Invitation to a Seminar – Sustainable Tourism Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region

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The Maritime Working Group of the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission would like to invite you to a seminar on sustainable tourism cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region. The seminar is hosted by Region Stockholm and co-organised with PA Tourism of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the Nordic Archipelago Cooperation (Swedish: Nordiska skärgårdssamarbetet. I kindly ask you to forward this email to the people working on tourism within your Region.

The one-day programme will include:

  • Discussions on how to ensure sustainable tourism is a thematic area in the programming process of the Maritime Cross-boarder Programmes in the Baltic Sea Region
  • Sharing of experiences and showcasing examples of current or previous Baltic Sea Cooperation within Tourism
  • Building network for further elaboration of future cooperation between regions in the field of sustainable tourism

When: 10 March 2020 10.00 – 15.00

Where: Stockholm City, Djurgården

Meeting Venue: Skansen, Solliden

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/200211558780955

DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

Breakfast is served from 9.00

10.00-10.30: OPENING SESSION – Europe in an era of change: Current analysis

Moderated by: Ms Åsa Bjering, Executive Secretary, CPMR Baltic Sea Commission

  • Harry Bouveng, Stockholm Region, Vice-Chair of the Baltic Sea Commission Maritime Working Group
  • Andrea Krabbe, Policy Area Tourism EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
  • Annastina Sarlin, Nordic archipelago cooperation

10.30-11.00: SESSION ONE – Highlights on Transnational Cooperation on Sustainable Tourism – Success reached during current programme period

  • Khrystyna Bosovych,  Interreg South Baltic
  • Christina Rhenberg, Interreg Central Baltic
  • Ivona Begic, Interreg Botnia- Atlantica
  • Gustaf Almqvist, RETROUT, County Administrative Board of Stockholm, Funded by Interreg Baltic Sea Region and European Regional Development Fund

 

11.00-12.00: SESSION TWO – Ensuring funds for cross-border cooperation for Sustainable Tourism in the next Programme Period.

Introduction and presentation by: Andrea Krabbe, PA Tourism, EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

 

  • Christina Rådelius, Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth
  • Christina Rehnberg, Interreg Central Baltic
  • Speaker still to be confirmed

Lunch on spot 12.00 – 13.00

13.00-14.00: SESSION THREE: Stakeholder thematic discussion

  • Smart destinations -the link between a smart choice and advertising, Annastina Sarlin, Nordic archipelago cooperation

 

  • Flagship, Andrea Krabbe, Policy Area Tourism

 

  • Cruising Tourism, (still to be confirmed)

 

14.00-14.30: CONCLUDING SESSION

Moderated by: Ms Åsa Bjering, Executive Secretary, CPMR Baltic Sea Commission

 

 

Extra information:

  • Guided tour (The Baltic Sea Science Center)

Come and take a look under the surface! In our aquariums, you can discover underwater environments from coastal archipelago to open sea. https://www.skansen.se/en/baltic-sea-science-center

  • Bonus Attraction 15-17:00

Skansen is the world´s oldest open-air museum, showcasing the whole of Sweden with houses and farmsteads from every part of the country. Take a stroll on your own or guided walk.

  • Please note that the meeting will be held back-to-back with the Maritime Working Group Meeting (members only). 15.00 – 17.00

Best regards,

 Harry Bouveng

Vice Chair of the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission Maritime Working Group