With the support of UP FTŠ Turistica, Erasmus +, Slovenian Tourist Board and the Municipality of Cerkno we were able to coordinate the second* AIRTH Innovation-in-motion expedition to (tourism innovations oriented) organizations and actors.
We were hosting**:
dr. Kunio Shirahada | associate professor in Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) | Received Ph.D at the University of Tokyo in 2009. My research interests include sustainability of service, neuro-marketing using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) technology, motivation management for service employees, and innovative organization design. | PRESENTATION: The trends of service innovation. Transformative service research: Knowledge and value co-creation for human well-being. Japanese cases: traditional Japanese services in tourism
dr. Hisashi Masuda | program-Specific Senior Lecturer (Service Excellence), Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University | My research interest is related to new business design to develop and sustain not only simple services but also complex ones. And also I am focusing on how do we empower such directions by using current digital technologies. | PRESENTATION: Proposed conceptual model on collaboration between local and big businesses through tourism and give Japanese cases related to this topic. The importance of such kinds of co-creative business model to adapt to today's rapidly changing economy.
AIRTH Innovation-in-motion expedition schedule:
Monday, 20.11.17, 12:00 - UP FTŠ Turistica, room 001
dr. Kunio Shirahada | dr. Hisashi Masuda | Urška Križman Vižintin - IstraTerra | Mateja Hrvatin Kozlovič - Houses of Slovenian Istria | Innovation in tourism MTP 3 students | dr. Dejan Križaj
Tuesday, 21.11.17, 12:00 - UP FTŠ Turistica, room 001
dr. Kunio Shirahada - UP FTŠ Turistica undergradute students lecture
Tuesday, 21.11.17, 16:00 - UP FTŠ Turistica, room 001
dr. Kunio Shirahada - UP FTŠ Turistica post-gradute students lecture
Thursday, 23.11.17, 16:00 - Cerkno Municipality - Design of services in tourism
dr. Dejan Križaj | dr. Kunio Shirahada | dr. Hisashi Masuda
Friday, 24.11.17, 12:00 - Student campus Ljubljana, Pivovarniška ulica 6, room 2
dr. Kunio Shirahada | dr. Hisashi Masuda | dr. Dejan Križaj
UP FTŠ Turistica PhD Students: Iztok Bončina - space tourism | Darija Cvikl - forest tourism | Dubravka Kalin - internal destination development
(*) The first AIRTH Innovation-in-motion expedition:
May 2017: Erasmus+ visit of dr. Vinod Sasidharan at UP FTŠ Turistica and practitioners' workshops with dr. Sasidharan and dr. Dejan Križaj on the topic of sustainability and innovation in Slovenian tourism: Ortenia apartments, Matjaž homestead in Paha, Beer fountain Žalec, Spa Snovik, Camp Koren.
(**) Unfortunately, due to illness, the third member of the Japanese team had to cancel the visit a few days before departure:
dr. Kotaro Nakamura | CEO of eCraft INC., Director of New Industry Research Group of ENAA (Engineering Advancement Association of Japan); Visiting professor at JAIST | My research interests include modeling of service value (co-)creation based on a multidisciplinary framework for traditional culture-based and contemporary services. Also I am directing the studies on “Smart Infrastructure” in ENAA, from experiences of the board member of an engineering company. | PRESENTATION: Social Value Creation in Art Related Tourism Projects: The Role of Creative Project Actors in Diverse National and International Settings