third edition: climate talk series
preparing for cop28
Tourism for a Climate-Conscious Future: Navigating Sustainable Practices in Tourism and Event Management
October 4th 2023
08:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The third climate talk series engages thought leaders, industry experts, academicians, and policymakers in discussions related to climate-conscious changes in the tourism and events sector. This event delves into the dynamic intersection of tourism, event management, and climate action for the future.
This series provides a platform to explore innovative solutions and best practices adopted by the tourism, hospitality, hotels, and events management sectors. Through engaging discussions during the talk series, we aim to recognize the complexities of sustainable tourism and event management.
Come join us in shaping a climate-ready future, where tourism and events thrive as dynamic forces for environmental sustainability and social responsibility. Together, we will explore strategies to minimize environmental impact, enhance community engagement, and foster economic growth. Therefore, join us now to make a sustainable impact!
who is this for?
Objectives of the discussion
The talk series aims to promote sustainability within the tourism and event management sectors by sharing knowledge, best practices, and innovative approaches. It seeks to increase awareness about the impact of these sectors on the environment and how sustainable practices can mitigate these effects.
By bringing together thought leaders, experts, academicians, and policymakers, the series intends to inspire individuals and organizations to adopt sustainable practices in their tourism and event management endeavors.
The series provides a platform for networking and collaboration among stakeholders in these sectors, fostering partnerships to address climate-related challenges.
Ultimately, the overall objective of the series is to empower participants with actionable insights and strategies to navigate the complexities of sustainable tourism and event management, thereby contributing to a climate-conscious and environmentally responsible future.
Shaping Tourism and Events for a Greener Tomorrow.
08:30 – 09:00 AM
09:00 – 09:05 AM
Dr. Jacinta Dsilva
09:05 – 09:20 AM
KeynoteBalancing Act: Crafting a Sustainable Future through Sustainable Tourism
09:20 – 10:00 AM
Master ClassMegaevents as Catalysts for Sustainable Tourism: Charting a Greener Path
Dr. Jasmina Locke
10:00 – 10:45 AM
Panel DiscussionSustainability in Action: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate-Resilient Tourism and Event Management
Dr. Mohammad Irfan
DMO - Someone from Dnata
Government – Representative from DET or any other tourism department
Big chain – IHG or Jumeirah Group/someone from Sustainable Homes
Events – representative events
Dr. Heather Jeffery
10:45 – 11:00 AM
Juan Al Fares
Masterclass SpeakerDr. Jasmina Locke
Keynote SpeakerYousef Lootah
panel memberOmar Shihab
Panel MemberDr. Heather Jeffery
Panel memberDr. Nada Sayarh
SP Jain School of Global Management
Panel memberMohammad Al Taher
Bank of Palestine