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JOIN the LIVE NTG CONFERENCE ‘ Building a skilled workforce in tourism’

Thursday, 18 November 2021 | 10.00 – 17.15 CET

10.00-11.15: Module 1 – Upskilling and reskilling in tourism and hospitality

  • Natalia Bayona, Director Innovation, Education and Investments at UNWTO
  • Andrew Crisp, owner CarringtonCrisp
  • Sanna-Mari Renfors, Research Manager and the Head of the Center for Tourism Business Development in Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  • Saskia Griep, co-founder, and CEO of Better Places and ideator of the Better Tourism Academy
  • Lobke Elbers, Communication Manager Next Tourism Generation Alliance and conference module moderator
    Link to live stream: NTG conference 2021 – MODULE 1 – YouTube


12.00-13.15: Module 2 – Addressing skills needs with innovative collaboration

  • Theodor Grassos, Secretary General of the European Association of Institutes for Vocational Training
  • Dr. Ralf Burbach, Head of the Hospitality Management Discipline and Assistant Head of the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism, Technological University
    Dublin (Ireland)
  • Hristo Yanev, Serial entrepreneur and practice lecturer at ITB Berlin, WTM London, Emirates Academy of Hospitality, Varna University of Management, University College Birmingham and different worldwide events
  • Jenny DeSaulles, Director of Sector Development within Fáilte Ireland
  • Dr. Fernanda Rabelo, a researcher at the School of Hospitality Management and Tourism in Technological University Dublin, currently working in the Next Tourism
    Generation Skills Alliance and conference module moderator
    Link to live stream: NTG conference 2021 – MODULE 2 – YouTube


14.00 – 15.15 Module 3 – Integrating new skills into industry and education curricula

  • Frances McGettigan, lecturer in the Technological University Shannon Midlands and Mid-West
  • Vicki Wolf, ABTA Partnerships Manager (Education)
  • David Scott, Senior Lecturer at Dalarna University in Sweden Christine Garbe, Expert of Tourism-Sector and Policy at Deutsches Seminar für
  • Dr. Sheena Carlisle, Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University and conference module moderator
    Link to live stream: NTG conference 2021 – MODULE 3 – YouTube


16.00 – 17.15: Module 4Envisioning a skills partnership in the tourism sector

  • Dr. Barbara Neuhofer, Professor and Head of Experience Design at the Department of Innovation and Management in Tourism at the Salzburg University of Applied
    Sciences, Austria
  • Elfa Kere, Policy Officer for tourism in the Directorate-General for Internal Market,
    Industry, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs
  • Kerstin Howald, Tourism Sector Secretary at the European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agriculture, and Tourism (EFFAT)
  • Klaus Ehrlich, General Secretary Ruraltour and coordinator Pact for Skills in Tourism at NTG-Next Tourism Generation Alliance
  • Rino Vitelli, Senior Advisor in Tourism and Project Manager, Coordinator Next Tourism Generation Alliance for Federturismo Confindustria and conference module
    Link to live stream: NTG conference 2021 – MODULE 4 – YouTube
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