The American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, March 29th – April 2nd, 2016, takes place in San Francisco, CA. Registration is still open on the AAG website:
In 2015, the Recreation, Tourism, and Sport Specialty Group (AAG-RTS) sponsored 27 special sessions at the Annual Meeting in Chicago! This included well over 100 presentations on recreation and tourism related topics and over 100 presentations on sport topics.
2016 will be an even bigger year for our group with 31 sponsored sessions and we are also happy to announce we will have a Featured Speaker this year! Professor Margaret Swain, University of California, Davis, will present on Wednesday afternoon from 1:20 PM – 3:00 PM in Plaza A, Hilton Hotel, Lobby Level. The title of her presentation is, as follows:
Trans-disciplinary Tourism Studies: Altruism, Pragmatism, So what?
We will also have a new social event on the first day of the conference (Tuesday evening) in order to help newcomers get the most out of the Annual Meeting – more details coming soon on our Facebook page and Google Community so make sure you join us there!