May 24th

 
 

Dialogue sessions - Day 1

(slight changes may still occur)
The Green Growth Dialogue is all about creating a space of learning and exchange of knowledge; a dialogue between different perspectives, approaches, and understandings of problems and solutions; an experience of inspiration and motivation to act.


LAUNCH

08:00–09:00 – Registration.

09:00–09:15 – Welcome and introduction with Sigurð í Jákupsstovu (Rector of the University of the Faroe Islands).

09:15–09:30 – Kick-off and launch. Speaker to be announced.

09:30–09:45Guðrið Højgaard (Director of Visit Faroe Islands): Tourism Now and in the Future – the case of the Faroe Islands.


09:50–10:10COFFEE BREAK.


PLANNING RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

10:10–11:15Round-table chaired by (TBA): Olga Biskupstø (Researcher, University of the Faroe Islands), Ketill Berg Magnusen (Manging Director, FESTA), Guðrið Højgaard (Director, Visit Faroe Islands), Auður Ingólfsdóttir (Researcher, Icelandic Tourism Research Centre).

11:15–12:00Workshop

Table #1: Development of Knowledge and Skills overseen by Olga Biskopstø (University of the Faroe Islands)

Table #2: Corporate Social Responsibility overseen by Ketill Magnússon (Festa) and Luis Pellecer Jr. (Mikkeller Tórshavn)

Table #3: Communication and Marketing overseen by Súsanna Sørensen (Visit Faroe Islands)

Table #4: Integration of Civil Society and NGOs overseen by FNÚ (Faroese Nature and Environmental NGO)

Table #5: Planning and Coordination of Tourism Strategies overseen by Visit Faroe Islands and Auður Ingolfsdóttir (Icelandic Tourism Research Center)

12:00–13:30NETWORKING LUNCH, hosted by the University of the Faroe Islands.


DIVISION OF RESPONSIBILITY

13:30–13:45Speech by (TBA).

THE ROLE OF THE STATE AND MUNICIPALITIES IN SUPPORTING AND PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

13:45–14:30Round-table chaired by Óluva Zachariasen (Journalist at KVF): Annika Olsen (Mayor of Tórshavn) and Heðin Zachariasen (Mayor of Sunda Kommuna). Please note that this session will be in Faroese.


14:30–14:50COFFEE BREAK.


CERTIFICATION AND PROTECTION OF NATURE

14:50–15:50Round-table chaired by Óluva Zachariasen (Journalist at KVF): Stefán Gíslason (Director, Environice), Maria Gunnleivssdóttir Hansen (Faroese Environmental Agency and Småsamfundsgruppen at Nordic Council of Ministers), Kelly S. Bricker (Vice-chair, Global Sustainable Tourism Council).

16:00 – End of Day 1.