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GG&T Summer School


GG&T Summer School

Universiteit Hasselt - Knowledge in action

PROGRAMME

Monday August 24, 2015

 

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75' 11:00 12:15 REGISTRATION @ HOLIDAY INN HOTEL
90' 12:15 13:45 LUNCH & WELCOME SPEECHES @ HOLIDAY INN HOTEL
Rector of the University and School Directors
Practical info
60' 13:50 14:50 WHY GREEN GROWTH & TRAVELISM @ CAMPUS HASSELT
Geoffrey Lipman (Hasselt University - BE, Victoria University - AU)
50' 15:05 15:55 CLIMATE AND BIODIVERSITY
Ignace Schops (RLKM - BE)
50' 16:10 17:00 SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY
Geert Wets (Hasselt University - BE) 
19:00 22:00 DINNER DEBATE
Tom Goldberg (Chairman of SUN ARK) - Geoffrey Lipman - Ignace Schops

 

Tuesday August 25, 2015

 

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60' 09:00 10:00 GREEN GROWTH ROADMAPS
Geoffrey Lipman - Alex Law (Victoria University - AU)
60' 10:15 11:15 CORPORATE VISIONS
Dr. Rebecca Hawkins (The Responsible Hospitality Partnership - UK)
60' 11:30 12:30 COMMUNITY FRAMEWORKS
Roger Carter (TEAM - UK)
90' 12:30 13:40 LUNCH
60' 13:45 14:45 MARKETS & MOBILES
Marcel Henry (Civic Resources - IR)
60' 15:00 16:00 NEPAL: A SAFE AND CAPTIVATING DESTINATION
Pankaj Pradhananga (Four Season Travel & Tours - NP)

 

Wednesday August 26, 2015

 

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60' 09:00 10:00 TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MOBILITY
Elke Hermans (Hasselt University - BE)
60' 10:15 11:15 AVIATION - A GLOBAL VIEW FROM EUROPE
U.Schulte-Strathouse (President Aviation Strategy & Concepts)
60' 11:30 12:30 LINKING MAPS WITH DATA
Mike McGrath & Alex Law (Victoria University - AU)
90' 12:30 13:40 LUNCH
60' 13:45 14:45 BIG DATA
Davy Janssens (Hasselt University - BE)
60' 15:00 16:00 MOBILITY FOR ALL IN A TOURISM CONTEXT
An Neven (Hasselt University - BE)
60' 16:15 17:15 CROWDSOURCING TOOLS
Ansar Yasar (Hasselt University - BE)
19:00 22:00 MAURICE STRONG REFLECTIONS EVENING on CLIMATE RESILIENCE

 

Thursday August 27, 2015

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60' 09:00 10:00 CLIMATE POLICY IN THE PROVINCE OF LIMBURG
David Michiels (Province of Limburg- BE)
60' 10:15 11:15 FIELD RESEARCH CENTRE
Natalie Beenaerts (Hasselt University - BE)
90' 11:25 12:55 TRANSPORT TO PARK & LUNCH
240' 13:00 17:00 FIELD TRIP WITH A RANGER AT THE HOGE KEMPEN NATIONAL PARK
30' 17:00 17:30 TRANSPORT TO HOTEL

 

Friday August 28, 2015

 

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120' 08:00 10:00 TRANSPORT TO BRUSSELS
120' 10:00 12:00 VISIT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
100' 12:15 13:55 LUNCH WITH BIRGIT DE BOISSEZON, MEMBER OF EU PARLIAMENT
30' 14:00 14:30 EUROPE'S GLOBAL ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Oliver Julian (EurActiv - BE)
30' 14:30 15:00 CLOSING SESSION
15:15 ... TRANSPORT TO HASSELT

*This is a preliminary programme which is subject to small changes.