9:00h Accreditations  
10:00h Welcome speech

Mr. Luigi Cabrini
Department of Sustainable Development of Tourism, Director.
Climate Change and Tourism. OMT

Dr. Ernesto Rodríguez
Head of AEMET’s Climate Modelling & Assessment Unit
Climate Change. The State of the Situation

10:30h Official opening
D. Joan Mesquida. Secretary of State for Tourism. Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Hble. Sr. Carles Manera. Minister of Economy, Finance and Innovation. Balearic Islands Government
Dr. Pere Oliver. Director of Research, Technological Development and Innovation, Balearic Islands Government
11:00h Coffe
11:30h Session I: The Challenges of Climate Change in the Tourist Sector
  Moderator Dr. Jafar Jafari
Universidad de Wisconsin-Stout. Estados Unidos

  Paper THE END OF TOURISM? Climate Change and Societal Challenges
  • Dr. Peter Burns
    Professor of International Tourism and Development and Director of the Centre for Tourism Policy Studies (CENTOPS) at the University of Brighton

13:30h First day conclusions
19:00 At the headquarters of the Architects' Association in Palma de Mallorca.
(Carrer Portella, 14 - Palma)
Conference "RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AT MATURE DESTINATIONS: Innovative Initiatives in Palma de Mallorca and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria" Mr José Luis Zored. Executive vice president of Exceltur.

"Palma, Responsible Tourism" Mrs Joana María Borrás Deputy Mayor of Palma City Council.

"Proa2020: a Shared Strategy" Mr Francisco Rubio. Director General of the association Strategic Reflection Initiative. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria City Council.

Modera: Sra. Margarita Nájera Consorcio Playa de Palma Manager.
responsible tourism challenges biomass adaptation opportunities innovation environment restructuring education sustainability minimization renewable energies strategies