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Friday, November 14, 2008

1:00 p.m.   Welcome by Dr. Patrick Long, Director, Center for Sustainable Tourism
1:10 p.m.   Importance and Potential of this Gathering
  • Congressman Walter B. Jones
1:30 p.m.   Trends in National and Regional Recreation and Tourism Behaviors
  • Dr. Ken Cordell, Pioneering Scientist and Project Leader, USDA Forest Service Research and Development
  • Introduction by Dr. Rick Niswander, Dean, College of Business
2:30 p.m.  Break
2:45 p.m.  Comments
  • Professor Scott Curtis, Atmospheric Scientist, ECU, Dr. Steve Rebach, Associate Director, North Carolina Sea Grant Program and Dr. John Rummel, Director, Institute for Coastal Science and Policy
  • Application of Climate Data to Tourism Business Decision-Making—An Interactive Session with Tourism Business Owners and Operators.
  • J. Neal Lott, Chief, Data Access Branch, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA
  • Introduction by Dr. Lorry King, Director, Coastal Resources Management Program
  • Tourism Business Owners and Operators Reactor Panel
  • Moderator, Jason Oliver, College of Business
  1. Jeff Greiner, Vice President of Marketing, Wildwater, LTD. Asheville, NC
  2. Bob Farren, Director of Grounds and Golf Course Management, Pinehurst Resort & County Club
  3. Patricia McRitchie, Owner/Operator, McRitchie Winery and Cider Works
  4. Tim Lampkin, Asheville Convention & Visitor Bureau
  5. Carolyn McCormick, Executive Director, Outer Banks Tourism Authority
  6. Donna Kain, Assistant Professor, Department of English (Technical and Professional Discourse) and Natural Hazards Research Center
4:45 p.m.   Summary of the Afternoon and Preview of Tomorrow's Program
  • Dr. Patrick Long, Director, Center for Sustainable Tourism
5:00 p.m.   Social—Emerge Gallery in Uptown Greenville
  • Hosted by Mayor Pat Dunn and City Manager Wayne Bowers
6:30 p.m.   Dine with the Presenters
  • Make a reservation to have dinner with a presenter in Uptown Greenville. Refer to the program to make your selection, and indicate the presenter on the registration form.
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