Culture, Sustainability, and Place:
Innovative Approaches for Tourism Development

11 to 13 October 2017
Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal

Advisory Council

The CREATOUR Advisory Council includes:

Greg Richards, Full Professor, Department of Leisure Studies, Tilburg University, Netherlands - an internationally renowned expert and leader in creative tourism research

Patrick Brouder, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Geography, Brock University, Canada - Brouder’s research specializes in cultural and creative tourism in rural and remote locations, examining impacts of this activity and how tourism activities can drive rural innovation

Caroline Couret, Co-Founder and Director of the international Creative Tourism Network, based in Barcelona, Spain – The CTN brings a wealth of practice-based knowledge and an international perspective on the field.

Joana Fins Faria, Executive Director, ADDICT, Agência para o Desenvolvimento das Indústrias Criativas (Agency for the Development of Creative Industries) – ADDICT is the national creative economy development agency, focusing on design, architecture and cultural tourism.

Miguel Pedro, Senior Expert for Cultural Activities at CIMAC, Comunidade Intermunicipal do Alentejo Central (Intermunicipal Community of Central Alentejo) – CIMAC, the regional association of local governments in the central Alentejo region, has been actively involved in a recent project on cultural incubators in the Med region and provides expertise on sustainable networking and clustering models.