2016 World Trails Conference

Keynote Speech:

Mr miura15 Oct (sat) 10:20~11:00 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
“Keep pursuing your dreams and walk.”
Speaker Mr. Yuichiro Miura
                        – Globetrotting Adventure Skier, JAPAN
 
 


Presentations on activities around the world and introduction of trails

15 Oct (sat) 11:00~12:00 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
 

Trail Presenter File
Paths of Greece Greece Mr. Fivos Tsaravopoulos DL PDF
Camino de Santiago (St. James Way) Spain Mr. Francisco Singul DL PDF
Bibbulmun Track Australia Ms. Linda Daniels DL PDF
Jeju Olle Trail Korea Ms. Julie Jung DL PDF
Rim of Africa South Afrca Mr. Galeo Saintz DL PDF
Thousand Miles Trail of Taiwan Taiwan Ms. Chou Sheng-Hsin DL PDF
Great Himalaya Trails Nepal Ms. Niki Shrestha DL PDF
Turkey’s Culture Routes Society Turkey Mr. Hüseyin Eryurt DL PDF
Fundación Caminando Panama Panama Mr. Adrian Benedetti DL PDF
WWF Brazil
Brazil Ms. Anna Carolina Lobo DL PDF

 


Session 1

15 Oct (sat) 14:00~15:30 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
Symposium “Walking and Health”
Coordinator Mr. Ryu Matsuda – President, Central Tottori Medical Association, JAPAN
Panelists Mr. Yuji Yanagimoto – Professor, Kobe Tokiwa University/MD, JAPAN
Panelists Mr. Kang-ok Lee – Executive Director, Korea Walking Federation/DSc, KOREA
Panelists Mr. Robert Searns – Trails Planner, The Greenway Team / Developer, American Trail, USA
 


Session 2:

15 Oct (sat) 16:00~17:00 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
Lecture “Trails, Walking & Regeneration of Communities”
Speaker Mr. Toru Nakamura
– Representative Director, Japan Long Trail Association / Outdoor Journalist, JAPAN
 


Session 3

16 Oct (sun) 14:00~15:00 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
“Trails, Cultural Heritage and Nature”
Coordinator Ms. Anna Carolina Lobo – WWF Brazil, BRAZIL
 
-The Trail to Green Mountain – finding the path to a trails culture in Costa Rica   Download PDF 
Speaker Mr. Nat Scrimshaw – Sendero Pacífico Coordinator, Alliance for the Sendero Pacífico/Asociación de
                                                                    Desarrollo Integral de San Luis, COSTA RICA
 
-Retracing 5000 Years Old Trails For A Better Future  Download PDF 
Speaker Mr. Fivos Tsaravopoulos – Paths of Greece, GREECE
 


Session 4

16 Oct (sun) 15:00~16:00 Venue Kurayoshi Mirai Chusin
“Marketing Trails Internationally”
-The Bruce Trail Conservancy – Friendship Trail Program   Download PDF 
Speaker Ms. Jackie Randle – Director of Organizational Resources, The Bruce Trail Conservancy, CANADA
 
-International trails marketing  Download PDF 
Speaker Mr. Eoin Hogan – Rural Recreation Officer, County Clare, IRELAND
 
-Tourism and trails – a future funding source?   Download PDF 
Speaker Ms. Kerstin Stender – Trails Coordinator, Bibbulmun Track, AUSTRALIA