1st Call for Papers
From talk to action:
How tourism is changing the Polar Regions
3rd Conference of the International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN)
Dates: April 17th-21st, 2012
Location: Nain, Nunatsiavut (Northern Labrador), Canada
Cost: Still to be finalized – Approximately $2500, which will include meals, accommodation and travel round trip from Goose Bay to Nain.
Abstract deadline: 30 September 2011
With one marine protected area, four national parks, two of which are located in Labrador (Torngat Mountains National Park and Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve), and a growing tourism industry, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal location to host the 3rd IPTRN conference (see the IPTRN website at http://www.
Our host community for the conference is Nain; Labrador’s most northerly community, gateway to Torngat Mountains National Park, and capital of Nunatsiavut. Your hosts for this conference will be the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Program at the University of Northern British Columbia and the Centre for Northern Studies at Lakehead University, in collaboration locally with the Nunatsiavut Government, Nunatsiavut Tourism, and Parks Canada.