Innovation in Rural Tourism (InRuTou) Networking Event

The Networking Event of a project InRuTou - Innovation in Rural Tourism  will take place in the Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria on 15 July, 2015

The objective of the networking event is to develop follow-up of the project in the project pilot communities and by involving other partners and countries of the Carpathians and in other mountain areas. Both project ideas and potential funding sources will be discussed.

Some of the ideas for follow-up projects include:

  • involvement of protected areas in tourism development
  • intergenerational practice
  • youth entrepreneurship
  • creative industries grounded in cultural heritage

The event is open to interested participants - organizations and individuals engaged in sustainable development, tourism development and youth entrepreneurship projects.

Send an e-mail to to register.


2014-03-03 - 2014-03-31

Big Foot to be published in Journal of Intergenerational Relationships

The Big Foot  will be published in the Programme Profile in the Journal of Intergenerational Relationships (JIR), volume 12, issue 1, in March 2014, entitled, "Big Foot: Sustainable Regional Development through Intergenerational Learning" .

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Big Foot publications included into German GeroLit

The Big Foot Intergenerational Approach Handbook & the Transferability Toolkit included to the German GeroLit, the online catalogue on Gerontology Literature

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2013-12-04 - 2013-12-06

Online Educa Berlin

The Big Foot Project participated to the Online Educa Berlin, which took place on 4-6 December, 2013, with a post of a joint presentation of LLP projects  presented at the EDEN- European Distance and E-Learning Network.


International Federation of IT in Travel and Tourism, Finland Chapter, Start-up event

Alessandro Inversini of the InRuTou partner Bournemouth University, School of Tourism, presented InRuTou during the keynote speech at the start-up event of the Finland Chapter of the International Federation of IT in Travel and Tourism

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2013-10-04 - 2013-10-06

International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing

Big Foot Project was presented  at the International Istanbul Initiative on Ageing (IIIA)on 4-6 October, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.

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2013-06-20 - 2013-07-20

Big Foot – Big Step –European Conference in Brussels

The Big Foot – Big Step –European Conference "Local Development through Intergenerational Learning in Mountain Areas" took place in the Committee of the Regions in Brussels, Belgium on June 20, 2013

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2013-06-05 - 2013-06-06

Final Big Foot Conference in Vienna, Austria

The Final Conference was held in the Vienna International Center, and was devoted to discussions on Intergenerational Learning and Innovation for Sustainable Rural development.

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