Day 1: Monday, 26 November, 2018

7:30am

Registration Opens

Opening Session
8:15am - 8:30am

Welcome to Country

8:30am - 8:35am

Convenor Welcome
Tony Charters AM, Convenor, Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference

8:40am - 9:00am

Keynote Speaker

Global Ecotourism Business Trends
9:00am - 9:25am

Keynote Speaker

9:25am - 9:50am

Keynote Speaker

9:50am - 10:15am

Keynote Speaker

10:15am - 10:30am

Q & A Session

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea

Parallel Plenary Sessions
Session A - Marine and Reef Ecotourism | Session B - Ecotourism - Meeting the Market
11:00am - 11:25am

Keynote Speaker

11:25am - 11:50am

Keynote Speaker

11:50am - 12:15pm

Keynote Speaker

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Q & A Panel

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

Parallel Plenary Sessions
Session A - Marine Wildlife Ecotourism | Session B - Ecotourism and Philanthropy
1:30pm - 1:55pm

Keynote Speaker

1:55pm - 2:20pm

Keynote Speaker

2:20pm - 3:00pm

Forum Session

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Parallel Plenary Sessions
Session A - Heads of Agencies Forum | Session B - Global and Regional Ecotourism Advocacy
3:30pm - 3:55pm

Keynote Speaker

3:55pm - 4:20pm

Keynote Speaker

4:20pm - 5:00pm

Panel Discussion

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Drinks

Day 2: Tuesday, 27 November, 2018

7:30am

Registration Opens

Certification and Standards
9:00am - 9:25am

Keynote Speaker

9:25am - 9:50am

Keynote Speaker

9:50am - 10:15am

Keynote Speaker

10:15am - 10:30am

Q & A Session

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea

Indigenous Ecotourism
11:00am - 11:25am

Keynote Speaker

11:25am - 11:50am

Keynote Speaker

11:50am - 12:15pm

Keynote Speaker

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Q & A Panel

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

Parallel Workshop Sessions
Marine and Reef Ecotourism
Time

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Ecotourism - Meeting the Market
Time

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Marine Wildlife Ecotourism
Time

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Ecotourism and Philanthropy
Time

1:30pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Parallel Workshop Sessions
Marine and Reef Ecotourism
Time

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Ecotourism - Meeting the Market
Time

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Marine Wildlife Ecotourism
Time

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Ecotourism and Philanthropy
Time

3:30pm - 5:00pm

7:00pm - 11:00pm

Conference Dinner

Day 3: Wednesday, 28 November, 2018

7:30am

Registration Opens

Parallel Workshop Sessions
Heads of Agencies Forum
Time

9:00am - 10:30am

Global and Regional Ecotourism Advocacy
Time

9:00am - 10:30am

Certification and Standards
Time

9:00am - 10:30am

Indigenous Ecotourism
Time

9:00am - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea

Parallel Workshop Sessions
Heads of Agencies Forum
Time

11:00am - 12:30pm

Global and Regional Ecotourism Advocacy
Time

11:00am - 12:30pm

Certification and Standards
Time

11:00am - 12:30pm

Indigenous Ecotourism
Time

11:00am - 12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

Parallel Plenary Sessions
Session A - Ecotourism on Protected Areas | Session B - Community Based Ecotourism
1:30pm - 1:55pm

Keynote Speaker

1:55pm - 2:20pm

Keynote Speaker

2:20pm - 2:45pm

Keynote Speaker

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Q & A Session

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Innovation and Ecotourism Futures
3:30pm - 3:55pm

Keynote Speaker

3:55pm - 4:20pm

Keynote Speaker

4:20pm - 4:45pm

Panel Discussion

4:45pm - 5:00pm

Announcement of 2019 Conference Host and Close

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Closing Function