IUCN World Conservation Congress Postponed to January 2021

Logo Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. The next conference is scheduled to take place January 7-15, 2021 in Marseille, France. Hashtag: #IUCNCongress Background The event is jointly organized by the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the International Union for Conservation of …

Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2021 dates: February 8-14. Objectives Responsible Travel Week amplifies down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible travel with the inexpensive social web. What we love about travel are the people and it’s a pleasure to extend our …

Responsible Travel Week 2020

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2020 is over, and we are processing your helpful feedback. What have we learned about online conferencing? Online education? This process continues (2021 dates: February 8-14), so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio …

Events Notebook

Photo Quotes about events You can’t just throw people who come from different perspectives in a room, lock the door and come back in an hour and expect them to have solved these problems, it takes time for people to develop a shared vernacular, it takes engineered serendipity, that is the creation of serendipitous moments …

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Poster The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch was a two-day program (October 24-25) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action across the globe. The program served as a key catalyst for accelerating the ambition of culture and heritage actors to help the communities they work in to deliver on ambitions of …

10th Anniversary of the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize

Poster Some background. The third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Belmopan, Belize October 19-23, 2009. In October 2019 Planeta.com revisits the event by checking in with organizers and participants. Questions Who are the active players in responsible travel in Belize today? What are the relevant web links? Does anyone have …

Nethui 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – 2019’s Nethui – nethui.org.nz – takes place in Wellington October 3-4. Focal points this year: safety, well-being, and inclusion. Hashtag: #nethui Tagline: New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering. Planeta.com is updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our popular collection of buzzwords, some wonky, some …

PastForward 2019

Poster October 10-12 Denver, Colorado hosts this year’s PastForward 2019 Conference organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hashtag: #PastForward19 Key Links Conference 2019 Program Youtube Facebook – Event Page Livestream @SavingPlaces Questions Is there a directory of participants? Are presentations and resources available online? Is there live and recorded video? (Some, yes!) Does …

Conferences

Photo: World Bank Conference = a formal meeting for discussion Essay This page reviews conferences we have attended or paid attention remotely. We ask how these conferences can be more effective for hosts, participants, the local community, and remote participants. Examples https://planeta.com/nii2017 https://planeta.com/1606nativeinnovation https://planeta.com/belize-2019-rt https://planeta.com/metevent https://planeta.com/euroeco18 https://planeta.com/estc-2010 https://planeta.com/1609tribalnations Features https://planeta.com/how-is-your-conference-green https://planeta.com/unconference Planeta.com https://planeta.com/events https://planeta.com/events-links https://planeta.com/livestreaming …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …