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  • Alan A. Lew
    ... From: Weiping Wu/FS/VCU Date: Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 12:21 AM Subject: Complimentary online access available for JPER special issue on Art,
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 15, 2010
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      From: Weiping Wu/FS/VCU <wwu@...>
      Date: Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 12:21 AM
      Subject: Complimentary online access available for JPER special issue
      on Art, Culture and Economic Development
      To: PLANET@...

      Dear Colleague,

      Just released: the spring special issue of the Journal of Planning
      Education and Research,Volume 29, Issue 3: Art, Culture, and Economic
      Development. In this issue, scholars examine the inextricable link
      between art and place and, by extension, art and the development
      trajectory of place. Using a diverse set of research methods and
      innovative areas, they bring critical discussions on this link to the
      forefront of economic development and planning scholarship.

      To view this special issue, go to
      http://jpe.sagepub.com/content/vol29/issue3/. You will have
      complimentary access to all nine articles:

      Cultural Clusters: The Implications of Cultural Assets Agglomeration
      for Neighborhood Revitalization, Mark J. Stern and Susan C. Seifert

      Cultural Festivals and Economic Development in Nonmetropolitan
      Australia, Chris Gibson, Gordon Waitt, Jim Walmsley, and John Connell

      Economic Development in the Shadow of Angkor Wat: Meaning,
      Legitimation, and Myth, Eric J. Heikkila and Philippe Peycam

      Sonic City: The Evolving Economic Geography of the Music Industry,
      Richard Florida and Scott Jackson

      Two Cities, Five Industries: Similarities and Differences within and
      between Cultural Industries in New York and Los Angeles, Elizabeth
      Currid and Sarah Williams

      The Creative Economy as "Big Business": Evaluating State Strategies to
      Lure Filmmakers, Susan Christopherson and Ned Rightor

      Beyond Bilbao: Rethinking Flagship Cultural Development and Planning
      in Three California Cities, Carl Grodach

      Artist Garret as Growth Machine? Local Policy and Artist Housing in
      U.S. Cities, Elizabeth Strom
      Arts and Culture in Urban or Regional Planning: A Review and Research
      Agenda, Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa

      Our publisher, Sage, asks that you follow the indicated usage
      instructions for all articles: specifically, please do not post the
      articles on any websites, print out the articles for a class without
      first contacting Sage's permissions department, or otherwise
      distribute the articles in a manner counter to Sage's license to
      publish.

      Please feel free to contact us with any comments on this issue.

      Best regards,

      JPER Editors: Weiping Wu and Michael Brooks, Virginia Commonwealth University
      Special Issue Editor: Elizabeth Currid, University of Southern California
    • Barbara Carmichael
      Mark your calenders Tourism Entrepreneurship Conference - details and registration at http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=505&p=15463 The NeXt Research Centre in
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 19, 2010
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        Mark your calenders
        Tourism Entrepreneurship Conference - details and registration at
        http://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=505&p=15463

        The NeXt Research Centre in the School of Business & Economics at
        Wilfrid Laurier University is pleased to sponsor and host an
        international conference on Tourism Entrepreneurship at Wilfrid Laurier
        University in Waterloo on April 26-27, 2010. Along with this conference
        will be a panel session of tourism industry representatives (see below)


        This conference will explore a relatively new field in both tourism and
        entrepreneurship research: Tourism Entrepreneurship.Tourism
        entrepreneurship research is multifaceted and involves the consideration
        of external factors, personal factors and interpersonal factors that
        provide challenges and opportunities for success.

        We have attracted a wider range and number of international researchers
        to this conference with delegates coming from the following countries:
        United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, France, USA, Philippines, Macao, New
        Zealand, South Africa and Kenya. The Canadian delegates are from Ontario
        and Alberta.

        Papers are grouped under a number of themes:
        * Entrepreneurship
        * Firm performances
        * External influences
        * Rural entrepreneurship
        * Nascent entrepreneurship and innovation
        * Networks
        * Entrepreneur characteristics

        Please note that we welcome non-presenters and guests at a rate of
        $135/person.
        Students (non-presenters) are also welcome to attend at a rate of
        $75/person.


        Conference Keynote Speaker:

        Alison Morrison
        Professor, University of Surrey

        A distinguished scholar in the field of entrepreneurship, tourism and
        hospitality, Alison will lead into the conference with her opening
        presentation titled *Tourism Entrepreneurship: Worlds, Voices and
        Truths*.
        Alison*s support for this conference indicates the timeliness and
        relevance of this conference activity. This is the first time a group
        of international researchers have come together to explore this topic.

        Paper Submission:

        22 papers have been accepted for presentation at the conference and
        suitable papers will be entered into review for the special issue in
        Journal of Tourism Hospitality Planning and Development. An edited book
        is also being considered, edited by Dr Barbara Carmichael, Director of
        NeXt and Dr Alison Morrison, University of Surrey.


        Managing change: challenges for tourism entrepreneurs

        Tuesday, April 27, 2010
        7:30am - Breakfast
        8:30am - 10:15am - Panel Session $35

        As well as academic paper sessions, a tourism industry and breakfast
        panel session open to the community will be moderated by Bill Allen,
        President Tourism Industry Association of Ontario.

        The panel will include prominent tourism entrepreneurs:

        * Mark Bingeman, General Manager Bingemans Inc.
        * Alex Mustakas, Artistic Director and Chief Entertainment Officer,
        Drayton Entertainment
        * Rob Thorburn Sr, Chairman and Owner, Scenic Caves Nature
        Adventures

        see conference website for registration link

        Post Conference Excursion to Niagara Falls and wineries

        A post conference day tour to Niagara Falls and Niagara wineries is
        planned for April 28, 2010 at an additional cost of $50.
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