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Otago Tourism Policy School Programme

Thursday 19 March
3:30pm Early registration
4:00pm Public Lecture
Professor Susanne Becken, Griffith University, Department of Conservation
Flygskam: What does "flight shame" mean for New Zealand tourism
Cash bar to follow
7:00pm Formal Dinner
Dress code: Business attire
Host: Professor Richard Blaikie, Divisional Vice Chancellor, Research and Enterprise, University of Otago
Dinner speaker: Grant Webster, THL
Friday 20 March
8:30am Registration
8:45am Powhiri
Darren Rewi
8:55am Welcome Richard Blaikie
9:00am Opening address Hon Kelvin Davis, Minister of Tourism
Session 1: Tourism and the low carbon economy
9:20am Professor Manfred Lenzen, University of Sydney Global tourism carbon footprint
9:40am Simon Upton, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
10:00am Mark Baker-Jones, Simpson Grierson Why you need to understand Government climate policy
10:20–11:00am Roundtable 1
11:00–11:30am Morning tea
Session 2: Tourism Carbon Management: Policy directions and sector responses
11:30am Dr Ya-Yen Sun, UQ Tourism carbon management
11:50am Chris Roberts, Tourism Industry Aotearoa
12:10pm Hamish Kennett, PWC  The climate risk of New Zealand equities
12:30–1:15pm Roundtable 2
1:15pm_2:00pm Lunch
Session 3: Decarbonising tourism supply and demand
2:00pm Professor Susanne Becken, Griffith University, Department of Conservation Changes to tourist demand
2:20pm Quinton Hall, Ngai Tahu Tourism  Decarbonisation core business workstream
2:40pm Richard Lauder, Wayfare Group/Tourism Aotearoa
3:00–3:45pm Roundtable 3
3:45–4:15pm Afternoon tea
Session 4: Final discussion: Opportunities for disruption
5:15pm Conclusion
5:30pm Close
Programme subject to change

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