The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas
Registration is now open!
The 2012 MMV conference will have close to 200 presentations from over 30 countries! Please register before May 20 to take advantage of the early registration fee. Visit the conference website http://www.mmv2012.se/ for registration and more information.
The MMV conference provides a forum for presentations and exchanges of ideas related to a broad range of topics in outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism. The emphasis is on policies, problems, practices and innovative solutions, and the conference is of relevance to both managers and researchers.
Conference theme: Outdoor Recreation in Change - Current Knowledge and Future Challenges
Key note speakers
Dr. Katrina Myrvang Brown, The James Hutton Institute, Scotland UK: Managing difference in shared recreational space: understanding the role of the body, movement and emotion
Professor Thomas A Heberlein, University of Wisconsin, USA and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences:Attitudes, norms and the art of visitor management
Professor Susan Moore, Murdoch University, Australia:Current and future issues in natural area tourism
Professor Klas Sandell, Karlstad University, Sweden: Outdoor recreation in change – What about Sweden?
Secretary General Bi Puranen, World Values Survey Association: Values change the world
Director Rauno Väisänen, Natural Heritage Services, Metsähallitus, Finland: Challenges of visitor monitoring and management in protected areas.
Professor Peter Fredman, Mid-Sweden University
Professor Marie Stenseke, University of Gothenburg