Speaking Schedule

Barbara is frequently invited to speak at international research conferences and industry events. A list of her future and past speaking engagements and presentations is shown below.

Future Speaking Schedule

2017

Next Generation 2017: HOGAST
Salzburg, Austria, 22 November 2017
Keynote: Erlebnisinszenierung in der Hotellerie: Visionen für 2020.
Smart Destinations: new horizons in tourism research and management
Alicante, Spain, 25-27 October 2017
Keynote: Smart destinations and technology enhanced tourist experiences.

Past Speaking Engagements

2017

Brennpunkt Innovation
Salzburg, Austria, 23 May 2017.
Title: Digitale Erlebnisse im Tourismus: Innovationen für 2020.
IFITT Doctoral Summer School & ISCONTOUR 2017
Salzburg, Austria, 15 May 2017.
Title: Creating your own brand identity
IFITT Doctoral Summer School & ISCONTOUR 2017
Salzburg, Austria, 15 May 2017.
Title: Academic writing and publishing
Cascais Tourism Forum 2017
Cascais, Portugal, 05 May 2017.
Panel Keynote: Experience Economy in Tourism: Co-Creation of Innovative Travel Experiences 
ENTER2017 Conference 
Rome, Italy, 23-27 January 2017.
Title: (Dis)Connectivity in the Travel Context: Setting an Agenda for Research.

2016

Consumer Behaviour in Tourism Symposium (CBTS) 2016
Bruneck, Italy, 14-17 December 2016.
Title: Memories and timelessness in technology enhanced tourist experiences.
INTO 2016 International Innovation & Tourism Seminar
Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 24-25 November 2016.
Title: Experience Economy in the 21st Century: Creating dynamic and consumer-driven experiences through technology.
University of Surrey Research Seminar
Guildford, United Kingdom, 19 October 2016.
Title: Experience Economy in the 21st Century: Co-Creating Technology Enhanced Consumer Experiences.
University of Surrey Tourism Management Conference
Guildford, United Kingdom, 19-22 July, 2016.
Title: Connected and disconnected travel experiences in the digital age.
Bournemouth University: Should we still switch off our phones on holidays?
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 29th June, 2016.
Title: Should we still switch off our phones on holidays?
Bournemouth University : eTourism: harnessing technology to increase competitiveness
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 28th June, 2016.
Title: Connecting vs. Disconnecting: Digital Detox as an Emerging Trend for Tourism and Hospitality.
EPSRC Balance Network: Beyond Balance Event
London, 27th June 2016
Title: Employee connectivity during travel.
ISCONTOUR 2016
Krems, Austria, 23 May, 2016.
Title: Qualitative Enquiries and NVivo in Tourism and Hospitality Research.
Edinburgh Napier University Research Seminar
Edinburgh, 18th May 2016.
Title: Experience Economy in the 21st Century: Co-Creating Technology Enhanced Consumer Experiences.
Tourism School Klessheim
Salzburg, Austria, 4th April 2016.
Title: eTourism: Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien im Tourismus
EPSRC Digital Work-Life Balance: ‘Going off the grid’: Can employees really switch off during travel?
Bournemouth, UK 9 March, 2016.
Opening speech: “Going off the Grid”.
Bournemouth DepTH Digital Marketing and eTourism Research Seminar
Bournemouth, 24th Feburary 2016.
Title: Technology enhanced customer experiences & disconnected experiences.
23nd International ENTER 2016 Conference
Bilbao, Spain 2-5 February, 2016.
Title: Value Co-Creation and Co-Destruction in Connected Tourist Experiences.

2015

IFITTtalk@Salzburg Brennpunkt eTourism
Salzburg, Austria, 22nd October 2015.
Title: Connecting vs. Disconnecting: Digital Detox as an Emerging Trend for Tourism and Hospitality.
Bournemouth University: Smart Tourism Workshop / IFITTtalk
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 14 July, 2015.
Title: Smart tourism and co-creation of experiences.
Video Conference “The Impacts of Social Media on Events”
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 8 July, 2015.
Title: Social Media, Co-Creation and Experiences: Creating Enhanced Customer Experiences.
22nd International ENTER 2015 Conference
Lugano, Switzerland, 3-6 February, 2015.
Title: Technology as a Catalyst of Change: Enablers and Barriers of the Tourist Experience and their Consequences.

2014

Brennpunkt eTourism 2014
Salzburg, Austria, 23rd October 2014.
Title: Experiences, Co-Creation & Technology: Creating Enhanced Customer Experiences.
Bournemouth University : eTourism Innovations in the Digital era
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 11 June, 2014.
Title: How can you create technology enabled memorable experience?
21st International ENTER 2014 Conference
Dublin, Ireland, 21-24 January, 2014.
Title: Co-Creation through Technology: Dimensions of Social Connectedness.
PhD Workshop 21st International ENTER 2014 Conference
Dublin, Ireland, 21-24 January, 2014.
Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.

2011 / 2012 / 2013

Forum on the Future of Management in the 21st Century
Adelaide, Australia, 11-13 November, 2013.
Title: The Experience Economy of the 21st Century: Innovation through Technology-Enhanced Tourism Experiences
IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2013
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 8-9 July, 2013.
Title: Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences
Bournemouth University : eTourism Innovations in the Digital era
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 10 June, 2013.
Title: Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences
5th Annual BU Postgraduate Researcher Conference
Bournemouth, United Kingdom, 29 April, 2013.
Poster Title: Technology Enhanced Tourist Experiences
CAUTHE Conference 2013
Christchurch, New Zealand, 11-14 February, 2013.
Title: Experiences, Co-creation and Technology: A conceptual approach to enhance tourism experiences.
20th International ENTER 2013 Conference
Innsbruck, Austria, 22-25 January, 2013.
Title: High Tech for High Touch Experiences: A Case Study from the Hospitality Industry
PhD Workshop 20th International ENTER 2013 Conference
Innsbruck, Austria, 22-25 January, 2013.
Title: Revisiting the Tourist Experience: An exploration of the essence of the technology-enabled enhanced tourist experience.
London Turismo.as
London, UK, 3 December, 2012.
Panel Discussion: Location Technology and Travel.
8th Brennpunkt eTourism
Salzburg, Austria, 19 November 2012.
Title: Using ICTs to enhance tourist experiences in three stages of the travel.
IFITT@WTM 2012 Technology enabling Travel World Travel Market
London, UK, 5 November, 2011.
Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.
BU Postgraduate Researcher Conference
Bournemouth, UK, June, 2012.
Poster Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.
The 2nd Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference
Corfu, Greece, 31st May to 3rd June 2012.
Title: Understanding and managing Technology-Enabled Enhanced Tourist Experiences.
BU School of Tourism Poster Workshop
Bournemouth, UK, May, 2012.
Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.
IFITT@EyeforTravel Travel Distribution Summit Europe
London, UK, 18 April, 2012.
Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.
PhD Colloquium Innovative Approaches to Tourism Marketing and Management Research
Exeter, UK, 2-3 April, 2012.
Title: The Technology Enhanced Tourist Experience.
19th International ENTER 2012 Conference
Helsingborg, Sweden, 24-27 January, 2012.
Title: The Perceived Value of Touristic Location Based Services.
PhD Workshop 19th International ENTER 2012 Conference
Helsingborg, Sweden, 24-27 January, 2012.
Title: Revisiting the Tourist Experience: An exploration of the essence of the technology-enabled enhanced tourist experience.
7th Brennpunkt eTourism
Salzburg, Austria, 14 November 2011.
Title: Location based services in tourism: What is the real perceived value?

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