Innovators Think Tank:
Climate Change & Coastal Tourism

July 22 - 24, 2015 | Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

4th Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism

July 22 - 24, 2015 | Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Speakers

  • Dr. E. Angus Friday, Grenada's Ambassador to the United States & Mexico
  • Frank Rainieri, President, Grupo Puntacana
  • Judi Clarke, Caribbean Regional Director, INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group
  • Dr. Todd Comen, Professor, Business and Economics Department, Johnson State College
  • Esteban Biondi, Associate Principal, Applied Technology & Management
  • Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability, JetBlue
  • Oscar Imbert, Architect, Punta Cana International Airport
  • Ewald Biemans, CEO and founder, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts, Aruba
  • Dr. Scott Curtis, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, East Carolina University
  • Dr. Mark Spalding, Assistant Professor, President and Chair of the Board of Directors, The Ocean Foundation
  • Dr. Michelle Rutty, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Russ Fielden, OBE, Owner, True Blue Bay Boutique Resort, Grenada
  • Rick MacPherson, Owner, Pelagia Consulting
  • Rodrigo Gallegos, Director, Climate Change and Technology, Mexican Institute for Competitiveness
  • Victoria Anstead, Founder, Tactical Aesthetics
  • Bret Love, Founder & Blogger, Green Global Travel
  • Denaye Hinds, Director of Sustainability, OBM International
  • Paul Guggenheim, County Representative, Dominican Republic, Counterpart International
  • Sofia Perazzo, Executive Director, Fundacion Tropicalia
  • Andrea Pinabell, Vice President of Sustainability, Global Citizenship, Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  • Loreto Duffy-Mayers, Director, CHENACT
  • Dawn Martin, CEO, SeaWeb
  • Jake Kheel, Environmental Director, Puntacana Resort & Club
  • Dr. Martha Honey, Executive Director, Center for Responsible Travel
  • Dr. Robert Young, Director, Program on Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University
  • Chiara Zuccarino-Crowe, Tourism and Recreation Coordinator, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA
  • Dr. Ross Klein, cruise expert, Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Brandon Nelson, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, JetBlue Airways Corporation
  • Dr. Ruben Torres, Regional Coordinator, Reef Check International
  • Eva Näeher, Principal Technical Advisor, Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions Programme (CATS), GIZ/CARPHA
  • Antonio Segundo Imbert Pellerano, Founder, Simples Arquitectura