About the conference

The North Atlantic Forum (NAF) is a biennial conference for scholars, community leaders, local government officials, businesspersons, and other practitioners from the broad North Atlantic, seeking to facilitate information exchange, knowledge mobilization and research dissemination among its members.

NAF 2013 - Rural Tourism in Changing Times is a collaboration between:

North Atlantic Forum, a ‘collegial assembly’ builton the network set up by the North Atlantic IslandsProgram, based at the Institute of Island Studies,University of Prince Edward Island, in Charlottetown,Canada: www.upei.ca/iis/naf

Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation, whosemandate is to revitalize rural Canada through educationand research for rural leaders in the community, theprivate sector and in government: http://www.crrf.ca

Department of Rural Tourism, Hólar University College, North Iceland, set up in 1996, which collaborates closely with tourism practitioners and now offers four different programs of study in Rural Tourism and Event Management that embrace both theory and practice. www.holar.is