International Symposium "Tourism Development in the Tohoku (North-eastern) Region, Japan: Insights from Foreign Researchers"(Feb.13th)


Tourism Development in the Tohoku (North-eastern) Region, Japan: Insights from Foreign Researchers

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Date and Time: February 13 (Thursday), 2020 13:00-16:50
Place: Tohoku Gakuin University, Tsuchitoi Campus, Hoy Memorial, B1F Hall

13:00-13:05  Opening Address from Faculty of Business Administration  Dean Saito, Yoshiyuki
13:05-13:10  Address from Transcosmos Foundation as Main Sponsor
13:10-13:20  Introduction of UNISA and the City of Adelaide  by Dr. Brown, Graham

1st presentation  13:20-14:20
Dr. Hallak, Rob (University of South Australia)
“Developing the Tourism Industry in Regional Destinations through Innovation and Entrepreneurship” (including 10 minutes Q&A)

2nd presentation  14:20-15:20
Dr. Brown, Graham (University of South Australia)
“Place Transformation: The Role of Eventscapes of the Olympic Games” (including 10minutes Q&A)

3rd presentation  15:30-16:10
Murayama, Takatoshi, Hallak, Rob, Matsuoka, Kosuke, and Akiike, Atsushi
“Measuring the Competitiveness of a Japanese Local Tourism Destination: A Case of Miyagi Zao Mountains Area”  

16:10-16:15   Comments from a Practitioner and an Academic Researcher on Presentations
Ishinomaki Area Tourism Promotion Organization
Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics, Dr. Katsumata, Sotaro

16:15-16:45   Response to Comments
16:45-16:50   Closing Address
17:00-18:00  Social Gathering of Audience at Café Birthday of Tsuchitoi Campus (Free entry and free snack and coffee)

Co-organized by Tohoku Gakuin University, Faculty of Business Administration
         Tohoku Gakuin University, Regional Symbiosis Promotion Organization
Sponsored by Transcosmos Foundation   
Assisted by JSPS KAKENHI (18K11872), Soseisha Publishing Co.