In this year's edition of ICST we are having Speakers, participants and moderators from 30+ countries around the globe representing various industries, interests, fields of work and areas of expertise. The following are the confirmed Speakers so far. Keep visiting !
SPEAKERS ICST 2021
Ishrat Nasreen Wahab
Ms Ishrat is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Tourism Department at Garden City University, Bangalore. She is the managing committee member of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI) and represents the university as an Allied Member of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI). She has collaborated with Incredible India - Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Karnataka and Gujarat Tourism Corporation Limited,for joint projects. She has successfully completed the short-term study abroad programme titled "India-Spain Exchange: Culture, Education and Health" conducted and sponsored by Universidad Camilo José Cela, at Mardid, Spain, in June 2018.
She is passionate about research and has published research papers in international journals with high Impact Factor, UGC listed journals, peer-reviewed journals and other journals of repute. She has authored chapters in edited books published by international publishers such as Springer and IGI Global. Ishrat is also the Chief Editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Compass (ISSN 2394-0646), and a mentor and contributor to the travel magazine Welcome On Board.
Dr. Sheeba Hamid
Dr. Hamid is a Professor in Tourism at Aligarh Muslim University , India. She has teaching experience of more than twenty years . She has authored five books and published more than thirty five papers . She has organised Conferences , Workshops , Training Programmesand handled delegations.She is a keen traveller and is associated with a number of universities in various academic assignments.
Dr. Paritosh Nandi
Dr. Paritosh Nandi is a Ph.D. in Solar Energy Engineering and a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Energy Auditor by the Ministry of Power, Government of India. He has authored several publications in Scientific Journals, Conference Proceedings and Technical Reports. He is also a reviewer of articles for international journals like 'Energy', 'Solar Energy', 'Journal of Cleaner Production', 'Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review' and 'Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy of American Institute of Physics'. He is the publisher and Editor of the magazine "Sustainable Energy Review".
Claus hails from Faaborg in Denmark and has been continuously on the road since 1987. His passion is cycling around the world, so when he is not travelling on work, he often sets off on his bicycle for a solo trip in new places and amidst unknown people. He has cycled thousands of kilometers in every corner of the globe. He believes cycling is more about mental health and less about physical strength. He also takes interest in football, art, movies, craft beer, hiking, gender equality and history and is often invited at various forums to speak about these issues.
Ms. Olga Mamonova
Russian Sociologist and Journalist, Olga is a Ph.D. in sociology from the Moscow State University, Russia (2002) and an M.Phil. in Sociology and Health Care from De Montfort University, UK (2004). She is a member of International and European Sociological Associations as well as the Russian Society of Sociologists. She has authored more than 60 scientific and popular science publications, including scientific monograph. For several years she worked in scientific journals as a scientific editor, before coming to market research (offline and online since 2012) and the tourism industry and is currently working with Baginet Sales and Marketing Agency.
Ms Rupanjana De
A Practising Company Secretary and Qualified Lawyer with experience in diverse fields of industry starting from beverages to renewable energy, Ms De has expertise in Company Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Sustainability, CSR and Quality Control. After winning two Gold Medals in Economics and Law, she pursued a triple Master Degree programme in Europe. She has authored 9 books on Law, CSR and sustainability and innumerable articles in national and international magazines. She is the Editor of internationally acclaimed Touriosity magazine since 2012. She is a Director on the Board of 11 companies and a renowned Social Worker. She also holds Honorary Advisory and Management positions in many schools, colleges and institutes.