The University of Madeira (UMa) will hold the conference “Sport, Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability – is it possible?”, on September 15 and 16, in the Senate Room, on the floor – 2 of the University Campus of the Penteada.
Dined by the Faculty of Social Sciences (FCS-UMa), and inserted within the Erasmus+ mobility programme, the conference brings together several national and international experts in the areas of sport and tourism.
After the opening session, at 8:45 pm on September 15, the conference will start with the communication of João Canning Clode, researcher at the Centre for the Sciences of the Sea and the Environment, the Madeira Pole (MARE-Madeira), which will address the scientific research developed at this center.
" The role of CITUR and the Economic and Tourism Impacts of Sport Events in Madeira Island" will be the theme addressed by Mara Franco, Coordinator of the Research, Development and Innovation Centre in Tourism, Polo Madeira (CiTUR Madeira).
Przemysław Płoskonka, from the University of Physical Education of Warsaw, will focus its intervention on the theme “Learning in nature – the benefits of outdoor teaching”.
“Sport tourism and wellbeing tourism in Madeira: Changing things so everything stays the same”, will be the theme awarded by António Almeida and Luiz Machado, members of CiTUR Madeira and faculty of FCS-UMa.
João Prudente, Catarina Fernando and Helder Lopes, members of CiTUR Madeira and faculty members of FCS-UMa, will make an “Analysis, Characterization and planning of tourism products in the context of Nature Activities and Sport and adaptation to the environment”.
Not less important will be the communications of Marko Radeta, of the Interactive Technologies Institute, about “Location-based Augmented Reality Gadgets and Environment-friendly Sightseeing of Cultural Attractions for Locals and Excursionists (LARGESCALE)” and João Apolinário, of FCS-UMa, about Outdoor activities - An educational approach to the Madeiran school context.
On September 16, the work begins at 15h, with presentation of the LEAVE NO TRACE Project, by Przemyslaw Ploskonka, and the communication of Eugenia Murawska-Ciałowicz and Grzegorz Żurek, also from the University of Physical Education of Warsaw, entitled “Research and Teaching”.