InRuTou Final Conference - materials

InRuTou Final Conference – materials

The InRuTou Project Final Conference took place in Hotel Bachledówka, near Nowy Targ, Poland on October 16, 2015.

The event brought together partners of two projects: ‘InRuTou – Innovation in Rural Tourism’ and ‘Carpathian University of Participation’ as well as experts and practitioners in the area of rural tourism development. The conference focused on two aspects of Rural Tourism in Mountain Areas – Innovation & Civic Participation and presented an opportunity to further discuss the development of follow-up activities in the pilot communities and by involving other partners and countries of the Carpathians and in other mountain areas.

The event was opened to all interested participants – organizations and individuals engaged in the sustainable development, tourism development and engaging communities. The conference was accompanied by InRuTou Partners Meeting and Study Visit to Polish Piloting Area – an opportunity to experience rural tourism in the Carpathians.



The conference was held in both English and Polish, and simultaneous translation was provided to ensure smooth communication between participants. For this reason, some presentations are in Polish only; for your convenience the language of the presentation is indicated by [EN] or [PL] beside the presentation title.

Thematic Session 1: Innovation [EN] Moderation: Francesco Fedele, SOPHIA Research & Innovation, Italy:

Thematic Session 2: Civic Participation [EN] Moderation: Christian Baumgartner, IMC University of Applied Sciences in Krems, Austria