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Proposed Schedule, Subject to Change

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

7:30am – 3:30pm  Mobile Workshop

The forum will open with a mobile workshop to Acoma Pueblo Sky City, where attendees will have the opportunity to see successful and respectful Indigenous tourism in practice. The history of the Acoma people and the pueblo dates to A.D. 1100. Please wear good walking shoes for the tour and the walk down from Acoma Pueblo which is on a mesa almost 370 feet above the desert floor. More information about the mobile workshop can be found here.

4:30pm – 5:30pm Indigenous Advisory Committee Meeting
6:00pm – 8:00pm Opening Ceremony
8:00pm – 9:00pm Opening Reception

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

8:00am – 8:30am Coffee/Check-in
8:30am – 9:10am Welcome and Opening
9:10am – 10:10am Round Table 1 – Defining and Managing Tourism from an Indigenous Perspective
10:10am – 10:25am Coffee Break
10:25am – 11:25am Round Table 2 – Ensuring Authenticity and Protecting Cultural Heritage
11:30am – 12:30pm Round Table 3 – Re-establishing Connections in the Americas through Tourism Products and Experiences
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 2:30pm Round Table 4 – Fostering Partnerships and Financing Sustainable Indigenous Community Tourism
2:30pm – 2:45pm Coffee Break
2:45pm – 4:15pm Workshop – Co-creating Community-based Rural Tourism Guidelines
4:15pm – 5:00pm Closing
5:30pm – 7:00pm Reception

Thursday, March 19, 2020

8:00am – 10:00am  Strategic Meeting between Indigenous Advisory Committee and Industry Advisory Group

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