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Monday, 4th June Holland Casino, Breda
6.00 pm - 8.00 pm  Registration and welcome reception in the monumental chapel of Holland Casino, Breda
Welcome by Ben Offringa, conference chair and Wicher Meijer, academy director at NHTV Breda and HZ University of Applied Sciences  


Tuesday, 5th June NHTV, Breda
From 9.00 am Welcome with coffee; registration
09.30 am - 10.00 am Official Conference Opening  
Hans Uijterwijk, Chairman of the board, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Martijn Smeenge, Conference chair
10.00 am - 11.00 am  Keynote speech
Current trends and future drivers of coastal and marine tourism
Sheela Agarwal, Plymouth University
11.00 am - 11.30 am  Coffee break 
11.30 am - 12.30 pm  Parallel Sessions 1
A) Cooperation 
B) Ecotourism
12.30 pm - 1.30 pm  Lunch
1.30 pm - 2.30 pm  Parallel Sessions 2
A) Regional development
B) Marinas & watersports
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm  Parallel Sessions 3
A) Coastal development
B) Image and branding
6.30 pm - 9.30 pm  Informal dinner at Sibelicious, restaurant run by NHTV students 

 

Wednesday, 6th June NHTV, Breda 
From 9.00 am Welcome with coffee; registration for day visitors
09.30 am - 10.30 am  Keynote speech
Planning, Designing and Managing Destination Nelson Mandela Bay - Challenges and Opportunities
Peter Myles, Tournet Africa, South Africa
10.30 am - 11.00 am  Coffee break
11.00 am - 12.00 am  Parallel sessions 4
A) Island tourism
B) Regional development
12.00 pm - 1.00 pm  Lunch
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm  Parallel sessions 5
A) Image and branding
B) Community
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm  Parallel sessions 6
A) Conservation
B) Marinas
3.00 pm - 3.30 pm  Coffee break 
3.30 pm - 4.30 pm  Special session
NHTV Master Tourism Destination Management 
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm 

Conference dinner at Restaurant Het MiddenhuiS in Teteringen.


 

 
Thursday, 7th June Deltapark Neeltje Jans at the Zeeland coast 
8.30 am - 10.00 am  Travel to Zeeland coast 
9.30 am - 10.00 am   Day visitors: Registration at Deltapark Neeltje Jans
10.00 am - 11.00 am   Keynote speech
Humour at the Seaside
Donald McGill: king of the saucy seaside postcard
Brian Wheeller, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
11.00 am - 12.00 pm   Parallel sessions 7
A) Beach management
B) Product development
12.00 pm - 1.00 pm   Lunch 
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm   Parallel sessions 8
A) Safety
B) Water sports
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm  Parallel sessions 9
A) Cooperation
B) Ecotourism 
3.00 pm - 3.30 pm  Coffee break 
3.30 pm - 5.30 pm  Guided tour of the Delta Works 
5.30 pm - 9.00 pm   Closing dinner at Deltapark Neeltje Jans
During the conference dinner the best paper award will be presented.
9.00 pm - 10.30 pm   Travel to Breda 

 

 
Friday, 8th June   
Choice of field trips related to coastal and marine tourism development in the Netherlands