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  • Barbara Carmichael
    Sep 29, 2009
    Dear all please join us for the following conference:
    Tourism Entrepreneurship Conference and Special issue of the Journal of Tourism Hospitality Planning and Development
    CALL FOR PAPERS!

    The NeXt Research Centre (Centre for the Study of Entrepreneurship and the exploitation of Technology) at Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics is pleased to announce that a conference on Tourism Entrepreneurship will take place in Waterloo Canada on:
    Monday and Tuesday April 26 and 27th 2010
    A special issue of the Journal of Tourism Hospitality Planning and Development is planned for selected papers from this conference after they have successfully undergone a double blind peer review process. This special issue will be edited by Dr. Barbara Carmichael, Wilfrid Laurier University and Dr. Alison Morrison, University of Strathclyde. For details on this publication see the official website: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/1479053X.asp An edited academic book is also being considered as a follow up publication from this conference. We invite you to submit an abstract of approximately 5 pages to indicate your interest in attending this conference. Some funding support may be made available for delegates to help with expenses. Conference website: http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=505&p=15463
    Timeline
    Abstracts submitted by November 30
    Abstracts accepted by January 31
    Registration opens January 31
    Full conference papers and confirmed attendance due by April 1
    Full papers submitted for review for the Special issue due by May 15
    Tourism Entrepreneurship- Conceptual issues, processes and dynamics
    Entrepreneurship in tourism has a widening research agenda which is still partial and somewhat fragmented. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers in tourism entrepreneurship to create a discussion on key issues that affect the development of entrepreneurial cultures, commercialization of tourism products and the increasing importance of business networks. Research on all aspects of tourism entrepreneurship is welcome both for the conference and for the special issue. Themes may include but are not limited to:
    Conceptual and Methodological issues in researching Tourism Entrepreneurship
    Globalization and tourism entrepreneurship
    Innovation and Tourism Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial cultures
    Tourism Entrepreneurial Networks and Destination Areas
    Resources and Tourism Entrepreneurship
    Please submit abstracts by email to Dr Barbara Carmichael, Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Director Next Research Centre, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L3C5 email: bcarmichael@... , phone 519 884 1970 ext 2609, fax 519 725 1342
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