March 2024 SRITC Virtual Cafe: BYOC

What's on the agenda at this month's Virtual Cafe? In this event Guðrún Þóra and Þórný at the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre will discuss tourism in Iceland in the context of mobility systems and transport infrastructures.

Guðrún Þóra Gunnarsdóttir is the director of the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre (ITRC) and has a long experience in teaching and researching tourism. Her research interests have focused on tourism in rural areas with a particular focus on destination development and tourism impact on community development.

Þórný Barðadóttir (Thorny Bardadottir) is a researcher at the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre and a PhD student in Tourism Studies at the University of Iceland. Þórný’s research interests are on rural tourism, mobilities and infrastructures, and tourism in relation to regional development. Her previous research and publications include research on on-shore tourism linked to cruise visits into coastal communities.

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Remember BYOC means Bring Your Own Cake so get baking (or buying) so you can share your photos and create “cake envy".


How do I access the Virtual Cafe?

Joining instructions including a Zoom meeting weblink will be emailed to after you've registered. Reminder emails sent 48, 24 and 2 hours before the event will also contain the Zoom link.

All you need to do is click on the link and, if prompted, enter the security password that will be included in the email. 

What technology will I need to join the Virtual Cafe?

All you need is a PC/Laptop with a microphone and internet connection. If you have a headset please connect that to your computer to ensure that you can be heard clearly if you want to ask questions during the event.  

Do I need to have a Webcam to join the Virtual Cafe?

No. While most computers have webcams, it’s not mandatory that you use it during the virtual Cafe.

Can I join by phone? 

Yes you can join using a landline or mobile phone. Access phone numbers will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Can I promote the event on social media?

You certainly can. Please use the handle #WeAreSRITC and #SRITC2024 on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions ahead of the event feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If it helps and you aren’t used to using the link through Zoom, then let us know and we can buddy you up. Zoom doesn’t take much broadband compared to Skype but if internet connection is going to be a problem let us know.

Event Information

Event Date 27-03-2024 10:00 am
Event End Date 27-03-2024 11:00 am
Available place 16
Cut off date 26-03-2024 12:00 pm
Location Online

We are no longer accepting registration for this event