World leading experts to address the problems of ecotourism development

World leading experts to address the problems of ecotourism development

10-16-2019 - 10-19-2019
Date: 10-16-2019 - 10-19-2019
Place: Rosa Khutor ski resort

The II International Conference "Natural Tourism: Global Challenge and the Discovery of Russia" will be held on October 16-19, 2019, at the Rosa Khutor ski resort.

The conference was organised by the UN goodwill ambassador to the Arctic and Antarctica Vyacheslav Fetisov’s «Slava» Charitable Foundation, Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Roszapovedtsentr, Rostourism (Russia Travel), Sports Tourism Federation, Center for Strategic Research and Interros Group.

The event will focus on the legal and practical aspect of ecological tourism. During the discussion sessions Panellists will be able to share their knowledge and experience as well as discuss new public and legislative initiatives necessary for the sustainable development of ecotourism in Russia.

The list of speakers was extended by a number of specialists:

-Mirzega Abduselimov - Deputy General Director of JSC “North Caucasus Resorts”

-Natalya Danilina - Director of the Ecological Center “Reserves”; IUCN Board Member

-Andrey Kirpichnikov - Director of the Department of Public Relations, «Nornickel»

-Vladimir Moshkalo - Head of the United Nations Environment Program in Russia

-Vera Chizhova - Senior Researcher, Department of Physical Geography and Landscape Science, Moscow State University

We are glad to inform you that the final list of speakers and the conference program are available on the website

Traditionally, conference participants will be able to join one of the educational excursions in the territory of the Rosa Khutor resort.

On accreditation and information partnership issues, please contact Anna Markina at +7 (921) 572 80-88 or by email