcher, CIE, Finland
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 Tourism development in Oulu region, Janne Soini, Managing director, Oulu Marketing Ltd., Finland
15:35 Tourism development in Russian Karelia, Alexey Tigushkin, Tourist Information Centre of Republic of Karelia, Russia
15:55 Research and development of advanced e-Tourism services: A perspective from Petrozavodsk State University, Dmitry Korzun, Vice-dean for research, Petrozavodsk State University, Russia
16:15 Coffee and Networking
The seminar is free of charge. Registration by 24.10.2014:
The seminar is co-located with the 16th FRUCT conference, and the seminar participants are welcome to take part in all events of the 16th FRUCT conference.The program for the whole week events here:
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