MMV10: 10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas

Lillehammer, Norway, August 24-27, 2020.


Welcome to the 10th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas!

The main theme of MMV10 is «Managing outdoor recreation experiences in the Anthropocene – Resources, markets, innovations».

Here you will find all necessary information to submit abstracts, register for the conference and plan your travel and accommodation.

NB! Covid-19 update

We are closely monitoring the situation, following updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the World Health Organization (WHO), Norwegian health authorities, The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) - as well as trends in university travel policies.

We will have a new update on how this will impact MMV10 by March 27th.

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Registration will open in March, 2020.

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  • Sustainable use of natural and cultural resources in recreation and tourism
  • Social inclusion and nature based integration
  • New developments in visitor monitoring
  • Trends and changes in outdoor recreation and tourism
  • Managing the interface between tourism, recreation and sport
  • Human – wildlife interactions in outdoor recreation and tourism
  • The role of winter (snow) experiences and how to manage them
  • Nature-based tourism – supply and demand perspectives
  • Events in nature: challenges and opportunities
  • Health, well-being and nature-based activities
  • The economics of outdoor activities and experiences
  • Public-private partnership in planning and management
  • Spatial planning, resolving conflicts and safeguarding access
  • Managing crowding and ‘over-tourism’ in natural and cultural heritage settings
  • Outdoor recreation in urban proximate nature
  • Education, outdoor learning and communicating nature
  • Nature experiences and environmental awareness
  • ICT marketing, product innovations and management solutions
  • The dynamic role of mobile smart phones and social media
  • Methodological and theoretical developments in outdoor recreation research 

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Lillehammer, Norway

August 24-27, 2020

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