2016 World Trails Conference in Tottori

[Friday, 14th – Monday, 17th October 2016]

 (2016 World Trails Conference in Tottori, JAPAN)

Hosting World Trails Conference in Tottori!

This international conference to be held on 14th to 17th October 2016 in Tottori Prefecture brought together representatives from the world’s trail industry. Approximately 58 organizations from 19 countries or communities where trails (unsealed paths) are protected and utilized as assets took part in this conference to discuss issues such as preservation of trails, development of health, and utilization for tourism. Walking events, lectures and a poster session also were held before and after the conference.

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Conference Details

Name: World Trails Conference in Tottori
(2016 World Trails Conference, Tottori, JAPAN)
Friday, 14th – Monday, 17th October 2016
Kurayoshi City, Misasa Town, Yurihama Town, Kotoura Town and Hokuei Town, Tottori Prefecture
■Opening Ceremony / Keynote Speach[free entry]
15 Oct (sat) 10:00~11:00
Venue:Kurayoshi Mirai Chushin

■Presentations on activities around the world and introduction to Trails. [free entry]
15 Oct (sat) 11:00~13:00
Venue:Kurayoshi Mirai Chushin

■Sessions [entry fees :5,000yen、Venue:Kurayoshi Mirai Chushin]
-Session 1
15 Oct (sat) 14:00-15:30

Symposium “Walking and Health”
-Session 2
15 Oct (sat) 16:00-17:00

Lecture “Trails, Walking & Regeneration of Communities”
-Session 3
16 Oct (sun) 14:00-15:00

“Trails, Cultural Heritage and Nature”
-Session 4
16 Oct (sun) 15:00-16:00

“Marketing Trails Internationally”
-Closing Ceremony
16 Oct (sun) 16:30-18:00
■Project Exhibitions [free entry]
15 Oct (sat) 9:30-18:00, 16 Oct (sun) 10:00-18:00
■World Walk Festa in Tottori(trekking event) [separate additional costs apply]
15 Oct (sat), 16 Oct (sun) 

■Let’s Walk Tottori Tour[separate additional costs apply]
17 Oct (Mon)
Sponsor: Nokyo Tourist Corporation
■Joint events
– B-Grade Gourmet Battle 15 Oct (sat), 16 Oct (sun)
– The 6th World Trails Conference Unified Workshop in Tottori 15 Oct (sat), 16 Oct (sun)
Hosted by:
Tottori World Trails Conference Executive Committee
World Trails Network
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