To achieve the objective of the conference, the activity that will be held is:

1. Conference: The conference will be conducted with two approaches:

  • Keynote Speaker Session

The keynote speech will be delivered by the rector of UGM, Prof. Dwikorita Karnawati, M.Sc., Ph.D

  • Plennary Session

There will be three keynote speakers on the conference that will present on stadium general. The first keynote speaker is from Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, Prof. Dr. Heddy Shri Ahimsa-Putra, M.A., M.Phil, and the second keynote speaker is  Prof. Richard Butler from University of Stracthclyde, Glasgow, and the third speaker is Dr. Michael Lueck from New Zealand Tourism Research Institution, New Zealand.

  • Panel Discussion

The panel discussion will be conducted by presenting three to four panelists that is led by a moderator. The panelists are from participant who past the selection to be presenter. There will be four sessions for panel discussion in three parallel rooms.

3. Poster Session

The researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders who are not going to present in the conference are welcome to display their work and publication or material as poster. There will be booth for the participant that is willing to participate in the poster session. The exhibition location is around the conference room.

2. Exposure

The exposure is to give a sense of participant about marine tourism issue in archipelago hemisphere. The participants are invited to visit marine historical sites in Indonesia, Borobudur Temple and Karimun Jawa, Central Java marine areas in the north.


Dear Participants, The Organizing Committee has announced the notification of acceptance abstract for those who submit the abstract before 30 July 2016. Please kindly check your email. Thank you