Our events

The TRC regularly organises TRC Seminars following a traditional set-up and the more casual Tourism Research Sips. Upcoming and past events in our TRC Seminar and Tourism Research Sips series are enlisted below. For more information on upcoming events, please contact trc@curtin.edu.au

Tourism Research Sips

Upcoming Tourism Sips

Tuning into Taste: Communicating About Wine
Speaker: Paul Edwards – Director and wine educator, Full Bottle
Date: Friday, 18 May 2018, 3.00 – 4.30pm
Location: School of Marketing Balcony/Common Room – Level 2, Building 408, Curtin University Bentley Campus

Details on upcoming Tourism Sips will be added to this page when available, do check back regularly for updates.

 

Past Tourism Sips

Cruise Ship impact on WA Tourism

Speakers: Mark Exeter – Industry Development Officer, South West Development Commission

 


TRC seminars

Upcoming Seminars

Developments in Aboriginal Tourism
Speakers: Robert Taylor – CEO, WAITOC and Tod Jones – senior lecturer and discipline lead for Geography, Curtin University
Date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018 , 2.00 – 3.00 pm
Location: School of Marketing Boardroom, Room 2024, Level 2, Building 408, Curtin University Bentley Campus

Details on upcoming seminars will be added to this page when available, do check back regularly for updates.

 

Past Seminars

Current year – 2018

Current issues in management and development of regional airports

Speakers: Emma Heys, Dr Mirjam Wiedemann and Dr Piotr Niewiadomski


Past years

2016

Local government perspective in tourism development
Speaker: Nina Hewson

 

Tourism Research Australia: An overview
Speakers:
Steve Matthews, Diala Raad

 

Selected issues about innovation in the accommodation sector: Cases from Europe
Speakers: Prof Harald Pechlaner and Michael Volgger

2015

Cuba – ‘See it while you can’: Today’s tourist experience in a nation in waiting
Speaker:
Dr Brian Shaw

 

Geotourism: An emerging opportunity for Western Australia
Speaker:
Prof Ross Dowling

 

Things that make a difference: Exploring innovation in tourism destinations
Speaker:
Michael Volgger

 

Is all tourism dark? A personal perspective
Speaker: Prof John Tunbridge

2014

Testing the dimensionality of place attachment and its relationships
Speaker:
Dr Haywantee (Rumi) Ramkissoon

 

Factors effecting engagement in indigenous tourism: An international perspective
Speaker:
Campbell Fletcher

 

Anticipation, experiences and memories: A longitudinal study of mega event volunteering
Speaker:
Dr Karen Smith

 

Destination governance and leadership
Speaker:
Prof Harald Pechlaner

 

Film-induced tourism
Speaker: Dr Sue Beeton

2013

Human resource development (HRD) in emerging tourism destinations
Speaker: Prof Tom Baum

 

Climate change and rainforest tourism in Australia
Speaker:
Prof Steve Turton

 

Communicating World heritage
Speaker:
Dr Lisa Marie-King

 

Assessing the benefits and challenges of alternative land use trajectories in dynamic multi-stakeholder settings
Speaker: Dr Brad Stelfox

2012

Global and national trends for the business events industry
Speaker:
Prof Margaret Deery

 

Agent-based modelling of tourism behaviour
Speaker:
Dr Scott Heckbert

 

Cultural intermediaries and the construction of provenance: New ways to think about heritage in tourism
Speaker:
Prof Jennifer Smith Maguire