First International Congress: "Travel, Communication and Adventure.”

Autonomuous University of Barcelona
22 Nov 2012 - 09:00 - 23 Nov 2012 - 00:00

The congress hopes to serve as a meeting point for all travel lovers. And to achieve this, the event proposes various academic activities along the lines of the following topics:

-          Intercultural dialog as a traveling tool: travel is the best training, rich and beneficial to understanding the diversity of our planet. "Equal within our differences". This will be the theme of this discussion space where travel will serve to establish a dialog between cultures.

-          "Travel 2.0": Reflecting on major platforms, tools and resources that the Internet offers travelers. From social networks to more specific widgets, there will be a tour of  Web 2.0 tools that allow travelers to organize the "before", "during" and "after" of their trips. Specialized bloggers in the world of travel will participate during this segment.

-          'Reinventing' the verb "travel": From the most innovative proposals from design companies specializing in travel, we will present initiatives and projects that are characterized by "reinventing" travel through original, bold and genuine travel alternatives.

-          Travel and Literature: Different writers will analyze the secrets that travellers use in writing their stories as taken from literature. These literati will reveal the secrets applied to the construction of their work on travel and travellers.

-          Young Travellers: In this space, young travellers and entrepreneurs will present different projects, products and ideas related to the travel sector. From creative campaigns, specialised products and online platforms to online travel guides, this space will serve fresh, creative and innovative ideas for all of us to get to know.

Guest speakers will include teachers, journalists, writers, educators as well as professionals from the business sector.