International Conference in Montréal - Day 2 - Cultural Tourism: Trends and Strategies



    MONTREAL, Sept. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The media is invited to the
international conference entitled Cultural Tourism: Trends and Strategies, on
Tuesday, September 30 at 9 a.m., at the Montréal Science Centre. This event
will examine the trends and major issues affecting cultural tourism on a
global scale.
    Organized by Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and
History, and the Montréal Science Centre, the event is being held under the
aegis of the International Council of Museums and its Committee for Education
and Cultural Action (ICOM/CECA).

    
    On the agenda, Tuesday, September 30:

    9:00 a.m.   Crowds at the Museum. Strategies for a Memorable Experience

                With Glenn Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art,
                New York, Catherine Guillou, from the Musée du Louvre, Paris,
                Michèle Canto, from the Canadian Museum of Civilization,
                Gatineau, and John Porter, from the Musée national des
                beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City.

    10:50 a.m.  Strategies for Dealing with Demand from Tourists

    2:00 p.m.   Canadian Educational and Cultural Action Experiences

    3:45 p.m.   Publication launch

    4 :00 p.m.  Educational Products for Tourists

    5:00 p.m.   Activities conclude
    

    For a press release, the complete event program, and a list of guests,
please visit the following URL:
    http://www.pacmuseum.qc.ca/pages/media/2008/montreal_september_8_2008.asp
x?annee=2008&lang=EN-CA

    The event is taking place from Monday, September 29 to Friday, October 3
(day off on Wednesday, October 1st), at the Montréal Science Centre, King
Edward Pier, 333 de la Commune Street, Montréal (at the end of Saint-Laurent
boulevard).




For further information:

For further information: Claude-Sylvie Lemery, (450) 653-0051, Cellular:
(438) 274-3874, cs.lemery@videotron.ca

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Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History

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