Call for application for the ICT4D in 2015


In 2013 IFITT launched the IFITT ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies fro Development) scholarship in order to fund two talented researchers to attend ENTER2014 in Dublin. The scholarship intends to promote research excellence from developing and emerging countries to provide a positive impact onto researchers respective communities through the application of ICT in tourism. 
In 2015 the scholarship consists of an assignment of a tutor, a non-cash prize for ENTER2015 eToursim Conference participation (comprising travel, accommodation and conference fee) and free IFITT membership for one year. 

For more information about the Call, please click here

or visit the IFITT website here.


Time Schedule

Submission Deadline: September 1, 2014
Initial feedback: September 25, 2014
Submit final revised proposal: October 10, 2014
Final acceptance: October 30, 2014
PhD Workshop: February 3, 2015
ENTER Conference: February 3-6, 2015


Testimonials
Minghetti Valeria - Senior Researcher, CISET – Ca’ Foscari University
Minghetti Valeria - Senior Researcher, CISET – Ca’ Foscari University

The IFITT community is growing worldwide and this is a sign of good health and liveliness. The presentations at ENTER gave me useful insights on current advances in academic research as well as in industry and destination practices. Good food for thought and inspiration for future projects! The interaction between academia, industry and public organizations is the strength of the conference and the aspect I appreciated more. ENTER is the ideal gate to the tourism and IT world for students and a good opportunity for industry and destination practitioners who want to stay tuned on innovative strategic solutions and applications for their activities. The organization of thematic workshops bringing together research papers and industry case studies could be the added value of ENTER.

Partners
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  • Travel Technology initiative
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  • InRoute
  • CICtourGUNE

Speakers
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  • Jean-Luc Boulin photo
  • Tomasz Janowski photo
  • Juan Antonio Zufiria photo
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