July 2017 Meeting

The next major meeting of the Network will be held in Québec City from July 17 to 19, 2017 at the Delta Québec Hotel.

Registration for the July 2017 Meeting is open. We invite you to register for the event and reserve your hotel as soon as possible via our registration page.

Preliminary program

AM
Arrival of participants
Check-in at hotel(s)
PM

As of 1 PM:
Registration
Delta Hotel

As of 2 PM:
Meeting - Thematic Working Groups

Soirée
Welcome Reception offered by Québec City, at the École de cirque de Québec
AM
Opening Ceremony
Review of the Network's Activities Since 2015
Opening Conference
Florian Wupperfeld
Leading Culture Destinations
Discussion Panel
French Culture and Heritage:

Paul LePage,
Governor of Maine

Billy Nungesser,
Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana

Christine St-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie (Québec)

Marie-France Lalonde,
Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Ontario)
Lunch
Lunch Conference
Gastronomic Tourism : A New Trend
Lesley Chesterman, food critic
PM
Presentation
Developing Tourist Routes and Circuits Based on French Culture and Heritage
Pilot projects

Québec - Charlevoix - Saguenay
Acadiana Route in Louisiana
Prince Edward Island
BLOCK 1 - Workshops
  1. Display and Showcase the French Language
  2. Tourism, a Social, Cultural and Economic Issue for First Nations: The Experience of the Community of Mashteuiatsh
  3. Combining Culture and Agriculture: A French-Speaking Community that Stands out Because of its Distinctive Local Product and Gourmet Specialities
  4. How to Engage and Include Young People
  5. Tourism as an Instrument of Revitalization: The Case of Manitoba
Session for Elected Officials at City Hall
Let's Build the Network Together - Proposal of a Steering Committee
Evening
Dinner-Show
Showcase of French Culture
Terminal de croisières - Port de Québec

Food Fair (open to the general public)

Kinomada Short Film Projection (open to the general public)
AM
Conference
Developing the Network's Brand and Image
BLOCK 2 - Workshops
  1. Principles and Practices of Tourism as a Vector for Sustainable Community Development
  2. Revitalize Your Tourism Project: Get Youth Involved
  3. How Can We Convey the Intangible Elements of a Tourism Offer?
  4. Genealogy: A Vector for Tourism Development
  5. An Economic Potential Worth Discovering, Recognizing and Exploiting
Lunch
Lunch Conference
Elizabeth Moore Aubin
Chargé d’affaires a.i.
U.S. Embassy in Canada
PM
Partnerships for the Network
Closing Ceremony

Invitation to the 2019 Meeting

Cheers to the Network
Evening
Free Evening
Official opening of the Tall Ships Regatta, Port de Québec
Monday, July 17 Tuesday, July 18 Wednesday, July 19
AM Arrival of participants
Check-in at hotel(s)
Opening Ceremony Conference
Developing the Network's Brand and Image
Review of the Network's Activities Since 2015
Opening Conference
Florian Wupperfeld
Publisher, Leading Culture Destinations
Discussion Panel
French Culture and Heritage:
Added-Value in the Business Sector and Tourism Industry

Paul LePage,
Governor of Maine

Billy Nungesser,
Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana

Christine St-Pierre,
Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie (Québec)

Marie-France Lalonde,
Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Ontario)
BLOCK 2 - Workshops
  1. Principles and Practices of Tourism as a Vector for Sustainable Community Development
  2. Revitalize Your Tourism Project: Get Youth Involved
  3. How Can We Convey the Intangible Elements of a Tourism Offer?
  4. Genealogy: A Vector for Tourism Development
  5. An Economic Potential Worth Discovering, Recognizing and Exploiting
Lunch

As of 1 PM:
Registration
Delta Hotel

As of 2 PM:
Meeting - Thematic Working Groups

Lunch Conference
Gastronomic Tourism : A New Trend
Lesley Chesterman, food critic
Lunch Conference
Elizabeth Moore Aubin
Chargé d’affaires a.i.
U.S. Embassy in Canada
PM
Developing Tourist Routes and Circuits Based on French Culture and Heritage
Pilot projects

Québec - Charlevoix - Saguenay
Acadiana Route in Louisiana
Prince Edward Island
Partnerships for the Network
BLOCK 1- Workshops
  1. Display and Showcase the French Language
  2. Tourism, a Social, Cultural and Economic Issue for First Nations: The Experience of the Community of Mashteuiatsh
  3. Combining Culture and Agriculture: A French-Speaking Community that Stands out Because of its Distinctive Local Product and Gourmet Specialities
  4. How to Engage and Include Young People
  5. Tourism as an Instrument of Revitalization: The Case of Manitoba
Closing Ceremony

Invitation to the 2019 Meeting

Cheers to the Network
Session for Elected Officials at City Hall
Let's Build the Network Together - Proposal of a Steering Committee
Evening Welcome Reception
offered by Québec City, at the École de cirque de Québec
Dinner-Show
Showcase of French Culture
Terminal de croisières - Port de Québec

Food Fair (open to the general public)

Kinomada Short Film Projection (open to the general public)
Free Evening
Official opening of the Tall Ships Regatta, Port de Québec


Registration fee

The registration fee is $150 CAN (taxes included). This covers access to the conferences and workshops, the welcome reception, two lunches, supper on July 18, simultaneous interpretation services, as well as the cultural activities included in the program. Participants must cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. A shuttle service will be offered for transportation to the various sites.

Register

Suggested Hotels

Hôtel Delta

690, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec (QC)  G1R 5A8 

Hôtel Palace Royal

775, avenue Honoré-Mercier
Québec (QC)  G1R 6A5

Hilton Québec

1100 boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Québec (QC)  G1R 4P3

Hôtel Château Laurier Québec

1220, place George-V ouest
Québec (QC)  G1R 5B8

See you in Québec City next July!

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