Conference Programme

Thursday, February 16 Friday, February 17
9:30–10:00 Registration  
10:00 Openning Session 9:30–11:00 Session 5

• Dr. Cristina Siza Vieira, DG Tourism, PT

• Dr. Carlos CarreirasVice-Mayor of Cascais

• Dr. Manuel Dias, Portuguese Tourism Confederation

• Prof. Humberto Rosa, State Secretary for Environment
• Ing. D. Sanna, ALPHEEIS, FR
“ShMILE”project: Toward the successful implementation of the EU eco-label for tourism accomodation services
• Ing. H. Careto, GEOTA, PT
Sustainability of the tourism industry
• Ms. B. Hellriegel, Ecocamping, DE
Environmental Management for camping sites
• Dr. F. Bauer, CAP Integrations gGmbH, DE
Eco-camping experiences of an entrepeneur
11:00–11:30 Coffee Break 11:00–11:20 Coffee Break
11:30–13:00 Session 2 11:20–13:00 Session 6

• Dr. Manuel Dias, Portuguese Tourism Confederation

• Dr E. Yunis, World Tourism Organisation
The role of sustainability certification in tourism

• Ms M. Sequaris, HOTREC
Views of the tourism industry in Europe

• Dr. R. Stifter, ENERGON, AT
European marketing activities and ongoing projects for the EU-Flower
Confirmation of an environmental culture in Quinta do Lago resort
• Dr M. Oliveira, Oceanário de Lisboa
Quality and environmental management at Oceanario de Lisboa- a tool for improvement 
• Dr R. Bydam, Dr H. Andersen, Zoo in Copenhagen, DK
How to practice what we preach? - Why? How? How much? and How fast?
13:00–14:30 Lunch 13:00–14:30 Lunch
14:30–16:00 Session 3 14:30–15:40 Session 7
• Dr S. Rydin, NORDEConsult, PT
Environmental management systems and eco–labels
• Mr C. Thomson, Federation of Tour Operators, UK
Sustainable supply chain management for tour operators
• Dr A. Koch, TUI, DE
Environmental management as a part of the quality strategy of the tour operator TUI Deutschland
• Ing. J. Bolina, Instituto do Ambiente, PT
EMAS Registration
• Dr U. Bachmeier, Hotel Jardim Atlântico PT
Sustainable eco-tourism in harmony with quality
• Dr. G. Jordan, Planbelas, PT
Environmental aanagement and quality in Golf & RealEstate
• Ing C. Ferreira, SONAE Turismo, PT
TROIARESORT: environment as a differentiation factor
16:00–16:20 Coffee Break 15:40–16:00 Coffee Break
16:20–17:30 Session 4 16:00–17:00 Session 8
• Ing L. Barrinha, SGS ICS
ISO certification
• Ing. D. Pinto,Direcção Geral Empresa, PT
EU Eco-label in tourism, Portuguese experience
• Dr. Luigi Rambelli, LEGAMBIENTE, IT
VISIT - Voluntary Initiatives for Sustainability in Tourism and Legambiente experiences

• Dr. J. Soares, Portuguese Institute of Quality, PT
PRIME-Support for Quality, Environment and Safety Certification
• Dr F. Ianniello, EC DG Enterprise Tourism
Facts and figures of tourism

Conclusions and debate
Dr. Stefan Rydin, NORDEConsult